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Kerala House Boats

VI/156, Punnamada, | Alleppey, Alappuzha 688013, India
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Kerala House Boats
Ranked #35 of 129 Alappuzha B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
20 reviews 20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is definiteley and awesome experienece.. Its a true essence of Kerala hospitality.. after all what more can one ask other than just falling asleep and waking up for the gentle rocking of a boat and then joining in for an awesome meal with a delicacy of prawns and "karimeen porichatu".. It is basically a hotel on the water with... More

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New Delhi, India
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is really a a great experience, if you ever get a chance to visit Kerala Must stay in a house boat, The Back water in Kerala is really unique. The Houses boats are Build Very nice, Good Rooms. and excellent kerala food.

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Chennai (Madras), India
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We had taken a 2-bedroom house boat for 2 families of 4 adults and 2 kids. The service and the boat was excellent and we loved staying in it. Pros (a) Build quality of the boat (b) Good Food (right from welcome drink to tea, coffee, lunch etc) (c) Neat restrooms (d) Anytime A/c (at a premium) (e) Good nets,... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We were a joint family of 19 People checked into this houseboat for One Night stay. We opted for a premium service which worked out 29000 INR for all the members(roughly 1520 per person). Note that this review is for the "PREMIUM AC 4 BEDROOM HOUSEBOAT" Pros: 1) Build quality of the boat is excellent. 2) Good food( welcome drink,... More

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Bangalore, India
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

we stayed at elite boat house for 2 days in may 2014, 4 families with age group of 70 to 5 food is excellent, stay is relaxing, nothing to complain about, crew is helpful thank you mr. joeffy for making our trip memorable will plan for a repeat trip next vaccation and will recommend friends and family about this nice... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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48 reviews 48 reviews
11 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

My experience on this boat was terrible. It took a whole day to get to the destination,which was a place of total darkness where the boat docked. The food on the boat was terrible, the rooms were smelly even had a cockroach. There is nothing much to see on the way either, We stopped at 1 place to have the... More

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New Delhi, India
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

The house boat experience would stay with us for long. The ride through the backwaters were simply amazing, for non vegeterians: you can buy fishes of your choice and ask them to cook.Was a bit humid but we go full day A/C, which made our stay comfortable.

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Bangalore, India
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

We reached around 4pm to board the houseboat (which is very late). however the staff was very friendly and accommodating. The houseboat was clean and well maintained. I was told by my friends to carry insect repellent, but it was not needed as the houseboat had huge mosquito net to cover it completely. We had great fun going around the... More

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Navi Mumbai, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Went for a family holiday and stayed for a night on the houseboat. Rooms were clean and food was amazing, the journey in the backwaters is a one of a life time experience. Liked the friendy staff.Crew is very polite and helpful

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Chennai (Madras), India
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

This is my honeymoon trip,It was one of the memorable days in our life,excellent service and cooking was excellent , locations are superb , The crew was very polite and helpful , The boats are safe. Thanks Elite houseboat crew

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Address: VI/156, Punnamada, | Alleppey, Alappuzha 688013, India
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Location: India > Kerala > Alappuzha
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Kerala House Boats (House Boats) Hotel Alappuzha
Kerala House Boats Alappuzha, India

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We have introduced a fleet of new generation luxury houseboats. We proudly claim that it is not just a boat that we have got ready for you, it is a home,and pleasant as the one in which you live. The bedrooms are arranged with all the amenities and facilities you need to help you rest and relax, as you glide along. ... more   less 
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