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Kerala House Boats

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VI/156, Punnamada, | Alleppey, Alappuzha 688013, India
Kerala House Boats
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Sailing Started at 12:30 and we feel good, Lunch Served in mid of water, which is different Experience, Passing Small C annal is Thrilling and awesome, But after 5:30 PM Nothing to do in Boat , so its very Boar overnight. Also they are docking in the same place where we started and also parallel to another boat, so No... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Houseboats in Kerala offers pleasing opportunity in making your visit memorable. They were very well maintained and food was very tempting. Very scenic and best for a photo shoot.Truly a great experience.

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Warangal, India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in houseboat for 1night . I was the worst experienced!!! Intresting story is at night the boat will be park near village side and then the 2 wire theory start which is very dangerous and what government of kerla is doing god only knows because in kerla taking illegal electric connection from a house that to in village... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in houseboat for 1night . I was the worst experienced!!! The houseboat was terrible condition , so dusty , dirty , not maintained the cleanliness , the attendant & cook doesn't bother to swee or clean it up. they served a welcoming drink , we didn't drink after saw the marks on the cup! The room was very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed last week.. We booked brightwater luxury houseboat- 1 bedroom with mini pool with full a\c.. Such a wonderful cruising experience.. I love the food the most.. It's very delicious.. One day trip is recommended unless if u want to experience a night in a houseboat.. As nothing to see / activities after 6pm.. We enjoyed our houseboat more then... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Alapuzha ,the venice of the east is well known for its house boat stay in the backwaters.It is really important to choose your house boat wisely ,I would suggest not to go for high facilating packages as the natural feel would be missed.Make sure your boat is not overloaded with people than the boats capacity and also savethe contact numbers... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a one night stay in Aleppey house boat in October first week. We were welcomed by boat crew- boat driver, cook and attendant.  Our luggage was taken to room and we were offered orange juice followed by lunch which was pretty simple and home cooked food. Ours was one bedroom houseboat with a deck. We loved the deck area... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We travelled to Kerala some year back. Went to munaar then went to alleppy. Our package included house boat. We enjoyed the day sailing on the rivers of rice fields, house and palaces. We went to Coptic church and shopping street along the river. In the evening the boats stand in one place, mosquito nets are lowered and you can... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The season is usually from August to Feb...Nearest Airport is Kochi(Cochin)..you can spend a day or two in the house boats , which can have 1, 2 or 3 bedrooms..usually has two boat drivers and a cook... You can buy your favourite fish from the local shops on route and the Cook will prepare it for you..don't forget to try... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Alleppy Boat house cruise on third week of April 2015: We booked one 2 bed room houseboat for 4 adults and 2 children from M/s. Aqua Jumbo Houseboat(please avoid this company), but they directed us to use some other’s houseboat – Eco Trails Green houseboat. It is not fair on the part of Aqua Jumbo to offer something else, without... More 

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