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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
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Chennai (Madras), India
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Unique experience , relaxed feel and a great Holiday finish . Be sure to take the premium or Luxury house boat if you can afford it as the others do not give you the right feel .Its the best way to laze around and finish your holiday at "Gods own country"

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Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the privilege to be on JCT houseboats in Alleppey. The wonderful experience is still fresh after a year. When we went there our bags were kept properly in one of the four bedrooms by the staff and we were served delicious kerala style lunch. The houseboat was going smooth on the backwaters and AC rooms made sure we... More 

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New Delhi, India
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48 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I cannot express it in words that how much I regret going to the houseboat and spending an entire day, evening and night there. It was a total waste of time and money. Backwaters in Kerela is worth an experience, but overnight stay at the Houseboat is completely overrated. The boat after 4-5 hours of journey is parked at the... More 

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Lapta, Cyprus
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35 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the sail along the backwaters of Kerala,it was very relaxing.The cabins were rather cramped and there was a strange smell in the small bathroom.Our lunch was quite nice but the evening meal was very disappointing.The chicken stew was mostly bones.This was not the fault of the staff as they were obviously told what to prepare.We moored up near... More 

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Mumbai in India
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Felt like a King & Queen .. V stayed at Meenakshi houseboat a premium 2 bedroom house boat managed by Sun Houseboats - http://www.keralahouseboat.in/ Absolutely Wunnderful experience.. A house boat all to ourselves.. Awesome Food.. They even make as per our choice any dish which we prefer at a marginal extra cost.. Lovely Decor ... 1st Class.. Want to recommend... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having seen these boats in numerous TV shows, it was a dream come true when I managed to wriggle time out of a busy schedule to visit Kerala in Oct 2014. We managed to get a small 1 bed room boat to ourselves. The bed room was small and cosy but a little rickety. Check in was a breeze and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was really amazing experience....we enjoyed throughly..... i really like the house boat so much....you will feel like a home...they have every facilites...we definitely recommend to everyone a must go place...

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6 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a good idea to try out the house boat at less once in a lifetime. When going for it select the boat with 24hrs A\C facility. Be cautioned to close all the windows at night, since the place has mosquitoes.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

really good experience in house boat,but i have taken dream house boat was not so good so rude persons in boat in night no ac even fan also they simple to avoid the consumption of diesel they stop the generatr

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

After doing a lot of research, finally selected the elite houseboats. Called up joffy and booked the houseboat in advance by doing a wire transfer. The boat was clean, and started on time as mentioned. The crew were helpful and the view from the boat was spectacular. The only issue we had was that the crew could understand only malayalam.... More 

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