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VI/156, Punnamada, | Alleppey, Alappuzha 688013, India
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Kerala House Boats
Ranked #40 of 135 Alappuzha B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a deluxe houseboat booked for a day, however, we were upgraded to a premium houseboat which was the best thing to happen. The boat was good, service was excellent however cleanliness wasn't up to the mark. The uniqueness of being a houseboat trip was good, however, nothing too exceptional. We saw a lot of better and cleaner houseboats... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The backwaters of Kerala are spectacular and not to be missed! However be very careful choosing a boat. Ours was very dirty, no net or glass in the bathroom window so open to cockroaches etc. Would know better next time as there are some great boats for hire unfortunately not ours! Go with a reputable company!

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Melbourne, Australia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
29 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for one night on Elite Houseboats. It cost 90,000 rupees for two people in a boat with twin beds. The boat was generally clean with one bedroom, bathroom and meals area at the front. It also had lounges to sit in at the very front of the boat, which were great to sit in to take in the... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just finished a luxury tour of Kerala that Elite Houseboat organised for us. Having read some recent reviews we were nervous about how the trip would go and the state of the accommodation but everything went well. They picked us up from our hotel in Kochi at the time agreed and the hotels they recommended were great. We finished the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I have to admit that I was nervous about this part of our india holiday but so far Indus Travel had not put afoot wrong and this was no exception. At first it takes a while to adjust to the accommodation for the next two nights but Air con in the bedroom and a charger for my iPhone together with... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I decided to book in advance so I didn't have to worry about making sure we had a reservation. I wish I hadn't. I booked Elite Houseboats based on the great reviews here on TripAdvisor. I do not know what people were talking about! I have done the houseboat experience before and this was terrible. The boat was very dirty,... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

it is a waste of your money and time. Please dont spend on boathouse instead go for local boat sight seeing which is cheap and shows you the same place as in the houseboat. They say that the boathouse sails for five hours but our houseboat sailed for only 2.45 hrs. Also the one who was sailing the boat did... More 

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Mumbai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We book our trip for 1day. Lunch to B/F next day. It was nice experience. We was alone on the boat so use good use of it. View from Upper floor deck was unforgettable. You can see and feel the life living along the back route.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Though a day in the boat house can be very scenic and calming, it is definitely not a place to visit with kids. The kids get restless, not completely safe and you obviously do not have all the facilities, that you would have on land in a good resort. Barely any house keeping Do not stay for more than a... More 

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We stayed for one day at the house boat.The rooms were quite nice , the bath rooms clean.The staff efficient.The boat was well maintained and the food served at the boat was good.At night the boat was parked near the rice fields and overall it was a very peaceful ambiance. One day stay is highly recommended.

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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): $$
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Kerala House Boats (House Boats) Hotel Alappuzha
Kerala House Boats Alappuzha, India

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