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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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San Mateo, California
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38 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

After talking with a friend who had similar experience, I decided to write this critical review. Our Kerala house boat company, Rainbow Cruise of Allepy, was selected by our local travel agent. We arrived at the dock, hurriedly boarded and departed. Not until we were away from the docks, did I had a chance to inspect the boat. It was... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A must visit place or activity for especially Indians. Cannot explain in words how it feels like spending a day in this house boat that has the all the necessary amenities for your stay. We hired a double bedroom house boat for our need. Good option for honeymoon couples too. Must visit place in one's life time

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great time with whole family in a House boat provided by Venice Backwater Tour (Tel +91 98955 21335, +91 90724 66663) Alappuzha. Nice and clean boat, superb lunch cooked onboard. The weather was perfect. Had a great time from 10.30 a.m to 5.30 p.m.

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HONGKONG
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a must do item in Kerala trip due to the beautiful backwater , it's not enough you have an hour ride, we chose to stay overnight with 3 meals, the house was facilities , neat and clean, AC room protected us from mosquito bites nor inserts, the gentlemen provide cozy service on our dinning, cleaning rooms and driving boat.... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Alapuzha - the Venice of India Want to enjoy a day and night in house boat with family, then this is the place. In the calm,tranquil break water of the Arabian Sea enjoy the trip with family, friends...... Precook the boat of choice as per members in the trip with choice of food. This is essential to help the agency... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Houseboat was clean and new with all basic facilities, food was also very good and homely. Moving across Backwater was a great experience. It was beautiful. But in evening after the ride, there was nothing to do, no games no activities. Also it was very hot so avoid in May. I think Day trip will be better instead of full... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went for a night stay for my Honeymoon. Through travel planners we got Gambit houseboat cruise booked . we boarded at 2 pm and started the journey towards nedumudy village which was our destination for night halt. there were 3 people on cruise for our service. the food they served was mouth watering. Ambience was of 3 star hotels... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One must go cruising on the backwaters of Kerala in a houseboat. It is a surreal experience. Just sit at the deck and look outside.....it's green green green everywhere. To read more about my experience, just copy the link below in your browser: http://priyapeter142.blogspot.in/2015/02/alappuzha-venice-of-east.html?m=0

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Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

first trip in kerala boat house. boathouse is super, food is good. rooms are OK. but the water is not clean. we dare not to bath but wash our face with mineral water. the boat driver, kitchen cook and helper is very good and friendly and helpful, thanks to them.

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

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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