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Mandala Beach House & Cottages

North of Vijaya Park | Sea View Ward, Alleppey beach, Alappuzha, India
Mandala Beach House & Cottages
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a group of 4 girls on holiday in India, we stayed at the Mandala for one night, although we had initially planned to stay a few more nights. On the second day, after we got back from a trip to the backwaters, we were tracked down at a restaurant by the two guys who looked after the hotel.... More 

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allapuzha
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a long walk through thr beach ended up in mandela and we wondered we could get a cup of coffe.jay was so helpfull and he offered us coffee.we enjoyed the sunset on the beach in mandela.the food they served wasnt overrated but good quality too.the staff is very great too.hope to see u guys again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me an my partner stayed here at Mandala an had a great time. Jay the owner is super nice an will help you with anything you need. Meals , bus trips, boat rides etc. The rooms are just fine with wifi upstairs on a deck were you can sit an chat to others who are staying there.The view is amazing... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

My fiance stayed here for four days while chilling on the beach and exploring the backwaters. Mandala was great. It is a good place at a very reasonable price with great service. Fan in the room, private toilet, spacious, solid view. Highly recommend to anyone staying in the beach side of Alleppey.

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Paternoster, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Although we didn't sleep here (no vacancy) the owner Jay let us spend a lot of time there chilling with his guests on the beach while having a few cold beers. We stayed just down the road with a friend of Jay who referred us. The location is great, right on the beach just adjacent to the main beach. The... More 

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Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We booked 3 nights in the bungalow,which was up some very unsafe steps and cost £22 a night.On our arrival it took the lady all of 5 minutes to clean!However the location on the beach was good and the guy Manu was really nice.There was no hot water and the bath felt like it might fall through the floor.The first... More 

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Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Apart from its beach location this place is hugely overrated. Also bear in mind that although it's by the beach, it's a long way from town and other amenities. We stayed for 2 nights in the bungalow, the most expensive of its rooms. The room was not clean, and the bathroom looked to be rusting away. The bungalow is a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

My girlfriend and i turned up in Alleppey late in the evening and followed a Lonely Planet recommendation to stay here as we were going to jump on a houseboat the next day. We were told that there were no rooms at their primary location, so were shown to the annex. A lot cheaper, mainly due to not being right... More 

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

yeah, what to say about this place. they were very accommodating to the budget traveller. we spent 800 ruppees a night. the owner was an interesting individual who had good help. they own another place down the street. not much to say about this beachfront place really. the owner is cool and the location is fine.

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Joliette, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We arrived in the afternoon and the owner jay was nice enough. We took the cottage on the beach, which was quite expensive but seemed worthwhile. A loud crowd was right beside us, but this was not an issue in the afternoon. When we came back at around 8 pm, the party was much louder. We checked the room and... More 

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