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Ayana's Homestay

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Vaishyom Bhagom | 255A, Padma Vihar, Alappuzha 688505, India
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful modern home, with very comfortable rooms. The rooftop balcony is a great place to relax, enjoy the quiet, or do some morning yoga with Mr. Gopal. Everyone was extremely friendly and wanted to ensure we were well taken care of. Plenty of delicious home cooked food. Mr. Gopal is very knowledgeable and if you are interested, loves to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the home stay as part of a group tour, the rooms were beautifully furnished with fan and air conditioning, our host were really welcoming they couldn't do enough for us, the food was all home cooked by our host and was excellent. The views from the roof terrace across the back waters were terrific, all in all I... More 

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The "homestay" was the part of my trip I was a little apprehensive about ....how basic could it be ? How wrong was I ,from the moment I removed my shoes and entered the door I knew that I had got it wrong.A welcoming family and a beautiful home and every facility that you needed.Nothing too much trouble for this... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

This is not what I imagined a Homestay, it is just so beautiful. Across the river on a boat and you are greeted so warmly, we were given a lovely lemon and ginger drink on arrival. The rooms are refurbished and very clean, the food delicious and the views are incredible. We also did a walking tour and had a... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

What a place! I visited Kerala and stayed in Ayana's Homestay, with family. Initially, I was reluctant to stay in Homestay, but later on, after seeing the pics around this place and talking to these guys, I finally decided to take a chance. And, this was proved to be an excellent decision. The natural beauty and Kerala's culture blended with... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

You are picked up on one side of the river and taken across to a lovely modern Kerala house. Sit in front of the house or on the covered rooftop and watch the backwater cruise boats go by. Eat wonderful, authentic Kerala food. Vinet, who speaks excellent English, will take you on a guided walk around the village. A great... More 

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Gorey, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Confession: I came as part of a group and don't know how you would get the boat there. Home stay may not be a very accurate description either. This is a big beautiful house with carved doors and ensuite double bedrooms. Really welcoming hosts and the food is really good. However, it is the location that makes it. I went... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

We spent the night at this home stay and it was most definitely one of the highlights of trip. After a beautiful boat cruise through the backwaters we were warmly welcomed into Vinit's beautifully renovated home by his equally beautiful family. Lunch involved some of the best food I have eaten on my whole trip, it was fresh, full of... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We stayed in this beautiful homestay in February 2015. The place is spotless, modern and offers what feels like a real and rural Keralan experience. From the interesting village walk to the beautiful backwater boat ride, Ayanas offers great value for money. The family are so friendly and welcoming. The food was superb with the communal dining offering a different... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay here. The family is so friendly, warm and welcoming. And the food is excellent, the best we've had at any homestay in India. This place was one of the highlights for us in Kerala and we highly recommend it. The house is a work in progress, particularly the roof terrace, but the inside is already... More 

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