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Motty's Homestay

Kidangamparambu Temple Street, Alappuzha 688013, India
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Ranked #7 of 59 hotels in Alappuzha
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Gail B London, United Kingdom
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I returned to Motty's for the 2nd time in March this year. Motty is a very warm, welcoming, enthusiastic and friendly host. Always eager to share a drink and a chat on the veranda before dinner. The house a short walk to the heart of Allepey, which is fun to explore on foot, especially with Motty's map and insider tips!... More

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

i stayed at motty´s place and it was just wonderful. it´s like a small hidden paradise in the middle of allepey motty and lali are just 2 lovely warmhearted hosts and their house is just a perfect base to discover kerala. you feel comfortable and protected and perfectly guided. motty knows all the good places and his recommendations are deep... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I stayed at motty's for 2 nights in November 2013 and found it to be one of the best experiences on my trip to Kerala. When I stayed it was motty's birthday and I and the other guests were invited to join his surprise party giving us a real taste of Indian family life. My room was very grand especially... More

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Bassussarry, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Though we arrived unexpectedly late (early evening) on a Sunday, and Mr Motty was temporarily absent for family reasons, his housekeeper showed us to our room. It was spacious, with a very high bed, a spectacular 19th century antique with a firm mattress. There was air conditioning. The bathroom was quaint and retro, but big and functional. We were served... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014 via mobile

Had a wonderful stay with Motty and Lally at their comfortable and homely home stay.They made us so welcome and we left feeling like old friends. Plenty to see and do in and around Aleppey,and the backwater trips were amazing, beautiful bird life and scenery. Would love to return sometime and would definitely stay here again.

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Liphook, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

A perfect base for exploring Alleppey and the backwaters - Motty and Lali were wonderful company and most helpful, organising great experiences for us during our short stay. We especially enjoyed a day on the backwaters, visiting Lalji's village home for breakfast and lunch and spotting abundant birdlife from a canoe. We have come away with wonderful memories, great photos... More

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

I would recommend Motty's Homestay to anyone travelling to Alleppey. The homestay is a quiet refuge and still close to the centre of town, but most of all Motty and Lali are warm and wonderful hosts. I chose to have dinner with Motty and Lali each of my four evenings there and was delighted with delicious home-cooked Kerala meals. My... More

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

We spent two days in this lovely oasis of peace, located in a quiet residential area but not far away from the town center and the backwater departure quay. Here, you are in Motty's home (a former colonial style house) and so you have to opportunity to share a moment of real Indian's life with a very welcoming host. Motty... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

We have just returned from a tour to Kerala using Ellison Roberts which included two nights at Motty's Homestay. This was a great experience for us and made a very welcome change from staying in a hotel. Motty was an excellent and very friendly host making us feel very welcome. He was very knowledgeable about Kerala/India and was able to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at Motty's Homestay just last week and found it to be a very good experience. Motty was there to meet us at 5:30am in the rain, with umbrellas in hand and quickly whisked us to our room and left the informative stuff to be taken care of after a few hours much needed sleep after... More

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Address: Kidangamparambu Temple Street, Alappuzha 688013, India
Location: India > Kerala > Alappuzha
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Motty's Homestay Kerala/Alappuzha, India

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Boutique Heritage Homestay accommodation offering peace and tranquility in the quaint little town of Alleppey -the gateway to the Backwaters" This traditional Syrian Christian home with it's gardenn view verandahs bring back old world charm . Comfortable en-suite bedrooms offers warm hospitality and excellent food. Guests have exclusive use of the comfortably furnished sitting room with its beamed ceiling and wooden antique furniture, and guests own private entrance. Emphasis is on the food which is cooked for you by the lady of the house using fresh local ingredients and home grown produce. ... more   less 
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