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Pooppallys Heritage Home

Ponga P.O, Alappuzha 688512, India
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Pooppallys Heritage Home
Ranked #6 of 56 hotels in Alappuzha
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We initially dithered about whether take a houseboat and in retrospect are glad we didn't. Pooppally is some distance from Alleppy, so the admittedly picturesque houseboats only reach them in the afternoon, instead we were privy to the true backwater life. Whether it was net fishing or duck herding, it all happened in front of our eyes as we relaxed... More

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Verden (Aller), Germany
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Spent 3 days at Pooppally´s and thorouly enjoyed relaxing in a beautiful setting just by the river. Joseph and his wife Cecily were so kind. Joseph helped arrange a massage and a much to be recommended 3 hour boat trip which took me into some of the smaller canals in the backwaters (not possible on a houseboat). Joseph also showed... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

We stayed for one night at Pooppallys on 12th December before a trip on the backwaters. Joseph and his wife are extremely accommodating and we absolutely loved staying here. The house is 300 years old so there's a lot of history in those teak walls. They made us very welcome and were easy to get along with. Joseph is a... More

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Brisbane, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

It's a couple of months since we stayed at Poopallys, and the thought of it still brings a big smile! We thoroughly enjoyed every minute of our time there. The family home is beautiful and atmospheric, the garden an inspiration, and the river so relaxing. The Poopallys are a wonderfully welcoming and hospitable and interesting family. We felt at home... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Pooppallys A beautiful old heritage homestay right on the water where you can relax on the veranda and watch the goings on of the river. Slightly neglected and run down when we were there due to the absence from illness of the maintenance staff. Wifi was provided in the dining room. Lovely meals provided by the aging Joseph's wife Cicely,... More

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London, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Our visit to Poopallys was a highlight of our trip. This was a great alternative to a houseboat to see life on the backwaters. Not only was Dr Joseph incredibly hospitable, he also had excellent suggestions for Ayurvedic treatments and a three-hour boat trip around the smaller backwaters. Our redwood bungalow looked over the river and had a back to... More

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Sydney, Australia
16 reviews 16 reviews
16 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

We were collected from the railway station after an overnight train trip from Goa and led to our clean and comfortable room in one of the most peaceful beautiful locations I have stayed. The waterfront location is idyllic and there are pathways along the waterfront to the local village. The food at pooppallys was some of the best we experienced... More

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Fall City, Washington
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

We can't thank Paul and Cecily enough for allowing us to share their beautiful home and for taking such good care of us. We were only going to stay a couple of nights but ended up staying five - we didn't want to leave. The location was ideal, right on the river (a much better choice than a houseboat), very... More

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Cambridge, England
18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

We chose Pooppallys as an alternative to taking a houseboat, and are so pleased that we did. The house is authentic, beautifully situated on the river, and comfortable if somewhat dated. The home-cooked meals were delicious and used produce from the amazing garden (ask for a tour). Paul arranged massages at the local Ayurvedic centre and for a backwaters tour... More

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Warwick, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

This place is great if you want to chill out and admire the view of the river, which is pretty amazing from the back of the house. Paul was lovely and made us feel at home. The room was okay.. No toilet paper though and we didn't seem to have any hot water. The food was very nice and the... More

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Also Known As:
Pooppallys Heritage Home Alappuzha
Pooppallys Heritage Home Hotel
Pooppallys Heritage Home Kerala/Alappuzha, India
Address: Ponga P.O, Alappuzha 688512, India
Location: India > Kerala > Alappuzha
Hotel Style:
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Alappuzha
#5 Romantic Hotel in Alappuzha
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