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“air con”(3 reviews)
Marvel Cruise, one of Kerala Tourism Department's officially recognised Golden Category houseboat groups, offers you a wonderful way to enjoy the serene bliss of a scenic countryside.A bamboo - thatched canopy sets the ambience for a river cruise...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Akkarakklam House | Mullackal Alleppy, Alappuzha 688011, India
+91 98470 33091
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Reviewed June 24, 2018

We really enjoyed this relaxing cruise. the service was fantastic and the food was yummy. We loved the traditional style of the boat as well, highly recommend.

1  Thank Beeancalulu
Reviewed May 22, 2018

I had booked a one night stay at Marvel cruise. It was the one of the best trip experiences I has so far. I strongly recommend to everyone who is visiting Kerala to spend atleast a day on a house boat. The houseboat was very...More

Thank Prabhanjan K
Reviewed May 21, 2018

House Boat ride changed the way we think of boat rides. Saw planty of birds on the way. Visited one of the oldest church in India, roamed around village market. Food was awesome, staff was courteous & friendly. 2 houseboats with 6 support staff dedicated...More

Thank Vishwajit P
Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

We were really glad that we opted for a 2-day cruise/one-bedroom boat as one day would not have been enough to enjoy the experience. We enjoyed the delicious food and the varied menu. We have to mention the kind crew, Mr Sivan, Mr Ternet and...More

1  Thank Sadeck
Shanthy K, General Manager at Marvel Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded May 11, 2018

Hi Sadeck, Thanks for your review. It's our pleasure to be your host in your Kerala tour. We have always believed that a two nights and three days trip to backwaters will give you the opportunity to explore more. Your comments about the crew is...More

Reviewed March 27, 2018

I booked a one-night stay with Marvel Cruise. Stayed there on the last week week of Feb with parents. The houseboat was clean with all the basic amenities. The boat ride starts at 12 noon. It was such a soothing experience to witness the village...More

1  Thank Debapriyo_Sam
Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I stayed on a Marvel Cruises houseboat for one night during a truly memorable 10 day tour of Kerala. We had been sent the link to Marvel Cruises by our travel operator and the houseboat shown in the link looked very impressive....More

Thank David H
Shanthy K, General Manager at Marvel Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded May 11, 2018

Dear David H, Thanks you taking your time to review us.I would like to personally apologize for the series of unfortunate incidences that you experienced during your stay with us. We continually try to do our very best for all of our guests, but unfortunately,...More

Reviewed March 6, 2018

Finding the jetty was quite difficult and a few more signs/directions would be helpful but once we found our houseboat things just got better and better. Our bedroom and en suite were small but comfortable and having the air con on at night was a...More

1  Thank Pammy416
Reviewed March 3, 2018

We are two UK couples spending a month in India and travelling to Kerlala from Goa for a four night trip in the backwaters. The four of us stayed in a two bedroom houseboat with a captain, assistant captain and cook for our exclusive use....More

1  Thank SMargaret3
Reviewed March 1, 2018

What a wonderful couple of days spent cruising the Allepey backwaters, with our own two chefs and captain who couldn't do enough for us, and cooked us some marvellous Keralan dishes. I would recommend booking a two day package (at least) because you see much...More

1  Thank jeffmartin2018
Reviewed February 27, 2018 via mobile

The houseboat is a must do for everyone. The houseboat itself was authentic and well kept creating a great atmosphere. The views along the river were breath-taking. The guide/driver/cook were so friendly and welcoming. It was easy to feel at home. The food was delicious...More

1  Thank Charlotte H
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July 22, 2018|
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Response from Beeancalulu | Reviewed this property |
House boat is great if you want to relax and ask for canoe tour to go down smaller canals and see local life
Ally B
July 6, 2018|
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Response from Pammy416 | Reviewed this property |
We booked and paid through Expedia I think. No issues at all.
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Response from David H | Reviewed this property |
Disappointingly, when surrounded by the most beautiful and tranquil scenery, our boat Captain tied up alongside a busy road with cars and noisy motorcycles wizzing by. Not what we expected.