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GreenChromide Homestays

Villimangalam Kallada Boat Race Munroe Island, Munroe Island 691502 India
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Room & Suite (7)
Family and Play Areas (2)

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Green Chromide Homestay located in Munroe Island Kollam, south India is a perfect place to spend your vacation. Our home stay is on the bank of the river Kallada and gives you a mesmerizing view of the river surrounded by coconut trees which are bending towards the river as though they are bowing river Kallada. Munroe island is located at the confluence of Ashtamudi lake and the Kallada river in Kollam district in Kerala, South India. The Island is well connected by road, rail and island water navigation. The place is named in honor of Residential Colonel John Munroe of the formerly princely state of Travancore. The island is about 13.4 sq km. Whats in the name ?…… Green Chromide is a variety of fish, which is favorite of most the Keralites and is commonly found in this area and off course one of the main dish in our menu !!!
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool / beach towels
Free breakfast
Beach
Bicycle rental
Books, DVDs, music for children
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Secured parking
Street parking
Free internet
Wifi
Public wifi
Internet
Breakfast in the room
Canoeing
Fishing
Walking tours
Board games / puzzles
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun loungers / beach chairs
24-hour front desk
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Soundproof rooms
Private beach
Desk
Kitchenette
Flatscreen TV
Extra long beds
Bathrobes
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Sofa
Telephone
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Iron
Laptop safe
Refrigerator
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
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HOTEL STYLE
Quaint
Languages Spoken
English, Hindi

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Villimangalam Kallada Boat Race Munroe Island, Munroe Island 691502 India
Getting there
Trivandrum Intl Airport41 miSee all flights
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AMENITIES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-smoking hotel
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free parking
Breakfast included
ACCOMMODATION CLASS
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3 stars
LOCATION
Kollam
37.5 miles to Trivandrum Intl Airport
2.1 miles to Thangassery Light House
Kollam
41.2 miles to Trivandrum Intl Airport
2.3 miles to Sasthamkotta Lake
Kollam
42.3 miles to Trivandrum Intl Airport
4.6 miles to Thirumullavaram Beach
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My daughter and I stayed at Green Chromide Homestay for four days where Sunaina and her beautiful family provided everything we could hope for in a homestay and much more. The amenities were great including the cleanest rooms we had stayed in, hot water and reliable wifi, however what made our stay a highlight of our trip was the family’s genuineness and warm hospitality. As a host, Sunaina is organised, professional, responsive, a great cook and knowledgeable about the local area and its history. Her traditional South Indian cooking was so nourishing predominantly made with locally sourced organic produce such as eggs from her neighbour. In this real, homely environment, we often had spontaneous cooking lessons standing around the stove watching her make chapattis, chai or freshly caught Green Chromide fish wrapped in banana leaf (pollichathu, a must try!). The family were full of sightseeing recommendations, assisted with organising transport to and from the accommodation and organised tours for us. We also had access to their bicycles and spent hours exploring the Island, meeting so many welcoming, generous and curious residents. Our faces hurt from smiling so much! The island itself is stunning and the backwaters are picturesque, there’s amazing birdwatching from the hammocks set up by the river at the front of the property. What stood out for me was the family’s passion to share their culture and home life, and the generosity of their time. Our stay at Green Chromide Homestay was a complete joy, we will be back again. Sunaina and family, nandi!
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The only complaint I could make about our stay here is that we didn't stay for long enough. The location is great, right on the river and Sunaina and her family are so welcoming. From helping us with a connection from the airport, recommending activities as well as cooking delicious and authentic local food they really go above and beyond to make sure you enjoy your stay. I would highly recommend this homestay, just make sure you have enough time to explore!
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We did a wonderful canoe ride for around 2 hours and it was really peaceful - simply awesome. Great explanations and very kindly/friendly. I highly recommend this place and would love to stay there during night next time 😀 Thanks a lot & see you soon 🛶😍
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Response from Sunaina M, Owner at GreenChromide Homestays
Responded Oct 26, 2018
Dear Johanna, Thanks a lot for your wonderful review. We would surely love to host you. Do choose to stay with us next time. All the best!!! Cheers, Sunaina
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I recently stayed for three nights at Green Chromide. Sunaina and her family were extremely friendly, helpful and worked very hard to ensure a perfect stay. The rooms are spacious, clean and they even provided hand soap! Rates are very reasonable, and the food was very good. Make sure you explore the Island on a bike, and don't forget to visit the 'Mocktail' juice maker, his juices are amazing. Cheers, Christopher Bennett.
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Response from Sunaina M, Owner at GreenChromide Homestays
Responded Oct 16, 2018
Dear Chris, Thanks a ton for this wonderful review. Even our family was so excited to host you. We would love to host you again anytime in future. Do keep in touch. All the best, Green Chromide family
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The family was lovely and went above and beyond to make our stay as pleasant as possible. All the meals were cooked by the family and it was an authentic Indian experience. We got to try a lot of Keralas special meals and food. The family showed us across the village and even helped us with booking tickets to the train. We loved our stay there and will definitely come back.
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PRICE RANGE
$16 - $25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
IndiaKeralaKollam DistrictMunroe Island
NUMBER OF ROOMS
2
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