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La Ciotat, France
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

A good experience in kerala along the backwaters of Allepey to see the life along the river and aroud plantation of rice.An experience of nature with a real bed and breakfast.Food and cook are good and the room is well for one night to understand the life in kerala...but shade a lot of mosquitos and it's difficult to go out...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The home stay is directly on the river and is about 10km from Alleppey. 7 rooms - I stayed on the ground floor. Room was basic but bed was comfortable enough and air conditioning/ fan worked effectively.Bathroom separate - but unusual as no roof on shower and base was stones. Kerala Food was very good and tasty - basic English...

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Reviewed July 26, 2016

My FirstTrip with Spice Routes-Cinnamon, But their Reservation Executive Ms.Soumya has suggested me to go with Cinnamon and conformed my booking after paying 26000RS for 6 people and assured me a good trip but is was a mix and match of good and bad. She also ensured every thing is in place for us before we get on-board the boat....

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VADODARA
Reviewed July 5, 2016

We had heard a lot about Spice Routes and decided to spend a day in Pepper, a 2 bedroom houseboat. This was our second cruise in backwaters. Good things first - Courteous and welcoming staff, Nice, large sitting area, decent bedrooms and bath, sumptuous dinner spread. Areas which need improvement - improvement required in stock of essentials in the kitchen...

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Reviewed June 2, 2016

We took the PEPPER House boat, one of the six in the spice route stables. A two bedroom mid sized house boat with a nice sitting cum dining area with a great all round views.Great in punctuality, - starting... lunch stop ... evening stop... morning restart and finally on time arrival.. Great welcome and briefing by Mr Jobin the Director...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed May 7, 2016

We booked this cruise through a travel agent in Delhi who gave us in writing the assurance that Pepper houseboat from Spice Routes would provide us the following; --a clean and tidy A/C boat --2 bedrooms fully furnished --full board consisting of Lunch, Dinner & Breakfast --with a choice of food that will be cooked, our style, by the Chef...

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Reviewed February 20, 2016

We stayed in the homestay not the houseboats. These do seem to be the mainstay of the property. The house is directly on the river but behind a wall. We took chairs from the dining room to sit out front to watch river life. Rooms were oldy worldy, the bed in our room was so high I had to take...

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Theni, India
Reviewed February 2, 2016

My Second Trip with Spice Routes-Cinnamon, after my first trip in the Clove Houseboat. Even though my first Cruise in the Clove was a mixed feeling with few Hit & miss. I wanna try them for the second time in Cinnamon houseboat. But their Reservation Executive Ms.Soumya did a great job in converting my booking and assured me a good...

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akkarakalammemoirs, Owner at Akkarakalam Memoirs, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Akkarakalam Memoirs!!!! We thank you for honoring us with your patronage. It is always a pleasure to have you with us and our team still fondly remembers welcoming your family. Your compliments pertaining to the overall excellent stay as well as special appreciation of some of our team members are highly valued. We have also taken...

Texas
Reviewed December 30, 2015

This is a review for the Spice Routes Houseboats - as their house boats don't seem to have any TripAdvisor listing: We stayed for 2 nights on a 4-room house boat with Spice Routes for our group of 9 people. Overall: Our trip was nice and relaxing, however, the price we paid was way too much for what we got,...

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akkarakalammemoirs, Owner at Akkarakalam Memoirs, responded to this review

Greetings from Akkarakalam Memoirs!!!! Dear Guest, We thank you for honoring us with your patronage. It is always a pleasure to have you with us and our team still fondly remembers welcoming your family. Your compliments pertaining to the overall excellent stay as well as special appreciation of some of our team members are highly valued. We have also taken...

Kochi (Cochin), India
Reviewed December 19, 2015

We came with cousins of ours for a daytime houseboat ride. It was a wonderful experience. The staff was courteous. The Kerala lunch was a delight and all of us (including the kids) were delighted by the experience. We would like to come back again. Seema & Girish

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akkarakalammemoirs, Owner at Akkarakalam Memoirs, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Akkarakalam Memoirs!!!! Thank you for the five-star rating on this esteemed travel forum. We are delighted to hear that you had a wonderful stay with us. We aim to provide the best services and accommodations, making our guest’s stay a memorable and pleasant experience. Our facilities have been crafted to provide excellent recreational fun to all....

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Akkarakalam Memoirs an exotic farmhouse presented as an excellent souvenir of the ancient Akkarakkalam family in Alleppey district with a tradition of 150 years.Akkarakkalm Memoirs is a sprawling 10 acre land with natural flora and fauna, beautifully converted into an ideal tourist destination for the nature lover as well as for the common glob-trotter. Here you can experience the backwater life at close quarters and inhale the natural scent of pristine countryside. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Akkarakalam Memoirs

Address: Chennamkary PO | Kainakary, Alappuzha 688501, India
Location: India > Kerala > Alappuzha
Price Range: $30 - $89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Akkarakalam Memoirs 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Good place to stay...(But prefer to stay in Day trip)”
 of 5 bubbles , Jul 26, 2016 | Read review
“book a house boat with an upper open air deck. Insist on cleaner and better toiletries and towels n sheets”
 of 5 bubbles Dayanidhi, Jun 2, 2016 | Read review
“Beautiful grounds and area”
 of 5 bubbles Jensutton611, Jul 16, 2015 | Read review
“We had a room that had a covered bathroom. What I didn't like about it was that, although it had a window, it was totally covered in some kind of grille so you couldn't see out. I felt claustrophobic.”
 of 5 bubbles JRD32, Dec 26, 2014 | Read review
“Better stay in the rooms on the ground floor. The stay on the water in Shikara is a novel idea but the mosquitos may ruin ur idea.”
 of 5 bubbles nilrajb, Nov 23, 2014 | Read review
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