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Ayana's Homestay

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was one of the best experiences I had while traveling India for a month. The hosts were amazing!! So welcoming and lovely, home cooked food was delicious and also included a fascinating tour of the backwaters nearby. The rooms were spotless and tasteful and the bathrooms newly renovated and spacious and again so clean! I will make it a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The family are so lovely and made us feel extremely welcome. The house is beautiful and set in a stunning location. Comfy beds and truly delicious food, I wish I could rate this place higher! Thanks 😊

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here as part of a Geckos tour. Was slightly apprehensive about the idea of the home stay. But Ayana's is absolutely fantastic. Arriving to the home by house boat, it looks superb! A really warm welcome. The house is newly built and really comfortable. The bedrooms are beautiful! Also went swimming in the river beside the house. Dinner was... More 

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Vinit N, Owner at Ayana's Homestay, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we appreciate your time and effort for the same and we are happy that you enjoyed the stay. Thank Gopal More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

Stayed at Ayana's Homestay as part of an organised trip in July. House was beautiful, right on the river at the front and countryside at the back. Very clean rooms and towels, hot water and comfy beds. The food was excellent and the owner very kind and enthusiastic. Highly recommend a stay here.

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Dear Friend, Thank you very much for taking your time to write a review for us and supporting us. We really appreciate your effort and look forward to seeing you again someday. Thanks and Regards, Gopal More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Absolutely wonderful place with great food ,amicable people and breathtaking sights.The rooms were spotlessly clean and well decorated which unrolls a homely and pleasant atmosphere. The hospitality meted out to the visitors by the family is worth mentioning . Overall it was a memorable experience and I undoubtedly recommend this lovely homestay .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

Best home stay in back waters...I stayed with some of my German friends last month. Best location, best food and incredibly clean. Given a choice I would love to go back there and spend a week. Relaxing and enjoying the declicious food. We were all very impressed by the great hospitality of the family. Any one visting Kerala should go... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

As a frequent visitor to all parts of India I would like to recommend Ayana's Homestay near Alleppey in Kerala. This homestay is run by Vinit and his family and is spotlessly clean,modern,with well decorated rooms with clean, up to date ensuite bathrooms with efficient plumbing. Vinit and his parents take great pride in the excellent meals that are made... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

Stayed at Ayana's homestay as part of an intrepid tour. The owner Gapnam and his son(?) were so welcoming and looked after us all very well. The rooms were spacious clean and cool with the option to add AC for 400 rupees. Hammocks at the back to lie in and you can also swim in the backwaters . We had... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

Mr. Venugopal, the owner, took us on a lovely walking tour around the (quite remote) village, explaining about various fruits, herbs, and farming - very engaging and interesting. The canoe ride back at dusk afforded us some beautiful views. The house itself has very picturesque waterfront views. Rooms and bathrooms are very modern and excellent quality, though it was too... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here overnight on an Intrepid South India trip and it was a lovely tranquil way to spend the last day of our two week journey. The homestay was spotless and the host family was warm and welcoming. We were provided with great food with explanations about each dish we were eating. Kerala Backwaters is a beautiful area of... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ayana's Pampatheeram Home Stay is situated 14 Kms from Alleppey Town. You can reach by road or by boat at the Home Stay, which can be provided by us on request at an extra charge. Ayana's is a Community based home Stay where in you stay with different families, if you have a large group all close to each other, and experience the Traditional Kerala experience. The rates are per person basis per night, includes all meals for A/C rooms. We do have Non A/C rooms as well. We will be delighted to serve as our Guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ayana's Homestay

Address: Vaishyom Bhagom | 255A, Padma Vihar, Alappuzha 688505, India
Location: India > Kerala > Alappuzha
Price Range: $41 - $61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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