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Brussels, Belgium
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We only stayed with Vinit and his family for one night but it was a great experience. The family were incredibly welcoming and made us feel at home immediately. Throughout our stay they were attentive but never pushy. The house is beautifully situated on the river pampa and the rooms at the front of the property have incredible views. We... More 

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Cottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hospitable, friendly family who try their best to make your stay a pleasant experience. Sunset walk was very informative and concluded with a boat trip back to the home. The food, although plentiful, was disappointing.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing Homestay. You do feel like you are in your own home. Our host was charming, warm, friendly with a great sense of humour. Our accommodation was beautiful, very stylish and spotlessly clean with views over the Pampa River. The meals prepared by his wife were so very delicious and served so beautifully I'd say they were the best... More 

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Spring Lake, Michigan
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed during Diwali. The family welcome us to join in with their celebration. The food was excellent. They also use a purified water system so worries there. It was so peaceful and calm. The star of show was the three year old grandson.

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

Thank you very much for your valuable review. We appreciate you time and effort and look forward to have you as our guest in future. Thanks and Regards, Vinit More 

Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed October 17, 2016

We did what many other reviewers wanted to do, we stayed more than one night, four nights in fact. The hospitality, the meals, the local advice, the ability of the hosts to recommend activities and the comfort of the room were all first class. This is a homestay run by a family that really know how to put guests at... More 

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Santa Ana, El Salvador
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Reviewed October 5, 2016

I stayed here as part of an Intrepid tour of South India. It was a lovely experience. We had supper cooked for us by Mr Gopals wife and sat around a big table talking with Mr Gopal about the Kerelan backwaters and the food. He wouldn't rest until we were all very well fed! The rooms were above the "standard"... More 

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Antibes, France
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Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

Doing a trip of Southern India with a tour group and we were brought to stay here for a night. No one wanted to leave. You are welcomed by the family, who are so lovely, and keen to share their local knowledge of the area - having grown up here. The meals served are typically local dishes from the area... More 

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Reviewed September 24, 2016 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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Bournemouth
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Reviewed September 10, 2016 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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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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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: $23 - $54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Room at the front overlooks the backeater”
 of 5 bubbles 310geraldinee, 1 week ago | Read review
“Take a room at the front or the back for the best views.”
 of 5 bubbles BabyBackpacker, Oct 5, 2016 | Read review
“Tranquil and peaceful.”
 of 5 bubbles brendan198754, Feb 28, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms were lovely with slightly different views”
 of 5 bubbles ColinP985, Jan 6, 2016 | Read review
“get a front room with a river view”
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