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Ayana's Homestay

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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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Adelaide Hills, Australia
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

We came to this beautiful homestay on an Intrepid trip and it was definitely a highlight of South India. The owner was a wonderful, happy man and he took us on a lovely walk through the village, he had so much knowledge and passion. The meals were delicious, especially the dinner. The rooms and house were beautiful and clean and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

We stayed one night here on an Intrepid tour and my only complaint is that one night was not nearly enough. I could happily have stayed here for a week or more. It's a new house built to very high standards and beautifully furnished. The rooms are very comfortable and the bathroom better than in a lot of expensive hotels.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

I came to Venu's place with Intrepid and what a great experience. Venu was incredibly friendly and helpful, the food was second to none and the information that he provided our group with will never leave me. Thank you Ayana's guest house. I would recommend this to anyone. My only complaint, the homestay needs Wifi!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Lovely rooms, great beds, beautiful view, good food, interesting tour of the surrounding area. It could not have been better. An oasis! Our host was a native of the area and had such interesting stories of the history of Alappuzha.

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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: $40 - $61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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