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Erathra Homestay

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Its a Kerala Govt approved Diamond class Homestay by the main river of Alappuzha backwaters with large and well furnished A/C ,Non-A/C rooms with en suite bathrooms and with stunning views of both river and paddy field. Rooms open to a large patio and provide complete privacy for guests. Its a short ride from town center, main boat jetty and bus stand. You can access it either by road or by govt ferry service (most ideal and economical). Its the REAL DEAL in homestays where you enjoy the hospitality of owner family and get to know and enjoy local customs, people and food in a very personal and close manner as if you were a local. We provide in-house home cooked food in western, local and fusion pallettes. We also offer FREE bicycles for guests and offer kayaks for hire as well as arrange and execute your shikara as well as houseboat rides. Room Tariff includes Breakfast, Toiletries, Towels, RO drinking Water, Wi-Fi internet and in-room Coffee/Tea .
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Room features
Air Conditioning
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Great View
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From initial booking enquiry through to departure, my experience was nothing but exceptional. Sunil, the owner and host, of this small, but cosy homestay really has got a good thing going here and he is truly passionate about running, and constantly improving his homestay. The
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Enjoyed an exciting 4 day stay just off what i call the "Aqua Highway", i.e. the river/backwaters/canal system well laid out and maintained in Alleppey. Sunil was the perfect host, catering to our stay and culinary needs, hats off to him... Erathra is a well-appointed homestay
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wonderful location and view out of my room watching the backwaters and houseboats and from the side behind into the rice fields. best indian/cosmopolitain host caring for my well - being. awsome cook and very best food including interesting conversation. it will always stay
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For us, Sunil's Erathra provided the perfect homestay experience. The house is well positioned between river and rice fields and for easy use of local ferries. Sunil cares very much for his guests and he is a great source of knowledge and information. We really enjoyed chatting
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Response from ErathraH0mestay, Owner at Erathra Homestay
Responded Dec 2, 2017
Thank you Robyn & Dieter...thank you indeed for the kind words and appreciation...it takes 2 to tango...in our case 3...It was wonderful hosting you and not to mention about the "worldly" issues we deliberated upon and solved!!!! hope you both are doing well after the Indian adventure and hoping to see you both again...may be in downunder or back here Aleppey...Wishing you well..
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Dear Sunil, better late then never!!! My first tripadvisor review I am writing for you and your Erathra Homestay. Thank you again for the most excellent experience at your home!!! During our South India travels in December 2016 my wife and I wanted to stay at a Homestay in
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"great views of the waterway from the room"
"Get in touch with Sunil ahead of time to arrange ferry service to his place, easier than driving/taxi there."
"Back waters in front of the house, paddy fields behind the garden, rooms super clean and decorations are nice"
"Both rooms were good with great views."
"Both rooms are similar and very good"
IndiaKeralaAlappuzha DistrictAlappuzha
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