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Angel Queen Houseboats

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| Shop No 5, Municipal Library shopping Complex, opposite boat jetty, Alappuzha 688011, India
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Relaxing, great food, attentive staff

This mid-range option meets almost all criteria for a relaxing and scenic overnight stay on the... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2018
HenrySnake
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London, United Kingdom
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Thanks for being an Amazing Host.

Houseboat trip in Kerala Backwaters is a must to do experiences when you are in Kerala. And for... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2018
crbdlaze
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Bhubaneswar, India
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Boat Rental Agency for day trip in Alleppey and Kumarakom Backwaters. 7 hour site seeing with buffet lunch and tea/snacks.
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  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| Shop No 5, Municipal Library shopping Complex, opposite boat jetty, Alappuzha 688011, India
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

This mid-range option meets almost all criteria for a relaxing and scenic overnight stay on the Kerala backwaters. We stayed two nights for just over 20,000 rupees had the boat to ourselves with two staff on board, pick-up from our previous guesthouse was included. The...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2018

Houseboat trip in Kerala Backwaters is a must to do experiences when you are in Kerala. And for that, we found the perfect host in Angel Queen Houseboat. Three gentlemen and the owner try their best to give you the best experience. The houseboat has...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2018

My wife and I had two nights on a two bedroomed boat and travelled the Northern Backwaters on our first day and the Southern Backwaters on our second. We received a warm welcome and briefing even though we were the only two on the boat...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2018

There's no doubt this is one of THE things to do in India - definitely if you are in the South. Choosing the houseboat is a task, as there are so many - and quite a few categories. And without further ado I would recommend...More

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Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Our stay on the Angel Queen was the most amazing experience we have had. Tommy and his attentive staff saw to our every need and made our stay really special. The food we had was heartfelt and prepared with only locally sourced food,tasty doesn’t describe...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

There is no doubt there are fancier boats cruising the backwaters but at a fraction of the price, the Angel Queen is well worth investigating. Although the boat itself is a little tatty and not everything works all the time, the fact is the viewing...More

1  Thank HenryAbott
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

First, I want to explain something about houseboats in Kerala in general, which took me a while to understand. The idea of a houseboat is that every group/family has its own boat. Therefore, depending on how many people you travel with, you can opt for...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Total time spent on the house boat: 22 hrs Total time riding: 6 hrs Rest of the time the boat was anchored. This was the worst part, boring and depressing. Suresh is a nice, friendly guy. Meals were oily but tasty and fresh. Don't attempt...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

The house boat is with average comfort levels. Room is decent with AC and fan but NO waste paper bins. Washroom does not have hooks or hangers & mirrors. There are two staffs. The Cook and the Captain. Cook cooks reasonably well, but is very...More

Thank Nirjhar C
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angelqueencruise, Owner at Angel Queen Houseboats, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Hi there, First of all, I thank you for the honest feedback. Also thank you for sharing your thoughts on the shortcomings; I will be taking necessary actions to overcome the limitations. I had informed well in advance about the limitations of houseboat when comparing...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Being first time on a house boat on the backwaters of Kerala, I admit the experience was highly tranquil. The slow pace of boat ensured that I could take in all the sights and sounds and live in the moment. The staff were courteous and...More

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angelqueencruise, Owner at Angel Queen Houseboats, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thank you for your valuable feedback and happy to know that you enjoyed the stay. We continuously striving for the excellence in the sector.Wish you all the best. Tomy Joseph

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Response from Tom H | Reviewed this property |
I think most operators leave between 12pm-5pm and dock at 9-10am the next day. As far as water sports I'm not aware that it exists in the backwaters. Perhaps in more open waters, but definitely not in the canals or man made... More
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