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#1 of 9 B&Bs / Inns in Thalassery
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See why so many travellers make Ayesha Manzil their small hotel of choice when visiting Thalassery. Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers a quaint setting with an array of amenities designed for travellers like you.

Guest rooms offer amenities such as air conditioning, and guests can go online with free internet access offered by the small hotel.

The property also boasts a pool and free breakfast, to help make your stay more enjoyable. If you are driving to Ayesha Manzil, free parking is available.

Given the close proximity of popular landmarks, such as Thalassery Fort (1.7 mi) and English Church (1.8 mi), guests of Ayesha Manzil can easily experience some of Thalassery's most well known attractions.

If you are looking for a good Asian restaurant, you may want to check out Rara Avis Restaurant or Paris Presidency Restaurant while staying at Ayesha Manzil.

Looking to explore? Then look no further than Catholic Rosary Church (1.1 mi) and Fisherfolk Temple (1.0 mi), which are some popular Thalassery attractions – all conveniently located within walking distance of the small hotel.

We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Ayesha Manzil as you experience all of the things Thalassery has to offer.

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Anne R wrote a review Mar 2020
Aberdeen, United Kingdom96 contributions40 helpful votes
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My husband and I spent 3 fabulous, relaxing days at Ayesha Manzil. It is an imposing old colonial bungalow sitting on top of a hill with a fabulous view of the Arabian Sea. Breakfast and dinner with this view was amazing. We were greeted warmly on our arrival by our host Moosa and shown to our palatial room with large dressing area and huge bathroom. There are ceiling fans and A/C in each room but wifi only in the downstairs area. You have to realise that this is Moosa and his wife Faizas home and not a 5* hotel. We certainly enjoyed the personal touch and the homely feel. The staff are all amazing, so kind helpful and interesting and the food is out of this world. So fresh and utterly delicious. Breakfasts were amazing with lovely fresh juices fruit etc. Such fabulous fresh fish,seafood and veggies for lunch and dinner. You will not go hungry! We did a cooking class with Faiza which was fun and informative and bought her cookery book which we are looking forward to using! We had so many highlights! The morning trip with Moosa to the fish/ vegetable market to choose our dinner was such fun and. Moosa is a bit of a celebrity in the town, everyone seems to know him! The Theyyam festival in a small local village was very special and will stay with us for a long time . There were no other tourists and the villagers welcomed us warmly. The ritual itself was breathtaking. Alan our guide was amazing in accompanying us around and showing us the local sights. He took us for trips in the area to experience local life. We had walks at sunset on the local fabulous beach, bought fresh spices from the local spice shop, and the visited the cotton factory amongst others. Going everywhere by local tuk tuk was such fun. Tellicherry is a lovely small town with a laid back vibe and very few tourists. We walked in with Alan one day to view the fort and town, a very pleasant morning. We arrived as strangers and left as friends!
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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karen b wrote a review Jan 2020
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Tellicherry is off the beaten track and we saw no other tourists. A bustling little town with great markets and on the coast. The property is colonial style and a bit run down but it is clean and in it's day would have been very grand, don't let this put you off though - the welcome and warmth of the host was just lovely, we were taken to see the local sights and go to the markets to choose what we wanted for our dinners.You can walk around the town quite safely - any of the locals would be happy to help you. Faiza Moosa is one of the best chefs in Kerala and everywhere we stayed in India, everyone told us this. We had a great cookery lesson with her and bought her book (only £8.50), her and her husband and the small team they have here looked after us really well, nothing was too much trouble. It's one of those places that will stay with you - just dont expect your hairdryer to work; but to reiterate, it's clean, comfortable and the bathroom was large and well appointed.
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Date of stay: November 2019
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Christina K wrote a review Jan 2020
Chipping Campden, United Kingdom13 contributions5 helpful votes
We stayed here for a couple of nights and enjoyed some lovely meals. The pool has had a leak which has not been mended and sleep was difficult with very noisy A/C (if it was working in your room, it wasn’t in all of them)
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
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GrahameT68 wrote a review Mar 2019
Peterborough, United Kingdom144 contributions50 helpful votes
We stayed here for two nights and enjoyed the experience. Moosa is a knowledgeable and welcoming host, having to work extra hard while his wife, Faiza, was away. The food was authentic and full of flavour, especially after the early morning fish & vegetable market trip, which enabled us to choose our own ingredients - like kingfish, prawns and tapioca. The visit to a village Theyyam ritual will remain in our minds for a long time too, as will the cotton and cigar factory visits too. This is Moosa's house, not a luxury hotel, and we found it a refreshing change - especially with such helpful staff and agreeable fellow guests.
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Date of stay: February 2019
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NotttinghamJak wrote a review Feb 2019
Nottingham, United Kingdom24 contributions16 helpful votes
Ayesha Manzil is a lovely, old imposing colonial style mansion .On arriving here we were met by the owner who took us to our spacious room overlooking the sea. From that moment we were cosseted and so well looked after throughout our stay . Mrs Faiza Moosa is an excellent cook and she prepared us some super local dishes which we ate outside under the trees overlooking the sea below us. We were even fortunate enough to have a cookery lesson with Faiza on our second day there. Mr Moosa had taken us to the market early that morning to buy the fish and vegetables for our class and then a member of his staff took us sightseeing during the day which included going to a couple of festivals . This was all provided to us at no extra cost . We loved our stay here and all this home had to offer including its lovely owners .
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Date of stay: February 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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andyleeder wrote a review Feb 2019
Suffolk, United Kingdom68 contributions28 helpful votes
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We enjoyed our two-night stay at the Ayesha Manzil. As other reviews indicate, this homestay is quirky, interesting and gives a good insight into the historic past of colonial Thalessary. Mr Moosa was away attending a family wedding, so it was left to Mrs Moosa and Alan, the house guide to welcome us. The welcome was genuine and warm but it is fair to say we were a little overwhelmed by the list of ‘optional’ tours that the house provides whilst we drank our welcome lime soda drink at the house. Be ready to ask for some time to contemplate what you want to do in the time available to you. The interior of the house is dark with huge wooden furniture dating from the time the house was home to British tea-traders. The rooms are large with once-grand bathrooms (down tiled steps – be warned). In our room two single beds had been pushed together, both draped with mosquito netting. It had good AC and a ceiling fan. The Bakelite electric controls reveal a time gone by! Alan stepped up in the absence of Mr Moosa. His tour of the fish and vegetable market before breakfast was an experience not to be missed if you want to experience real India. Alan also arranged for us to attend the Hindu Theyyam festival in a local village. Wow, what a treat. We were warmly welcomed by the villagers and the whole experience was unforgettable. Alan had arranged for a very reasonably priced private taxi to take us to the village and Alan was our expert to explain what was taking place. Another first for us was the Tuk Tuk trip to purchase local spices and teas from a reputable supplier in the city. The Tuk Tuk then took us onto a wonderful deserted beach for a swim in the Arabian Sea. Again, the incredibly cheap fee (for the TUK Tuk) was agreed in advance. If you have limited opportunity to experience a Tuk Tuk trip in a bustling city, take this opportunity. It will live long in the memory. The evening meals at the house were prepared by Mrs Moosa. If you enjoy a reasonably priced Indian Lager with your meal (or a more expensive bottle of wine), just ask, the house is happy to provide them.
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Date of stay: January 2019
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jenny c wrote a review Dec 2018
york106 contributions85 helpful votes
We stayed here for 2 nights as part of our tour of Kerala. We were late arriving due to the train delays but we received a warm welcome.The accommodation is quirky as described in others reviews but we had a spacious bedroom,dressing area and bathroom.All of the staff were helpful and the food was delicious. Alan the house guide gave us a full itinerary of the local area and this was really helpful meaning we saw much more than we could have arranged ourselves.He also helped my friend locate suitable shops. We decided against using the pool but enjoyed sitting beside it.
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Date of stay: December 2018
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Angela G wrote a review Apr 2018
Dordogne, France38 contributions25 helpful votes
We stayed 2 nights with Moosa, Faiza and their staff. Moosa took us to the market in the morning and Faiza made us dinner with what we bought. The house itself is an old Indian Bungalow with huge rooms. Their guide Alan took us to a village dance festival which was amazing.
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Date of stay: April 2018
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Graham C wrote a review Mar 2018
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We had a 2 night stay at this wonderful home stay. It was a great experience from the wonderful welcome to visiting the markets to buy the fish, vegetables and fresh spices for our dinner which was cooked as part of a cooking lesson with Faiza who is so knowledgable about Malabar coast food. Mr Moosa was a fantastic host from whom we learned so much about North Kerala. We were also lucky to experience the annual Theyyam festival whilst we were there. We would strongly recommend staying there.
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Date of stay: March 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Ian T wrote a review Mar 2018
Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, United Kingdom33 contributions34 helpful votes
Massive rooms in a beautiful old mansion. Moosa and Faiza take great care to ensure that your stay soaks up the local culture and the home cooked food was fabulous. The morning trip to the fish and vegetable stalls was incredible and you are allowed to request what you want to eat for lunch and dinner.
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Date of stay: February 2018
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ayesha Manzil
Which popular attractions are close to Ayesha Manzil?
Nearby attractions include Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach (5.7 km), Palakkayam Thattu (3.3 km), and Peralassery Sri Subramanya Temple (7.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Ayesha Manzil?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Ayesha Manzil?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Ayesha Manzil?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Ayesha Manzil?
Conveniently located restaurants include Tellistory cafe, Salim Hassan's Park View, and Ithathas Kitchen.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Ayesha Manzil?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Ayesha Manzil?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Thalassery Fort (2.7 km) and Tellicherry Fort (6.2 km).