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Nelpura Heritage Homestay

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Nelpura for two nights in February and it was a very pleasant and interesting experience. We were made very welcome by Chacko and his wife, who provided us with tasty Keralan food. They organised a delightful river trip with their boatman, who was very accommodating, stopping to allow us to have a good view of the many...

Thank PhandEm
Steyning, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Everyone at the house were lovely. The owners and the housekeeper were extremely helpful and very friendly. The problem, however, was the shower not working properly on both mornings we were there and the electricity cutting out when using a hair dryer. The towels were of a very bad standard and the food was not of a good standard especially...

Thank Jacqueline J
Reviewed 22 March 2017

What a wonderful place and many thanks to Dr. Chacko and his family for hosting us so well. We hope all went well with the wedding and your speech! We were two families who stayed here in late December. The house is accessed via a small boat, along small canals and it was really magical. We loved our stay here....

Thank familytravel007
Shawnigan Lake, Canada
Reviewed 21 March 2017

This homestay is just remarkable. You will be let off by a Tuk-Tuk or car on one side of a small river and a long boat with engine which is dedicated to the homestay will come and pick you up and take you to the opposite side. From there, you will travel up a narrow canal, passing many, well-taken care...

Thank isle_dew
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We spent three nights here and were sad to leave. So special to be picked up by canoe and taken across the main waterway, into a little side channel and so to Nelpura. A beautiful main house where you take your meals and accommodation in the renovated rice granary which is mainly wood so your room feels as though it...

Thank swallows2016
Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

We were met and taken by boat on the backwaters to this delightful home stay, a very warm welcome awaited us, beautiful gardens with hammocks and garden chairs. Our room was very clean with a nice bathroom, free wifi. Tea/coffee was provided with bottled water in a fridge shared with room next door, also beer available to buy. We were...

Thank Gina B
Paris, France
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Last October 2016, our family went for a getaway in Allepey. We chose Nelpura Heritage Homestay and we didn't regret at all! Perfect location in a small backwater canal, beautiful settings, our 2 rooms were in a very nice traditional house. Peaceful garden - very nice at the end of afternoon to have a rest and enjoy our tea or...

Thank MiniCooper78
Helensburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed for three nights in December as part of our tour booked through Kerala Connections. Quiet location in a village by a small backwater canal. Lovely peaceful garden with hammocks a bonus. Much of interest to see nearby on foot or on the bikes provided. Tasty local cuisine cooked by friendly and efficient staff. Interesting to chat to the host...

Thank dewatte
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Had a great time at Nelpura Homestay, stayed in the garden view room. They have bikes for exploring the village and surrounding villages and fields, and you can do a boat trip at sunset which was lovely. Feels very timeless and peaceful. Food was excellent and the housekeeper and family were very kind and chatty.

Thank WBuswell
Evesham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

We both really enjoyed this experience, it was our only Homestay so can't compare but we enjoyed it. The family were very nice and helpful & the house keeper was lovely, would not let us help to clear the table. Was a lovely experience to arrive by the caneo. We also did the caneo ride which was very nice but...

Thank Vikki H

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nelpura is one of the top ten Homestay in India (Guardian paper Sept '10) It stands calm and serine on the bank of a canal leading leading to river Pamba. A perfect getaway from the din and bustle of every day life, the idyllic premises of Nelpura is an ideal retreat into the soothing lap of nature.The building showcases the fine features of traditional Kerala architecture and wood carving.What makes Nelpura special and unique is the serine dignity it gains from the proximity of a happy home.The meal plan is AP- lunch, dinner and breakfast of Kerala cuisine.Activities. Village walk, bicycle ride, narrow canal cruise, visit to ancient churches and temples, cooking class, ayurvedic massage, motor boat trips etc. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nelpura Heritage Homestay

Address: Edayady House | Monkompu P O, Alappuzha 688502, India
Region: India > Kerala > Alappuzha District > Alappuzha
Price Range: ₹ 9,826 - ₹ 12,800 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Nelpura Heritage Homestay Kerala/Alappuzha
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“The corner units have more windows and are a bit brighter in consideration of the beautiful, but dark teak wood.”
isle_dew, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The middle room has a very high threshold step so be aware!”
swallows2016, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The two side rooms have better outlooks than the middle one”
felix456, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Any room is fine”
N7671JImiken, 29 Jan 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are made by wood and they are addressed in front of the canals”
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Pantera1974, 9 Jan 2016 | Read review
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