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Ashtamudi Homestay

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Kandy, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 23 April 2011

I recently visited Kerala with some friends of mine and fortunately we found Ashtamudi home stay.The hospitality was amazing.we happened to visit other places like fort Kochin and Ernakulam but frankly this was the only place we got a homely feeling. It was a home a away from hone for the day we stayed there.I would like to thank Uma...

Thank DininduN
Kandy, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 18 April 2011

I stayed there with two of my friends on our visit to Kerala - Alappuzha. They were really friendly and service was great. Food was great too. I would certainly revisit if i go to Alappuzha again.

Thank pulasthi123
White Plains, New York
Reviewed 17 April 2011

People at ashtamudi are so welcoming and friendly. We traveled with parents who are old and a small kid. They were so accomodating to our needs. The rooms are made of bamboo so there are pros and cons that come along with it. There were mosquitoes and the fan was not working in our room. But inspite of such things,...

Thank madkals
Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 April 2011

the homestay was brill, watched the India v pakistan cricket semi final with the locals, the food was great, the hospitatlity was great. Very homely, offered water on arrival.. Got a few bites at this location, did not really suffer anywhere else during our 3 week trek. We got the owners to arrrnage boat taxi (shakira) to drop of in...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 11 April 2011

walking into ashtumndi was just like walking into my home in australia, a hot lemon tea on arrival for a friend with a sore throat and even at 2am we managed to get a delicious chai and and a yummy omlete made by the lovely ladies in the kitchen! I want to go back to India just to see Oma...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 9 April 2011

we stayed here for two nights, it was a rare backpackers gem in India, with accomidating owners, and very friendly travellers to talk to, the backwaters is incredible, but so is the beach!! the accomidation is fantasic, and exactly what you would expect for a backpacker house in this price range, very clean toilets, rooms priced accordingly, internet and fantastic...

Thank peterdietsch
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 8 April 2011

Spent one night in the air conditioned double room on the ground floor and found it more than adequate and very clean. The upstairs common area is really nice and full of character. Great service with very accomodating owners. Good food too. My husband and I rented a houseboat for one night through Ashtamudi and paid Rs4500. We thought it...

Thank youngbutwise
Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 7 April 2011

Subash and Uma have been gr8 ppl right from the time of finding the place till the end of our stay. We are from Bangalore and we had booked train tickets from Bangalore to Allepey. But, unfortunately the train was diverted and didn't realize. Thanks to google maps on the cell phone that my husband realised the train was diverted....

Thank livinginbengaluru
Subang Jaya, Malaysia
Reviewed 6 April 2011

I travelled along with my little nephew and friends. We chose to stay here as the review in trip advisor was more than good (that i am not going to deny). The bamboo rooms were wonderful and not pricy. Good for budget travelers. The hosts (Subhash and Uma) were accommodating. They arranged for us our boat ride and explained to...

Thank careraraj
Vellore, India
Reviewed 4 April 2011

We stayed in a boathouse for one night and it was excellent. I searched for sometime in the area via internet and I read many reviews before contacting Subash. He replied quickly and clearly to my several annoying emails since we only had one day to be there at Allaphey and I wanted to make sure that things will go...

Thank HectorNoHayMasQueUno

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in the vibrant town of Alappuzha which is the centre for adventures into the Backwaters of Kerala. Ashtamudi Home Stay is a welcoming and peaceful place with friendly English speaking staff. The rooms, although fitted with modern conveniences such as cable TV and air conditioning, are styled in the Keralan tradition, echoing the look and feel of the backwater houseboats. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ashtamudi Homestay

Address: West of S.D.V. Central School | Zilla Court Ward, Alappuzha 688 001, India
Region: India > Kerala > Alappuzha District > Alappuzha
Price Range: ₹ 1,287 - ₹ 1,737 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Ashtamudi Homestay Kerala/Alappuzha
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Alappuzha
#4 Romantic Hotel in Alappuzha
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“"Pleasant Homestay centrally located in the city"”
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“Ask for the new rooms!”
31sureshs, 6 Nov 2015 | Read review
“we did not get an option to choose the room, if given choose with good ventilation”
Pava_B_Kumar, 1 Nov 2015 | Read review
“The ground floor room is better but not a bamboo room, go upstairs Room 205 has a slightly larger bathroom”
vishnu_agni, 20 Sep 2015 | Read review
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