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Bangalore, India
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We had a wonderful stay at Ayana's Homestay in Alappuzha. From the booking of the homestay, to coordinating and supporting us with taxi & houseboat bookings, Mr. Venugopal was very helpful. Finding that the final stretch to the homestay was by boat - approaching the beautiful house created a sense of excitement. Mr. Venugopal and family provided perfect hospitality. Beautiful...

Thank Mugdha K
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a return visit to the backwaters, we had four wonderful days at Ayana's Homestay. Gopal, his family and staff were very hospitable and could not have done more to ensure we had a most enjoyable stay. The rooms are of a high standard and the food was excellent. Lunch was served at the back of the Homestay looking on...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My first home stay! I loved this beautiful and relaxing house, with hammocks swaying in the breeze overlooking the river. Gopal was a gracious and good-humoured host who welcomed our group of 8 with open arms, serving us traditional South Indian dishes (cooked by women who unfortunately stayed in the background) and taking us on a walk around part of...

Thank Sarah M
New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very pleasant and serene, comfortable, beautiful murals, gracious hosts, good food. Hosts' son gave us a very interesting tour of the area; we learned a lot. Also an early-morning yoga class. Recommended.

Thank GinnyDick
Greater Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 20 February 2017

A really lovely place to stay was there with a group and we had a great time. Relaxing is the word, quite and serene watch the rice barges And pole boat pass. Take a little walk around the island. Rice paddies for as far as you can see. It is a simple place so do not expect gadgets and wiz...

Thank virginia v
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Gopal and his wife re the most gracious hosts and he is extremely knowledgeable about all the land, birds, area, etc. He can customize trips to less busy backwaters. Lovely people, great food, clean rooms. Highly recommend!!

Thank ladydiToronto
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I stayed here for one night as part of an Intrepid tour - we were weary from a long day of travelling and the welcome at Ayana's was so kind and genuine. The location is beautiful with many birds & lotus flowers and little water traffic. We were served two meals both of which were quite good, and as I...

Thank Claire W
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

I only stayed for one night but it was a really enjoyable experience. I was warmly welcomed by Gopal into the home and asked to "treat it as my own" during my stay. We were able to access the kitchen at any time and that was great as I was able to chat with the family as though they were...

Thank ceeftravels
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Really friendly host with a cracking sense of humour, beautiful accommodation and comfy beds plus delicious home cooked food! On top of this the ability to explore the kerala backwaters which are just beautiful. A definite highlight of my stay in India!

Thank Caroline M
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the food, comfort at home, walk around the backwater and chat with the host while learning so much about kerala and India. I am glad to have also learned yoga here , even i had to wake up at 530am. Will come back to stay in the new blocks of homestay.

Thank Jacey W

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ayana's Pampatheeram Home Stay is situated 14 Kms from Alleppey Town. You can reach by road or by boat at the Home Stay, which can be provided by us on request at an extra charge. Ayana's is a Community based home Stay where in you stay with different families, if you have a large group all close to each other, and experience the Traditional Kerala experience. The rates are per person basis per night, includes all meals for A/C rooms. We do have Non A/C rooms as well. We will be delighted to serve as our Guests. ... more   less 

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Address: Vaishyom Bhagom | 255A, Padma Vihar, Alappuzha 688505, India
Region: India > Kerala > Alappuzha
Price Range: $30 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Rooms are all ground floor”
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“Room at the front overlooks the backeater”
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“Tranquil and peaceful.”
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