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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately we stayed here 3 nights on our tour of southern India. It was supposed to be a relaxing homestay in a deluxe room, away from everything, but it turned out to be far from that. Our arrival coincided with a large tour group stopping by for lunch. We were shown our rooms by the manager, who quickly excused himself...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed with an OAT tour for 2 nights on the Gold Houseboat, but our group used 3 or 4 total boats. The boats were 5 star, the cooking only so so. But a great backwater experience and we really got to see and experience life on the backwaters. Loved walking through the heritage property on the way to our boat....

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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed food, helpful staff, lovely setting. However the room was very dark, most lights didn't work and no hot water. The main function was the house boat business, and the accommodation at the house needs attention.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We stayed at the Akkarakalam Memoirs houseboat (Cardamon) for one wonderful night. We were on a tight schedule, but will definitely stay at least 2 nights the next time we are so lucky to be in the area. The all experience has been great, Soumya from the reservation team was very helpful and kind. We had the cardamon boat all...

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Pune, India
Reviewed 12 February 2017

The proeprty is vintage one and therefore needs maintanance. However it has not been maintained by the landlord. Food quality was bad with limited menu options. It appears that the land lord's focus most probably is more on the house boat business due to which the hotel rooms are getting neglected. The location is other wise quite good. If maintained...

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Varkala, India
Reviewed 29 December 2016

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Reviewed 14 December 2016

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Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

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Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

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Reviewed 27 July 2016

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  • Breakfast included
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“better to have a room in the main house as the cottages are not good.”
 of 5 bubbles mickandjulia, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Good place to stay...(But prefer to stay in Day trip)”
 of 5 bubbles , 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“book a house boat with an upper open air deck. Insist on cleaner and better toiletries and towels n sheets”
 of 5 bubbles Dayanidhi, 2 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Beautiful grounds and area”
 of 5 bubbles Jensutton611, 16 Jul 2015 | Read review
“We had a room that had a covered bathroom. What I didn't like about it was that, although it had a window, it was totally covered in some kind of grille so you couldn't see out. I felt claustrophobic.”
 of 5 bubbles JRD32, 26 Dec 2014 | Read review
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