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Calgary, Canada
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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed for two nights late November, 2016. My room was in the older building and was comfortable. I would suggest requesting a room in the newer building as it seemed a bit more updated and was away from the main road. Great location as it was close to the beach and the lighthouse. Staff were excellent and very helpful booking... More 

Thank gottatravelguy
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

best part alappuzha trip. We went to alappuzha as a photography trip and selecting this place was the best decision we made location: near to beach/lighthouse , easily accessible first look : very clean and a beautiful garden with a small fish pound. Staff: very helpful , friendly : they arrange 2 cycle fr us to roam around. room: big... More 

Thank Sudeshna S
Monterey, California
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338 reviews
83 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2016

The place was easy to find---just tell the driver it is near the lighthouse. Staff were welcoming. The bed was comfortable, wifi was a bit spotty but overall, probably ok. Breakfast upstairs on the terrace was lovely and the omelette and black coffee were especially appreciated. The beach is about five minutes away---easy walking. A couple of good restaurants nearby.... More 

Thank mmoly
Toulouse, France
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99 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2016

a nice place to be, good location near the beach, a bit far from restaurants but you can get food from local stores; very helpful staff, nice and available; too bad the rooms don't have a view but some of them will soon!

Thank ismael69
Gurgaon, India
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Friendly and helpful staff, hotel is walking distance to the beach where you can find several restaurants Very good breakfast Rooms are spacious but basic comfort and poor design but the kindness of the staff is worth it without any hesitation!

Thank Malex-J
Warsash, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for 1 night, the room was clean & spacious, the wifi worked well downstairs, the location was very good close to the beach, but the best part was the helpful friendly staff. We had a train to catch at 7am & they don't usually start serving breakfast until 7.30am, but they prepared toast, chai, bananas, pineapple &... More 

1 Thank Emma_w2003
Sherborne, United Kingdom
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159 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2015 via mobile

We rocked up late last night without a booking and the owner showed us the rooms. All were simple and clean although smelt musty, and bedsheets were, probably from lack of use. We were the only ones staying there, probably due to it being low season. The room we stayed in had a clean bathroom with a very good shower!... More 

Thank TomGuppy
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2015 via mobile

It is a very nice place where the landlord will do all what he can for you. He can organise a very nice trip on the backwaters. He cooks very well Kerala specialties. Just an advice, take a room in the small house or a room in the big house who is on the street side.

2 Thank Loic66
New York City, New York
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86 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2015

The staff at South Canal Holidays really made our stay in Alleppey one of our most memorable experiences in India. Shameer and Rasheed are genuinely warm and friendly. From the moment you enter the guesthouse, they great you with the warmest and kindest smile. You instantly feel like you are being welcomed by true friends. Shameer made sure we had... More 

2 Thank ErikaPen
Singapore, Singapore
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67 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2013

This guest house is nice and simple but was make it stand up is its staff !! They are very helpful, very nice and very funny ! We had a Bollywood dance party at night with them after dinner ! They arrange the transfer from and back to Cochin which was convenient. It's located near the river and walking distance... More 

3 Thank Cecile083

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Beatiful guesthouse near the lighthouse. Very good breakfast. Bicycles free of charge. Taxis available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about South Canal Holidays

Address: Civil Station Ward, | Near Lighthouse, Alappuzha 688001, India
Region: India > Kerala > Alappuzha
Price Range: £20 - £40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Try the newer building.”
 of 5 bubbles gottatravelguy, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“upper left side room”
 of 5 bubbles 882sudeshnas, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
“very different rooms, some in the new building a bit more quiet but not all of them have AC or windows...”
 of 5 bubbles ismael69, 22 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Avoid the ones on the road side as the trafic is noisy even at night !”
 of 5 bubbles Cecile083, 13 Nov 2013 | Read review
“No decent room for a family of three. As a couple (or single), opt for the corner room on first floor, overlooking the road.”
 of 5 bubbles Udayadittya, 26 Jan 2012 | Read review
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