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Felmersham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We only had one night here on our tour of Kerala but in that short time we were made to feel very much part of the family. As others have mentioned it was one of the only stops where our driver was also treated as a guest. The history of the family home and estate is fascinating, if you delve...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A stunning place to stay. We came here as part of a Blue Yonder tour of the River Nila. We enjoyed great food and a lovely host. My partner and I particularly enjoyed the tour of the house and swimming in the outdoor pool.

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Kabul Province, Afghanistan
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Our stay at Olappamanna Mana home was very enriching. The exposure to history, culture and food of Kerala were so unique that I cannot imagine receiving such an authentic experience in mainstream touristy type of locations and accommodations. The family is very warm and welcoming, ensuring the requests of guests are accommodated. It is an ideal place to spend anything...

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2017

This is an amazing place and we were sorry we had only scheduled one night here. We almost immediately felt part of the family, eating with the polite, distinguished and gracious family at their table- a meal that included our driver which was exceptional- and attending a ceremony to the family God. The buildings are ancient and ooze history. An...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 27 January 2017

A very different homestay with extremely welcoming hosts who maintain a traditional noble lifestyle as members of the Brahmin community. We were privileged to attend a special Kathakali performance which is a classical dance-drama form in Kerala, a tradition which the hosts are endeavouring to keep alive. Colourfully costumed and made up - you can witness the make up being...

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Penarth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 January 2017

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Olappamanna Mana is a 300year old home. It has unique architectureIt contributed to the development of the most popular form of Kathakali. It also gave birth to a lot of literary people, vedic scholars and snaskrit scholars.Finally it is a well known Cultural Center in Kerala ... more   less 

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Address: Main Road, Vellinezhi 679504, India
Region: India > Kerala > Vellinezhi
Price Range: £98 - £98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“No choice-who cares!”
 of 5 bubbles richardgreengp, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Top floor rooms are brighter and airier”
 of 5 bubbles smithy051, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Count your members and choose the room. There are 3-4 different kinds.April-May is not a good idea. It would be REALLY HOT there.”
  • Wonderful view from the room
 of 5 bubbles rhkvarma, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The family room is nice, with one of the three beds on a swing”
 of 5 bubbles MooresRoad, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms are good in a nice old building.”
 of 5 bubbles lopTrAdpow65, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
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