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Munroe Island Backwaters Homestay

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Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Such a beautiful and peaceful place. The room and bathroom were very modern and clean. Vijeesh took me on two canoe trips and see the local village life ,he was very enthusiastic about his village and knowledgeable. The whole family were very kind and welcoming,...More

Thank Hola1009
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Vijeesh came to pick us up at the station and that was the start of a wonderful stay. The room was spacious and clean, and we certainly appreciated the possibility to sleep outside on the terrace. The family was lovely, and the food delicious. We...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2018

Where to begin?! This place is just simply heaven! i would recommend to everyone wishing to explore the backwaters. My friend and I ended up staying 5 nights with Vijeesh and his lovely family (we originally booked 3 and then extended!). The house and some...More

Thank H M
Reviewed 18 March 2018

So peaceful and relaxing place on earth. I've missed it already. Hosts are very kind and helpful, they organising canal tour which is unforgetable experience. Music and prayers which comes from nearby temple is also something which make this place uniq.

Thank tuul666
Reviewed 17 March 2018

It was amazing to stay 5 day with Vijeesh and he's familly, all are very wellcoming... Vijeesh like to be with the guest and take are of them! He is helpfull and funny guy! the conoe tour with him or is dad are very nice......More

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justynagarbacz
20 December 2016|
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Response from GlynCarre | Reviewed this property |
Cheapest way is likely to be train from Varkala to Munroe Island railway stations
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Eva S
23 November 2016|
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Response from Samename1 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, We did the Munroe backwaters homestay and it was brilliant, you get to do canoe trips on the backwaters (so peaceful). Vijesh the owner at Munroe backwaters is absolutely brilliant. We visited Alleppey after this and... More
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nathie_dc
7 January 2015|
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Response from Patacake2 | Reviewed this property |
No view of the river. As it is set back from the road it is quieter. It was our favourite home stay in all of Kerala and their backwater tour will take you through all of the little canals. It is an amazing place
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"First floor if possible!"
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"The upstairs room with the balcony and hammock."
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"Choice of room or dorm. Room good for families."
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"We were on the second floor with a hammock on the balcony <3"
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