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Johnson's The Nest Homestay

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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible18%
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“eco houseboat”(17 reviews)
“secret beach”(10 reviews)
“swing chairs”(6 reviews)
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Once you walk in Johnson’s, you feel straight away welcome and at home. It’s a nice and well maintained guesthouse full of life with a good location. Walkable distance to the beach, to the center, bus and train station. Johnson is always happy to give...More

Thank RomainLab
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My brother and me arrived quite late in the dark with our motorcycle at Johnson's guesthouse. Johnson's waited, and welcomed us warmly. Later we filled out the papers while watching football and suddenly his horse Marie came into the room and blocked the view to...More

Thank Johannes W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Johnson‘s is a very lovely place. It‘s located between the beach and the backwaters and both are in walking distance. The stuff is nice and Johnson himself is friendly and helped us with a lot of information. We booked the cheapest room but could get...More

Thank Cara S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spending two nights on a house boat in the Backwaters in Kerala is a wonderful experience but make sure you compare prices and don't fall for the word eco - like we did. We couldn't find one aspect of eco especially while drinking water came...More

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Response from AlleppeyJohny, Manager at Johnson's The Nest HomestayResponded 3 weeks ago

Straight after the cruise, the couple shot me whattsapp with a page of allegged discomforts with the ususal conclusion 'what can you do to adress our complaint' - read - 'give us a refund or else'. They can go jump in the well or better...More

Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

The best place to stay in Alleppey. We like it very much. Very clean, cozy and big rooms, always warm water in the shower. Nice and smily people. Homestay is close to the beach and not far from the city center. Thank you! All the...More

Thank Yulia M
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US$10 - US$22 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"just dont book"
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"I would say go through johnson's kerala (google it) website to check out various themed rooms, video..."
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"Paloma backwater resort...its costly but worth spending.."
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"The rooms in the back are more silent."
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