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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent three nights here and were sad to leave. So special to be picked up by canoe and taken across the main waterway, into a little side channel and so to Nelpura. A beautiful main house where you take your meals and accommodation in the renovated rice granary which is mainly wood so your room feels as though it...

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Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were met and taken by boat on the backwaters to this delightful home stay, a very warm welcome awaited us, beautiful gardens with hammocks and garden chairs. Our room was very clean with a nice bathroom, free wifi. Tea/coffee was provided with bottled water in a fridge shared with room next door, also beer available to buy. We were...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Last October 2016, our family went for a getaway in Allepey. We chose Nelpura Heritage Homestay and we didn't regret at all! Perfect location in a small backwater canal, beautiful settings, our 2 rooms were in a very nice traditional house. Peaceful garden - very nice at the end of afternoon to have a rest and enjoy our tea or...

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Helensburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed for three nights in December as part of our tour booked through Kerala Connections. Quiet location in a village by a small backwater canal. Lovely peaceful garden with hammocks a bonus. Much of interest to see nearby on foot or on the bikes provided. Tasty local cuisine cooked by friendly and efficient staff. Interesting to chat to the host...

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Thank dewatte
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Had a great time at Nelpura Homestay, stayed in the garden view room. They have bikes for exploring the village and surrounding villages and fields, and you can do a boat trip at sunset which was lovely. Feels very timeless and peaceful. Food was excellent and the housekeeper and family were very kind and chatty.

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Evesham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

We both really enjoyed this experience, it was our only Homestay so can't compare but we enjoyed it. The family were very nice and helpful & the house keeper was lovely, would not let us help to clear the table. Was a lovely experience to arrive by the caneo. We also did the caneo ride which was very nice but...

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norfolk, england
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Nelpura Homestay was the second stop on our recent holiday in Kerala organised through Kerala Connections, who are great at sourcing unique properties away from the main tourist trail. We were thrilled to have had the opportunity to stay in this little gem. Even the journey there is an experience - our driver dropped us at the canal bank where...

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Thank felix456
Reviewed 12 November 2016

I was wowed by this place from the first moment of arrival by canoe,down the little canal. It was great to be right in the heart of the local community going about their daily chores. The homestay hosts, Professor and Mrs Chacko work all day teaching and still manage to prepare and present delicious food and take care and interest...

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Heckington
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

We were collected feom the jetty in a small canoe and transported up the canals to the beautiful Nelpura.. we were very warmly greeted by the housekeeper - we ate lovely food and explored the backwaters on foot and by bike. Prof Chacko and his wife were present at dinner where he explained various local traditions

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 May 2016

My husband and I stayed here for three nights in March 2016. The family were so welcoming and we were extremely well looked after by the caretaker and cook. The homestay is set in a small village with little other tourism in the immediate area. The local people were so friendly - we were invited to take part in the...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nelpura is one of the top ten Homestay in India (Guardian paper Sept '10) It stands calm and serine on the bank of a canal leading leading to river Pamba. A perfect getaway from the din and bustle of every day life, the idyllic premises of Nelpura is an ideal retreat into the soothing lap of nature.The building showcases the fine features of traditional Kerala architecture and wood carving.What makes Nelpura special and unique is the serine dignity it gains from the proximity of a happy home.The meal plan is AP- lunch, dinner and breakfast of Kerala cuisine.Activities. Village walk, bicycle ride, narrow canal cruise, visit to ancient churches and temples, cooking class, ayurvedic massage, motor boat trips etc. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nelpura Heritage Homestay

Address: Edayady House | Monkompu P O, Alappuzha 688502, India
Region: India > Kerala > Alappuzha
Price Range: $139 - $226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Nelpura Heritage Homestay Kerala/Alappuzha
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“The middle room has a very high threshold step so be aware!”
 of 5 bubbles swallows2016, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The two side rooms have better outlooks than the middle one”
 of 5 bubbles felix456, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Any room is fine”
 of 5 bubbles N7671JImiken, 29 Jan 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are made by wood and they are addressed in front of the canals”
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 of 5 bubbles Pantera1974, 9 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Stay longer than one night”
 of 5 bubbles nickpash, 23 Mar 2015 | Read review
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