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Mandala Beach House & Cottages

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Pondicherry, India
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

we came off season, the reception was always empty, the place is basicly abandon... rooms have planty of mosquitos...very hot, there was no wifi, allthough it said there will be, we found a rat outside the room...nobody takes proper care of the place. and when we complainted and asked for a discount, the told us we are cheaters, and treated...

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worst stay in this beautiful country. It's very basic and not very nice room available in the shabby looking building next door. next morning I felt like I had been bitten all over so I decided to go elsewhere . The owner Harris wasn't very friendly or cooperative ,and had a foul temper , this is no way to run...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We opted to stay in the "penthouse" beach front room, the location was brilliant. The accommodation is basic as expected for a backpackers hostel style accommodation. When we arrived there was only one lady and a man from the restaurant next door around, neither spoke much English, we managed to get access to our room and were told the owner...

Thank Lucy F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter had a really horrible experience at this place. The owner Harris pretended to be a masseuse but took things a bit too far. My poor daughter was put in a terrifying situation. Harris not only did this to her but displayed a wild temper. They fled out of this flee ridden place to another place further up the...

4Thank LynnScotland
Erfurt, Germany
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Mandala beach hostel is a little paradise directly at the beach. It is a great spot to see sunsets and to relax in the calm atmosphere and just listen to the waves. Harri, the owner and host, really takes care of you and make you feel at home. We did a backwater tour he offered and it was an awesome...

1Thank franzihi
Reviewed 25 March 2017

The place is an extraordinary spot especially for a budget place. The sea-view cottage is simply great. The host and owner, Harris, is a verry friendly and open person. The other staff, Bindi und Sri are very nice people too and offer a super service. We were simply thrilled by the cottage on the beach, the view, the ocean, the...

1Thank Susanne O
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing view of the sea, quiet beach side, with adjacent restaurant. Great food, very warm and sweet staff. Owner Harris will never let you leave unsatisfied. The perfect place for a bit of relaxation and fun by the beach. Backwaters easily reached by auto, or try the grand houseboats. Will definitely come back again!

1Thank Saboura N
Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

We had a two night stay here, which was incredible cheap. No luxurious stay, but covered basic needs. Thus the cleaning could have been better and the place was in general quite used. The manager was very helpful.

1Thank Carenshoej
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely relaxing stay, the staff were very friendly and helpful. The manager organised a great canoe day trip for me to see the backwaters and local village life. I will definitely go back again when I'm next in Kerala.

1Thank Nick S
Zwolle, The Netherlands
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I booked for two nights and ended up, staying for five nights. Mandala beach house, has great feel to it and it it literally right on the beach. Having breakfast while looking at the great sea view is simply put, excellent. The rooms are basic this was clearly stated to me while booking, so I knew what to expect. The...

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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mandala is a small guest house located on a quite part of Alleppey Beach. It has two basic rooms, one bamboo cottage and another cottage with a great view to the beach. We just started our annex property near Mandala and it got upstair rooms with sea view. All rooms are bath attached and three of them with bath tubs. We organize some trips to the sea with fishermen, to the back waters and we also do BBQ on the beach. You can have a comfortable and relaxed stay over here. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mandala Beach House & Cottages

Address: North of Vijaya Park | Sea View Ward, Alleppey beach, Alappuzha, India
Region: India > Kerala > Alappuzha District > Alappuzha
Price Range: $272 - $338 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“upper room might be less bad”
O9364LH_, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“Get a good room further up the street!”
LynnScotland, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The best room was the seasidepenthouse mit seaview, but the other rooms where nice as well.”
, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I would not get the room near the read as I can be noisy.”
MikeFromZwolle, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Different kinds of rooms. All seemed to be clean and nice.”
emmie2017, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
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