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Bengaluru, India
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20 reviews
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Reviewed 20 July 2014

We visited this place long time back but i remember very well my experience since this place is unique in its own way. terrific ambiance, nominal rates, average food, good connectivity to the market place but poor service. The management gives importance to only foreigners (most of the foreign visitors are Europeans) and dont care 2 hoots about Indians and... More 

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Reviewed 11 May 2014

This was recommended by the Lonely Planet but things have gone seriously downhill since their reviewers last visited! Talking to a few locals about it, it seems there has been a definite change in the last six months...and if things don't take a drastic turn for the better, I would not bother staying here. The room itself was clean enough... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2014

We stayed one night because we arrived one day earlier than expected and found this place via Lonely planet. The staff was very helpfull and polite. Wie chose a deluxe room cause we got a discount on it. Nice big room with comfy beds. The shower though was terrible, the water went everywhere but on our bodies and the water... More 

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Kottayam, India
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Reviewed 20 January 2014

I stayed here with my friends for two days. On the first day we booked two rooms, one in the main building itself (quite an old room) and another one which is comparatively new. The rooms were really cheap and for that money the service and the facilities are excellent. The next day we took a bigger cottage. It was... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 January 2014 via mobile

We made the mistake of trusting the lonely planet guide too many times, and decided to stay here. The rooms were a good size, big bathrooms. I had to ask for clean sheets, as the ones in the bed had not been cleaned. We had no running water so the guy that worked there told me he had to go... More 

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San Diego, California
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Reviewed 8 January 2014

This guest house is in a lovely large historic home and has the potential to be a nice place to stay. It has nice grounds as well but it would really make a difference if someone picked up the litter that is all around. I stayed in a cottage, one of the better rooms, but the cottage is not sealed... More 

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Meerut City, Uttar Pradesh, India
2 reviews
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Reviewed 16 November 2013

its my pathetic experience with this Resort for the following reasons 1. No daily room cleaning 2. countless mosquitoes. 3. dirty bedsheets and smelly towels. 4. charge separately for AC 5. pathetic restaurent only Vishnu is the only guy with good behaviour in the hotel, rest is disgusting please dont waste ur money here

Bengaluru, India
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 15 November 2013

I had been there for 2 days..horrible experience...rooms were shabby..insects were on beds..water conatained red insects...no food service..we paid for the bset available service..but got nothing in return...charged extra for booking service in the back water boats...

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Reviewed 9 November 2013

I had been here on 1 of september along with my family. The guys here were extremely co operative polite and well mannered. Very natural ambience. It was a delight to be in Kerala especially at this place in Allepey. Food service was excellent and quick. i would definately come back here.

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Regina, Canada
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Reviewed 24 April 2013

The Gowri Residence, also, I believe, known as the Gowri Heritage Hotel, was a nice escape from the noise of the busy city in which it is centrally located. The residence occupies a large area of land which offers both guest room and bungalow accommodation, all of which are situated in a lovely, serene garden setting that allows you to... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gowri Residence is one of the oldest heritage properties in Alleppey - the main house was constructed in 1947. Its strategic location makes it an ideal property for holidayers; the boat jetty, the railway station and the beach are all within 15 minutes from Gowri. The tranquil and green environs of Gowri make it an oasis of peace and heritage in the heart of Alleppey town. We have wooden cottages, a/c and non a/c rooms, dormitory and a treehouse room - a wide range to choose from. Whether you are a backpacker, honeymooning couple, family or a large group, we have all kinds of accommodation to suit your needs. Our restaurant serves delicious local dishes and can be made to order to your specific taste. Our staff is well trained and is always there 24/7 for you. Come to Gowri and experience true Kerala hospitality and soak in a bit of culture and heritage too. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gowri Residence

Address: near Uduppi Sree Krishna Swami Temple | Thondankulangara, Avalookkunnu PO, Alappuzha 688006, India
Region: India > Kerala > Alappuzha
Price Range: RM197 - RM384 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 22
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“they have one room that's like a treehouse. we liked the cabin-style rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Wendofish, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Open your mind and heart to vegetarian food and the chef will make you some of the best home style Keralan cooking!”
 of 5 bubbles Schultzy69, 11 May 2015 | Read review
“Room # 2 has in room WiFi but can be noisey.”
 of 5 bubbles seafare74, 4 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Stay in a different hotel or guest house”
 of 5 bubbles Divinfaces, 11 May 2014 | Read review
“Choose a room in the back of the garden cause the place is on a noisy street.”
 of 5 bubbles missgreenpeas, 17 Mar 2014 | Read review
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