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guwahati, Assam, India
Reviewed 14 November 2014

I stayed at Akkarakalam Memoirs just for a night. I felt I should have stayed atleast a day more. But even that short stay was made quite memorable by Mr Binoy and his team. He was kind enough to call me up before my arrival and checked my lunch arrangements. The atmosphere at the property made me nostalgic and took...

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akkarakalammemoirs, Owner at Akkarakalam Memoirs, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Akkarakalam Memoirs!!! Thank you for staying with us during your recent trip to Alleppey. We are glad that you found your stay to be ‘Excellent’ and that we could delight you with our amenities and service standards. We are happy that you enjoyed the food offerings and will share your feedback with our team in the...

Izegem, Belgium
Reviewed 11 November 2014

We had a good stay here at Akkarakalam Memoirs! We were received well by all the friendly staff, got nice juice, checked in smoothly and got lunch right away! Binoy immediately organised our day with massage and a 1 hour boat ride (which was complimentary). They all took very well care of us, nothing was to much! the rooms are...

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akkarakalammemoirs, Owner at Akkarakalam Memoirs, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Akkarakalam Memoirs!!! It was a pleasure to welcome you to our home stay and we thank you for choosing to stay with us..We are glad that you found the rooms fresh and clean which provided you with a comfortable stay. Your appreciation has been shared with the relevant departments and they are motivated by your compliments....

Bangalore, India
Reviewed 7 October 2014

The hotel is set in a pristine location on the banks of Alappuzha backwaters. First impression of the place is the welcoming staff. The manager who runs the place and the staff are very helpful from the first call made. However, the price of the place is quiet on the high side. But since the hotel accommodates a handful of...

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akkarakalammemoirs, Owner at Akkarakalam Memoirs, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Akkarakalam Memoirs !! Many thanks for choosing to stay with us and sharing your review on this forum. We are happy to read that you found the stay at the home stay good value for money. So glad that team was warm and attentive. Your appreciation of our associates at the homestay will motivate them to...

Ilkley,uk
Reviewed 15 September 2014

Binoy and staff were very helpful. Nothing was too much trouble they arranged kayaking(wooden) ,walking ,sunset cruise and fishing. They have bikes you can use and we enjoyed exploring the area. The building is beautiful on the side of the water with a lovely veranda , our accommodation was comfortable. The banana curry was amazing.

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akkarakalammemoirs, Owner at Akkarakalam Memoirs, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your patronage at Akkarakalam Memoirs. We are pleased to know about your memorable stay experience at our home stay . Located away from the hustle bustle, Akkarakalam Memoirs serves as a haven for the vacationers and we are happy to learn that our location added value to your stay. Your compliments for our service, accommodation...

Harrogate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2014

We stayed for 4 nights in February and enjoyed it immensely. Binoy and the staff are great - arranged things for us, made suggestions etc. the building and rooms are really characterful - and lovely and cool. The garden is great for sitting out in at the back whilst you can watch river life go by from the veranda on...

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akkarakalammemoirs, Owner at Akkarakalam Memoirs, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Akkarakalam Memoirs!!! We thank you for sharing your feedback on your recent stay with us. We are delighted to know that you absolutely enjoyed your stay with us. We are glad that we could provide a memorable experience to you, which is reflected in your highly positive comments. Your feedback is really a motivator for us....

victoria
Reviewed 1 March 2014

I have stayed at Akkarakalam Memoirs several times, and was there most recently last month with a Hidden Places Travel kayaking tour. As always, the manager Binoy made the visit extra special with his great care, courtesy and attention to detail. The building is a true heritage property, which has been in one family for several generations, and it exudes...

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akkarakalammemoirs, Owner at Akkarakalam Memoirs, responded to this review

Greetings from Akkarakalam Memoirs !!!! Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to describe your stay at Akkarakalam Memoirs. It was a pleasure to read that the whole family enjoyed the stay, especially our friendly staff and our fantastic location that had cherished your memories. We are very glad that you will stay with us again and we look...

Haifa, Israel
Reviewed 26 February 2014

We spent 2 wonderful evenings there and really enjoyed the beautiful view of the backwaters, and the great atmosphere, the Ayurvedic massage, the outdoor bathroom attached to our bedroom and the very friendly caring atmosphere of the staff, especially the manager Binoy. I was supposed to be on a kayak trip with my daughter but couldn't get in the kayak...

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akkarakalammemoirs, Owner at Akkarakalam Memoirs, responded to this review

Greetings from Akkarakalam Memoirs!!! Dear Guest, Thank you very much for coming back to us with your review about your stay at Akkarakalam Memoirs. We are pleased to hear that you appreciated our location and the service provided by our staff. It’s really great to know that you have plans to visit us back again. We always want every guest...

Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 22 January 2014

After a hectic 4 days of touring the mountains of Kerala I arrives in Akkarakalam Memoirs near Alleppey. The setting is tranquility itself - on the banks of a waterway, where, if you wish, you can just sit in the garden shade watching the houseboats chugging up and down the waterway. The manager, Bhinoy, is the soul of courtesy and...

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akkarakalammemoirs, Owner at Akkarakalam Memoirs, responded to this review

Greetings from Akkarakalam Memoirs!!!! Dear Guest, It is indeed pleasure to know that you had a relaxing experience at the Akkarakalam Memoirs. Our team would like to thank you for giving us a wonderful opportunity to serve you. It is our desire to keep you satisfied with our services. You are our inspiration in doing our very best. Thanking you...

melbourne
Reviewed 12 January 2014

I enjoyed my stay at Akkarakalam Memoirs very much. It's completely away from the hustle and hassle of the town/city in a heritage home right on the river amid the ricefields. The room was well appointed and comfortable. Excellent hot water! The manager, Binoy, arranged a number of great experiences on the river by boat and walking through the ricefields...

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akkarakalammemoirs, Owner at Akkarakalam Memoirs, responded to this review

Greetings from Akkarakalam Memoirs!!!! Dear Guest, It gives us immense pleasure to know that you had a wonderful and relaxing stay at our home stay. Your appreciation on the services is a motivation to our staffs.We are obliged and thankful to have you chosen Akkarakalam Memoirs for your stay at Alleppey. Looking forward to see you on your next visit....

North Brunswick, NJ
Reviewed 10 January 2014

The highlight of our 5 day vacation to Kerala was our stay at Akkarakalam Memoirs. This was the last day of our trip and we were exhausted from the long drive on pretty bad roads stretching from Munnar to Alleppey. We just wanted to relax for the evening with no agenda and when we arrived at this beautiful, big, charming...

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Greetings from Akkarakalam Memoirs!!!! Dear Guest, Thank you very much for you nice feedback. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Akkarakalam Memoirs and that you appreciated the great location, our nice staff, the Delicious food as well our spacious rooms. We will pass your compliments to our employees. Looking forward to welcoming you again in...

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Akkarakalam Memoirs an exotic farmhouse presented as an excellent souvenir of the ancient Akkarakkalam family in Alleppey district with a tradition of 150 years.Akkarakkalm Memoirs is a sprawling 10 acre land with natural flora and fauna, beautifully converted into an ideal tourist destination for the nature lover as well as for the common glob-trotter. Here you can experience the backwater life at close quarters and inhale the natural scent of pristine countryside. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Akkarakalam Memoirs

Address: Chennamkary PO | Kainakary, Alappuzha 688501, India
Region: India > Kerala > Alappuzha
Price Range: RM134 - RM397 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Akkarakalam Memoirs 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Good place to stay...(But prefer to stay in Day trip)”
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“book a house boat with an upper open air deck. Insist on cleaner and better toiletries and towels n sheets”
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“Beautiful grounds and area”
 of 5 bubbles Jensutton611, 16 Jul 2015 | Read review
“We had a room that had a covered bathroom. What I didn't like about it was that, although it had a window, it was totally covered in some kind of grille so you couldn't see out. I felt claustrophobic.”
 of 5 bubbles JRD32, 26 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Better stay in the rooms on the ground floor. The stay on the water in Shikara is a novel idea but the mosquitos may ruin ur idea.”
 of 5 bubbles nilrajb, 23 Nov 2014 | Read review
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