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Paris, France
Reviewed 30 March 2014

A very nice place (including terraces with comfortable chairs and beds where you feel like spending time chilling), in a family spirit. Mr Chacko and his wife are really really kind, they helped us a lot to organise things. We had interesting discussions about India, society, which enabled us to understand better the region. The "concierge" is also an emblematic...

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Altea, Spain
Reviewed 28 March 2014

Arrival at Nelpura by canoe is a wonderful way to begin your stay at this charming homestay. We received a very warm welcome from Mr Kumar and later from Mr Chacko and his family. Nelpura was the highlight of our Kerala trip. We enjoyed everything. Our room was perfect, the meals delicious and both the canoe trip and short walk...

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2014

We stayed at Nelpura for three nights as part of a trip around Kerala and it was the best experience of our holiday. The professor and his family were very friendly and welcoming as was Kumar, the caretaker. The food was amazing and extremely plentiful with different dishes served for breakfast, lunch, tea and dinner each day. The accommodation was...

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UK
Reviewed 15 February 2014

Our family of 6 stayed here for 2 nights in January. Mr Chacko and his family were so welcoming and friendly. The rooms are clean and comfortable and the setting is just beautiful. We enjoyed the canoe trip at sunset, cycling and walking around the village and a wonderful cooking demonstration from Salimma (which we have re-created at home already!)....

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 13 February 2014

We found it hard to decide between booking a house boat or staying on land, making trips through the smaller canals. We decided on the latter and chose Nelpura because of it's consistently good reviews. I'm glad we did. Yes, staying on a houseboat would have been a lovely addition to our stay but they are limited to the larger...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2014

This was our first experience of a home stay in India and can throughly recommend this one. The meals were excellent and we took the opportunity of visiting the local market to but the food and witness the meal being cooked in the kitchen. A canoe ride around the backwaters and using the bikes to ride around the paddy fields...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 31 January 2014

Recently spent 2 nights at Nelpura during a 3 week visit to Kerala and Goa. Loved every minute of it! We came from Perth and met family from England who are used to a two wk package tour in Goa and I wasn't sure if a quiet, traditional homestay was quite their thing but at the end of the trip...

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Bampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 January 2014

My wife and I returned to Kerala wanting to sample good traditional food and hospitality. Our agents Transindus, recommended Nelpura Homestay. We spent 3 delightful nights there and we can only praise Prof Chacka and his charming wife, Salimma, for their warm hospitality and amazing food. Nothing was too much trouble and we sampled the delights of bicycling around the...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 20 January 2014 via mobile

We stayed with Chacko and his family for 2 nights in their homestay and it was the best way of really experiencing the backwaters. The 3 beautiful and clean rooms are located in a separate house, just beside the family house. Meals are taken in the family house and Chacko and his wife are always around in the evening at...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2014

Chacko and his family were really nice hosts. We really enjoyed our night & day at Nelpura. The food was fantastic, the staff were only too pleased to help, the rooms were clean and tidy and the village/location was very pleasant. We took some time to explore the local area on the bikes leant to us by the family. As...

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  • Free Breakfast
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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: RM383 - RM516 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Nelpura Heritage Homestay Kerala/Alappuzha, India
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“The two side rooms have better outlooks than the middle one”
 of 5 bubbles felix456, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
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“All rooms are made by wood and they are addressed in front of the canals”
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