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Llanymynech, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2016

If it is 5 star luxury you want then this place is not for you however if you are well travelled this place is a gem, its all about the location, the price is low,the rooms are basic but comfortable and clean and we found all of the staff exceptional, we didnt eat here as we was told it is...

2Thank sandrajane260156
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 9 February 2016

We stayed in the penthouse while we were there. Overall the staff was polite, trustworthy, and and at times went out of their way to help us. They even went to the train station to buy a ticket for us. The location was great as well. The beach was pleasant and there were good lounging spaces outside. Our one gripe...

2Thank Kyle T
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2016

We stayed in the "penthouse", the most expensive of this hotel's rooms, and the price was certainly well above the average for the area. The floor was studded with bolts that made walking an exercise in obstacle avoidance. The room had a single, rusting fan that simply moved the room's considerable collection of dirt slowly around, but failed to cool...

2Thank Miel L
mandalabeachhouse, Owner at Mandala Beach House & Cottages, responded to this review

we have already write in our reception area in each rooms that you should check room properly before you check in ,but you stayed in my place and you made dirty our place and your teen aged daughter pee in our mattress but we didn't said any thing so kindly note that your intentionally want spoil my name in trip...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

I want to preface this review by saying that while paying the bill, I had a face-to-face discussion with the owner to raise my concerns and offer feedback. I was trying to avoid writing a negative review and genuinely wanted to share my thoughts for improvement (as a note in each room asks his guests to do), but the owner...

3Thank BrianaEve
Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a few nights and used it as a base to explore the local area by scooter (Marari Beach etc.) Whilst the room wasn't the most spacious or the most luxurious, the location was good - you could hear the sea from the room. Much quieter staying here than in the centre of town. Harris the owner...

2Thank Jami C
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

I stayed at Mandala's for two nights at Mandala last week and loved it! Very basic rooms, but who cares when you are right on the beach? Harris the owner is such a gem, he organised for me to go on a backwater canoe ride (such fun!). The food service is a tad slow, but who cares when you are...

2Thank mimi92_nz
Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

We arrived 2 couples at the mandala after reading the reviews, and got 2 rooms- one was at the back- the joint showers and the moldy smell was not worth the 1200 rs. The other room- the one facing the beach was basic, rotten shower and pretty run down for 2200rs! The only good thing was the view. The "restaurant"...

2Thank shullll
Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

Stayed in the bamboo hut, which of course was basic. Yet that rounded the beach feeling off and is fair considering the price. Mandala is small with only a handful of rooms and thus you immediately get to know the other guests, which in our case were all Western backpackers like us. Harris who runs the place is very nice...

1Thank Tim K
County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 10 January 2016

We headed straight for this place on the basis of the excellent review in the Lonely Planet Guide book. Most of the reviews on various websites were all ravingly positive, and all mentioned the owners by name as being part of their great experience. Only one review that we could find noted the fact that there were new owners very...

1Thank deirdre404
Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

I sent an email a month in advance to book the penthouse. I even called him because he said the room was free but didn't send me a confirmation email. Then he confirmed the booking on the phone. One day before our arrival I emailed him again to say when we would be coming and first he said he accidentally...

1Thank Imke S

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  • Wheelchair Access
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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: RM48 - RM1,065 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“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
“There are no good rooms”
toubabing, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Really all rooms are good”
victordiana507, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
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