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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit India annually and would never consider staying anywhere other than Lovedale. Lovedale is situated next to a lake and there are always many different birds to be seen and fishing boats pass our dining table. Anshad is so kind and nothing is too much trouble for him. He arranges transport to and from the airport for us and...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely setting right on the lake, also very nice room with on suit etc. The owner was very helpful in everyway he even dropped us off at the station on our departure. The food was very good and plentiful. The walk up the lane from the homestay was very interesting too. I would recommend this homestay without hesitation.

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We made reservations for two nights at Lovedale a few months prior to our travel to India. A few days before our arrival, we were informed by Anshad that his home stay got overbooked for one of the nights we reserved, and we were offered a houseboat instead. Since it was a short notice, and we had no other options,...

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LovedaleAlleppey, Owner at Lovedale Lakeside Homestay, responded to this review

Rhea and her friends stayed with us for 2 nights. The first night was a little rough as she had made the reservations through telephone. We prefer online bookings over telephone bookings because a lot of people (who book through telephone even after paying a small advance) don't show up on the dates they booked and we have lost a...

Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

From the minute I arrived, Anshad and his charming wife Amina couldn't have been more helpful. They even rustled up lunch for me - the best tomato curry I have ever tasted. Anshad turned out to be a bit of a hero when I told him I was on a personal mission to discover the bungalow my father had been...

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1Thank Gill T
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Mr Anshad and his wife are very good people. Mr Anshad is very helpful in getting us a two wheeler on rent. You say things and he will be able to arrange. This place is on the lake and very beautiful location for people who like to be in such location. Lot of birds you can see all day so...

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Halifax, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2017

No wonder we keep going back to Lovedale. Just returned from yet another extremely enjoyable stay at Lovedale. We go back time and again for the wonderful setting on the lake, for the excellent hospitality offered by Anshad and family, for the delicious meals prepared by Amina and for the peace and tranquility the place offers. We will be back!

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Reviewed 27 February 2017

We spent two and a half weeks with Anshad and Amina, and they couldn't do enough for us. The meals were excellent, served in an idyllic location overlooking the lake, so we could watch fishing boats passing and see the amazing birds (eagles, cormorants, egrets, kingfishers, bee-eaters...) The chance to be immersed in real local life is not to be...

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Reviewed 27 February 2017

This was my second visit to Lovedale and Anshad and Amina yet again cooked me delicious gluten free food at every meal. I ate the same food as all the other guests, with a gluten free variation if anything had gluten in it. They never forgot - and they never made a mistake. Lovedale is in the most perfect location....

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Stayed here for 1 night with my family and i still feel that i should have added few more days. Location : This place will surely suit to those who are looking for a peaceful and away from the main Alleppey town. Last 1 km stretch to Lovedale is a narrow village road, off the highway, which runs parallel to...

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Rooms fine with all meals served on the covered patio overlooking the lake.the food was cooked by the owners wife and was very good.the owner was able to help with cycle trips , local ferry and bus times and arranged tuk tucks when required.a quiet location with hundreds of birds fishing right in front of the property.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This idyllic lakeside home stay is located a short distance from the tourist town of Alleppey/Alappuzha in Kerala. A quiet, relaxed, clean and mosquito-free accommodation has 4 rooms with ensuite bathroom, both AC and non-AC, but all with fans. A local or continental breakfast is included with home cooked meals optional, including local fish delicacies. Pick ups and transport can be arranged. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lovedale Lakeside Homestay

Address: Pulickelchira | Puthanangadi, Alappuzha 688555, India
Region: India > Kerala > Alappuzha District > Alappuzha
Price Range: RM106 - RM348 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“All rooms are quiet. Rooms at the front of the house offer views of the lake.”
186336Gardener32, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“the cabin had lovely view of the lake in the morning.”
R8011QCianm, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Try booking via airbnb to select the ground floor rooms”
harshk119, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Our room was in the separate cottage annex which was perfect for relaxing and watching birds. Good efficient AC.”
, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Just book this place.”
Prateek1986, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
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