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Xandari Riverscapes

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A.C. Road Near Pallathurathy Bridge, Alappuzha 688003 India See on map
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Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We are couples who used to go to very luxuries places. So when we first saw the boat (Moozhiyar) we were a bit anxious about it and we were not very happy about it as it was booked by a travel agent for us. But...More

Thank wasanalruheili
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was an amazing experience that both my self and my wife enjoyed. We had a blast staying in a traditional style boat named Moozhiyar with an amazing crew I called the “S” crew as all their names started with the letter S. The crew...More

Thank Sale7903
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an amazing boat trip overnight with Xandari. The food amazing, a gorgeous boat and very very relaxing on the waterways. Loved seeing the life of locals along the waterways and the bird life. Our 3 crew were all amazing and looked after us...More

Thank Mary12Auckland
Reviewed 14 October 2018

We had a acquired a somewhat negative view of these houseboats from other travellers. One Indian travel agent that we met told us that her clients generally didn’t like them and had to be given alternative accommodation after maximum one night. She would be happy...More

1  Thank Peter3101
Response from GM_Xandari, General Manager at Xandari RiverscapesResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Peter, Thank you for the detailed review. We are glad you had a pleasant experience on-board, unlike the feedback you received about houseboats from other travellers. We ensure guests are comfortable by providing all amenities needed on board. Regarding food, we serve traditional food...More

Reviewed 4 October 2018

Wonderful experience from the start to the end. We were on the houseboat CHALIYAR. The captain ( Joby), Chef (Rashid) and Engineer (Murugan) were all great and provided us with excellent service from the time we left the port to the morning of return. The...More

1  Thank Vinoo N
Response from GM_Xandari, General Manager at Xandari RiverscapesResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Vinoo, Thank you for the review. We were glad to give you a first-class experience of the backwaters of Kerala including service, food and amenities on board. Staying on a houseboat is a wonderful way to experience the place, its culture and sustainable way...More

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Xandari Riverscapes Life on the backwaters has a different set of rules. First, since there are no roads we depend on canals, rivers and lakes for our travel routes. Most families have a boat of their own. More Children often learn to swim at least as early as they learn to walk-you are likely to see kids splashing in the local equivalent of a playground. Their school buses float, as do the postal vessels delivering to homes here. Even the supermarket floats!River Escapes provides an experience of the backwaters of Kerala in a vessel whose history harkens back to the ancient rice trade of this region while also providing modern comforts. These vessels are designed to balance authenticity and innovation. They are engineered to balance comfort and environmental responsibility - we pioneered the technology now considered the gold standard of emissions reduction. Most importantly they are staffed by members of the local community who are proud to showcase their corner of God's Own Country to visitors.A unique set of waterways in our state's central region allows us to showcase three districts that represent the "rice bowl" of Kerala - all by boat. We started operating our houseboats in 2006 and are now the respected leader on the backwaters in terms of environmental responsibility, commitment to the communities where we bring visitors and in terms of guest satisfaction. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Family Rooms
Number of rooms
23
Price range
US$307 - US$672 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
River Escapes
Also Known As
Xandari Riverscapes Kerala/Alappuzha, India
Location
India > Kerala > Alappuzha District > Alappuzha
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Family Rooms
Number of rooms
23
Price range
US$307 - US$672 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
River Escapes
Also Known As
Xandari Riverscapes Kerala/Alappuzha, India
Location
India > Kerala > Alappuzha District > Alappuzha
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Dining (47)
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BoltonAF
25 July 2018|
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Response from GM_Xandari | Property representative |
Dear Bolton, Yes, the rooms are available on the dates you have mentioned. Please let us know the category of room you prefer. The details of the rooms and tariffs are available on Xandari website. Thank You
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neeraj m
24 March 2018|
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Response from Travelbug291 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure whether rates change with the season? May is not a premium time, so may accrue a cheaper rate. Again if you have made a booking you should have a contact phone number or email address. There is very limited... More
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AvondaleGH
20 February 2018|
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Response from Goob N Trude G | Reviewed this property |
Only one hour at sun rise and sun set and yes dining area is covered.
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"Best views of Kerala Backwaters"
vin00n
4 Oct 2018
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"You are on a boat- all rooms are great! Try to get a boat with a sitting deck."
NikkiSoni
21 Aug 2018
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"Please note: this is a Houseboat without alcohol."
RobOxted
10 May 2018
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"With a view of the backwaters and wildlife."
Skiondown
2 May 2018
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