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Munroe Island Backwaters Homestay

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Restaurant
Room Service
Pool
Airport Transportation
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Finding this amazing homestay was one of the highlights of our trip in Kerala. Vijeesh and his family are so friendly and hospitable. They make your stay with them a wonderful experience. The place, the food, the canoe to see the best sunset ever and...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Natalia A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderfully relaxing time thanks to Vijeesh and his father. The homestay was in a traditional Kerala house complete with garden, lending book library, hammocks, and backwaters canoe cruises. Vijeesh's mother made delicious meals and his father took us all the way to...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After being recommended by a friend of mine we contacted Vijeesh and booked ourselves in. From the beginning he was super helpful with information on train times, stations and us getting to him the other end. The house is stunning, his family are amazing and...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank NateAHM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My stay in the Homestay of Visjeesh was definitely one of the highlights in India. Munroe Island is a beautifull, relaxed and unspoiled place in the middle of the serene Backwaters of Kerala. Visjeesh is taking you on a sunrise boottour through the backwaters which...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank bjarnyv
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks to Vijeesh and family for an unforgettable 3 night homestay,including the best home cooked food in Kerala and great excursions guided by the phenomenon that is Vijeesh. Couldn't have wanted more. Thanks so much.

Date of stay: December 2018
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Description
We have three rooms available, all located in buildings detached from the main family home. All are furnished with large beds, fans, mosquito nets, and private bathrooms (with shower and western style More toilet). Breakfast for 2 persons is included in the room price, full board is easily arranged if so wished. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room Service
Pool
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Number of rooms
3
Also Known As
Munroe Island Backwaters Homestay Kollam, Kerala
Location
India > Kerala > Kollam District > Kollam
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Number of rooms
3
Also Known As
Munroe Island Backwaters Homestay Kollam, Kerala
Location
India > Kerala > Kollam District > Kollam
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Traveller (139)
Room & Suite (12)
Pool & Beach (6)
Dining (2)
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justynagarbacz
20 December 2016|
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Response from hannah g | Reviewed this property |
you can take a train from varkala and then a rikshaw. a taxi from varkala beach to munroe island - door to door is 1500 ruppies. it takes 1 and a half hour.
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Eva S
23 November 2016|
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Response from Samename1 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, We did the Munroe backwaters homestay and it was brilliant, you get to do canoe trips on the backwaters (so peaceful). Vijesh the owner at Munroe backwaters is absolutely brilliant. We visited Alleppey after this and... More
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nathie_dc
7 January 2015|
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Response from Patacake2 | Reviewed this property |
No view of the river. As it is set back from the road it is quieter. It was our favourite home stay in all of Kerala and their backwater tour will take you through all of the little canals. It is an amazing place
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Room Tips
"First floor if possible!"
defrankpeeters
1 May 2018
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"The upstairs room with the balcony and hammock."
Helly_12
12 Mar 2018
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"Choice of room or dorm. Room good for families."
MushnKit
14 Jul 2017
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"We were on the second floor with a hammock on the balcony <3"
mtlng
7 Apr 2017
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