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Munroe Island Backwaters Homestay

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Overview
Puthen Purayil - Nemmani Munroe Island, Kollam 691502 India See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Restaurant
Room Service
Shuttle Bus Service
Pool
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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
Shuttle Bus 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
Location
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Contact
Puthen Purayil - Nemmani Munroe Island, Kollam 691502 India
Getting there
Trivandrum Intl Airport67 km
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Traveller (121)
Room & Suite (12)
Pool & Beach (6)
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Family and Play Areas (1)
Reviews (219)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Vijeesh is the coolest dude around, he really is a comedian. My roommates and I stayed here for one night and spent less than 12 hours here, but Vijeesh made sure we were on our feet the entire time and no time was wasted. From...More

Thank yokokentilitisca
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The homestay is a beautiful place with the perfect host. Vijeesh takes you to sunrise or sunset canoe cruise through the beautiful village. He speaks very good English and knows a lot about the flora and fauna in the area. His mother cooked the best...More

1  Thank naveh17
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Such a beautiful and peaceful place. The room and bathroom were very modern and clean. Vijeesh took me on two canoe trips and see the local village life ,he was very enthusiastic about his village and knowledgeable. The whole family were very kind and welcoming,...More

Thank Hola1009
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Vijeesh came to pick us up at the station and that was the start of a wonderful stay. The room was spacious and clean, and we certainly appreciated the possibility to sleep outside on the terrace. The family was lovely, and the food delicious. We...More

2  Thank defrankpeeters
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Where to begin?! This place is just simply heaven! i would recommend to everyone wishing to explore the backwaters. My friend and I ended up staying 5 nights with Vijeesh and his lovely family (we originally booked 3 and then extended!). The house and some...More

Thank H M
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justynagarbacz
20 December 2016|
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Response from GlynCarre | Reviewed this property |
Cheapest way is likely to be train from Varkala to Munroe Island railway stations
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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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