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Akkara Homestay, a 200 year old riverside mansion

Private room in bed and breakfast hosted by HostSphere
10 guests6 bedrooms6 beds0 shared baths
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Located on the banks of the Meenachill river in Kottayam-Kerala, just two hours down the road from Kochi lies Akkara – Home Across the River. This 200-year old mansion has rooms with terracotta floors and a large open courtyard that leads to the river.
You can spend an evening with your hosts over a drink, sampling authentic Syrian Christian food,explore our Ayurveda center that offers a host of rejuvenation therapies or simply relax with a personal Yoga session right here at the property.

The space
This 200-year old mansion has rooms with terracotta floors and a large open courtyard that leads to the river. Guests can go fishing, stay on a houseboat, cycle through pristine locales of Kottayam and relish some Syrian Christian cuisine. This home has six extravagant AC rooms and one non-AC room with period architecture and furniture and attached bath. Each room at this mansion has a terrace with beautiful views of the pristine backwaters.

Guest access
The guest will have access to all common areas such as the Lounge, Library ,Gardens, Dinning and Drawing room.

Other things to note
This is our family home and we welcome all our guests like family .We want you to sit back and enjoy the slow quite pace of the property .If there is anything we can do to make your experience at Akkara better please do not hesitate to ask we will do our best to fulfil your request .
Located on the banks of the Meenachill river in Kottayam-Kerala, just two hours down the road from Kochi lies Akkara – Home Across the River. This 200-year old mansion has rooms with terracotta floors and a large open courtyard that leads to the river.
You can spend an evening with your hosts over a drink, sampling authentic Syrian Christian food,explore our Ayurveda center that offers a host of rejuvenation th…
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Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed

Amenities

Wifi
Air conditioning
Breakfast
TV
Washer
Dryer
First aid kit
Security cameras on property
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
Unavailable: Smoke alarm
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Location

Kottayam, Kerala, India

Kottayam is a city of letters and churches and waterways and plantations. It is the first 100% literate Municipal City in India and publishes several newspapers and magazines in Malayalam and English .
It is the stronghold of the Syrian Christian community, with over 200 churches. One of which - ‘Cheriapally’ - is over 300 years old and is a fine example of period architecture.

Kottayam is located at the foothills of the Western Ghats and is close to several plantations and has become a trading centre for plantation crops: rubber, tea, pepper and cardamom.

FACTS
Place: Kottayam District
Established: July 1st, 1949 as a district
Location: Foothills of the Western Ghats and Vembanad lake on its west
Area: 2208 sq.km or 5.68% of the land mass of the state
Population: 19,52,901 lakh people in this district
Temperature Range: Summer 27 deg. - 35 degrees centigrade
Winter 25 deg. - 30 degrees centigrade
Suggested time of travel: August to February & May to July for the Monsoons.
Literacy: 100% literate
Kottayam is a city of letters and churches and waterways and plantations. It is the first 100% literate Municipal City in India and publishes several newspapers and magazines in Malayalam and English .
It…

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Joined in September 2019
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HostSphere India is a premium property management company in India and we manage a large portfolio of properties in North India in Airbnb, MakemyTrip and other vacation rental plat…
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  • Languages: English, हिन्दी
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with building staff
No pets
Smoking is allowed
Health & safety
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Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
No carbon monoxide alarm
No smoke alarm
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Cancellation policy