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Canoe ville - The Floating room amidst the lake

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Canoe ville - The Floating room amidst the lake

Private room in houseboat
2 guests1 bedroom2 beds1 private bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 private bath
Sparkling clean
11 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.
Self check-in
You can check in with the doorman.

It a family run floating villa amidst the lake. It is located right on the shores of Vambanad lake surrounded by coconut trees and wild birds. You can relax in hammocks in the open space between your cottage and the lake.


Air conditioning
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
2 single beds


30 Reviews

Virginia User Profile
April 2019
Jijo’s place has an incredible view! He is a friendly and accommodating host. The houseboat is rustic, but we were provided with clean sheets and clean towels. The houseboat is away from town so you will need to arrange for TukTuk transport to go exploring on land.
Megan User Profile
February 2019
Beware, the place will have bugs because it is located near the water.
April User Profile
January 2019
The small houseboat was a lovely experience. Jijo was in touch and helpful from the moment we booked (same day) and whenever we needed anything during our stay. I would definitely recommend staying here.
Jijo User Profile
Response from Jijo:
Thank you for your valuable reivew and feedback.
January 2019
David User Profile
February 2018
Jijo was an amazing host! The place has an amazing view of the lake where you can watch beautiful sun rises and moon rises :) His families cooking is amazing !
Jijo User Profile
Response from Jijo:
Thank you for your valuable review.
February 2018
Joe User Profile
March 2017
We had a great time in Jijo's house boat. It's right on the water of the lake and there are many opportunities to go on backwater boat trips. Jijo is an excellent host and helped us organise our travels. The room has no AC so be aware during the summer. I don't think there's a…
Divya User Profile
March 2017
Jijo goes above and beyond to make your stay enjoyable! I would highly recommend this location as it is a 1 min walk to where you can be picked up for a boat ride (absolutely amazing and a must do!) The canoe provides an unique experience and disconnects you from the outside…
Beki User Profile
August 2019
Jijo and his team were absolutely fantastic! They were right there to help us with anything we needed and arranged local activities for us to fill our days with. Well worth a trip on Rahul's boat around the canals, we spent the day exploring the surrounding area with him and it…

Hosted by Jijo

Choolakkadav RoadJoined in October 2015
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52 Reviews
1 Reference
Am a graduate in hospitality management. Am born and brought up in Alleppey. Am very much passionate about exploring culture. I travelled all over South India. Love to host.
Interaction with guests
There will always be someone around or nearby should you need us. I will be available on phone or whats app.
Languages: English, Hindi
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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House rules

No pets
Check-in time is flexible and check out by 10AM
Self check-in with building staff