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Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We were a group of 10 adults and 11 kids, Bruce and Dilip took perfect care of us. The 3 bungalows are spacious and newly refreshed (the single rooms still need to be renovated). The meals are perfect, you can also request a cooking lesson. The martial arts and dance show in the evening was magic. The hotel is at...

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Stockholm, Sverige
Reviewed 26 June 2016

I really enjoyed my stay at Heratage Marari. The place is surrounded by nature and is located next to a small river where you can go by canoe. You can walk to the endless beach in just a few minutes, and you are almost alone there. The manager was very welcoming and helpful. He helped us arrange day trips with...

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Reviewed 2 May 2016

We came for one day and we stayed 5 ! Bruce is at the top of quality of service ! He is always available to answer to all questions. The typical keralian homestay is very nice and confortable, beside a backwater that leads direct to the beach. Meeny is a very good cooker and we experienced with great pleasure keralian...

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azheekanshomestay, Owner at Heritage Marari, responded to this review

Hello dears....happy to hear from you. Thank you for remembering our place and for your valuable review.Hope to see you again.Take care. . Bye.. Bruce Babu

Horsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 April 2016

This wonderful cluster of traditional old houses on the Kerala Backwaters is a perfect place to spend a few days. My sketching group enjoyed so much: the serene and beautiful waterside setting, delicious food, warm personal hospitality, comfortable accommodation, evening canoe trip, walk to the beach within easy reach to see the sun setting over the Arabian Sea, visit to...

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azheekanshomestay, Owner at Heritage Marari, responded to this review

Hey,... I'm glad to hear you. Hope you doing good.Happy that you had a nice time with us Waiting to see you again. Take care... cheers Bruce

Athens, Greece
Reviewed 28 March 2016

I have the chance to spend 2 days at Heritage Marari Boutiue Hotel (I would wish to be able to stay more than a week to enjoy the kindness of the people, the beauty of the location, the serenity of the every day life in a such beautiful village in India. The rooms are old fashion traditional wooden houses of...

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azheekanshomestay, Owner at Heritage Marari, responded to this review

Hello Goodevening from India. Thankyou so much for your kind words. You have said it very well, your experience in our place.Let other travellers also get to know about our Heritage Home.Keep in touch....bye...Hope to see you again. Bruce

Athens, Greece
Reviewed 25 March 2016

At the side of Arabian Sea, next to Kerala's Backwater, an excellent boutique hotel, that felt like home. Sought after and found in different places of India and brought here traditional wooden houses, which are perfectly and modernly equipped. Here we enjoyed the best coffee in Kerala, the nicest beds and last but not least the best traditional Kerala cuisine....

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azheekanshomestay, Owner at Heritage Marari, responded to this review

Hey....Hope you doing good. Thankyou for your review...your words are actually a word picture of our place......I know,its from your heart.I'm really happy that my hard works are rewarded.Hope to see you again. regards Bruce

Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Arrived as a Guest, stayed like a King and left as a Friend! That is the quintessence of our stay. Bruce is an amazing host and you feel it every day that he gives his heart for his lovely and beatiful homestay. He goes definitely the extra mile for his guests. Bruce or his good soul Mimi cook every day...

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azheekanshomestay, Owner at Heritage Marari, responded to this review

Hello dear...Thankyou so much for your time to review us. Happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. Moreover, thankyou that you enjoyed our food,culture,surroundings.....wish to see you again. Bruce

Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2016

If you are looking to get away from the typical tourist resorts on your trip to Kerala, then Azheekans Homestay is the place for you. My partner and I booked to stay at Azheekans for 3 nights over Christmas 2015 but ended up extending our visit to 6 nights on account of enjoying ourselves here so much! The first thing...

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Fenton-Luiz, Team - Nirvana Hospitality at Heritage Marari, responded to this review

Hi Amy, Thank you for writing a detailed rewiew on us. We are happy when our guests write honestly about their experience staying with us. knowing that you liked our place and enjoyed your time spent with us makes us proud. Thank you once again. Fenton

Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 1 September 2015

The houses are collected all over Kerala. They are put apart and set together on the property of the Azheekans family. Each one is different and all are really inviting. The houses are surrounded by a well kept beautiful tropical garden. A private bathroom is attached to all the cottages. Breakfast (each day a different one) is inculded in the...

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Fenton-Luiz, Team - Nirvana Hospitality at Heritage Marari, responded to this review

Hi Simone, Thank you for taking your time out to review us. It makes us happy to know that you enjoyed staying with us. Hope to see you back soon. Fenton

montreal
Reviewed 24 March 2015

As Kerala is known as God's own country, I feel that Heritage Marari could well be considered God's own homestay! Bruce is a most gracious host and Minni an excellent cook. What I really appreciated about this environment was the atmosphere of relaxation. If we needed something extra, we simply had to ask and our wishes were granted. I would...

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azheekanshomestay, Owner at Heritage Marari, responded to this review

Hello dear.....Thankyou so much for the review,hope you enjoyed your holidays,take care....see you again regards bruce babu

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Heritage Marari by Nirvana, a boutique resort with four traditionally built Keralian houses (Tharawad, restored and recreated) located ten minutes from Marari beach. The rooms have beds and furniture that we've sourced from traditional homes and the famed craftsmen of the region. Furnishings too rely on local materials, offset with linen, rough-woven cotton and other natural fabrics. Our promise is to provide as much care, comfort and peace you would get in a star-rated hotel, with the personal and sociable touch that is synonymous with Home Stays. Your host Bruce is always available to help you settle comfortably in your rooms. Being a local from a well respected family, he brings you tales of the bygone generations and can guide you through the soul of this fishermen's' village called Marari. Ours is the only property around Marari which is on the backwaters and has access to the beach directly by canoe and by foot. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Heritage Marari

Address: | Chethy Bridge, Chethy, Mararikulam 688530, India (Formerly Azheekans Homestay)
Region: India > Kerala > Mararikulam
Price Range: $95 - $147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“2 upstairs rooms have a lovely covered balcony and day bed to relax during the day.”
 of 5 bubbles maxinerelton, 2 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Each room is unique!”
  • one of the repaired traditional wooden houses-rooms (where I stayed)
 of 5 bubbles katy58, 28 Mar 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are perfect.”
 of 5 bubbles mariangelidou, 25 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Cottages are spacious and include private bathrooms and verandas.”
  • Cottage room with private bathroom
  • Veranda - seating
  • Veranda - cottage details
 of 5 bubbles F4822WDamyt, 5 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The cottage closest to the dining room is extremely comfortable and is the closest to the wifi.”
 of 5 bubbles kaksMontreal, 24 Mar 2015 | Read review
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