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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 June 2012

Staying last year and returning again this year, everyone at the Gowri were unbelievably helpful. From there we hired a car and driver and went on a 7 day expedition throughout the tea and spice plantations and then to the beach. The answer is 'yes', now what's the question... to all your tourist needs.

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Dordrecht, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Reviewed 26 April 2012

Every time i come to Alleppey I stay in this hotel. The staff is friendly and helpful. The rooms are big and clean. the food is good. And one of the few places where they have great coffee. Ina from Holland

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 April 2012

The yard is really nice and well maintained. The rooms are clean and have a good value for money- the price was acutally negotiable which was nice given it is nearly low season. They also have a nive house boat.

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Reviewed 18 April 2012

Big rooms, gated entrance, mosquito nets. Good hotel.

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Ubud, Indonesia
Reviewed 11 April 2012

Gowri Residence needs to decide if it is a relaxing guesthouse, meat-market, or restaurant. The rooms are good value, spacious and everything works. Clutter and daily grime go for the most part unattended. The reason for this is simple; 'the Boys' are too busy cracking onto female guests. 'The Boys' can barely remember a simple request so singular is their...

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2012

My partner and I recently stayed at the gowri for a few nights in one of their least expensive rooms. The room was clean. Towels, soap and loo paper were provided which is not often the case at this price point. The staff were courteous, friendly and helpful. Free WiFi! I'd recommend the Gowri to all backpackers. They have a...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 March 2012

The Gowri was recommended to me by the owner of another hotel I stayed in at Varkala. The courtyard is a little unprepossessing but it's India. The room I was in was in a small building inthe gardens behind the main building. It had a good bed with a marvellous mosquito net, efficient air con and plenty of space. The...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 15 March 2012

In the train from Varkala to Alleppey, we were approached by a guy just visionary to us to be perfect Risidence Gowri Guesthouse. Somewhere familiar we do not yet adopted the card. After 3 or guesthouses were full or too dirty, but yet to Gowri. The room was a shabby room with AC. No sheets. But with a fan. We...

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Reviewed 23 February 2012

Its true, these guys are not interested in you if you don't take their (over priced) boat stay... The rooms are nice and clean, but the food is really hit and miss... I've had better Indian food in rural Ireland ..  The aviary is pretty ugly, not an attraction at all, it seems downright cruelto keep such a gregarious bird...

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london
Reviewed 25 January 2012

We only stayed one night in the main house which was fine. There was no hot water but they bought us a bucket of hot water in the morning on request. We organised our houseboat through them after speaking to another guest over breakfast, which was very easy and convenient. We made it clear that we would not hand over...

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Gowri Residence is one of the oldest heritage properties in Alleppey - the main house was constructed in 1947. Its strategic location makes it an ideal property for holidayers; the boat jetty, the railway station and the beach are all within 15 minutes from Gowri. The tranquil and green environs of Gowri make it an oasis of peace and heritage in the heart of Alleppey town. We have wooden cottages, a/c and non a/c rooms, dormitory and a treehouse room - a wide range to choose from. Whether you are a backpacker, honeymooning couple, family or a large group, we have all kinds of accommodation to suit your needs. Our restaurant serves delicious local dishes and can be made to order to your specific taste. Our staff is well trained and is always there 24/7 for you. Come to Gowri and experience true Kerala hospitality and soak in a bit of culture and heritage too. ... more   less 

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Address: near Uduppi Sree Krishna Swami Temple | Thondankulangara, Avalookkunnu PO, Alappuzha 688006, India
Region: India > Kerala > Alappuzha
Price Range: $58 - $79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 22
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“they have one room that's like a treehouse. we liked the cabin-style rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Wendofish, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Open your mind and heart to vegetarian food and the chef will make you some of the best home style Keralan cooking!”
 of 5 bubbles Schultzy69, 11 May 2015 | Read review
“Room # 2 has in room WiFi but can be noisey.”
 of 5 bubbles seafare74, 4 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Stay in a different hotel or guest house”
 of 5 bubbles Divinfaces, 11 May 2014 | Read review
“Choose a room in the back of the garden cause the place is on a noisy street.”
 of 5 bubbles missgreenpeas, 17 Mar 2014 | Read review
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