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Why Not Houseboat is offering accommodations in Alleppey. There's a private entrance at the boat for the convenience of those who stay. The boat also provides free Wifi, free private parking, and facilities for disabled guests. The boat will provide guests with air-conditioned units offering a dressing room, a kettle, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV, a terrace, and a private bathroom with a walk-in shower. A balcony with outdoor furniture and lake views is offered in each unit. At the boat, every unit has bed linen and towels. For guests with children, the boat offers a baby safety gate. If you'd like to discover the area, fishing is possible in the surrounding area. The nearest airport is Cochin International, 53 miles from Why Not Houseboat, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Alleppey, this property has an excellent location score of 9.5!

Free Private Parking Available On Site

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Room Type
Number of guests
1 full bed
Bedroom 1:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 1:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3:
1 queen bed
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Guest reviews


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See what guests loved the most:

  • K
    India India
    Wonderful stay and excellent staff. Owner Vineet went the extra mile to ensure that my 81 year old mother had a pleasant stay. I was especially concerned about the difficulty she may have faced while onboarding and off boarding. Everything was...
  • Camilla
    Qatar Qatar
    Boat was clean, modern and very stylish. Just having a one bedroom private boat makes a huge difference and allows you to unwind. The wonderful chef Sureesh treated us to amazing delights for breakfast lunch and dinner and Prince was an amazing...
  • Nicholas
    Australia Australia
    This houseboat is fantastic. We saw others in the dock that looked run-down and old, but ours was beautiful. So comfortable, clean and nicely decorated. The staff and skipper were great and looked after us so well without bothering us. The food...

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Amenities of Why Not Houseboat
Great facilities! Review score, 9.2

Most popular amenities
  • Free Wifi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Walk-in closet
  • Extra long beds (> 6.5 ft)
  • Lake view
  • View
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Dining table
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Walking tours
  • Canoeing
    Additional charge
  • Fishing
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne
  • Kids' meals
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Baby safety gates
  • Baby safety gates
  • Books, DVDs or music for children
  • Child safety socket covers
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Shuttle service
  • Air conditioning
  • Mosquito net
  • Executive lounge access
  • Soundproof
  • Private entrance
  • Carpeted
  • Fan
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Massage
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English

Property practice

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House rules

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From 11:30 AM


Until 9:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 3 years
Crib upon request
5 - 17 years
Extra bed upon request
Rs. 1,000 per child, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Cash only

This property only accepts cash payments.


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Payment before arrival by bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

FAQs about Why Not Houseboat

  • Why Not Houseboat offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Walking tours

  • The prices at Why Not Houseboat may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Yes, Why Not Houseboat is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Check-in at Why Not Houseboat is from 11:30 AM, and check-out is until 9:00 AM.

  • Why Not Houseboat is 1.1 miles from the center of Alleppey. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.