Johnson's- Entire floor-3 rooms @ alleppey, kerala
Johnson's- Entire floor-3 rooms @ alleppey, kerala
10 guests
3 bedrooms
7 beds
3 baths
10 guests
3 bedrooms
7 beds
3 baths
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Johnson’s Home stay, an established guest-house- is now in it’s 16th year. We offer 3 beautiful en-suite rooms ( 2 Aircon), each with its own theme & character. A beautiful garden and open air restaurant adorns the property.

Located ideally between town center and the beach.

We offer houseboat & canoe village tours.

Friendly, informal hospitality marks us out as does the pleasant, airy, large, colorful rooms and its spacious quirky patios that have bathtubs. 2 rooms have aircon!!

The space

It's a homestay, and more. It is the only hotel in the world that has rooms with bathtubs on the balconey :-) It is probably the only hotel in India where the owner has a beautiful horse as a pet- on the property. It is probably the only guesthouse in the world where the owner has modified a canoe to double up as a dining table and a fish tank! The two a/c rooms are top class, with the mod con multi use showers, probably the best India has to offer! The garden has fruit trees including mangoes, jackfuit, lemon, pineapple, papaya and berries. A nice collection of orchids, jasmine, illang illang, lillies and other fragrant flowers refreshes the air - and mind.

Guest access

The rooms, the balcony, the grounds, outdoor restaurant, indoor dining space. We will soon have a reading room as well.

Interaction with guests

As an aspiring author working on his first historical epic fiction novel, the owner would love to interact with his guests on topics like 'religious free thinking' and 'finance free society' (nothing like the disastrous experiment that the present Indian government indulges in). As a sports fan, he wouldn't mind watching El Clasico or the IPL on the idiot box together with his guests in the lounge area with a beer in hand and a smile on everyone's faces, (as long as everyone supports Real Madrid and roots for Mumbai Indians :-).

Other things to note

We have pets in the grounds. 3 dogs, coupla cats and a beautiful horse. Needless to say, as a homestay, we can prepare breakfast, lunch and dinner for our guests. We have our own houseboat and arrange cheaper alternative canoe village tours. We offer mopeds on hire. Arrange for Money X'change. There is an in house beautician to look after the ladies who arrive. Cooking classes can also be conducted for our guests. In house laundry for the convenience of the guests on request. Other than the backwaters, we also arrange visits to the Secret beach and Snake temple for our guests.


Amenities
Essentials
Air conditioning
Free parking on premises
Wireless Internet

Prices
Extra people ₹350 / night after 6 guests
Cleaning Fee ₹350
Weekly Discount: 5%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 king bed, 1 single bed
Bedroom 2
2 double beds, 1 single bed
Bedroom 3
1 king bed, 2 single beds

House Rules
Not suitable for pets
Not safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)
Check in time is 12PM (noon) - 10PM
Check out by 10AM

For the benefit of our guests, we offer a free pick up on arrival in Alleppey town limits.

Johnson


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1 night minimum stay

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Archana User Profile
October 2017
We had a great time at Johnson's place. We were a family of 6 where there were 4 elders. He was very helpful in coordinating with our travel and also helped us in reaching the homestay easily. The homestay looks exactly the same as described in the pictures. We could locate it easily and we did not have any problem there. The rooms and washrooms were clean and tidy. It was a good experience there.

Kayalvizhi User Profile
September 2017
Rooms were neat and clean. You can expect the same rooms that you see in pictures. Food was little expensive at the home stay,suitable for foreign travellers. Other than that everything was fine. Host was really friendly..look forward to visit again..

Franklin Sunder User Profile
August 2017
The place was as described in the listing. MR.Jhonson was very hospitable and he has ensured that we are well secured and made us stay in our own home. We stayed for 1 night and for 2 familes he has given the entire first floor. My kids enjoyed with horse(maya) and jacuzzi present over there. Mr. Jhonson also provided us a place to refersh even after we checked out. Overall we are satisified with the stay in Mr.Jhonson nest and will always love to come back for staying out there. Thanks and regards Franklin
Johnson User Profile
Response from Johnson:
Thankyou for the review. Great family to host. Hope all our guests are like them.
August 2017

Shravya User Profile
April 2017
I n my friends stayed at this place. It was just perfectly located to all the near by local attractions. The accomodation was fascinating with themed rooms. On request they provide you food. Johson is a very friendly underatnding n great host

Anubhav User Profile
February 2017
Johnson's place was a really beautiful house with ample space for the 9 of us. The rooms were quite big, and the huge balcony and attic were great for relaxing outdoors. There's a lot of greenery in and around the house, and the beach is at a walkable distance (<10 mins) We arrived quite late at the place. Johnson helped us with everything we needed to get comfortable. Overall, it was a memorable stay with the house being well located and beautiful, totally worth the money.
Johnson User Profile
Response from Johnson:
Thx for staying with us.
February 2017

Lisa User Profile
January 2017
Clean towels, comfy beds, wifi in the main room

Katrine User Profile
December 2016
We were 4 friends staying at Johnsons Guesthouse and had a very nice time there! The place was more than sufficient for us, the house very nice and funny (outdoor bath, hammocks on the balconies and a real living horse walking around in the yard!!). Johnson himself was a very friendly and helpful host. He gave us a nice recomendation for a boat trip on the backwaters and also had ideas for dining, swimming and more. He even woke up in the middle of the night on our arrival day to let us in without any comments, since we had experienced great delays on flight and further transportation. Warm recomendations from all four of us :)
Johnson User Profile
Response from Johnson:
Thank you for the review and for your lovely manners and friendliness.
December 2016

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Alappuzha, IndiaJoined in October 2016
Johnson User Profile

Hi, I am Johnson Gilbert. I converted my home into one of the pioneer, premier Alleppey homestays. 'Johnson's' is listed in International guidebooks and is now well established among the top Kerala home stays.

I understood that the main reason tourists visit Alleppey/ Alappuzha is for the backwaters and for beach stays. We are fortunate that we can satisfy both the needs to our guests as I have a houseboat, offer cheaper interactive canoe tours, and our guesthouse is close to the town beach.

Other than the backwaters, we also arrange visits to the Secret beach and the Snake temple in Alleppey. It gives further impetus for my guests to spend more time in Alleppey.

Since the last 10 years, we conduct a special event for our guests to watch the Kerala snake boat race. It’s getting bigger every year.

There's an Ayurveda massage parlour a minute's walk from our homestay and we offer for our lady guests an inhouse beautician.

We have a free pick up service for our guests on arrival in Alleppey. And you can pay for any service here with your credit card as we have a swipe machine.

Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours

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