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Overview of Xandari River Escapes

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Xandari River Escapes

3.5 out of 5

4.8/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Room Service
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Professionally cleaned
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in

Explore the area

    Popular LocationAlappuzha Beach5 min drive
    Popular LocationAlleppey Lighthouse6 min drive
    Popular LocationKuttanad28 min drive

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  • 1 Bedroom Houseboat

    Room amenities

    • 194 sq ft
    • 1 bedroom
    • 1 bathroom
    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • 3 Bedroom Houseboat

    Room amenities

    • 3 bedrooms
    • 1 bathroom
    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 7
    • 3 Double Beds
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  • 2 Bedroom Houseboat

    Room amenities

    • 2 bedrooms
    • 1 bathroom
    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 5
    • 2 Double Beds
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About this area


Located in Alappuzha, Xandari River Escapes is near the airport. Alleppey Lighthouse is a local landmark, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Alappuzha Beach and Vembanad Lake.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Alappuzha Beach - 5 min drive
  • Alleppey Lighthouse - 6 min drive
  • Marari Beach - 17 min drive
  • Kuttanad - 28 min drive
  • Kumarakom Boat Jetty - 38 min drive

Getting around

  • Alappuzha Station - 5 min drive
  • Cochin International Airport (COK) - 77 min drive


  • My Kitchen Multi Cuisine Restaurant — 15 min walk
  • Thaff Delicacy — 5 min drive
  • Dreamers — 5 min drive
  • Thaff Restaurant — 5 min drive
  • Hotel Brothers — 6 min drive
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About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire house boat to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Xandari River Escapes

3.5-star houseboat in Alappuzha with free breakfast
Along with 24-hour room service, this smoke-free houseboat has free breakfast and free self parking. All 10 rooms provide conveniences like living rooms and dining areas, plus 24-hour room service and minibars. Free bottled water, ceiling fans, and showers are among the other amenities that guests will find.
Xandari River Escapes offers 10 accommodations with minibars and complimentary bottled water. Accommodations offer separate living rooms and include desks. Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Property is professionally cleaned
Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Parking and transportation

  • Free uncovered self parking on site
  • Onsite parking is wheelchair accessible
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request


  • Free continental breakfast available daily 7:30 AM–10 AM
  • Minibar
  • 24-hour room service


  • Rollaway/extra beds: INR 2500 per night


  • Shower
  • Toilet paper
  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Free toiletries

Living spaces

  • Living room
  • Dining room
  • Sitting area

Work spaces

  • Desk

Climate control

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan


  • No pets allowed


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • No elevator (single level property)
  • Wheelchair accessible (with limits)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Free bottled water

Location highlights

  • Near the airport

Safety features

  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Security system


  • 10 rooms



Check-in from noon - 2:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 9:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for INR 2500 per night
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Christmas Day (25 December) Gala Dinner per adult: INR 3000.0
  • Christmas Day (25 December) Gala Dinner per child: INR 1500 (from 5 to 12 years old)
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: INR 4000.0
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: INR 2000 (from 5 to 12 years old)

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: INR 3500 per vehicle (one-way, maximum occupancy 4)
  • Rollaway bed fee: INR 2500 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a security system, and a first aid kit

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

Property is also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Xandari River Escapes and receive a full refund?
Yes, Xandari River Escapes offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Xandari River Escapes cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Xandari River Escapes pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Xandari River Escapes?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Xandari River Escapes?
Check-in is from noon - 2:00 PM.
What time is check-out at Xandari River Escapes?
Check-out is at 9:00 AM.
Does Xandari River Escapes provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle that runs on request. A fee of INR 3500 per vehicle applies.
Where is Xandari River Escapes located?
Situated near the airport, this houseboat is within 9 mi (15 km) of Alappuzha Beach, Alleppey Lighthouse, and Vembanad Lake. Marari Beach is 11.5 mi (18.6 km) away.
Rating 5 - Excellent. 3 out of 4 reviews
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Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

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Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

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Great stay and great trip!
Great stay and great trip! Staff and food were excellent. If you want beer or wine be sure to bring it with you.

5/5 Excellent

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So relaxing
The best thing we did in India the houseboat exceeded expectations. The facilities were amazing, the staff brilliant and the tour fun. The food was the best we had and the whole experience really good value. We only wish we had booked for longer.

4/5 Good

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We had a family vacation (6 Adults and 2 Children) in Xandari River Escapes. It was a first time experience for all of us and was indeed a great one!. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The boat was clean, food was good, the backwater was amazing. A few points that could have been taken care off - lighting on the boat could be better - there were too many lizards in the night and eating dinner at the common area was difficult, the men on board could be a little more polite and more friendlier, the check out time is 9 am (exact) - this could be extended a little bit more. Overall a good vacation and a great experience! Thanks

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