Rainbow Cruises

Mamood Junction, Unnis Building, Avalookunnu P.O , Alappuzha (Alleppey)

3 Star
198 of 916 Rank

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Sanya Gupta

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Complete and total scam


We paid over Rs. 22, 000 for a night on their "luxury cruise". To start off with, the air conditioners were not working at all. The rooms were very uncomfortable, the television was not working and the showers had only cold water. The entire cruise lasted only around 2. 5 hours, after which they parked the boat and remained stationary for the following 20 hours. The food was terrible as well. When we complained afterwards to the management, we were yelled at and abused and asked to leave the premises. The pictures online are FAKE! Do NOT fall for this scam.

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Terrible cruise, complete scam


Beware - this company is a complete scam! We booked their luxury cruise for over Rs 22, 000 for two people and boy was it a mistake! The air conditioners were terrible - one didn't work at all, and the other friable. The rooms were uncomfortable, food nothing to write home about, and the actual cruise lasted less than 3 hours, and the boat remained stationary for over 20 hours And to top it all, when we complained to the management at the end of the cruise with these genuine concerns, we were actually yelled at, and asked to get out.

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1 Review | 12 Readers

AK Charanpahari


I joined this tour for celebrating our Marriage Anniversary on 26th Jun2016 One night) with my daughter and son in law along with their children. We opted for anniversary package in Premium category of Houseboat. Overall experience was far from satisfactory. In the name of anniversary package, they charged Rs. 4, 800/- extra with promise of candle light Dinner, room decoration with flowers, and quality cake. Infact, cake was ordinary procured from some cheap type of bakery, some flowers on the bed on room towels and substandard candle. Dinner quality and poor service. TV not working. AC problematic. Very uncomfortable stay. I would never recommend any one to opt for rainbow cruises. The management should be honest & professional. Staff should be trained to take care of guests.

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4 Reviews | 6 Readers



I had visited this hotel for honeymoon purpose. I would not recommend this hotel for upcoming travellers. I was not satisfied to stay in the hotel. I don't have any suggestion for this hotel.

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5 Reviews | 1948 Readers

Good experience with good food and rooms


Visited by cab after 150 km journey. Journey was very hectic but we still managed as the house boating was very good experience of Alleppey. We had 30 km long journey and was full of scenic beauty, service was good. Rooms and food was okay as that could be due to limited resources.

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5 Reviews | 12904 Readers

Good staff and service


We had a stay in boat house for two nights. Its a life time memory to stay in a boat house. Staff were good. We enjoyed a lot. They served us very good food. Cook made Roti specially for us in boat. They took us around the Alleppey in boat from morning 11 o'clock to evening 6 o'clock

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8 Reviews | 12748 Readers

Good hospitality and facilities offered


We reached by road from Thekkady to the houseboat in Alleppey. We were greeted by the manager. Welcome drinks were served while we boarded the houseboat. After two hours we were provided with good, delicious non-veg dinner. There were four bedrooms with Split air-conditioners and it was well decorated. The rooms were of five star standards. Toilet was attached with every bedroom and it was very neat and clean. There was a common drawing area with LED TV. We were served prawns and chicken in the dinner which was very delicious. It was value for money. It was a great experience.

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4 Reviews | 1455 Readers

Awesome house board


Awesome house boat. Interior was very good and beautiful. Room was good and there was back water view from the room. It was budget hotel. There was no delay in check in and check out.

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4 Reviews | 1073 Readers

Cooperative staff and good service


Very nice under water house boat, food and service is good. Staff is very cooperative and boat cleaning is nice.

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3 Reviews | 1728 Readers

Excellent Experience


Cruise is excellent, staff was very good, food is delicious specially fish. Staff is very co-operative, atmosphere is very nice and housekeeping service is very good. Cruise infrastructure is good, rainbow cruise experience is excellent. Alleppey is excellent place to visit rainbow cruise.

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Rainbow Cruises is ranked #198 among the 916 hotels in Alappuzha (Alleppey) with an average rating of 5.2 out of 7. It is one of the 75, 3-star House Boats in Alappuzha (Alleppey). On HolidayIQ, it has a total of 20 photos, 12 text reviews and 1 video reviews. it is rated top for its Destination, Room and Service. It was also named winner of the Better Holiday Awards in 2017 under Great Location.

The online booking price of the hotel ranges between Rs 18,900 to Rs 19,400 per night. The hotel offer 36 rooms to check availability or to avail complimentary breakfast, we recommend contacting the hotel to check if the final tariff includes it.

The ambience and the location of the hotel makes it a suitable option for variety of travellers. Family (45%) and Couple (45%) are the most common type of travellers that like to stay here. 36% of guests enjoy the hotel's relaxed environment, whereas 36% have rated the ambience as romantic.

Although the hotel is a suitable stay option throughout the year for travellers, book your accommodation in the months of Jan, Feb and Mar for the best experience.

Rainbow Cruises is located at Mullakkal which is approximately 3 Kms from Alappuzha railway station . Due to the close proximity, it is considered as one of the best stay option. Mullakkal Rajeshwari Temple (1 Km), Pandavan Rock (3 Kms) and Alleppey Beach (4 Kms) are some of the popular sightseeing attractions located near the hotel.

If you are in need for airport transfers or require a car for sightseeing around the city or you have to do an early check-in, then we recommend contacting the hotel directly and requesting for these additional services. All of the available amenities ensure your stay is enjoyable and free from any hassles.

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