Lemon Tree Vembanad Lake Resort, Alleppey
Surrounded by palm trees, this upscale, antiques-filled heritage hotel is 3 km from Tiruvizha railway station and 6 km from St. Andrew's Basilica, a storied 1500s Catholic church. Refined rooms with wood furnishings feature garden views, flat-screen TVs, minifridges, and tea and coffeemaking facilities. Suites add living and dining areas. Room service is available.