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Philipkutty's Farm

Pallivathukal, Ambika Market P.O, | Vechoor, Kottayam 686 144 , India
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Lapid
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place added so much to our Kerala experience. A wonderful family - what amazing children!! The location is.magnificent, the staff so helpful and friendly. The food is delicious and a lovely social experience meeting fellow travellers. Only the mosquitoes get a bit much. But this is to be expected in the backwaters

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New Forest
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a gem of a place to find. Unfortunately I was not quite well enough to fully appreciate everything. The food was truly incredible , as was the welcome and attention to detail from Annie and her lovely family . They really could not do enough. Annie was so very kind and helpful to me in particular . Sat... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed as a couple for two nights in August by default. Our original booking fell through. What a stroke of luck! Right from the moment, you step into the punt to cross the water, everything slows down. If you're touring India, Philipkutty's Farm is a haven to unwind for a couple of days. The rooms are stylish and peaceful, the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We have just returned from a private tour of Kerala, and this was one of the six places we chose to stay. It was for just one night, we could have stayed for longer. We were made very welcome by the owner and her family, with excellent home cooked local food, in a very natural and peaceful all round ambience,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This place is an absolute must if you are into food. Rick Stein stopped here on his way round India and no wonder. Anu and her mother-in-law share the cooking and they are remarkably under-stated about it. Frankly, it is simply outstanding, certainly the best Indian food I have had and in amongst the best dining experiences, anywhere, anytime. Dish... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Stayed on the farm for two nights as a break during a business trip to Bangalore. Everyone on the farm was very accommodating, friendly and helpful. The rooms are a little basic, but has everything that is necessary. The whole experience is fantastic and lets you see another of India's many different sides. We were shown around the farm and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

My boyfriend and I spent 4-weeks traveling through the Maldives and India. First stop was a luxury resort island in the Maldives; our second stop was Philipkutty's. While Philipkutty's Farm is not an international luxury destination, it is beyond a doubt our favorite of all the locations we visited during our trip. Paid luxury just can't compete with genuine hospitality,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Leaving philipkuttys farm confirmed just what a special experience my family and I just had. The sun was rising, we could hear the call to prayer and we were being punted across the river in otherwise silence. This was just one of the special moments at the farm. Others included: - the family led by Anu were devoted to making... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Here I am again - single, female traveller - this time looking forward to 3 nights at Philip Kutty's Farm in the backwaters of Kerala. Having read the website I was looking forward to the working organic farm, the crops of nutmeg, cardamom and vanilla, the cookery classes and the general life on the farm. That was not what I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

This was the last Homestead we stayed in, and what a place. The Hosts could not do enough for us, even saying farewell and checking the taxi arrived at 1pm! To describe the food would not give it justice, we dined like Lords! If you visit Kerala you must stay here. We had a night on a Houseboat and they... More

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Address: Pallivathukal, Ambika Market P.O, | Vechoor, Kottayam 686 144 , India
Location: India > Kerala > Kottayam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Number of rooms: 3
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