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Philipkutty's Farm

Pallivathukal, Ambika Market P.O, | Vechoor, Kottayam 686 144 , India
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you ever want to drop out and spend some time in quite contemplation in the backwaters then this is the place to do it. My only regret is that we only had one night. Years ago I stayed in the resort recently frequented by Prince Charles that is relatively close to the Farm, but is by comparison a charmless... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to splash out and stay at philipkutty's farm and we are so glad we did. The food was spectacular,the best we tasted on our trip. The sunset cruise that was included was lovely and the setting was amazing. I would return to Kerala just to stay at Anu's homestay. You eat meals communally and we met some lovely... More

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Personal care, attention to detail at every level, and absolutely the best ever Indian food - the fusion of tastes and variety of dishes were outstanding. An amazing place to stay and rest a while from the hustle and bustle of mainland India. Anu, her lovely family and caring staff make sure your stay at Philipkutty's Farm is not just... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay at Philipkutty's Farm was a late change (upgrade) to the itinerary worked out with my tailor-made travel provider, so I hadn't had chance to look up details online first. As our driver took us along narrow winding back lanes I wondered where we were actually heading, then a small sign for Philipkutty's Farm and a track ending at... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Philipkutty's Farm is run by Anu and her family, the cottages are spacious and clean although they do get pretty toasty at night. The food is all home-made and served at a big round table where you eat with your fellow guests which we really enjoyed, everything we ate was delicious and probably the best food we had whilst in... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our stay at Philipkutty's was the highlight of our holiday, despite the fact that we had other marvellous experiences and hotels. We arrived by houseboat, having had an idyllic two nights on the Kerala backwaters. It was way before check-in time, as our houseboat had to return to base and be cleaned and prepared for the next guests. However, we... More

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Tel-Aviv
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Actually the truth of the matter is that I'm quite reluctant to write about Philipkutty's. I wish I could keep this place as my own private secret and keep the world away from it. This is such an unusual place. I just melt when I think of it. So much attention is paid to even the smallest things. The flower... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For those of you who are in two minds as to whether you should include a visit to Philipkutty"s farm or not, ponder no longer - this is a must. I have travelled to many a different and diverse destination and as far as accommodation in India this was definitely a highlight of our tour. The owner of the resort... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014 via mobile

The greetings and the service we received for our two night stay was nothing but exceptional. Thought we may lose weight in India but was wrong after the amount of delicious food that we all ate. If you are game try the massage across the river but it is nothing that we expected. Was a great way to start our... More

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Also Known As:
Philipkutty`s Farm Hotel Kottayam
Philipkutty`s Farm Hotel
Philipkutty's Farm Kottayam, Kerala, India
Address: Pallivathukal, Ambika Market P.O, | Vechoor, Kottayam 686 144 , India
Location: India > Kerala > Kottayam
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 31 Specialty lodging in Kottayam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
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