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GK's Riverview Homestay

Aymanam North West of kottayam,Pulikkuttyssery.P.O | Near Kumarakom Backwaters, Kerala, Kottayam 686015, India
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Ranked #1 of 44 Kottayam B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our time in this peaceful retreat on the Backwaters was both interesting and relaxing. George is a most helpful host who planned pleasant strolls along the canals, trips on a canoe and a ferry ride through the canals and across Vembanad Lake. When not out exploring, we were resting and enjoying views over the paddy fields or enjoying our meals... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

George and his wife were extremely nice to us and very helpful in planning our activities during the 4 days we stayed there. George arranged for great drivers and itineraries to help insure that we got to see the sights we wanted to see. He also arranged for our boat tour of the area and for us to take ferries... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great stay here. Was very well looked after by G and the rest of the family through a period of illness that was picked up before arriving. I cannot say how beautiful the place is and will return in the future. 10 Stars!!! G you're a legend

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london
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We were advised to stay here for five days on our first visit to Kerala as an alternative to a houseboat holiday in the backwaters. It was excellent advice. The setting is just beautiful, right in the middle of a rural community spread out along canals among paddy fields and tropical plantations. The wildlife is extraordinary and comes right into... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I was traveling alone, a little out of season and stayed here for 5 days and loved it. Set amongst canals and rice fields, the row of rooms is simple and basic but clean and all you need out here, and I spent most of my time on the verandah and wandering about the local area - having stayed in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

My friend and I stayed at GK's homestay for approximately 3 days in early November 2014 which we believed was the perfect amount of time. GK and his wife were extremely kind and welcoming. Breakfast and dinner was cooked for us on a daily basis and was absolutely divine. We had a delicious buffalo curry for our first night, egg... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

My wife and our three children have been 3 weeks in Kerala. It has been great for all of us. We talk a lot about what we have seen and what we have learned by travelling in Kerala. GK's Riverview Homestay has turned out to be our favorite experience. This was the place where we get very close to how... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

the stop by George Kutty is quite special: a quiet place, surrounded by greenery, birds, squirrels, herds of ducks, you go on the river by canoe (like the people around), walk on small laterite paths ... you are in the backwaters, away from the bustle of the cities. The rooms are simple but clean and with hot water, AC ..... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I and my wife stayed at GK's Riverview Homestay for 2 nights and 3 days in June 2014. It is a best place for nature lovers, those who want to enjoy peaceful and fresh environment of a village. It is in a small village, where backwater canal just runs in front of the GK's home. Just coming out of homestay... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

One sign of how helpful George is - he rang our taxi driver several times on the last bit of the route to help him find his way (the driver was really concerned about where we were going!). He also found all sorts of different information on travelling onwards or activities for other guests. He suggested what we might do... More 

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Address: Aymanam North West of kottayam,Pulikkuttyssery.P.O | Near Kumarakom Backwaters, Kerala, Kottayam 686015, India
Location: India > Kerala > Kottayam
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Number of rooms: 4
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