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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 3 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

George and his family are a fantastic host and really make your stay comfortable and like in a family. He also helps you to plan your trips and gives you hints and clues of where to go. The guest house is very well looked after, the rooms have a lot of privacy and overlook a rice field, with a nice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I loved to part of my recent trip to Kerala. George organised the taxi to his place which would have been tricky to find otherwise. The location is the best part however, as you get a real feel for life in a backwater village. I loved the setting, flooded rice paddy and hammocks to laze in. A punted canoe trip... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

George was a fantastic host. His homestay is very relaxing with a fantastic view across a rice field and hammocks to dream your days away. He arranged everything for us...taxi from airport and to our houseboat, canoe trip through the backwaters and recommended a fantastic local ferry trip. This gave us a very close look at local life on the... 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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