We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 26 Kottayam hotels

Whispering Palms Resort

You added Whispering Palms Resort to your Saves list
3.0 of 5 Resort   |   New Nazareth Church Road | Lake Resort Kumarakom, Kottayam 686563, India
Hotel amenities
Whispering Palms Resort
Ranked #9 of 26 Hotels in Kottayam
We can't find prices for this hotel
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this hotel, but we can search other options in Kottayam
Check In Check Out
Write a Review

25 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (7)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
  • Mar-May only
  • Jun-Aug only
  • Sep-Nov only
  • Dec-Feb only
All months
Mumbai (Bombay), India
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Awesome views from the property of lake. Good rooms however rooms were having open rain dance bathrooms without any curtains which i think should be improved. The bad thing was that during our candle light dinner they kept it inside the restaurant which i think could be kept outside and also they served only soup remaining dinner a couple needs... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
20 reviews 20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

This is a very nice place to stay. Lovely clean outdoor pool, nice rooms, good restaurant. A great location beside the backwaters, you can take a canoe or motorboat ride to admire the other properties along the backwater, and fishers as well. Only downside is that there is no beach or way to access the water itself, so you will... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Telford, Shropshire, England
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
18 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Lovely location, just the place to unwind after 2 weeks of travelling around Kerala. We arrived by houseboat, checked into our lakeside view cottage, lazed around the pool. We had 2 nights there, fortunately we had our own supply of alcohol with us as we were aware the hotel did not serve booze. Staff, in the main, were friendly and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Beautiful property. With a superb scenic location. Morning scenery is beyond words. If you have a good budget then u can stay at the bamboo cottages . Pool is excellent which faces the lake. Indoor games like carom & TT are also available. Food is good

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Had a blast with friends and family...The house boat ride was amazing..! Food needs a special mention,...! The view of sun rise and sunset was worth mentioning...Service was fine...!Privacy was provided for every cottage...! Play area was worth it..Indoor games were worth mentioning...!

Was this review helpful? Yes
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

For me a hotel is not about just scenic location and beautiful construction. A hotel or a resort is defined by its service and its staff, who actually makes the stay for their guests enjoyable, relaxing and memorable. Abad Whispering Palms has a beautiful property located at perhaps one of the best locations of Kumarakom, but unfortulately it is ruined... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Positives: Abad brand name, location, pool with lake view. Negatives: No BAR, too expensive for the property available, unpleasant front office, not great food. Felt like locked up in a scenic jail! This is not a bad place if the tariff comes close to INR3500.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
New Delhi, India
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
21 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

it was only one night stay at Whispering Palm resort, during my travel to Kottayam for work.....but i loved the evening and morning at this beautiful resort. food quality is just ok, not great ....i liked the variety of Kerala food items in dinner. breakfast not upto the mark, service at restaraunt was poor. staff is friendly & helping. Swiming... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

we have just returned from a holiday in kumarakom and stayed at abad whispering palms at kumarakom.it is a beautiful property with very friendly staff and the property is well appointed. however it could do with some in house activities to keep the guests busy like being done in other hotels

Was this review helpful? Yes
Yorktown Heights, New York
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Hotel is nicely situated by the lake. It has a small but neatly kept property with lake facing swimming pool. We stayed one night in a lake front room. The room was very nice with properly working AC. Bathroom was very interesting (in a positive way); it had no AC and instead it had a small annex with pebbled floor... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Whispering Palms Resort? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Whispering Palms Resort

Address: New Nazareth Church Road | Lake Resort Kumarakom, Kottayam 686563, India
Location: India > Kerala > Kottayam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Whispering Palms Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 53
Also Known As:
Whispering Palms Hotel Kottayam
Whispering Palms Resort Kottayam, Kerala, India

11 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (6)
Pool/beach area (2)
View from room (2)
Room/suite (1)
Hotel & grounds (1)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All management photos (6)
Hotel & grounds (2)
Room/suite (1)
Other (3)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay