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 25 Kottayam hotels

Whispering Palms Resort

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   New Nazareth Church Road | Lake Resort Kumarakom, Kottayam 686563, India
Hotel amenities
  • Overview
  • Reviews (25)
  • Similar Hotels
  • Photos (11)
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (7)
  • More
Whispering Palms Resort
Ranked #8 of 25 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 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    6
    11
    7
    0
    1
See reviews for
2
9
Solo
0
2
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
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewer
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
Vancouver
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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
Kochi
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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
Trichur
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
Kolkata
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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 2
Kochi
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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
Contributor
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
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Whispering Palms Resort, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Also consider these accommodations in or near Kottayam
Restaurant, Mid...
Show More
0.0 mi away
The Lake Village Heritage Resort
Independent Hot...
Show More
0.0 mi away
Arcadia Hotel
Arcadia Hotel
#4 of 25 in Kottayam
4.0 of 5 stars 64 reviews
Restaurant, Ind...
Show More
0.0 mi away
The Windsor Castle
The Windsor Castle
#11 of 25 in Kottayam
3.5 of 5 stars 91 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Pool, Romantic...
Show More
0.0 mi away
Abad Whispering Palms Lake Resort
Pool, Romantic...
Show More
0.0 mi away
Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom
Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom
#3 of 24 in Kumarakom
4.5 of 5 stars 606 reviews
Independent Hot...
Show More
0.0 mi away
Hotel Icon Classic
Hotel Icon Classic
#12 of 25 in Kottayam
3.5 of 5 stars 13 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

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*
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

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

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (6)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (2)
Viewed
Room/suite (1)
Viewed
Other (3)

Amenities

Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Class
Number of rooms
53

Questions & Answers

Enter your question for this accommodation's staff to answer. Other travelers may answer as well.
    Posting guidelines

    See which rooms travelers prefer

    Bookmark for later
    Save Saved
    You added Whispering Palms Resort to your Saves list