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The Lakewoods Retreat

T C 68/2303, NH By-pass Road, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) 695027, India
The Lakewoods Retreat
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

We booked this place for our 2 first nights in Kerala in March 2013. The Lakewoods Retreat is outside of city center between Trivandrum and Kovalam. It's a very quiet place if you want to avoid noisy Trivandrum. The room is large and clean with hot electric shower. Porch and garden are very pleasant especially in the evening when you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

We found this wonderful place quite by chance and never regretted it. If you are looking for a real retreat, away from the hustle and bustle of city life, home-cooked food served by the hosts, and caring service, this is the homestay for you. Right from the time we were received by our host, Mr.John, it was a wonderful time... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2010

I had a wonderful expereince staying at Shalimar Lakewoods Homestay. Situated on the banks of River Karamana, the homestay offers a homely atmosphere with a variety of traditional Kerala cuisine. Continental food is also provided on order. Boating in the river, visit to nearby Kovalam beach and other sight seeing areas in Trivandrum is an enjoyable experience. The homestay has... More 

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