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Backwater Heritage Homestay

Pulikuttissery, Kumarakom 686015, India
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Ranked #2 of 11 Kumarakom B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 3 nights and 4 days. Loved the location and the peaceful ambiance. There is a backwater stream right at the resort's backyard. Very scenic. The rooms though not hifi, were maintained very neat. Decent beds. Not to be considered a star rated property though. Typical home stay. Breakfast was tasty. The owner was very courteous and helpful.... More

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backwaterheritage, Owner at Backwater Heritage Homestay, responded to this review

Thank you for spending your precious time for writing a wonderful feedback. Hope that you would give me another opportunity to serve you again in future. The house boat cruise gives only on hourly basis . Sorry for the misunderstandings. All the best! Phone :91-4812516375 Mob;91-9745286358. Mail at:mxavierkutty@yahoo.com More

Sri Lanka
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had been to Kerala before and had experienced some of the sites and taken a houseboat on the backwaters. On this trip I wanted to get a real feel of what life was like to live there. I read on some of the reviews the Xavier's place was a bit of the beaten track which was what I was... More

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backwaterheritage, Owner at Backwater Heritage Homestay, responded to this review

Thank you for spending your precious time for writing a wonderful feedback. Hope that you would give me another opportunity to serve you again in future. All the best! Xavier Joseph Ph:91-4812516375 Mob:91-9745286358 Mail at : mxavierkutty@yahoo.com More

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

What a beautiful home. The room was really lovely and clean and the surrounding gardens are fantastic with a view onto the canal. Xavier took us on a walk around the area to show us rice paddies, coffee and the prize winning boat of the village. The food was simply delicious. Xavier was happy to arrange auto-rickshaws, canal boats and... More

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Thank you for spending your precious time for writing a wonderful feed back.Hope that you would give me another opportunity to serve you again in future. All the best . Xavier Joseph, Ph:91-4812516375. Mobile: 91-9745286358. Mail at : mxavierkutty@yahoo.com More

Varkala, India
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Thank you Xavier and you dear wife our stay at your home was so lovely and relaxing your lovely wife's cooking was great I We have passed on your details to other friends The rural location is so relaxing

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Bois-le-Roi, France
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

A truly wonderful experience! This was the highlight of our stay in Central Kerala! Xavier Joseph and his wife are simply excellent hosts. From organising a private canoe trip on the backwaters to serving outstanding food, our every need was met... The homestay, located in lush tropical surroundings right on the backwaters, is full of character and charm. Highly recommended!... More

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Thank you for spending your precious time for writing a wonderful feed back .Hope that you would give me another opportunity to serve you again in future. All the best! Xavier Joseph, Ph:91-4812516375. Mob: 91-9745286358. Mail at:mxavierkutty@yahoo.com More

Laguna Niguel, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014 via mobile

Thanks to Mr. And Mrs. Joseph! Right from trying to make our reservations at the Backwater Heritage to the houseboat rentals, car rental, sight seeing, everything was well handled and taken care of by Mr. Joseph. The stay at Backwater Heritage was such a great experience! It felt like we were at our home away from home! If you are... More

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backwaterheritage, Owner at Backwater Heritage Homestay, responded to this review

Thank you for spending your precious time for writing a wonderful feedback.Hope that you would give me another opportunity to serve you again in future. .All the best! Xavier Joseph, Ph: 91-4812516375. Mobile: 91-9745286358. Mail at:mxavierkutty@yahoo.com More

Isle of Wight
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42 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Although we agree that Xavier and his wife are lovely people, and the food was nice enough, we really feel that the rooms could do with a bit of love and attention. We stayed in the main house, and honestly think that it was basic for the price we paid, comparing it to some of the other places we stayed... More

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backwaterheritage, Owner at Backwater Heritage Homestay, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback.Really i was forced to provide this room for you since other rooms already reserved though it was going on its maintenance.Now it is finished its repairing and have made suitable for accommodation.Hope that you would give me another opportunity to serve you again in future.Best wishes! Xavier Joseph,Ph:91-4812516375. Mobile: 91-9745286358.mail at:mxavierkutty@yahoo.com More

united kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

A highlight of our stay in India, Xavier and Lovely are the most gracious hosts. Exceeding our expectations their home is a peaceful haven in a wonderfully natural setting among colourful plants and wonderful bird life. Their care and attention to your comfort is exceptional, the food so fresh and tasty. The accommodation is basic but clean and comfortable and... More

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backwaterheritage, Owner at Backwater Heritage Homestay, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Thank you for spending your precious time for writing a wonderful feedback. Hope that you would give me another opportunity to serve you again in future. Best wishes! Xavier Joseph, Ph:91-4812516375. Mobile:91-9745286358. Mail at:mxavierkutty@yahoo.com More

Llanberis, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Myself and my partner Karen had a lovely stay in mid-january. We were looking for somewhere quiet to stay whilst experiencing the backwaters and wanted to avoid the hustle and bustle of Alleppey. It is fairly remote so make sure you have Xavier's phone number so your driver can call for directions (as ours did on numerous occasions!). We stayed... More

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backwaterheritage, Owner at Backwater Heritage Homestay, responded to this review

Thank you for spending your precious time for writing an excellent feedback .Hope that you would give me another opportunity to serve you again in future. Best wishes! Xavier Joseph,Ph:91-4812516375.Mobile:91-9745286358.Mail at;mxavierkutty@yahoo.com More

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

A truly great place to relax and enjoy the warmth of Kerala. I stayed here with my parents for 2 nights and had a really lovely time. It was very easy to relax as we had all three rooms in the separate building surrounded by a great veranda to lounge around on. These rooms are probably preferable from the ones... More

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backwaterheritage, Owner at Backwater Heritage Homestay, responded to this review

Thank you for spending your precious time for writing a wonderful feed back.Hope that you would give me another opportunity to serve you again in future .Best wishes! Xavier Joseph, Ph:91-4812516375. Cell:91-9745286358. Mail at :mxavierkutty@yahoo.com More

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Also Known As:
Backwater Heritage Homestay Kumarakom, Kerala
Address: Pulikuttissery, Kumarakom 686015, India
Location: India > Kerala > Kumarakom
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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Ranked #2 of 11 B&Bs / Inns in Kumarakom
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