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Backwater Heritage Homestay

Pulikuttissery, Kumarakom 686015, India
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Ranked #2 of 14 Kumarakom B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013
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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

Being to Kumarakom with my 4 year old was definitely an experience that I would never regret in my life. Especially Backwater Heritage Homestay! The most wonderful experience there is the hospitality of the Hosts there. They are so committed to providing excellent home experience and parallel to that, leaving the visitors enthralled with their traditional Home and hospitality style.... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

We stayed at this home stay coming in from munnar in March during the term break of my 6 year old daughter. We had booked this with Mr. Xavier in January and though we discussed an advance payment he told me we could pay on arrival. I was a bit apprehensive that he might not hold the booking without a... More

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Navi Mumbai, India
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

The property,the courtesy,the moments all adds up to an amazing experience for the vacay. As with other homestays,the experience is more of playing Hosts and Guests. And Mr.Xavier,his wife and his team did pretty well to maintain it at a good level. He did give out lotta information on places around,would come around to have a brief chat once in... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

Travelling as a family in the first week of april. Lots of greenry , but the weather was a dampener. Mr Xavier and his wife were great hosts . On our arrival , chilled coconut water was served, followed by great mango shakes. Have to admit , it was one of the best tasting Mango shakes ever had. All this... More

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Vancouver
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

I have visited this place on March 20th. I am very fortunate to visit this place. One of my friend whom I met at Varkala mentioned about this place. After that I have searched for reviews in Tripadvisor and decided to enjoy the delicious kerala food at Backwater heritage. I can't forget the Kerala food I had here. Especially the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Nice home and gardens , good food and service but room was a big disappointment , feeling of an outbuilding , very basic . Electricity was a problem , only one light and fan on , plugged in travel kettle and blew electrics . Had to ask to eat outside as was expected to eat inside main house dining room... More

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

Thanks for the appreciation of service,food ambiance etc...The gust didn't request the particular 'package' when he got the booking very long time back. he required very special costly food while he stayed at the home stay and also given him a car trip to the house boat jetty which is not included in the package. We allowed him what he... More

Agra, India
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

My wife and I were fortunate enough to find the Backwater Heritage Homestay during our month in Kerala!!! Xavier and his wife are lovely hosts and the accommodation is more than comfortable. A wonderful feature is that the home is located ON THE BACKWATER so that our morning walks were scenic, peaceful, and convenient. Xavier went out of his way... More

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Since it was a sort of random visit to KERALA , so we could hardly spend one day over this beautiful homestay... but i agree with >> ' QUALITY ALWAYS MATTERS ".. Within 24 hours , we could feel all the soothing relaxation within us, what was much needed. Amid the serene nature , n quiet environment we found the... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

A beautiful secret garden on the banks of the River Meenachi . This is a lovely homestay with a delightful Syrian Christian couple near Ayamenon, the house of Arundati Roy. Mr. Xavier and his wife are lovely attentive hosts, they live in the main building which is a 60 year old Heritage home where you take your meals, and I... More

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

My partner and I were travelling through India for the Christmas holidays. For the most part our trip has been wonderful until we came to Kumarakom. We chose this homestay because it had the highest rating on Tripadvisor under the BnB category. We expected it to be simple but clean and picturesque. We chose the package on their website for... More

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

This gust was a girl from Tamil Nadu who stayed with her partner from U.K in the most peak time just before the X'mas eve. Every where this is the peak time and shall charge a little hike in tariff. Our normal cottage(A.C) tariff is only INR 2000/- and INR 2500 for the peak time days on December last week.It... More

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Address: Pulikuttissery, Kumarakom 686015, India
Location: India > Kerala > Kumarakom
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
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