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Tharavadu Heritage Home

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Govt. Boat Jetty, Kumarakom 686 563, India
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Ranked #18 of 24 Hotels in Kumarakom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014
4751234 Kottayam, Kerala, India
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Kottayam, Kerala, India
19 reviews 19 reviews
19 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

A century old syrian christian ancestral home at affordable price. I been there multiple times as its been owned by a good friend. A good place to stay with family. The lake is not close by because old homes never built near a lake. Ancestors built their homes near rivers with easy access to back waters or sea. Enjoy..

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Chennai (Madras), India
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3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Tharavadu is a heritage property close to the Vembanad lake in Kumrakom. The property is well maintained without loosing its heritage value. We spent three nights in the bamboo cottage which was set in a jungle atmosphere. Excellent atmosphere. The resort is close to Govt. boat jetty. The lake is in a walkable distance. Courteous staff and homely food

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

10th April 2014 It was nice stay here. We enjoyed the sound of birds around our cottage. (Kingfisher, woodpecker, drongo, coucal, koel etc..) We got best deal for stay. Very near to the boat jetty. Moderate food. If you stay in bamboo cottage then you hear some surprising sounds at night (nocturnal animal / birds). They gave mosquito mat but... More

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

I stayed in the guest house on 21st december, which they called home with my family and my friend from kochi, Mr Thakur. The rooms wrwe booked online in advance by Expedia, the amount charged was Rs 1497/-.inclusive taxes. After arrival in the reception I was shocked to know that, the same type of room was alloted to my friend... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

The staff was very kind. The place is very good, Rooms were specious and with private balconies. They upgrade us to AC rooms with bit of extra cost. The overall space is good. Only thing that the Kids garden was not maintained properly and also there was some corner area that was not maintained. Location of the hotel is very... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

The surroundings do not disappoint with grand teak buildings with magnificent overhanging eaves and generous balconies. We stayed in a charming first floor room with it's own veranda which provided a delightful refuge from dramatic thunderstorms as we watched rain cascade from the roof. Food was variable and basic and service a little confused although very friendly. We would recommend... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

Beautiful old heritage house very clean and service wonderful. We happened to stay on an unfortunate festival date where the temple next door starts its noisy service at 3am and doesn't stop! Having said that I would still recommend staying for the ambience service and hot showers!

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6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

I stayed at that Hotel last night, it was terreble, Location wise it is very nice, both the location of the hotel and also the room, it was a room in the old building annex made from Bamboo, though I didn't suffer from mosquitos as I didn't turn the lights on when door is closed. Wi Fi is available only... More

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Renujoseph, Owner at Tharavadu Heritage Home, responded to this review

thank you for the good and bad words you mentioned in the review. I want to make clear that we are closing our main gate after 11pm till morning [5am] for the safety of our guests and staff. If any guests want to go out in between that time they can contact our office [it is working 24 hours] We... More

Ljubljana, Slovenia
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

We spent one night in the bamboo cottage at the Tharavadu Heritage home. It was a minimalistic and budget cottage in a bamboo groove. The room was small and very basic. The structure makes it accessible to bugs, which is expected in a bamboo cottage. It was interesting to observe the authentic Kerala architecture. The staff was friendly and service... More

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Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu, India
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013 via mobile

I stayed at tharavdu heritage home in October 2013 for 2 nights. I was there with my wife for a conference. Unfortunately, the conference was very poorly organised and the only saving grace of the trip was this hotel. Our decision to go was sort of last minute,so we didn't get rooms/ couldn't afford rooms in the more we'll known... More

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Address: Govt. Boat Jetty, Kumarakom 686 563, India
Location: India > Kerala > Kumarakom
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Tharavadu Heritage Home 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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