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Backwater Retreat Theme House

3.0 of 5 Aymanam, Near Pulikuttissery Bridge, (7km from Kottayam) | Kottayam, Kumarakom 686015, India
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Me and the family had reservations from 19 Dec 2014 t0 22 Dec 2014.When we drove in late afternoon,we were not prepared for such a reception-the Owner Mr.Kurien with his staff were all present to receive and put us at the respective rooms-dont forget the welcome drink and the Namaste's.!!Must say we found well laid out rooms and Baths and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Its a house converted into hotel. So do not expect hotel type services. However staff was very friendly. Food was super. Rooms were good too. I give an average rating because of location. Too deep into Kumarakom, no proper roads.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We took 2d and 2n package. Overall our sa tay was very good. Mr. Kurian offered a great hospitality. He arranged everything properly and made sure that we do not face problems. He always called me and checked whether we need anyhing.

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ‘resort’ consists of a small hotel in the middle of nowhere, close to a river. There is not much to see around the resort itself. However, the owner, Kurian, is very friendly and committed to assure you get the most of your stay. He ordered a sightseeing in Kottayam and a visit to the bird sanctuary including a boat... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am so pleased I contacted Kurian to enquire about a Houseboat for 4 of us for New Years Eve for a 2 night package. He was so helpful, and a pleasure to deal with. He was unable to meet us on boarding and disembarking, but phoned on a number of occasions to check all of was ok. His driver... More 

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and friends recently had a relaxing stay in a houseboat @ Kumarakom arranged by Mr Kurien, who made sure that we were taken cared of and all the facilities offered were up to the mark. We enjoyed the night stay in the house boat and food was incredibly awesome. We are planning to do this again soon. We... More 

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Kollam, India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Check in: 26 Dec 2014 at 4:00PM Check out: 28 Dec 2014 at 8:00AM Issues 1. Poorly maintained property-Cracked walls, Cracked Roofs, Paint Peel offs, Dirty Walls 2. Dirty & Poorly Maintained Toilet - Broken toilet seats, Poodling of water in shower area due to slope issues, Filthy drain areas 3. Unsafe & Exposed power cabling 4. Uncleaned Pedestal Table... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recommending this home stay to all nature lovers, people seeking peaceful stay, and couples. Though the property is not easy to locate and inside but once you reach there you forget all other stuff. The owner was quite co- operative and has maintained the ancient wooden home well. Little expensive for the amenities. Go for fishing in the evening right... More 

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Delhi, Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We recently stayed at The Backwater Retreat, and coming here right after our houseboat stay you realize that this place in itself is structured to be a houseboat themed hotel. Coming to the hotel, it has extremely spacious rooms and is run by Mr. Kurian, who is just a lovely and warm person. He made sure that our stay was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

The hotel is situated a little far off from the main road and is the only hotel in that vicinity. The experience was average. There is no full fledged restaurant but the food is available after ordering in advance.

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Address: Aymanam, Near Pulikuttissery Bridge, (7km from Kottayam) | Kottayam, Kumarakom 686015, India
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Location: India > Kerala > Kumarakom
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Backwater Retreat Theme House 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
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Backwater Retreat Theme Hotel
Backwater Retreat Theme House Kumarakom, Kerala
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Kumarakom
#6 Romantic Hotel in Kumarakom
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