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Backwater Retreat Theme House

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Aymanam, Near Pulikuttissery Bridge, (7km from Kottayam) | Kottayam, Kumarakom 686015, India
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Ranked #6 of 24 hotels in Kumarakom
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
areyan Adimali, Kerala, India
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 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
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    4 of 5 stars
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Adimali, Kerala, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The weekend with my friends is always the best days of my life. This time we opted Backwater Retreat to hang with. The stay was really awesome and the management offered us a warm Welcome. The rooms were spacious enough and well maintained with neat linens and spreads. The delicacies spread over was authenticated kerala dishes which are really mouth... More

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Initially we were hesitant to stay in houseboat due to bad recent experience of close relatives about food, smelly toilets and captive feeling in Houseboat. Just before a day before the trip, we contacted on keralahouseboatretreat.com and booked Houseboat. Our kids ageing 19 years and 17 years were highly impressed with first experience specially with the good food, clean toilets... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First thing that comes to mind is that Mr Kurien is very genuine and takes care of us so much. Property is 7 km away from kottayam but he arranges cheaper conveyance and it hardly take 10minutes to reach either kottayam or kumarakoam. Air conditioner is pretty new and the solar water heater takes care of steam bath during rainy... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The houseboat trip was really amazing,food served onboard really good, staff was really nice,look forward to visit again.mr.kurian guided us really well&he was takingcare of us all the time,good trip altogether

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have booked 2days package 1 in house boat and in Backwater Retreat. I enjoyed with my family. A calm stay at resort and a decent stay in house boat. Mr Kuriyan is a responsible person. Sir one request only room was not cleaned properly after lunch and dinner otherwise nice stay at your resort. If I would have addressed... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Room were pathtic. There was a smell in room as if it is closed since months. View is good. Service is v.v.v.v slow. You have to order 1 hour prior to get ur food on time. AC was not working (Disappointed) Backwaters were amazing. We loved the whole journey. It was a bliss to visit kumarakom.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014 via mobile

I have visited Kerla in may. Mr.Kurian, owner of backwater retreat arranged the package.overall experience was awesome. He is very nice person, service is also very good, the Ac quality need to improve otherwise everything is good. The Expeience in house boat was amazing especially the food in houseboat was awesome...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

My wife and I stayed at Backwater Retreat Theme House for 1 Night and another in a House boat; and quite frankly I was taken aback by the service. Cozy place, crazy view, excellent service and food is what anyone would expect but the level of service by Mr. Kurian is altogether at another level. I picked this place by... More

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Tirunelveli, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We stayed here for a day, Mr. Kurian (Proprietor) is a man of commitment. From the day I planned my trip, he was very helpful and resourceful in setting up my tour. He delivered as promised. We enjoyed the stay at the Guest house and the next day he personally saw that we were well accommodated in the Boat House.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I had a few guests visiting my hometown in kerala and after lotsa searching i put them up here looking at the reviews. and i am happy i made a good choice. its a lil far frm the main roads but that adds to tje charm of the place. homely stay.. the staff was very helpful for the entire 4... More

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Address: Aymanam, Near Pulikuttissery Bridge, (7km from Kottayam) | Kottayam, Kumarakom 686015, India
Location: India > Kerala > Kumarakom
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Backwater Retreat Theme House 3*
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Kumarakom #5 Romantic Hotel in Kumarakom #7 Family Hotel in Kumarakom
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Backwater Retreat is located in Aymanam (7kms from Kottayam Town) in Kumarakom (12kms to Kumarakom Boat House from Backwater Retreat) offers you the most complete facility as feel as a home. At Backwater Retreat, we believe in combining contemporary elegance and modern efficiency with our grace, warmth and care. Honeymoon couples and Families interested in enjoying the serenity of nature and its silence would surely love to stay at such a place during their vacation.Stay in kingly luxury, located in a peaceful atmosphere with lush greenery at the confluence of several rivers merging into the Kumarakom Lake. Enjoy this unmatched abode in a perfect eco-setting - a pleasant escape to the lap of nature. ... more   less 
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