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Backwater Ripples

3.0 of 5 Spa   |   Kumarakom PO, Kumarakom 686563, India
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Ranked #13 of 24 hotels in Kumarakom
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Dandeli, India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This resort is in very good location with scenic view of backwater. Really one can remember Kerala very well staying here. Swimming pool is just next to backwater in excellent place. There is big place to sit and relax next to swimming pool where one can enjoy watching houseboats and boats. Restaurant is big and variety food in Buffet choice!

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6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Liked the place very much. Every thing was good.Room was well designed with a really beautiful view from sit-out. Food quality, was good. Ayurveda service was also good.Overall service and the attitude to take care of guests impressed us.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

They say 13 Lake View rooms but there is actually only one. Unless you specify the room from the picture you will not have a view of the lake. The lake view rooms according to the listing have many things and definitely do not include bath robes, slippers, sky view bathroom or a bathtub and separate shower. Room 117 is... More

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Kochi (Cochin), India
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

I stayed with the resort last month with my family, was a decent stay food can be better and the co ordination among the staff could be better. other wise all together a good stay with some good time in the pool my baby enjoyed a lot.

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London, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Good rooms - very helpful with a 6month baby in tow. The ayurvedic spa was great; food at the restaurant was very nice with a great selection. Had a thoroughyl enjoyable 3 day stay at Backwater Ripples

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Bangalore, India
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

we recently traveled to kumarakom and as suggested by chrison holidays we have selected backwater ripples resort. This resort is just facing towards the vast backwaters of Kerala. The location was amazing and so beautiful. We can just jump into the backwater like that only the resort located. Even though the food was very expensive, we enjoyed it. It is... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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22 reviews 22 reviews
22 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The resort is set beside the Vembanad Lake and it has a very relaxing and laid-back surroundings. The garden is well-maintained and the restaurant staff try their best to assist although they can be a little confused at times. However, the rooms are not very well cleaned and maintained. On our first night of arrival, we were desperate for a... More

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Vadodara, India
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We stayed in hotel with my family for 2 days. The resort is located at the bank of backwaters. The ambiance of the resort is very peaceful and natural. All the rooms are surrounded by nice gardens. Resort have all the necessary amenities as well as facilities such as cycling, swimming pool, heath club, table tennis room, carom, etc. The... More

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kumarakomIndia, Guest Relations Manager at Backwater Ripples, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for opting to stay with us and reviewing our resort We are delighted to know that you enjoyed the ambiance, food and the other services provided during the stay. Your good words are definitely a motivation for all of us in Backwater Ripples. Please note that we compelled to end the sunset cruise at 06pm... More

Bangalore, Karnataka, India
3 reviews 3 reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We stayed for 2 nights in Nov13. It is a very peaceful and calm resort with clean environment and helpful staff. Lake facing rooms are excellent and have very good views. Food is nice. Spa and Ayurvedic doctor is nice. Don't miss full body massage, its very relaxing. Complimentary sunset cruise is also OK. We did not stayed in House... More

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kumarakomIndia, Guest Relations Manager at Backwater Ripples, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for opting to stay with us on your recent visit to Kumarakom and reviewing our resort. We are glad to know that you have enjoyed the ambiance, and other services. Your good words will be a great motivation for all of us in Backwater Ripples Kumarakom. As guest feedback goes a long way in... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Location is pretty good near to the lake but the rooms are poorly maintained and service is also poor. It seems the resort is interested in attending to the banquet guests and have not much interest in other guests. There were some big events going on in the banqueting area during that time. The Lake view cottage which we had... More

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kumarakomIndia, Guest Relations Manager at Backwater Ripples, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for staying with us and taking time to review our resort. However we regret that your expectations were not meet in some areas and you did not had the perfect stay experience. Kindly accept my unconditional and sincere apology for the same.. We had already initiated steps to avoid such incidents in future and... More

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Address: Kumarakom PO, Kumarakom 686563, India
Location: India > Kerala > Kumarakom
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Hotel Class:3 star — Backwater Ripples 3*
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Backwater Ripples Hotel Kumarakom
Backwater Ripples Hotel Kottayam
Backwater Ripples Kottayam
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Backwater Ripples offers 34 luxury independent cottages in a variety of styles to cater various requirements. The accommodation is spacious, private and superbly appointed with state of the art designer amenities and personalized services. The resort has wide range of facilities to make sure a comfort and memorable stay in our resort. ... more   less 
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