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Backwater Ripples

3.0 of 5 Kumarakom PO, Kumarakom 686563, India
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Kovalam, India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We checked into Backwater Ripples around 8 February 2015, after doing the Golden Triangle Tour and a 3 night stay in Kochi. This place is disgusting, filthy, smelly, in desperate need of a revamp. It could be nice, location quite attractive. If only the management could bother themselves to manage. Not one manager came near us, despite our complaints about... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A place for a complete package to spend withfamily, friends and relatives... We had a great weekend getaway here.Wonderful location fabulous service and perfect vacation destination.... The food and drinks are just too great and the view is absolutely breathtaking. I would come back here anytime!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall we enjoyed the natural peace and tranquility. That was one of the main things we enjoyed. In addition to the peace we had seen the most beautiful view. During idle times in the morning, noon and afternoon the scenery was breathtaking! The water sports were absolutely thrilling! Overall the entire experience exceeded my expectations. The prices are fair, the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Backwater Ripples last weekend, for a family holiday and thoroughly enjoyed our three days. The location is excellent with a great view of the lake with a fairly decent water front facing lawn, beside the swimming pool, The rooms are well designed and fairly well maintained, with a decent sized rear facing sit out. Staff are eager... More 

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

Stayed with family and friends. The rooms were clean, spacious and well maintained. The lake front was fantastic and we could have easily spent hours there just chatting and gazing through the lake. They have good arrangements to sit and relax there. The food at the restaurant was excellent. Few things that need improvement are the maintenance of the swimming... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just returned from Kerela and were unfortunate to stay at this hotel, for thankfully only 2 nights. It was the only hotel on our tour that did not give early checkin, so being dropped off at the landing stage after an overnighter on a houseboat (wonderful experience) , we had to sit around till 1pm. We had an... More 

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We recently conducted a training programme for the Senior Management of NLC at this resort.This turned out to be a resounding success!.The ambience of the hotel,the cuisine and the services of the staff are excellent.The guests were well looked after and everybody appreciated the arrangements whole heartedly,making this programme a great sucCess! The General Manager Shri.Shobi Mathews and the restaurent... More 

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Balangir, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Kumarakom is ideal if you are looking for relaxing holiday. Just hang up your boots and take rest. Backwater Ripples is a decent place. Rooms are nice, spacious and clean. Beautifully located on the lake, this place just misses the mark. The only downside is there are few activities only. Keeping kids engaged is a challenge. It's dated, service is... More 

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Kumarakom is ideal if you are looking for relaxing holiday. Just hang up your boots and take rest. You can either take a house boat or stay at the resort or a mix of both. Backwater Resort was a decent place. Rooms were nice, spacious and clean. Service in general was good. The only downside for us was there were... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

Beautifully located on the lake, this place just misses the mark. It's dated, service is polite but very slow, and most of the staff appear to be poorly trained and don't speak great English. The accommodation is just ok. TV did not work, Internet was poor, swimming pool was a trip back to the 70's. We spent New Year's Eve... More 

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Address: Kumarakom PO, Kumarakom 686563, India
Location: India > Kerala > Kumarakom
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Backwater Ripples 3*
Number of rooms: 34
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Also Known As:
Backwater Ripples Hotel Kumarakom
Backwater Ripples Hotel Kottayam
Backwater Ripples Kottayam
Backwater Ripples Kumarakom, Kerala
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#4 Business Hotel in Kumarakom

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