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Illikkalam Lake Resort

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banks of the Vembanad Lake, Kumarakom 686563, India
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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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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Kochi (Cochin), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For the price they offer, its totally worth your money or maybe more. The location is perfect. It faces the water, each room has a porch with chairs for u to relax with a great view of the lake. The rooms are decent, clean, with tv and ac and clean bathrooms. i dont think any other hotel in this area... More 

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Kottayam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Eight couples settled in different parts of India & abroad decided to meet & catch up with each other. Decided on Kumarakam & surfed the internet for some resort with tariffs in the mid-segment range. Located Illikkalam Lake Resort. Owned and managed by a couple on their family property ,it has a homely atmosphere although it is not a Home-Stay.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its run by a family, so don't expect a start hospitality. But its a good place to stay. With rooms as cheap as Rs 1,500 and a view of the vembanad lake its as cheap as you can get. The food was good, its mostly Kerala cuisines.

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

We went to Kumarakom on 26th July 2015 and stayed at Illikkalam for one night. It was an amazing experience. We loved the place from the moment we entered the kutchha road leading to the resort. The resort is actually next to lake. They serve lovely home made and authentic Kerala meals. It was delicious! They also help in arranging... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We booked 1 night and ended up staying for 2! The rooms are clean with big bathrooms and great views of the lake. They organised us a boat trip and it is also right near the bird sanctuary. They also offer table tennis, badminton and fishing. Staff are nice and helpful, would recommend.

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

An excellent location to chill out in Kumarakom at very budgeted pricing. The rooms are specious and bedding quality is superb. Very friendly staffs and management. Ample space to roam around and the view of Vembanad Kayal is awesome from rooms. They also have gaming area with Badminton, TT, caroms, etc.. Nice place to know the nature as they have... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Most of the resorts in the Kumarakom area is overpriced, maybe to maintain some sort of exclusivity, this is where Illikkalam scores. This resort is worth from a price point of Rs. 2500/- for a lake facing double room. It is more like a homestay and less like a hotel, which means, you may not find the standard star class... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We stayed here for about 3 days the experience was the most memorable experience of my life. The service from the staff was very courteous and quick. The price also seems very affordable and the rooms were well maintained. I would recommend this resort to all family and also for honeymoon for married couples to take time off and relax... More 

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We stayed there on 4th April 2015. I'd like to say my heartfelt thanks to Mrs Susan and family for the awesome treat and the great accommodation. No further words to express our sincere gratitude.It was really amazing to stay there for a night. The cottage was neat and clean and so close to the lake. A very calm place!!!... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We stayed in a semi detached cottage at this resort right on the shores of Vembanad Lake. The location is serene and the property is nicely landscaped. Our unit had a nice verandah with comfortable chairs to relax and see all the houseboats go by. The property is close to a bird sanctuary and many birds come by. The room... More 

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