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Illikkalam Lake Resort

3.0 of 5 banks of the Vembanad Lake, Kumarakom 686563, India
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We, including 2 young kids, enjoyed the surrounding and garden at the Illikkalam Lake Resort. The staff do not know english and was very difficult trying to explain what we required. Everything is chargable, including the hammocks, fishing rods (a small stick with twine attached that barely reaches the water), the cycles. Even room service is charged extra. Food was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We stayed on the Diwali weekend and it was the most relaxing experience staying on their lakeside cottages, relaxing on the hamlock, fishing, home cooked meals and a lovely staff. The rooms are well maintained and must go for someone searching for a calm and relaxing exp

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I stayed at the lakeside cottages of this property on Oct 15th and it was a great experience. The rooms are impeccably maintained. The lawns has many trees and everywhere you see, it is lush green. The staff are well-trained but could do better if knew either a national language or English. I managed with sign language and during my... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I stayed here on 23rd and 24th Sep 2014 with my family. We booked 2 lake facing rooms with AC. The rooms are very spacious and are well maintained. Each room has good furniture, TV and some books to read. The bathrooms are big with hot water available all the time. The rooms are facing lake with a well maintained... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I thought planning is the best way to enjoy your holiday in better way, but this hotel proved it wrong. In-spite of booking this hotel 4 weeks in advance through expedia,They refused to give us the room saying that they did not get any payment from expedia. Now at 11th hr you cannot do like this. Seeing all negative reviews... More 

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Bangalore
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I stayed there for two days. nothing is good to write about the hotel. 1. You need to pay extra amount if you are check in the hotel before 12. that extra amount is the half of your rent. 2. No telephone is working. You need to call personally for any help. 3. Rate of the food is like 10... More 

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Ranchi, India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I had booked 2 lakeview rooms in March for 2 nights stay 28th, and 28th September 2014. At the time of booking the owner of the resort Mr. Salim Das, asked for full payment, and also made it clear that it was totally noncancellable. I agreed to the terms and booked. I with my family of four turned up evening... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Felt like we almost ruined our 7 day Kerala trip once we stepped into this place. We arrived at around 10 PM, and the gate had a print-out on display saying - "Sir, please open the door and proceed to reception" ! At the reception are 2 men half asleep in the most unprofessional outfit you would ever associate with... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We stayed at illikkalam during the last week of august for 2 days. They offered the cottage for very discounted tariff. We found that it was very economical when you compare with other lakeside cottages of other resorts in kumarakom. We did not go out anywhere, nor we involved in any other activities that they offered. We just had the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

If you are looking for an "All American" western experience, this is not the place for you. The rooms were perfect for what one might need on a holiday; a comfy clean bed, a quiet, peaceful, private and relaxing location, en suit with hot running water, and friendly helpful staff. Even though there were frequent blackouts (as is the case... More 

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Address: banks of the Vembanad Lake, Kumarakom 686563, India
Location: India > Kerala > Kumarakom
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Illikkalam Lake Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Illikkalam Lake Hotel Kumarakom
Illikkalam Lake Resort Kumarakom, Kerala
Hotel Style:
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Kumarakom
#7 Family Hotel in Kumarakom

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