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Illikkalam Lake Resort

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   banks of the Vembanad Lake, Kumarakom 686563, India
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Ranked #10 of 24 hotels in Kumarakom
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bangalore, India
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked one lakeside cottage of this resort after going through the reviews of TripAdvisor. Of course there are couple of negative reviews too.It is very good that one can refer the reviews of various hotels around the world for selecting rooms according to their budget and expectations.Over here we were very happy to stay at this hotel as we... More

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Bangalore, India
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the lakeside villa-cottage no5; of illikkalam resort for couple of days recently.We experienced everything as allright.The cleannes personalized services tasty local food and of course the great scenery from the cottages are to be highlighted. We were little cautious at the time of booking illikkalam as there we about two negative reviews but still we had chosen this... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

The resort is located on the banks of the lake. All the rooms have lake view, This is a best place to relax for a day. The resort provided with food which are priced bit at a higher end, but you can enjoy it during the stay. Staff approach is good. Has a badminton court that you can use during... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

the worst ever resort in kumarakom . we made a booking for two days in illikalam lake resort since we didnt get any other good hotels and from the check in time the reception lady got the advance and gave us two lake facing room. rooms are soo poor with all the doors making creeking sounds. no tv facilities in... More

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Emsworth, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

A peaceful spot right on the lake. The chalets are simple and comfortable. Exceptionally friendly staff. Delicious food. This was our first hotel in India and we couldn't have been better looked after.

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Chennai (Madras), India
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

We had 2 nights stay in Illikkalam lake resort (January 13 & 14) Deluxe lake facing cottage. Very friendly, Caring staff.The food was very homely and delicious. Actually there is no TV in the rooms. But due to our request, the owner Mrs.Susan arranged TV in our room. The Owner was very helpful. They have arranged cab, Auto, Boat ride... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

we stayed for 3 days in jan 2014. Very calm and very beautiful location and budjet friendly. Food were homely and the kichen is very clean. Staffs are very polite and good natured. Happened to meet the owener and he is very helpful in chalking our local tour plan.It is happened that i missed a n article and they promptly... More

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Houston, Texas
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

we were looking for a quite and budget place and this is it. The rooms were clean, stuffs are very honest nice. The owner helped us in every ways ( from selecting restaurants to getting a worthwhile sightseeing). We really enjoyed staying here. I left my gold ring in the room while checking out and I got a call within... More

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New Delhi, India
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60 reviews 60 reviews
38 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

I booked this resort through Agoda with very reasonable rate. Our Houseboat dropped us directly to our resort. There was 1 thing I noticed here that all hotel staff is Keralese ladies and I could not see any other male staff. Food is only served in their dining hall. TV are only at dining hall. We were given lake facing... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Had a wonderful stay at Illikkalam Lake Resort. The resort being situated on the banks of the Vembanad lake was good in terms of hospitality rendered and clean rooms. The lawn was so serene that one could relax one's self by simply lying on the hammocks overlooking the lake. Keep up the good work. Would recommend this property to others... More

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Also Known As:
Illikkalam Lake Hotel Kumarakom
Illikkalam Lake Hotel
Illikkalam Lake Resort Kumarakom, Kerala
Address: banks of the Vembanad Lake, Kumarakom 686563, India
Location: India > Kerala > Kumarakom
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Kumarakom
#5 Top resorts Hotel in Kumarakom
#6 Family Hotel in Kumarakom
#15 Romantic Hotel in Kumarakom
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Illikkalam Lake Resort 3*
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service
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