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Waterscapes KTDC Backwater Resort

3.0 of 5 Ranch   |   Kumarakom North P O, Kumarakom 686563, India
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited this place in January 2014. The location is really nice. Rooms are nice. Food & service was good too. All rooms are built on canals. I liked this idea. Very good property for bird lovers. Bird sanctuary is located nearby. At backwaters, you can take a boat ride and spot amazing birds. You can enjoy sun set from... More

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had an amazing time at Waterscapes. The property is nicely designed but needs good maintenance. Small wear & tear is not repaired in time, landscapes are not very nicely trimmed. Its strategic location to the lake is a major plus, you can ask the house boat to pick you or leave you at the jetty within the property which... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Terrific location. That is THE reason why the resort is doing business. Otherwise the property is quite worn out with a number of rough edges, but if you go with the right expectations you won’t be disappointed. Food is not as bad as some of the reviews suggest but the breakfast spread can do with a makeover. Best part is... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

With the deal of KTDC we were able to visit such a magnificent location. The room booked for us was a canal view and was simply awesome. The rooms are spacious, the veranda faces the canal, clean and great staff. We had also taken the package for Ayurveda massage, which was just relaxing and I almost dosed off. The food... More

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Kochi (Cochin), India
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Top. Notch. The rare instance where the website write-ups and photographs do not do justice; the reality outstrips the virtuality ! This is supposed to be the off season, but is a great time to be there. The property is maintained well, good food, great view from the restaurant. Really good service. The Ayurvedic massages are very well administered; discounts... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The resort run by KTDC(Kerala Tourism Development Corporation - the state run tourist company) is located just off the Vembanad lake - you can see the sun rising over the lake from the terrace of your rooms - which is an absolute bliss as the sight is something out of the world and has to be experienced to know what... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed.Very good location.Inside the bird sanctuary.usually rainy season is off season.But we love that.Restaurant service is good though little delay in serving food.Less crowd more rain.Staffs were nice.Plan to visit again next year.

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Doha, Qatar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to experience the whiteness of lake waters and the green canopy of trees at the same time, this is the place to be. We stayed in the lake view cottage ( which also faces the pool ) and it was well worth the price. The scenery at the front and back are pretty. The resort is placed... More

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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went as a family.Even though it is a government property, it is very well maintained except the railings are rusted due to heavy rains in the area, KTDC must spend some money on this excellent property. The location is superb and unmatched, a walk inside lush green resort is blissful. Swimming pool facing grand Vembanad lake is just awesome.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Location is excellent. View of lake super.Nearby bird sanctuary very good. But there is some lack of interior renovation esp the roof & toilet. Before few years we visited .At that time it was charming. Restaurant is excellent.

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Address: Kumarakom North P O, Kumarakom 686563, India
Location: India > Kerala > Kumarakom
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Waterscapes KTDC Backwater Resort 3*
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Also Known As:
Waterscapes Ktdc Backwater Hotel Kumarakom
Waterscapes KTDC Backwater Resort Kumarakom, Kerala

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