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The River Retreat

Palace Road | Cheruthuruthy, Thrissur 679531, India
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Ranked #4 of 22 hotels in Thrissur
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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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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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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New Delhi, India
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great stay here. It deserves the high rating and raving reviews that it has on Tripadvisor. We were upgraded to the Club Room and we found the room to be big and clean. The bathroom was huge and very very clean, with lots of hot water. The service in particular was very warm and friendly. In fact,... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Resort is awesome. Stay was really peaceful. Its everything there which we can expect in an resort, like swimming pool, outdoor games, indoor games, Gym, Ayurveda center, roof top restaurant, rive side garden & restaurant..... Food is also nice..

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Worcestershire England
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77 reviews 77 reviews
52 hotel reviews
227 helpful votes 227 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights as part of a Kerala tour. It's down by the river although the way to it passes a toddy house where men can be seen fighting and staggering! Nice setting and quite good food. Perfectly acceptable room but incredibly dark (one tiny window) - in fact so much I left my slippers behind - didn't... More

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Pinetop-Lakeside, Arizona
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014 via mobile

The location was a former palace. One could not help but feel the history of the location.The hotel staff exceeded our expectations with attention to details. Food and beverage manager (SriJith) arranged our memorable trip to Pooram. The entire experience was one of our most treasured memories of India.

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Singapore, Singapore
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Staffs are very friendly, helpful and very understanding. Visited with my wife and baby, had a very relaxing two days and proceed to Guruvayoor. The pool is very good and since I was there at the off peak time, I had all the facilities in the resort for my exclusive use. ;-)

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Chennai (Madras), India
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Located on the main road. Small place converted into a hotel. Few rooms have river view and few have paddy field view. If there is water in the river the view is amazing. The ambience is very good and the service is excellent! They were kind enough to upgrade our rooms for free! There is a small recreation room as... More

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8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

My stay at the "River Retreat" , will linger in our minds for a long time to come. The resort is very well managed with all possible amenities and facilities to pamper the guest. I should comment on the cleanliness of the rooms, the delicious food ( I cannot forget their "iced Tea"), the Pool, the recreation club (with fitness... More

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Kochi (Cochin), India
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

The lay out of the property, the vast lawns, and many recreational facilities both indoor and outdoor is what makes this property stand out. My 2 year old son had a blast frolicking in the out doors. The other plus points are good food, courteous front office staff. One disappointment was the pool was not working. The cleanliness of the... More

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Abu Dhabi
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

Good atmosphere the management has created everywhere in the Hotel. The Restaurant, Bar, Spa, Swimming Pool all have the nice kerala touch. Especially the location of the hotel is fantastic. It has the view of Bharatha Puzha and Rice Yards. I think the service is little pricy.

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Gurgaon, India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

It was the best holiday we ever had in a long time. We travel a lot to many destinations in India and our first holiday in Kerala turned out to be an awesome experience with such a peaceful place to relax and de-stress. Such attentive and courteous waiters to pamper us, a very authentic Kerala style room to wind down... More

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Address: Palace Road | Cheruthuruthy, Thrissur 679531, India
Location: India > Kerala > Thrissur
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