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Luxor, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tastefully furnished cottages with lots of windows and doors to take in views of the backwaters and the farm and coconut trees. Anu and Mummy are excellent hosts and the food is is organic and tasty at each meal. All the staff are pleasant and welcoming. Watching the sunset over the chinese fishing nets from their wooden country boat is... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Idyllic farm on a man made island in the Kumarakom lake. Anu and her family run this upmarket homestay with 6 perfect traditional villas, excellent home cooked meals and lots of kindness. We enjoyed hiring small boats and rowing around in the lake and then come back to sumptuous authentic Kerala meals . Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Easily the best place we stayed at in Kerala. Philip Kutty's farm is a haven of peace and relaxation. The property is built on an island (need to get there by boat) and the six villas are built traditional style. We were two families travelling together, so we had a set of two villas with a large living room adjoining.... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

We stayed as a couple for 4 nights in April 2016. We only had an idea by reading TA what to expect. Cottages are great, superbly fitted out with quality fittings, and Mummy and Annu made us feel very welome. Meals are taken around a large round table in a seperate dining area from the main house. They are just... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Excellent rooms, in a lovely setting. Food excellent and nice to sit with a communal group of people and hear stories from their trip. Sunset boat ride a must and Farm walk worth while. Only draw back is there is little else to do, so 1 night probably enough.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

What others have said on this site probably says it all. Because of the unusually intense heat in Kerala this summer, we would not advise visiting in April, but we had no choice. So the beautifully appointed rooms with their AC were invaluable. We were the only guests (end of season), but Anu and her family made us feel welcome... More 

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Faversham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

Accessed by punting across water. A wonderful setting with cottage style rooms with verandah, located overlooking Chinese fishing nets, beside the water. Food, much of which is freshly harvested, is varied in choice and plentiful. Walking tours of the gardens and farm well worthwhile. Everybody is so very attentive. A small selection of optional activities includes a sunset boat trip.

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Gloucestershire, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

We had a delightful cottage at this small resort, where we spent two nights. We were dropped off from the houseboat we had been on the night before, which was a perfect way to arrive and were greeted by a member of the family. All the guests eat together at a large round table, so there are interesting people to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Sitting on the verandah watching the rice barges come past to anchor for the night, we had a sip of out G&T and thought of our sunset boat trip and our upcoming meal and the overnight air-conditioning. A magic place to stay and see the lake in style.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

We have said it all before ! This is a wonderful place with the most amazing food and kind, generous people. It is THE ideal spot to relax. The family now provides (since January) a room with bathroom for drivers. We cannot recommend it highly enough. It was our fifth stay here so that says it all.

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Additional Information about Philipkutty's Farm

Address: Pallivathukal, Ambika Market P.O, | Vechoor, Kottayam 686 144, India
Location: India > Kerala > Kottayam
Price Range: $223 - $237 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Philipkutty's Farm 2*
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Philipkutty`s Farm Hotel Kottayam
Philipkutty's Farm Kottayam, Kerala, India
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