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GK's Riverview Homestay

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Aymanam Near Kumarakom Backwaters, North West of Kottayam, Pulikkuttyssery, Kottayam 686015 India See on map
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Sep 30Oct 1
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Located 3.25 km from Cochin Airport, this is a delightful, clean and tidy homestay. A/C ; double bed; Western WC; free WiiFii; breakfast included. Airport shuttle can be arranged. Back garden area overlooks a rice paddy/lake. Plenty of birdlife but not noisy. A great opportunity...More

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Response from Georgekutty J, Owner at GK's Riverview HomestayResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you. But we are about 95 kms away from Kochin Airport. In Kottayam backwaters.

Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

We stayed at George's place for two nights but I wish it could have been longer. It was a very peaceful and relaxing setting. He was the perfect host, arranging trips and walks for us (even coning to rescue us when we got lost!) Dai's...More

Thank Louisa S
Response from Georgekutty J, Owner at GK's Riverview HomestayResponded March 7, 2018

Thank you Very much Louisa. Hope you all reached home safely. Wish you all the best. You were one of our wonderful guests.

Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

We had such an amazing few days staying in this tranquil piece of paradise! George and Dai were amazing hosts and went above and beyond to make us feel at home, to help us plan our days and to feed us the most delicious meals....More

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Response from Georgekutty J, Owner at GK's Riverview HomestayResponded March 5, 2018

Thank you very much. You were one of our favourite guests among others.

Reviewed February 28, 2018

We had been travelling round Kerala and stayed in some wonderful places. To get to GK Riverview you had to drive through the local village along the river bank and pass the rice fields to find their home. We were so warmly greeted by George...More

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Response from Georgekutty J, Owner at GK's Riverview HomestayResponded March 1, 2018

Thank you very much for the wonderful review. George & Dai

Reviewed February 26, 2018

Wonderful, peaceful location watching ducks being herded across the water. The basic accommodation is clean and comfortable and includes fridge, kettle tea/coffee, water and towels. George and his family are extremely welcoming and arrange trips out if required. The food served is well cooked, varied...More

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Winner of State Tourism Award for the Best Homestay facility in Kerala. The Genuine Backwater,Ecofriendly and Green accommodation with warm Hospitality provides the facilities such as mosquito-free AC & Non AC ...More rooms, hot and cold water, veg/non-veg food, Canoeing,Bird watching, Boating, Sightseeing, Ayurvedic treatment and body massage,Yoga classes, fishing, temple and snake boat visit, giving a chance to mingle with the locals to learn the culture and village life, to see the cultural activities, festivals etc. and also arranging trips to hill stations, plantations, wildlife sanctuary. It is an ideal place for Bird watching and for a long stay for relaxation as it is in 100% pollution-free zone and peaceful Green Eco-friendly accommodation.It is a Romantic place for Honey moon.We accept all major Credit cards for payment and provide free Wifi and offer complimentary breakfast,Dinner. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Shuttle Bus Service
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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$31 - $46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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GK's Riverview Homestay Kottayam, Kerala, India
India > Kerala > Kottayam District > Kottayam
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March 15, 2016|
Response from Martin W | Reviewed this property |
We had breakfast included in the price and George will happily supply a simple lunch (Biriyani, stuffed pancakes etc) for a modest fee of about 150 rupees and evening meal for about 300 rupees. We had chicken, fish, egg etc... More
June 5, 2015|
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Response from Georgekutty J | Property representative |
Thank you Nick for the enquery. We have both double and ttipple AC rooms are available,. Our rate :double £42 for one room for one night with breakfast/dinner and tax. Triple £ 48 for one room for one night.with breakfast... More
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