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Oct 28, 2017
“A gem!”
Jan 28, 2016
“Best homestay...”
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Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

I stayed at The Lakewoods Retreat for just one night when I arrived before heading to Varkala...but I wish I would've stayed longer! This place is located on the family's property, but the rooms are a separate building so it feels like a homestay, but...More

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Reviewed January 28, 2016

I stayed there with my 4 year old daughter and we found the place, very homely, nice, away from city hustle but close to Kovalam beach... Really enjoyed our relaxed stay there. Thanks to the hosts.. Mr. John and his family..

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Reviewed May 25, 2013

We booked this place for our 2 first nights in Kerala in March 2013. The Lakewoods Retreat is outside of city center between Trivandrum and Kovalam. It's a very quiet place if you want to avoid noisy Trivandrum. The room is large and clean with...More

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Reviewed January 7, 2013

We found this wonderful place quite by chance and never regretted it. If you are looking for a real retreat, away from the hustle and bustle of city life, home-cooked food served by the hosts, and caring service, this is the homestay for you. Right...More

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Reviewed June 17, 2010

I had a wonderful expereince staying at Shalimar Lakewoods Homestay. Situated on the banks of River Karamana, the homestay offers a homely atmosphere with a variety of traditional Kerala cuisine. Continental food is also provided on order. Boating in the river, visit to nearby Kovalam...More

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Business Center with Internet Access
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$22 - $26 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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India > Kerala > Thiruvananthapuram District > Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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The Lakewoods Retreat Kerala, India
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