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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed here for one day, place is very much of nice, staff was very helpful and spend such a good time in this heritage hotel.Fishing experience in backwater of this hotel is awesome. Thank you backwater retreat.

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Kurian K, Owner at Backwater Retreat Theme House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for being with us on your holiday.Its a great feel that you did enjoy our hospitality and facility.Thank you so much for your awesome feedback. Thanks and regards, Kurian

Thrissur, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed with family for a day at backwater retreat. Very calm and homely place. Excellent hospitality and good food! At reasonable rates. Boating would have been a great experience through the canals, but missed as it was stopped due to the weeds

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went there in March 2016. The weather is not very good for visiting Kerala though. Found this hotel on Tripadvisor, not many people know about it. I booked it as it was near the backwaters, where we had booked a houseboat for the next day. Wanted to spend a night so that could board the houseboat early morning. This...

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Kurian K, Owner at Backwater Retreat Theme House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for being with us on your holiday.Its a great feel that you did enjoyed our hospitality and facility.Thank you so much for your awesome feedback. Thanks and regards, Kurian

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked for 25 and 26 Dec2016 -first night at the hotel and the next on the houseboat,amt Rs 20,250.Picturesque serene view of the backwaters ,decent clean rooms,nice food.Mr.Kurien and his staff are really helpful.A special hats off to Harindranath who was on his toes for all the guests at the hotel!He even taught me how to fish and I...

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Kurian K, Owner at Backwater Retreat Theme House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for being with us on your holiday.Its a great feel that you did enjoy our hospitality and facility.Thank you so much for your awesome feedback. Thanks and regards, Kurian

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent location with water body at front. The traditional built style of Kerala mesmerises you here . All the service and mannerism of the staffs are appreciable to core . The MD Mr.kurian is really a gem of a person who practice the art of guest relation as a mantra hats off to your team Good stay good food and...

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Kurian K, Owner at Backwater Retreat Theme House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for being with us on your holiday.Its a great feel that you did enjoyed our hospitality and facility.Thank you so much for your awesome feedback. Thanks and regards, Kurian

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Overall a very nice and good trip. Hotel staff were really helpful. They help you in every way on whatever request you place. Very good interiors especially the rooms facing the backwater and for a vegetarian like me the food was decent. Enjoyed my stay in kumarakoam and kottayam

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Kurian K, Owner at Backwater Retreat Theme House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for being with us on your holiday.Its a great feel that you did enjoyed our hospitality and facility.Thank you so much for your awesome feedback

Kathua, India
Reviewed November 29, 2016

Hotel was very good with nice room.Hotel staff was very nice and interacted very well. Food served was very good.Behind the hotel, there is fishing spot where one can go for fishing in their leisure time.

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Kurian K, Owner at Backwater Retreat Theme House, responded to this review

Dear Abhishake, Thank you for being with us on your holiday. It was indeed a privilege for us to host you.We are glad to know that you did really enjoyed the stay. We will upkeep our standards to the very best and expecting your friends and family to experience our hospitality. Thank you for your valuable feedback.

Hyderabad, India
Reviewed November 29, 2016

Our family stayed one night at the hotel and one night in the house boat. We had a peaceful and relaxing stay at the hotel. Great care was taken by Mr Kurian and staff. When I had a freak accident with the fishing hook that stuck deep in the finger, staff had quickly arranged for doctor to take care of...

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Kurian K, Owner at Backwater Retreat Theme House, responded to this review

Dear Smitha, Thank you for being with us on your holiday. It was indeed a privilege for us to host you.We are glad to know that you did really enjoyed the cruise and the stay. We will upkeep our standards to the very best and expecting your friends and family to experience our hospitality. Thank you for your valuable feedback.

Reviewed November 20, 2016

Backwater Retreat House Boat Service is excellent in terms of trip. From Aman College of Science and Technology we had a wonderful trip from Thannermukkam to Kumarakam. IT was a four hour trip including food. we all enjoyed the trip. Service was excellent. Tasty and neat food. spacious rooms and quality service is commendable.

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Dear Mr.Praveen, Thank you for sharing your feedback. We indeed do feel greatful that you had a great time in our house boat. Once again thank you so much for your valuable feedback.

Bengaluru, India
Reviewed November 6, 2016

We booked Backwater Retreat resort for 1 night stay and one night in Backwater Retreat House Boat... The food that they served too is amazing. They took really great care of their customers. Kerala is known for its sea-food So we were not sure if we would get decent vegetarian dishes here. . It is by far the tastiest food...

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Thank you very much for your review. We are delighted to know that the services rendered were up to your expectations. Thank you once again for your valuable feedback and looking forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back to Backwater Retreat

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Backwater Retreat is located in Aymanam (7kms from Kottayam Town) in Kumarakom (12kms to Kumarakom Boat House from Backwater Retreat) offers you the most complete facility as feel as a home. At Backwater Retreat, we believe in combining contemporary elegance and modern efficiency with our grace, warmth and care. Honeymoon couples and Families interested in enjoying the serenity of nature and its silence would surely love to stay at such a place during their vacation.Stay in kingly luxury, located in a peaceful atmosphere with lush greenery at the confluence of several rivers merging into the Kumarakom Lake. Enjoy this unmatched abode in a perfect eco-setting - a pleasant escape to the lap of nature.We have House Boats also available from Kumarakom or Alleppey ... more   less 

Additional Information about Backwater Retreat Theme House

Address: Aymanam, Near Pulikuttissery Bridge, (7km from Kottayam) | Kottayam, Kumarakom 686015, India
Location: India > Kerala > Kumarakom
Price Range: $22 - $50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Backwater Retreat Theme House 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Backwater Retreat Theme House Hotel Kumarakom
Backwater Retreat Theme Hotel
Backwater Retreat Theme House Kumarakom, Kerala
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Kumarakom
#6 Family Hotel in Kumarakom
#6 Romantic Hotel in Kumarakom
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“Go for the 1st floor. Lovely lake view.”
  • view from the balcony outside our room
  • you can see birds here if you wake up early
 of 5 bubbles AnuragKhanna0, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Backwater facing room view is good”
 of 5 bubbles KSmitha, Nov 29, 2016 | Read review
“Good river review, village environement with silence ambience”
 of 5 bubbles prashanthH576, Oct 17, 2016 | Read review
“all the rooms are good enough to get a pleasant view”
 of 5 bubbles jannahresidency, Sep 22, 2016 | Read review
“Absolutely book the houseboat for at least one night.”
  • Snack time on the houseboat. Banana fritters and tea.
 of 5 bubbles IsabelH329, Sep 19, 2016 | Read review
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