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Windermere, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 14, 2015

We were reccommended to John & Jinto's Heritage Home by friends who have been going to Kerala for years. We wanted something different away from Kovalam Beach, had already done the Rice Barge tour previously. The House Puthooram is an old wooden construction of an old Keralan House built in the traditional old style. We had two rooms. The room...

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed February 1, 2015

Having planned my vacation very late, I wasn't able to get a hotel which had a good review rating. Then I stumbled upon Puthooram heirtage. Having seen good reviews, I decided to give a try. Luckily, I was able to reserve the accomodation after just talking to John, the host. He did not ask me to transfer any token advance,...

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Reviewed January 29, 2015 via mobile

The stay here was very average. No autorickshaw want to go there because the road is too bad. We are dependent on them for going anywhere. The good point is that they also have a resort and they offered us to go so we can have a swim. Food was good, but be aware that there is no restaurant around...

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1Thank Elyse L
Reviewed January 19, 2015

I expected to arrive to a nice hotel and a cute location. I actually found a paradise, a home, and new friends. John turned out to be more than a host, he's a out-of-the-box thinker, definitely worth a conversation at evening while sitting in the porch, looking at fishermen's boats sailing by, surrounded by the chattering of birds and crickets....

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Podimore
Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

We arrived after receiving excellent directions from John to a warm welcome. We were shown to our spacious room with the most magnificent private balcony overlooking the river. There is always something to watch! The local area is very interesting with local life carrying on around you. Food is good and the meals are provided for a very good price....

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4Thank BangkokLoft
Bengaluru, India
Reviewed December 11, 2014

“Beautiful host, family environment - beware, you won't want to leave!” I stayed with Zvasitana Puthooram Kumarakaom for 4 days this Pooja Vacations , having luckily come across their home stay via a traveller recommendation. John welcomed me into their family immediately and the discussions with john was actually the highlight of my stay in Kumarakom . We were travelling...

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5Thank roopali76
Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

This has been a hideout for me to rejuvenate in a serene location. The clean and well kept rooms were a highlight taking care of all the necessities without compromising on the quality.. One could see a perfect host in Mr. John . His professionalism and knowledge helps you blend with the heritage and life here.. The staffs were excellent....

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6Thank Bijo S
Reviewed November 8, 2014

An excellent experience.puthooram is such a place where u can free ur mind and soul in blessfull nature.the staffs provided a homely atmosphere with wonderful food and extremely well service. I recommend this place to all those persons who like to spend a vacation wrapped in nature.

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5Thank Sree R
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Reviewed November 6, 2014

I surprised my wife by booking for a 3 night stay at puthooram heritage inn. We were longing to visit Kumarakom but couldn't finalized on any resorts or heritage homes and this gem was recommended by my pal. Its a beautiful traditional Kerala home which was dismantled from its actual place of origin and erected right on the banks of...

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6Thank Sarath M
Palakkad, India
Reviewed March 1, 2014

I stayed there for 2 days . It was really a delight n fantastic moment . The home stay has a wonderful balcony viewing the canal's . The room was clean and nicely maintained. The food and other stuff was really good and made based on our requirements. The owner made all the arrangements for our tour in kumaragom. It...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Zvasitana Puthooram Heritage is a diamond category residence located in Kumarakom on the banks of Cheepunkal river which flows into the Kumarakom lake. The home-stay is about 100 meters from the Sunset Viewpoint on the lake shore. The host, John is a retired hotelier and management consultant. The rooms are wood paneled heritage homes, most of them salvaged from centuries old houses and painstakingly reassembled at Puthooram with modern facilities like air-conditioning, wifi and running hot water. A well stocked Library and Television is available in the common area. Indoor games like Chess, Monopoly, Carom, Jenga are available. For outdoor activities cycles are available with the host. Barbeque Nights can be organized on request. The home-stay has a shared kitchen and is equipped to prepare South Indian, North Indian and Continental cuisines. Radhakrishnan, the man Friday is also a magician and can keep your kids engaged. Parking (for cars) is available free at the homestay. The Kumarakom bird sanctuary, Drift wood museum, Thanneermukkom Bund are all in a five km radius. You can board your houseboat or hire shikaras for canal cruises from the jetty right next to the resort. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Puthooram Heritage

Address: Near Cheepunkal Boat Jetty, Kumarakom 686563, India
Location: India > Kerala > Kumarakom
Price Range: $29 - $54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“The front room with Balcony - if available.”
Pubrun, Mar 14, 2015 | Read review
“The room with the balcony facing the lake is charming. You can spend a great time in the balcony peacefully.”
vignesh71, Feb 1, 2015 | Read review
“they are all great. the one facing the canal allows you watch the boats coming and going. those on the back are facing the marvellous countryside.”
M572CJbrunob, Jan 19, 2015 | Read review
“Choose the River view deluxe with a balconey.. makes for romantic evenings on full moon nights... and bribe John to do a Barbeque..”
  • balcony over looking the river..
  • vembanadu lake
roopali76, Dec 11, 2014 | Read review
“Try to get the room overlooking the lake as the view is amazing.”
SarathMahesh, Nov 6, 2014 | Read review
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