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Backwater Ripples

Kumarakom PO, Kumarakom 686563, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed there for a night only but our stay was pleasant . Hotel has nice rooms with all amenities. View of river from pool is very nice.Food was bit over priced , the property is very big and is one of the oldest resort in Kumarakom and staff is very good and helpful . Pool has jacuzzi in it.Will... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

With Very High Hopes and After Excellent Reviews submitted by you all Visitors down there.. i booked the place for 2 nights 3 days from 25th July 2016 (i.e Yesterday) n was suppose to checkout on 27th July(i.e Tomorrow). but right at this moment I am Writing this Review from another Hotel as i decided to immediately cut short my... More 

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Thank Amaan F
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

one of the best travel experience never in life we cant get an opportunity like this house boat in black water fresh fish in chicken duck any this in front of preparing and cooking and serving one day full stay in boat with bed room dinning hall and sit out facility full lake view

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for 1 night. Deluxe room next the lake and watch tower. Very scenic location with the calm vembanad lake in front of you. Staff is friendly. Tried the 'karimeen pollichathu" (highly recommended). Breakfast was nice. Loved the stay. Would recommend to others.

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Thank George V
Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Locale...Acres of Space...Free Boat rides....Great Swimming Pool overlooking the backwaters. Good but a tad Slow Service. Ultra Expensive Food !! Website tariffs are overpriced,can get a better deal through agents.

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Thank KailasPR
Chennai (Madras), India
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The resort sprawls over a large area with luscious greens. the cottages are good and neat. the cottages have a backyard with a great view of the backwaters. the food is good. could have had more variety though. the service provided by the staff were fine. overall it is a good place to stay in.

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Thank Swaminathan_123
Kozhikode, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had stayed in back water ripple in april 2012...kumarakom is a wonderful place and the enjoyment didn't stop on checking back to hotel as there was lot more in the hotel....excellent hotel and could slip into our own cocoon in the tranquil atmosphere...food was just ok...but the ambience was quite refreshing for us...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended to stay in cottage rooms . I have booked initially standard room and later changed to cottage room since standard room view us garden view and it was not good. Staffs are very cooperative and remarkable comments for the restaurant staffs. They have very delicious food . We has alacat during our stay in the breakfast and dinner. Room... More 

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Thank Jacob M
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went for 3 days with my 80 year old Mother. The entire team from the Resident manager Mr.J Krishnan, front office team of Shijja, Nibin, and restaurant staff all people were super helpful, very very kind and co-operative. The lake facing cottage was waht i had reserved and it was wonderful to sit and enjoy the nature at its... More 

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice lake facing property with high quality infrastructure. Well maintained and clean. But beware of few drawbacks. No insects or any nagging issues. Property location has poor cell phone signal reception with wifi access is too costly. They should make it free! Also restaurant menu requires a serious revamp. Swimming pool is only 4 ft deep and too small. If... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Backwater Ripples offers 34 luxury independent cottages in a variety of styles to cater various requirements. The accommodation is spacious, private and superbly appointed with state of the art designer amenities and personalized services. The resort has wide range of facilities to make sure a comfort and memorable stay in our resort. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Backwater Ripples

Address: Kumarakom PO, Kumarakom 686563, India
Location: India > Kerala > Kumarakom
Price Range: $89 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Backwater Ripples 3.5*
Number of rooms: 34
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Also Known As:
Backwater Ripples Hotel Kumarakom
Backwater Ripples Hotel Kottayam
Backwater Ripples Kottayam
Backwater Ripples Kumarakom, Kerala
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#6 Spa Hotel in Kumarakom
#7 Family Hotel in Kumarakom
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