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Kodianthara Heritage Home

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had awesome experience in Kodianthara. Let's see Pros and Cons. Pros- Heritage home built at 1850 Feel like Home Home made tasty food Cool environment Reasonable Price No need to think about Safety Boathouse with Nice cook, Experienced captain and safety Mr.Crispin & Mrs.Crispin's Caring Cons- Nothing found. Arranged auto driver Saaju was Kind and helpful. Overall we are... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

We were lucky to have talked to the owner in advance for directions to the place; it is quite likely one would lose sense of direction and go around in circles while travelling through the winding lanes of Kumarakom. Once there at Kodianthara, it was like Paradise, the scenic beauty of the place is breathtaking - lush green all around... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

The Kodianthara heritage home(originally built in 1850) is very warm and welcoming.Mr Crispin & Mrs Crispin, were very hospitable,food was traditional kerala style and amazing. It was home away from home.Getting there was no issue..the last mile off the main road..where GPS doesnt reach, pl get the direction from Mr Crispin ((09495444021) and u will find it. Their houseboat ride... More 

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1 Thank Chitra T
Crispies, Owner at Kodianthara Heritage Home, responded to this review

Thank You Mam for comments...Come again with your family.....My Phone number given is wrong the correct one is 9495333849 More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

It's quite some distance from the main road in Kumarakom, but once you are in, you will not feel like leaving this paradise of a heritage home. The property is spread across a sprawling area of land surrounded by lush green plantations, inhabited by birds. The hosts, Mr. and Mrs. Crispin, are an absolutely delightful couple to be with. We... More 

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

it is literally a home, where in you don't feel as if you are in a hotel. Stay was thrilling and had local food and drinks. Refreshing and relaxing atmosphere. People are good .went for a boat ride and it was awesome

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1 Thank sunseb
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

We had a memorable trip on the houseboat service provided by the heritage home. The customer service was amazing and the owner was kind enough to ensure that we had a great time. My husband and i will never forget the trip and especially the awesome food we had on the houseboat. Thumbs up!! Must visit places to experience the... More 

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Pondicherry, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

We (me and my wife) had a wonderful stay at Kodianthara. The hospitality, the food, the service and the feel of the place is something worth to pen it down ... Usually my wife is a poor eater, and she very rarely eats much. I was surprised to see her loving the food at Kodianthara, she loved the food very... More 

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

The house and it's grounds are lovely, but they are very difficult to find and there are no directions on the website nor instructions to phone. Although I had exchanged several emails with Crispin he did not give us that information. Additionally there are no signs from the nearby streets. Eventually we found it, but seemed to be blamed by... More 

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Crispies, Owner at Kodianthara Heritage Home, responded to this review

A group of Retired Hands from UK. Different opinions different needs.Tried my level best to fulfill their needs.I was packing the breakfast since they are very strict about the timings. 5 mints before 9 am they left i was literally running after the traveler with packed breakfast .......But it was n wain... felt sad too...Travelling is for relaxing not to... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

My cousins and I spent two nights at this lovely, 165 year home that has been in Crispin's family for 5 generations. It is built in the traditional Kerala style (Tharavadu) and is surrounded by trees and lush green foliage. There is also a small pond on the property to complete the picture of my idea of a truly serene... More 

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Whitby, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

This house is difficult to review because it has good points and not so good points. The good points: the house is wonderful. Five generations of Mr Crispin's family have lived here and the house has been extended considerably from its humble beginnings to include an internal courtyard. The family looked after us well, frequently offering drinks and snacks. We... More 

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Crispies, Owner at Kodianthara Heritage Home, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback.Especially for the not so good points. We already started a double check of the bathroom cleanliness and cutlery/ crockery/ Linen hygiene. Thank you n Take care. More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our own St.Crispin Heritage House Boat is parked in the entrance of Vembanadu lake just 1 km away from Home to explore the Lake,Backwaters,Canals .Canoe ride in front of our backwaters,fishing from fish farm,plantation tour,Study of Kerala Architecture & culture,Cooking lessons are free activities while staying in Kodianthara. Famous Birds sanctuary is just 3 km away. Famous churches,temples are only walking distance from Kodianthara. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kodianthara Heritage Home

Address: Kumarakom P.O. | Behind St.John Knanaya Church, Kumarakom 686563, India
Location: India > Kerala > Kumarakom
Price Range: $23 - $43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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