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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Located inside Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, it is a bird lovers delight. The mornings are abuzz with chirping birds and waking up early is a worthwhile experience. The restaurant serves decent breakfast but for dinner and lunch the choice is limited. The swimming pool overlooking the lack is clean and big. The rooms are well equipped although worn out. Even though...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a quiet location, however a little disappointing for more than one night. All meals were set affairs and often started later than the advertised time. There was a feeling that the hotel was understaffed and running down... bar not opened, front desk staff occasionally rude.... feels like it needed a bit of a boost to lift it to...

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WaterscapesKTDC, General Manager at Waterscapes KTDC Backwater Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, " Greetings from KTDC Water Scapes, Kumarakom". Thank you for choosing Water Scapes for your stay. We always consider you as our very valuable guest. All your feedback's are really helpful to serve you better. Hope to meet you soon at Water Scapes. With Warm Regards Arun Peethambaran

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good place for a 3 star to stay if one gets a good rate. If a good rate is not recieved, would instead highly reccomended staying instead at the privately owned Taj just up the road or the other resort also by the body of water nearby of which I don't know the name. Pros - Beautiful & stunning location...

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WaterscapesKTDC, General Manager at Waterscapes KTDC Backwater Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, " Greetings from KTDC Water Scapes Kumarakom". Thank you for choosing Water Scapes for your stay. We always consider you as our very valuable guest. Your valuable feedback's have been noted and discussed with all concerned Teams. We also would like to bring your kind notice that we are going for a major renovation and Property will be...

Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The resort location is super and scenic, but lack of maintenance. Breakfast is good. It is next to Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary and you can go for bird watching at early morning. All the cottages are independent and photogenic, but the path ways ad stairs made of irons are rested.

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WaterscapesKTDC, General Manager at Waterscapes KTDC Backwater Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, " Greetings from KTDC Water Scapes KUmarakom". Thank you for choosing Water Scapes for your stay. We always consider you as our very valuable guest. All your valuable suggestions are being taken as a tool for us to serve you better. We are going for the major renovation of the property and once it gets finished we will...

Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited in Jan - 4 adults and 2 kids under 4. What a beautiful place. Loads of fish n turtle in the canals. Kept the kids thoroughly entertained. The infinity pool was simple heavenly. A very natural place full of birds and ducks and kingfishers. The lake itself is simply beautiful. Breakfast was plenty and great. Kids had soooo much...

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WaterscapesKTDC, General Manager at Waterscapes KTDC Backwater Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, " Greetings from KTDC Water Scapes Kumarakom". Thank you for choosing Water Scapes for your stay. It's a great privilege for "TEAM Water Scapes" for having you as our guest. Your positive comments are really inspiring. Hope to meet you soon at Water Scapes. Assuring our best Service always. With Warm Regards Arun Peethambaran

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a government owned resort and is right next to the bird sanctuary so its very relaxing to hear all the chirping of different birds. The views of the lake are amazing but you can smell the stagnant waters of the canal as you walk through. The food was good, we had a buffet dinner and it had a...

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WaterscapesKTDC, General Manager at Waterscapes KTDC Backwater Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, "Greetings from KTDC Water Scapes Kumarakom". Thank you for choosing Water Scapes for your stay. We always consider you as our very valuable guest. Your positive comments are really inspiring and we consider your suggestions as a tool for us to serve you better. We taken your suggestions seriously and already started with process of renovating the property...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just 3 points I have in my mind : 1. Excellent location. 2. Cottage house provides comfy stay. 3. Nearby bird sanctuary is a must visit. Apart from these, only important drawback is that they don't have a options for food. You have to go for buffet or need to choose only from those buffet options. Else, we have enjoyed...

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WaterscapesKTDC, General Manager at Waterscapes KTDC Backwater Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, "Greetings from KTDC Water Scapes Kumarakom". Thank you for choosing Water Scapes for your stay.Your positive comments are really inspiring and your suggestions are being treated as a tool for us to serve you better. Your feedback's have passed to the concerned TEAM and necessary steps have been taken for the betterment of our service. With Warm Regards...

Kolkata
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This resort is located right inside the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary. Very big campus with lots of huge trees. Nice artificial canals inside the resort flowing in between the cottages. Lake View Rooms & Superior Lake View Rooms offer great views of the Lake and Sunset. We stayed in a Canal View Room, which was not so bad. Lots of birds...

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WaterscapesKTDC, General Manager at Waterscapes KTDC Backwater Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, "Greetings from KTDC Water Scapes Kumarakom". Thank you for choosing Water Scapes for your stay. It's a great privilege for us to have you as our guest and we always consider you as our very valuable guest. Your positive comments are really inspiring and your valuable suggestions are being taken very seriously as it's a tool for us...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is good and located inside the bird sanctuary. Most of the places to see in Kumarakom is either inside the hotel or walking from the place. The hotel is right next to pricy property such as Taj and coco bay and share the same view at much cheaper cost. The food options for vegetarians are not much around...

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WaterscapesKTDC, General Manager at Waterscapes KTDC Backwater Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from KTDC Water Scapes Kumarakom. Thank you for choosing Water Scapes for your stay. All your positive comments are really inspiring and valuable suggestions are being considered as a tool for improvement.The property is going for a major renovation and once it get completed we will be providing an impeccable Water Scapes. Assuring our best services always....

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Waterscapes was just what we expected - a lovely retreat with water all round the little cabins on stilts. Probably not that suitable for young children as you'd have to keep a constant eye on them but overall good, clean and friendly. Not a wide variety at breakfast but it did the job nicely. To see lots of birds at...

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WaterscapesKTDC, General Manager at Waterscapes KTDC Backwater Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, "Greetings from KTDC Water Scapes Kumarakom". Thank you for choosing Water Scapes for your stay. We always consider you as our very valuable Guest.All your positive comments are really inspiring.Hope to meet you soon at Water Scapes. With Warm regards Arun Peethambaran.

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  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Waterscapes - this exotic backwater resort, on the shores of Vembanad Lake is located inside the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, which draws migratory birds from as far away as Siberia. The only resort in the destination located inside the bird sanctuary and is noted for its independent huts that stand on stilts and is a place teeming with mangrove vegetation. It offers its guests uninterrupted access to the backwater life of Kumarakom. It is also an interesting location for eco tourists who are interested in mangrove ecosystem, birds related ecosystem. The property is part of the original Kavanattinkara estate once owned by Alfred George Baker. It is also widely popular among the "honeymooners". ... more   less 

Additional Information about Waterscapes KTDC Backwater Resort

Address: Kumarakom North P O, Kumarakom, India
Location: India > Kerala > Kumarakom
Price Range: $55 - $76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Waterscapes KTDC Backwater Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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Also Known As:
Waterscapes Ktdc Backwater Hotel Kumarakom
Waterscapes KTDC Backwater Resort Kumarakom, Kerala
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#4 Spa Hotel in Kumarakom
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“Cottages facing Vembanad Lake is super”
 of 5 bubbles , 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Rooms on the canal don't have a hammock.”
 of 5 bubbles JawandhC, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Lake View Rooms”
 of 5 bubbles sudipnandy, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Do plan to spend time at pool.”
 of 5 bubbles , 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Get rooms near swimming pool”
 of 5 bubbles sprajasekar, 3 weeks ago | Read review
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