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Waterscapes KTDC Backwater Resort

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Offers excellent view, restaurant is good for kerala food, hotel room is fully stuffed, you have every modern amenity. Service is prompt, bird sanctuary is nearby. In room dining is also there. Staff is friendly, and room is kept clean. Dont forget to book a lake facing room.

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Muscat, Oman
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is an excellent property located on the shores of Vembanad lake. surrounded with lush green natural forests. It is well connected by bus from Kottayam railway station. even tough a bit lax in maintenance, the cottages are clean and comfortable. lizards and mosquitos enter the room through a big gap in the door. The bird sanctuary is actually a... More 

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Navi Mumbai, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Not too great since the cost of this Hotel was more than Deep Woods Resort in Munnar. Also I incorrectly planned for 2 Nights stay here. Nothing much to do in Kumarakon for 2 days. I think the backwaters were over-rated as compared to the hill stations of Kerala. The food at this resort is below average, especially the non-veg... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The location of the resort is amazing. One can just sit at the side of the lake and lose track of time. The cottages were perfect. The services were just fine. Food was average. The swimming pool maintainence needs more improvement.

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

Dear Sir, Greetings from KTDC Water Scapes Kumarakom, Thank you for your valuable feedback. We always consider you as our very valuable guest. We take all your valuable suggestions as a tool for improvement and definitely do the needful make provide you the best experience on your next visit to Water Scapes. With Best Regards Arun Peethambaran General Manager KTDC... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

KTDC is around 15kms from Kottayam bus stand/ railway station, frequent buses are there direct from Kottayam to waterscapes. I fell in love with resort during my stay for 3D & 2N. Liked: • Property is lush green with beautiful canal running across • Rooms are of same dimension & cleanly maintained. • Lake View rooms open to wide view... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A good experience at this hotel during the last week of Feb 2016. Location 4/5 - A 10-min walk from the main road/gate, lots of greenery. Bird sanctuary near-by (actually hotel is adjoining the bird sanctuary). The actual bird view point overlooking the lake would be around a 1 hour walk, but the pathway through the sanctuary is good enough... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We travelled as a family - 5 adults and an infant. The resort was beautiful - the Vembanad lake, the greenery of the resort criss crossed by canals and the mangrove forest nearby. Our walk through the mangrove forest bird sanctuary was enjoyable even though the birds were dormant at the time we went. The rooms were good. The pool... More 

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Windermere, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you just want a place to sleep, this place is fine, but very expensive. The beds are not great, staff is terrible, the property is poorly maintained, including the cabins. I took the the water view, but it wasn't that great either, at least compared to an other hotel, I stayed in the same area (that one was more... More 

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Sangli, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My visit to this property in July with my family was very memorable... The property has stunning backwater views... The pool location is awesome with mesmerizing backwater views... The cottages are uniquely designed of its own kind with all well equipped amenities required & are very hygienic. The bathroom is clean & spacious... The food quality is good... The restaurant... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Property location is nice with great views of the lake and well laid out cottages.with lake view rooms you can enjoy the view from your cottage itself.it is just adjacent to the bird sanctuary and the tickets were complimentary with the stay even though couldn't visit the sanctuary due to heavy rain.staff were also courteous.room was clean but looked like... More 

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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: $53 - $143 (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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