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Waterscapes KTDC Backwater Resort

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is one heck of a property, very well maintained. Cottage Room with wooden flooring. Almond trees are in abundance in the property. Buffet spread was decent & food tasty. But the best part is the Bird Sanctuary located within the property and to derive maximum from this nature walk, hire the service of hotel guide

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Anand, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

How to get there: - Take a train to Kottayam and from there you can take a auto which would cost between 300-400 or a taxi which would cost between 600-800 - Nearest airport is Kochi About the Resort: A perfect destination to take a break from the hectic city life. Unlike any typical tourism department property which is poorly... More 

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Kochi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can never imagine ktdc had such a good hotel other than bolghatty palace in Kochi. There are stilt houses which was neat and nice. The staff was very prompt on service and good,i was really impressed by that. Food was really good especially the Onam sadhya was outstanding(could have had at a larger place to avoid the rush).We had... More 

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated on the banks of Vembanad Kaayal (Lake), Waterscapes is a retreat on stilts promoted by the Kerala Tourism Development Corporation (KTDC for short). It is a quiet place, very green and developed on a grid of canals. A short stroll from any of the cottages and you reach the vast expanse of Vembanad Kaayal. Early morning is a good... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in one of the lake facing cottages, and the experience is heavenly. You seem to be lost amidst nature with only sound of water from the lake, birds chirping and trees waving with wind come to your ears. Inspite you have all amenities at your tips, awesome buffet breakfast serving you both continental and Indian, wide spread specialty... More 

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Muscat, Oman
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed the relaxed stay at this property in a cottage over small canal coming inside from the " Vembanattu Kayal' with the lake just in front. We spent the early mornings and evenings on the floating platform enjoying the lake. Sun set and the sky at dusk is enjoyable. Another added attraction of staying at this resort is that you... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for only one night at Waterscapes I.e. on the 9th of Sep 2016. Property is beautiful as it's situated in the compound of the bird sanctuary. Loads of greenary and birds you will find. They have plenty of ducks too moving around in the property. Every room has a separate cottage. However having said that, their rooms need... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome place very close to nature. Lake view huts are the main attractive. I have got lake view hut. The window view is very interesting. The pool near lake is very cool. There is a seperate big hut for those who like to play chess, table tennis, and carroms . The restaurant is awesome.

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

To start . The location is beautiful located at kumarakom approx one n half hours by road from the cochin airport minus the traffic. The check in was smooth. helpful front office. A walk through the property and was treat for the eyes and mind. Our rooms were located right next to the vembanad lake and was a pleasing scene... More 

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Coimbatore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We 3 couples and 5 kids at the age of 1- 7 have been here. Good place to relax with family. Watching the backwater, sunset, house boats, speed boats. Resort full of greenery and surrounded with backwater. Mr.shyam who was at the reception have explained the facilities and responsible tourism by kerala govt. But we didn't opt for any baotrides... 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: $51 - $138 (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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