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Reviewed 27 October 2016

Good resort with outstanding view of Vembanadu lake. Good sophisticated room, Good spa with Ayurbeda treatment. I really like the service of the resort. Big pool for family refreshment. I like the food of South Indian, Indian and Chinese also. The Gym is excellent. Over all I enjoy my trip in this resort very much.

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Bhubaneswar, India
Reviewed 27 October 2016

really a enjoyable stay at world resort. my family really enjoyed it. variety of cuisines to choose for taste. comfortable and homely rooms . excellent room service . love the surroundings really relaxing.

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Bhubaneswar, India
Reviewed 27 October 2016

had a great stay at world back waters resort. good food , timely service and well maintained . serene atmosphere. authentic spa massage . one can take a break from work and relax here . swimming pool was cool

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Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

The hotel was very amazing and give us half hour boating in the morning and many outdoor games such as cycling,badminton indoor games like table tennis, carrom gym etc it has Ayurveda spa with doctor consultation. it give us chance to see Chinese fishing net.the breakfast was very good and lots of variety. it has free Wi-Fi facility.

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Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Good resort and excellent staff. The swimming pool is very good overlooking the vembanad lake. Only problem was the food. It was expensive and not much variety. The staff took 30 mins just to get the tea.

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Thank Sushil M
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This property had great view and setup. Big area, right on backwaters lake, in the middle of nature. But I must say the service and restraunt is very very poor. The staff is not sure of how to keep guests happy and comfortable. Even on giving this as feedback, all I received was a cold look and no real words...

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Thank Sharad G
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Bad smelling rooms, mosquitoes, unprofessional / untrained staff, No chutney in the breakfast alongwith Idly, Dosa and Vada, only sambhar..property not being maintained properly..Air Conditioning not effective..

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Worldbackwaters, Manager at The World Backwaters, responded to this review

Dear Guest, On the onset, we would like to share our gratitude for choosing ‘The World Backwaters Resort’ for your stay; it was an immense pleasure for us to host you during your stay with us. We would like to express our sincere apologies for not being able to please you with our services. As an organisation we put the...

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 30 August 2016

we stayed there for a night with family. rooms are specious but service was worst. food was also very poor.there were many insects and mosquitos in the garden area. there were gym and recreation room but equipments were in bad condition.worst hotel ever

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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We visited in November 2014. We were two families with two kids. It was really nice experience. Kids enjoyed a lot. Even though it is a small property it is very well maintained. Food was really nice. Resort looked awesome in the night.

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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

There no food after 10 p.m.in any condition and no milk for child and no help by staff when we have reached there no staff can help us at 10.30 p.m. for food for my family although thay know that we have booked 2 rooms

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  • Pool
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
THE WORLD BACKWATERS (formerly know as Ilona Lake resort) a 4 star Resort in West Kumarakam, Nestled amidst this scenic landscape of 'God's Own Country' and on the banks of Lake Vembanad, is the perfect getaway for every weary traveler. The resort renders you an unparalleled view of the seemingly boundless Vembanadu Lake with a panoramic spotting of a beautiful island called Pathiramanal. The resort is tucked right into the soul of a real village in Kerala called Kannankara; away from the hustle-bustle of the City, but yet close and accessible to all functional comforts and luxury of a classy resort. Local attractions include Thanneermokkom Bund, Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary,Pathiramanal in Vembnadnad Lake, Alleppey beach,Alleppey, musuem, Ambalapuzha sri krishna temple,Marari Beach, Vaikom Mahadeva Temple and Thirunakkara Mahadeva Temple services and facilities :Multi cuisine Restaurant|| Banquet /Conference hall || Board room || Lake side Swimming Pool || Lake side garden || Fish pond || water Stream || Gym || Ayurveda Treatment center || Gift shop || Free parking ||24 hrs Front desk || Daily Housekeeping in room || Round the clock security service || Kids play area || Travel Desk || Soft bar in room || Wi Fi || Backwater cruise || Paddle boat|| Cycling || ... more   less 

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Address: Kannankara Post | Thanneermukkam, West Kumarakam, Alappuzha 688 527, India (Formerly Ilona Lake Resort)
Region: India > Kerala > Alappuzha District > Alappuzha
Price Range: €52 - €75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The World Backwaters 4*
Number of rooms: 30
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The World Backwaters Kerala/Alappuzha, India
Hotel Style:
#6 Luxury Hotel in Alappuzha
#11 Spa Hotel in Alappuzha
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