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Backwater Retreat Theme House

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Stay at backwater retreat: For a budget stay, this place exceeded our expectations Well maintained AC room for a very reasonable price was a great deal! The property is at a nice location. Dinner n breakfast was delicious Service rendered by Mr.Vishal n Mr. Mahesh is worth mentioning Thanks to Mrs. n Mr. Subin Kurien for spending time with us...

Thank Minu S
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best places at reasonable price. Certainly the place for a peaceful get away. The place is set up very aesthetically and makes you want to extend the holiday. Mr Kurian, the owner of the place, takes personal care of the needs and makes you feel at home. We reached the place after a long ride late in...

1Thank Geetha M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The location of the place is peaceful clean and beautiful. The ambience is very welcoming and comforting. Service is one of the best you will get. Mr Kurian who is the owner of the place takes personal care to make you feel at home. He gives you a feeling of having visited place someone very close to you. They also...

Thank Ravikiran R
Bangalore, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for a houseboat trip from this resort with family and friends and it was a really awesome experience. The house boat was well furnished with four AC bedrooms. But we spent our time mostly in the living area in front where we had a good time watching the lagoon, birds, fishermen and the natural beauty of the backwaters...

Thank Alex D
Reviewed 27 February 2017

The view from outside the hotel room is awesome. Quiet, Clean, Good staff. Only thing that annoys is that. the sounds of footsteps & neighbouring noises, as the walls & flooring is built on plywoods. Away from the city chaos & a beautiful & pleasant stay.

Thank Abhishek V
Lewes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Lovely position overlooking the backwater. Very basic room and bathroom but the price reflects this. Large superking bed which was comfy. This is not a homestay as the family don't live here but we had a good breakfast and good evening meals.

Thank CoalminersDaughter9
Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Stay and Food was good. Location wise it is calm and serene. Good hospitality from the staffs. Full value for Money. Room service can be better. Overall it was a good experience for a budget trip. Not fancy.

Thank vinoth9590
Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Good hospitality by the staff. They provide good home cooked food. Took us on a good round of the lake. Mr. Kurian, the owner, is a nice person and guided us properly to reach the pick up point as I drove in in my own car from Bangalore. Worth mentioning is the khichdi request I made for my 3yr old...

Thank Rakesh S
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Had a mesmerizing experience on board a premium houseboat with family at Allaphuza. Trip began 11:30. Board the boat. First class facilities. 8 Pax. Welcome drink linen juice. The pilot of the boat very experience. Meandered slowly. Many houseboats were around n we waved at the other tourist. Both side of the canal were houses,paddyfields, coconut trees. Lunch fried curry...

Thank Giant G
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed here for one day, place is very much of nice, staff was very helpful and spend such a good time in this heritage hotel.Fishing experience in backwater of this hotel is awesome. Thank you backwater retreat.

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Kurian K, Owner at Backwater Retreat Theme House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for being with us on your holiday.Its a great feel that you did enjoy our hospitality and facility.Thank you so much for your awesome feedback. Thanks and regards, Kurian

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Backwater Retreat is located in Aymanam (7kms from Kottayam Town) in Kumarakom (12kms to Kumarakom Boat House from Backwater Retreat) offers you the most complete facility as feel as a home. At Backwater Retreat, we believe in combining contemporary elegance and modern efficiency with our grace, warmth and care. Honeymoon couples and Families interested in enjoying the serenity of nature and its silence would surely love to stay at such a place during their vacation.Stay in kingly luxury, located in a peaceful atmosphere with lush greenery at the confluence of several rivers merging into the Kumarakom Lake. Enjoy this unmatched abode in a perfect eco-setting - a pleasant escape to the lap of nature.We have House Boats also available from Kumarakom or Alleppey ... more   less 

Additional Information about Backwater Retreat Theme House

Address: Aymanam, Near Pulikuttissery Bridge, (7km from Kottayam) | Kottayam, Kumarakom 686015, India
Region: India > Kerala > Kumarakom
Price Range: €23 - €44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Backwater Retreat Theme House 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Backwater Retreat Theme House Hotel Kumarakom
Backwater Retreat Theme Hotel
Backwater Retreat Theme House Kumarakom, Kerala
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Kumarakom
#6 Family Hotel in Kumarakom
#6 Romantic Hotel in Kumarakom
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“First floor , lake view”
559abhishekv, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Thre are only 4 rooms, probably much the same, with shared balcony”
CoalminersDaughter9, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Prefer first floor rooms”
vinoth9590, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Go for the 1st floor. Lovely lake view.”
  • view from the balcony outside our room
  • you can see birds here if you wake up early
AnuragKhanna0, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Backwater facing room view is good”
KSmitha, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
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