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Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely views, very peaceful, good food, friendly, helpful and caring staff. Ideal for a family, the menu is varied, there's a gym, you can go on a boat, ride a bycicle through the quite streets of the neighbourhood, play video games, play table tennis, swim in the pool.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We arrived much earlier than anticipated as we were dropped off by our house boat which was wonderful. Our room was understandably not ready for us on our arrival, however staff took care of our bags whilst we were shown to the gardens and served fresh juice and a pot of tea. Our room was ready within half an hour....

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Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Today I (10.10.2016)checked in back water ripples kumarakoam,had a bad experience in entering the resort itself, checking in was horrible....booked 20days back.arrived from Karnataka,i called them up and said I am coming 2hrs late from Kochi,after arriving to resort they said no room booked,then after I showed their room confirmation no then they gave one room..but by that time our...

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Thank Kiran H
Kochi (Cochin), India
Reviewed 4 October 2016

This property is besides the vembanad lake the view from the pool is very nice the rooms are spacious and well kept Front office/ Reception staff are so helpful nice food and restaurant, besides the pool

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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful property and excellent banquet facilities. The highlight for me is the seating/ sunset viewing area at the back of the property. It's so peaceful to just take in Mother Nature and the gentle. Freeze in the evenings. Luxury!

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Thank lonrp2008 .
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Excellent location of the resort, bang on the banks of Vembanad Lake. We traveled during the monsoons so had the time of our lives seeing the Vembanad Lake in full flow. The resort is well spread out and offers complimentary boat ride.They have a very good Ayurveda Spa. My only problem was with their wifi, very sporadic and could not...

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1Thank PranabKhar
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Pros: Beautiful property THE POOL is amazing with an view of the lake Resort staff is friendly Neat and clean surroundings, well kept Cons: Breakfast buffet is nothing to boast about, cold bacon, sausages, pancakes and a very slow toaster. Did not try Indian so cant comment on that. Waited 1 hour for an omelette which never came (requested thrice...

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1Thank Jo C
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Nice Hotel with Complimentary Boat Sunset Cruise ( gives an excellent back water view) Property is located at a very nice play with variety of different view First Impression was bad, as the roads were narrow and kumarakom is a small village. Internet Sucks - you have to go to restaurant to make internet work Break fast food was pathetic...

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Thank Sharad G
Kochi (Cochin), India
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Serene location. Perfect place for a relaxed mind. Near by the lake and you can enjoy activities along with your friends and family. The drive from Ernakulam was also great - we have to go through narrow roads surrounded by water.

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Chandigarh, India
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We went this place in September 2008 for our honeymoon. the moment they allocated the room we found they gave us 2 single bed. On our request they made it single but later we found the aircondition was not working we requested them either to upgrade or change the room. due to non availability we stayed in same room and...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Spa
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Backwater Ripples offers 34 luxury independent cottages in a variety of styles to cater various requirements. The accommodation is spacious, private and superbly appointed with state of the art designer amenities and personalized services. The resort has wide range of facilities to make sure a comfort and memorable stay in our resort. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Backwater Ripples

Address: Kumarakom PO, Kumarakom 686563, India
Region: India > Kerala > Kumarakom
Price Range: €95 - €271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Backwater Ripples 3.5*
Number of rooms: 34
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Also Known As:
Backwater Ripples Hotel Kumarakom
Backwater Ripples Hotel Kottayam
Backwater Ripples Kottayam
Backwater Ripples Kumarakom, Kerala
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#6 Spa Hotel in Kumarakom
#7 Family Hotel in Kumarakom
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“All the rooms have good views”
 of 5 bubbles ZarinS_13, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The hotel provides sunset cruises”
 of 5 bubbles JROM93, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms close to their clock towers have great views”
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 of 5 bubbles PranabKhar, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Lake side view”
 of 5 bubbles 840sharadg, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Take near by the lake.”
 of 5 bubbles girishsprabhu, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
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