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Illikkalam Lakeside Cottages

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Illikkalom Lakeside Cottages offers a stay like no other, offering the guests an opportunity to make their accommodation while enjoying the stunning natural environment of Kumarakom. Without any doubt, I can say that this is the best resort that can be found at the shore of vembanadu lake at a cheaper price. They have small cottages with lots of...

Thank anoop k
Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed there for new year. Positive review : Best for family stay. Negative traits: Not all room face the lake. In web page shows all rooms to face lake view . Near to bird sanctuary, easy for boating

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Reviewed 7 March 2017

The view is the best thing about this place in case you get the lake view cottages. So insist on that. The rooms are very basic with thankfully an AC and a somewhat clean bathroom. Food taste is decent though maybe a bit spicy for some people. The other big problem is the lack of options in the menu card...

Thank Abhijit C
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This homestay is clean , efficient and safe for all kinds of guests. I travelled as a single woman and was happy to spend four absolutely blissful days here. The lake front cottages are the best as they overlook the Vembanad lake and you can watch water birds, houseboats moving about, fishermen catching fish or just listen to the music...

1Thank sutscity
Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Illikkalam Lakeside Resort was a great choice for our 8 days vacation. The lake front cottages provide a breathtaking view of the lake and sky, which keeps changing hues all day long. The sounds of the waves lapping against the banks and the stiff breeze are very soothing and relaxing. The sunset views are amazing and worth waiting for. The...

2Thank rajanichandar24
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Illikkalam is awesome place to be...friendly and eager to serve staff overcome language barrier easily. Would acknowledge Susan. Great food though you need to give advance notice. They will do good if alcohol is made available. Well connected to city by road. Houseboats available from jetty at reasonable price...rooms and washrooms are basic

3Thank Mohit B
Reviewed 31 January 2017

We stayed for 1 night ( 26 Jan to 27 Jan ) - The resort is awesome . Decent Staffs . Badly need to do something for the road which leads to the resort. Food should be improved badly . That day only chicken was available - no taste whatsover . It will be difficult for Tamilians who prefer spicy...

1Thank Senthil Kumar R
Milton Keynes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We upgraded on arrival and spent two nights in a lakeside cottage which was lovely and we were told that we would have to change to the original room we booked for the last night as our room had been previously booked, our original room was just behind the lakeside cottages. However when we moved room we were told that...

Thank MrsOE
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We were very happy that we chose this location. We got lake side facing 2 adjacent rooms ideal for family of 4. Bang on the Kumarrakom lake. So if you are looking for basic clean rooms with very friendly and helpful staff this is the place. They arrange boat rides too else you could drive down to the boat jetty...

1Thank nairajitn
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We came to this place because our original homestay isn't as expected. Accommodation is in bungalows by a lakeside and the seating is really nice. The rooms are basic but comfortable and the staff are pleasant and helpful. Food is also decent, freshly cooked and tasty

Thank fransmiff

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Additional Information about Illikkalam Lakeside Cottages

Address: banks of the Vembanad Lake | Kumarakom,Kerala state, Kumarakom 686563, India (Formerly Illikkalam Lake Resort)
Region: India > Kerala > Kumarakom
Price Range: €26 - €59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Illikkalam Lakeside Cottages 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
Illikkalam Lake Hotel Kumarakom
Illikkalam Lakeside Cottages Kumarakom, Kerala
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#5 Top resorts Hotel in Kumarakom
#8 Family Hotel in Kumarakom
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“Choose the lake front cottages for the 24 hour view of the lake :)”
sutscity, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Best cottages are those with lake views.”
rajanichandar24, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Budget Hotel @ Kumarakom”
675senthilkumarr, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Lakeside only”
MrsOE, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Go in for the Lake facing rooms....”
nairajitn, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
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