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GK's Riverview Homestay

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Aymanam Near Kumarakom Backwaters, North West of Kottayam, Pulikkuttyssery, Kottayam 686015 India See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
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All reviews local ferry canoe trip rice fields public ferry small village simple accommodation bird life watch the birds arrange trips back waters peaceful place dai george hammocks homestay backwaters keralan
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We (2 adults & 2 children) spent two happy days here (27&28 October 2018). George is an exemplary host; very knowledgeable, a good cook (despite his protests that his wife always does this)! and friendly and approachable. George organised a lovely canoe trip to explore...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We arrived to the homestay a month after the monsoon floods. The rice fields were flooded and looked like small lakes. The room is simple and the wifi was not working but George was so kind and helpful and we had so many talks with...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Located 3.25 km from Cochin Airport, this is a delightful, clean and tidy homestay. A/C ; double bed; Western WC; free WiiFii; breakfast included. Airport shuttle can be arranged. Back garden area overlooks a rice paddy/lake. Plenty of birdlife but not noisy. A great opportunity...More

Thank Crisr_1
Response from Georgekutty J, Owner at GK's Riverview HomestayResponded 31 August 2018

Thank you. But we are about 95 kms away from Kochin Airport. In Kottayam backwaters.

Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We stayed at George's place for two nights but I wish it could have been longer. It was a very peaceful and relaxing setting. He was the perfect host, arranging trips and walks for us (even coning to rescue us when we got lost!) Dai's...More

Thank Louisa S
Response from Georgekutty J, Owner at GK's Riverview HomestayResponded 7 March 2018

Thank you Very much Louisa. Hope you all reached home safely. Wish you all the best. You were one of our wonderful guests.

Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We had such an amazing few days staying in this tranquil piece of paradise! George and Dai were amazing hosts and went above and beyond to make us feel at home, to help us plan our days and to feed us the most delicious meals....More

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Response from Georgekutty J, Owner at GK's Riverview HomestayResponded 5 March 2018

Thank you very much. You were one of our favourite guests among others.

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Winner of State Tourism Award for the Best Homestay facility in Kerala. The Genuine Backwater,Ecofriendly and Green accommodation with warm Hospitality provides the facilities such as mosquito-free AC & Non AC More rooms, hot and cold water, veg/non-veg food, Canoeing,Bird watching, Boating, Sightseeing, Ayurvedic treatment and body massage,Yoga classes, fishing, temple and snake boat visit, giving a chance to mingle with the locals to learn the culture and village life, to see the cultural activities, festivals etc. and also arranging trips to hill stations, plantations, wildlife sanctuary. It is an ideal place for Bird watching and for a long stay for relaxation as it is in 100% pollution-free zone and peaceful Green Eco-friendly accommodation.It is a Romantic place for Honey moon.We accept all major Credit cards for payment and provide free Wifi and offer complimentary breakfast,Dinner. Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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US$ 24 - US$ 35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
GK's Riverview Homestay Kottayam, Kerala
India > Kerala > Kottayam District > Kottayam
Number of rooms
Price range
US$ 24 - US$ 35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
GK's Riverview Homestay Kottayam, Kerala
India > Kerala > Kottayam District > Kottayam
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15 March 2016|
Response from Z6177LOmartinw | Reviewed this property |
We had breakfast included in the price and George will happily supply a simple lunch (Biriyani, stuffed pancakes etc) for a modest fee of about 150 rupees and evening meal for about 300 rupees. We had chicken, fish, egg etc... More
5 June 2015|
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Response from Georgekutty J | Property representative |
Thank you Nick for the enquery. We have both double and ttipple AC rooms are available,. Our rate :double £42 for one room for one night with breakfast/dinner and tax. Triple £ 48 for one room for one night.with breakfast... More
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"Any one there all same I beleive"
21 Feb 2018
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"Talk to George. All of the have the same nice views i think"
29 May 2017
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"All rooms are the same, I believe"
5 Aug 2015
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"The rooms are all the same"
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