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    GK's Riverview Homestay

    Aymanam | Near Kumarakom Backwaters, North West of Kottayam, Pulikkuttyssery, Kottayam 686015, India
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    Reviewed 15 January 2012

    Stayed here for a night.The location is quintessential Kerala - green paddy fields, backwaters, tall coconut palms and spice gardens all around in a most rural setting.The rooms were basic but spacious, clean and well kept.George Kutty, the owner, was welcoming and arranged for us...More

    1  Thank BasudevBasu
    Reviewed 11 January 2012

    As others have noted the rooms here are very basic. The bathroom is essentially a wet room, the shower is not separated, i.e. no curtain or anything, so most of the bathroom gets wet when the shower is used. The bathroom is generally not very...More

    Thank BBMagic
    Reviewed 12 December 2011

    Don't be put off by the long journey to get there: once you arrive you'll realise that the homestay's isolation is a big part of its charm. If you get a cab to Kottayam, George will arrange a pick up for you - recommende, as...More

    1  Thank MikePenhall
    Reviewed 27 November 2011

    My wife and I stayed with George for just two nights but had an excellent experience. George is an outstanding host, and genuinely treats you as family when you stay with him. His home is bordered on one side by a gorgeous canal, on the...More

    Thank Jai846
    Reviewed 20 November 2011

    George was wonderful in getting someone to pick me up from nearby Kottayam at short notice and make sure I arrived safely at his house in the backwaters.  He has been receiving guests for the last 10yrs yet he is just as interested to hear...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Breakfast included
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    • US$ 20 - US$ 47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    sw19mike
    15 March 2016|
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    Response from Martin W | 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
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    Toffeeman2014
    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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    "Talk to George. All of the have the same nice views i think"
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    "The rooms are all the same"
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    "The rooms are all pretty much the same - but number 4 was very nice."
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