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The World Backwaters

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THE WORLD BACKWATERS (formerly know as Ilona Lake resort) a 4 star Resort in West Kumarakam, Nestled amidst this scenic landscape of 'God's Own Country' and on the banks of Lake Vembanad, is the perfect getaway for every weary traveler. The resort renders you an unparalleled view of the seemingly boundless Vembanadu Lake with a panoramic spotting of a beautiful island called Pathiramanal. The resort is tucked right into the soul of a real village in Kerala called Kannankara; away from the hustle-bustle of the City, but yet close and accessible to all functional comforts and luxury of a classy resort. Local attractions include Thanneermokkom Bund, Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary,Pathiramanal in Vembnadnad Lake, Alleppey beach,Alleppey, musuem, Ambalapuzha sri krishna temple,Marari Beach, Vaikom Mahadeva Temple and Thirunakkara Mahadeva Temple services and facilities :Multi cuisine Restaurant|| Banquet /Conference hall || Board room || Lake side Swimming Pool || Lake side garden || Fish pond || water Stream || Gym || Ayurveda Treatment center || Gift shop || Free parking ||24 hrs Front desk || Daily Housekeeping in room || Round the clock security service || Kids play area || Travel Desk || Soft bar in room || Wi Fi || Backwater cruise || Paddle boat|| Cycling ||
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Property amenities
Free parking
Room service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
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Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
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Lagoon View
Great View
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We opted this place for our college batch reunion.Our experience here was just awesome.Great restaurant and food.Clean pool was the center of our enjoyment.Good staff ,all smiling added to our joy and homely feel.Highly recommend this place for large groups as they have got a
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Our experience at The World backwaters during last Christmas was more than just awesome.Their hospitality was heartwarming and the quality they maintain in all their services is worth mentioning. Fingerlicking food and breathtaking views. Looking forward to have another stay at
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The property is located at the sides of the lakes, it's got great ambience. For business perspective they've got state of the art conference hall and business centers. Great food, good staffs , just awsome.
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This resort has the best view of Lake Vembanad. For the best experience of backwaters visit here . Food is awesome rooms are spacious and very near to the lake . If you want to experience the best of backwaters thia is the place .
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Had the pleasure to stay at 'The World Backwaters'. Really an awesome property with an expansive and soothing view of the backwaters. The lake view from the resort is in itself breathtaking and the amenities complement the ambience. I am sure with upgrade going on, The World
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Lake View Cottage
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Only backwater nothing else. 2 hour for backwater is maximum time.
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Will not suggest to any one. Very unprofessional staff,Rooms are very stinky. I ask them for thanddori roti in the restaurant then they replied sorry sir now days we dan't have TANDOOR in our restaurant. Total waste of money.
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Dear Sir, Few rooms having private pool (Executive villa with private pool-4 nos & Presidential suite with private pool - 2 nos ) common swimming pool also available in our resort. Thanks & Regards AswathyNair
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Dear Sir, Thanks for your interest in our property, we are able to arrange day cruise by Deluxe house boat on 3rd Jan , Rs.13600/- for 04hrs cruise by house boat with lunch and tea snacks for 4 pax . day cruise timing 1 pm to 5 pm only (A/c not available , Only fan will be available by cruise time ) Kindly contact us for House Boat booking confirmation Mob-9496006603
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"Go for Lake View Cottage for the best views"
"Avoid this hotel"
"The rooms on first floor offer good view of lake ."
"stream villa with bath tub"
"Do not expect good king of services from them."
US$ 53 - US$ 99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Ilona Lake Resort
IndiaKeralaAlappuzha DistrictAlappuzha
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