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The World Backwaters

Kannankara-Thaneermukkom Road Thanneermukkam, Alappuzha 688527 India
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The World Backwaters is a business-friendly resort located in Thanneermukkom on the bank of Vembanad Lake strategically located near to Thanneermokkom bund, Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, Kumarakom Boat Jetty, Vembanad Lake. Regional points of interest also include Alleppey beach museum, Ambalapuzha Sri Krishna temple, Vaikom Mahadeva temple and Thirunakkara Mahadeva temple. It offers a heaven of comfort and stylish ambience catalyzing ones stay in God’s Own Country. Facilities in the resort :Multi cuisine Restaurant, Banquet /Conference hall, Board room, Lake side infinity swimming pool, Lake side garden rooms, 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 , backwater cruise and cycling.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Badminton
Bicycles available
Indoor play area for children
Car park
Internet
Pool / beach towels
Swimming pool toys
Infinity pool
Pool with view
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
Private pool
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary welcome drink
Boating
Canoeing
Game room
Fishing
Table tennis
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Kids pool
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Car hire
Taxi service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Couples massage
Foot massage
Full body massage
Massage
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
First aid kit
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Sofa bed
Walk-in shower
Room service
Separate living room
Sofa
Telephone
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
Smoking rooms available
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4.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Lagoon View
Great View
Languages Spoken
English, Hindi, Tamil
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Go14043319060 wrote a review 13 Apr
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Pleasant stay.. Good facilities.. Breakfast buffet spread has a good variety.. Place not crowded unlike usual weekends .. And the outdoor pool by the lakeside is fab!! Overall, weekend well spent.. Great place for couples/families for unwinding.. Would recommend.
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Date of stay: April 2024
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ladytraveller wrote a review Jan 2024
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This is a fabulous clean hotel in stunning surroundings. Room was well equipped. Views across the river were beautiful and great to watch the boats go by with glorious sunset. Breakfast was the best we had in the 14 days we were in Kerala with something for everyone. All staff we met were warm, friendly & polite. Pool was clean & refreshing with comfy sun beds and beach towels available. A very enjoyable stay
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Date of stay: January 2024Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Responded 4 Feb 2024
Dear Valued Guest, We extend our heartfelt gratitude to you for taking the time to share your exceptional experience at World Backwater! Your positive words have filled us with joy, and we are overjoyed to learn about the fantastic stay you had with us. It warms our hearts to know that our dedicated staff's warm and friendly service played a pivotal role in making your visit truly memorable. We are equally pleased to hear that your room provided the perfect blend of comfort and luxury, and the breathtaking view added to your overall enjoyment. The panoramic views are indeed one of the many aspects we take great pride in. Our culinary team's passion for delivering exceptional dining experiences shone through, and we are delighted that you savored the diverse range of dishes on offer. Your generous feedback means the world to us, serving as a tremendous source of motivation for our entire team. We eagerly await the opportunity to welcome you back to World Backwater in the future, ensuring your next visit is just as remarkable as this one. Warmest Regards, Bejosh P George. Resort Manager.
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alen wrote a review 13 Apr
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Excellent food and ambience. Food was very good and restaurant staff was very friendly and helpful. Beautiful lakeside view. Special thanks to chef Pradeep and Mithun for their hospitality and food. Great place to visit and stay. Very peaceful and calm.
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Date of stay: April 2024Trip type: Travelled with family
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antony k wrote a review 12 Apr
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The World Backwaters Resort is the ideal spot to stay in Aleppey. Nestled near the Vembanad Lake, this is an excellent place for a relaxing vacation. A warm welcome from the pleasant staff who handled all check-in formalities; the accommodation was clean and hygienic, extremely spacious, with good privacy and a beautiful view of the pool and lake. There are many activities for children and adults, but the most interesting is the cooking class led by Chef Pratheesh. I greatly loved listening to Chef explain how they make the meals, and he does an excellent job of describing the procedure of preparing local food. The gorgeous and airy lake provided ideal leisure in the evening, and the early morning nature walk through the local villages was great. A beautiful and tranquil setting on the shores of Vembanadu Lake. The dinner was fantastic, and the service was exceptional. Breakfast provided many possibilities. All of the staff are helpful, especially the security personnel, who are well-behaved and communicate nicely. I will highly suggest this property to my friends and relatives. We would visit with our family again in the future.
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Date of stay: March 2024
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Himanshu M wrote a review 12 Apr
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Awesome views and very warm hospitality. Was served by Aliya, she was very cordial and made the restaurant experience better. At night, the property lits up and looks very beautiful. The swimming pool is next to the lake. Good place to spend a day or two.
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Date of stay: April 2024Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Explore57254586929 wrote a review 10 Apr
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Awesome place. Peace and ecofriendly environment.Its a fantabulous experience for my family. The hospitality and caring were so precious. Honestly, it gives us an abundance of Joy and pleasure. The backwaters surrounded is gives beautiful glimpse.If u have any plan to visit India, this place seems to be an inevitable destination.
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akhikrish wrote a review 6 Apr
Mavelikara, India1 contribution
If i say in single sentence... Stupendous ambience... Exceptional behavior of staff team... 😊 Cleaned rooms... Nice pool... No words about food... Yummy... My family really enjoyed thisresort.. Really.... Memorable.... Thankx.... to the entire team....
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Getaway10438189637 wrote a review 4 Apr
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The World Backwaters Resort provided a perfect blend of nature and comfort. The views are mesmerizing and the resort in itself is a beauty to behold. The staff are very polite and helpful. We had a great experience with Arya at the restaurant, who ensured a wonderful dining experience, along with a special candlelit dinner on request. Its a place one can keep coming back to.
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Tony S wrote a review Mar 2024
Mumbai, India3 contributions7 helpful votes
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Excellent facilities and services. The world backwaters is well located and equipped for families to enjoy a break. From the pool to games, activities, and spa, this charming resort has everything you might hope for from a vacation. Additional facilities like shikara and kayaking are also available at a reasonable charge.
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Response from Resort Manager The world backwaters, General Manager at The World Backwaters
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Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your wonderful experience with the resort. We greatly appreciate your kind words and are delighted that almost all of our services met your expectations. We appreciate your kind words about our resort, stay, food, and services. We want to thank you again for choosing our resort, and we look forward to welcoming you back soon for another wonderful stay with us. Warm regards, Bejosh P George, Resort Manager.
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MD B wrote a review Mar 2024
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Good environment. Friendly staff and service Uday nice person his friendly staff. Cleaning very good. Food also good. Best water spots and locations. Near good location available. Must go with family and friends. weekend best tourist place
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Date of stay: March 2024Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Dear Guest, Thank you for your wonderful feedback regarding your recent stay at The World Backwaters Resort. We are thrilled to hear that you had such an amazing experience with us! Your kind words about our property, ambiance, and the staff, are truly appreciated. Ensuring the comfort and satisfaction of our guests is our top priority, and it brings us great joy to hear that Uday and the team went above and beyond to accommodate your needs. We take great pride in maintaining a clean and well-maintained environment for our guests to enjoy, and we are delighted that this aspect of your stay met your expectations. Thank you for recommending our Resort and we look forward to welcoming you back for another memorable stay with us. Warm regards, Bejosh P George Resort Manager.
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PRICE RANGE
₹5,016 - ₹8,109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Ilona Lake Resort
LOCATION
IndiaKeralaAlappuzha DistrictAlappuzha
NUMBER OF ROOMS
30
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Frequently Asked Questions about The World Backwaters
Which popular attractions are close to The World Backwaters?
Nearby attractions include Mararikulam Beach (7.7 km), Bay Island Driftwood Museum (6.7 km), and Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary (5.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The World Backwaters?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at The World Backwaters?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and blackout curtains.
What food & drink options are available at The World Backwaters?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a free welcome drink during their stay.
Is parking available at The World Backwaters?
Yes, free parking, a parking garage, and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The World Backwaters?
Conveniently located restaurants include Ettukettu, Lakshmi Hotel and Resorts Restaurant, and Baker's Gourmet House.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The World Backwaters?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at The World Backwaters?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does The World Backwaters offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at The World Backwaters?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Hindi, and Tamil.
Does The World Backwaters have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the lake view available here.