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The World Backwaters

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Pune, India
Reviewed 10 March 2016

I had a stay in this resort for one night after completing my trips to Munnar, Rameshwaram and Kovalam. I must say that the resort is 4* property where you will find rooms in separate Villa's. You get complimentary shikara ride in the lake. cycling, paddle boat and badminton are some of the sports you can enjoy free of cost....

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Mumbai, India
Reviewed 28 February 2016

The world backwaters is an excellent property and would highly recommend the same to travelers. I would however like to highlight the following points which work against it, if not corrected in time. 1) I had specifically booked a lake view cottage, with a view of the swimming pool, almost a month in advance. The room allocated to me was...

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Dear Guest, On the onset, we would like to share our gratitude for choosing ‘The World Backwaters Resort’ for your stay; it was an immense pleasure for us to host you during your stay with us. We would like to express our sincere apologies for not being able to please you with our services. As an organisation we put the...

Hyderabad, India
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Resort was Good. Staff was prompt and good. Food need to be improved. Positive thing about this resort is that, they have provided complementary boat ride twice for an hour. They haven't charged a single penny for my infant's food. They are maintaining resort with all the basic immunities. They have few pets where my baby was able to spend...

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Hyderabad, India
Reviewed 22 February 2016

nice place to stay but One drawback is the water in pools and bathrooms are having taste of salt.We cant wash our mouth with that water.It is having the taste of lagoon water. Thats the only drawback.

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Anand, India
Reviewed 22 February 2016

I visited this resort as the first place on my Kerala trip with my wife recently and was pleasantly surprised with the warm welcome extended by the staff there. The room provided to us was spacious, clean with good sleep quality and beautiful view from the balcony. The food quality was good and some interesting dishes were included in the...

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Chennai, India
Reviewed 21 February 2016

The place is good and natural. The food was delicious. They are a good and responsible host. I was given good space and privacy, and at the same time taken care of well. The lake intruding into the resort is the best part here for me. the environment was good with the gym and the ayurveda clinic all together with...

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Bhubaneswar, India
Reviewed 16 February 2016

I visited the place The World Backwaters and it was nice experience with boating,good environment. staff was attentive.Food served to us was testy and we liked it very much. We enjoyed our trip with family and we had lot of fun inside resort and in Alleppey beach.

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Bhubaneswar, India
Reviewed 15 February 2016

I stayed here last week off JANUARY 2016 with my family.really feel like a place were someone can relax and enjoy at the best. specially the staff were very friendly ready to assist you at any point of time . Most important thing is their cuisine specially North Indian . the evening is awesome, Whenever I sat near the lake...

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Noida, India
Reviewed 7 February 2016

I came here for an overnight stay after my houseboat trip but I am really impressed with the rooms, resort facilities, greenery , pool, and their restaurant. We spent evening relaxing in room then late evening just went to the pool side and enjoyed the cool breeze from the lake. It was so romantic and relaxing between -those dull lights...

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Kochi (Cochin), India
Reviewed 22 January 2016

I stayed at the hotel with a group a couple of weeks ago. Overall it's a well maintained property in a good location. Rooms are spacious enough. Ours was business meeting coupled with some outdoor activities. Staff were very courtiers and they helped us in an exceptional manner.

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Internet
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  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 || ... more   less 

Additional Information about The World Backwaters

Address: Kannankara Post | Thanneermukkam, West Kumarakam, Alappuzha 688 527, India (Formerly Ilona Lake Resort)
Region: India > Kerala > Alappuzha District > Alappuzha
Price Range: ₹ 3,491 - ₹ 8,339 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The World Backwaters 4*
Number of rooms: 30
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The World Backwaters Kerala/Alappuzha
Hotel Style:
#5 Luxury Hotel in Alappuzha
#11 Spa Hotel in Alappuzha
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“lake view cottages are good with views from balcony”
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“There are 4 kinds of rooms. Room with a pool was a good one”
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