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    Backwater Heritage Homestay

    Kumarakom, Kumarakom 686015, India
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    1 - 5 of 218 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Xavier and his wife are the consummate hosts, thoughtful, respectful, informative and they are also the very lucky owners of a magical and sublime homestay. If you value being in the heart of nature, in exquisite peace and serenity above constantly having something to do,...More

    Thank Peter B
    Response from backwaterheritage, Owner at Backwater Heritage HomestayResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you very much for spending your precious time for writing a wonderful feed back Mr.Peter Brayan. Hope you would give me another opportunity to serve again in future. Convey our warm regards to all of you.. Best wishes! Xavier Joseph ph:91-4812516375 mob:91-9745286358 Mail at:mxavierkutty@yahoo.com

    Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

    I have just spent 2 lovely days and nights at this superb homestay. It is situated about 30 mins from Kumarakon and right on one of the canals, so peace and serenity surrounds you. The accommodations are excellent and the owners are so caring, thoughtful...More

    2  Thank arlenetraveller
    Response from backwaterheritage, Owner at Backwater Heritage HomestayResponded 27 September 2017

    Thank you for spending your precious time for writing a wonderful feedback.Hope that you would give me another opportunity to serve again in future. Best wishes! Xavier Joseph, Ph:91-4812516375 Mob:91-9745286358 Mail at :mxavierkutty@yahoo.com

    Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

    It is a very beautiful and peaceful place situated away from the hustle bustle of a city. Mr. Xavier and his wife are very hospitable and lovely hosts. The place is picturesque with yards filled with trees and flower plants. It is so much better...More

    Thank Aishwarya_ra
    Response from backwaterheritage, Owner at Backwater Heritage HomestayResponded 15 June 2017

    Hi Aishwarya, Thank you for a wonderful feedback. Hope you are back to home & doing fine. Convey our warm regards to mom & Dad. Best wishes! Xavier Joseph ph:91-4812516375 mob:91-9745286358 Mail at:mxavierkutty@yahoo.com

    Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

    Its actually a good place , than it looks in the picture . When I arrived , the place is drenched with rain and It looks like an imaginery land . Food is simply nice . If you are a foody , then give a...More

    1  Thank Ramesh K
    Response from backwaterheritage, Owner at Backwater Heritage HomestayResponded 15 June 2017

    Dear Mr. Ramesh, Thanks for a wonderful review. Hope to come again with your big family and would give me another opportunity to serve you in near future. Best wishes!! Xavier Joseph Mail at:mxavierkutty@yahoo.com

    Reviewed 3 May 2017

    I have spent a wonderful night in this beautiful homestay. The room was very confortable, and the place around backwaters is very peacful and quite. The garden is a jewel. The food was very testy and typical, exactly what I was looking for. Xavier the...More

    1  Thank ClaireAnnecy
    Response from backwaterheritage, Owner at Backwater Heritage HomestayResponded 15 June 2017

    Hi Annecy , How are you? Hope you are back to home . Thanks for the beautiful review. Hope that you would give me another opportunity to serve again in future. All the best! Xavier Joseph.

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    varun a
    21 September 2017|
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    Response from backwaterheritage | Property representative |
    The house boat available only in the lake, 12k.m. distance from here. You can avail any hour for a day cruise, which costs Rs1200/- per hour.
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    803amritad
    14 September 2017|
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    Response from backwaterheritage | Property representative |
    Yes, we can make your second anniversary special . You can enjoy kayaking, canoeing, motor boat or house boat cruise.
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