We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
02/07/2017 03/07/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Backwater Heritage Homestay

    Kumarakom, Kumarakom 686015, India
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          US$ 33
          Traveller (135)
          Room & Suite (17)
          Dining (5)
          Coconut Creek Farm and Homestay Kumarakom
          299 reviews
          #2 of 14 B&Bs / Inns in Kumarakom
           
          Backwater Retreat Theme House
          321 reviews
          #12 of 26 hotels in Kumarakom
           
          Aveda Kumarakom
          684 reviews
          #1 of 26 hotels in Kumarakom
           
          Tharavadu Heritage Home
          112 reviews
          #17 of 26 hotels in Kumarakom
           
          Overview
          • Excellent75%
          • Very good20%
          • Average3%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible1%
          Travellers talk about
          “mr xavier” (26 reviews)
          “snake boat” (22 reviews)
          “his wife” (61 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Restaurant
          Airport Transportation
          Room Service
          Pets Allowed
          Wheelchair Access
          Breakfast included
          All hotel details
          {"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
          Coconut Creek Farm and Homestay Kumarakom
          299 reviews
          #2 of 14 B&Bs / Inns in Kumarakom
           
          Backwater Retreat Theme House
          321 reviews
          #12 of 26 hotels in Kumarakom
           
          Aveda Kumarakom
          684 reviews
          #1 of 26 hotels in Kumarakom
           
          Tharavadu Heritage Home
          112 reviews
          #17 of 26 hotels in Kumarakom
           
          Rooms
          2 Jul3 Jul
          |
          1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          Show Available Rooms
          Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 1 partner sites to see rooms from US$ 33.
          We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Kumarakom hotels with availability
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "16498eca25e54879b315f41b54e2751a", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":1637262,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[80003595],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":2,"month":7,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":3,"month":7,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":33,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"16498eca25e54879b315f41b54e2751a","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":0,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":33,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"Backwater Heritage Homestay","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjE2NDk4ZWNhMjVlNTQ4NzliMzE1ZjQxYjU0ZTI3NTFhIiwiQUlLIjoiYmM2YzNhYTY5YjNlNDIzNTk4ZmFiODdmZWNmMGMzZGIifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "02/07/2017", "checkOut": "03/07/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$ 33", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"80003595":"AgodaIB"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","dust":{},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"moduleList":["handler"]},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"moduleList":[]},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
          Write a Review
          Turn Your Opinions into Points!
          Turn your opinions into JPMiles
          Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
          *You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
          JPMiles / Payback Arrow
          JPMiles / PAYBACK
          50
          Reviews (248)
          Traveller rating
          Traveller type
          Time of year
          Language

          1 - 5 of 248 reviews

          Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

          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 3 weeks ago 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 1 week ago

          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 1 week ago

          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.

          Reviewed 25 April 2017

          Xavier and his wife welcomed us warmly into their beautiful home, located right on the edge of the backwaters. The bungalow has a very serene feel and the swinging beds are the perfect place to relax with a book. The food was amazing and great...More

          1  Thank Eloiseanna
          Response from backwaterheritage, Owner at Backwater Heritage HomestayResponded 27 April 2017

          Hope you are back to home & doing fine. Thanks for a beautiful feedback. Convey our warm regards to all of you.. Best wishes! Xavier Joseph Ph:91-4812516375 Mob:91-9745286358 Mail at:mxavierkutty@yahoo.com

          Reviewed 24 April 2017

          We stayed 2 nights during Vishu festival and fully enjoyed this quiet and lovely place. The room was very clean and the bed comfortable. The breakfast was served on the very beautiful terrace below a fan next to the gardens and the backewater. Mr. Xavier...More

          1  Thank guenterbeudert
          Response from backwaterheritage, Manager at Backwater Heritage HomestayResponded 27 April 2017

          Thank you for spending your precious time for writing a feedback. Hope you are back to home & doing fine. Convey our warm regards to all of you.. Best wishes! Xavier Joseph Mail at:mxavierkutty@yahoo.com

          Coconut Creek Farm and Homestay Kumarakom
          299 reviews
          #2 of 14 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Kumarakom
           
          Backwater Retreat Theme House
          321 reviews
          #12 of 26 hotels in Kumarakom
           
          Aveda Kumarakom
          684 reviews
          #1 of 26 hotels in Kumarakom
           
          Tharavadu Heritage Home
          112 reviews
          #17 of 26 hotels in Kumarakom
           
          About
          Awards & Recognition
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Room Service
          • Restaurant
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Room Service
          • Airport Transportation
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$ 30 - US$ 40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Number of rooms
          • 5
          • Location
          • India >
          • Kerala >
          • Kottayam District >
          • Kumarakom
          • Also Known As
          • Backwater Heritage Homestay Kumarakom, Kerala
          Add Photo Photos
          Traveller (135)
          Room & Suite (17)
          Dining (5)
          Pool & Beach (2)
          Hotel & Grounds (112)
          Family and Play Areas (6)
          Bathroom (1)
          Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
          Nearby
          Manor Backwater Resort
          145 reviews
          5.48 km away
           
          Kumarakom Lake Resort
          1,678 reviews
          5.67 km away
           
          Lakshmi Hotel & Resorts
          72 reviews
          5.53 km away
           
          Ashirwad Heritage Resort
          18 reviews
          5.34 km away
           
          Backwater Retreat Theme House
          321 reviews
          1.28 km away
           
          Nearby Restaurants
          Indian Coffee House
          105 reviews
          6.44 km away
          Tonico Cafe
          73 reviews
          6.53 km away
          Baker's Gourmet House
          25 reviews
          5.88 km away
          12 to 12 Barbeque
          69 reviews
          6.26 km away
          Nearby Attractions
          Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
          705 reviews
          6.20 km away
          Thangal Hill
          24 reviews
          6.07 km away
          Kerala Backwaters
          3,393 reviews
          7.48 km away
          Thazhathangady Juma Masjid
          9 reviews
          4.30 km away
          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          urmila_pune
          Is it pet allowed?
          31 August 2016|
          Answer
          Response from John R | Reviewed this property |
          I don't think so, but email the owner to find out for sure,
          0
          Votes
          Ramachandran R
          May I know the tariff?
          27 September 2015|
          Answer
          Response from backwaterheritage | Property representative |
          The tariff is only Rs 2200 for an a/c room in c.p.a.i. till 15th dec. then it will be Rs3000/- till 15th Jan.
          0
          Votes
          Room Tips
          "Choose a room with AC for added comfort"
          Read review
          "all rooms are of excellent quality"
          Read review
          "Rooms basic, all good"
          Read review
          "No worries, Xavier will give you a good room."
          Read review
          Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
          Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing