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Lewes, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely position overlooking the backwater. Very basic room and bathroom but the price reflects this. Large superking bed which was comfy. This is not a homestay as the family don't live here but we had a good breakfast and good evening meals.

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Chennai, India
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stay and Food was good. Location wise it is calm and serene. Good hospitality from the staffs. Full value for Money. Room service can be better. Overall it was a good experience for a budget trip. Not fancy.

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good hospitality by the staff. They provide good home cooked food. Took us on a good round of the lake. Mr. Kurian, the owner, is a nice person and guided us properly to reach the pick up point as I drove in in my own car from Bangalore. Worth mentioning is the khichdi request I made for my 3yr old...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a mesmerizing experience on board a premium houseboat with family at Allaphuza. Trip began 11:30. Board the boat. First class facilities. 8 Pax. Welcome drink linen juice. The pilot of the boat very experience. Meandered slowly. Many houseboats were around n we waved at the other tourist. Both side of the canal were houses,paddyfields, coconut trees. Lunch fried curry...

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Thank Giant G
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed here for one day, place is very much of nice, staff was very helpful and spend such a good time in this heritage hotel.Fishing experience in backwater of this hotel is awesome. Thank you backwater retreat.

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Kurian K, Owner at Backwater Retreat Theme House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for being with us on your holiday.Its a great feel that you did enjoy our hospitality and facility.Thank you so much for your awesome feedback. Thanks and regards, Kurian

Thrissur, India
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I stayed with family for a day at backwater retreat. Very calm and homely place. Excellent hospitality and good food! At reasonable rates. Boating would have been a great experience through the canals, but missed as it was stopped due to the weeds

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Thank sudheesh R
Reviewed 3 January 2017

I went there in March 2016. The weather is not very good for visiting Kerala though. Found this hotel on Tripadvisor, not many people know about it. I booked it as it was near the backwaters, where we had booked a houseboat for the next day. Wanted to spend a night so that could board the houseboat early morning. This...

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Kurian K, Owner at Backwater Retreat Theme House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for being with us on your holiday.Its a great feel that you did enjoyed our hospitality and facility.Thank you so much for your awesome feedback. Thanks and regards, Kurian

Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We booked for 25 and 26 Dec2016 -first night at the hotel and the next on the houseboat,amt Rs 20,250.Picturesque serene view of the backwaters ,decent clean rooms,nice food.Mr.Kurien and his staff are really helpful.A special hats off to Harindranath who was on his toes for all the guests at the hotel!He even taught me how to fish and I...

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Kurian K, Owner at Backwater Retreat Theme House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for being with us on your holiday.Its a great feel that you did enjoy our hospitality and facility.Thank you so much for your awesome feedback. Thanks and regards, Kurian

Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent location with water body at front. The traditional built style of Kerala mesmerises you here . All the service and mannerism of the staffs are appreciable to core . The MD Mr.kurian is really a gem of a person who practice the art of guest relation as a mantra hats off to your team Good stay good food and...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for being with us on your holiday.Its a great feel that you did enjoyed our hospitality and facility.Thank you so much for your awesome feedback. Thanks and regards, Kurian

Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Overall a very nice and good trip. Hotel staff were really helpful. They help you in every way on whatever request you place. Very good interiors especially the rooms facing the backwater and for a vegetarian like me the food was decent. Enjoyed my stay in kumarakoam and kottayam

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Dear Guest, Thank you for being with us on your holiday.Its a great feel that you did enjoyed our hospitality and facility.Thank you so much for your awesome feedback

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Backwater Retreat is located in Aymanam (7kms from Kottayam Town) in Kumarakom (12kms to Kumarakom Boat House from Backwater Retreat) offers you the most complete facility as feel as a home. At Backwater Retreat, we believe in combining contemporary elegance and modern efficiency with our grace, warmth and care. Honeymoon couples and Families interested in enjoying the serenity of nature and its silence would surely love to stay at such a place during their vacation.Stay in kingly luxury, located in a peaceful atmosphere with lush greenery at the confluence of several rivers merging into the Kumarakom Lake. Enjoy this unmatched abode in a perfect eco-setting - a pleasant escape to the lap of nature.We have House Boats also available from Kumarakom or Alleppey ... more   less 

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Address: Aymanam, Near Pulikuttissery Bridge, (7km from Kottayam) | Kottayam, Kumarakom 686015, India
Region: India > Kerala > Kumarakom
Price Range: ₹ 1,538 - ₹ 2,206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Backwater Retreat Theme House 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Backwater Retreat Theme House Hotel Kumarakom
Backwater Retreat Theme Hotel
Backwater Retreat Theme House Kumarakom, Kerala
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Kumarakom
#6 Family Hotel in Kumarakom
#6 Romantic Hotel in Kumarakom
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“Thre are only 4 rooms, probably much the same, with shared balcony”
 of 5 bubbles CoalminersDaughter9, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Prefer first floor rooms”
 of 5 bubbles vinoth9590, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Go for the 1st floor. Lovely lake view.”
  • view from the balcony outside our room
  • you can see birds here if you wake up early
 of 5 bubbles AnuragKhanna0, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Backwater facing room view is good”
 of 5 bubbles KSmitha, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Good river review, village environement with silence ambience”
 of 5 bubbles prashanthH576, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
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