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Hyderabad, India
Reviewed 15 October 2013

Had great experience at the resort last week. It was off season and my family was the only family in the resort :-) Cottages were very clean and had a good lake view. Best part of the stay was we got good homemade kerala style food served hot as per our requirement. Owners stay in the resort and take care...

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1Thank JainTraveller
Chennai, India
Reviewed 10 October 2013

I recently been at Illikkalam Lake Resort (Sep 2013) along with my wife and thought of sharing the below.... 1) I am good with the small & simple nature of the premises. (Some people might feel there is no enough activities available to spend time inside the premises.) 2) Though, comparitively the accomodation cost is cheaper the food available inside...

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1Thank chockalingamkm
Reviewed 7 October 2013

The location is good and that's about it, the food is pathetic, and so expensive, the manager first quoted a tarrif which he doubled at the time of payment, breakfast is not complimentary unlike all the other hotels in Kerala, check your bills very carefully, you will find several mistakes leading your bill more expensive, check all the other hotels...

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5Thank tanuraja
Mumbai, India
Reviewed 25 September 2013

Visit - Sep 2013 I visited Kerala along with my family in September 2013 and Kumarakom was the second stop over after Cochin for us . We spent two days in total at this resort . our stay at Illikallam was pretty good .Frankly when we were checking into the resort it there were some apprehensions like lack of a...

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1Thank radical t
Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 17 September 2013

We, a family of four, got into this resort earlier last week and had plans to stay there for 2 nights. We hadn't booked rooms in advance decided to go to this lake resort solely on the basis of user reviews on Trip Advisor. Unfortunately, we did not have the best time and we would have done better to shed...

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3Thank Pranjal86
Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 9 September 2013

My wife and 5 year old son and my parents had an awesome time at this place when we visited in the first week of April. We stayed here 1 night and in a houseboat the other night. We actually regretted staying in the houseboat that wasn't all that great as we had an issue with roaches etc. It actually...

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Thank Rajiv R
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 8 September 2013

Illikkalam cottages are good enough, for a couple of days stay. Atmosphere is cool as it is on the lake front. Food is fresh and tasty, especially local dishes are good. There are many hotels on the lake front, but they are very expensive. Over all we just wanted to relax at the lake front cottages, we are satisfied, so...

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Thank Thomas452
Kottayam, India
Reviewed 26 August 2013

Good resort with lakeside cottages. Me and my family enjoyed our holiday here with an amazing view of lake and local homely food. The cottage was very clean and you can view lake from your room. This is a local family run property and the owners are very friendly. They employed local people and use local products for preparing food...

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Thank Sanosh R
Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 21 August 2013

Had booked this place after reading reviews from Trip Advisor. The resort property is right off the lake and the cottages are built about 20-30 feet from lake shore. The location of this resort is very nice and you can sit on your Hammock and watch the houseboats pass by , all day long. The rooms are basic but very...

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1Thank Prabhu G
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
Reviewed 20 August 2013

I have been to this resort on August 11th and stayed there for two days with my family. View of this hotel is awesome and we should appreciate this fact. But I later realised all the resorts there have the same view. Rooms are clean though small. Hammocks are also very good to sleep. Fishing rods are pathetic. Those are...

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Additional Information about Illikkalam Lakeside Cottages

Address: banks of the Vembanad Lake | Kumarakom,Kerala state, Kumarakom 686563, India (Formerly Illikkalam Lake Resort)
Region: India > Kerala > Kumarakom
Price Range: ₹ 1,815 - ₹ 3,428 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Illikkalam Lakeside Cottages 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
Illikkalam Lake Hotel Kumarakom
Illikkalam Lakeside Cottages Kumarakom, Kerala
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#5 Top resorts Hotel in Kumarakom
#8 Family Hotel in Kumarakom
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“Budget Hotel @ Kumarakom”
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“Lakeside only”
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“Go in for the Lake facing rooms....”
 of 5 bubbles nairajitn, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try and get a bungalow near the lake but it's that important although for Europeans air conditioning is.”
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