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New Delhi, India
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This property is just WOW, never seen such a beautiful govt. property. Well maintained, full of birds of different species, best for bird watchers, lush green. I Booked one lake view cottage and one super lake view cottage, both were amazing. This was the best resort I stayed in my whole kochi trip. Staff was very cooperative, feel like staying...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

U can opt this just for sea view from ur cottage. Opt for lake view rooms else there is nothing to stay here. Again if u r opting for relaxation go for this hotel as u can sit near sea and get relaxed. Hotel - Average place go for lake view rooms. Food - Not upto the mark. Atmosphere -...

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katwijk holland
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nearly every year we stay a few days in waterscapes.A room with a vieuw over the lake.A lot of opportunities.A visit to the nearby birds sanctuary.A tour by boat along the backwaters .A lunch at one of the many little fisch restaurants.But also to relax and a swim in the nice swimming pool!Try!!

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Kodaikanal
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The canal views rooms are ideal, serene, private and well maintained. There is no need to pay more for a lake view. There is an excellent good size pool. Breakfast was good. The bird sanctuary is best visited early morning otherwise you will see very little. Get a boat trip from the private operators just outside the hotel who offer...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights in the superior lake facing room. The rooms are decent and the view is amazing. The food is inedible (trust me) and the service is nonexistent so to say. The spa looks unhygienic and overall the place really needs maintenance. Spend a little more money and you will get the same view in a...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a shame. This hotel could be perfect in a beautiful location. Lots of small things not right such as broken chairs around the pool, minor issues with the room & resort generally rundown. We were told on our last day that the resort is to close next month & to be 'flattened' and rebuilt. Having said that the rooms...

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1Thank PcDb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took 3 Canal View Cottages, Feb Last Week. Cottages are very spacious with Ample Furniture. Washrooms are clean and big too, Bathtub needs maintenance though ! View from the cottage is breathtaking ! Either of the canal flowing beneath or of the massive Vembanad Lake !! You'll surely love it !! WiFi Works well, But You'll have to call reception...

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Thank Suny S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staying in this resort was a treat. Would love to stay here again & again. This property provides two types of rooms. 1. Canal View (CV) 2. Lake View (LV). Even though LV rooms are a bit on costlier side, suggest to take these rooms as these are the best rooms with awesome view from the patio. We have stayed...

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Pune, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

KTDC waterscapes has a Peaceful, green, & serene environment. It overlooks the vast Vembanad lake. The houses are built on stilts on the lake water surrounded by well maintained garden. Landscape is amazing. In house , Restaurant food was sumptuous & location was good. The lake facing houses have the best view. KTDC being in the Bird sanctuary, is full...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took the lake view cottage.. Beautiful location.. Maintenance is below average.. Extreme stench of rotten substances in water as it is stagnant.. Food is average.. Otherwise it is a memorable experience.. Property is not properly maintained and kept clean

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Dear Guest, " Greetings from KTDC Water Scapes Kumarakom". Thank you for choosing Water Scapes for your stay. We always consider you as our very valuable guest. All your valuable feedback's will help us to serve you better. We have noted your suggestions and the property is going for a major renovation from April 2017 onward and once it gets...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Waterscapes - this exotic backwater resort, on the shores of Vembanad Lake is located inside the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, which draws migratory birds from as far away as Siberia. The only resort in the destination located inside the bird sanctuary and is noted for its independent huts that stand on stilts and is a place teeming with mangrove vegetation. It offers its guests uninterrupted access to the backwater life of Kumarakom. It is also an interesting location for eco tourists who are interested in mangrove ecosystem, birds related ecosystem. The property is part of the original Kavanattinkara estate once owned by Alfred George Baker. It is also widely popular among the "honeymooners". ... more   less 

Additional Information about Waterscapes KTDC Backwater Resort

Address: Kumarakom North P O, Kumarakom, India
Region: India > Kerala > Kumarakom
Price Range: ₹ 3,799 - ₹ 4,978 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Waterscapes KTDC Backwater Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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Also Known As:
Waterscapes Ktdc Backwater Hotel Kumarakom
Waterscapes KTDC Backwater Resort Kumarakom, Kerala
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“different locations with different prices,”
 of 5 bubbles utbanyan, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Avoid the room nearest to reception (601) as its in a part of the canal that has a odour at times”
 of 5 bubbles RajkumarR_13, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Lake view rooms are the best. Look for "LV" type room while booking.”
 of 5 bubbles travelddays, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing the lake have best view.”
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 of 5 bubbles Sontakka, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Cottages facing Vembanad Lake is super”
 of 5 bubbles , 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
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