Backwater Retreat Theme House, Kumarakom
Ranked 33 of 235 hotels in Kumarakom
Kumarakom, Kottayam, Kerala 686004
Phone Number +91-9349526615 www.keralabackwaterresorts.com
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On my family trip I visited Kumarakom. I went there along with my family in the month of April 2017. I booked it directly. I am basically from Coimbatore. The location of the hotel was far away from the town and it was free from the pollution. The appearance of the hotel was like a village type of big house. The front office staff was cooperative and there were only 2 boys for the service but they were helpful. The room was comfortable and it was well kept. It was a wooden make old room. They have served the Kerala special type Chicken fry and the fish also they have served the North Indian foods. The food was tasty. We have tried the fishing it was good. My suggestion to the other travelers: If you want to stay away from the disturbance. This hotel is the best place where you could stay peacefully. I would like to suggest to the hotelier: There should be a travel desk facility.
Overall experience in the hotel was average. The hotel is located in a convenient location and was easy to find the hotel, around one and half hour drive from the bus stand. Surroundings of the hotel was bad. There was no security in the hotel. Staff service in the hotel was good, helpful and quick in service. There was no delay while check-in and check-out. There were no activities and sightseeing trip in the hotel. Taste of food was good with variety in the food menu, pricing of food was reasonable. The appearance of the hotel was average. The rooms are spacious and well-maintained, clean pillows, bedspreads with amenities like AC, TV in working condition and geyser was not working. The rooms did not have a view. There were no 24 hours hot water facilities. It was not value for the money paid and not recommendable to other travellers. They should provide driving directions and service in the hotel. My home town is Kurnool district and the mother tongue is Telugu. I stayed in the hotel on a honeymoon trip during the month of September 2014. Q
The purpose of the hotel visit was the family vacation. The hotel was located outside the main city. The hotel was surrounded by dense forest. The staff in the hotel were excellent in service. Especially the bellboy was very cooperative and friendly. The check in and checkout was done smoothly. The appearance of the hotel from inside and outside was beautiful. The furnishings like bed sheets, blankets and pillows were maintained neat and clean. The washrooms were maintained hygienically. The rooms were spacious and hygienically maintained. I did see the lake view from the room balcony. I would suggest that the hotel should provide the intercom facility. The food was reasonable. It was tasty and hygienic. The overall experience was nice.
Backwater retreat is a real treat for peace lovers. If you are looking for some quiet time, away from the hustle bustle of tourist places, this is it. The best is the river flowing right under your balcony with the cute canoes and quaint fishermen. Not much choice in food but what you get is a pure Keralite home made fresh treat. The owner Mr. Kurien looks after each thing personally and is great host. While I was travelling alone, the place and its people felt to be the safest and most helpful ones. They also arrange for houseboat stay and a tour of the area at comfortable rates. But this is not a place for those who are looking for 5-star luxury or a buzz of activities. I had gone on a writing break and it was perfect for that.
I went to this hotel was in the month of July 2016 with family climate is good. Destination was good. Location of the hotel located outside the city. Appearance of the hotel was good from interior and exterior. Check in check out was done on time. Staff of the hotel were friendly and cooperative. They provide complimentary breakfast and good in quality and they provided verity food in the hotel. Overall service was good in the hotel. Room was not neat and clean. All amenities were available in the hotel but there is no geezer. There is no WiFi facility available in the hotel. Activities were held in the hotel. I will recommend this hotel to others.
The room facility was good. The activity was not conducted at the hotel. The food quality and quantity was nice. The room was spacious and clean. The hotel staff's was polite. The check in and checkout was not delayed. The parking facility and garden was available at the hotel. I had booked the room by online. I would suggest this hotel to provide WiFi facility.
Backwater Retreat Theme House is ranked #33 among the 235 hotels in Kumarakom with an average rating of 5.0 out of 7. It is one of the 25, 1-star Resorts in Kumarakom. On HolidayIQ, it has a total of 49 photos and 66 text reviews. it is rated top for its Service, Destination and Food & Drink.
The online booking price of the hotel ranges between Rs 2,400 to Rs 2,800 per night. The hotel offer 21 rooms to check availability or to avail complimentary breakfast, we recommend contacting the hotel to check if the final tariff includes it.
The ambience and the location of the hotel makes it a suitable option for variety of travellers. Family (63%) and Couple (23%) are the most common type of travellers that like to stay here. 73% of guests enjoy the hotel's relaxed environment, whereas 6% have rated the ambience as colorful and traditional.
Although the hotel is a suitable stay option throughout the year for travellers, book your accommodation in the months of Oct, Nov and Dec for the best experience.
Backwater Retreat Theme House is located at Vembanad Lake . Thirunakkara Mahadeva Temple (3 Kms) is the most popular sightseeing attractions located near the hotel.
The hotel ensures you are well taken care of during your stay. By providing free wifi access, the hotel makes sure you are always connected to the internet.
Other amenities include Laundry Services, Restaurant, Conference Hall and Parking Facility. For checkin and checkout time, we suggest contacting the hotel.
If you are in need for airport transfers or require a car for sightseeing around the city or you have to do an early check-in, then we recommend contacting the hotel directly and requesting for these additional services. All of the available amenities ensure your stay is enjoyable and free from any hassles.
HolidayIQ Reviewer Priyam Goyal adds, “ If you like seafood, you are going to love the food out here. Do stay at the boathouse if you get the chance.” Read More
HolidayIQ reviewer Shilpz S says, "We visited Kumarakom as a part of our Kerela sojourn. It is famous for its backwaters and the bird sanctuary. The right season to visit would be September when you get the best of the monsoon season. It's a natur Read More
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