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The World Backwaters

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30/06/2017 01/07/2017
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

This hotel is at the vembanad lake it's serene picturesque very beautiful atmosphere lively lovely very very very lovely place Aswathy at the reception very sweet n caring Mathew restaurant manager very gd very gd god bless them al Thank u so much it's awesome Allepey very very calm lovely place I loved it Thank u

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Erode, Tamil Nadu, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The resort is good . Very Calm. Very relaxing. The check-in was pleasent with good welcome. The Rooms are neat and big. ( we choose lake view cottage) The Food Taste good. ( Very Very slow Delivery need to improve but the waiting is worth) The people are very friendly and polite. The pool is good. And Overall a good...

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Worldbackwaters, Manager at The World Backwaters, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We would like to convey our sincere gratitude for your patronage and valuable time taken to write your polite and humble feedback on Trip Advisor. We shall definitely look into the matter which you have mentioned. Hope that we have another opportunity to welcome you at The World Backwaters. Manager Operations The World Backwaters

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to allappey with our kid. Kid was not well so they took complete care of him in order to provide customised food and immediate house keeping. Place is nice, lake looks awesome from there. we had private pool which they maintained everyday. Hotel rooms are big enough and clean, they have tried to provide most of the things...

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The World Backwaters is ideal place for all who would like to enjoy the backwaters of Kerala in all its beauty. Located 4 kms from the Thaneermukkom Bridge and 9 kms from Cherthala, the resort is a great place to unwind. Rooms were very spacious and staff helpful. You will have to use google maps to locate the place !...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good place,location,hammocks are gud,but lil difficult to reach, staff were well mannered,but it takes about 2 hours for the food order to be done,another reason i dont prefer this place for another visit since its lacks maintenance and the delay for food .We booked a private pool villa.Its quiet good for 10k...Villas with private pools are bit more expensive around...

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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

It's a little bit of a struggle to reach this place. Ask for directions , use google maps and you will be there. The lobby area is very beautiful. They have this fountain type of a thing in the centre which looks very welcoming. I would give 5/5 for the location. The backwaters flow adjacent to the backside of the...

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Thank Diksha C
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We had our last team outing to this resort. This will be the worst service we experienced from any resort in kerala. As part of company outing we have gone in most of the resorts near to Cochin. Service- 1/5. ( Please check the reasons why the poor rating) Food- No comments. Quality and Quantity was very poor for the...

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New Del
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Stayed for 2 nights at the 2 bedroom Presidential suite. The rooms were quite spacious and the best part in the room was the private swimming pool (worth the extra quid). Outside view is amazing with the calm waters as backdrop, you could laze around in one of the hammocks in the property for hours, as there isn't much to...

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 7 February 2017

I traveled in the month of october. Pros:The staff were very courteous. They gave a very warm and traditional welcome. I traveled with cousins and my family. We were people of all age group. Every one liked the place.The pool was neat and well maintained. Cons: There could have been more facilities other than spa. Even the spa had only...

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Reviewed 29 January 2017

Location of the property is awesome.Great architectural designed. I am sure that those who made this beautiful properties , he is not presently there."Langoor ke hath me angur." Poor maintenance....but cooperative staff. Should improve service , strength of staff.

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
THE WORLD BACKWATERS (formerly know as Ilona Lake resort) a 4 star Resort in West Kumarakam, Nestled amidst this scenic landscape of 'God's Own Country' and on the banks of Lake Vembanad, is the perfect getaway for every weary traveler. The resort renders you an unparalleled view of the seemingly boundless Vembanadu Lake with a panoramic spotting of a beautiful island called Pathiramanal. The resort is tucked right into the soul of a real village in Kerala called Kannankara; away from the hustle-bustle of the City, but yet close and accessible to all functional comforts and luxury of a classy resort. Local attractions include Thanneermokkom Bund, Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary,Pathiramanal in Vembnadnad Lake, Alleppey beach,Alleppey, musuem, Ambalapuzha sri krishna temple,Marari Beach, Vaikom Mahadeva Temple and Thirunakkara Mahadeva Temple services and facilities :Multi cuisine Restaurant|| Banquet /Conference hall || Board room || Lake side Swimming Pool || Lake side garden || Fish pond || water Stream || Gym || Ayurveda Treatment center || Gift shop || Free parking ||24 hrs Front desk || Daily Housekeeping in room || Round the clock security service || Kids play area || Travel Desk || Soft bar in room || Wi Fi || Backwater cruise || Paddle boat|| Cycling || ... more   less 

Additional Information about The World Backwaters

Address: Kannankara Post | Thanneermukkam, West Kumarakam, Alappuzha 688 527, India (Formerly Ilona Lake Resort)
Region: India > Kerala > Alappuzha District > Alappuzha
Price Range: $82 - $178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The World Backwaters 4*
Number of rooms: 30
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The World Backwaters Kerala/Alappuzha
Hotel Style:
#5 Luxury Hotel in Alappuzha
#11 Spa Hotel in Alappuzha
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“lake view cottages are good with views from balcony”
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“There are 4 kinds of rooms. Room with a pool was a good one”
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