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Colombo, , Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

From Kochi Airport we were driven straight to Backwater Ripples Hotel. This was soon after the Rs:1000/- and Rs.500/- Indian Rupees Notes were declared void and India was facing a sort of financial upheaval. Most of us had old Indian Currency, and the Hotel was not prepared to change our currency or even our Dollars. This was the only downside.... More 

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Thank Sharmini R
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a very good preference for spending time with family..Its a huge resort placed near the banks of Vembanad Lake. We felt the dishes for lunch and dinner were just amazing..This is specially a home away home..good work by the management.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was indeed Paradise on earth. The room was big airy and spacious. In the morning when you wake up you see the boats passing through the canal. The bathroom had a natural sky light where you can see the coconut trees and the moon. Part of the wall is made from Pebbles. Its a great place to relax... More 

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Thank Zarin S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A large group of us stayed here for 3 nights which included a wedding reception. We were well looked after and the staff helped us with planning trips and taxis. Lovely views of the lake with a complimentary afternoon boat trip.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel Location is Good, as per rate card it's not worth, Hotel Management behaviour is not proper vary rude behaviour & arrogant. At time of Booking no makemytrip the wifi was free. But hotel management say it's for 1hour only after that they will Charge, also wifi is very poor, Because of network problem you will get 2g Range you... More 

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Vevey, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

very decent resort with beautiful views over the lake. The staff is very kind however I was a little put off by finding out that they were not able to propose any extra- resort activities apart from a short boat ride on the lake, so make sure you organize yourself without counting on their assistance. It was the ayurveda center... More 

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Thank Yaden
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So many downfalls to this place. The pool bar that had been abandoned. The beer hall that looked like a rec center no one staffed or ever went into. The incredibly overpriced food which was the only option although we did hire a driver one day for 4 hours and have him drive us to town where we ate better... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our stay at Backwater Ripples. It was very enjoyable with alot of facilites and wide range of good indian and western food. The resort room was big and spacious. Got fishing, boat house cruise, cycling and alot of games. The staff was very friendly and pleasant. The restaurant staff Harsha and Raji was very courteous, friendly and polite.... More 

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Thank DanaBalan
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good ambiance and well treat from staff. This is a truly relaxing and excellent location, the rooms are clean beautiful. The food was outstanding and they even offered complimentary boat trips on the lake to watch the sun set.

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Thank Ajay s
Brisbane, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The resort is absolutely beautiful and the staff were extremely welcoming. Can't fault the food either as it offered some of the best meals I've had in India.Nothing much to do in the area but what the resort has to offer. Lacking amenities.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Backwater Ripples offers 34 luxury independent cottages in a variety of styles to cater various requirements. The accommodation is spacious, private and superbly appointed with state of the art designer amenities and personalized services. The resort has wide range of facilities to make sure a comfort and memorable stay in our resort. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Backwater Ripples

Address: Kumarakom PO, Kumarakom 686563, India
Region: India > Kerala > Kumarakom
Price Range: $147 - $398 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Backwater Ripples 3.5*
Number of rooms: 34
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Also Known As:
Backwater Ripples Hotel Kumarakom
Backwater Ripples Hotel Kottayam
Backwater Ripples Kottayam
Backwater Ripples Kumarakom, Kerala
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#6 Spa Hotel in Kumarakom
#7 Family Hotel in Kumarakom
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“All the rooms have good views”
 of 5 bubbles ZarinS_13, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles PranabKhar, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
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