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Reviewed 13 February 2017

When one pays rates such as those for BR, one expects free Wi-fi, however I was deeply disappointed to see there was no free wi-fi. In today's age & time, no internet connection can spoil the entire stay. And is exactly what happened with us. I would not go back there. There are many nearby properties that have lower room...

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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Good location. A bit dated property. Avoid the Premium rooms at the back. No view and construction going on there. Food is reasonable ambiance again reasonable. They have a spa, did not get chance to use it

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Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

March 2016 we had vacation in this amazing resort, it's was unforgettable!) nature & hotel are very luxury & beautiful, staff are friendly! We ask them to change our room cos we wanted lake view, so they gave us bungalow type room just next to swim pool without paying any extra money!) room was really huge & looks amazing!) Staff...

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1Thank Sandeep G
Warwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 February 2017

The setting of this hotel is beautiful over looking the lake but I don't think it is a 4 star. More like 3.5. Service was good but lacks a communal space such as a bar to sit at at night for instance. Food is a bit pricey too. Overall it was a pleasant stay but definitely not a 4 star...

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1Thank Rosebloom
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 1 February 2017

It was a delightful experience at Backwater Ripples. the location is perfect as it's right next to backwaters. Boat ride was complimentary along with fishing. An apt place to relax. Food is overpriced. It was my son's 3rd Birthday and we approached the manager to get a cake for us at the last minute as we could not get the...

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Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Have stayed there on Jan 25 With family. Very neat and nicely maintained resort. They offer few activities as complimentary such boat rides which start at 1700 everyday. They have small clock tower from where you could sight the sun set and take some good pics. The staffs were very friendly. I personally felt the food prices were on higher...

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Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed for a couple of days with my friends from Wales. Beautiful setting and spacious rooms. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Food was good with plenty of choice. Special mention should be made of receptionist Arathi who was extremely helpful and informative. The restaurant manager was very accommodating to our requests. Unfortunately, the resort did not have a bar.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 21 January 2017

The staff is extremely courteous and warm; they ensure guests are well attended to and are comfortable during their stay. The property itself is beautiful with lush green lawns ending into the backwaters. The watch tower is an additional attraction; you can just wait here endlessly to watch the sunset and capture some amazing photos. Our room was overlooking the...

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 11 January 2017

The location is very good. You can spend hours sitting in the large beautiful lawn facing the Vembanad lake. Food is amazing. Rooms are spacious and relaxing. The staff are very cordial at front office, restaurant and room service. A wonderful place to stay in this budget.

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Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

My family and I were here for a day and we had a great time. The road to the resort was good, and easily reachable. Staff was courteous, rooms and bathroom clean. The pool was simply awesome - it was well maintained and had a beautiful view of Vembanad lake with houseboats streaming across now and then. Lunch was amazing...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Free Parking
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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: $123 - $207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Backwater Ripples 4*
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 Luxury Hotel in Kumarakom
#6 Spa Hotel in Kumarakom
#7 Family Hotel in Kumarakom
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