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Ashburn, Virginia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The River Retreat is located about 40 minutes drive from Trissur and primarily an Ayurvedic center. They offer one time Ayurvedic massages and treatments for feet, face and body as well as 7, 14, and 30+ day packages targeted to various health conditions. The room was spacious but kind of dark, with a musky smell inside. They have two restaurants...

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I been to this place for overnight stay during my road trip in Kerala. I must say its a beautiful property which is well maintained and is complemented with the warm welcoming behaviour of the staff. Cherry on top is the restaurant,where you get good food at very reasonable price. However i am a bit disappointed with the variety of...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good ambience. Very helpful staff. Stayed there on Christmas night. Had some problems with TV though whose volume changed from High to Low and back a few times. Restaurant has a good view of the river and has a river side lawn.

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Buffalo, New York
Reviewed 29 November 2016

The room at River Retreat is spacious and comfortable. It needs a little repainting, but is still lovely and comfortable. Our room had a terrace out back which was really lovely. I had an Ayurvedic massage for the first time and it was outstanding. I had others since and not one was as good. Food in the restaurant is excellent...

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Filey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 November 2016

This hotel has a lovely location overlooking the river with interesting gardens and birdlife. You can also walk very easily into the nearby village for a taste of Indian life. The staff were very welcoming and even put on a special outdoor dinner for us in the gardens.The rooms and bathroom were very spacious.I would think it would be an...

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Lancashire
Reviewed 30 October 2016

This retreat is a great place to stay, Absolutely beautiful. We stayed here for two nights whilst on our touring holiday of Kerala. Staff very helpful, bedroom spaceous, clean. Well equiped with fridge, kettle, tea and coffee.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2016

At least this Heritage Ayurvedic Resort was only just off the main road. There is a separate Reception Area where you check-in. The hotel rooms are in blocks and there is some construction work on site. My room had a great view across the river and a large balcony accessed from the corridor. The bathroom was interesting as it was...

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Stayed there only for a night with family.. (infact,for just a few hours would be more apt to say) and was completely bowled over by this Kochi summer palace turned resort... so peaceful and dreamy with lots of shade trees and the river nearby. It's a shame we didn't have much time to go for many of the Ayurvedic massages...

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Kochi (Cochin), India
Reviewed 19 July 2016

We booked the resort for our family reunion of 57 pax for 2 days. Prince was coordinating with me for the booking , his efforts are worth to mention. He ensured each every requirement of us was taken care with special treatment. 22 rooms were booked in total & I must say the rooms were spacious & comfortable with amazing...

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I've been to this resort multiple times. The place is super awesome. This is very close the Bharathapuzha river. You can have your candle light dinner arranged with an amazing nila view near the river bank! This resort is very close to Kerala Kalamandalam. They run a great restaurant as well. Also on every year end, they have a special...

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Dear Guest Namaskaram! Thank you for taking time out of your busy schedule to post your experience. We are delighted to know that you had an excellent and memorable experience with us. Comments such as yours on our product, services and team members, motivate us to walk that extra mile for delivering service excellence. We would love to welcome you...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about The River Retreat

Address: Palace Road | Cheruthuruthy, Thrissur 679531, India
Region: India > Kerala > Thrissur
Price Range: $54 - $183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The River Retreat 3*
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
The River Retreat Thrissur, Kerala
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in Thrissur
#3 Family Hotel in Thrissur
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