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    Backwater Heritage Homestay

    Kumarakom, Kumarakom 686015, India
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    Reviewed 13 January 2015

    Nice homestay on the backwaters, serving delicious and homely food. Rooms were simple and quite basic but still comfortable. Definitely recommend the tour of the narrow canals on a canoe, very scenic!

    Thank luca_gastaldi
    Reviewed 4 January 2015

    The hosts, Mr. Xavier & his wife are great! Ever helpful. Very good food, calm and relaxing environment as a retreat should be. Free WiFi to keep you connected outside, if you wish. We visited with our two small kids - even our kids thoroughly...More

    Thank sathishr2015
    Reviewed 29 December 2014

    Though far away from the Hustle and bustle of the Kumarkom town, its a pleasant stay . The Host Xavier and His wife are nice people. Madam Xavier prepared excellent food for a hard core vegetarian like me , ensuring no egg, fish. Great. However,...More

    Thank pala M
    Response from backwaterheritage, Owner at Backwater Heritage HomestayResponded 31 December 2014

    Thanks for all the appreciations . The heating of water is centrally installed in a common room not in the bedroom for the common purpose .You forgot the service made to you by the ladies staff who made the cooking & served the food for...More

    Reviewed 28 December 2014 via mobile

    Xavier has been a great host, very helpful and accommodating. We enjoyed the location too, as we could get onto small canals, riding canoes, straight from the property, while being far away from touristy pockets. Overall recommended to anyone, from couples to groups of friends

    2  Thank Matteo B
    Response from backwaterheritage, Owner at Backwater Heritage HomestayResponded 31 December 2014

    Thank you for spending your precious time for writing a wonderful feedback. Hope that you would give me another opportunity to serve again in future. Best wishes! Ph:91-4812516375, Mob:91-9745286358 Mail at :mxavierkutty@yahoo.com

    Reviewed 25 December 2014

    Writing this in the annex of the homestay while waiting for another wonderful meal prepared by the wife of Xavier. The stay here has been a high point in our two weeks in Kerala and we are so glad we followed the recommendations by our...More

    Thank dasher3
    Response from backwaterheritage, Owner at Backwater Heritage HomestayResponded 27 December 2014

    Thank you for spending your precious time for writing a wonderful feedback. Hope that you would give me another opportunity to serve again in future. Best wishes! Xavier Joseph, ph:91-4812516375 Mob:91-9745286358 Mail at :mxavierkutty@yahoo.com

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    • Price range
    • US$30 - US$47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    • Kottayam District >
    • Kumarakom
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    • Backwater Heritage Homestay Kumarakom, Kerala
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    varun a
    20 September 2017|
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    Response from backwaterheritage | Property representative |
    The house boat available only in the lake, 12k.m. distance from here. You can avail any hour for a day cruise, which costs Rs1200/- per hour.
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    803amritad
    13 September 2017|
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    Response from backwaterheritage | Property representative |
    Yes, we can make your second anniversary special . You can enjoy kayaking, canoeing, motor boat or house boat cruise.
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