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    The World Backwaters

    Kannankara Post | Thanneermukkam, West Kumarakam, Alappuzha 688 527, India
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    Reviewed 25 April 2016

    We had a fantastic experience here only one night sadly, but that was due to our hectic itinerary. Great views, food, staff great massage at reasonable price. the room was tidy clean. if want a beer / wine take your own and they will happily...More

    Thank MrBDoha
    Reviewed 6 April 2016

    We'd booked the Presidential/Deluxe Suite ( or whatever its called!) with 2 Bedrooms and a private swimming pool. The check in was anything but. The ACs refused to work , the TV did not , there were broken handles galore. We were finally asked to...More

    1  Thank Muder C
    Response from Worldbackwaters, Manager at The World BackwatersResponded 14 April 2016

    Dear Guest, On the onset, we would like to share our gratitude for choosing ‘The World Backwaters Resort’ for your stay; it was an immense pleasure for us to host you during your stay with us. We would like to express our sincere apologies for...More

    Reviewed 5 April 2016

    It s about 30 min car ride away from the city, but if you re looking to relax in one pace with your family , it s great. The estate is clean , has a playground, bunnies running around, a nice pool. Overall for a...More

    Thank Ionela A
    Response from Worldbackwaters, Manager at The World BackwatersResponded 14 April 2016

    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 price matter whether it is on the higher side. Hope that we...More

    Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

    I think my stay in this hotel was probably the best part of the entire Kerala trip and i regret that i stayed here only for one day. The resort is extremely beautiful and the backwater view is more than one could dream of. Each...More

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    Response from Worldbackwaters, Manager at The World BackwatersResponded 14 April 2016

    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 are happy, that your stay was pleasant and memorable. Trust that we have honour to welcome you...More

    Reviewed 19 March 2016

    Hotel situated near to backwater. Excellent view from Hotel room which are near to backwater. good swimming pool open from 7:00 to 7:00. Complementary surfing in the backwater by hotel boat (shikara type). Good facilities in room. AC needed in march month. Great and Awesome...More

    Thank vivektailang
    Response from Worldbackwaters, Manager at The World BackwatersResponded 31 March 2016

    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 driver issue. Hope that we have another opportunity to welcome you at...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free Internet
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    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • USD 62 - USD 154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #5 Luxury Hotel in Alappuzha
    • #11 Spa Hotel in Alappuzha
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    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 30
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    • Alappuzha
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    • The World Backwaters Kerala/Alappuzha, India
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    spphatak
    6 February 2017|
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    Response from brahmagadipudi | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, the private pool has walls all around. However the pool is not so clean and not maintained well. Partly it is because of surrounding trees, there are lot of leaves etc in the pool.
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    3 October 2016|
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    Response from Worldbackwaters | Property representative |
    Greetings from The World Backwaters ! Executive villa with private pool has a private pool. Pictures are there in photo gallery of our website .
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    "Lake facing rooms are a treat in mornings. But ensure hot water in bathroom."
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    "Take rooms facing the backwaters"
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    "Lake facing Cottages give very good view of the large lake in front."
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    "lake view cottages are good with views from balcony"
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