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    Backwater Heritage Homestay

    Kumarakom, Kumarakom 686015, India
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          Reviewed 26 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 Homestay

          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

          Reviewed 11 December 2014

          My wife and I stayed at Backwater Heritage for one night, and were overwhelmed by the hospitality of Xavier and his wife. I had arranged, via e-mail, for lunch and a canoe trip on the backwater the afternoon of our arrival. Everything was ready when...More

          1  Thank Richard S
          Response from backwaterheritage, Owner at Backwater Heritage Homestay

          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

          Reviewed 9 December 2014 via mobile

          Very relaxing and quiet after touring around Cochin. On the river, great food and off the tourist route. Make sure to take advantage of the 2 hour boat ride through the canals. One night was not enough time to enjoy the beauty of the area.

          Thank Marilyn K
          Response from backwaterheritage, Owner at Backwater Heritage Homestay

          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

          Reviewed 7 December 2014

          My wife and I stayed at Backwater Heritage toward the end of November 2014. Fortunately, we had a driver who knew how to get there, as it is far off the beaten path, and that is to its benefit. We had just left the relative...More

          Thank warygary
          Response from backwaterheritage, Owner at Backwater Heritage Homestay

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

          Reviewed 14 November 2014 via mobile

          It was really an amazing experience..food was extraordinary especially it was prepared by aunty...xavier uncle helped us a lot..my child enjoyed a lot....the only thing we found difficulty was finding out the place but then uncle helped us...thanks a lot to xavier uncle and aunty...More

          Thank Ramya M
          Response from backwaterheritage, Owner at Backwater Heritage Homestay

          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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          About
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          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • USD 30 - USD 41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Number of rooms
          • 5
          • Location
          • India >
          • Kerala >
          • Kottayam District >
          • Kumarakom
          • Also Known As
          • Backwater Heritage Homestay Kumarakom, Kerala
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          Sally V
          I have suitable place to lent out, 3 bed room cottage near backwaters. are you interested to take over and run the place? It is located in vaikom, udayanapuram.
          15 October 2016|
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          urmila_pune
          Is it pet allowed?
          31 August 2016|
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          Response from John R | Reviewed this property |
          I don't think so, but email the owner to find out for sure,
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          Ramachandran R
          May I know the tariff?
          27 September 2015|
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          Response from backwaterheritage | Property representative |
          The tariff is only Rs 2200 for an a/c room in c.p.a.i. till 15th dec. then it will be Rs3000/- till 15th Jan.
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