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Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

We booked 1 night and ended up staying for 2! The rooms are clean with big bathrooms and great views of the lake. They organised us a boat trip and it is also right near the bird sanctuary. They also offer table tennis, badminton and fishing. Staff are nice and helpful, would recommend.

Thank Stacey L
Kochi (Cochin), India
Reviewed 8 June 2015

An excellent location to chill out in Kumarakom at very budgeted pricing. The rooms are specious and bedding quality is superb. Very friendly staffs and management. Ample space to roam around and the view of Vembanad Kayal is awesome from rooms. They also have gaming area with Badminton, TT, caroms, etc.. Nice place to know the nature as they have...

1Thank TVijo
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 21 May 2015

Most of the resorts in the Kumarakom area is overpriced, maybe to maintain some sort of exclusivity, this is where Illikkalam scores. This resort is worth from a price point of Rs. 2500/- for a lake facing double room. It is more like a homestay and less like a hotel, which means, you may not find the standard star class...

Thank BinuJ
Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 20 May 2015

We stayed here for about 3 days the experience was the most memorable experience of my life. The service from the staff was very courteous and quick. The price also seems very affordable and the rooms were well maintained. I would recommend this resort to all family and also for honeymoon for married couples to take time off and relax...

Thank nithin97421
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
Reviewed 29 April 2015

We stayed there on 4th April 2015. I'd like to say my heartfelt thanks to Mrs Susan and family for the awesome treat and the great accommodation. No further words to express our sincere gratitude.It was really amazing to stay there for a night. The cottage was neat and clean and so close to the lake. A very calm place!!!...

2Thank SureshKA79
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 19 March 2015

We stayed in a semi detached cottage at this resort right on the shores of Vembanad Lake. The location is serene and the property is nicely landscaped. Our unit had a nice verandah with comfortable chairs to relax and see all the houseboats go by. The property is close to a bird sanctuary and many birds come by. The room...

4Thank Zaver154914
Reviewed 22 February 2015 via mobile

The only thing going for this place is the location. We ended up booking the standard lakeside cottage and were given a tiny room attached to the bigger lake view rooms. I didn't complain even though i had double confirmed with them about a lake view prior to arriving. However you can just take your chairs and plonk yourself by...

8Thank mysticlands
Reviewed 13 February 2015

Let's just see the pathetic aspects of this so called 'resort': 1. It's all dug and under construction. The partial resort which is constructed is very filthy and dirty. 2. The pproach road is very narrow and all all pot-holes. Very bad approach. 3. The lake front of the resort is too dirty and noisy. 4. The food is as...

14Thank Saurabh S
Coimbatore, India
Reviewed 30 December 2014

This is the most beautiful trip in my life i've ever seen...the location was awesome..service was awesome..the price was also comfortable...the rooms are very comfy..bathrooms are good and well maintained...i loved recreation in hammocks...food was good...the lake view was amazing..we relaxed very very much...the servers were well trained and they could understand english and tamil..it was extremely awesome...i would give...

1Thank prashanthprazzy123
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 24 November 2014

We, including 2 young kids, enjoyed the surrounding and garden at the Illikkalam Lake Resort. The staff do not know english and was very difficult trying to explain what we required. Everything is chargable, including the hammocks, fishing rods (a small stick with twine attached that barely reaches the water), the cycles. Even room service is charged extra. Food was...

2Thank Nishlet

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Additional Information about Illikkalam Lakeside Cottages

Address: banks of the Vembanad Lake | Kumarakom,Kerala state, Kumarakom 686563, India (Formerly Illikkalam Lake Resort)
Region: India > Kerala > Kumarakom
Price Range: RM115 - RM315 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Illikkalam Lakeside Cottages 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
Illikkalam Lake Hotel Kumarakom
Illikkalam Lakeside Cottages Kumarakom, Kerala
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#8 Family Hotel in Kumarakom
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“Choose the lake front cottages for the 24 hour view of the lake :)”
 of 5 bubbles sutscity, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
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