Backwater Ripples

4.0 star property
4-star hotel with full-service spa and fitness centre

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Backwater Ripples

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Deluxe Room Tower Wing | In-room safe, desk, laptop workspace, blackout curtains
Panoramic Room, 1 Bedroom, Garden View | View from room
Premier Lake View Room | Exterior
Daily buffet breakfast (INR 600 per person)
Garden View Deluxe Room | View from room

Overview of Backwater Ripples

8.0 out of 10 Very good
8.0/10 Very good

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking included
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Air conditioning
Nazerath Church Road, Kumarakom, Kottayam, KL, 686563

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationKumarakom Boat Jetty19 min walk
  • Popular LocationMahatma Gandhi University12 min drive
  • Popular LocationThirunakkara Mahadeva Temple13 min drive

Room options

Deluxe Room Tower Wing

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Single Bed

Family Duplex Suite

  • 71 sq m
  • Lake view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 King Bed and 2 Single Beds

Executive Room Tower Wing

  • Resort view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Single Bed

Garden View Executive Room

  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Single Bed

Garden View Deluxe Room

  • 28 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Premier Heritage Villa

  • Partial lake view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Single Bed

Premier Lake View Room

  • 37 sq m
  • Lake view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Studio Suite

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Single Bed

About this area


Backwater Ripples is located in Kottayam. Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary and Vembanad Lake reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Kovalam Fish Market and Vijay Beach Park. Take the opportunity to explore the area for outdoor excitement like hiking/biking trails.

What's nearby

  • Kumarakom Boat Jetty - 19 min walk
  • Kottayam Cheriyapally - 12 min drive
  • Mahatma Gandhi University - 12 min drive
  • Thangal Hill - 12 min drive
  • Thirunakkara Mahadeva Temple - 13 min drive

Getting around

  • Ettumanur Station - 24 min drive
  • Cochin International Airport (COK) - 146 min drive


  • Vembanad Bakery - 4 min drive
  • Samsara Café - 4 min drive
  • Menani Seafood and Grill - 6 min drive
  • Pallipadam Toddy Shop - 5 min drive
  • Ettukettu - 4 min drive

About this property

Backwater Ripples

4-star hotel
A free daily manager's reception, a terrace and a cafe are just a few of the amenities provided at Backwater Ripples. Treat yourself to a massage at the on-site spa. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi, and guests can find other amenities, such as a garden and a playground.
You'll also enjoy perks such as:
  • An outdoor pool with sunloungers
  • Free self-parking
  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge), a round-trip airport shuttle (surcharge) and express check-out
  • Express check-in, meeting rooms and concierge services
Room features
All 64 rooms have comforts such as laptop-friendly workspaces and air conditioning, in addition to thoughtful touches such as free WiFi and safes.
Other conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Blackout curtains, sound-insulated walls and window screens
  • Daily housekeeping, desks and phones


English, Hindi

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
The property is disinfected using an electrostatic spray
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest accommodations are accessible via mobile device
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Free in-room WiFi has a 3-device limit
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free secured self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–10:00 AM: INR 600 for adults and INR 600 for children
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • Free daily reception
  • Room service available
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Arcade/games room
  • Fitness centre
  • Full-service spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Playground
  • Sauna

Family friendly

  • Arcade/games room
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Playground
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Soundproofed rooms


  • Banquet hall
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Library
  • Lockers available
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Business services

  • 24-hour business centre
  • Conference centre (1076 square feet of space)
  • A meeting room


  • Garden
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Terrace


  • Massages


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • This property does not have any lifts
  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height worktop and sink
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible (may have limits)


  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains


  • Shower
  • Towels


  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Mobile key entry
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Soundproofing
  • Window screens

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