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Hotel Description

4-star guestrooms with free WiFi

Kottayam retreat

Within a 15-minute walk of the hotel, you'll find Vembanad Lake and Kumarakom Boat Jetty. Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is within 6 miles (10 km) and Kottayam Cheriyapally is within 9 miles (15 km).

Business services

This hotel features an outdoor pool, a gym, and a restaurant. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center, free WiFi in public areas, and airport shuttle. Enjoy the sauna and perks like free self parking.

Free WiFi

The 64 soundproofed guestrooms offer free WiFi and room service. 2 bathrooms, sitting areas, and free local calls are also available.

Standard Room, Courtyard View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$76* Per night/room Jan 30 - Jan 31

Executive Room, Courtyard View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, Lake View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Family Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Property Features

Backwater Ripples offers its guests an outdoor pool, a sauna, and a fitness center. There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. A free manager's reception is offered daily. Public spaces have free WiFi. Business amenities include a 24-hour business center and a meeting room. Event space at this hotel measures 1076 square feet (100 square meters) and includes a conference center. A library, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the business-friendly Backwater Ripples. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4-star Kottayam hotel.

  • 64 guestrooms or units
  • 1076 sq ft of conference space
  • 100 sq m of conference space
  • Manager's reception (free)
  • Deli
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference center
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Smoking in designated areas
  • Lockers available
  • Dining venue

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Backwater Ripples offers 64 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and blackout drapes/curtains. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. This Kottayam hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include showers. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • 2 bathrooms
  • Sitting area
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

The hotel hosts a free manager's reception daily.

Backwater Ripples has a restaurant on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool, a sauna, and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Playground on site

Spa Services

  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at noon

Special check-in instructions:

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for INR 2000.0 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Backwater Ripples

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; guests can access their rooms with a mobile device; masks are required in public areas. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

  • Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Reservation is not required for facilities onsite
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • No elevators
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service
  • Debit cards
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

The charges below are included in your overall room price:

  • New Year's Eve gala dinner fee
  • Christmas Day gala dinner fee
  • Christmas Eve gala dinner fee

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: INR 600 for adults and INR 600 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: INR 2000 per person (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: INR 1900 (one-way), (up to 5 years old)
  • Rollaway bed fee: INR 2000.0 per night
  • Firewood fee: INR 4000 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Backwater Ripples Hotel
  • Backwater Ripples Kottayam
  • Backwater Ripples Hotel Kottayam

You should know

  • For stays on 25 December, the total price shown includes a charge for a mandatory Christmas Day gala dinner.
  • For stays on 24 December, the total price shown includes a charge for a mandatory Christmas Eve gala dinner.
  • For stays on 31 December, the total price shown includes a charge for a mandatory New Year's Eve gala dinner.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.
  • Free in-room WiFi has a 3-device limit.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.