$40 per night
$40 per night
GK's Riverview Homestay, Kottayam, India

GK's Riverview Homestay

Kottayam, India - Thekkekaryil(kottapparampil), Pulikkuttyssery.p.o,kumarakom

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  • Best dining possibilities
  • Extremely safe environment
  • Exceptional service
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Great Homestay Experience ... I stayed at G.K Riverview Homestay after finding it and booking online. I had been living in Sri Lanka for 5 weeks before this as I was working as a volunteer. I was a little nervous about going on alone to India as I really didn't know what to expect. On ...

Description - Guesthouse

Our Homestay is situated on the bank of river Meenachil(back water)which is described in the bucker prize winner book "God of small Things". All the guest rooms are in a seperate building adjacent to my house where we live.

All rooms are free from mosquitos and attached with bath and toilets(European standard). Every room has it`s own entrance with varandah and garden in front with hamocks and swings.

We provide veg and non veg home made food and special food for vegans , home stay is sourrouned with water, rice fieds, coconut groves and the garden of medicinal plants, spices and different varieties of trees.

We provide the activities such as canoeing, boating, house boat stay, Bird watching, sightseeing, plantation, spicegarden, snake boat and farm visit, village tour , body massage etc. according to the intrest of our guests.

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The space
  • Property type: Guesthouse
  • Guest rooms/units: 4
  • Year built: 1992
  • Renovated: 2003
  • Public classification: 3
Guesthouse accommodations

Lowest price available: $40

Double Single Standard Triple Vacation rental
  • Check-in: noon
  • Check-out: noon

Guesthouse amenities

propery is situated on the bank of back water, It is just 4 kms away from the lake and bird sanctuary, it is in the middle of 4 acre of land with natural garden with medicinal and spicy plants and trees. there are lots of turtles in the pond in front.

24-hr front desk Airport pickup BBQ area Bicycle rental Boat rental Breakfast included Car rental Childcare or babysitting Children permitted Currency exchange Express checkout Free local phonecalls Gardens Laundry/valet service Linen included Luggage carriers Meal plans Medical assistance on call Meeting facilities Multi-lingual staff Newspapers/magazines Open 24 Hours Parking (free) Pets allowed Religious group assistance Religious services on site Room service Safe deposit box Smoking permitted Sports/activities Taxi service Tour/sightseeing assistance Voltage converters

Room amenities

All rooms are 180 sq. feet and attached with bath and toilets. Every room has it`s own entrance and varandah with planter`s chair(easy chair) and teapoy and mats for sun bath and calling bell. The garden in front is with hamocks and swings.

All rooms are furnished with a double coat with mattress, armed chair, teapoy, writing desk, Long mirror, cup board with cloth hanger, chair, luggage rack, fan, electrick socket and enough lighting arrangements, dustbin , flower pot for fresh flower.

The bath rooms are with european closet, shower, and running water, but not hot water*, we will provide some arrangements to make water hot at the room itself. bucket, mug, soap dish, towel and cloth hanger, toilet roll holder(napin), dustbin, wiper, wc brush, mirror, wash basin, exaust fan and lights. electric socket and floored with ceramic tiles.

Cable TV, phone, internet and library are common for all in our dining room faced to the back water .

We have two rooms with Air conditioners in it. and have power back up too.

A/C climate control Backpacker facilities Balconies Ensuite Internet access Iron/ironing board Lockers Maid service daily Non-smoking rooms Private bathroom Safe box in room Smoking rooms Telephone Television (cable/satellite) Television not available Toiletries complimentary Voltage converters Wake-up calls


It is situated in Kottayam district and in Aymanam Village and the name of the local area is Valliadu( via) near Kumarakom Pulikkuttyssery, Puthenthodu.

Points of interest
  • Vembanad lake Kumarakom 4 kms
  • Wildlife sanctuary 120 kms.
  • Jews sinagoge 90 kms
  • Bird sanctuary Kumarakom 4 kms
  • Rubber plantations 1 km
  • Duch palace 90 kms
  • Snake boat 1 km
  • Waterfalls 100 kms
  • Horse palace 160 kms
  • Church 1 km.
  • Elephant training centre 100 kms.
  • Chineese nets 20 kms
  • Temple 10 kms.
  • Art museum 160 kms.
  • Beach 40 kms

Food and drink
Eating in house
Our Own Restaurant
Multi cousine,veg,non veg and for vegans too.
Eating out
Non veg in Kottayam
Non veg in kottayam
Non veg in Kottayam
Non veg in kotaya
Veg in kottayam

Price details

$40 per night

US$ 50-70

An additional deposit may be requested prior to arrival. If so, you will be contacted directly after you confirm your booking.

Credit cards: Not accepted on location

Available discounts


Booking and cancellation policy

Unless otherwise specified, booking payments are non-refundable.

8% of the total amount to be paid to Instant world booking for the confirmation of the booking and the 50 % of the rest to be paid in advance, .No refund will be entertained due to the cancellation or non shows .if there is any cancellation please let us know in advance for to take another booking..

Location - Guesthouse

Thekkekaryil(kottapparampil), Pulikkuttyssery.p.o,kumarakom
Kerala (State of Kerala)
India  686015

How to get there

1)From Kottayam 12 kms ... to the house of Georgekutty, Kottapparampil
(via)Pulikkuttyssery, puthenthodu , Valliadu S. N. D. P and cross the bridge in right and proceed to left and ask for the above mentioned address.
2)If you inform us about your arrival we will receive you from the Air port, bus or railway stations or from Kottayam even if you come by taxi.

UP TO KOTAYAM THERE ARE TRAINS AND BUSES ARE AVAILABE FROM EVERY WHERE. From Kottayam you can come by taxi or Auto rikshaw to my home and also can come by bus but yo have to walk about 10 minutes to reach my home .(Kottayam-Kallumkathrapally bus from the Nagampadam bus stand and has to get down in front of St. George`s LP school Aikkarachira and ask some one to show the way to my home.)

Nearest airport: Kochin,100 kms.