The Kodianthara Heritage building approved by the Government of Kerala, department of tourism is located in the heart of Kumarakom on the banks of one of the backwater canals that crisscross the ancestral village since ages. The magnificent traditional architecture gives the hotel a legendary appearance and makes you fall in love. The heritage building is covering over 2 acres of lush green land surrounded with beautiful fish ponds, narrow meandering canals, Ayurvedic and vegetable gardens, rubber tree plantation and coconut grooves. The spraying green trees around the building delivers fresh air every time and helps in keeping the guests rejuvenated and fresh all the time. The rooms in the building are well equipped with all the basic and modern amenities followed by a multi-cuisine restaurant that will serve your taste buds with different varieties of traditional south-Indian food and other exotic seafood dishes. The peaceful and soothing ambience will surely steal your heart away.
The hotel comprises of 6 A/C and non A/C rooms having basic and modern amenities for the comfortable stay of the guests. All the rooms are quite spacious and beautifully carved out in a traditional South–Indian architectural style, giving it an antique look to view and admire. The rates of the room have been decided as per the budget of the guests. All the rooms have a traditional Syrian catholic touch to them. The hotel consists of an open courtyard where you can enjoy the fresh air and rejuvenate your soul.
The BY AIR: The hotel can be reached from Cochin airport which is at a distance of 90 km from Kumarakom. This distance is achievable within 2 hours by road from there.
BY TRAIN: The nearest railway station ids that of Kottyam which is at a distance of 14 km from Kumarakom.
BY WATER: The most unique way of reaching Kumarakom is to utilize the water back network cruise. From Alleppey it takes about 40 minutes to cross the Vembanad Lake and reaches Kumarakom.
There are many fish ponds around the hotel, which are a must see for the tourists as they can bring their catch and enjoy eating them as their supper.