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Bob Marley Cafe and Beach House

182 Fisherman's Colony, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
Bob Marley Cafe and Beach House
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I am from Bangalore and i stay at bob marley everytime i go to mahabs. This place is always connected to me for no reasons. fabulous view and awesome food. I feel at home every time, Robert and his employees make this happen. Robert- i think, i will always stay at this place for sure but i would request you... More 

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Layer de la Haye, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

What a fab little place. We came back to this place time and again - first of all for the view - it's right on the beach, with a great view of the sand and the surf along with the Shore Temple. The staff here are friendly, but unintrusive. They provide internet access that works and serve cold, cold beer... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I had the great pleasure to meet Swamy, the former owner of Bob Marley. He apparently had sold the place for personal reasons. The new owner is a nice enough guy (with no knowledge of propper dog handling though) and the rooms are still more than ok for the price. Still, it feels a little worn-down (it's really more a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Approach to the restaurant is weird but once you reach in its beautiful. Very peaceful and calm . Perfect place to spend a day alone or with someone . Just the food could be better . Otherwise its a good place to visit in mahabs

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London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

well what can i say, bob marleys guest house is the best place to stay by far.! located on the beach it is the perfect place to relax and unwind, the guest house has three areas which people can sit and chat with friends whilst enjoying nice food. i stayed at bob's for 3 nights when i was only meant... More 

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Pondicherry, India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The 'Newly renovated' claim brought me here again, but sadly I'm really disappointed by the behaviour of the manager and the staff. Positives : Looks colourful from outside now. |Period| Negatives : 1)Broken glass pieces (beer) and stench infront of the café - hence could not enjoy the beach as well, which this café claims as the main selling point... More 

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Robert-Sava, Owner at Bob Marley Cafe and Beach House, responded to this review

Not to worry Sheiba , Be calm bob is on ...... More 

New Delhi, India
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Well, going by the good reviews and ratings of this place, I made reservations without any second thoughts. I had planned to stay for two night, but decided to spend just one...that too because I had already made the reservations. It's all colorful from the outside, but the interiors are below average...concrete bed, uncomfortable mattress, torn and mismatched curtains and... More 

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Bob-Marley-Cafe, Owner at Bob Marley Cafe and Beach House, responded to this review

Unfortunately I was not there on that day to help you Mr. Shulay , Actually speaking there is no renovation work were happening during this year , you stayed with us long time ago ( i.e ) last year on 12.02.2013 , now all our renovations have completed and our BEACH CAFE & GUESTHOUSE IS OPEN FOR ALL . Now... More 

London, Ohio
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

I was planning to stay only 2 nights, we decided to stay 3 more. The view it's incredible. The place is right on the beach with shore temple to the right, the fishermen sorting their nets right in front. Staff is really friendly. Robert, the owner is very accommodating, laid back and professional. All the terraces have a little sound... More 

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Dubai
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

I came to Mahabalipuram as a transit stay for a day and a night. When I frat came I was greeted with the very friendly owner Robert. He put me up In a very decent room for the price given. The people there are very friendly and they made me feel like I was one of their group despite the... More 

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chiang rai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

a nice basic place, so don't expect luxury. the people are very friendly and helpfull. the small room upstairs (for solo) has an amazing seaview. the best in mahabs. only the music could a little less loud. ben

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