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Bob Marley Cafe and Beach House

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182 Fisherman's Colony, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
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Bob Marley Cafe and Beach House
Ranked #9 of 22 Mahabalipuram B&B and Inns
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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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Pondicherry, India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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New Delhi, India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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
1 review
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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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Got to know about this place through my friend and it's like my second home.Robert was the manager here.Felt really relaxed right after I checked in.Robert is really friendly and the food is delicious.Totally RECOMMENDED!!!!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Great location for having a beer but many problems for sleeping, the main one being bedbugs! The mattresses are full of them! The owner will deny it or make up some excuse because he really isn't capable of managing the place, primarily due to his entertainment habit. As a result It is in bad shape and the promised renovations never... More

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

I have given my store room for your budget of 150 INR ( Which is about $2 ) , you insisted to stay there for the purpose using Wi Fi all the time. More

Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

We went to Bob's every day that we were in Mamallapuram and enjoyed very friendly service and great food and drink with stunning views and a great atmosphere. The staff let us play our own music through their speakers and the amazing chilled out vibe and reasonably priced beer was what tempted us back each day. Added to this, I... More

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2 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013 via mobile

Awsmmmmmmmmm....... The people who run the place are very friendly. 👍We have a great experience every time we go. Reasonably priced for the amazing sea views, delicious sea food, great music all day and good conversation. Will keep coming back. 😄😃😀

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Pondicherry, India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

Overpriced for a place which once ...long ago...was good...but now just a dump The manager - Robert seems to be troubled ; kept asking about the payment (which we already made) again and again ...bad service, and rooms with dirty bedsheets........there goes one weekend to waste... Lots of other locations around that are way better and not as randomly priced... More

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

Hi Silvermiles , You have not met me in your life , I am Robert , owner for the property , not the Manager , you have been commmunication with my manager Mr. Prakash since I was away during your stay with us , your are been corrected by the tripadvisor thrice for posting for violating their guidelines , I... More

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Additional Information about Bob Marley Cafe and Beach House

Address: 182 Fisherman's Colony, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
Location: India > Tamil Nadu > Mahabalipuram
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Bob Marley Cafe And Guesthouse Hotel Mamallapuram

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