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Bob Marley Cafe and Beach House

182 Fisherman's Colony, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
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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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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

About the owner: Robert is one of the best people you will come across, He made us feel safe and welcome, he told us about where to go and what to see.He made everything very easy for us and he is probably the best Guys in Mahabalipuram as no matter how busy he is he takes out time and guides... More 

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Bangalore, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked Bob Marley online through the website - http://www.bobmarleycafebeachhouse.com/. We had booked rooms for 7 of us - 3 rooms. The online website allowed this to happen. Any one can try this! and it works perfectly. We booked 3 rooms for a total cost of 2500 - 2600 INR. We checked in at the hotel on the night of... More 

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

You 8 Guys with one Girl booked for 3 rooms INR for 2200 , It was a mistake by the website to give three rooms for ONE Female , includes with 8 Male , No one will give rooms in Mahabs for one girl with 8 guys , I told you i can return the full amount you paid online... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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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
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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 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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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 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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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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