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Hotel Ramakrishna

3.0 of 5 8 Othavadai Street, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good clean rooms, speedy wi-fi, friendly staff, 3 min by walking to the nearest beach on the street full of shops and restaurants but without big traffic. You are given password for Internet access with a limit of 650Mb. Yet, it's no problem to take other password when the limit expires. Visit this city in 21.12-20.01 during Mamallapuram Indian dance... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I see some people are a bit disenchanted by this hotel.. I really wonder why.. did they think they are entering a palace of Indian splendour? The hotel, their website, the staff and everything about it is crying out that this is a "budget" hotel!.. and they are honest about it. Having said this, I had quite a comfortable stay... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The stay at Hotel Ramakrishna is much less pleasant than it could be because there are no windows in the rooms. Coupled with an over eager use of highly smelly air 'fresheners', the lack of air and strong fragrance makes the rooms a bit oppressive. That said, the rooms were fairly clean, and the restaurant on the rooftop is a... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had been here on 28th December for 1 day, had travelled in car from Bangalore. I had read the reviews and had selected this hotel based on tripadvisor comments, but was disappointed when i saw the size of rooms. I had paid 1400 rupees and the room was not worth, on a positive note room was clean and had... More 

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County Cork, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed two nights in this hotel. Location is great with a short walk to restaurants, the beach and the temple. Receptionist were not the most helpful but courteous nonetheless. Rooms were basic but clean and a hot water was available. WiFi in the rooms was a big plus.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The otherwise serene Mahabalipuram can be a frustrating experience if you choose a wrong place to stay! Please avoid this property for its terrible quality of rooms, horrible service and forgettable experience.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We stayed here for two days. It is pretty clean. Staffs are prompt and courteous. It is very near to the beach. Room is not very spacious but has a king size bed which should be good for two. They have a roof top restaurant and the room service of food is available which you will get in quick time.... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I spend a night at Hotel Ramakrishna with family before heading to another resort, this hotel is in the Mahabalipuram city and few minutes walk to the beach. The room is pretty small but had a king size bed and toilets were pretty clean.. I would recommend one can have food outside since the food was good but hygiene lapsed.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I was there with my Family from 27th Dec 2014 till 29th Dec 2014.I had taken Standard AC room which has wooden floor.The room was average but there was no regular Room service and cleaning.It is more like a house with no outside lounge.The stairs are bad to climb and one has to be careful.The wi fi is restricted with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The staircase looks quite bad, but the room itself on the third floor was clean and comfortable. Breakfast very ordinary, therefore next day had it in the German Bakery. Staff was friendly, location is also great. Free Wi Fi in the room

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Address: 8 Othavadai Street, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
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Location: India > Tamil Nadu > Mahabalipuram
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Ramakrishna 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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