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Ideal Beach Resort

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   East Coast Road, Devaneri Village, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good exeprience in terms of booking a resort online by just going through reviews. Let me begin: - Most important **Very courtious staff**. Staff here works round the clock and helps its visitor in every way. I will definitely visit again because of this very reason. - A warm reception with garland + juice - makes you feel special. Receiption... More

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One of the best resorts for both Business & Holiday. We were here for a conference and this place was very ideal because it has good and spacious rooms, a clean and serene beach, and one of the best food spreads be it breakfast, lunch or dinner. The front office staff are courteous and helpful. You need to book in... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is the second time I stayed with my family at Ideal Beach Resort. Excellent value for money. Rooms are spacious and very comfortable, has an excellent swimming pool, breakfast at the restaurant has a wide variety of choices and excellent taste. The property is vast and serene lawns and a beach café restaurant which serves food as we relax/enjoy... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A group of us (15 to be precise) stayed at the Ideal resort from the 5th to 11th August 2014. Ideal resort was very prompt in responding to my request. Having not stayed at the resort before, I went through customer reviews, the resort location and its facilities etc and decided to book for the entire stay. I dealt with... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here last weekend. Good service and nice bungalow. But for 8,900 (including tax) for a 'deluxe sea facing room,' i was expecting much more. checkin-out was good and easy/fast. they ran after us after we checked out--- to say more was due, which was really annoying and a mistake on their part.....but i went back to clarify, which... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there as a group of 15 from our Alma Mata. Spent 6 days. It was just superb. The staff were very friendly, warm, extremely helpful to say the least. The food was delicious and cooked to suit our tongues and desires. The place was very clean and well maintained. Overall it was an awesome experience. If at all... More

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I found the staff and management of this resort to be very customer friendly, amazing levels of service. Also, the tariff, food, spa... Everything is very value for money The variety in food and taste is ok, but quality and freshness was not an issue.. The breakfast buffet was however wonderful

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Bose D, Owner at Ideal Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Greetings from Ideal Beach Resort!! We thank you for choosing Ideal Beach Resort as your holiday getaway! We would like to extend our appreciation for sharing your “Ideal” holiday experience with our team. We are thrilled that you were please with service delivered by our staff and we will continue to stay motivated to further deliver greater heights... More

Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful Beach Resort, This is one of the Private Beach Resort located towards Mahab. Excellent view and best resort in ECR Beach road. This is the forth time i am visiting this resort and the facilities are improved everytime i visit. * Excellent Location * Clean * Friendly Staffs * Value for Money * Perfect Beach View * Not a... More

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Bose D, Owner at Ideal Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Greetings from Ideal Beach Resort!! We thank you for choosing Ideal Beach Resort as your holiday destination!! We thank you for sharing the feedback of your stay with us. It brings us great joy in obtaining comments from guests who have experienced the “Ideal” hospitality more than once. We here at Ideal Group of Resorts strive enhance our... More

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75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This was our first stop in Southern India and we were impressed by the friendliness or all the staff, nothing was a problem, they helped us out on what to eat at breakfast, which was beautiful food, very clean and service fast and efficient. We had a deluxe room that was reasonably big with a porch with table and two... More

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Bose D, Owner at Ideal Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Chris, Greetings from Ideal Beach Resort!! We thank you for choosing Ideal Beach Resort as your holiday destination! We are honoured to be your first destination throughout your south Indian route. We thank you for all the positive remarks regarding our staff as well as the service provided. As for the room, we are glad that you appreciated... More

Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We were friends with families for a weekend at ideal beach resorts. We were assigned nearby rooms and they were very close to the beach which was really cool ! We were all welcomed with garland and welcome drink and the check in was really smooth. We enjoyed the evening with wonderful time at the beach and then a tasty... More

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Dear sir, Greetings from Ideal Beach Resort!! We thank you for choosing Ideal Beach Resort as your holiday getaway!! We would like to express our appreciation for sharing your “Ideal” holiday experience with us. In addition to that, we are truly glad that you liked the traditional south Indian welcome also known as the “Ideal” welcome provided by our staff.... More

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Address: East Coast Road, Devaneri Village, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
Location: India > Tamil Nadu > Mahabalipuram
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Ideal Beach Resort 3*
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Ideal Beach Hotel Mahabalipuram
Ideal Beach Mamallapuram

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