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Ideal Beach Resort

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East Coast Road, Devaneri Village, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went to the resort on a gift pass. The experience was overwhelming with respect to the personnel service, beach, activity, rooms and pool. They have got the bigger outdoor chess game (each piece almost 2 to 3 feet high).. quite engaging for adults as well as kids, cycling is available for a short trip of the property..the staff were... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Recently we visited Mammallapuram. Its really nice place to visit but not in summer. Very hot air and very difficult to go around during the day time. The shore temple is a great place, preferrably during sunset. Coming to Ideal Resort, really a good experience, very neat and large rooms. nice view and nice breeze. we took two rooms. only... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the finest hotels in mahabalipuram,boasts great hospitality and a great ambience for the guests.the next best thing is the private beach well maintained.overall the stay in. The resort was worth much more than xpected

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

Excellent property. Neatly maintained and the steady breeze did not make us feel we were in the middle of summer. The service and breakfast was good. One of the best and cost worthy resorts in Chennai. Only request to the management is to keep atleast a small separate dining for vegetarians.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Though I live in Chennai, I came to know about it from a German friend of mine. The best part is the beach, which is clean and maintained with many hammocks to enjoy the beach. Since most of the beaches in and around Chennai are rough and swimming is dangerous, it was a pleasure to see people deep inside the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is very nice place in 50 km from Chennai. Rooms are very comfortable and large (with very big bathrooms). Staff is well-trained and kind. Ocean view is wonderful (especially at dawn). Territory is not so big but contains two restaurants, pool, shops. Sand beach is clean.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very nice resort on the beach at Mahabalipuram. I did a last minute reservation through make my trip and missed a package that the resort was offering. The entrance to the resort is a bit dicey, but we found with not that much of a difficulty. Checkin was a breeze, Mr Karthik made it very pleasant, resort... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in this resort for 2 nights. It is very safe to stay in this resort. Rooms are well maintained and the service is excellent. Restaurant: - Break fast is complementary and is good. We get lot of options to choose. - Service is excellent. Tenzin has provided an excellent service in restaurant. He is very kind, and understands... More 

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

Lovely, relaxing family resort, well-run, maintained and pleasant in every way. Super beach for sea-bathing, and a great pool, with one for kids too. Evening entertainments. Good gym. Excellent buffets. Lovely staff. Top marks!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent one night at Ideal in April 2015. The staff were amazing right from the check in process. The owners son greeted us and treated us like royalty! The grounds of the resort are breathtaking and very well kept. The rooms are spacious and clean. The beds are very comfortable. The air conditioning in my room didn't work very... More 

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