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Ideal Beach Resort

3.0 of 5 East Coast Road, Devaneri Village, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Brisbane, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 3 nights so that we could go to Mahabalipurum and beyond. The staff were very welcoming and tried hard. We had a suite , rather dark and could have been cleaner. This might be a beach resort but the beach was very windy and there was no possibility for swimming there. Breakfast was not great ,... More 

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Trenton, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed at ideal for 3 days. It was pretty solid for being rather out of the way in Mahabalipuram. The gym left a lot to be desired. However, the hotel pool was nice, as way the resort's strip of beach. The buffet meals were a little above average, but not exceptional. Finally, the rooms were nice although one night our... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We arrived on a Saturday lunchtime and would defintitely suggest avoiding weekends as the resort hosts large corporate events in their auditorium by the beach. They had the sound turned up to maximum all afternoon for what sounded like Indian equivalent of Butlins and impossible to escape (must have been bad for about half a mile up the beach) On... More 

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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our travel agent booked us into this 3* hotel and we were a bit concerned with what to expect. However as you drive through the gates and into the grounds, it is easy to tell it is better than 3*. The grounds are well kept and tidy. The reception area inviting and the staff excellent. We had a 'villa' which... More 

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

I stayed with my family during 5 - 7 th Dec 2014. Hotel has nice amenities. Pros: Room, amenities like private beach, pool, landscape etc, staff, stafety, cleanliness Cons: Food variety and quality During the stay for all days - day time large company group comes and crowd, choice, quality of lunch is not upto expectation - could be better... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are planning to visit Chennai/Mahabalipuram December is the time. The resort was very cozy and perfect to say the least. From the moment we checked in till we checked out, we always felt special. Each and every single person is very very well mannered and prompt. Everything happened without asking, or by the end of the first telephone... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ideal Beach Resort is a very nice and lovely place to have a rest and stay to visit Mahabalipuram. We were in the Pallava suite and we spent 2 wonderful nights. The staff is kind and Ms Kavya (restaurant GRE) welcomed us with kindness and was very professional.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent a night here, and would have stayed longer had we known what a great place right on the beach this was. The check in was smooth and quick. Very warm and welcoming. The standard of the accommodation was excellent and clean. Staff were most helpful without being imposing. The complimentary breakfast buffet was quite an elaborate spread with a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This hotel is situated close to the beach and has a large, deep, L-shaped swimming pool and a baby pool. There is a well-stocked shop with tourist stuff. The restaurant has a large menu, and service is very good, under the direction of Rajendra, the Restaurant Manager. There was live Indian music one evening while we ate, which was lovely.... More 

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

Dear Ms. Sylvia, Greetings from Ideal Beach Resort!! We thank you for choosing Ideal Beach Resort as your holiday destination!! We thank you for sharing your feedback regarding your stay at our Mahabalipuram property. We are beyond content that you appreciated the facilities available at our resort. Mr. Rajendran is indeed a treasured member of the “Ideal” family and he... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Amazing beach view.. Clean and scerene environment.. Hospitable staff. . Quick response.. Buffet was below expectations.. Limited variety.. Lacks the Wow factor.. Ala cart take longer delivery.. Quantities are sufficient.. Not really worth the money..

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Dear Nitin, Greetings from Ideal Beach Resort!! We thank you for choosing Ideal Beach Resort as your holiday destination! We would like to express our gratitude for the time spared to share your reviews regarding your holiday experience with us. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the view as well as the service delivered by our staff. We almost always... 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*
Number of rooms: 68
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Also Known As:
Ideal Beach Hotel Mahabalipuram
Ideal Beach Mamallapuram
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#1 Top resorts Hotel in Mahabalipuram
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Mahabalipuram

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