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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
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent Beach Resort and Its indeed an Ideal Beach Resort, They have a private beach and its clean and neatly maintained and also the staffs are very friendly and humble. The beach is very near from your resort and i must say its a disabled friendly place too. Excellent Swimming pool and more importantly its very clean. Rooms are great... More 

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Coimbatore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was really a calm and peaceful stay.Being far away from the city is a a major advantage of this place.Felt really relieved being cut of from the the hustle bustle of the city life.The beach is well maintained and really loved the walk and resting at the beach side.The deluxe rooms that we took were overlooking the garden but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have stayed at the Idea Beach Resort annually for the past 6 years and always look forward to returning. The beautiful generous garden setting established by Mr Dharmalingam and cared for by the two generations that follow him are the perfect escape from any city. Frangipani and coconut trees surround a pool and lead to a beach, take your... More 

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India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After my last trip to this resort in May 2015, decided to try out this place again at short notice in August - primarily because virtually no hotel was available at a notice of one day! Found that my review in May is very much current, and virtually no changes needed. So have copied it below, with minor edits: When... More 

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Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have gone to many resorts in Sri Lanka but have never been to a place like this. This place has a very pleasant. When we come to hotel and finish the formalities they take us around the hotel and show the places in the hotel. The rooms are very good, we had a very good sleep. the service done... More 

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Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On our way back from Pondicherry, we decided to stop over for lunch at this fantastic hotel. Mr Bose, the owner personally supervising the arrangements. The food was so tasty and the 'rasam' was possibly the best I have ever had. The service was exemplary. Sure will be back to spend a few days in the well kept cottages and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The best place to be with your loved one .. perfectly romantic .. sea view .. Sun bath on the beach.. swimming pool.. bathrooms extra large and comfortable with jacuzzi .. Most delicious fish ever had .. yummy food.. yummy sea food ..juices ...drinks and some wine.. candle light dinner near the sea.. I was there for 2 days and... More 

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

I have stayed at almost all the resorts on ECR but this one is a pleasant surprise. Its complete value for money. The staff is very warm and both the check in and check out is very smooth. They have a great beach with shallow water and its an amazing place for adults as well as kids. The swimming pool... More 

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

Spent one night at the resort with my family. Pro's Reception was welcoming and the rooms were clean. Private beach is well maintained and good to spend an afternoon. Next day complimentary breakfast had good variety. Resort is just 3-4 km from the ancient temples of Mahabalipuram Con's Food is overly priced. Conclusion - Recommended

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

I visited Mahabalipuram in month of September 2014. During my visit, I stayed in Ideal Beach Resort. My findings are: Pros: 1. Neat and Clean Resort with nice view 2. Excellent private Beach, no need to go visit any other beach within city 3. Very approachable to Heritage site 4. Good Food Quality 5. Based on number of guests, resort... More 

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