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KTDC Golden Peak

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Ponmudi 695551, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hill station lodging, the only around, is a basic government style accommodation atop the Ponmudi mountains, a few hours drive from Trivandrum and the popular small beach/cliff town of Varkala. To focus on the positive first, the setting, high atop these "hills" (green mountains) in the cloud layer of mist, fog and rain, was stunning. It was peaceful, quiet,... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We were 7 friends and we stayed in 3 double bed rooms. They place of the resort is excellent and it was windy and a very mild drizzle when we stayed there. Mobile signal is not there for Airtel or Vodaphone at all places. Great to be on a holiday disconnected from the rest of world. If your going there... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

comfortable stay. service was very nice. We liked the room provided. The location is excellent and the amenities are quite good. Liked the co-operation of service boys. The garden is quite good. proper guidance was provided as and when requested.

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

I had enjoyed the premium cottages e and f with my children . Location is beautiful . Restaurant staff and check in staff were courteous . I feel June to February will be heavenly time . April day time hot and night time is excellent weather . It's worth staying there .

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Hebden, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

This hotel is pretty nice. It has beautiful surroundings and is a pleasant place to get away from it all. Staff are friendly and courteous and rooms are clean. We originally had a room without a front view but the hotel changed our room to a prime view when a room became available without us having to ask. Food is... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Oh dear, how can a hotel in such a superb location, feel so unloved, bleak and in need of a serious makeover? Initial contact at reception was unwelcoming, demanding money before we even saw the room. Took second room offered (first smelt). Clean, spacious room, no hot water. Why do they provide one towel, half a toilet roll and one... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

The road to KTDC Golden Peak means magnificent views itself. The cottages are spacious and well kept, staff/management friendly. Food is average, and very spicy (even the omelette has green chillies in it). Make sure you plan your visit to the peak between 8am-5:30pm, these are the opening hours and we've seen cars being sent away after 5.30 pm (the... More

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

22 hairpin bends to get there ! Views magnificent if you get there in day light, but avoid over-nighting as the accommodation is poor, the food worse and theres no beer or wine..This place cries out for a professional outfit to take it over from KTDC and run it properly

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

The resort is around 5 kms from topmost point of Ponmudi Peak and climate is really awesome in the evenings from November - February. Very neat rooms and approachable staff and 24/7 security. best option for honeymooners as privacy and safety guaranteed. Dinner has to be order before 7 pm as per the menu provided in the room. All rooms... More

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Golden Peak is a very excellent place for a weekend spend.The place is well maintained ,clean and hygienic.The mountain view from the location is excellent.The rooms and well maintained and clean.Have to mention the ambiance and security they provide is excellent. The restaurant is OK but need to go down all the way from the hill with lot of steps... More

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Address: Ponmudi 695551, India
Location: India > Kerala > Ponmudi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — KTDC Golden Peak 3*
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Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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A hill resort close to the sea, Ponmudi is idyllic with narrow, winding pathways and cool, green, wooded environs. Located at about 915 ft above the sea level, Ponmudi is home to many beautiful mountain flowers, exotic butterflies, springs and rivulets. The region is also occupied by spice and tea plantations and is dotted with waterfalls and view points. This hill destination is ideal for long walks and treks. ... more   less 
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