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Soma Kerala Palace

North Kumarakom, Chempu 686615, India
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We arrived at this hotel via boat across the lake, to beautiful scenery and our first view of the hotel did not disappoint. Mr Joshua and his staff greeted us on our arrival. Our 1st impression of Soma Kerala Palace was of cleanliness, peaceful and a beautiful landscape with no disturbance from other people. During our stay we found the... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quite unlike anywhere I have ever been really. Journey starts by parking the car off the main road in a secure area. We then board a boat which took us to through the backwater lake and we arrive at the wonderfully secluded resort. The views are stunning and the making of this place. We had to get moved from original... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I was here for 2 days, it a serene place in an island with no disturbance or people from outside it seems you are alone in "god's own country", it is extremely beautiful peaceful and stunning. The hotel is real value for money with kind of place rooms and facilities they give. The rooms are big and beautiful. I was... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

This location is filled with youth, romance and solitude . Your stay on the island is greeted with the warmest welcome and it just gets better from there. Do not make a mistake of spending only a night or 2, minimum 3 nights - but if your itinerary can manage it, spend at least 5 nights. You will not be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

This hotel is located on a small island. It is stunning! Both the natural and architectural beauty of the place are amazing. There is a full service spa and meals served on the lawn or in the restaurant. We were in one of the fancy suites and the details and dark wood interior was charming and evoked colonial India at... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We stayed with friends and family in December. The location (it Is an island in the backwaters) is excellent. Authentic kerala food is served at the restaurant. Facilities include Swimming pool, place for indoor and outdoor games, ayurvedic massage etc Overnight (free & secured) parking is available near the Ernakulam-Ettumanoor road (near Murinjapuzha bridge)

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Ahmedabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The hotel location was excellent, located in between the lake and private boats are arranged for travellers transportation! So you get a free boat ride also! The buffet breakfast and dinner were of good quality however dinner is not included in room rate and a bit expensive also! The rooms were completely wooden and of ancient style! The rooms were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

the kerala palace was a unique experience,away from all the polluted hushy bushy city life we had a good boat trip to the island were in the kerala palace resort is been made.. it has given an ethnic touch of the kerala culture and the rooms were built from the old palace/houses designs and materials. the food was too tasty... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I stayed in Soma Kerala Palace on 6th of October 2014.. It is really a great place to stay with family.. Very peaceful, beautiful and isolated.. I stayed here with my family (My wife and 1.5 year old Daughter) for one day.. We enjoyed allot.. My daughter got a big garden to run around.. My wife had a typical Kerala... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We were at soma kerala palace for one night..excellent...some hiccough to find as our driver was coming first time to this place..we wait for five minutes for boat which took us to the hotel...good boat a 10 minutes journey in backwater is astonished ........to see location... we were happy to chosen the hotel...although it was not full..in dec.lunch is ok..... More 

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