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Soma Kerala Palace

3.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   North Kumarakom, Chempu 686615, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014
9495540000 Kochi (Cochin), India
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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Kochi (Cochin), India
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Stayed there for a day with family. we took 2 rooms. the stay was good eventhough there was huge sound on the wooden ceiling at night, may be big rats or some other crawling, running bird or rats, we could not sleep. the a/c was not working. the compressor was not working. the ans are stylish, but no wind. Overall... More

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SubhashCBose, Corp.General Manager at Soma Kerala Palace, responded to this review

Dear Sir, We take this opportunity to express our sincere thanks to you for your stay at Soma Kerala Palace Lake Resort. Your feedback is very valuable to us. We have noted your concerns and also we have learned your feedback form had submitted at the resort upon C/out. We are happy to note that your ratings about our services... More

Jaipur, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

My friend and I booked here because there was a special price offer, nice looking photos and quite good reviews. How wrong we were! It should be fantastic but even at the special price offered its a rip off. The standard of the rooms reflect a much cheaper hotel. The lack of attention to basic things like lighting, chasing down... More

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SubhashCBose, Corp.General Manager at Soma Kerala Palace, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We take this opportunity to express our sincere thanks to you for your stay at Soma Kerala Palace and the time taken to write your review in tripadvisor. Your feedback is very valuable for every improvement of the resort. You had arrived late and left early from the resort. Pool is opening 7.30 am only after a thorough... More

Kochi
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Been here with friends and family, on a weekend outing. And we never regret the choice, as we were warmly welcomed and treated. The whole location itself is the main attraction of the resort. You have got an island on your own to play around. Rooms are good to look at, with the traditional way of construction with wood, and... More

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Kerala
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

We went there for a one day picnic from office and had a blast there, its almost like an island and you can play various games on the lawn, swim in the pool or just sit in the look out post and sip a glass of whisky. They also have ayurveda there. One thing that was not upto the mark... More

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Shawnee Mission, Kansas
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

My American friends and I stayed over a day and a night and it was just relaxing. We flew to Kochi from Bengaluru, and were driven straight to the Jetty (boarding place for boat). A boat took us to the property situated on an Island away from all the hustle and bustle. A welcome rose bouquet at the airport and... More

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jaipur
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Visit here is like dream come true...located on beautiful island ..water all around n palm trees with variety of birds on d resort...rooms bit dark but due to wooden old architecture.can dine under d blue sky enjoying the nature at its very best.dinner n breakfast tastes good...small pool there for swimming.. can do some activities like yoga classes n massage.... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Fantastic experience at Soma: Had a complete detox of metro life there. Good scenic, nature at its best. No pollution, no disturbances nothing. The service is also quite fab!! Interms of food, hospitality of staffs. The resort also gives a historic life feeling. Highly recommended.

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New Delhi, India
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

I already read the reviews about this hotel, mostly good, and was therefore very excited to visit the place. It takes around 15 min of a boat ride(which the hotel sends), and that ride in itself is refreshing. Completely secluded from the rush of life, this place is completely calm with very courteous hotel staff. Room service is very prompt.... More

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New Delhi, India
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89 reviews 89 reviews
35 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Great hotel with beautiful lawns, great food and truly awesome views. Bit far from the mainland and a hotel boat takes you to the hotel. Boat ride itself is great and very comfortable. Hotel staff makes you feel very comfortable. The only downside was that the swimming pool was not well maintained. It was dirty and people were swimming with... More

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Bangalore, India
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

We visited Soma Palace, Chempu during peak season of Christmas vacation. We were thrilled about it being located on an island. Since the room tarrif is at par with any 4 or 5 star hotel. We expected to have a great stay. The rooms charges were over Rs. 10,000. It was the Palace room. The room air conditioner and ceiling... More

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Address: North Kumarakom, Chempu 686615, India
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Location: India > Kerala > Chempu
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Soma Kerala Palace 3.5*
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
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What makes Soma Kerala Palace different from other holiday resorts is its ancient architecture which is recreated using master pieces, about 250 years old, disbanded from their actual site. Classical art forms such as Koodiyattom, Thulall and Padayani, performed by veterans of the art, form a part of the Kalaa Sandhya (Cultural Evening) which was once a means of entertainment for the royalty. ... more   less 
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