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Bolgatty Palace & Island Resort

3.0 of 5
Mulavukadu, Kochi (Cochin) 682504, India
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
22 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

So many things let this hotel down. The property is set in beautiful gardens on a nearby island which gives a great first impression. There is also a lovely swimming pool, good security and views out over the Arabian Sea. But, the rooms were very basic for the price and the service was atrocious. When I called and the reception... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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41 reviews 41 reviews
15 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As any other typical KTDC hotels, maintenance is almost nill. The property is fabulous with great scenery all around (ofcource since its an island in Arabian sea). I went with my friends to their Beer & Wine parlor, the Beer was properly chilled and the sides we orders were also good. Bartender was very courteous and helpful, occasionally joining us... More 

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Calcutta, India
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55 reviews 55 reviews
26 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i stayed here with my family of 4 people for one day. The ambiance, place all are fantastic. You can see the water, jetty from your room and the golf course behind. Food is also good. We all enjoyed the place very much.

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Kolkata
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41 reviews 41 reviews
7 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As we opted for KTDC package, Bolgatty Palace and Islaland Resort was the natural choice for us in Kochi. A long drive from Munnar was little bit tiresome but Kochi with its lavish beauty greeted us well but could not imagine what was waiting for us. This old palace built by Dutch traders is the oldest one outside Holland was... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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224 reviews 224 reviews
31 hotel reviews
208 helpful votes 208 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Last time we stayed in Kochi we had hoped to visit the Palace but ran out of time. This trip we did make it! We didn't stay here so I can't comment on the rooms etc. We caught an auto from Ernakulam and 50 rupees later we were at the entrance to the resort. We explained to the gate security... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Situated just outside city on mini island Been there with kids they really enjoyed the pool .food was great staff was very supportive good place to visit Stayed for only a day overall experience was good would like to visit again in future

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Stayed in this beautiful hotel for a couple of days in the first week of February along with my wife. The hotel is situated on a large manicured property overlooking a marina and a shimmering river. The rooms are pretty decent for the price and seems to be well maintained. Some rooms are facing the beautiful river and other are... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Bolgatty Island resort is a three storied usual building. Nothing great. You get marine view but it is only backwater. Take room in Bolgatty palace. Nice amazing ambience. But there is no water view. Palace has swimming pool, restaurant spa and places to relax. Island resort has recreation room with carrom, snooker and table tennis and nice gym. But all... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Wow this place is nothing like the positive reviews I read! It's a sad hotel that could be ok. Run down, strange staff I think they are employed by some government tourist scheme. The loo in our room ran all night, so they fixed it - didn't flush at all. Stay somewhere else.

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Singapore, Singapore
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We arrived past midnight and were taken to our rooms which were in the style of elevated bungalows. Were went up the stairs and when we opened the curtains it felt like we were floating on the lake. It was really nice in the morning. When we woke up we went for a woke to explore the grounds. We booked... More 

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