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Bolgatty Palace

Mulavukad | Mulavukadu, Kochi (Cochin) 682504, India
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    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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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Bolgatty palace is an old palace which was handed over to the dutch. It is situated on the banks of vembanad lake. Stayed there with family for 3 days in the Marina suite.The palace suites were having some problems with air conditioning when we visited. The rooms were very spacious and the view was just beautiful. There is a private... More 

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Angamaly, India
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bolgatty Palace is a small island at Ernakulam. Erlier we were able to go there only by boat. But now you can go by road as well as boat. Good place for out door activities and sleep in the shades. Have lunch at the Restaurant. They have good kerala dishes and chinese. The rooms are also good with a very... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel is having a Dutch Palace. It has quiet a large area and situated beside a lake. Food is Great, Has swiming Pool. Rooms are quiet Ok. As such Kochi is humid so not much to see except half day site seeing. so good for one night stay before you leave for Munnar.

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Kolkata
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46 reviews 46 reviews
14 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location itself is a winner and I am sure the Dutch house adds to the beauty of the place. Rooms are nice and staff are good..hardly felt that the place is run by the Govt. Location at times gives a feeling of being in Singapore. A 2 day stay is good.

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Mumbai
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I made the mistake of booking in advance and paying for my 3 day trip to Kochi. Big Mistake. I realised this the minute I landed at the hotel. When I wanted to take the ferry close to the hotel, I was informed that the ferry service was under repairs. When I asked for them to call me an auto... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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55 reviews 55 reviews
31 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

It is a Government run hotel. So all the lethargy of Government staff are visible in the service and premises maintainance. Rooms and restaurant are good and maintained well. Swimming pool, garden and walkways are name sake and a wash out. Swimming pool is not cared and water is not regularly oxygenated or filtered. We could see Crows taking bath... More 

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Indore
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Its an Heritage hotel in city of Cochi. The hotels is ideally located on the island and assessable by a Boat or through a very narrow winding road which can take only a tata nano or something similar if that exists. Ideal choice is to take the ferry to reach to the hotel. Once you are in you are in... More 

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Noida, India
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

This was a palace which is now a KTDC resort. Its location is awesome, surrounded by water from 3 sides. they have restaurant, bar and Ayurveda centre inside where you can take message. property is very nice but I think state government people are treating it as their personal property. It could have been maintained well. It is about 33... More 

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59 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

'Palace' is a bit of a misnomer, but the Bolgatty Palace, is a place of calm and beauty between Kochi and Ernakulam. There is a frequent ferry service between the the island (the jetty is a three minute walk from the hotel) and the latter. Getting to Kochi is more difficult - you'd either use the same ferry, turn right... More 

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New Delhi, India
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20 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

It's a historic property with excellent location. However it suffers from poor maintenance and service, characteristic of public sector. The place is infested with mosquitoes due to surrounding areas which lacks cleanliness. It is impossible to sit outside. Would not recommend for staying. Breakfast was cold, and staff unresponsive.

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