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Near Press Club | Thirunakkara, Kottayam 686001, India
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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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68 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When I booked a room here over phone based on a search in hotels.com, I thought I got myself a good deal. Drive slowly along this one-way road or you will miss the sharp, narrow entrance and then have to take a full circle of 0.5 km to come back again!! We were told that there is ample covered parking,... More 

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Cochin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

The biggest pro of the hotel is its location,right in the heart of Kottayam, The rooms are big but poorly maintained. The ambience of the place is not good either. Facility wise the hotel is getting a zero but it goes easy on the pocket. *Stay if you have no other option*

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Chennai (Madras), India
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193 reviews
59 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Location of the hotel is the only advantage. The rooms though big are lousy with bad odour due to the poor maintenance. Not even Good for having a drink party. The lighting and ambience are not good in general.

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Thank Mohan2013
County Antrim, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Good location as it is in the middle of town. Parking space at the bottom of hotel. Rooms smells terrible, no hot water (staff brings hot water in bucket on morning, gave a coil and bucket to heat water for next morning . No lift, vacated next am as we had enough, charged for 2 nights though. Not even a... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

I think it is the best hotel in its category. The space of the room, the bathroom fixtures and cleanliness is good. This is a business hotel and is still coming up to pace with the other hotels. There are no real facilities. If you Compare the price and the requirement to stay for a night it's perfect. Where else... More 

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Kottayam, India
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38 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Stayed here as I couldnt get room at the usual hotel. This hotel was primarily built to get the license for the BAR it seems. BUT,the rooms are neatly maintained. The staff is only a handful, but helpful. No complimentary breakfast or water.Situated in the heart of the city. If the quality and amenities are increased a bit, this hotel... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The hotel is good but their are many drowback of the hotel. 1-don't have lift. 2-not having wifi. 3-very bad room service and not have sufficient staff at night. 4-toilet are neat and clean. 5-not providing water in room we have to go down and we have to fill it by ourself. Bye the way other is good . If... More 

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New Delhi, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

No restaurant, poor bedding, pathetic complementary breakfast purchased from streets, only one towel to share among 2 guests....only 1 charging point & exhaust not working.Charged 2K for the night for crap hotel.

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Ernakulam, India
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27 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

The hotel is in need of dedicated staff that actually want to serve. The rooms are good and a potential winner when compared to others in town; but what does bad is that there is not concern for the guest. What sort of hotel doesn't provide a shampoo in the bathroom and a bottle of water in the room!!!! The... More 

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Chennai, India
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39 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Going by the the earlier reviews on Trip Advisor, this is one time I was disappointed. To begin this hotel is hardly known by the current name. It is more known by its old name 'Vembanad Hotel". We reached the hotel at around 8 am and there was hardly a soul at the reception, not even lit up, enough to... More 

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