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The Windsor Castle

Kottayam 656039, India
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The Windsor Castle
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Ranked #7 of 27 Hotels in Kottayam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

What used to be a good hotel earlier has now changed completely. Very old fashioned rooms and bathroom. Only thing what is favourable is the location. I would request the management to consider bringing some changes in the rooms.

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Kerala, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I took my friend and family for a treat here. It was good but expensive. Food for the cost is not value for money. Some days you get very good food and some days its average. When buffet dinner is served it is good. They need to improve on maintenance.

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

My hometown is Kottayam and stay around 27 Kms from the city. Most of the time for a decent lunch or dinner I prefer this place. People who are used to eating out in bigger cities will find this to their standard. I normally opt for the buffet which has a decent spread, however majority will be kerala cuisine. This... More 

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Ahmedabad, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We have stayed three nights at Windsor castle when were their for training . Hotels looks nice but when we stepped inside found rooms are not maintained and found it dirty. Dirty smell coming out from washroom and towels were stinky and very a old . Food was lower quality with uncooked meat , even South Indian dishes were not... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I had come to Kottayam for an official visit and hadn't booked my ticket till the last moment. My boss had recommended Windsor to me. Called them for a room that night, unfortunately there were no room available. I did not have time to cross check with other hotels nearby. Fortunately and the good thing was, they offered me a... More 

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Kottayam, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

this place is nice with a beautiful boat restaurant that goes through the backwaters in kottayam .The cottage is nice to live in.The food is also good.The nature and whole atmosphere is so nice and quite.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Bathrooms were dirty and outdated .windows dusty and needs lot of updating. Average hotel not a three star. Food was great and service was excellent. Expect average hotel Back of the hotel was beautiful and very serene bringing a homely atmosphere. Backwaters also bring natural beauty of Kerala. Hope they will update it soon

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

Dumpy place!!! The bathroom was scary and afraid of getting amoebic dysentery just by being in the bathroom. The restaurant downstairs is awful and food was bad.The bar looked like a dark and dank place where you could hide and never be found because no one would willingly go in there to find you! Run down in every regard. Avoid... More 

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Uttar Pradesh, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I was in this hotel during 10-14 Dec 2014 , During stay we were busy in our official work and at the end of my stay i felt a very bad experience.As i was to vacate the room in morning of 14.12.2014 so i requested to reception in night of 13.12.2014 to get ready my bill in morning so i... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We spent one night there in November whilst on tour. We had a lovely suite with huge comfy bed and nice bathroom but it seems some of the rest of the group were less fortunate.. This hotel overlooked the river and we got a beautiful sunset. Food was good and the staff were very friendly and attentive. One of the... More 

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