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Malabar Palace

Manuelsons Jn., G.H. Road, Kozhikode 673 001, India
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Ranked #13 of 34 Hotels in Kozhikode
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Pune, India
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67 reviews 67 reviews
33 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

. I had stayed here as a part of my business trip last month for a few days. I was a bit circumspect in the beginning as my stay here last year was not so pleasant. But surprisingly they have improved a lot now. Rooms have undergone refurbishment and are a lot better now. Breakfast menu was just okay. Food... More

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London, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Not the best place for family travellers, may be suitable for business travellers. Price was not cheap and not much flexible in terms of accommodating multiple members of family. Restaurant was poor and not the best service. Rooms had A/C water leaks at the entrance, though it was promptly cleaned when informed.

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New Delhi, India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Not exactly befitting the word "Palace". An average hotel to spend a night when you have no other choice. We had a confirmed booking for the Malabar Palace Suite through MakeMy Trip.com and MakeMy Trip as usual after confirming the reservation regretted the booking and since we had to spend a night, had to accept a lower category suite. Can't... More

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Cochin, Kerala, India
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Stayed ther in April 14 as part of a business trip. What to say the 'so called great' hotel disappointed me in all aspects, nothing to say good.... Why i am so disappointed is the amount i paid which is almost similar to a 4 star facility...but the facilities inside is terrible and pathetic. Rooms are almost 20+ years old... More

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MALABARPALACE, General Manager at Malabar Palace, responded to this review

Dear Sir First of all we would like to thank you for sparing your valuable time for reviewing our property. I am the General manager of malabar palace.I came to know about your complaint .I feel sorry about it we have taken the matter seriously.sorry for the inconvenente caused. More

Chennai (Madras), India
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42 reviews 42 reviews
26 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We stayed 2 nights at this hotel, where the staff do their best to preserve a crumbling edifice. Despite their charm and good work, the state of the infrastructure rears its ugly head. The lobby is massive but not air conditioned. Rooms need to be refurbished. Corridors have water leaks from the ceiling. Food was average at the breakfast buffet.... More

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New Delhi, India
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50 hotel reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Malabar Palace at Manuelsons for long was a landmark as the top rated hotel in the city – though recent challengers have emerged. This hotel therefore has an old feeling to it – in its aesthetics and feel. Despite its name, it is just a regular looking building, and there is little to remind you of a palace, internally or... More

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New Delhi, India
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41 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

A recent business trip took me to Kozhikode (erstwhile Calicut) for a day…the city is located good 25 Kms. away from the airport but the drive through green pastures dotted with innumerable coconut and areca nut trees and across several picturesque channels of backwaters was truly enchanting! Our local host had booked the accommodation at Malabar Palace hotel…the hotel located... More

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MALABARPALACE, Manager at Malabar Palace, responded to this review

Dear Sir First of all we would like to thank you for sparing your valuable time for reviewing our property. Such feed back will help us to over come our short falls.We have already started upgrading our rooms floor by floor and your views regarding carpet and colour theme is already taken care off. On the food production and service... More

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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

We arrived in Kozhikode around midnight and the hotel we wanted to stay was full. So we went to Malabar Palace (54 rooms). We thought it was not so expensive for a 4*, but we understand later than it was far from a real palace. Room and beds are ok +, but the extra bed its a camp bed. The... More

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MALABARPALACE, Manager at Malabar Palace, responded to this review

Dear Clara, Our sincere apologies for the inconvenience caused during your stay with us.We are looking into the shortcomings pointed out by you and taken various steps to overcome it. Unfortunately we had only standard room available for that night and all superior rooms like executive and executive with balcony which are far superior rooms were unavailable. For Breakfast we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014 via mobile

The room is good. ..has a good road view. Good service. Price not that apt for the rooms given. Easy accebale from the hotel. Parking space is less. Overall i would rate 3.5-4 / 5. Food are avaerage. Cleanliness is ok but not as good as fove star. Employees are friendly. Its is located in heat of kozhikode. Bathroom is... More

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Pune, India
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17 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

Malabar palace has the nice infrastructure with a good look from outside. Some rooms have private terraces. How ever the wall to wall carpet continuously give smell. Food is good. Rooms are however ill lit if anybody want to work. Chairs kept in the rooms are not user friendly and donot have proper hand rest resulting in ache after some... More

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Address: Manuelsons Jn., G.H. Road, Kozhikode 673 001, India
Location: India > Kerala > Kozhikode
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 52
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