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Light House Road | Vizhinjam, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) 695521, India
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Hotel Rockholm
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old world charm still remains. From the first time in 1982 till date, time has stood still in this homely heaven. The place, most of the people, and the food... Incomparable. Be it a weekend getaway or a long weekend or an extended vacation. One has got to experience it to believe it. The only thing that keeps changing by... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Rockholm is not a luxury hotel, but the location and the ambience cannot be praised enough. I have been coming to Kovalam for 20 years and this is by far the place I would chose to stay again. It small enough to have a very personal charm while big enough to ensure you have the privacy you want. Ot's great... More

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Indore, India
17 reviews 17 reviews
16 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

First of all this hotel is in Kovalam, not in Trivandrum. The hotel deserves the excellent rating considering its location only. It is just over the cliff of Arabian Sea and taking breakfast in the lawn gives you a hundred eighty degree view of the ocean. We were staying in the penthouse. The view from there is simply awesome and... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013 via mobile

First of all Freddie at the reception is a really nice guy. He was very helpful and chatty. He even got us a taxi to Kumarakom. This hotel is not like western hotels. The ac is old but works. They don't have television but why would you need a TV while on vacation in Kovalam. They do have a fridge.... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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19 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013 via mobile

Staff all very helpful. Rooms were pretty good. Hot shower. A few seats and a tele and fridge. Great balcony overlooking an absolutely stunning view of the sea and the rocks. They offer washing clothes facilities and money changing. Restaurant was good. Stayed with 20 others and no complaints!

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Weybridge, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

We stayed at the Rockholm in January 2009 (not 2012) for two weeks. When we arrived the room we were initially given was at the back of the hotel and was a bit disappointing, small with no view, however it was clean & the bathroom was in good condition. The sea was quite rough however, and people who had rooms... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

I stayed here for two nights (24th and 25th Feb, 2012) along with my wife and kid. I booked an AC room in the new building for INR 3500 plus taxes and I really regretted it. The entire place needed renovation and upliftment. The look and feel was that of the cheap sea-side hotel in Digha. Even the air-conditioner in... More

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55 reviews 55 reviews
26 hotel reviews
179 helpful votes 179 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

Rockholm is a seaside bungalow converted into a hotel, with a classic old home feel to it. Sitting on a rock, the hotel offer spectacular views of the Arabian sea. With both air-conditioned and non air-conditioned rooms, the hotel has some of the biggest rooms in Kovalam. The highlights of the hotel (which also happens to the oldest in Kovalam)... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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73 hotel reviews
265 helpful votes 265 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2012

Firstly the less liked: 1. The room was "sort of" clean and the cleaner should be checked occasionally to vet the level of service. 2. Maintenance is not too good... but remember, you are in India!! 3. Alcohol is not available. This does not imply that we wanted to get legless, but rather to have a sundowner on the great... More

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8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

Great place. Good food. Good value. The perfect location, since the hotel is situated on the cliffs above a beautiful beach with only two hotels - away from the board walk and the long stretch of restaurants. It's basic, but highly recommended.

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Address: Light House Road | Vizhinjam, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) 695521, India
Location: India > Kerala > Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Also Known As:
Hotel Rockholm Kerala, India

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