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The Travancore Palace Beach Resort

Light House Beach Road Vizhinjam P O, Kovalam 695521, India
The Travancore Palace Beach Resort
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Terrible resort!!Never ever ever plan your holiday here. This resort were booked by my travel agent. Realy regret staying here.. my room so far from the reception or restaurant. No lights or proper guidance to walk from my room. Nothing is good bout tis hotel.

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Lucknow City, Uttar Pradesh, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We stayed at this hotel for last 2 days and The rooms are really amazing and king size. But AC not working and the electrician took 2 hrs to fix it up. Greaser not working as it is Solar based. Land line not working due to rain. The hotel lack of service staff and the service staff not at all... More 

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Pune, India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

such a filthy experience v had in Jan 2015 end. there was no hot water in room...v had to bring from one common tap on that floor...no internal phone working...so had to go down by stairs ( no lift) every time if want something....no lighting properly....curtains were hanging like filthy clothes on wire....no tv proper working...food was so..so...if tv is... More 

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New Delhi, India
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

This is the worst hotel of our trip and it made our trip very bad as we had a stay of two days there. Instead hotels along the beach are better than this one. The food quality was very poor. There were just 2 attendents for all the guests. there was no lift so we had to use stairs for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

The Hotel offers for all ages , and tastes. 5 minutes to the beach - great walks in the morning. Super eating and splendid services by this team. Any request is not too small nor too big. The staff are well versed in English and go and extra mile if special requirement are requested. The dining area is spacious yet... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

Never ever ever plan to stay in this hotel. I booked a room in this hotel for 2 nights 2 months in advance. When I arrived, there was no booking in my name and when I complained to clear trip about it,they agreed to put us up in another of their hotels- samud ra tara(which is a shi tty place,even... More 

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Mumbai
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

i stayed at this hotel in september 2014, and it was lean season so there were unexpectedly no guests which didn`t really work out for us. some construction was going on, and it was a bit noisy in the evening, otherwise the place is not so bad if you are looking only for spending time on the beach etc. the... More 

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Surat, India
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

It advisable all to stay away from this hotel. We visited there in 29 Oct 2014 with family. Honestly we shocked with the behaviour and attitude of servant ( only 1 who dont want to take luggage) . he was arrogant and said us to take towels and soap from reception if we want. Then again we were given room... More 

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

the Hotel is located one part on top of the cliffs and one part, connected with an Elevator, on the bottom of the cliffs. I stayed here for a round trip for two nights in the bottom rooms. the beach is not very clean, since there are fishermen using it in the morning, but the pool is very nice instead,... More 

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Frankfurt
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41 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights to start our trip in India. Very close to sandy beach. Two pools. Nice rooms and villas. Buffet dinner and lunch was very good. Our doughter used the spa and was very satisfied.

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