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Soma Palmshore Beach Resort

Light House Road | Kovalam Beach, Kovalam 695521, India
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The best thing about this hotel is its private beach which is only accessible to the hotel guests as both sides of the beach is blocked by rocks. The rooms are pretty average and for a 1-2 nights stay is not bad. The breakfast & dinner buffets are decent, however, the a la carte dishes are not that good. Staff... More 

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SubhashCBose, Corp. General Manager at Soma Palmshore Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mtirtha, Greetings from Somatheeram Ayurveda Group! Thank you very much for your stay and feedback. We are very happy to note your stay at Soma Palmshore was excellent. Please be assured that the resorts will also be of exceptional service to friends and relatives that you recommend. Team Soma Group is looking forward to sever you again at our... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First this is very old resort . I have two room booked in 11-13 jun . Room & bathroom condtion need to renovate. Sea face view is good from room. Swiming pool is good. Private beach is very dirty. Room service is not good. Food is average. Wifi work only at reception.

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SubhashCBose, Corp. General Manager at Soma Palmshore Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Prakas, Greetings from Somatheeram Ayurveda Group! Thank you very much for your stay and feedback. We are very happy to note you enjoyed our location. We had totally renovated the resort. We are cleaning the exclusive beach on daily basis and provided with life guard and securities. During off season beach will be washed away and water will be... More 

Kochi (Cochin), India
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The best part of this hotel is the location. You have a very beautiful view of sea from the hotel. This is ayurvedic resort and since we did not take any ayurvedic treatment cannot comment much no these. Almost all rooms are sea facing and since it was off season, most rooms were empty. We had booked a standard room.... More 

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SubhashCBose, Corp. General Manager at Soma Palmshore Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Babish, Greetings from Somatheeram Ayurveda Group! Thank you very much for your stay and feedback. We are very happy to note your stay at Soma Palmshore was good. We had totally renovated the resort. We are cleaning the exclusive beach on daily basis and provided with life guard and securities. During off season beach will be washed away and... More 

New Delhi, India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Incomparable view of sea from all rooms. The best is everything from food, rooms, ac,washrooms, balcony. Best is swimming pool , you can see the sea while standing in the pool. But do take your swimming costumes as they are particular. Wi fi is the weak part. Doesn't work in rooms.

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SubhashCBose, Corp. General Manager at Soma Palmshore Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Abraham, Greetings from Somatheeram Ayurveda Group! Thank you very much for your stay and feedback. We are very happy to note your stay at Soma Palmshore was excellent. Please be assured that the resorts will also be of exceptional service to friends and relatives that you recommend. Team Soma Group is looking forward to sever you again at our... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife, sons and me stayed at the Soma Palmshore in May 2015. We had 2 sea-facing Delux Rooms for 2 Nights. The rooms are spacious and the Balcony area is outstanding. The sea views are unforgettable! However, the rooms are very much in need of a renovation. The Refrigerator was rusting; the outdated CRT Television set needs to be... More 

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SubhashCBose, Corp. General Manager at Soma Palmshore Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Abraham, Greetings from Somatheeram Ayurveda Group! Thank you very much for your stay and feedback. We are very happy to note your stay at Soma Palmshore was unforgettable. We have noted your suggestion, our 98% staffs are highly experienced and only a 2% trainees from the hotel school. Please be assured that the resorts will also be of exceptional... More 

Paphos, Cyprus
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is a little isolated but in easy walking/tuk tuk distance from the Lighthouse beach area. It is set in beautiful gardens sloping down to a private beach. The pool is very pleasant and well maintained with an attendant there at all times. We liked the restaurant although the outside balcony was much better than inside. The food was... More 

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SubhashCBose, Corp. General Manager at Soma Palmshore Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Shirley, Greetings from Somatheeram Ayurveda Group! Thank you very much for your stay and feedback. We are very happy to note your stay at Soma Palmshore was a wonderful experience. Thanks for your best compliments to our Team Soma Palmshore and we are proud to say that they are the one who make Soma Palmshore the best for every... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited this property with my family, last week of the month of May, and I am glad & very pleased at having chosen this hotel out of the several options I had. Its a nice and cosy environment for a family loving a peaceful and pleasant vacation and enjoy the most beautiful and the best part of the beach... More 

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SubhashCBose, Corp. General Manager at Soma Palmshore Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Suni, Greetings from Somatheeram Ayurveda Group! Thank you very much for your stay and feedback. We are very happy to note your stay at Soma Palmshore was a wonderful experience. . Please be assured that the resorts will also be of exceptional service to friends and relatives that you recommend. Team Soma Group is looking forward to sever you... More 

delhi
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This hotel is in bit deserted place behind the Lighthouse in Kovalam beach. Almost 80% of rooms have nice sea view so that part is Big Plus!!. Rooms are big and clean but the furniture are bit outdated and surely needs an upgrade. Food is Simple , Not too good or bad, I would say could have been lot better.... More 

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SubhashCBose, Corp. General Manager at Soma Palmshore Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Sandy Yuva, Greetings from Somatheeram Ayurveda Group! Thank you very much for your stay and feedback. We are very happy to note your stay at Soma Palmshore was amazing. A small note "100% of our rooms are having Sea & Beach View" with private balcony. Please be assured that the resorts will also be of exceptional service to friends... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 reviews 5 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I visited this property with my family, earlier this month and I am very pleased at having chosen this hotel out of the several options i had . Its a nice and cosy environment with not too many guests everywhere, although rooms were completely sold out everyday , they have about 36 rooms i guess. Hotel staff is very nice... More 

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SubhashCBose, Corp. General Manager at Soma Palmshore Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Greetings from Somatheeram Ayurveda Group! Thank you very much for your stay and feedback. We are very happy to note your stay at Soma Palmshore was good and you enjoyed a lot. Ayurveda is the area Somatheeram is specialized for and we are offering Ayurveda with the same therapist and Doctors of Somatheeram at Soma Palmshore. Please be... More 

Kochi (Cochin), India
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I had been there with few friends and their families, occupying the cottages with private lawn and sea view. The stay was indeed beautiful and we had a lovely time. The room service was apt and always on time. Rooms were neat and tidy. The food could have been better, especially the dinner when there are more opting to eat... More 

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SubhashCBose, Corp. General Manager at Soma Palmshore Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Vinu Peter, Greetings from Somatheeram Ayurveda Group! Thank you very much for your stay and feedback. We are very happy to note your stay at Soma Palmshore was good and you enjoyed a lot. Please be assured that the resorts will also be of exceptional service to friends and relatives that you recommend. Team Soma Group is looking forward... More 

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