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Turtle on The Beach

4.5 of 5 VPI/439, ITDC Road, Kovalam 695527, India
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here is for 2 nights Feb13-15. We were provided room close to swimming pool which was good. Resort is nice with very good staff at reception. Restaurant has very good staff too.Buffet breakfast was good. Pizzas need improvement. North Indian food tasted good. Khichdi prepared for toddlers need much improvement it does not taste good at all. We... More 

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KaranBakshi, Regional General Manager at Turtle on The Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback on this forum. We are glad that you had a pleasant stay at our hotel and that the hospitality accorded to you ably met your expectations.It is nice to know that you liked the accommodation, pool facilities and breakfast spread at our hotel. At Turtle on the Beach, it is our earnest... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What an amazing place it is. The view, the architecture, the hospitality, the food, the location, everything is amazing. The rooms were luxurious and the pool was very clean and nicely done. The path that leads to the beach is extremely beautiful.

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KaranBakshi, Regional General Manager at Turtle on The Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your review on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you had a pleasant stay at our hotel and your appreciation of all aspects of our hospitality is gratifying. It is nice to know that you liked our accommodation, pool facilities and that our location added value to your stay. Thank you for endorsement and perfect... More 

St. Albans, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed 10 days 10th to 19th Feb. First time at the Turtle having used the Leela twice so was keen to see how it compared. Well as we know it’s not really ‘on the beach’ which caused a bit if bother with my pre-paid (450 IRS) 4am taxi driver from the airport – he only heard the ‘beach’ bit and... More 

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KaranBakshi, Regional General Manager at Turtle on The Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of our hospitality on TripAdvisor. We are glad to know that you had a pleasant stay at our hotel and that the service standards and facilities were at par with your expectations. It is nice to know that you liked our accommodation and breakfast spread and our proximity to the beach added value... More 

Warsaw, Poland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have stayed at Turtle for almost a week in January. It was the most perfect introduction to our 21 days journey through India. Biggest asset is extremely friendly and accomodating staff. Lovely room with balcony and seaview. Clean with all modern amenities. Beach is clean and very romantic, about 5-10 minute walk. Lots of restaurants and shops along tbe... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your review on TripAdvisor! We are glad that you had a pleasant stay at our hotel and that it served as a “perfect introduction” to your trip . It is nice to know that you liked our accommodation, amenities and that our proximity to the beach added value to your stay. Your suggestion has... More 

London
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96 reviews 96 reviews
32 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent 3 nights here at the end of a tour around Kerala and enjoyed our stay very much. The hotel is located a 5 minute walk from the beach (apparently it was once directly connected but there is some sort of land dispute) down a sharp hill. The bit of height makes for a nice sea breeze at the... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your valuable feedback on TripAdvisor. We are pleased that you had a pleasant stay at our hotel and that our proximity to the beach added value to your stay. It is nice to know that you enjoyed the accommodation, and that the service standards and facilities were at par with your expectations. Your concern... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room and the hotel is not at all what it seems. Looks and feels like a building from eastern europe. Our room was secluded with no view. Felt like it was a room hidden below the hotel and with a passage in front of the room with people passing at all times.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback on TripAdvisor. At Turtle on the Beach, it is our earnest endeavor to provide our guests with state-of-the art facilities paired with warm and efficient hospitality. Thus, while we are pleased that our associates made a favorable impression on you, we are dismayed to hear about your less-than-perfect experience at our hotel.... More 

Longridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I first stayed in November 2014. I am on my way home after another great stay at Turtle on the Beach. The room was spacious, a huge bed which is a luxury for a single traveller as we are usually confined to a box room. The views are superb from the upper floors. The staff at the hotel make this... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your valuable feedback on TripAdvisor. We are glad to know that you had a memorable stay at our hotel and that the service standards and facilities were at par with your expectations.We are fortunate enough to be located near the beach and we are pleased that the idyllic setting and picturesque views from our... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I checked into there sky suite... supposedly there best property... however the maintenance of the property was not at all up to the mark... 1. The lock on the room door was not working and the maintenance person took approx 2 hours to fix it. so for two hours at the check in i didn't had any privacy. 2. No... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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43 reviews 43 reviews
16 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the property is not exactly on the beach but overlooking the same. it built on a hillock overlooking the sea. nice and neat place with spacious rooms. food is good too. great for a 2-3 day stay while one travels around trichy or just wants to relax

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Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your valuable feedback on TripAdvisor. We are glad to know that you had a rejuvenating stay at our hotel and that the service standards and facilities were at par with your expectations. It is nice to know that you liked our accommodation and culinary preparations. Thank you for your custom. We would deem it... More 

Sussex
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63 reviews 63 reviews
36 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at 6 hotels in Kerala and this one stood out. It is quite an imposing building - a stiff walk up from the beach - and, though in places (eg poolside decking) there is a need for cosmetic improvement, the hotel has a spacious, elegant feel. Our room was extremely well appointed, it even had a bath, and... More 

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KaranBakshi, Regional General Manager at Turtle on The Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest , We are pleased to receive your five star rating on all aspects of our hospitality at Turtle on the Beach during your visit to Kovalam. It gives us immense pleasure to know that you had an ideal stay and your appreciation of the numerous aspects of our services is heartening. We are glad that the services and... More 

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Address: VPI/439, ITDC Road, Kovalam 695527, India
Location: India > Kerala > Kovalam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Turtle on The Beach 4.5*
Number of rooms: 44
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Also Known As:
Turtle On The Beach Hotel Kovalam
Turtle On The Beach Kovalam, Kerala
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Kovalam
#4 Luxury Hotel in Kovalam
#4 Business Hotel in Kovalam
#5 Spa Hotel in Kovalam
#6 Family Hotel in Kovalam
#8 Romantic Hotel in Kovalam

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