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Turtle on The Beach

#10 of 49 Hotels in Kovalam
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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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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed there in December 2013 with my family. My husband and 2 adult sons. The staff were courteous and helpful. A very big thank you to I think it was Sanjeev, and his team who served us well and went out of their way to make us happy with our meals. They even provided us with a packed breakfast of... More 

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

Dear Guest, Greetings from Turtle on the Beach, Kovalam! Thank you for sharing your valuable feedback on this forum. Your review is indeed a testament to the service culture that we embody at our hotel. We are pleased that you had a pleasurable experience at our hotel.Your appreciation of each element from the breakfast spread to the pool facilities- has... More 

Kottayam, India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best hotel experiences in Kerala! We were astonished by the quality of service from each and every one- ranging from gate guard to senior staff; special appreciation goes to the lady receptionist (I think her name is Anjali) who checked us in the hotel. We went to Kovalam for a ‘babymoon’ still she offered us a chocolate... More 

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New Delhi, India
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed there with family, 2 kids. The hotel is a great property at a walking distance from the Kovalam beach. The hotel interiors are very good, especially near the swimming pool area which has a great view. The rooms are good size with good bathroom. The staff is superb, very courteous and helpful. One name I must mention is Mr... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your valuable feedback on this forum! It is indeed a pleasure to know that you had a wonderful experience with us and our services as well as amenities were to your liking. We appreciate your commendations about our accommodation, décor, culinary offerings and other aspects of our hospitality. It has served as an inspiration... More 

2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

had booked an Arabian sea facing room. the room is of average size but the balcony is more than ample- we had some view of the ocean, but not the beach. the room was clean and well maintained. food was also good in general, but only occasionally exceptionally tasty. The breakfast buffet spread is above average--they're pancakes are quite good.... More 

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

Dear Guest, Greetings from Turtle on the Beach! We are glad to know that you enjoyed a pleasant stay at our hotel and we could live up to your expectations in terms of hospitality. Your compliments about our accommodation, culinary offerings and other aspects of our services have been conveyed to the associates and they are happy at having served... More 

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are at the Turtle on the Beach right at this moment It’s our third day. Room 405 Arabian Sea view. Absolutely beatifiul. Our kids are in room 401, where the view to the sea is not as wide, but still very nice. Both rooms spacey, very clean and well appointed. Lovely property. It's not on the beach, but just... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your wonderful feedback with us on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you had a pleasant stay at our hotel and that the service standards, amenities and facilities were at par with your expectations. Our associates consistently endeavour to accord our guests with state of the art amenities paired with warm and efficient services and... More 

Navi Mumbai, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location is the best in Kovalam, its hardly 5 minutes from the beach, also they have a shuttle service from 08.00 AM to 06.00 PM for their guests to drop them to the beach. The rooms are nice and very nicely overlooking the arabian sea, However, when i entered i was not allocated a clean room, then had to... More 

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

Dear Guest, Greetings from Turtle on the Beach, Kovalam! Thank you for sharing your wonderful feedback with us on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you had a pleasant stay at our hotel and that the service standards, amenities and facilities were at par with your expectations. It is nice to know that our accommodation was to your liking- though we... More 

Madurai, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice , clean & silent hotel...staffs are so friendly,,rooms r spacious u can enjoy the stay if u need very silent stay,foods r very good but the cost is too high :( swimming pool is very neat and clean,no other places r near to watch except beach.its difficult to stay with kids they get bored because they don't have... More 

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pros • Location i.e. nearness to Kovalam beach and other hotels if you are planning to eat out or meet your friends there. • Courteous staff. Cons • We stayed in Room 103 on 1-May-2015 where the water in the bathroom refused to drain away. Two attempts by the maintenance crew didn’t yield any result. Even KTDC hotels will not... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very nice hotel right above the beautiful Hawa beach and 10 mins walk from the main Lighthouse beach. The highlight of the hotel are the rooms... wonderfully designed and give you the complete feel of being in Kerala with beautiful wooden interiors and sea facing balconies with each room. Since I stayed for two days in the adjoining 'big... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your wonderful feedback with us on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you had a pleasant stay at our hotel and that the service standards, amenities and facilities were at par with your expectations. Your special commendation of the accommodation is gratifying- you have managed to capture the essence of what we endeavour to provide... More 

Kozhikode, India
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Turtle on the beach is a very peaceful experience. So quiet and calm. The staff are really courteous especially the reception team like Anjali and Yoges. Check in was an easy process. The moment you step in you feel very welcomed. The pool is in top shape,very clean and not much chemicals, you won't feel a burn in your eyes... More 

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Turtle on the Beach, Kovalam! Thank you for your perfect rating of our hospitality on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you had a pleasant stay at our hotel and that the service standards, culinary offerings and accommodation were at par with your expectations. It is nice to know that you enjoyed the serene and tranquil ambience... More 

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