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Turtle on The Beach

#10 of 48 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
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went there to spend a short weekend. I had no idea about the place earlier. Upon arrival got a very warm welcome by the team over there and they were gracious enough to accommodate lot of customized requirements at the time of check in. Rooms were cozy and made tastefully with lot of space inside. Room was having a attached... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Checked in recently over the weekend. We were looking for a descent 5 star hotel near Kovalam. It was between Turtle or the Leela, we chose Turtle on the beach as it was almost 2000 rupees less than the Leela. The Arabian sea view rooms are nice, however most of the rooms the only view is of the distant sea.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

its a cute little hotel on the beach excellent room at nominal price.... one must visit the place to experience it... ocean facing room are awesome... restaurant serves excellent food... and it has nice little pool

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This resort is very near to the beach. Hence one can walk to the beach. Buffet breakfast was nice. Rooms were clean and have all basic facilities. Highly recommended hotel for anyone looking a nice place in Kovalam.

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

Dear Guest, Greetings from Turtle on The Beach! Thank you for sharing your beautiful experience with us on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to read that you had a nice time at our hotel and that our proximity to the beach made your stay all the more better. It is a pleasure to know that you liked our accommodation, breakfast spread... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed at his place quite some time back. Its priced above Uday Samudra & no where close to leela or Taj. The rooms are quite good. You do get the view of sea from some rooms where as most rooms have obstruction of coconut plantation. Interiors are quite & food was also good. Rooms do have a bath tub. Overall,... More 

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

Dear Guest, Greetings from Turtle on The Beach! We thank you for your valuable feedback on this forum. Appreciation and feedback from esteemed guests like you motivates us to strive for the best. It is good to know that you found our accommodation and amenities at par with your expectations. We are glad to know that you liked our culinary... More 

San Francisco, California
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes- it is no Leela or Taj, nor as pretentious...but it is a small boutique hotel we loved. Easy walk to and from the beach without the 24 hour noise of being on the beach. Hotel provides drop off service to the beach. Make sure to get rooms on the upper floors to get a view. Breakfast is just ok.... More 

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

Dear Guest, Sunny greetings from Turtle on The Beach! Thank you for taking out the time to review us on this public forum. We are glad that your significant other and you had a wonderful stay with us and enjoyed walks on the beach. At Turtle on The Beach, it is our endeavor to provide a homelike stay to our... More 

bangalore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

had very satisfied stay with turtle on beach, first impressed with warm welcome and hassle free check-in, since our train reaching early we enquired about early check in by 11.30 ( actual check in is 2PM) and they agreed fot early check in. but we reached by 10 and our room were ready. we booked the suite and i should... More 

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

Dear Guest, Greetings from Turtle on The Beach! Many thanks for providing us with perfect five star rating and recommending us to other fellow travelers! It is indeed a pleasure to learn that you had a wonderful experience at our hotel and we could impress you with our efficient services as well as modern amenities. We were glad that even... More 

Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly and knowledgeable front office staff. We stayed in garden view rooms. For good sea view, 2 nd floor rooms are preferred. This resort does not have direct access to beach. Best part of this resort is pool. It is meticulously clean. May be that credit goes to Mr BINU.

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Turtle on The Beach! It is a pleasure to peruse your kind review on this forum. We accord utmost importance to guest satisfaction and feel elated when they applaud our hospitality. Each of our associate goes that extra mile to understand the needs of our guests and serve them accordingly. It indeed is flattering to note... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hi, I really enjoyed my stay here for the past 3 days. I would like to appreciate Binu Prakash for keeping the pool area clean and neat. Also has a good knowledge about local area. I would like to appreciate Sindhu O for keeping my room clean and tidy. I would like to appreciate Jomiya (receptionist) for giving us good... More 

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

Dear Guest, Greetings from Turtle on The Beach! It is truly heartening to read your wonderful review. We are glad that our intuitive services and high-end amenities made your stay enjoyable. We appreciate your acknowledgement of our associate’s hard work and they are inspired to continue serving our guests with the same enthusiasm. To enjoy many more facilities in your... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had visited this place along with my family during the summers, and this hotel is beautifully located atop. The welcome drink and refreshment was pleasing in the hot summer noon. The room we checked in was a double bedded room with a view of the sea that cannot be described in words. The rooms are very well maintained and... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for making the effort to share your wonderful feedback about your experience at Turtle on the Beach on this forum. It heartening to receive your commendations for our enthralling location and welcome refreshments along with the smooth check in. Your heartfelt comments about our well-maintained sea view rooms and overall ambience is appreciated. We appreciate your... More 

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