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Turtle on The Beach

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   VPI/439, ITDC Road, Kovalam 695527, India
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Ranked #9 of 47 hotels in Kovalam
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    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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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I know there are many luxurious hotels in Kovalam butI haven't stay in other than the Turtle so I can't compare. We were very happy with our stay there. The rooms are spacious and have a large balcony which is great for experiencing the view. It is true that the hotel is not directly on the beach but looking at... More

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

Dear Guest, Greetings of the day! Many thanks for your patronage and bestowing us with wonderful rating on this forum. It was a pleasure to be your host. We are glad to know that the exotic location of our resort rendered your stopover memorable. We are also glad to know that you had a pleasant stay and were impressed by... More

London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really can't think what could be improved. The staff were incredibly helpful and friendly. Where ever I looked I saw a smile. The buffet breakfast was superb and my room was big and tidy. The views are spectacular. The hotel is not right on the beach and the hill down to the beach is very steep so it may... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us and sharing you review. It is a pleasure to know that you felt comfortable at our hotel and enjoyed your stay with us. We believe in providing services with a smile so as to give our guests home from home experience. It is good to know that our accommodation, food, and location... More

Bangalore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the Arabian view room which was spacious and open.the staff at the front desk were very accommodating,friendly and understanding.the welcome was warm and were roomed quickly without any fuss.overall a beautiful place with the staff being the USP will surely return

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us and rating us. We are happy that the accommodation and service added value to your stay. We are also glad to know that you found our location beautiful and are inspired to visit us in the future. We look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back soon. Best Regards, Karan Bakshi... More

Madurai, India
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at turtle on the beach from 6'th to 8'th July 2014. Good parts: 1. Breakfast spread was very good and we enjoyed it a lot. 2. Good view and sound of the ocean. 3. Neatly designed and appointed interiors 4. Nice pool. Good view from the pool. Bad Parts: 1. Checked into room number 110. Found a lizard in... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing a well detailed feedback of your stay at Turtle on The Beach on this forum. We are happy to learn that you found our layout impressive and that the beautiful views of the Arabian Sea, breakfast spread added value to your stay. However, we regret that certain aspects of our hospitality were not at... More

Noida, India
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Turtle sits atop a cliff overlooking the Arabian Sea, which puts it at a vantage point regarding the sea views. The sea facing room we stayed at, had a huge balcony with expansive views of the waterfront, lighthouse beach and palm groves. The sounds of waves at night while sitting out in the balcony made this stay a real... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for the wonderful review of your stay at Turtle on The Beach. We are pleased to note your delight with the gorgeous vistas of the Arabian Sea. Our services reflect the warmth of the hospitality of Kerala, and pairing it with contemporary amenities; we strive to provide our guests with a sublime stay. Thus, we are... More

Tirunelveli, India
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44 reviews 44 reviews
21 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Excellent hotel, sad it is not on the beach has an excellent view of the bay.Rooms are spacious and very clean . staff always willing to please.Food is excellent and worth.Pool is very small but clean.spa excelelnt and well kept.

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

Dear Guest, We are elated to be rated as ‘one of the best in Kovalam’. It was a pleasure to serve you and we are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our hotel is in proximity to the beach and there is ample conveyance to reach the beautiful sandy shores. We are glad that you loved the view... More

Bangalore, India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

With a warm welcome, we started our stay in turtle. The sea view room we stay is so comfortable. All the staff in this hotel are very nice and friendly to the guests. The spa center gave very relax ayurveda massage. We enjoy the swimming pool a lot, very clean and the water is warm. Also, here is located next... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for giving us an insight about your vacation with us. We are happy that you had a good start with our warm welcome. It is nice to know that you liked the splendid view that our rooms have to offer. Your appreciation for our associates has been conveyed to them and it is highly motivating for... More

Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Returned for 3 weeks end of Jan 2014, had the same room as before room 402. This was our second stay at this hotel, we arrived early again and were given a temporary room until ours was ready which was very much appreciated. The service again could not be faulted, with all the staff helpful and friendly, nothing is to... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay with us again. We are delighted to know that your second visit was as good as the first one. Our associates take care in providing maximum comfort to our guests and this is evident through your review. Your appreciation for the service of our associates has been shared with them and it... More

Bangalore, India
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

One of the best beach resort I have ever visited. the view, food, rooms & hospitality is fantastic! my kids had a really wonderful time there.we have visited it about six months back, but we remember each and very wonderful moment that we spent there.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your wonderful comments about our hotel. It was a pleasure to serve you and your family at our resort and we are happy to be rated as the best beach resort by you on this forum. It is amazing that even after such long duration you were able to recall the moments spent at our... More

Durango, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

From the moment we arrived at the airport, we were met by a driver sent by the hotel. Upon arrival at the hotel, we were greeted and treated Royally by the smiling and friendly staff (including the front office manager Soby) at the Turtle. Our stay was for 10 days and we used the Turtle as our base as we... 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 comments with us. The team at Turtle on the Beach believes in leaving a fine impression from the moment our guests enter the hotel. We are happy that you were impressed by our conveyance arrangement and loved the welcome ritual practice at our hotel. We are glad that you liked the room... 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*
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Turtle On The Beach Hotel Kovalam
Turtle On The Beach Kovalam, Kerala

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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#4 On the Beach Hotel in Kovalam #4 Luxury Hotel in Kovalam #5 Spa Hotel in Kovalam #8 Family Hotel in Kovalam #10 Romantic Hotel in Kovalam
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By blending the finest of art with the most sophisticated luxury, Turtle on the beach brings about a new grammar in holidaying in this part of the world. You will find it unique in every way you look at it, either as a whole or in parts that make it a whole. And that makes Turtle on the beach a one-of-a-kind boutique hotel. ... more   less 
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