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Lighthouse Cape Beach Resort

Lighthouse Beach, Kovalam 695521, India
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Ranked #21 of 58 Kovalam B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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26 reviews 26 reviews
24 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I arrived here expecting white sand beach and a beautiful hotel. Firstly my taxi driver had never heard of hotel neither had anyone on the bay as their name is displayed as 'Neeklanta' or something. I arrived and they showed me to a room that had bathroom windows that wouldn't shut (mosquitoes able to swarm as soon as showered). The... More

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Jaipur, India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Its just an eyewash, be warned. I went in with so many good expectations and a mood to have fun in Kovalam. but this place just ruined everything, we had to manage everything on our own, be it arranging drinking water or getting meals from nearby restaurants ( as the in house restaurant TANDOOR has closed down-which the manager never... More

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Jammu City, India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Good view of the beach. but its not a hotel in the first place, its a dharmashala. they provide you with just the room nothing else. Just one guy on the reception who is supposed to manage everything and in the process is found sleeping most of the time. NO ROOM SERVICE. NO RESTAURANT Although there are many restaurants down... More

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Great view of the serene sea from the balcony. Can sit there for hours enjoying this. Cosy rooms, very well decorated and clean. Friendly and helpful staff. I had good time during my vacation there and would definitely recommend this place...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

To spend a couple of days wit ut loved one,if ur choice is a beach view room,this's as amazing place.To sleep wit the sounds of the waves and waking to the beautiful view of the beach..it makes anyone's day.the 2 days we spent there gave a good tym.A well furnished and properly arranged room and good service too.waiting for my... More

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Diu, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

You can be lucky if you find someone at reception, zero security No room service(Actually NO SERVICE) , the restaurant shown on website is managed by some 3rd party and is not functional, when questioned about the lapses in basic facilities at this rate the lady on call who is supposed to have an additional management charge of this place... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Whilst the view is amazing, the rooms are small and awkwardly arranged - I had an overflow pipe going into a bucket in my room. And the basin in which to wash your hands is in the room, not the bathroom. Both my friend and I had dead flies covering our beds from the air con being turned on, the... More

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LighthouseCapeKovlam, Guest Relations Manager at Lighthouse Cape Beach Resort, responded to this review

Review has been written by a spiteful customer who was unwilling to stay in the room she had initially booked and was asking for a higher class room (one with a wider view with 2 french windows) for the same price, which was not acceptable. Hence after a lot of haggling and indecent behavior with the staff, she asked for... More

Chennai (Madras), India
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

right on the beach, hardly 80 metr away from the waves, from the bed you can hear the sound and feel the sea......the location is just great.....and calm peaceful stay without any disturbance....staff were very cordial to attend the needs on time.....feeling as if we were staying inside sea for 2 days.....

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014 via mobile

We love this place to wake up to a breathtaking view of the beach right from bed itself. We have stayed in other rooms along this beach earlier, but the views from the balconies of these rooms are amazing. To the left is a rocky hill towered by the light house and a sandy beach from rocks below, curves all... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

We went there the second week of December 2013, Well we had an amazing beach-facing room with a balcony. The service was fantastic ~ everyone was very friendly and helpful, its great place for the price...

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Address: Lighthouse Beach, Kovalam 695521, India
Location: India > Kerala > Kovalam
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