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Molly's Retreat

GV Raja Road, Samudra Beach,, Kovalam 695527, India
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Molly's Retreat
Ranked #2 of 56 Kovalam B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Booked via agent, received confirmation, arrived on right day, place CLOSED for the season. None of the phone numbers work and the kitchen which was still open was disgusting!!! Had emailed owner two weeks before with questions, sent reminder - NO replies ! How rude can you be?. Went to another hotel locally where we were made so welcome. Needless... More

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 5 nights at Molly's at the end of a two week tour of Kerala. We chose it because of the reviews on Tripadvisor and we were not disappointed. Our room was large with great air con plus a ceiling fan and a lovely balcony overlooking the pool. It also had a fridge, which was stocked daily with bottled... More

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Albany, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Best place we stayed while in India. Fantastic value and only eight rooms so personalised service, very private and secure. Great rooms with private balconies, air conditioned, huge bathroom, breakfast included. Heather and Dharma are fantastic hosts and did I mention the restaurant. Kovalam is wall to wall restaurants but we didn't bother to go anywhere else the food was... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Just had a wonderful, relaxing 4 days at the beautiful Molly's. Was feeling rather jaded after 3 wks travelling around but our stay at Molly's was a wonderful end to the trip. Nice and quiet with very friendly, helpful staff. Nice big , clean rooms and the breakfast was the best we had in India. In fact all the food... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Just got back from another fantastic three weeks. Would whole heartedly agree with what DoverSunseeker have commented. Pool has now been sorted with a new pump water very clear. Staff as usual nothing too much trouble, same with Dharma and Heather all of whom make you feel part of the family. Again the rooms are brilliant, spacious and clean. Hot... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Loved it at molly's, stayed for 12 nights. Great location, 1 minute walk to Samudra beach or 15 mins walk to the busier Lighthouse beach. Really well run by the friendly/helpful/knowledgable Dharma and Heather who do what they can to make your stay the most comfortable. All the staff were brilliant and the restaurant serves ace indian and continental food.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Not a lot to add to other positive reviews. Having stayed at the supposedly 4 star Uday Samudra Hotel across the road, Molly's is definitely superior in terms of rooms and service. Good little team, good food, good value, good location.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Spent two fabulous weeks at Mollys over the new year period for the 6th year running. The rooms are lovely and spacious and immaculate. The staff are enthusiastic and friendly and nothing is to much trouble for them. We missed Heather by a couple of days on this visit but Dharma went the extra mile as usual and went out... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Loved Molly's retreat, it is quiet and gorgeous. Very stylish, lovely big rooms with a huge bathroom and nice hot walk in shower and a comfortable bed. Spotlessly clean. Restaurant was great, food was lovely we had a late lunch. Breakfast was also nice (apart from coffee - sorry) Location is great, it is out of kovalam itself, but near... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

we stayed here for 9 nights over the new year period. The room was spacious, the fridge was cold and the air con worked. A balcony on the first floor (with fan) overlooking the pool was a bonus. During the day the pool is quiet and you can always get a sun bed. Its location is quite good, 5 min... More

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Also Known As:
Molly`s Retreat Hotel
Molly`s Retreat Hotel Kovalam
Molly's Retreat Kovalam, Kerala
Address: GV Raja Road, Samudra Beach,, Kovalam 695527, India
Location: India > Kerala > Kovalam
Bar / Lounge Restaurant Swimming Pool
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Ranked #2 of 56 B&Bs / Inns in Kovalam
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