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Shalini Palace Hotel

A-Ward, Rankala Lake, Kolhapur 416010, India
Shalini Palace Hotel
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This was my second stay at Shalini Palace The heritage like royal building situated in the lush green lawns.the maintainence is not up to the mark and needs to be looked after. The restaurant too is not maintained but proper food is available and yes the feeling of dining on the royal dining table is a wow experience.Overall you can... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

This Hotel has rundown toilets, creaky beds, creaky furniture, creepy crawly insects, generous dose of cockroaches -- yet I havent rated it terrible...as it gave us something which we never experienced before - A HAUNTED NIGHT experience. If you are looking for a similar experience -- this is the place to be in -- dont expect any customer service, good... More 

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Pune, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

We have been to Kolhapur for 01 night stay and were looking for good options. We booked two executive suites in this Hotel, considering this stay will be a heritage stay. But it was not so. Firstly the hotel was empty. There was no guest other than us. Executive suites are far away from the main reception and are located... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

I booked two rooms in shalini palce hotel on 2nd &3rd september 2012, for accommodation of my family and my helper.The palace was great in its time with all those pictures and painting of the Maharaja, but now left unmaintained due to financial problem apparently..But the great thing is that it is so ghostly deserted that we are left the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

This is an old property which has been maintained poorly. Initially when we booked we were under the impression that it was a Welcome Heritage Property. Infact, the complementary toiletries provided in the hotel still had the logo. However, the property resembled a haunted place. Though the location is excellent (lake facing), the service was almost non-existant - mosquitoes, lizards,... More 

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2012

U may frequently live in a modern posh hotels, but this is probably yoiur only chance in Mah state to live like a royal maharaja. The rooms are huge in both area and height with royal carvings, Furniture is old traditional that suits royal looks but have good modern bedding and comfortable huge beds. Bathrooms are also huge, some bath... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

I had gone to Shalini Palace with my family around 3 years back. And I was always looking for an opportunity to visit again. So when I went to Kolhapur with a friend I immediately suggested Shalini Palace for staying. I was shocked to see that though the palace grounds and the outside building is maintained pretty well, the rooms... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2011

Without a doubt, of all the hotels in Kolhapur Shalini Palace has the best view. It overlooks the Rankala Lake which is beautiful at any time of the day. The hotel has very large spacious rooms and considering its the only palace in Maharashtra to be converted into a hotel...its a great experience. However, there are many downsides. The rooms... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2011

my brother personaly went to kolhapur and booked hotel rooms for my niece's wedding in may 2011. they fixed rates and gave written confirmation of total amount. when we stayed they they said k room rates are higher and they started argueing with us. they didnt give us satisfactory service, according to them our budget was too low. on marriage... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2010

A genuine palace hotel @Rs 2500 is a fantastic deal. Shalini Palace has the grandeur and trappngs of a palace, with its spacious rooms, long balconies, sprawling grounds and it reaally felt grand to be staying there. We stayed in the Royal Suite on the first floor with a beautiful view of the lake and the gardens. The service was... More 

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