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Malgudi Holidays

Beach Road | Payyambalam, Kannur, Kerala, Kannur 6700001, India
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Ispra, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Lovely place, in traditional kerala style. The homestay is located in a very quiet environment and near the beach. Rooms are excellent, with garden view. You can even have a living room and kitchen included. The manager is very helpful.

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Beds as hard as a rock, had to make our own bed when we arrived, no hot water and when questioned "oh yes it has been out of order for months" filthy room, hotel in disrepair, no furniture, kitchen disgusting, fridge not working and never cleaned. Lights not functioning,,, fan had only one speed, full,,, dead rat at the front... More 

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Bangalore
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We had confirmed twice before visiting the place. They said the booking is confirmed. On the day of arrival, I called to get some directions, they informed that I will have to wait Half an hour for the AC room that I had booked. The directions were vague. We managed to reach the place after lot of asking around. The... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We stayed just one night here on our way from Alleppey to Bekal, so I cannot comment on the location. We were hopeful from the great reviews, but, sadly disappointed. We were provided a family-style suite with 2 bedrooms, lounge and kitchen. The place is in serious need of maintenance and a deep cleaning. There were holes in the walls,... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

Well I am quite smitten by the place and so writing this review just after returning from Malgudi Holidays. I stayed in Malgudi for 2 nights with my family and everything about the place was above expectation for us. It was a last minute decision to visit Kannur and I saw the mixed reviews here. Still I decided to go... More 

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Bangalore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I wanted to move out of the other resort to this place for good and as always read reviews and saw pics on internet and we decided to go - It was off season and there were no one else in the hotel - the owner boy was kind enuf to direct us to the hotel and when failed he... More 

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Udupi, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Got attracted by reading others reviews and gloomy pictures from net. From the moment we checked in they are worried about the money and always insist to pay the money first like even we order the tea which is too costly and the place is very remote and they do not have tie up with transport providers and to drop... More 

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Ormstown, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I spent 5 days at Malgudi Holidays and enjoyed my stay there very much. The staff is helpful and friendly. Location is ideal, close to the beach and within walking distance from the Railway station. It feels like in the middle of the jungle, no noise from the city. The room was clean and comfortable but a bit pricey and... More 

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Caerphilly, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 via mobile

I stayed at the Malgudi Serviced Apartments for three nights. All the people here including the owner and staff were very welcoming , friendly and worked hard to ensure I had a good stay here. The rooms were clean and comfortable. This was very good value for money.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

Three of us friends stayed at Malgudi Holidays for about 2 nights. The staff were amazingly helpful from the first phone call which I made to try and book it before we arrived. Since it was a last minute idea to go to Kannur we were lucky to have found this hotel and the staff assured us of an apartment... More 

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