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Royal Hotel
6/328 2c | Opp. High School, Kodaikanal 624101, India   |  
Hotel amenities
Ranked #7 of 66 hotels in Kodaikanal
Bangalore, India
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Worst Experience”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

Today I came from Kodaikanal. This is the worst hotel I have ever stayed.
1.Rooms are not clean at all.
2.Floors they don't wash at all
3. Bed sheets they don't change for weeks it seems
4.Bathroom horrible. You can't enter without slippers
5.Wash Basin : Most dirty wash basin I have ever seen .I was about to vomit when I was brushing my teeth.

What to tell more. Endless list of negativity.Don't go for this hotel.

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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with friends
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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  • Service
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  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
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English first
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

Folks,

Have been there in May,2011 and had a pathetic exprience. The rooms are not spacious and the staffs are very rude. We stayed there for three days but not even a single time they cleaned the room. No hot water provided in a time and the flushes in the bathrooms were not working

Also had a bitter experience with the travel agency which is operating inside the hotel. They simply cheated us and we lost about Rs.2500. Later I found that it is run by the relative of the hotel owner.
They are liars.

Never get into this hotel and also please cancel it immediately if you already booked in this hotel.

  • Stayed May 2011, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Chennai
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

Please do not go for this hotel , we had very bad experience with the Hotel

Customer Service - Don't know how to behave with the Customer (Always arrogant with the Customer)
Room service - Too Bad,No power Backup , No current (Especially during Night),No hot water, No Security services.
Food Service - Bad quality of food and also can't able to keep in mouth.please do not go for food in this hotel.

First they will brain wash by providing compliments like Fire camp , room compliments.
And also first they will fix one package amount then literally will change according to them.

Travels : Don't book travels in Royal hotel since they have link with each other and will play according to the situation. and also poor. co-ordination.

Overall : please avoid this royal hotel .

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with friends
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Pune, India
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3 hotel reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2012

Hello all, Its a kind request to the people coming to this hotel, Please for god sake do not consider this hotel for a stay, especially if you are coming with your wife for honeymoon. I had a pathetic experience after i came here. This hotel is worst than a brothel. The staff here is so rude & unsupportive here.

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled on business
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Bangalore, India
2 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2011

service quality was very poor ,room was not spacious ,there was no proper bath room and flush was not working.hot water was from a rusted old boiler.Water was unclean .it was rusty and had a bad oder .to it.Ffood was not tasty ,it is served cold and they charge 10% more for room service .

  • Stayed June 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2009

The hotel offers decent accomodation, rooms have TV/Hot water facitlity etc.. Hotel's restaurant is also decent and offers good south indian food. It's an economical pick for visitors to Kodai!!

  • Stayed April 2009
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
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Bangalroe
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2009

We stayed for two nights in this hotel. Here are the comments.

Connectivity: Located at Moonjikal, pretty far from the Main Kodai Area. Connectivity to the city is good, can use taxi to or local busues available near the main Road .

Cleanliness : Rooms are ok, Not great, Beds and bed spreads looked old. Good it had Wooden flooring just near the bed. Bathrooms are cleaned daily. Towels were not provided for the second time, even after requesting for many times. even though we used it twice, we had to use the same once for the third time,

Food: There is a small restaurant at the basement. Just after entring here, i decided not to have food at this hotel ! not a recommended place to have food. You may have the food at Kodai Internalitiion hotel, which is just a few steps away. I ordered food directly to my room, plates and glasses were not clean.

  • Liked — Wooden flooring
  • Disliked — Room service and restaurant
  • Stayed September 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 6/328 2c | Opp. High School, Kodaikanal 624101, India
Location: India > Tamil Nadu > Kodaikanal
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 66 hotels in Kodaikanal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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