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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had plan to visit cochin for one day official meeting, booked room here via online based on the reviews but things there was totally different... Have booked AC room with Breakfast complementary after check in room CONS 1. AC was not working at all - to report the same to reception / room service - phone kept in room is... More 

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Thank Imran K
Ernakulam, India
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Reviewed September 12, 2016

Good budget hotel. Friendly behaving staffs. Good food. Nice place to stay away from busy city rush. Lake side. Calm and quiet atmosphere. Wrong location shown, its actually near to Thykoodam over bride (NH-47).

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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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Reviewed August 14, 2016

I stayed there for two nights. I reached Kochi at midnight. I called the manager Aneesh at that houu. He gave direction to the cabdriver. I checked in at 1 am and greeted by ever smiling Pradeep. And checked out at 1 am two days after by a car arranged by them. The room was very good with a wide... More 

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Thank Arunabha A
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Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

I booked the hotel through goibibo and it was a very comfortable stay, though not up to the expectations but at par with price charged.Rooms were good Staff here were also ready for service anytime. No bad experience. Also I think it's bit out of the city so book here only if you have your own car.

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Thank 21arpit
New Delhi, India
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Reviewed January 12, 2016

i visited oval retreat palace in august 2015 for 5 days for my admission purposes in cusat.i really enjoy my 5 days here.hotel is not at very good location but all the other services like food,room service,etc all are good.especially hotel is cheap and room is spacious.the scenario from hotel is awesome because hotel is situated on the bank of... More 

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Thank imranahmadshs
Bangalore
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Reviewed December 30, 2015

The pictures in the profile aren't even remotely same as the actual rooms allotted. Terrible service. No one at reception from 5 in the evening and hotel door open throughout night with no security. Very unsafe. Extremely poor overall.

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Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

We arrived late (11 pm), manager was already angry because he had to wait for us. Rooms were not cleaned, bath room unhygienic plus showers were broken, electricity of the elevator went out on the 1st time we were going to our room;we were stuck in the elevator for more than 5 minutes. We never used the elevator after that.... More 

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Thank Ali Z
Shillong, India
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Reviewed December 10, 2015

We booked this place for our 3 days conference stay in Kochi. It is a homestay, with a very helpful owner. The property was under renovation, so dont have much to comment on it. Room was decent and spacious with view of the waterway canal but the room curtains need cleaning. The problem with the hotel was its location. Due... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed November 9, 2015

stayed here for one night...we were 5 people stayiong in rooms.. there were few pros with quite a many cons. pros: nice, polite lady at reception who was manager's wife.. always willing to help staffs(though they could help little due to languahe barrier).. car for city tour arranged within minutes... food was quite good for both dinner and breakfast... only... More 

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Thank supratik r
Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed November 1, 2015

If you want to spend the worst weekend ever with you family, go to this hotel. It is old, stinky, disgusting, roaches in the room and stained sheets. They claim they offer complimetary breakfast but they dont and the Manage/Owner is very rude.

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Address: River Bank Avenue, Bund Road Extension, Vyttila, Kochi (Cochin), India
Location: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
Price Range: $12 - $23 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Oval Retreat Palace 1*
Number of rooms: 17
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“River facing rooms with balcony. I stayed at 502.”
 of 5 bubbles ArunabhaA, Aug 14, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the South side will give a aromic view of the lake just in front of the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles SYRUSMACHUNKAL, Jul 9, 2015 | Read review
“rooms at the south side give better views”
 of 5 bubbles SYRUSMACHUNKAL, Nov 17, 2013 | Read review
“rooms in the southern side facing to the back waters and the 5th floor rooms are excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles maxip786, Nov 17, 2013 | Read review
“Rooms facing to back waters”
 of 5 bubbles OvalRetreat, Aug 3, 2013 | Read review
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