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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

Rock Holm Excellent location Just on the way to beach Nearby market Room overlooking sea Average food Walkable distance from beach It also has a Private beach cut off from the main beach. Very Basic rooms still neat n clean Has a common room to sit near reception It's a budget hotel with great views.

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siem reap
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016

great location on the rocks, fantastic view, rooms definitely overprived, everything old & rusty, but still functioning, with old noisy a/c, best privacy in low season, no tv or wifi in room. restaurant & garden great view, cheap food, daily newspapers

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Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2016

Basic fascilities but friendly staff and a picturesque setting make this the perfect place to stay and enjoy the beach. Short walk to the beachfront and the shops as well Meals there are one of the best around and don't break the bank Overall one to come back to over and over again

Thank koayinz
Epping, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2016

The position is amazing, had Room 10 in the old part which overlooked the rocks, went to sleep like a baby each night to the sounds of crashing waves. In fact, couldn't wait to get back to my room each night to sit on the balcony and watch the sea. The staff are terribly sweet and did their utmost to... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2016

We had a delicious English breakfast here every day while we stayed at a nearby hotel. There were also Indian meal choices. Great views and service, clean and very pleasant surroundings - a treat to find...

Thank Carolseeks22
Pune, India
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2015

the moment we entered rockholm premises it felt strictly average but when I entered the room I was astonished with the view,...this is real luxury..excellent beach view even 5 star hotel of that area doesn't offer this great view but the hotel lacks maintenance... there is cute old man freddy who manages the place. staff is less but good.. there... More 

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Abington, Massachusetts
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2015

Poor old hotel is a bit shabby but the location is fabulous! The locks on the doors were good, old but good. I felt reasonably safe here given the rape situation in India. Always a concern for white women travelling alone. I loved the Arabian Sea crashing on the rocks below my room. There's not a whole lot to do... More 

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65 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

I have first to confess that we haven't stayed at the Rockholm but in rooms right next to it but have been coming for breakfast, lunch or dinner on its terrifically located terrace for ten years now on and off. No-one could fail to be impressed by its location. In bustling Kovalam, the Rockholm is a peaceful sanctuary tucked away... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2015

This was our 3rd stay at the Rockholm and as before, we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. We stayed for 6 days and didn't want to leave. The hotel location is great overlooking the rocks and beach, the room was clean and food in the restaurant excellent. The hotel arranged transfers for us and everything worked perfectly. My thanks to Roger and... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

We stayed there for five days. It was a sea facing room, the waves beats the shore and you can hear it from the room.the scenic view was beautiful. There is a feel of isolation which is enthralling. Room was clean as well the bathroom. The hotel people are just great, they are friendly always helping you and making your... More 

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Additional Information about Hotel Rockholm

Address: Light House Road | Vizhinjam, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) 695521, India
Location: India > Kerala > Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
Price Range: $28 - $4,134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 23
Also Known As:
Hotel Rockholm Kerala, India
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