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Maharaju Palace

| Lighthouse Beach, Kovalam, India
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surrey
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just a minute's walk to the beach. A lovely house, the room was quite basic, but very comfortable. Martien was very welcoming and informative. You have to walk to the house as there is no immediate access by car, but someone will always be available, for a fee, to carry your bags for you. Breakfast was ok, the garden very... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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146 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just back from this hotel and thoroughly enjoyed it, Martin the owner is a lovely guy and very helpful with recommendations. The accommodation is very nice and clean and air conditioning is available if required. The location is excellent just two minutes from beach but away from the hustle and bustle.

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Surat, India
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18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice small hotel near light house beach. we stayed here for 2 nights. this hotel is a peaceful place. When we reach there, owner of the hotel Mr. Martien was there to welcome us. He greeted us with flowers. Rooms were nice and clean. as i was on my honeymoon they decorated room little bit. Staff here... More 

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Mumbai
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49 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tucked inside the narrow alleys of Kovalam, just near the light house and few meters away from the beach, Maharaju Palace is generally taken by foreign tourists who come for Ayurvedic treatments. Martin, the Dutch owner, takes good personal care about you, introduces you to other guests. The rooms are classic, no TV, the hotel is quietly placed in nature... More 

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Munich, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whenever you have the opportunity to stay there, do it! Very Caring hotel owner and excellent stuff, comfortable beds and nicely decorated Rooms! Thanks for everything - we really felt great being there! A&C

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Eastern Finland, Finland
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36 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Stayed at Maharaju Palace for 3 nights to end our 2-week trip in India. Martin and his team made the stay very pleasant by being extremely professional and friendly. The hotel is a small jewel a very short walk from the Lighthouse beach. The rooms are very clean, towels are changed every day (which really is not the case in... More 

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Haugesund, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

I stopped here before going to a yoga retreat in an ashram and getting away from Trivandrum and going to this beautiful place in Kovalam was the best decision I made. I found the rooms to be comfortable, the price was okay, the location is perfect, hidden behind the main street makes it more quiet and secluded while you are... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

It is a small homely hotel tucked just back from the promenade. A really peaceful haven with kind and friendly staff that go out of their way to help and arrange things to do and see. We enjoyed yoga and a massage on the roof under the stars and the manager suggested many great trips for us. We were always... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

Stayed at the Maharaju Palace as my first stop on a tour of Southern India after spending a couple of months doing very physical work and found it the perfect place to unwind and recover. Martin and his team were great at organising trips and excursions and I'd highly recommend the full body massage under the stars on the roof!... More 

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masterton
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32 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

Stayed for 3 nights, was originally only staying for 2 nights, clean, close to beach. Martin and his team are a great help, can organise anything you want to do eg, trips, massages etc, there are probably less priced palces to stay, but felt right at home there, and breakfast was Western and plenty enough.

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