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Maharaju Palace

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Lahti, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Raj and Mathew are very kind hosts. Hotel is klean and peacefull if you compare the ones that are more near the beach. I think the location was just perfect. Breakkie was also good. :) Good value for your money! They can also arrange your taxis and rikshas and will help you to get private lesson from neardby yoga studio:... More 

Thank Pia_Vanhalakka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

This is an amazing place for couples who are rediscovering the magic in their life. We have been married for over four years and came here for a vacation and we couldn't be any more happier. The beach, the resort, the people everthing is something that we are missing as our trip has concluded. Maharaju Palace is very natural in... More 

Thank Sherin A
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

excellent hospitality, nice and clean place. helpful staffs, full of green, home away from home, but poor location. Surrounded by buildings and other hotels, No sea view, the cottage is good, spacious and properly cleaned. No AC, good in December, not appropriate in summer

Thank madhuparna c
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

When we returned to Kovalam after 18 years we expected some changes, particularly since photos on the Internet showed that the beach-front had been more built up during that time. Because of this we looked for a hotel set back from the tourist strip. Maharaju Palace is really what is called a homestead - that is, somewhere between a hotel... More 

2 Thank Stuart B
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33 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2016

Kovalam is a lovely beach town, full of westerners taking ayurvedic treatments and enjoy the beach town. This hotel is two minutes walk from the beach and surrounded by all kinds of eateries. Martin the Dutch owner was on hand to greet us , and went out of his way to accommodate our jewish shabbat restrictions. He personally walked us... More 

Thank hildadajos
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2016

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2016 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.

Thank mcadamwj
Surat, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2016

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2016

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 

Thank ketan_fans
Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2016

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

Thank Anja R
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Additional Information about Maharaju Palace

Address: | Lighthouse Beach, Kovalam, India
Location: India > Kerala > Kovalam
Price Range: $20 - $66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 79
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Also Known As:
Maharaju Palace Kovalam, Kerala
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#4 Best Value Hotel in Kovalam
#12 Romantic Hotel in Kovalam
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