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Reviewed August 18, 2013

My family along with my friend's family had stayed over in this resort on Aug 2013. This place is very serene with an almost clean private beach, beautiful green lawn all around the property, clean and big swimming pool etc. There are two sets of cottages - deluxe and luxury - the luxury cottage - I was told that it has an open bath room - else all cottages are sea facing. The rooms are well furnished with clean bathrooms and bedding. The property is sligtly interior along a narrow beach side road and there is all probability that you could get confused since not many local people know about this resort. Wish the resort had some guiding boards through out the road. The restaurant had great ambience with fixed break fast menu. The choice of breakfast was moderate with Bread toast as continental and one kerala dish as desi. The sea food taste should be more localized since the visitors would like more local flavour than what they taste in cities. We missed getting the fresh local coconut liquor (Toddy or Kallu ) which the resorts guys will arrange on request. The service and staff attitude were excellent and that need a special mention. The localites were also very friendly and helpful. Overall a wonderful place for a great week end holidays with / with out family. The resort also arrange boat trip on request .Improvement required on food and taste.

Room tip: All rooms are sea facing and luxury rooms has an open bath room. Better to get a room on 1st floor for better sea visibility and privacy. Don't hesitate to go at monsoon time . Monsoon is really good in kerala.
Date of stay: August 2013
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Thank BABURAJESH
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Balasubramanyan69, Director of Sales at Malabar Ocean Front Resort and Spa, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2013

Dear Sir,

Thank you for taking time off to write about our property Malabar Ocean Front Resort on trip advisor.

I have noted your remark on the food part and would surely bring in more local cuisine in the days to come.

We hope that you would give us an opportunity to serve you and your family and friends again in the not so distant future.

best regards,

P.Balasubramanyan

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Reviewed July 26, 2013 via mobile

This place hasn't got as much publicity as it truly deserves!

It has been yet another true 'find' through tripadvisor.

Having been to a lot of beach-front properties our expectations from the word go had been pretty high. And not only did the resort meet them, it totally surpassed them.

The place is absolutely beautiful. Each cottage in the resort has breathtaking views of the palm trees and the ocean. You can hear the sea roaring right in your room. The cottages are extremely well done with french windows opening up to beach facing sitouts. The rooms are very clean, well appointed with large comfortable beds and comforters. The beach is very clean and inviting and the area leading you to the beach is well maintained and beautiful.

The swimming pool has a kids area too and is well maintained.

The dining area in itself needs a special mention. It is built next to a small wading pool that makes for a beautiful setting both during the day and when it gets dark. The food is really great with a good spread of continental and Indian fare. The staff is nice and friendly. Also worth a mention are their Ayurvedic massages priced reasonably.

Overall, a must-visit beachfront resort, priced surprisingly reasonably!

Date of stay: December 2012
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2  Thank thediscerning
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Balasubramanyan, Director of Sales at Malabar Ocean Front Resort and Spa, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2013

Dear Sir,

Many thanks for the comments made about our property Malabar Ocean Front Resort on Trip advisor.

We take this opportunity to thank you for having chosen Malabar Ocean Front Resort for your stay.

Your comments means a lot to us and would try and excel.

We sincerely hope to have you back with your family and friends again at Malabar Ocean Front Resort.

Best wishes,
Balasubramanyan

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Reviewed July 24, 2013

We as a family of fours stayed at the ocean front room at this resort; it was a wonderful resort and had a lot of fun at the beach and the pool. The rooms are clean and well maintained, the pool is clean and beautiful, the food was great (not so expensive) and the staff was very cooperative.
Kids had great time in the pool, beach and cycling in side the campus. The beach was pristine with not much of habitation that we could catch some crabs. Overall it was a good stay and I would recommend this place to my family and friends.
* The food can be more authentic Kerala cuisine, that will give the visitors a real taste of Kerala.

Stephen - Bangalore

Room tip: Ask for the sea facing rooms.
Date of stay: May 2013
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1  Thank stephenbabu18
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Balasubramanyan69, Director of Sales at Malabar Ocean Front Resort and Spa, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2013

Dear Sir,

Thank you so very much for having chosen the Malabar Ocean Front Resort for your stay. I would like to thank you for the time spared to comment about Malabar Ocean Front Resort on the Trip advisor.

Needless to mention these comments go a long way in improving our services and be better and better as the time passes.

I sincerely look forward to having you with us sometime soon.

best wishes,

Balasubramanyan

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Reviewed June 25, 2013

we, 5 couples have spent 1 night at malabar resort on 18th june 2013 and we really enjoyed our stay there. we booked luxury rooms which is really nice with wooden flooring, bath tub and open to sky bathroom.it is very neat and clean. We did not have to call reception for any problem because everything was prepared before we get into our rooms.

Staff: is very helpful and assertive to all the questions.
Food: we really had great veg north Indian food specially prepared for us. They have arranged candle light dinner for us without request. it's really difficult to get nice food in many resorts.

location: it's located in beautiful beach which you can see from your room itself. Even during rainy season also, we were able to play into the water. i think it will be good during season time.

If money is not a problem then i will definitely recommend to everyone this place. it's really worth also. we had serious discussion to extend our stay at malabar after having best experience.

Room tip: Luxury rooms are bigger with wooden flooring, bath tub, open to sky bathroom and you can see beach from your room itself. Deluxe rooms does not have wooden flooring and open to sky bathroom. you will get what you see in their website, perhaps more than that here.
Date of stay: June 2013
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Thank Vishnupatel
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Balasubramanyan69, Director of Sales at Malabar Ocean Front Resort and Spa, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2013

Dear Mr Patel,

Thank you for taking time off to write about Malabar Ocean Front Resort on trip advisor. This means a lot.

Comments like these act as a tonic to do better and make our guests feel special.

We very much look forward to serving you,your family and friends at Malabar Ocean Front Resort in the not so distant future.

Kind regards,

Balasubramanyan

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Reviewed June 16, 2013 via mobile

Top class Contemporary design, luxury fittings, attention to detail, super clean and very well maintained, courteous staff, excellent Kerala food. That is Malabar Ocean Front for you..Must visit beach resort on the Kerala coast.

Special thanks to Mr. Dinesh, the general manager at the hotel for the excellent personalized above par service. I haven't seen this kind of service even at 5 star hotels around the world. Kudos.

Tip: Nearest airport is Mangalore. Nearest train stations are Nileshwar and Kanhangad.

Suggestions to the management: please include more authentic Malabar dishes in your menu.

Date of stay: June 2013
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1  Thank Prajwal83
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Balasubramanyan69, Director of Sales at Malabar Ocean Front Resort and Spa, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2013

Dear Sir,

Thank you so very much for taking time off to write a review about our property Malabar Ocean Front Resort on trip advisor.

Comments like the one you made make a big difference. The future clients are confident about the property and we at our end ensure that we do not fail in any manner.

We have made a note of the Malabar Food to be added to the menu. This would be done soon.

I sincerely hope to have you stay with us again in the not so distant future.

Kind regards,

P.Balasubramanyan

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