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“Lake Palace Hotel Allappey”
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Lake Palace Resort
Ranked #6 of 68 Hotels in Alappuzha
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Haverhill
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12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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“Lake Palace Hotel Allappey”
Reviewed January 13, 2007

This was our final destination of a long tour of India, the most expensive hotel and the most disappointing.

It has a wonderful location, is very clean and well laid out with large comfortable chalets. Although you can only access the hotel by boat there is a good service into Alleppey, and they are willing to provide transport as required.

The hotel has a good pool raised above the lake however there are only 10 loungers and a few plastic chairs and the pool attendents allowed some guests to reserve loungers by the payment of "Baksheesh"!! Apart from a few childrens swings there is little else to do around the hotel.

Our main complaing of the hotel is about the food in the restaurant.
The buffett is very poor and the a la carte menu is very expensive. When ordering from the a la carte menu we never received what we ordered and always a much inferior meal to what was on the menu. Eventually we went down to Alleppey for our evening meals which allowed us to eat at less than half the price for a 100 % better meal.

Jenny Banks
Haverhill
UK


  • Liked — The location,
  • Disliked — Food and service
  • Tips/Secrets — If you stay here ........ EAT OUT
  • Stayed January 2007, traveled with family
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Reviewed December 21, 2006

Kadavu Resort on national highway. Very serene and tranquil.
Cottages are well maintained. Ayurveda services seem genuine and effective. -a weeks therapy is really rejuvinative, although prescribed diets make you hungry. Property seems to be well maintained, but boating is substandard.Staff are friendly and english speaking with traditional folded hands gesture of "Namesthe".
Food is done well and tasty, though English wines not available.
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E.K.Bassa, 7,Billine Avenue,Blackburn,Lancashire,BB2 65D, England, U.K.

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Reviewed May 7, 2006

We stayed in the Lake palace hotel in Alleppey as we could not find any last minute reservations at the Kumarakum Lake Resort and the Coconut Lagoon resort. We were expecting nothing much from Lake Palace as we were disappointed about not getting our prefered hotels. To our amazement the resort was not only beautiful but also very well maintained. We stayed in the Water Villa and it was surrounded by water on all sides. There was only a little bridge to connect us to our cottage. The view from the porch was wonderful with mirror like water and colorful fishes in it. The food at the restaurant was tasty and the staff courteous. There was a complimentary boat ride in the evening which took us into the backwaters for great panoraminc views. You could see houseboats floating quitely in the still waters. The staff makes you feel like royalty. Special mention of the General manager Joseph for being very polite. We stayed 2 blissful nights at the resorts and will highly recommend trying if you are visiting the Kumarakum/ Alleppey areas. Alleppey is known as the Venice of East and Lake Palace makes the experience complete.


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Property: Lake Palace Resort
Address: Thirumala Ward,Alleppey | Chungam, Alappuzha 688011, India
Location: India > Kerala > Alappuzha District > Alappuzha
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Alappuzha
#4 Spa Hotel in Alappuzha
#5 Family Hotel in Alappuzha
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Lake Palace Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 58
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Lake Palace is a Five star luxury backwater resort located in Alleppey at the banks of Vembanadu Lake, adjacent to the venue of the legendary Nehru Trophy boat race. Lake Palace Resort represents a quaint tradition, blended with modernity. Its architecture is delightfully Keralite yet comfortably modern and rich in contemporary ethos. Each of its rooms is individually decorated with a dramatic blend of old-world charm and modern accessories. While the Lake View Cottages feature a cozy lounge with mini bar, refrigerator, television, king size bedroom, en-suite bathroom with hot & cold running water and 24 hours room service, the Water Villas offer the rare feeling of being afloat. Its facilities include king size bedrooms that are beautifully appointed rooms with wooden furniture, en-suite bathrooms and 24 hours room service. Every balcony at Lake View Cottage offers a unassailable view of the unruffled Vembanadu Lake where the traditional country boats & canoes cruise gently along. ... more   less 
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Lake Palace Hotel Alappuzha
Lake Palace Alappuzha
Lake Palace Resort Kerala/Alappuzha, India

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