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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

I have visited there during last year monsoon. The best thing of this hotel is it's view. I have booked a marine view room. View from the room is excellent. From the balcony of the room you can see see huge lake of kochi, marine drive. Ships are sailing throughout tge day. Fishermen are roaming around with there small boats....

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Bolgatty_Palace, General Manager at Bolgatty Palace & Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear sir, Thanks for your comments. Certainly we will consider your suggestion positively and do changes in the menu options. With regards, Shyin.T.P

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went with our family and we were thoroughly disappointed. The hotel has so much potential however the general upkeep and management is terrible. My room was so musty I had severe allergies and had to change rooms. In spite of doing so, I needed to take medication. The cushions on the bed had liquid stAins and bathrooms needed to...

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Bolgatty_Palace, General Manager at Bolgatty Palace & Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thanks for the comments. We are going for a major renovation in the property.Training for the staff had already started to improve the quality of food and services.Next time you wouldn't feel any discomforts in the resort. With regards, shyin.T.P.

Espoo, Finland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed with Family in the Palace hotel suites. What can I say about that? ne of the suites have been previously stayed by the previous Prime Minister of the country. The other one was where the current President stayed. Suite had 3 rooms - one bedroom, one powder room and one sitting/living room. the bath area was massive. But the...

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Bolgatty_Palace, General Manager at Bolgatty Palace & Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear sir, Thanks for the comments.We are expecting, shortly you to be with us again with more hospitality. with regards, Shyin.T.P

Gurgaon, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This resort is one of the kind as it is an extension of a Dutch palace and they have maintained it well. The rooms we got on ground floor was spacious as it had high ceilings and a garden view balcony. It was centrally air conditioned. The hotel staff is helpful and restaurant is fine. We had very good as...

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Bolgatty_Palace, General Manager at Bolgatty Palace & Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear sir, Thanks for the comments.Once again we are expecting you to be with us with better hospitality in the resort. With regards, Shyin.TP

Sedona, Arizona
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I are world travelers, we have stayed in numerous challenging accommodations, but this establishment is without a doubt a '1' at best. Plaster falling off walls, incredibly old and outdated (worn out), no internet anywhere (don't believe the web site), room missing fridge, no safe locker, absolutely no security on door when u leave (closet style lock),...

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Bolgatty_Palace, General Manager at Bolgatty Palace & Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thanks for your suggestions.Certainly we will go for a major renovation in the Palace with all modern amenities.Internet facility is available in the palace and Fridge is kept under the TV. With regards, Shyin.T.P

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed three nights and is one of the best stay away from home. Being KTDC services you have limitations. If the service is made world class you will never leave this place surrounded by back waters. If you can get/afford a stay it is definitely worth it

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Bolgatty_Palace, General Manager at Bolgatty Palace & Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thanks for your valuable comments and suggestion.Training has already been started to improve service standards .Expecting you with more hospitality in the next time. Wishing you a happy and prosperous New Year. Shyin.T.P

Coimbatore, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This property is ok for your family stay along with kids. We stayed in Marina front rooms , the views from the room balcony are beautiful and eye catching.But the size of the room is small and furniture and electrical fittings are not in full condition. swimming pool is with Toddler pool and water also clean. Rate per room also...

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Bolgatty_Palace, General Manager at Bolgatty Palace & Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear sir, Thanks for your suggestions and comments.We had rectified electrical fitting's complaint. Expecting you to be with us shortly with more hospitality. Wising you a happy and prosperous New Year. With regards, Shyin.T.P

Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

overall a mixed feeling when reviewing! place is beautiful, especially view of sunset is unforgettable easily one the best sunset you would ever see. place too is nice. however, good things end here entire experience of stay is avg. avg good. property is not maintained v well.

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Bolgatty_Palace, General Manager at Bolgatty Palace & Island Resort, responded to this review

Sir, Thanks for your comments and suggestion.We do property renovation at the earliest. With regards, Shyin.T.P

Kochi
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the marina block which overviews the Bolgatty marina where the lakes merge. You can see yachts parked by the marina, that's it. The rooms and fittings looks slightly rub down and most importantly the buffet breakfast was a huge disappointment with very limited variety. Had to wait for twenty minutes and multiple follow ups just for the juice...

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Bolgatty_Palace, General Manager at Bolgatty Palace & Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Sorry for the inconvenience caused.We will seriously taken up your valuable suggestion and upgraded buffet quality and variety.Expecting you to be with us at Bolgatty palace with better hospitality. Shyin.T.P

Bhopal, India
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Spent one night at this place; this was formerly a palace and prima facie it looks palatial but then what ? Half of what was a palace has been closed and ignored; it is not in use; the other half has about 2 dozen rooms; the surroundings, which once upon a time must have been grand and beautiful are now...

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Bolgatty_Palace, General Manager at Bolgatty Palace & Island Resort, responded to this review

Sir, Thanks for your valuable remarks.Certainly consider your suggestions to improve the premises of the property.The complaint regarding tread mill had rectified. Training is been given to improve the communication skills of staff.We look forward to see you again. With regards, Shyin.T.P

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Bolgatty Palace & Island Resort, just off the Marine Drive,is literally an Island of Calm right in the midst of the bustling City of Kochi. Here heritage meets natural beauty as the resort overlooks the backwaters, the port and estuary all at once. Surrounded by 14 acres of green groves and golf course, Bolgatty Island is neatly tucked away amidst a giant umbrella of refreshing green.conference facilities:Our Banquet Facilities include: Event Center- Capacity 900-1000 Pax theater style (ideal for marriages and conventions), Lake Side conference Hall : Capacity: 200 pax theater style . Palace Hall: Capacity: 75 pax, View Point: Capacity: 30 Pax Board Room: Capacity: 30 pax East Lawn: 1500 pax Palace Lawn: 1000 Pax Front lawn: 200 Pax Marina Lawn: 100 pax. Other Facilities in the property includes 9 Hole Golf Course, Swimming Pool, Health Club, Ayurvedic Spa, Boat cruise, recreation center, Internet, Coffee Shop, Beer Parlor, Multi cuisine restaurant ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bolgatty Palace & Island Resort

Address: Mulavukadu, Kochi (Cochin) 682504, India
Region: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
Price Range: €49 - €203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bolgatty Palace & Island Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 58
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Bolgatty Palace & Island Resort Kochi (Cochin), India - Kerala
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