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Kochi (Cochin), India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bolgatty palace resort best place to stay near Cochin, and in a water frontage area, good and beautiful location to stay with families, also good and neet place with best service from the staffs and management,good

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

Dear sir, Thanks for the comments. with regards, shyin.t.p

Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed one day in Bolgatty palace & island resort cochi. Rooms are well maintained & very clean. One of the staffs character was not good.He behave very rude.Some builders came there for visiting. He deal them very nicely and at that time he deal us badly.

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London
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Bolgatty Palace is somewhere we return to every trip to India. We love it. The staff are brilliant - friendly and helpful. Notably - Bernath (whose smile lights the world), Albert (another old friend), Ragesh (we met him all over the place), Manju and the other ladies at reception and Jayesh who always helped us sort out our accommodation. The...

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

Dear mam, Thanks for the comments and suggestions. Certainly we will go for renovation, very shortly.We are expecting you to be with us @ Bolgatty Palace with more hospitality. with regards, shyin.T.P

Reviewed 1 March 2017

The property is situated at a great location, overseeing the kochi harbour and marine drive. Getting to Fort Kochi is quite convenient by a ferry from Vypin or High Court Jetty. The resort itself is a former Dutch Palace turned into a resort. The buildings are well maintained, with great views all round. Food could be improved, as the taste...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 12 February 2017

I stayed in this property on the month of September 2016 with one of my friend. The location is just so beautiful and no words for it. But the property is handled by a bunch of buffoons who doest know what is the value of it. The pictures that I post says all. The rooms was so dirty with worn...

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

Dear sir, Thanks for your valuable suggestions. We have rectified the complaints.Hope, you will satisfy with our hospitality next time. With regards, Shyin.T.P

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

What a location; top notch; thanks to it being a Kerala Tourism department property. But that's it. Typical government type property with a fantastic location but zero upkeep, service, food and any kind of extras. Lousy maintained rooms, absolutely zero room service, lousy food; basically a zero feel good factor when I stayed here. Please do not stay here. Opt...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful resort, beautiful location, poor management by KTDC. Sad to see an amazing heritage property being destroyed through neglect . Sarkari Chalta hai attitude everywhere. I wish they maintain the property and its antiques in a better manner. The food is poor in variety and taste. So eat outside or get delivered. The massage at the spa is good and...

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Bangalore
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

This hotel is hidden away from kochi by a ferry ride and a bike ride away . Away from the hustle bustle , we decided to brave the afternoon soon on our rented bike , taking the ferry ( jungle) ride to Vipin Island. Once there , it was a short ride to The Bolgatty. The place being owned and...

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

Sir, Thanks for your comments.We have up graded our lunch menu & pls. try come over for our better hospitality. With regards, Shyin.T.P

kolkata
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Kochi is our starting point of our Kerela trip . We started from kolkata morning 6.50 am by spicejet on 23 Dec 16 & reached Kochi at 4 p.m after changing flight at B’lore. We made lot of research for selecting hotel at Kochi and finally booked KTDC Bolgatty Palace & Island Resort . The resort is almost 36 km...

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

Dear Sir, Thanks for your valuable suggestions and comments.Training has already started for the staff for improving communication skills. with regards, Shyin.T.P

Hyderabad, India
Reviewed 20 January 2017

This is another resort managed by KTDC and they are doing a really good job. The hotel is an old palace now converted into a resort with sea on both sides of it. The richness of wooden work in the hotel is awesome. The view from the pool and open court is fantastic as it overlooks the harbor (next to...

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

Dear Sir/Madam, Thanks for the compliments. Experience our hospitality with more relaxation, next time. With regards, shyin.T.P

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  • 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: €51 - €184 (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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“Room 212 - a first floor corner room is great”
Dana030, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for marina or harbor view rooms”
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“Try the cottages or the old building, new building is only economical”
AVEMEADOWS, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“anyone as good or bad as the other”
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“Ask for Sea View rooms; Plan for boat ride at the time of booking itself.”
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