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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

“Tired, Dated, Over Priced and Over Rated” + We could not fault the friendliness of the staff. - Hope this review doesn't come across as whinging over minor details but this hotel could be so much more if it paid more attention to detail. The hotel is tired, dated and rough around the edges. The whole place could do with... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The front desk staff needs to be more helpful as what ever you ask them they are clueless. You have to give them some time to revert back.Beach is very close by. Food of the hotel is very expensive like a normal plate of butter chicken is 600INR if u order in the room otherwise it's 400INR. Food at the... More 

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west yorks
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived early in the morning to a elegant reception area which smelt lovely and we're pleased to be given a room to shower and get some rest. We had booked a garden room which was modern, clean and had a lovely big bathroom. Nice array of products. The food was excellent, on quiet days we could order off menu... More 

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Faridabad, Haryana, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Everything about this property is Excellent . Location , Service , Rooms,Staff .Staff was courteous and love to help us . Breakfast has loads of varieties and food was good but bit expensive. Over all lovely STAY and would love to come again .

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Thank Abhishek M
Mumbai (Bombay), India
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The hotel is located at a walking distance to the beach. Its a nice property with spacious rooms. We were upgraded to a suite room which had very good view of the Arabian Sea. The dinner was tasty. The breakfast spread has many varieties. Staff is very courteous and friendly. The property doesn't have much open space though. Overall a... More 

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Thank SMurarka
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the second time I have stayed at the Turtle and it was just as wonderful as the first. The staff are the absolute best - going out of their way to help you with absolutely anything you need. The rooms are thoughtfully arranged and the location of this place cannot be beaten. I will be returning again on... More 

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Devon
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for 13 nights and was really nice, it's typically a 3* in uk standards, room had plenty of space but no drawers ! And not much hanging space but was cleaned every day and fresh linen and towels when you wanted them, staff were lovely, very attentive. No alcohol though unless your holiday price included drinks with your... More 

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Bhilwara, India
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely not worth the money .very average food.Hotel staff absolutely not prompt in services. Amenities average. Breakfast spread was not upto mark.food menu was very regional .Only good part was the Hotel was situated closer by to 1 of the beaches in Kovalam

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Cupertino, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stay with family for three nights. Had several incidents that showed the total disregard for customer service from the staff. Even though the name says "on the beach" there is a very steep walk to reach the beach from the hotel. The breakfast even though had lot of options, the quality was just average.

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Thank rkuchhal
Penrith, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to be robbed, cheated, ripped off or lied to, this is the place to go! Lighthouse beach is disgusting dirty horrible place, but is the best of the lot, so you can image the others. Steer well clear, worst place i've ever been. TERRIBLE.

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
By blending the finest of art with the most sophisticated luxury, Turtle on the beach brings about a new grammar in holidaying in this part of the world. You will find it unique in every way you look at it, either as a whole or in parts that make it a whole. And that makes Turtle on the beach a one-of-a-kind boutique hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Turtle On The Beach

Address: Itdc Road, Kovalam 695527, India
Region: India > Kerala > Kovalam
Price Range: €128 - €269 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Turtle On The Beach 4.5*
Number of rooms: 44
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Also Known As:
Turtle On The Beach Hotel Kovalam
Turtle On The Beach Kovalam, Kerala, India
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Kovalam
#4 Spa Hotel in Kovalam
#4 Luxury Hotel in Kovalam
#6 Family Hotel in Kovalam
#8 Romantic Hotel in Kovalam
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“Best Views on the higher floors”
 of 5 bubbles bmistry2015, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Take deluxe rooms with Arabian sea view. The suite rooms are very spacious and have good views.”
 of 5 bubbles SMurarka, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Not a very good option to Stay”
 of 5 bubbles 165prajnas, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you want views floor 5 is the best”
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“Dont even think about it”
 of 5 bubbles pulkit93, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
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