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Turtle On The Beach

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15/05/2017 16/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Aldershot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

After a 5 day tour of Kerala it was great to spend 6 nights at Turtle on the Beach. The staff are lovely and make every effort to make your stay comfortable. The food is good and plenty of options for breakfast and lunch (we always ate dinner out). The only negative was that you needed to flag down a...

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Berne, Indiana
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Turtle on the beach was the last hotel stay in our trip. It was a memorable stay, the rooms were spacious and had a balcony with a scenic view of the Arabian Sea. Food was good, staff were friendly and helpful.

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

An amazing small gem of a hotel. My husband and I visited in April for 7 nights. We stayed in room 402 - which had an amazing view out to sea. The staff were helpful, courteous, polite, knowledgeable and very friendly. The breakfast had a great deal of choice to suit everyones tastes. We didn't eat lunch there, but dinner...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is no way 4/5 star! It's more like 3 star. On the day of our arrival we had to get the housekeeping to come clean room again as it was dusty and stuff coming out of the vent. Day later we had mini puddle in bathroom as water leaked out of the shower screen and became quite smelly....

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Bristol
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had to move from my last hotel because it was so terrible (no review as not even worthy). A last minute booking at the turtle got me a very nice room with a small pool just in front of it. My only downside to the hotel is no Alcohol- the Keralan Government is limiting the tourist industry here.

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Turtleonthebeach, Manager at Turtle On The Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for staying at our hotel in Kerala and sharing your stay experience on this forum. Nothing is more pleasing than the kind words of appreciation from our esteemed guests, and we are immensely glad to know that we were able to charm you with our facilities and service. It fills us with immense pleasure to...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A truly boutique gem set in a lovely location right next to the popular lighthouse beach. Though you are not ‘on the beach’ as you might be mislead by the name, you would feel like you are, thanks to the wonderful construction and design of the property. Overall it was a very pleasant and enjoyable stay. LOCATION: Located on the...

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Turtleonthebeach, Manager at Turtle On The Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for staying at our resort and sharing your experience with us on TripAdvisor. We are glad that your stay with us was at par with your expectations and that you had a wonderful time at our resort. The team is happy to note your appreciation for the accommodation, services and overall ambiance of our resort...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed one night. When compared to pricing the service and facilities is very poor. No private beach and we were unhappy. still feeling unhappy about the trip. The main regret is value for money. I went there with my wife, Not planing to go again with family. But employees are very good and good for some photos too.

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Turtleonthebeach, Manager at Turtle On The Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing a well detailed feedback of your stay at Turtle on The Beach on this forum. We are happy to learn that you found our layout impressive and that the beautiful views of the Arabian Sea, breakfast spread added value to your stay. However, we regret that certain aspects of our hospitality were not at...

THANE
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to stay with some beautiful views of the Sea from your room. The hotel is just what you need at Kovalam. The ambience of the hotel will make you feel away from the world. There is access to the beach & the food is just delicious....

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Turtleonthebeach, Manager at Turtle On The Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for staying at our hotel in Kerala and sharing your stay experience on this forum. Nothing is more pleasing than the kind words of appreciation from our esteemed guests, and we are immensely glad to know that we were able to charm you with our facilities and service. It fills us with immense pleasure to...

Port Talbot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this hotel half board last Jan-Feb with Mercury Holidays, some clients on 14 nights were surprised to be automaticaly upgraded to full-board, we were not so you half-boarders check it out. Now for the hotel, we knew that the hotel didnt have a drinks licence but you can only drink alcohol on your room after buying it at...

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Turtleonthebeach, Manager at Turtle On The Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for staying at our resort and sharing your experience with us on TripAdvisor. We are glad that your stay with us was at par with your expectations and that you had a wonderful time at our resort other than non availability of Bar. The team is happy to note your appreciation for the accommodation, services...

Cambridge
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 6 Nights after a fabulous tour of Kerala, our expectations were high but the reality did not live up to this. No alcohol on sale here at all. You can bring in your own and drink it only in your room. The food is below average. The pool area a disgrace with very few sun beds...

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Amenities

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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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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Banquet Room
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: €72 - €249 (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:
#4 Spa Hotel in Kovalam
#4 Luxury Hotel in Kovalam
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Kovalam
#6 Family Hotel in Kovalam
#8 Romantic Hotel in Kovalam
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Rooms on the higher floor has a wonderful view”
le0th0mas, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Get a room with a view of the sea. Room 402 was beautiful.”
alantineke, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I got a room in ground floor so not having any good view . So go for top rooms”
21jithinb, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Our room was 106 on the lowest level overlooking the beach”
bernardjones, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Stay somewhere else”
BJworldtraveller, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
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