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Pitstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Molly's Retreat is a very pleasant and relaxing establishment, with amiable and attentive staff. The room is large and so is the well equipped bathroom, a tv (not used) and a fridge (well used) are in the air conditioned bedroom. Power brown outs are frequent but not overly long and a generator kicks in after a little while. In this...

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yorkshire
Reviewed 3 January 2017

This hotel was booked by us in March 2016 for stay commencing February 2017 ,4 weeks before we travel do we get notification that "our rooms" have been let to someone else at a better rate leaving us high and dry !!!!! I think this is despicable and absolutely no way to run a business, just thought people ought to...

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mollys954, Owner at Molly's Retreat, responded to this review

I feel sad this mail has been placed on Trip Advisor. I am still in communication with the tour operator whom these guests had been communicating with.They did not book directly with us. All we had received was an inquiry from the tour operator asking what the tariff was and whether there was availability. I sent the relevant information on...

Wirral, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Lovely hotel tucked away in a peaceful setting. You walk in from the road and feel like you have walked into a little piece of paradise! The pool area is beautiful, surrounded by plants and greenery, great place to just chill out on a sunbed. Rooms are spacious, comfortable and clean. Great restaurant that serves delicious food and plenty of...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

My partner and I found this hotel by accident whilst staying at a near by hotel and made it our mission to spend our next visit to Kerala at Molly's retreat. This is the very very best hotel I have stayed in. As I am a well travelled person and stayed in the area several times, I would highly recommend...

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Nailsworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Molly's is an oasis in a hectic part of Kerala. Once inside the garden you cannot help but relax. Helpful friendly staff, great food and very comfortable rooms add up to the perfect retreat. Heather and Darma are often available to advise on any aspect of Kovalam life, arrange trips for first timers or provide an excellent venue for a...

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Stayed here in February 2016 for the first time.Had eaten in the restaurant before. Really enjoyed our stay room was cleaned every day and the staff were very helpful.On our third day we booked for 2017. Would recommend Mollys to anyone.

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Molly's is the best small hotel I have ever stayed in; not only in India, but anywhere in the world. The swimming pool is total luxury and kept impeccably clean each day as is the entire hotel area - bedrooms, pool area and reading area, garden and restaurant. This hotel must be rated 'excellent' on aesthetics and decor, comfort and...

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York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Had 8 days here Jan/Feb. You always felt comfortable here , staff very friendly. There was a religious festival on when we visited which made things more interesting - even if it sometimes started at 5am Breakfast was lovely. Because we prefer to eat alfresco by the sea we didn't eat here on an evening but it seemed to be...

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soton uk
Reviewed 5 April 2016

we stayed here for nine nights over xmas and had a great stay.The rooms are excellent value,spacious and clean. When you arrive you do not really check in,one of the staff just lets you point to your name in the book and takes you to your room,you initially think this is not right but after being there a couple of...

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Boston, MA, USA
Reviewed 31 March 2016

This is a lovely small hotel....rooms are very clean.....balconies with fans overlooking the pool are large with decent furniture.....breakfast is as small or as large as you like....everything is cooked from scratch....pool is clean and food in dining room is delicious....the owner, Heather, is always there to help and staff is warm and friendly...short walk to other hotels, restaurants and...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Molly's Retreat

Address: GV Raja Road, Samudra Beach,, Kovalam 695527, India
Region: India > Kerala > Kovalam
Price Range: €42 - €59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Molly`s Retreat Hotel Kovalam
Molly's Retreat Kovalam, Kerala, India
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“Get what your given”
 of 5 bubbles 313mervynm, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Only 8 rooms in hotel”
 of 5 bubbles lisatX8822VR, 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Four rooms on ground level with four rooms on first floor via steps”
 of 5 bubbles miles365, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Only 8 rooms so all perfect, but two cottages behind the hotel looked gorgeous too.”
 of 5 bubbles meatjie, 16 May 2016 | Read review
“Any room would be just fine as they all overlook the inviting pool”
 of 5 bubbles 673kamalk, 23 Dec 2015 | Read review
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