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Maharaju Palace

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Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My cousin and I spent 5 nights here in November. Just can't fault the place. Lovely clean rooms tastefully decorated and a bit quirky and bohemian. One room had air conditioning but all had fans and mosquito nets. Matthew and Raju were so friendly and helpful. Breakfast was great and a fantastic first floor terrace to have it on. Would...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is incredibly well priced (even for us on SA rands..!!!) and as such it was a great place to stay. The manager, Mathew, is a star, incredibly helpful and available to help. I think some of the rooms may have aircon, ours didn't, but it wasn't so hot that it was a problem. The hotel was clean, we...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small hotel set back from Lighthouse beach. We loved this as it allowed some respite after the madness of walking along the beach front. Mathew, the manager, and Raju were incredibly helpful and informative and went out of their way to assist and advise wherever they could. Rooms do not have Aircon but they do have fans...

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Lahti, Finland
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Raj and Mathew are very kind hosts. Hotel is klean and peacefull if you compare the ones that are more near the beach. I think the location was just perfect. Breakkie was also good. :) Good value for your money! They can also arrange your taxis and rikshas and will help you to get private lesson from neardby yoga studio:...

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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

This is an amazing place for couples who are rediscovering the magic in their life. We have been married for over four years and came here for a vacation and we couldn't be any more happier. The beach, the resort, the people everthing is something that we are missing as our trip has concluded. Maharaju Palace is very natural in...

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Reviewed 18 May 2016

excellent hospitality, nice and clean place. helpful staffs, full of green, home away from home, but poor location. Surrounded by buildings and other hotels, No sea view, the cottage is good, spacious and properly cleaned. No AC, good in December, not appropriate in summer

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Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

When we returned to Kovalam after 18 years we expected some changes, particularly since photos on the Internet showed that the beach-front had been more built up during that time. Because of this we looked for a hotel set back from the tourist strip. Maharaju Palace is really what is called a homestead - that is, somewhere between a hotel...

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Reviewed 11 February 2016

Kovalam is a lovely beach town, full of westerners taking ayurvedic treatments and enjoy the beach town. This hotel is two minutes walk from the beach and surrounded by all kinds of eateries. Martin the Dutch owner was on hand to greet us , and went out of his way to accommodate our jewish shabbat restrictions. He personally walked us...

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surrey
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Just a minute's walk to the beach. A lovely house, the room was quite basic, but very comfortable. Martien was very welcoming and informative. You have to walk to the house as there is no immediate access by car, but someone will always be available, for a fee, to carry your bags for you. Breakfast was ok, the garden very...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Just back from this hotel and thoroughly enjoyed it, Martin the owner is a lovely guy and very helpful with recommendations. The accommodation is very nice and clean and air conditioning is available if required. The location is excellent just two minutes from beach but away from the hustle and bustle.

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Additional Information about Maharaju Palace

Address: | Lighthouse Beach, Kovalam, India
Region: India > Kerala > Kovalam
Price Range: £20 - £51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 79
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Maharaju Palace Kovalam, Kerala
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#5 Best Value Hotel in Kovalam
#12 Romantic Hotel in Kovalam
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“all the rooms were lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles matties184, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I did see a separate outside cottage which would give one privacy, if that's what you are after.”
 of 5 bubbles mandygCapeTown, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“everyhwhere seemed lovely”
 of 5 bubbles hildadajos, 11 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Go for Cottage.”
 of 5 bubbles jayesh_jivarani, 20 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room on one of the higher floors. It's nice to look down and see what's happening below.”
 of 5 bubbles chanteusecrystal, 11 Nov 2011 | Read review
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