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Reviewed 21 April 2013

They originally asked for double the amount for the room which was way overpriced, but we got it down to half the amount in the end.  Room was OK, but basic & fairly clean. The major problem was they didn't have a generator & it was unbelievably hot when the electricity kept cutting out so we just stayed the one...

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4Thank UkZoe
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2011

this is my second time in mamallapuram .. the owner is a very angry person and he beat is staff and is custamer and he is very rich guy. is brother is very big politicion so no problem what he want can do this place and food is very expensive same price like a five star hotel. and the staff...

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7Thank bell g
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Reviewed 6 February 2011

Once I had a room there, everything was fine and the room was good. But that was the end of 24 hours of lies and bad service. Knowing I was arriving late in the evening in Mamallapuram on Pongal weekend, I called two days ahead and was assured they'd hold an AC room for me. I even booked a pickup...

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14Thank OffDuty10
London
Reviewed 1 January 2011

We stayed here for two nights in December 2010, our first stop on a trip around Tamil Nadu. Our room was big and spotlessly clean, with a fan but no a/c. We ate a couple of meals in the restaurant downstairs and found it quite patchy in terms of food quality and service. The Moonraker across the road was a...

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1Thank wmwmwmwmwmwmwmwm
Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 November 2010

Excellent modern clean rooms and gorgeous sunshine but I refused to at at two restaurants downstairs, all owned by the same people. The bill may come to 150 rps and they pocket the full 200 without returning change. I would ask for the change so I can then leave a reasonable tip and was told 'no' This happened a few...

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3Thank LeanneStefans
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Reviewed 8 September 2010

spacious and spotlessly clean room, with tv, fan, terrace, clean bathroom, restaurant serves very good food. it's located in the thick of things and only a few steps to shops, restaurants.... you can even walk to all the sights within a couple of minutes, or take a rickshaw if you please. excellent value

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Address: Othavadi Street, Mahabalipuram, India
Region: India > Tamil Nadu > Mahabalipuram
Price Range: $18 - $45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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