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Johannesburg
Reviewed 9 March 2012

We had great expectations that were not met. The location is fantastic and the hotel has great potential but it needs a serious shake up. The beautiful grounds were full of litter and badly kept. Hotel staff tried their best but most, particularly at the front desk, were not able to understand or speak English. The Spa was also a...

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Panama
Reviewed 15 January 2012

Only indian breakfast, and not very tasty. Not good for the price. Worst service in all my Indian trip. the only good thing is that they have a great matress in the beds.

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hisar
Reviewed 5 January 2012

the palace converted to a hotel at reasonable price was not a let down . being maintained by tourism department , at times one has a governmentish feel but not here ! the staff was cordial . rooms and toilets were clean and were cleaned up regularly . food was really good . the swimming pool was clean but changing...

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5Thank koolsanjay
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 22 December 2011

The Palace was the last hotel I stayed in this trip and there was a sense of expectation. In part this was due to the generally pleasant stays I had with the earlier hotels and also we had been told this was a palace in its previous life. Well, the Palace turned out to be an over-hyped disappointment. It occupies...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 20 December 2011

The hotel exteriors are amazing, great views of the Cochin backwaters and the property is huge. Great pool, very well maintained. The spa is very well priced but I would give it a miss, cleanliness is a huge problem there. Did not eat at at the hotel so I cannot comment. The receiption area was run down and showing age,...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 11 December 2011

I am not against KTDC as you might find from my review of other KTDC resorts. To be candid, my expectations were not very high and this is the reason why I have not given still lower ratings. Let me start with good points. The resort is just like its pictures - simply beautiful. Great view, heritage building, decent old-styled...

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4Thank aayushrivastava
Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 26 November 2011

It was a fun filled trip and a memorable experience to stay at Bolgatty Palace, at Bolgatty Islands. The pros are the following: 1. Awesome ambience. 2. Aesthetically designed rooms, very spacious and brings the 'luxury' feeling .. Real value for money. 3. Private boat arranged on request to take a sneak peek into the ernakualam back waters. 4. Authentic...

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Thank anncie10
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 17 November 2011

enjoy the back waters, enjoy being staying at the island and also when u wanna shop just take boat and go the market place. and also one of the best places in kerala for a massage... just enjoy the pool for a refreshing experience.. also enjoy the boating for a romantic experience.. really romantic

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4Thank dj_macc
Ruwi, Oman
Reviewed 29 October 2011

A very good hotel.....the food is good, rooms excellent and ambience is great. They arrange a boat just for you to go across to the Ernakulum jetty....Awesome experience!

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1Thank dd_rebeiro
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 19 September 2011

Spent four days here recently. The hotel sounds very romantic - a palace on an island.....it's not. It's old, dated and tired. the rooms are old, damp, smell of damp. I did not have one hot shower the entire time we were there. There is a spa on site and they ring your room every hour to see if you...

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bolgatty Palace is the oldest Dutch Mansion existing outside Holland. The picturesque Bolgatty Island is surrounded by the quaint Chinese fishing nets that take you back in time.The Palace has 4 Palace Suites with the dutch charm in architecture. The Palace dates back to 1744. All suite rooms named after famous painters, the private balcony in Each suite offers a panoramic view to the river.The property has Bolgatty Palace, Bolgatty Island Resort and Marina House situated in the same Island, it is ideal for conducting residential conferences, In house wedding Functions large banquets etc.With the capacity to park more than 500 cars, lush green lawns on both the sides Bolgatty is an excellent host to both tourists as well as banquet functions. Our Banquet Facilities include: A/c Lake Front Hall with Panthal : Capacity: 250 pax theatre style (inside the Hall). Palace Hall: Capacity: 75 pax View Point: Capacity: 30 Pax Board Room: Capacity: 30 pax East Lawn: 1500 pax Palace Lawn: 1500 Pax Front lawn: 200 Pax Marina Lawn: 100 paxOther facilities in the property includes swimming pool, health club, ayuvedic spa, golf course, Boat cruise, airport pick up and drop, Multi cuisine restaurant, coffee shop, internet, Kathakali program me, beer parlor etc to name a few. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bolgatty Palace and Island Resort

Address: | Mulavukadu, Kochi (Cochin) 682504, India
Region: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
Price Range: $91 - $173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bolgatty Palace and Island Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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Also Known As:
Bolgatty Palace Hotel Kochi (Cochin)
Bolgatty Palace Kochi
Bolgatty Palace And Island Resort Kochi (Cochin), Kerala
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#36 Spa Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
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