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Maharaju Palace

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#11 of 52 Hotels in Kovalam
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

What a fabulous stay it was! Right from the pre-booking to check out, everything was seamless. It is a beautiful property, about a minute (or less) away from the beach. The entrance itself is so appealing with a unique and aesthetic decor and soothing greenery all around. There is a relaxing common dining area for breakfast too.  We were put...

1Thank Sampada P
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a cozy place and a nice relaxed getaway in Kovalam then this is the place to go. Clean and simple rooms, places within a garden environment, no TV but good Internet coverage make this place cozy and relaxing. Everything you need can reached by foot, otherwise the friendly staff will make it happen.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 December 2016

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...

Thank matties184
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Reviewed 5 December 2016

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...

1Thank mandygCapeTown
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Reviewed 24 November 2016 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:...

1Thank Pia_Vanhalakka
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...

Thank Sherin A
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...

3Thank Stuart B
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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Maharaju Palace is established in 1999 by a Dutchman . If you open the gate you will find a tropical garden with a lot of shadow. You can relax close to the love birds or to the pond with the fish or just in a corner where you can enjoy the breeze and the greenary of the garden We only have 8 rooms , you will meet the other guests and share the energy here. There are just TWO ROOMS on each floor. We try to keep away stress and therefore we do not have T V in the room. Our guests can just enjoy their free time by reading, walk on the beach, take a sunbath , go for yoga or take an Ayurvedic treatment. The beach is just 50 m away We provide breakfast in our romantic room on the first floor. Internet is available. There are no roads ,so we are far away from pollution and the sound of cars. Our staff is helpful and provides information about trips. We really care for our guests. If you need transport they will arrange. We have a friendly caring, home feeling atmosphere . We got the guest review awards for 2016. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Maharaju Palace

Address: | Lighthouse Beach, Kovalam 695521, India
Region: India > Kerala > Thiruvananthapuram District > Kovalam
Price Range: $35 - $58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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Maharaju Palace Kovalam, Kerala
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#4 Best Value Hotel in Kovalam
#12 Romantic Hotel in Kovalam
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“all the rooms were lovely.”
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.”
mandygCapeTown, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“everyhwhere seemed lovely”
hildadajos, 11 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Go for Cottage.”
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“Choose a room on one of the higher floors. It's nice to look down and see what's happening below.”
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