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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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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.

Thank mcadamwj
Surat, India
Reviewed 21 January 2016

This is a nice small hotel near light house beach. we stayed here for 2 nights. this hotel is a peaceful place. When we reach there, owner of the hotel Mr. Martien was there to welcome us. He greeted us with flowers. Rooms were nice and clean. as i was on my honeymoon they decorated room little bit. Staff here...

2Thank jayesh_jivarani
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Tucked inside the narrow alleys of Kovalam, just near the light house and few meters away from the beach, Maharaju Palace is generally taken by foreign tourists who come for Ayurvedic treatments. Martin, the Dutch owner, takes good personal care about you, introduces you to other guests. The rooms are classic, no TV, the hotel is quietly placed in nature...

1Thank ketan_fans
Munich, Germany
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Whenever you have the opportunity to stay there, do it! Very Caring hotel owner and excellent stuff, comfortable beds and nicely decorated Rooms! Thanks for everything - we really felt great being there! A&C

Thank Anja R
Eastern Finland, Finland
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Stayed at Maharaju Palace for 3 nights to end our 2-week trip in India. Martin and his team made the stay very pleasant by being extremely professional and friendly. The hotel is a small jewel a very short walk from the Lighthouse beach. The rooms are very clean, towels are changed every day (which really is not the case in...

1Thank Soleilsaree
Haugesund, Norway
Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

I stopped here before going to a yoga retreat in an ashram and getting away from Trivandrum and going to this beautiful place in Kovalam was the best decision I made. I found the rooms to be comfortable, the price was okay, the location is perfect, hidden behind the main street makes it more quiet and secluded while you are...

2Thank Eternalnomad89
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

It is a small homely hotel tucked just back from the promenade. A really peaceful haven with kind and friendly staff that go out of their way to help and arrange things to do and see. We enjoyed yoga and a massage on the roof under the stars and the manager suggested many great trips for us. We were always...

2Thank Henry L
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

Stayed at the Maharaju Palace as my first stop on a tour of Southern India after spending a couple of months doing very physical work and found it the perfect place to unwind and recover. Martin and his team were great at organising trips and excursions and I'd highly recommend the full body massage under the stars on the roof!...

2Thank Oli B
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Stayed for 3 nights, was originally only staying for 2 nights, clean, close to beach. Martin and his team are a great help, can organise anything you want to do eg, trips, massages etc, there are probably less priced palces to stay, but felt right at home there, and breakfast was Western and plenty enough.

1Thank dicaldwell

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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 

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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.”
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“I did see a separate outside cottage which would give one privacy, if that's what you are after.”
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“everyhwhere seemed lovely”
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“Go for Cottage.”
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.”
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