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Turtle On The Beach

Itdc Road, Kovalam 695527, India
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  • Lighthouse Beach
    0.6 km
  • 4 star hotel
  • Pool
Reviewed 3 days ago
Terrific location
This hotel is nice and comfortable and only a couple of things... more
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

This hotel is nice and comfortable and only a couple of things keep it from 5 stars. The staff are exceptionaly helpful without being overbearing and the hotel is sited in a wonderfull location in what is said; the most beautiful part of India; that being Kerala. The beach is just a short walk down from the hotel, and in...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

What a dump! Tape everywhere stunk of creosote room had 1970's flea bitten red pub carpet in the room no amenities and to top it all no beach how the hell does this get rated as a 4 star?? Beyond me! Checked into the Taj Kovalam now that's more like it!!!!!!!!

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Me and my husband stayed in this hotel for 1 day....enjoyed the visit...got an upgrade on the room...well maintained hotel with super clean rooms....courteous staff...superfast service...close to the beach....wonderful food...loves their fried ice cream...would love to visit again along with my daughter who.could mot accompany us

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Kovalam was our last stop in our Kerala Trip and we had chosen to stay at Turtle on the Beach Hotel. Excellent hotel with very friendly staff, good massage facilities and very near to the beach. Transport provided to go to the beach. The view from the hotel room was very breath taking. We went on a day trip to...

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Turtleonthebeach, Manager at Turtle On The Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for staying at our hotel in Kerala and sharing your stay experience on this forum. Nothing is more pleasing than the kind words of appreciation from our esteemed guests, and we are immensely glad to know that we were able to charm you with our facilities and service. It fills us with immense pleasure to...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had my worst experience with this hotel recently. Firstly, the suite rooms that they provide are worst as they are not part of the hotel. you have to get out of the hotel boundary/ premises in order to go to the suites room, through the footpath along the road. Also, these suit rooms are not connected to any other...

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Turtleonthebeach, Manager at Turtle On The Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for sharing your experience from your recent stay with us at Turtle on the Beach. We have noted your comments with regards to the service provided by our team and please accept my sincerely apologize for the discomfort that may have caused. I would like to assure you that your comments will be shared...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Room size is comparatively small .Pool just outside restaurant which is embarrassing.outside of room is good though.vety friendly and cooperative restaurant staff.even packed food for flight.watmth lacking on reception side though. Buffet also need change.everyday rasam could be replaced by soup and ice cream in desert should be included.

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Turtleonthebeach, Manager at Turtle On The Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for sharing your experience from your recent stay with us at Turtle on the Beach. We have noted your comments with regards to the service provided by our team and please accept my sincerely apologize for the discomfort that may have caused. I would like to assure you that your comments will be shared...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are group of three families from Gurdaspur, Punjab booked this hotel for new year celebrations on 31st Dec, 2016, we have booked this hotel about two months in advance. We have a very bitter experience of this hotel. We Arrived at Kovalam at about 4pm. The police authorities didn't permit our Tempo taxi to enter on the Beach Road....

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Turtleonthebeach, Manager at Turtle On The Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for sharing your experience from your recent stay with us at Turtle on the Beach. We have noted your comments with regards to the service provided by our team and please accept my sincerely apologize for the discomfort that may have caused. I would like to assure you that your comments will be shared...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate at Catamaran Restaurant at Turtle on the Beach Hotel every day for breakfast and twice for dinner at their buffet. Food was of good quality, good selection and varied from day to day. At each meal, about 50% of the options were excellent and the other 50% were good. The service was always very good. The wait staff...

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Turtleonthebeach, Manager at Turtle On The Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for staying at our resort and sharing your experience with us on TripAdvisor. We are glad that your stay with us was at par with your expectations and that you had a wonderful time at our resort. The team is happy to note your appreciation for the accommodation, services and overall ambiance of our resort...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great hotel , fantastic staff, food excellent, very central location handy for shops and beach, everywhere very clean , we were in a room with a balcony, with fantastic views over the sea, with fantastic sun sets

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Turtleonthebeach, Manager at Turtle On The Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for staying at our hotel in Kerala and sharing your stay experience on this forum. Nothing is more pleasing than the kind words of appreciation from our esteemed guests, and we are immensely glad to know that we were able to charm you with our facilities and service. It fills us with immense pleasure to...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worst hotel I've been to in my entire trip. Totally run down, food is not up to the standard. No staff on duty to check out luggage. It took them 30 minutes to come and collect my luggage. The furniture is totally run down and there's a strange smell in the rooms, lobby area and restaurant.

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Turtleonthebeach, Manager at Turtle On The Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for sharing your experience from your recent stay with us at Turtle on the Beach. We have noted your comments with regards to the service provided by our team and please accept my sincerely apologize for the discomfort that may have caused. I would like to assure you that your comments will be shared...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
By blending the finest of art with the most sophisticated luxury, Turtle on the beach brings about a new grammar in holidaying in this part of the world. You will find it unique in every way you look at it, either as a whole or in parts that make it a whole. And that makes Turtle on the beach a one-of-a-kind boutique hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Turtle On The Beach

Address: Itdc Road, Kovalam 695527, India
Region: India > Kerala > Kovalam
Price Range: $140 - $345 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Turtle On The Beach 4.5*
Number of rooms: 44
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Also Known As:
Turtle On The Beach Hotel Kovalam
Turtle On The Beach Kovalam, Kerala
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Kovalam
#4 Luxury Hotel in Kovalam
#4 Spa Hotel in Kovalam
#6 Family Hotel in Kovalam
#8 Romantic Hotel in Kovalam
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