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National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
Reviewed 2 April 2015

We stayed for a weekend and the hotel has a separate swimming area right on the Kovalam Beach for the guests. Nice clean beach away from the Prying eyes of the people around. Its clean, beach shacks and ayurvedic massages are also available. All in all, when in Kerala, stay @ leela. Service is great and people are warm and...

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NC_Somaiah, General Manager at The Leela Kovalam Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time and sharing your fantastic comments. The team and I are happy to learn of your great experience at The Leela Kovalam. We look forward to your visit in future as well. Warm regards, N.C. Somaiah General Manager

London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2015

We stayed at the Leela in March 2015 at the end of three weeks traveling down the coast of India. We were really excited about staying here at the end of our trip as the photos on the website looked fantastic and it had great reviews, but compared to some of the other lovely hotels that we stayed at in...

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NC_Somaiah, General Manager at The Leela Kovalam Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking your valuable time and sharing your feedback based on your recent stay with us. I have gone through your review in great detail and I am distressed that we did not live upto you expectation primarily on the issues related noise from Mosque and music from temple festival – we have taken up the...

England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 March 2015

The Leela is a great Hotel to stay, nothing is too much trouble for the staff, they made us feel special. It is a beautiful hotel. The food is exceptional with great choice. We recommend theTide restuarante. All the Staff smile all the time and were very attentive.

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NC_Somaiah, General Manager at The Leela Kovalam Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time and sharing your fantastic comments. The team and I are happy to learn of your great experience at The Leela Kovalam. Your comments about food offerings at The Tides Restaurant and appreciation about Chef are highly appreciated and has been shared with our Executive Chef. We look forward to your visit in future...

Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 30 March 2015

The Leela @ Kovalam is one of most serene and scenic places that we have stayed at. We were there for 5 days. The hotel has a lot to do within its premises, including enjoying the breath-taking view from the pool near Terrace Restaurant, the private beach, kids activity room, gym, meditation / yoga room, spa, Tides restaurant at the...

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NC_Somaiah, General Manager at The Leela Kovalam Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind words. We are delighted to read that you had an overall pleasant stay with us. Your positive comments are a great motivation for the team and your compliments will be passed on to Mr. Gaurav Kumar, Mr. Deepak and Chef at the Terrace and Tides restaurants. While thanking you once again for your...

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Reviewed 29 March 2015 via mobile

We went with a group of people and unfortunately while the location and view is fantastic there seems to be a lack of management attention on service - internet took a while to get working for everyone - most of our names got mixed up or misspelled - both business centres ( club and main house) were not functional -...

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NC_Somaiah, General Manager at The Leela Kovalam Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your valuable feedback on your stay with us. Whilst we are happy to know that you had some wonderful moments, we deeply regret the inconvenience caused during your stay. We will definitely address the points mentioned in your review. We look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you again and...

london
Reviewed 29 March 2015

Arrived tired and hot and met Ganesh on reception who was brilliant. I wasn't sure which room to take so he showed me one by the beach which I knew wasn't for me. Very dark and dated. He then showed me one in the Club wing which was terrific. This is a new wing entirely self contained with great contemporary...

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NC_Somaiah, General Manager at The Leela Kovalam Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your valuable feedback on your recent stay with us. It is heartening to read your positive comments in praise of the property, the Club rooms, Club Café Infinity Pool and Spa offerings . Every effort is made to ensure that world-class facilities and comforts are offered to our guests and...

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Reviewed 27 March 2015

The hotel is the best in the resort. The staff are its greatest asset particularly those in the restaurant.The choice of food available is excellent. Although the rooms are very nice, they are beginning to look a little tired. If the star rating is to be maintained some money needs to be spent on small items such as upgrading the...

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NC_Somaiah, General Manager at The Leela Kovalam Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking your valuable time and sharing your feedback based on your recent stay with us. We have noted some of your important insights within our control and we will definitely address the same with concerned departments who will ensure that such instances are not repeated in future. Upon your next visit, please do not hesitate...

Reviewed 27 March 2015 via mobile

We stay in this hotel for 2 days , the hotel it's beautiful, nice view, good location , but service it's really very slow , it's good that we stay only 2 days , the food was ok , continues playing music on the beach from 5 am to midnight, disturbing.

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NC_Somaiah, General Manager at The Leela Kovalam Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time and sharing your fantastic comments. The team and I are happy to learn of your great experience at The Leela Kovalam. We have noted your comments regarding slow service - will take up this matter with the Food & Beverage Manager. Also, we will ensure this never ever happens again. We look forward...

New Delhi
Reviewed 27 March 2015

What an amazing place to stay !!! I was with a family of 6 adults and 2 infants and we enjoyed our stay thoroughly. The rooms were a bit let down in terms of size, but the Leela folks made it all up the excellent service. The property is just too good in-terms of location. Although it is on the...

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NC_Somaiah, General Manager at The Leela Kovalam Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your valuable feedback on your recent stay with us. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback and we are humbled by your gracious compliments on the hotel and its services. I am glad to note that you enjoyed your overall stay with us. It was an honour to...

Puerto Rico
Reviewed 24 March 2015

I would stay here like forever! It is a lovely place, the rooms, the views, the infinity pool, everything is beautiful. The beach is nice too, warm, clear, safe and just in front of the hotel. The food was really good, I loved that they have all kind of options for any kind of eater.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time and sharing your fantastic comments. The team and I are happy to learn of your great experience at The Leela Kovalam. We look forward to your visit in future as well. Warm regards, N.C. Somaiah General Manager

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Tennis Court
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  • Airport Transportation
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Leela Raviz Kovalam - Indulgence is an art you will perfect at The Leela Raviz Kovalam while staying in any of our 183 rooms and suites. With a seamless blend of modern technology and traditional grandeur, the soothing décor of each room whispers warm aesthetics. Each room opens out to a breath-taking view of either the ocean or garden. All rooms are provided with luxury amenities to cater to discerning tastes. Unwind with exquisite facilities like an HD LCD television and a broadband connection for hi-speed internet. The Club rooms offer valet services, a gourmet corner with a fine selection of spirits, softdrinks and snacks and have luxurious bathrooms with a walk-in shower and a private infinity pool. Awake to auburn sunrises in the horizon or soak in the sun under azure skies at the infinity pools. Get a taste of the vacation of your dreams at The Leela Raviz Kovalam. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Leela Kovalam Beach

Address: Kovalam Beach Road, Kovalam 695527, India
Region: India > Kerala > Kovalam
Price Range: $243 - $518 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Leela Kovalam Beach 5*
Number of rooms: 183
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Also Known As:
The Leela Kovalam Beach Hotel Kovalam
The Leela Kempinski Hotel Kovalam
Hotel Leela Trivandrum
The Leela Kovalam Beach Kerala
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Kovalam
#3 Luxury Hotel in Kovalam
#3 Spa Hotel in Kovalam
#4 Family Hotel in Kovalam
#6 Romantic Hotel in Kovalam
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