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Reviewed yesterday NEW

This beach resort is a beautiful place to stay while at Kovalam. I stayed here for two nights, along with my wife, and we had a very memorable weekend. The staff here is very attentive to the requirements of the guests, and the food is also tasty. Amenities such as warm water, room service, swimming pool, beach access and so...

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Definitely not a 5 store hotel. Everything is quite dated. Old furniture and no where near plush like an actual 5 start resort. Rooms are quite dark The pool is ok, nothing special and this hotel is not on the beach, it is a 5 -10 min walk away. The hotel offer free lifts to the beach only. The day...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the huge room and balcony facing the sea. Could hear the strong waves despite being a distance from the shoreline. Nothing much to do here except eat delicious food and chill (beers not served). Service was ok, nothing to shout about but staff were accommodating to change bedding from king to twin size. Walk up from beach can be...

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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...

Toronto,Ontario
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been travelling around India for about 20 days by the time we arrived for some relaxation on the beach. The check in was easy and very pleasant . Nice welcome drink and we were then escorted to our room (505) which was very large and had a nice bathroom. We had a balcony with a view of the...

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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...

Littlehampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a week on tour we stayed for three weeks, wish it had been longer. Lovely hotel, wonderful staff nothing too mush trouble. I wonder how many people looked at the sculptures and works of art around the hotel truly lovely. From our room we could sit outside and watch the eagles,woodpeckers and kingfishers in the trees. Certainly a hotel...

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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...

Saigon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the last hotel on our fabulous 21 day stay around India and is ideally positioned for the airport. The hotel up on a hill overlooking the Arabian see is ideally positioned for access to the beach around which are truly fabulous seafood restaurants. Whilst alcohol is not freely available one can access it as long as buying food....

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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 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very Good view of the sea from the room. Amenities are also very good, staff is very cooperative. Buffet is only available at breakfast but not at dinner though they claim to have buffet dinner. Dinner options are very limited. I stayed for 3 days hence it was difficult at hotel. Over good place to stay and relax.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing feedback of your stay at Turtle on The Beach on this forum. We are happy to learn that you found our layout impressive and that the beautiful views of the Arabian Sea, breakfast spread added value to your stay. However, we regret that the buffet dinner option was not available during your stay. The...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is written free WiFi but the WiFi was terrible.There should be a Jacuzzi bath but it was not there.There are 2 washbasin this is the better thing 2 t.v.in suite.There is some problem in air of the hotel and there is common balcony which any hotel doesn't had.

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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 WiFi 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 with the team here...

Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel was located on a hill, a steep walk down to the beach, shops and places to eat. The staff in the hotel were exceptional, polite and always smiling. Nothing was to much bother and your holiday and your enjoyment was there priority. our room was functional, a large bathroom and bed which was very hard. The food was...

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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...

birmingham
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Third visit to the Turtleon the beach and still my favourite hotel in Kovalam. The staff here are so kind, so welcoming and helpful and help to make our holiday special. The housekeeping and waiting staff are all so polite and helpful and the management and front of house staff are always available for any information or request you may...

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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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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 )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • 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: ₹ 4,843 - ₹ 27,160 (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 Spa Hotel in Kovalam
#4 Luxury Hotel in Kovalam
#6 Family Hotel in Kovalam
#8 Romantic Hotel in Kovalam
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“Rooms at the top floors have excellent sea view.”
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