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Reviewed 1 March 2015

This is my second visit to the place and it has been a pleasure every time. The manager and caretaker are very friendly and provide all the help you need. The rooms are spacious, bright and clean. Air-conditioning and lcd tv with dth work just fine. Food is excellent with good variety and the rooftop dining area has a great... More 

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2 Thank kevin69069
Pune, India
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Reviewed 7 January 2015

The property is well maintained and located at a short distance from the Kovallam beach. The property manager is very cooperative. The rooms are well maintained, neat and clean. It would have been great if the washrooms were still better. Having the food in the dining area on the terrace was an unique experience. Food quality was also very good.... More 

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Dubai
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Reviewed 30 April 2014

Was in India last week and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the One n Only. Personalised service - owners available and extremely courteous. Small glitches but the managements attitude was right up there. The dining area in the terrace was wow. It was raining and the views, sounds etc reminds of you of a rainy day from the past.... More 

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3 Thank 900Max
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Reviewed 21 February 2014 via mobile

The stay was not good as for each and every small thing that I needed, I had to call the property manager on his phone and he used to look in. There is no system of call desk and I had to tell h for changing the bedsheets, the door mats, ro cleaning and each and every thing. I didn't... More 

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2 Thank vinitpe46
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 January 2014 via mobile

This homestay with a little work could be perfect it's quite a way off the beaten track 40 mins walk to beach however the manager quite happily orders tut tuts for you that cost 100 rupees for 3 of us The rooms are spacious with great style bathrooms and comfy beds. We had four rooms and none were made up... More 

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1 Thank Purplekal
Kovalam, India
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2013

We booked 2 nights at the One and Only Homestay via booking.com. We also emailed the owners twice to organise transfer from Trivandrum airport but we never received a reply re the transfer, that should have been the first hint that something wasn't right. We decided to make our own way there anyway but when we got there, we discovered... More 

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3 Thank Lucy B
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
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Reviewed 27 November 2013

We had a pleasure of staying at this property in nov 13. Well off the beaten track with views of the valley yet only 5 min drive from the Lighthouse beach. 5* cleanliness of the rooms and smiley service. The rooms are large and well cooled by AC, trust me you will need it here... Highly recommended. Thank You, Peter

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1 Thank prob65
London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 14 November 2013

Sometimes, the name says it all. ''One and Only'' fits best in that category. I've spend a weekend at this place. A charmer in many ways, this place catered me a whole sort of liveliness and insight. They have an over the clock Chef who cooks you whatever you want. And trust me, those were some delicious stuffs which we... More 

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Thank AshwinIssac
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 12 November 2013

My friend and I spent one night at One & Only, on the last leg of a tour across Kerala .... Our stay was very comfortable given that the hotel is new, well maintained, and the rooms very spacious. Its location is ideal for any traveler - if you're a beach lover, the Kovalam beach is a short walk away,... More 

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Thank sarahhayati
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 19 August 2013

I had the pleasure of spending quality time at the one and only over a weekend. This place is an absolute charmer with its no frills approach. The availability of a private chef added more liveliness to the whole experience. The staff were friendly, looked after my every need and even ensured I was tucked in bed for a good... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located a kilometer away from the Kovalam beach, calm and serene environment with all facilities including air-conditioning and wifi and with balconies for all the rooms with a beautiful view. ... more   less 

Additional Information about One & Only Homestay

Address: Ks Rd | Kovalam Tower Center, Kovalam 695527, India
Region: India > Kerala > Kovalam
Price Range: ₹ 2,052 - ₹ 3,625 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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