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Munroe Island Lake Resort

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Nenmani South, Kollam 691502 India
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#5 of 52 Speciality lodging in Kollam
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Munroe Island Lake Resort is located in Munroe Island. Munroe Island is the convergence of Ashtamudi Lake and the Kallada River in Kollam, Kerala, India. The resort has a playground and guests can enjoy a Traditional Kerala Dishes. FREE Breakfast and FREE Self-Canoe Pond Tour. The accommodations got Lake Views, river & garden. Free Wifi.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Yoga room
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Boating
Children's television networks
Car hire
Parking
Wifi
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Canoeing
Fishing
Walking tours
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
24-hour security
Mosquito net
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Clothes dryer
Laundry service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Seating area
Clothes rack
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Complimentary toiletries
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Hindi, Tamil
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Priyanka wrote a review Feb 2021
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Location wise and stay wise its good ... To relax from your busy schedule and to enjoy the scenaries in village style this place is good .. one main thing we have to say is as there are no local restaurants the guest will be forced to take from their own restaurant , but for some dishes rates are too high . This can be avoided
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Date of stay: February 2021
Room Tip: Cottage view rooms are better ..
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Gerry wrote a review Feb 2020
Gangtok, India1 contribution1 helpful vote
Our stay at monroe island lake resort was disappointing, though not for the resort itself but for the poor management and lack of personal care that we received during our stay. The resort is a bit dated but otherwise is fairly scenic and located in a quite part of the island, far enough from the island tannoy system that the music played throughout the day is only faintly audible. Our room was clean and the air conditioning worked well. The drains smelt so foul that we had to keep them covered with a bucket for the duration of our stay to try and stop the smell but even this still left the room smelling of sewage. We ate breakfast and dinner in the resort restaurant and though the food tasted okay, it was very expensive and often too oily, salty and served cold. Somehow they managed to get our very simple drinks order wrong several days in a row. The restaurant itself was a bit run down, with the sounds of rats crawling through the ceiling above us and very little atmosphere thanks to all the chairs remaining sat on top of the uncleared tables as if the place were closed whilst we ate, as nobody saw a need to remove them - we even had to take the chairs down ourselves when we came to eat at the time we were told to. Though all meals were supposed to be agreed upon in advance as the kitchen was small which is completely understandable, we found we were left waiting up to an hour for our food some evenings. Somehow we were left with cold food despite the waiting, as if many of the dishes were cooked as soon as we ordered them and left to out until we ate. Even in the mornings we were left waiting for our breakfast. This disorganisation seemed to spread throughout the whole of the resort. After a large party of people who weren’t even staying at the resort made such a mess outside the front of our room and spoilt our peaceful time relaxing outside our room by crowding around us. The 3 hour boat trip that we took was only 2 and a half hours, including a 20 minute stop that we did not want but the boatman decided we would do anyway and a stop for him to go to the toilet. On top of this there was also the constant, creepy staring from all the all-male staff at my wife whilst they seemed to be sitting about doing nothing all day apart from arguing loudly in front of us, pushing past us and drinking spirits by the bottle outside our room in the evening. We would not stay again at this resort and would not recommend it unless we knew that it was under new management, the current staff need to learn what it means to be part of the hospitality trade as they seemed to do nothing at all to make our stay welcoming and comfortable.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Mabel Ortega wrote a review Jan 2020
Barcelona, Spain13 contributions6 helpful votes
Amazing place to disconnect form everything and enjoy full nature. Service was exceptional by one of its workers (cannot remember the name) but he was an absolutely 11/10. Always taking care of us. We really enjoyed the time there. We will recommend it for sure. Can't wait to go back!
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Date of stay: November 2019
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Jacob Tharakan Chacko (Binoy) wrote a review Jan 2020
Kottayam, India735 contributions48 helpful votes
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The rating i gave is after a deliberate thought. I wanted to give it one star but give it more. Firstly, it's NOT a resort. If it was I would rate it zero. It's something more than a home stay. But doesn't give you any personal touch .It's not cheap, so those of you who think it's cheap will be mistaken. It's not run by any professionals. There's no professionalism in anything they do. Comfort and cleanliness - its a personal parameter. It can be made comfortable. I found it unclean and hence uncomfortable. Imagine coming into a toilet to find used condoms!! Food is prepared by one person who comes in the morning and wants to get away early evening. So they keep asking when you will have your dinner.There is no reception, no front desk and no intercom. No tea kettle in the room. They say free WiFi but couldn't get any. Was a bit disheartened. There is a contraption in the front which could have been a functional fountain. The area is unkempt. The spare mattress to be given on demand lies in the corridor braving the elements. The toilet has an instant geyser that doesn't seem to be connected to the shower. With all that I should have given 1 star. But it's a quiet place and was blessed with a great view of the dawn break. That alone pushed the star forward.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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JayTee wrote a review Oct 2019
Thrissur, India15 contributions2 helpful votes
I wonder how this accommodation got these many higher rating. Plus: It's a an economical choice if you consider the rates. The location and surrounding takes you to a remote village experience. Minus: The quality of construction and bathroom accessory is poor. Had struggled to reach the location as I was travelling in the night and there were hardly any directions visible. Made multiple phone calls to reach the location. Could not adjust the room temperature as the air conditioner remote was not working and had to switch it off as it was freezing after couple of hours. If you don't eat Dosa better pack your breakfast as that is the only thing available for breakfast.
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Date of stay: October 2019
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PRICE RANGE
US$19 - US$27 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
IndiaKeralaKollam DistrictKollam
NUMBER OF ROOMS
5
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Frequently Asked Questions about Munroe Island Lake Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Munroe Island Lake Resort?
Nearby attractions include Sasthamkotta Lake (5.0 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Munroe Island Lake Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Munroe Island Lake Resort?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a desk, and a mosquito net.
What food & drink options are available at Munroe Island Lake Resort?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Munroe Island Lake Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Munroe Island Lake Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Aaditya Resorts, Cafe Lanes, and River Side Restaurant Lake n River.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Munroe Island Lake Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a yoga room during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Munroe Island Lake Resort?
Yes, laundry service and a clothes dryer are offered to guests.
Does Munroe Island Lake Resort offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and a banquet room during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Munroe Island Lake Resort?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Hindi, and Tamil.