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Trivandrum, Kerala, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not at all helpful manager and customer service at poovar island resort... If we ask for details they are so stubborn and say they will mail u back or call. None of this happened.. Had to get in via other sources.. Hi time they change attitude

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1Thank hackingjoe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staffs dosent know to behave properly.. Had a very bad experience will never go their again.The food is just ok ,the rooms are good . the beach view from the floting villa is just ok, not a excelent view.We did not even get water in the night ,the office will be closed and we cnt even go out to...

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Coventry, UK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since our last visit, about 4 years ago, there have been changes at Poovar Island. I didn't think that it was possible to improve the resort, but they have managed it. There has been a big improvement in the WiFi, now it is available all over the resort. The land cottages have all been redecorated and updated. The gardens are...

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1Thank taffma2
Trivandrum, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This one of a kind resort island is the result of "gods own creativity". Here it's quiet, peaceful and serene. The stay is plush/cozy and the food is awesome. All the staff are courteous and they greet with a pleasant smile always, which makes us feel at home. The walk through the garden, "candle light dinner".........overall it is a memory...

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1Thank rvjith
Ahmedabad, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful resort island having modern rooms, wonderful landscape and all facilities....Reaching there by boat ride through back water is amazing. The front desk support is appreciated. The service was bit slow because of season rush...Overall we loved staying here !!!

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Gurgaon, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a very pleasant stay at Poovar Island Resort, the main advantage was the location, it was right in the middle of backwaters. The service and food was excellent. After a long time I had an opportunity to have fresh fishes and prawns. Everyday I ate local food (both vegetarian and non vegetarian) and they were delicious. Staff were courteous...

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Ahmedabad, India
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had stayed 2 nights on our holiday at this location.We had booked floating cottage and land cottage for single nights. Floating cottage has nice views but was little old and also need renovation. we were upgraded to Premium land cottage due to not good experience of floating cottage. Premium cottage was the best of all with facilities of jacuzzi...

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1Thank dhruvesh2304
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This resort is just amazing This hotel have there own speed boats by which they give transfer to hotel.We got a comfortable and fresh room Breakfast in the morning was good.We choose both buffet alacart and food were really good. Swimming pool area is neat and clean.A great memorable trip..!!!!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Superb resort. The service and the jain food was extremely good. We specially thanks to the whole team of the resort for taking so much care of us and special thanks to chef for the jain food. You can stay here for few days and feel heaven here. Also there is a small beach covered with water from all sides....

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Udaipur, Rajasthan, India
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed 3 nights from 21/10/16-24/10/2016. The property is good , the jetty ride from welcome area to resort is something very unique. a truely mesmerizing experience. The rooms allotted to us were good with backwaters view. The yoga session is complimentary and is ok as it goes very fast and if you are a begineer you will be able...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enveloped in serene Kerala backwaters, flanked by the Arabian Sea on the East and the majestic towering Ghats to the West, opening out to the ocean and a dream golden beach, Poovar Island Resort is a tropical paradise. Swaying coconut palms, endless golden sands, the ultramarine of the ocean, emerald backwaters, crimson sunsets and lush green vegetation create a magical ambiance around you. It is the ideal remote getaway location for a quiet holiday in spectacular natural surroundings. You can choose between floating cottages and land cottages for accommodation and enjoy a boat cruise along the palm-fringed shores of bewitching backwaters.Poovar Island Resort has 78 cottages offering a range of accommodation options. 56 rooms can be used as triples. The bathrooms come equipped with Jacuzzis, bathtubs or rain showers. 48 rooms come with a hammock in the terrace.(78 rooms - 39 Land Cottages, 10 Ayurveda Land Cottages, 05 Superior Land Cottages, 08 Premium Cottages, 12 Floating Cottages & 04 Ayurveda Floating Cottages. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Poovar Island Resort

Address: K.P. VII / 911 Pozhiyoor, Puvar 695 513, India
Region: India > Kerala > Puvar
Price Range: ₹ 5,309 - ₹ 10,890 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Poovar Island Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 78
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Also Known As:
Poovar Island Hotel Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
Hotel Poovar Island
Poovar Trivandrum
Poovar Island Resort Kerala/Puvar
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“land cottages overlooking river and sea”
 of 5 bubbles JanetC78, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Cottages inside the property are quieter with a serene environment.The floating ones nearly always have motor boats going around.”
 of 5 bubbles PeaceLazy, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a land cottage with a backwater/sea view from the veranda.”
 of 5 bubbles taffma2, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Floating cottages have serene ambience/excellent view.”
 of 5 bubbles rvjith, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in Ayurveda Village are superb !!!”
 of 5 bubbles ViplavShah, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
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