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“Nice location of Hotel” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Beach Hotel Neelakanta

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Beach Hotel Neelakanta
Ranked #20 of 51 Hotels in Kovalam
Noida
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13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Nice location of Hotel”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2010

Location of Hotel is very nice, in front of kovalam beach. View from my hotel room is awesum. Whole night we have enjoyed the sea water noices from my room. Nice hotel for honeymoon couple. Room service and hopitality of hotel is not much good. Overall,locationwise this hotel is awesum and very relaxing.

  • Stayed January 2010, travelled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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2 Thank ankurgupta2k2
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2010

Location is the only advantage of this place. The hotel is not very well maintained and can only be judged as average. The staff there is almost non-existent and are not there for anything that you call for. We asked for a bottle of water at about 10.30pm and they didn't show up till 11. When we went down and inquired they said they are closed and we could go out and buy it from some place which might be open. Also, we had to check out pretty early the next morning and hence we wanted to check out in the night itself. This is when they told us (to our horror) that they do not accept cards! They deal only in cash and they do not inform the guests of that when they are checking in. The staff arrived at an argument and blamed it on us saying it was our duty to find out.. huh!!!??? Only after having a word with the manager, it was settled out. Despite of all this we tried our best to enjoy the stay. The rooms have a fabulous view and that perhaps makes everything else worthwhile.

  • Liked — The location of the hotel.
  • Disliked — Service staff.
  • Stayed January 2010, travelled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Check-in / front desk
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Thank subu_mimi
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Melbourne, Australia
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2009

we negotiated a great price as we booked 4 rooms in total. the restaurant food was wonderful, the service brilliant, great value, clean, friendly staff.we had rooms fronting the ocean with ceiling fans only but that was fine...even though it was up to 36 degrees some days. who needs hot water in summer!

  • Stayed February 2009, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank nickypicks
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London
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22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2009

After being utterly disgusted by the room assigned to us by Jeevan House, my wife and I got prices for the Neelakanta as it looked clean and modern from outside. We were shown a standard AC room for 2875 rupees per night including tax. After negotiations the management agreed to let us have the room for a flat rate of 2000 rupees per night.

When we returned with our bags the manager told us that a suite was available for a few nights. Whilst this room had a list price of 4025 rupees per night including tax, he told us we could have it for the price we had agreed, as otherwise it would just be standing empty. We ended up staying there for a whole week. This helpful attitude was typical of the staff at the hotel.

The suite was lovely, double the width of a standard room, with a wide balcony overlooking the beach and the widest bed we have ever slept on.

After a week we moved to a standard AC room, which was smaller but still very pleasant. Again, our balcony overlooked the beach.

The Neelakanta offered excellent value for money and the staff are fantastic. I would wholeheartedly recommend it to anyone considering a trip to Kovalam.

  • Liked — Clean rooms, friendly staff, excellent value for money
  • Disliked — Nothing - excellent value for the price we paid
  • Stayed December 2008, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Check-in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank bonjeroo
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Kolkata
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2008

The hotel was not that bad as mentioned in the other reviews..maybe they have started cleaning up the mess.The view of the sea was good.Food was good too.The room was well furnished and spacious and properly disinfected.Location is the main advantage of this hotel.

  • Liked — The location
  • Disliked — The front desk staff
  • Stayed September 2008
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Check-in / front desk
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Business service (e.g., internet access)
Helpful?
Thank Samba M
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Additional Information about Beach Hotel Neelakanta

Property: Beach Hotel Neelakanta
Address: Light House Beach, Kovalam 695521, India
Region: India > Kerala > Kovalam
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#4 Best Value Hotel in Kovalam
#9 Romantic Hotel in Kovalam
#9 Spa Hotel in Kovalam
#11 On the Beach Hotel in Kovalam
Price range (per night): ₹ 1,671 - ₹ 3,744
Hotel Class:3 star — Beach Hotel Neelakanta 3*
Number of rooms: 34
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Beach Hotel Neelakanta Kovalam, Kerala

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