Me 3 - Cockroaches 0. At least I won. That’s the only positive thing to come out of the 24 hours I spent at OG's. Couldn't get into the Beach Symphony and this looked ok on the website with good reviews on TA so had to be ok right? Afraid not. Shabby dirty rooms, ripped stained bed sheets, very average food and zero atmosphere. The staff seemed bewildered when we arrived and totally unsure what to do with us. After this they got to grips a bit and were attentive enough but there was a really awkward atmosphere there the whole time. Constantly watching us and prowling round while we eat? Why?
And as for the price? Well a total rip-off. 6000 rupees all incl. is a joke for what you get. Have had better accommodation on a backpack trip for 1/10th of the price. In short, a total let down.
On the plus side, it’s a great location. The beach is wonderfully picturesque and the local fishermen sorting their catch in the morning give it a real unique quality. However, OG's need to decide what their market is. Either cut the price by 1/3rd and target backpackers or spend some money refurbishing the place and employ a manager to run it properly. I'm honestly not a fussy traveler and rarely leave bad reviews but I just really couldn't deal with OG's.
- Also Known As:
- OG's Beach Bungalow Kerala/Alappuzha