Golden Sands Beach Resort

Light House Beach Road, Kovalam, Vizhinjam, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695521 , Kovalam

3 Star
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4 Reviews | 1 Reader

Reception area was OK


The hotel was very good. The service was bad in the hotel. TV and AC were not working fine in the room. The location of the hotel was very good. The hotel was located nearby the airport. The reception area was okay. The behaviour was not good. I would suggest this hotel to improve service. I taste food from this hotel. Swimming pool was not available at the hotel. I had visited this hotel with my family. The parking place was not available at the hotel. The hotel was under construction.

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1 Review | 37 Readers

Performance of the hotel was good


Well furnished, well maintained, well room service and we all satisfied. No complained about staff, they are all caring. Location of the hotel is superb. Rooms are good but want to improve room service. It was a group tour, though the weather of the first day was quite dull but we enjoy second day. Swimming pool is well cleaned.

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1 Review | 414 Readers

Good budgeted hotel but no parking area


Hotel was conveniently located but there was no car parking and all. Food, accommodation or everything was there but there was very difficult to park the car. Otherwise, everything was okay there. We did not face any difficulty in finding that hotel. Car parking area was too far from there. It was at 10 mins walk. Hotel was located near to beach lighthouse. Appearance of the hotel was okay. It was a nice hotel. Room was spacious, neat and clean. We cannot sea beach view from my room because it was in interior. AC, TV, geyser, and other amenities were provided in the room and everything was okay there. Veg, non-veg or everything was provided by them. There was service system. Swimming pool was there. Maintenance of pool was nice. It was reasonable. There was no sign board and all so it was very difficult to go to other places. Kovalam Beach is nice. More than 5 to 6 beaches were there. It was a relaxation trip with family.

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3 Reviews | 625 Readers

Relaxation beach location with complimentary breakfast


Hotel appearance was good and the interior was well maintained. The room was booked by one of my friend and there was no problem while check in and check out. Staff were good, polite, professional and cooperative. Room was spacious, neat and well maintained, has an AC, TV and geyser facility in the room. It is located near to the beach and surrounding was neat and well maintained. The hotel room tariff was value for money and it is recommendable to others. I stayed here with family for relaxation in August 2012 and my native place is Pollachi. Complimentary breakfast was served, the quality and taste of the food was excellent, but they provided very less varieties. There was maintained swimming pool facility. It is a good place to stay for relaxation.

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2 Reviews | 324 Readers

Rooms were good and well-maintained.


It was good. I had been in off season. Appearance was good. Food was not good and was very bad. There was no variety. Rooms were good and maintained. Amenities were working well. No delay in check-in and check-out. Staff and service was good. There was a swimming pool. Travelled by train and air.

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10 Reviews | 6332 Readers

Service, rooms, food, and location all things are nice.


Hotel is very nice. You have to go to take meal on dinning place by boat. Rooms are very attractive. Interior is creatively decorated. Hotel is located on road. Food is tasty. There are different varieties available. Bengali food was not there. Service, rooms, food, and location all things are nice. Hotel is perfectly recommendable.

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1 Review | 503 Readers

Service needs improvement


Hotel is overall good and in budget. Rooms are very neat and clean, fully furnished and well facilitated. Bathroom was not good but room was good. Hot water and geyser were there. Food is not served on time that is the negative point here. Service was not up to the mark. Service is just okay. Hotel location is good. Look wise hotel is nice. Booking, front office, and reception service is very good. Food was good taste wise. There is swimming pool. It is a nice place. Hotel is perfectly recommendable.

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Navi Mumbai
26 Reviews | 29200 Readers

The restaurant is good


The resort is not on the light house beach but about 5 minutes walk from it, through narrow pathways. The location is a hassle but there is a shorter entrance from the back side, that opens into the restaurant. So ask around before you take the light house beach road. The service was good. Slightly understaffed at times but satisfied at the end. The pool is the highlight of the resort. I spent a good hour inside the relaxing water. There are kiddie floats and a small kiddie pool area too. I think the deepest spot is about 5 and half feet deep. The restaurant is good, the ambience is well created. There are a couple of fish tanks and a shelf of books with a huge variety inside. The food is mostly south Indian but it is good. The complementary breakfast consists of a choice of idli or dosa or continental. Slightly expensive if ordering a la chart. Do take a room on the second floor if you are okay climbing stairs (there are no lifts). The rooms there are new. The balcony is big. But there are no TVs inside, which was a let down. They could improve on toiletries (no shampoo sachet provided). The bathroom was good though.

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1 Review | 1137 Readers

Good place to stay


Its a good place to stay and enjoy but we were not able to go with family only we went with friend and enjoyed. The place is good, its very near to the beach. The quality was bit okay.

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1 Review | 1247 Readers

very spacious rooms at reasonble price


Pool is good nice reception but it is not located near the beach and parking is problem very spacious rooms at reasonable price

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Golden Sands Beach Resort is ranked #42 among the 251 hotels in Kovalam with an average rating of 5.2 out of 7. It is one of the 31, 3-star Resorts in Kovalam. On HolidayIQ, it has a total of 13 photos and 19 text reviews. it is rated top for its Destination, Service and Front Office.

The online booking price of the hotel ranges between Rs 1,800 to Rs 2,000 per night. The hotel offer 30 rooms to check availability or to avail complimentary breakfast, we recommend contacting the hotel to check if the final tariff includes it.

The ambience and the location of the hotel makes it a suitable option for variety of travellers. Family (67%) are the most common type of travellers that like to stay here. 50% of guests enjoy the hotel's relaxed environment, whereas 25% have rated the ambience as hypnotic.

Although the hotel is a suitable stay option throughout the year for travellers, book your accommodation in the months of Apr, May and June for the best experience.

Golden Sands Beach Resort is located at Thiruvananthapuram . The Lighthouse (1 Km), Lighthouse Beach (1 Km), Vizhinjam Marine Aquarium (2 Kms), Vizhinjam Fishing Harbour (2 Kms) and Halcyon Castle (2 Kms) are some of the popular sightseeing attractions located near the hotel.

The hotel ensures you are well taken care of during your stay. By providing free wifi access, the hotel makes sure you are always connected to the internet. It has a lovely outdoor swimming pool where you can take a quick dip or just relax your muscles after a long day of sightseeing.

Other amenities include Laundry Services, Doctor On Call and Restaurant. For checkin and checkout time, we suggest contacting the hotel.

If you are in need for airport transfers or require a car for sightseeing around the city or you have to do an early check-in, then we recommend contacting the hotel directly and requesting for these additional services. All of the available amenities ensure your stay is enjoyable and free from any hassles.

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