Turtle on the Beach, Kovalam
VPI/439, ITDC Road, Kovalam, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695527
Phone Number 471-2561010 www.thrhotels.com
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Our goal was to spend a leisurely couple of days by the sea. We tried to choose a hotel that we had not been to before and were not disappointed. We got a room with a balcony on the fourth floor that had an uninterrupted view of the Arabian Sea. The room was spotlessly clean and much larger than expected, so were the attached balcony and bathroom. Bathroom had a huge tub. It was a pleasure to sit on the balcony and watch the magnificent sunset. The swimming pool was clean and nice and at the same level as the sea beyond. The complimentary breakfast buffet was excellent with enormous choice of western and Indian delicacies. We had lunch and dinner at the Catamaran restaurant by the pool side. Food was reasonably priced. Unfortunately we could only order liquor through room service and not in the dining area. The staff were friendly and courteous. The downside of the hotel is that they do not have a private beach. There are shuttle service from hotel to the public beach but no service back and you either have to make the ten minute walk back uphill or if you are lucky, find an auto that will take you up.
After enjoying House Boat gone to Kovalam Beach. Approx 5 hours run reached Kovalam. 4 star hotel Turtle on the Beach, Kovalam. When we reached we were too tired. A grand welcome by Hotel staff and treated as VIP. They gave us coconut water and cold towel for refreshment. After 5 minutes we checked-in. Our room was premium but they upgraded suite room in same amount :-) Feeling KING in king size room, there is mini kitchen, small fridge, grand room, changing room, huge space in balcony and Arabian Sea view from my room side was very superb. In early morning, view very awesome. Room is very clean and location of hotel is excellent. Hotel facilities are very nice, staff very helpful and room service on one call. Hotel infrastructure very excellent and there is very nice restaurant and food is very tasty. Swimming pool also there and there is Arabian Sea and Light House. Nice market from beach side, shopping and food outlets are a lot. 90% non-veg and 10% veg outlets available.
Awesome experience at TOB. Had booked arabian sea view room but they upgraded it to the suit free of charge. Hawa beach is just 5 minutes walk from the hotel. Hotel is very well maintained and room are clean. Good spread of breakfast. Good food on menu. Clean swimming pool Good view and really relaxing. Firstly, I would like to thank Joseph, from the reservation dept of Thomas Group of Hotels. Booking process was very smooth and not too many formalities. Special Thanks to Aditya, at CATAMARAN Restaurant. I suggest Arabian Sea View is the best to stay.
The hotel was conveniently located and it was near to the beach. The market was also nearby the hotel. It was a nice hotel and the service was very good. Staff behaviour was good and they were attending all requests on time. I didn't face any delay during check-in and check-out process. The appearance of the hotel was good. The room was spacious and well maintained. Room service was also good. All the amenities were working properly. There was no special view available from the room. 24 hours hot water facility was provided. I had food in the hotel and it was good. The cost of the food was bit high and they did not provide any complimentary breakfast. They provide many varieties in the food. The hotel was value for money and I would like to recommend this hotel to others. They arranged some indoor and outdoor games. I had good experience in the hotel. They provide pick up and drop facility. Sightseeing trip was not arranged by them.
I had a nice experience for me in this hotel. Hotel was located nearby beach. I did booking through Make My Trip. Room was nice and comfortable but little small for 3 people. TV and other amenities were provided in the room. Staff behaviour was very good. Housekeeping was really good there. They provided both veg and non-veg food. Quality and variety wise, it was good. I enjoyed the food. No activity was there. Look of the hotel was very good. Location of the hotel was excellent. Appearance of the hotel was very good. Booking and front office facility was also very good. Staff service was very good. Room was also very good. Activity part was average. Kovalam as a tourist place is excellent. I had gone there in last June with my parents. It was a relax kind of holiday.
Turtle on the Beach is ranked #4 among the 251 hotels in Kovalam with an average rating of 5.8 out of 7. It is one of the 9, 4-star Resorts in Kovalam. On HolidayIQ, it has a total of 119 photos, 229 text reviews and 1 video reviews. it is rated top for its Room, Location and Destination. It was also named winner of the Better Holiday Awards in 2017 under Great Location.
The online booking price of the hotel ranges between Rs 11,600 to Rs 12,200 per night. The hotel offer 37 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 (54%) and Couple (34%) are the most common type of travellers that like to stay here. 51% of guests enjoy the hotel's relaxed environment, whereas 21% have rated the ambience as romantic.
Although the hotel is a suitable stay option throughout the year for travellers, book your accommodation in the months of July, Aug and Sept for the best experience.
Halcyon Castle (1 Km), Lighthouse Beach (1 Km), The Lighthouse (1 Km), Samudra Beach (2 Kms) and Vizhinjam Marine Aquarium (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, Restaurant, Room Service and Parking Facility. 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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