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Dr. Franklin's Panchakarma Institute and Ayurveda Centre

Chowara | South Kovalam, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) 695501, India
+91 471 248 0870
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A wonderful experience

I have stayed 5 days at Dr Franklins, it has been a great experience, the drs are professional yet... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ellie C
via mobile
amazing stay

This was our second visit at Dr Franklin institute,we stayed for 3 weeks this time, the treatments... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2017
Jeleriu I
via mobile
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“Dr.Franklin’s Panchakarma Institute”, the Unique Centre for Ayurveda, Yoga & Meditation was established in 1997 by Dr.V.Franklin, formerly the district chief medical officer of Government of Kerala, registered as "Ribis Health Care Pvt Ltd” and awarded with “Green Leaf” certificate ( Govt. of Kerala). The therapeutic crew consists of 52 qualified and expert Ayurvedic therapists and 7 Ayurvedic Doctors who work under the guidance of Dr.V.Franklin (Chief Physician) and Dr.Sony Joseph (Managing Director). The Yoga & Meditation sessions are handled by the Yoga expert Master Soorya Ravi who is the general secretary of the Yoga Teacher’s Association, South India.
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  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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Chowara | South Kovalam, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) 695501, India
+91 471 248 0870
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have stayed 5 days at Dr Franklins, it has been a great experience, the drs are professional yet friendly, the therapists are trained well and offer the service with a smile. I had a bad cold and flu and the drs and nurses provided...More

Thank Ellie C
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

This was our second visit at Dr Franklin institute,we stayed for 3 weeks this time, the treatments, food and service were very good , lovely atmosphere , we will definetly be back one day !!!

5  Thank Jeleriu I
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Had pleasure of visiting Dr Franklin's Panchakarma Institute in Feb/March 2017 and had a marvellous time. Panchakarma and the all treatments received were excellent. On average treatments lasted at least 3-5 hours depending on what was needed. I would like to take this opportunity to...More

6  Thank Suyangi G
Reviewed 5 November 2016

This family owned resort has a particular charming and refreshing atmosphere and acts as an retreat in the often overwhelming Indian landscape

6  Thank gerdt_13
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Nice hotel best for Ayurveda treatment. I liked the so Mathew ram ram beach nearby .you got many shops in that area. As well there's a beautiful jewelry shop inside the hotel which can be trusted more and got awesome jewels .Also they have the...More

2  Thank Zubimalik
Reviewed 25 August 2016

I was overworked and and had no more power in my mind and body...I was fat and terrible tyred looking. In 3 weeks I was like a new thank Ayurveda from Dr Franklin and dancing the whole time like crazy: my energy was completely back,...More

7  Thank 227dianan
Reviewed 30 April 2016

1 old institute 2 very good name among the locals 3 Lot of foreigners visiting the institute 4 contained to panchakarma

3  Thank gopsmarty
Reviewed 7 March 2016

28 day Panchakarma included more than 100 different massages and treatments with high professional and very friendly staff. 3-5 hours treatment per day depending your needs. Ayurvedic food served in the restaurant. Quality of food very good. Ambiente and service quality in restaurant could be...More

8  Thank VisionOne
Reviewed 12 February 2016

best massages ever, same quality like shinshiva, because it is the same owner. Themassages are extremely good quality together with the clenaliness of the house and the friendliness of the staff and the European style and standards this ressort is a great choice. It has...More

6  Thank P5319YLingrid
Reviewed 17 November 2015

I stayed there for 10 days, and followed the detox programme, intensive massage and Ayurvedic treatment. Lovely room and grounds with outdoor pool. Staff very friendly and helpful.

10  Thank Rani1968
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12 May 2017|
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Response from Suyangi G | Reviewed this property |
Hi there There is onsite accommodation available. I went on my own as well and paid around £30 for the room and treatments and Yoga was extra. You will enjoy yourself, lots of women come on there own. Ring or email them... More