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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Loved the look of this hotel, it is on an island and you have to get there by the hotel's boat. We spent most of our time relaxing and hanging out in the hammocks all over the island and enjoyed the Ayurvedic center. I was traveling with 4 other women and we all enjoyed different messages, facials, and steams at...

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Ahmedabad, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place to relax. breath taking view from all the rooms. this property is located in an island made by backwaters. Reaching this place itself will be a nice journey. Around 15 minutes boat journey to reach the hotel. Food is awesome. only minus point about the hotel is the rooms are small and dark. Compare with the location and...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

All 3 categories of room - maharaja, Yuvaraj and palace rooms are similar. Location is beautiful but rooms are ok. As it is an island we we were taken there by boat that was a great experience. Food is delicious. Staff taught us fishing. Spent great time catching fish. Being an Ayurveda centre it offers great message at nominal price...

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SubhashCBose, CGM at Soma Kerala Palace, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Greetings from Somatheeram Ayurveda Group! Thank you very much for your stay and feedback. We are very happy to note that your stay was excellent. This heritage resort is 100% typical Kerala architecture and part of the palaces. Please be assured that the resorts will also be of exceptional service to friends and relatives that you recommend. Team...

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 10 February 2017

In an attempt to retain tradition and its ambience this hotel fails in most aspects especially if you are afraid of cockroaches, lizards and rats. Not that it is bad but how can one enjoy a holiday when you are always concerned about lizards crawling around. One good thing was the option to put in a hand made fishing line...

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SubhashCBose, CGM at Soma Kerala Palace, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Greetings from Somatheeram Ayurveda Group! Thank you very much for your stay and feedback. We are very happy to note that you like location, swimming pool food and room. We are very sorry to note the concerns mentioned and we will take care more as per your comments. Please be assured that the resorts will also be of...

Chandigarh, India
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Surrounded by water on all sides this resort is a perfect getaway. Peaceful and serene. Property looks very beautiful with authentic kerala architecture.The rooms are small and are mid range. Don't expect luxury, but a decent and clean place. Room service is on the slower side. No lockers , so be carefully with your valuables and cash. We lost some...

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Reviewed 30 January 2017

I was looking forward for a comfortable stay nothing fancy except of the location and scenery around this island resort. To start with the resort's direction are not clearly marked since you have to reach a main boat jetty during day time. If you are travelling at night , we have to go to a remote security jetty which is...

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Kochi
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Stayed here 2 years before. Sorry for the late review. I missed it some how. Food is great here. Location is amid the backwaters. You will be travelling by boat from parking to this resort. Rooms are average for the price. We stayed at Yuvaraja suite. Other normal rooms are so small. Service and location will make up for this.

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Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed 15 January 2017

This time our plan was made at the last moment. Searched through TripAdvisor for a calm and scenic place around Kochi and came across this place. It was just like we read about it on reviews and their website. We stuck to Kerala cuisine during our stay there and it was wonderful, though we expected little variety in vegetarian selections...

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Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Just before an hour from check-in, hotel staff called and informed me that the room I booked has a drainage problem. Hence they asked me to stay in a different resort. Initially they told me that they will drop me in that resort in their boat and asked me to come to the boat boarding point. But after boarding the...

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Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

It is a wonderful heritage hotel and it is located on island of its own and the food which you will get over there will be fantastic. If you want to relax with your friends it will be the right place for that.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
What makes Soma Kerala Palace different from other holiday resorts is its ancient architecture which is recreated using master pieces, about 250 years old, disbanded from their actual site. Classical art forms such as Koodiyattom, Thulall and Padayani, performed by veterans of the art, form a part of the Kalaa Sandhya (Cultural Evening) which was once a means of entertainment for the royalty. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Soma Kerala Palace

Address: North Kumarakom, Chempu 686615, India
Region: India > Kerala > Chempu
Price Range: $55 - $132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Soma Kerala Palace 3.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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“Ask for a room on the top floor.”
 of 5 bubbles 627virginiaa, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Higher floors have a great view from the island.”
 of 5 bubbles Madhu7965, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Villas 301,302 seems to be good”
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 of 5 bubbles PKM1408, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Maharaja room on the first floor. Room no 206.”
 of 5 bubbles lalu7880, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I think all rooms are in palace building. Not sure...”
 of 5 bubbles dkadiwala, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
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