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Bhopal, India
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spent one night at this place; this was formerly a palace and prima facie it looks palatial but then what ? Half of what was a palace has been closed and ignored; it is not in use; the other half has about 2 dozen rooms; the surroundings, which once upon a time must have been grand and beautiful are now...

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Mumbai
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mixed feelngs. Had stayed here as a kid and wabted to relive the experience with ny parents now. Booked the rooms ourside the main unit. On reaching there was told wifi is only at the main unit. And I need wifi for work. Despite a lotnof explanation no one budged and we had to xough up more for the main...

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Thank Sindhu R
Bolgatty_Palace, General Manager at Bolgatty Palace & Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Thanks for your valuable suggestion and comments. Steps for wifi connectivity at Marina block had already taken and will be available soon.Hope you had a comfortable stay and will be back . with regards , Shyin.T.P

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So disappointed with my stay. This is supposedly a heritage resort but very poorly managed. This is totally unacceptable given the high prices.Bathrooms and rooms are so run down. Rooms have LCD TV and fridge that are nice. Morning breakfast had good options but food was cold and not well arranged. Only good thing about this place are the friendly...

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Bolgatty_Palace, General Manager at Bolgatty Palace & Island Resort, responded to this review

Sir, Thank you for your valuable suggestions.We will certainly improve the standards of bath room and rooms.The steps will be taken to serve hot food in the buffet. with regards, Shyin.T.P

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bad service. AC not working in room on check in . AC mechanic came after 30 min on repeated call to reception. No menu card on room. To get I have to call house keeping and room service. Each of them show the other one. Food was just BAD. Only issue is natural beauty. So to keep this property a...

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Bolgatty_Palace, General Manager at Bolgatty Palace & Island Resort, responded to this review

Sir, Thanks for your valuable comments.We had rectified ac complaint, kept menu card in each rooms and up graded food quality.We are expecting you to be with us at Bolgatty Palace with better hospitality. With regards, Shyin.T.P

Bangalore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is located in a very quite area of the City - Bolgatty Island. Though a Govt. Owned property, we found the surroundings are clean, very good boat ride, located close to the busiest part - marine drive / MG Road etc. Responsible staff. Restaurant offers reasonably good food. There are two buildings (Totes) in this same compound - so...

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Bolgatty_Palace, General Manager at Bolgatty Palace & Island Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments.Certainly we will take up your valuable suggestions and rectify the same in future. With regards, Shyin.T.P

Malaysia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Main hotel block looks better kept than the other block. Surrounding looks nice. However service was very slow and staff seemed in experienced. At the point of check-in, was being attacked by mosquitoes. Upon checking into the room noticed there were mosquitoes in the room & air conditioning was not running. The room was very dusty & musty that it...

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1Thank KarineLow20
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

I stayed in this hotel with family and friends. The hotel is located in a beautiful island. The staff are very friendly. The rooms are clean and big enough for two adults. The views from the room are good. The complementary breakfast is manageable. The lunch and dinner are better in comparison to other KTDC hotels in Kerala. In 10...

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1Thank Rama Krushna D
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Id like to thank the staff and management for making my stay a pleasant one,even though renovations were goin onn ,the management moved me to a much pvt and beautiful view.I definitely recommend anyone visiting kochi to experience this heritage resort with modern touch ...the highlight is the peaceful view and romantic serenity...

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Terrific location.Great period ambiance.Great view of the ocean.With all this going for it,a typical government run institution.No attention to detail.Everything is provided for.Fridge in the room, cupboard,tea kettle etc,however every thing dumped in a straight line in a smallish room.Lovely property..An apology of an 8 hole golf course.I wish the Govt had leased this property to the private sector without...

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Ernakulam, India
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Bolgatty palace, famous in Cochin, all tourist come here and enjoy the beautiful location and palace, we enjoy here some hours , Cochin Kayal beaty enjoy and good and silent atmosphere in the centre of city,

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Bolgatty Palace & Island Resort, just off the Marine Drive,is literally an Island of Calm right in the midst of the bustling City of Kochi. Here heritage meets natural beauty as the resort overlooks the backwaters, the port and estuary all at once. Surrounded by 14 acres of green groves and golf course, Bolgatty Island is neatly tucked away amidst a giant umbrella of refreshing green.conference facilities:Our Banquet Facilities include: Event Center- Capacity 900-1000 Pax theater style (ideal for marriages and conventions), Lake Side conference Hall : Capacity: 200 pax theater style . Palace Hall: Capacity: 75 pax, View Point: Capacity: 30 Pax Board Room: Capacity: 30 pax East Lawn: 1500 pax Palace Lawn: 1000 Pax Front lawn: 200 Pax Marina Lawn: 100 pax. Other Facilities in the property includes 9 Hole Golf Course, Swimming Pool, Health Club, Ayurvedic Spa, Boat cruise, recreation center, Internet, Coffee Shop, Beer Parlor, Multi cuisine restaurant ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bolgatty Palace & Island Resort

Address: Mulavukadu, Kochi (Cochin) 682504, India
Region: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
Price Range: $82 - $197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bolgatty Palace & Island Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 58
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“anyone as good or bad as the other”
 of 5 bubbles 223sudhirs, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for Sea View rooms; Plan for boat ride at the time of booking itself.”
 of 5 bubbles GM2013Oct, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try and get rooms within the main old building.The rooms in the new block though ocean facing ate basic and small”
 of 5 bubbles 33nair, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles anandvijayakumar, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“ask for the Marina side of the hotel by the harbour”
 of 5 bubbles digidi23, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
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