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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 14 January 2012

Like all the other hotels in Kovalam, Golden Sands will not get a one star rating in any Western country. Everyone planning to travel to India should understand that hotels in India is actually 'creepy': they are unattractive, dirty and usually surrounded by a rubbish dump. Golden Sands are perhaps one of the better one's in Kovalam. It's location is...

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 14 November 2011

It was a wonderful trip to kovalamand especially ataying at goldensands was so good, nice budget hotel with all facilities,you will get WiFi internet swimming pool nice and neat restaurant ,good staff and very good management.The food so tasty and yummy,i love their typical kerala style sea food and other food items.i really wish to come and stay at hotel...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 13 November 2011

it was a wonderful experience staying at golden sands kovalam and i really love to visit kovalam again and again and would like to stay at this hotel ,nice location very calm and quite place to spend your time..good management,excellent staff and their services should appreciate ...excellent...

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bangalore
Reviewed 31 October 2011

When we landed to the Kovalam, hotel manager asked us to get down some place near to the hotel. He said that cabs can't go to hotel as roads are narrow. Then hotel people came to take luggage and took us to the hotel from very narrow and ugly lanes. It is very risky to go through these lanes in...

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London
Reviewed 19 March 2011

I just came back from 3 weeks in Kovalam where I stayed in the Golden Sands hotel. It his set back a bit from the bustle of the beach so it is a lovely quiet space to come back to. The pool is clean and very refreshing. The people that work there are very helpful and it has a fest...

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london
Reviewed 26 February 2011

This is a lovely, friendly hotel. The staff are extremely helpful and nothing is too much trouble. Rooms are not over luxurious but are comfortable and are cleaned every two days, which is perfectly adequate. Anything you ask for is provided very quickly.The swimming pool is always crystal clear and the food is excellent. They have also built up an...

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 16 January 2011

We stayed 4 nights in this hotel and were quite disappointed by the lack of charm of the building and many other things that do not justify the high price. Despite the kindness of the staff, we found it not very responsive. For ex, we had to ask several times to get sheets for the bed and spare towels for...

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mumbai
Reviewed 29 December 2010

We stayed at this hotel on our visit to Kerala. COzy & clean rooms. Staff is also co-operative. Not sure of food option, as I didn't had it here. Way to rooms is bit confusing. Overall, good hotel.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 15 November 2010

While enjoying beauty of Kerala, we had a opportunity to stay at this hotel. The hotel is very good & staff is well trained + co-operative. Food was also good. The rooms are cozy. Overall, good hotel.

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Canada
Reviewed 28 March 2010

The staff is friendly and helpful. I mentioned I was concerned about all the mosquitos and within 15 minutes they were setting up a mosquito net for me. At checkin I mentioned I was partaking in a yoga workshop at a neighboring hotel and they knocked a few rupees off the room rate for me. All the rooms have a...

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Spa
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Additional Information about Golden Sands

Address: Light House Beach | Thiruvananthapuram, Kovalam 695521, India
Region: India > Kerala > Kovalam
Price Range: $26 - $34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Golden Sands 2*
Number of rooms: 27
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Golden Sands Kovalam, Kerala
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#14 Spa Hotel in Kovalam
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“Get a higher floor room if you want more privacy as the ground floor rooms overlook the main areas of the pool/garden”
 of 5 bubbles ssyap84, 11 Mar 2015 | Read review
“i suggest dont go any body to this hotel”
 of 5 bubbles prashanthadv77, 9 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Please do not select hotel. This will waste your money and spoil your mood.”
 of 5 bubbles Niranjan2007, 6 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Not recommended at all, and if at all want to stay, than go for super delux room.”
 of 5 bubbles sandeep_shah_2014, 4 Oct 2014 | Read review
“all the rooms in the hotel are pool viewing.”
 of 5 bubbles EktaPathak, 30 Jul 2014 | Read review
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