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Reviewed 7 July 2016

Approaching Bolgatty Palace and Island Resort my mind was skimming through the various pieces I had read up about the Dutch in the Malabar region. As we reached the island, the thought of staying in the premises of a heritage property had completely possessed us. But soon the excitement turned into a huge disappointment even after getting an upgrade to...

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Mumbai
Reviewed 6 July 2016

The very first thing you will suddenly notice as you struggle your way through the hustle and bustle of the concrete city, is the lush green and peaceful island surrounded by water bodies in middle of nowhere. The property is divided into two parts where the first one houses the bolgatty palace- the largest dutch palace outside Holland. The palace...

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Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

+ good scenic beauty + good atmosphere outside + good for a week end stay, for adults as there is no recreation for children + respecting the effort to maintain a historic place Recommendable for Med-low budget resort stay! Although other better maintained, options are available... - below average room quality and maintenance -below average food at breakfast, better foods...

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Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Visited the place as part of work conference. Wi Fi is available only at the reception building. So be aware of that limitation. We saw the palace suites. But it was muggy. We stayed in the deluxe room - it was actually much better and got a good view as well. Food is decent and the swimming pool is ok....

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Malappuram, India
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

A Kerala tourism product. Bolgatty palace , nice ambiance and good service . " Very Bad food they providing in their restaurant ". Not at all tasty . I tried few dishes . I felt bad about their food part and very high price and vat and tax . Couples can spend time inside the palace , gardens, golf play...

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Kegalle, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 1 June 2016

We stayed here as part of a holiday package booked with KTDC. The resort was merely looked like a park. Pool was not big enough and we hardly saw anyone by the pool. Rooms were neat and tidy. Better to book the rooms looking the Kochin waters. The night and morning views were splendid and good for those who are...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Just imagine you are comfortably perched in the balcony of your hotel room overlooking the marina and watching huge dark clouds filling every inch of the sky then most probably you have checked in into Bolgaty Palace Hotel in Cochin. Just relax and listen to the footfalls of monsoon. Indulge in aroma of authentic malabar cuisine. Don't think of tomorrow....

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Hotel is in a. good location. but not maintaing well.Reception area is OK .friendly staff.Below average room.bed is hard but clean.Bathroom good Main palace is nice pool is not. clean. food average but costly

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Its the staff that I had real trouble with. They don't know any language to communicate with the tourists. What's the point if you can't speak in English or Hindi and your are trying to welcome guests from across the world. They would like you to speak in their or international language. Not Malayalam. This is against tourism. I wouldn't...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 April 2016

For us this was an amazing experience considering it was part of an extended honeymoon. We had a treehouse room and in the center of it was a glass floor, that allowed you to look down onto the water. The whole thing was wow!

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  • Restaurant
  • 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: RM236 - RM437 (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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Bolgatty Palace & Island Resort Kochi (Cochin), Kerala, India
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“Ask for marina or harbor view rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 479reemab, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try the cottages or the old building, new building is only economical”
 of 5 bubbles AVEMEADOWS, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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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