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The Leela Kovalam Beach

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New Jersey
Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

My stay at The Leela was very nice. I stayed in a club suite and had a beautiful view of the sea. The room was nice and comfortable, and the service was good. However, the Internet was not good. The signal kept dropping whenever I needed to do something. The food was excellent and the fitness center was very nice....

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NC_Somaiah, General Manager at The Leela Kovalam Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time out to write about your wonderful experience at The Leela Kovalam. I'm glad that we succeeded in creating a memorable stay experience for you and am delighted by your kind acknowledgement of the same. Your positive comments are a great motivation for the team. We have noted your remarks regarding internet signal and...

yamuna nagar
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

Just one word awesome. Very nice location by the beach. Ambience is very nice. Provided to fro taxi for railway station. Its about half an hour drive from main railway station to the hotel. Food is very nice but expensive, which is quite obvious. Infinity pool is superb

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NC_Somaiah, General Manager at The Leela Kovalam Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind words. It is always encouraging for us to learn that our guests are satisfied with our service and facilities as it is what we strive for every day. We look forward to the pleasure of hosting you again. Warm Regards, N.C. Somaiah General Manager

Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

We were at the Leela Kovalam for a short break - 3 nights. Stayed at the Club Suite. The room is fairly luxurious and the view from the room is truly breathtaking. Most of our meals were at the Club Cafe. Chefs Rajesh and Sarfaraz and the entire team there totally pampered us and served us an amazing variety of...

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NC_Somaiah, General Manager at The Leela Kovalam Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay with The Leela Kovalam and for sharing your appreciation with us particularly about our Food & Beverage Services. Thank you for recognizing our star employees Chef Rajesh, Sarfaraz, Chef Anand and front office team and they really make us proud. We are glad that you had an overall enjoyable stay with us...

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 3 August 2015

We stayed at the Leela Kovalam from 18th to 20th of July. The overall experience was WOW. We were staying in a Beachview Superior room. This one has a nice and big balcony overlooking the kovalam beach and is made in Kerala heritage style. The sound of the ocean waves throughout the day and cool winds blowing at all times...

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NC_Somaiah, General Manager at The Leela Kovalam Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay with The Leela Kovalam and for sharing your appreciation with us particularly about our Food & Beverage Services. Thank you for recognizing our star employees Mr. Deepak, Chef Anand and they really make us proud. We are glad that you had an overall enjoyable stay with us and are very pleased to...

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 3 August 2015

If you have that extra cash to splash...this is the place you got to come to! We celebrated our first anniversary here and what a paradise! Everything, right from the private beach to the location, hospitality and cuisine, pool and evening art shows is worth every penny spend! Try it once and you will have memories to cherish forever! We...

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NC_Somaiah, General Manager at The Leela Kovalam Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your valuable feedback on your recent stay with us. I appreciate that you have chosen our hotel to celebrate your first anniversary. We are glad that you left with a positive impression of our product and services and we were able to exceed your expectations. It was a pleasure looking...

Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed 1 August 2015

My wife and i stayed here as a part of our 5 day long kerala trip. We were travelling in may and wished to make most of the sun and the beaches. However there were unexpected Rains but still the leela was truly one of the best properties to enjoy the showers in. Located on a slight cliff overlooking the...

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NC_Somaiah, General Manager at The Leela Kovalam Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It is heartening to read your positive comments in praise of the location, view and service. Every effort is made to ensure that world-class facilities and comforts are offered to our guests and positive comments such as yours are most encouraging and will always be our greatest reward. At The Leela Kovalam we are committed to consistently providing...

Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

Leela palace Kovalam reminds reminds a visitor this is the land where there is a lot to treasure and learn The beauty of the landscape on a rocky hill overlooking the Arabian Sea and the seashore will captivate the world traveller It's god's own country-the land Leela gives you a choice of pillows to cuddle The sea view from the...

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NC_Somaiah, General Manager at The Leela Kovalam Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay with The Leela Kovalam and for sharing your appreciation with us. We were also delighted to know that you enjoyed the food and services at our restaurant especially Kerala food. We are glad that you had an overall enjoyable stay with us and are very pleased to note your appreciative comments on...

Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

We visited Leela Kovalam in first week of July and stayed in the club rooms for four nights. It was an amazing experience. The best part about these rooms are its balcony which overlook the beautiful expanse of Arabian sea. One can just sit here and see the sun setting. The rooms are decent in size though the bathrooms are...

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NC_Somaiah, General Manager at The Leela Kovalam Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback on your recent stay with us. We are glad that you had an overall enjoyable stay with us and are very pleased to note your appreciative comments on the hotel facilities. While thanking you once again for your feedback, we also look forward to the pleasure of welcoming...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 July 2015

This is a review on a week long experience in 2013 at Easter time, after a long period travelling in India and experiencing the accommodation of Indian Palaces. We took over two family superior rooms in the other more exclusive side of the property (I say that only to distinguish between the two). The quieter side is highly recommended. Kerala...

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NC_Somaiah, General Manager at The Leela Kovalam Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time out to write about your wonderful experience at The Leela Kovalam. I'm glad that we succeeded in creating a memorable stay experience for you and am delighted by your kind acknowledgement of the same. Your positive comments are a great motivation for the team. We value your patronage and look forward to welcoming...

Vadodara, India
Reviewed 29 July 2015

I stayed at a garden facing cottage. The cottages are more like an outhouse from the main hotel.after checkin you get into a golf cart and drive down hill for 500 mts exit hotel premises cross a road and enter the cottage area.the maintenance of the cottages is also poor with no privacy as at any given time you will...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback on your recent stay with us. We have gone through your review in great detail and distressed that we did not live upto you expectation. We feel that any breach in service is an aberration from our standards and we assure you that the process will be reviewed...

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Internet
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Leela Raviz Kovalam - Indulgence is an art you will perfect at The Leela Raviz Kovalam while staying in any of our 183 rooms and suites. With a seamless blend of modern technology and traditional grandeur, the soothing décor of each room whispers warm aesthetics. Each room opens out to a breath-taking view of either the ocean or garden. All rooms are provided with luxury amenities to cater to discerning tastes. Unwind with exquisite facilities like an HD LCD television and a broadband connection for hi-speed internet. The Club rooms offer valet services, a gourmet corner with a fine selection of spirits, softdrinks and snacks and have luxurious bathrooms with a walk-in shower and a private infinity pool. Awake to auburn sunrises in the horizon or soak in the sun under azure skies at the infinity pools. Get a taste of the vacation of your dreams at The Leela Raviz Kovalam. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Leela Kovalam Beach

Address: Kovalam Beach Road, Kovalam 695527, India
Region: India > Kerala > Kovalam
Price Range: RM576 - RM1,475 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Leela Kovalam Beach 5*
Number of rooms: 183
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Also Known As:
The Leela Kovalam Beach Hotel Kovalam
The Leela Kempinski Hotel Kovalam
Hotel Leela Trivandrum
The Leela Kovalam Beach Kerala
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Kovalam
#3 Spa Hotel in Kovalam
#3 Luxury Hotel in Kovalam
#4 Family Hotel in Kovalam
#6 Romantic Hotel in Kovalam
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“Can have panoramic view of sea from Culb rooms”
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“We personally preferred the rooms in the main wing as against the cottages since they are on the ground level by the beach with no view.”
 of 5 bubbles KadambariM, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
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