Good beach location; expected more for the price
Posted Aug 20, 2014 on Hotels
This is a good beach resort about an hour south of Chennai and about 15 min from Mahabalipurum's main sites. Checkin and checkout were pretty fast and easy, although someone mixed up our bill and came after us saying we still owed something, which was embarassing in the parking lot (and also not true--- their error). The room was comfy, clean and well appointed with good modern bathroom, and the front terrace was lovely but didn't overlook the ocean (looked at a lawn and a wall around the property). Meals were all buffet and good diversity with average quality and presentation---and be sure to go early as quantity runs out. The private beach area is great-- basic huts and hammocks and chairs are all convenient, and the little beach restaurant is basic but fine (and closes at 18h). The pool and surrounding area is pretty small and is jammed with kids and families from morning to closing. The area was very crowded-- lots of people everywhere. For almost 9,000 INR per room (deluxe) per night including taxes, i expected much more.....and will look elsewhere next time.