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Sri Harul Guesthouse

No:181 Bajanai Koil Street | Fisherman's Colony, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
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Sri Harul Guesthouse
Ranked #2 of 22 Mahabalipuram B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Let me begin with the negatives. The rooms (first of all those on the second floor) are very spartan and simple. Rooms threadbare, like everywhere in India, no toiletpapers or soap for this price. There is a rooftop restaurant that runs separate by another owner. It has a beautifull view and nice atmosphere, BUT the service is unbelievable slow, rude... More

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Turku, Finland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Stayed in Sri Harul for six days in early Jan -14. Room was not luxus but just perfect for my needs which were to rest from busy summer, autumn, xmas season at work and chill before touring India. Had second floor room with balcony with ocean view, it was basic, very clean, very good price, good food. I also hired... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

I have been to this place couple of times... Nice place to stay... especially the food was awesome. And also the service also good. Morning breakfast was excellent. The guest house owners i think linges and pasupathi are gentle and their attitude towards their customer is good. But this is not the place for luxurious stay.

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Vienna, Austria
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4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

I stayed only one night at Sri Harul but I understand that many guests prolong there for longer periods, sometimes even months and many of them are regular customers. As already mentioned in several previous reviews, the owners indeed ARE VERY NICE!!! Still I have to say that the guesthouse is not offering an outstanding room quality nor cleanness standard.... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Fab location right on a 'working ' beach and a stroll to shops and places to eat. Just book a first floor, sea facing room, sit on the balcony and watch the fishermen come and go, cows wandering between the boats..... just wonderful. Rooms are basic, very functional and great value, the sea breeze was a bonus but their is... More

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Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

A wonderful place on earth with good people like Pasupathi , Lingesh with me. I feel Sri Harul very homely comfortable, excellent view of sea and sea shore temple. economic, simple, spacious simply i adore Sri Harul

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

If you are not looking for luxury and you can make do with basics then this place is good. First of all, the view from my upstairs room facing the beach was fantastic and couldn't be beaten anywhere. Just don't twist your ankle when approaching the hotel entrance! and be sure to have matches and candle ready for constant power... More

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Gateshead, England
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272 helpful votes 272 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

Having listened to advice on TP we headed for Mahabalipuram for one night after visiting the Andaman Islands and what a delightful little fishing town. We stayed right on the beach at the Sri Harul Guesthouse and have to say that although when you first arrive it looks a little rough, the place was wonderful. Extremely competitively priced we had... More

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West Lothian
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103 reviews 103 reviews
45 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

Linges , the owner had no record of our booking on arrival , we showed him copies of our email communications with him but he said room was not available . He tried to punt us to his brothers hotel but we stuck to our guns , said no , and alas our room that we booked suddenly became available... More

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Santu Lussurgiu, Italia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
21 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

was wonderful go to sleep and waking up with the sound of the sea in the background. The rooms are big enough ande clean, also the bathroom, and the balcony looking on the sea is perfect to relax watching the fishermen preparing their boats, leaving or coming back... also if it means waking up very early in the morning. The... More

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Address: No:181 Bajanai Koil Street | Fisherman's Colony, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
Location: India > Tamil Nadu > Mahabalipuram
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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