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Sri Harul Guesthouse

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No:181 Bajanai Koil Street | Fisherman's Colony, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
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Sri Harul Guesthouse
Ranked #3 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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Vellore, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Sri harul guesthouse looks over the beach and is set in a quiet street along the sea front very close to the main shopping street. The rooms are basic but have good showers and a comfortable bed, towels are provided but there's no bedding so take your own if fussed. The owner is very friendly and there are surf boards... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This guesthouse is ideally located right on the water and just a few minutes walk from restaurants and cafés. The rooms are quite basic, but still good value given how cheap they are. The rooftop restaurant/café has a good selection of food and drinks. This place would benefit from WiFi though.

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Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
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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 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
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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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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
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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
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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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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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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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Address: No:181 Bajanai Koil Street | Fisherman's Colony, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
Location: India > Tamil Nadu > Mahabalipuram
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 10

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