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Vinodhara Guest House

No 9/4, Othavadai Cross Street, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
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Ranked #6 of 23 Hotels in Mahabalipuram
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very quiet place. Half a kilometre is a beach. Friendly staff. Power cuts will be there and they don't have proper backup for it. If you are travelling Solo or with the friends, this is the place. All other fancy place doesn't matter.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This guest house meets more than the essenatial requirements for a traveller. Located within walking distance to the Shore Temple, Arjuna's penance, Mahisura Mardini caves and the light house and in very close proximity to restuarants and shops. Mr. Mani and Mr. Shekar are very cordial and helpful and it helped saving time and energy to discover the town as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

My first visit to Mahabalipuram was a memorable one thanks a great deal to the lovely staff at Vinodhara Guest House. Special shout out to Mani, who took very good care of us. We choose the Double Room which was spacious. The toilets were very clean. All this for ₹1200 a night, I think its a steal. I strongly recommend... More 

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Patna, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Best place to stay in Mahabalipuram. Hot water bath, comfy bed and air conditioned room for such reasonable price. I had the best experience with the staff and cafe vinodhara is the best place to sit for hours. don't forget to try their pancakes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

The staff is incredibly friendly and helpful. The ac room is great. clean sheets, no bug, and the food and Real coffee they serve in their cafe is excellent. Definitely lots of bang for your buck. Stayed here for five days and I couldn't have had a better time.

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Palolem, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We loved the fact that we stumbled on this place. It was one of those days when you pick a place to start your search and never look any further. Cheap, spacious, with WiFi in the room, hot water, cable TV and friendly staff always willing to help. We would have stayed longer if we had known about it earlier.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I stayed at Vinodhara Guest House for 3 nights in the middle of March. Check-in was simple and I was shown to my room on the first floor. Towel, bedding and toilet roll were provided. My windows didn't have mosquito netting, but when I asked, they took some netting from one of the empty rooms. My room also had a... More 

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Varanasi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I visited twice to this hotel with my girl friend. First time we took non a/c as it was in November and the second time because of heat in March we took a/c. Rooms are very clean and very cheep. We paid 800rs/night for a very comfortable, spacious a/c room. Very friendly owners. They have a free wifi. They also... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We had stayed in this guest house for 3 days. we had taken a non AC room as in the month of December is pretty cool in mahabalipuram. The room rent was 600 rs per day. It had a Tv with local channels and the rooms were pretty clean and spacious. I could see many foreign guests then Indians in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I really like this guesthouse, for the price it has everything you need and is in a good location. Hot water showers (always a bonus!) wifi and clean rooms. The staff are all lovely and welcoming. The coffee house attached to this guest house has good toasties and breakfast.

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