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Varnam Homestay

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Kurukkan Moola | Payyampally, Kalpetta 670646, India
Varnam Homestay
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wakefield
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Varnam Homestay was wonderful. We travelled there by bicycle and were made to feel welcome as soon as we arrived. We hadn't booked a room but were accommodated without hesitation and offered breakfast as soon as we arrived. Beena is so lovely and her English is excellent. The food is delicious and there is a lot of variety. It was... More 

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Hannover, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was an island of quietnes and relaxingnin between the filthy cities of india. We felt very good cared, they drove us to the parks and did safaris. The rooms were very clean and well maintained. We loved the food and drank the water out of their own zistern and it was good, we had no problems. The food was... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have hardly ever seen such a friendly place, service with gentle personal attention, and genuine interest to engage with the guests. I stayed three days instead of two to enjoy the marvellous food, do some early morning car trips to the forest where we saw elephants, boars, gaurs, monkeys, peacocks, and other animals, hiked the local peaks, and relaxed... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I LOVED my stay in the Varnam Homestay. Rooms are comfortable and clean with hot shower and anything else a traveler would need. The home cooked food is AMAZING - delicious and freshly prepared. I particularly enjoyed freshly squeezed pineapple juice with cardamon with breakfast. The homestay garden is beautiful with many fruit and spice trees. And above all hosts... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This homestay is a wonderful place. Beena and Varghese, the owners have created a beautiful, calm and relaxing atmosphere. They genuinely like to interact with their guests, and are happy to answer questions and arrange activities in the local area. The farm is organic and almost all the excellent food served is grown on the farm. Take a tour around... More 

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Kansas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The homestay is nice and owners beena is also nice but we developed severe food poisoning during our stay there. there are no other places to near by to go and eat so that was also a major problem. I dont know if it is because of coconut oil but all in our family had big stomach problems after eating... More 

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varnam, Owner at Varnam Homestay, responded to this review

Dear sir, Thank you for writing this review about us in Tripadvisor. But the blames about us is not true. The first is about food poison.If you were stayed with your family in our home, you have all the right to inform or make a complaint about this matter to us and we can call a doctor or we can... More 

Vienna, Austria
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we stayed about 2 weeks with beena and her family and it was just wonderful. it's a very quiet place in the middle of an organic farm, the food is homely and delicious - and really a lot, beena is organizing everything you want to do in wayanad and you'll find an amazing guide in hussein. there are 2 dogs,... More 

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Scotland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an idyllic place to arrive at, put your feet up, swing in a hammock and just chill out listening to the birds. Everything about Varnam speaks of relaxation and rest. Morning and evening you can go walking, take a trip to the park or the Edakal caves or wander around the farm and paddy fields. In between is rest... More 

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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed there with my girlfriend. Everything really rood (room, food, welcome). Price (2400 p/n) a lot higher than advertised in lonely planet but still a fair deal. Would warmly recommend this. They can also arrange treks & safaris but the parks are closed from 1 march & hiking in the summer sun is maybe not ideal. We did a roadside... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Varnam homestay is a wonderful place set amid the stunning scenery of Wayanard. The hosts, Beena and Mr Varghese, are a warm and friendly couple, with lost of tips and suggestions on festivals and activities. Plus, they arrange trips and transport for you. Their staff are also very friendly and helpful. The meals are excellent, with rice grown in their... More 

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