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Bamboo Haven

North Cliff, Varkala, India
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Ranked #38 of 42 Hotels in Varkala
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

First things first.. there is definitely no sea view.. I think they are getting confused with the Bamboo House Hotel which is in front of this one. I stayed in the main house, Downstairs and yes it was dark but I only paid 300 rps so couldn't complain to much. Hot water comes in buckets but this is normal for... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

The place and the rooms are not to bad. Its not definetly with see view like someone is writing below. But the man running this place is just not normal and he ruined our firt 3 days there. We told him we want to stay minimum 3 days, but if we find good joga place, we stay longer, maybe 1... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2011

Reviews I saw made me wonder, but this place was great! I think all of the room are ocean veiw with a balcony... it is not a big place as far as number of rooms. The rooms was HUGE with a full kitchen, granite counters, ceramic/marble floors, and carpet. It was very clean and everything worked great. The bed was... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2008

We stayed here for 2 nights and couldn't wait to leave. It's dark inside so you cant really see whats lurking! This dark interior is a particular style in Kerala and when done correctly is stunning but this room stank of smoke and felt dirty. It wasn't just the mosquitoes and the dozens of beetles that emerged in the bathroom... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2008

Ended up here on recommendation from Villa Anamika, and couldn't be more different. The exterior is made of bamboo (not to be confused with the Kerala Bamboo House which which you walk through to get to the beach), and looks great on first sight. We had a room in the main building on the first floor.The rooms are somewhat dark,... More 

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