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Jicky's Nest

Near Helipad, Kurakkanni, Varkala 695141, India
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Ranked #24 of 73 Varkala B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014
peachiepagan Leeds, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We arrived late at night and asked via phone for help with organising a rickshaw. when we got to the hotel the staff on duty helped our rickshaw driver rip us off with the price. he then took us to our room and told us we had to check out by 9 even though the sign said 11. wifi worked... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Location is just behind the taxi stand at the helipad situated on the South cliff area. The cliff is a minute walk and within 15 min you can reach the black beach or 5 min for the central beach. Room and bathroom clean. Came with a useful mosquito net over the bed. Prices are reasonable but but better value could... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We really loved this guesthouse in Varkala; our room was perfectly clean and very cosy. Hot water was available whenever we wanted it as was wifi. There was a lovely rooftop perfect for a yoga practice and tea was brought to our room whenever we requested it. We stayed on the upper floor with our own balcony which was great... More

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Krakow, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I love that place. I hope, I will be able to visit it again. The hotel is located very near to the beach. Our room was very clean and nicely furnished. The window looked out over a nice garden. The wi-fi was ok. The staff were kind and helpful. I don't need anything else.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

As i was a single budget traveler,i didn't stay on the main building (which obviously had new and better equipped rooms)or in one of the nice cottages of the garden, but in a cheaper and therefore basic room which i think it was located next to the staff's room(or maybe just another basic room).You get what you pay for.My room... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

The staff are all extremely friendly and are really helpful. Especially with getting to around and away from varkala. The price is really good value for money. The rooms are white and hand painted designs of birds and flowers are a nice touch. The only reason the property isn't getting the 5 stars is the sheets are dirty and stained... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

The owner is super nice. 500 rupees for a room which was really clean & also had good wifi. Very near to the beach as well so a great location with a couple of restaurants near by as well. I would stay here again.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Jickys is a peaceful, clean and comfortable guesthouse. Our room was beautiful with high ceilings and clean white walls and sheets. The guesthouse is situated about 5 minutes walk from the main strip of restaurants and shops and is therefore very well located. The staff were helpful, pleasant & discreet.

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Hi all, We stayed at Jickys for a few nights in April of 2014, and had a really great time exploring the area, and really enjoyed the good location of our accomodation, Jickys. On our fifth night we had been silly enough to keep our valuables on the table with the window open and had them stolen while we were... More

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jickys, Owner at Jicky's Nest, responded to this review

Hello I am the owner of Jickys I came to know through the newspaper that 7 thieves were caught by the police last day.I am sorry for the careless response by my staff. The same day that you told us that your things were lost my wife who was there at the reception told you if such a thing happened... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

The room is basic fan, mosquitoes net (very useful) ,nice bed and a small balcony. There is in room Wi-Fi. Hot water is there, but it is not available in the shower only from the tap so you have to use the bucket. The hotel is 4 minutes from the cliff on a path with poor lighting . We felt... More

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Address: Near Helipad, Kurakkanni, Varkala 695141, India
Location: India > Kerala > Varkala
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 21
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Jicky's Nest Varkala, Kerala

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