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Shiva Garden

North Cliff Kurakkanni | Kurakkanni, Varkala 695141, India
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend of mine and I stayed at Shiva Garden for 2 weeks in January 2015. You hear beautiful things about Shiva Garden, but none of them cannot compare to the feeling you get the first time you step into the garden... Calm, green, comfy, beautiful are just some of the words that come to your lips. All the staff... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I reserved a room here and at the time of arrival they said they were fully booked and showed me to a resort close by, which was not nice a all. They didn't even bother to apologize. Unfortunately I didn't pay any attention to former warnings who reported the same. Shiva Garden seems to have a deal with the Guest... More 

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shivagarden, Manager at Shiva Garden, responded to this review

Shivagarden is a small family run business. We have experienced many no show ups and it put us in a very difficult situation. At times we gets over booking (not on a usual basis) and in situation like that we help our customers to find another place. It is not a business but only a service. No one is forced... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I had call for a room the day before arriving. They said they would hold One for me. When I arrived they said there were no rooms and put me in a place that was down the street that was pretty dead and a completely different vibe. They said they would have availability the next day. When I came in... More 

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shivagarden, Manager at Shiva Garden, responded to this review

We apologize for the inconvenience. As a matter of fact it is very difficult for us to keep a room late as we have experienced many no show ups.This has put pressure on us to keep rooms without advance payment .However, we do understand this was not communicated properly. We will rectify this mistake with immediate effect. The issue of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015 via mobile

Enjoy the shade lying on the hammocks or have a tea chilling out on the couches in the garden, just few minutes from the cliff. Cheap dorm on the rooftop and cheap bamboo hut in the garden. Friendly and helpful staff.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

Today me and my girlfriend decided to have lunch at the shiva garden because the place is nice and last year we ate very well. this year a real disappointment. we ordered two chai and two masala dosa, chai arrived cold, after half an hour I got a masala dosa and ten minutes after the other one. the dosa was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

A great place to chill out on the backyard hammocks. Lots of friendly people, the host being the friendliest. I got the standard room, which to be honest, was a little underwhelming. A little under-ventilated but clean, and the bathroom was spacious and hygienic. The dormitories here seem to be a good option if you're travelling alone or with a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

3 of us stayed here for just under a week and everything was lovely, we stayed in one of there apartment rooms which was so cheap but so good so much space and hot water. The area its self was lovely with great food served and also lovely chill out place Thanks UKbackpackers xo

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

That kind of indian guesthouse where you can stay stucked all day long ! For all kind of budgets. Really nice garden with hamacs and sofas. People from all over the world. Food available. Yoga courses. 10 min walk from the cliffs and beach. The owners are really caring and helpful. Thank you, I had a really peaceful time!! Magneteyes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This a place which I had always desired as my home ....a green garden right before your bedroom....with morning yoga place.....nice library....beautiful dining area surrounded by creepers of passion fruit....some odd 500 mtr from the cliff ....owner is very helpful ....we have stayed in suite and it was well maintained in that cost which we had paid for 1 week.....must... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

If you need stay in India, Kerala, I sincerely advice You Shiva Garden in Varkala (http://www.varkalahomestay.com/home.html). I was living there this year from September to the middle of November and had a very cozy room with private facilities only for 400 INR per night. Really pleasant, loving atmosphere, nice rooms in 3 minutes walking to the beach and cliff with... More 

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Address: North Cliff Kurakkanni | Kurakkanni, Varkala 695141, India
Location: India > Kerala > Varkala
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Number of rooms: 19
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