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Sanctum Spring Beach Resort

Helipad, Varkala 695141, India
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Ranked #13 of 38 Hotels in Varkala
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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Stockholm, Sweden
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21 reviews 21 reviews
21 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We liked Sanctum Spring Beach Resort. Friendly staff and clean rooms. We were not too impressed by the included breakfast though. The location is good since it is close to the beach and the restaurants on the cliff but it is still a quiet place. There was a big parking lot between the hotel and the ocean so our view... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Excellent place to hang out with family...situated at helipad and few meter walk to the beach. We had spent 3 memorable days there , all the staffs and management are excellent...the rooms are very neat and clean .the atmos phere here is vibrant and the view through the balconey here is mind blowing.we have very peace ful stay over here... More

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Kochi (Cochin), India
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014 via mobile

I have booked through Makemytrip.com on 17.03.2014 and went along with my family.They are providing ground floor room near reception. These rooms are having no balcony and no privacy at all. Breakfast was pathetic. They have only two staff to serve. We really lost our money. They are discriminating people those who have booked online and through direct. Please do... More

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Athens, Greece
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52 reviews 52 reviews
26 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Location is very nice, close to everything and a breath away from all the fuss of the busy area. Direct view to the sea and a 3 minute walk to the beach. We made reservations for 3 rooms not knowing if there are different categories of rooms; Executive & Suite, the latter being more expensive. We stayed on what appears... More

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Mysore, India
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

This hotel is in a good location adjacent to the Helipad. The staff are friendly, helpful and efficient, most with a good command of the English language. Western standards of service provision are understood and met which is unusual in most hotels in India in this price bracket. The only criticism is the internet speed, which generally slow (although this... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Would definitely recommend this bargain hotel. It is extremely clean and the staff are friendly and helpful. Its location is excellent as it is in at the helipad/ middle cliff (close to north and south cliff). Very peaceful place and beautiful rooms/ garden area. Helipad separates the hotel from the cliff yet this adds to the peace/ quietness of the... More

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

This hotel has everything you need at a reasonable cost. The staff are very helpful and friendly, most of the rooms have a sea view and a balcony to sit on and watch the sun go down., hot water and wi-fi 24hours a day. Also the location is good, between north and south cliff. I have no hesitation in recommending... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

The location is very good, right on the helipad. The service was very good most of the staff were helpful. Room was clean but average. Beds were very hard. Not sure about the value for the money. After a month in India it was nice to have satellite tv. We did not eat at the restaurant because of so many... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Upon reading the reviews here I thought we'd got the wrong hotel!! In contrast to the positive reviews I think this hotel is a backpacker budget hotel charging double what it is worth!! Cons: No wifi in room Room scruffy with battered old furniture Horrible lighting - just bare energy bulbs Hard bed with springs sticking in your back (the... More

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sanctumspringvarkala, General Manager at Sanctum Spring Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear sir, Ma'am, We are terribly sorry that we could not meet up with your expectations, thanks for the review though, as it will surely wake us up and help us in improving on our facilities. We assure you that the minutest of details will be taken in to account & corrections made, ASAP in order to make the resort... More

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10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014 via mobile

Had an awesome stay here for 6nts over new year. It's really well located on the cliff and all the bars and restaurants are just across the car park. No hotel on the cliff is on the beach - but from our balcony we could see the sea and sun set. Rooms are kept very clean and ac is a... More

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Address: Helipad, Varkala 695141, India
Location: India > Kerala > Varkala
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