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Sanctum Spring Beach Resort

Helipad, Varkala 695141, India
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Ranked #12 of 36 hotels in Varkala
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 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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Kochi (Cochin), India
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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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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
16 reviews 16 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 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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13 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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Chandigarh, India
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

We went on family trip and stayed in this hotel on 8 Nov. The hotel is located next to the beach and the other areas of interest. Its very easy to reach this location they have got ample parking space. Ideal location and very hospitable staff. They have two categories of rooms and depending on your budget both are good... More

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

Dear Sir, Thanks for the grate review. Its entirely our pleasure that you liked our resort & enjoyed your stay.We shall see to it that The sanctum Spring will be a better resort when you visit us next time. Special Regards to you & your family Roby Thampi\Team Leader The Sanctum Spring, varkala More

Sivakasi, India
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Pros : Clean rooms and bathrooms Friendly staff cons : Breakfast - Fresh Juice is made from old fruits and smelled bad. No service at table, everytime we have to goto kitchen and call the staff - Phone in the room does'nt work (no way to contact the room service or reception) - The hotel is near to Cliff but... More

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Also Known As:
Sanctum Spring Beach Hotel
Sanctum Spring Beach Resort Varkala, Kerala
Address: Helipad, Varkala 695141, India
Location: India > Kerala > Varkala
Business Center with Internet Access Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Varkala
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Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Sanctum Spring offers state-of-the-art accommodations at 14 well-appointed executive and 3 suite A/C rooms that are intricately crafted with the magic of the east, comforts of the west, teak/cane dapper furnishings, incredible sea vistas and a private balcony from where you can enjoy a spectacular sunset view. The multi-cuisine restaurants serve you traditional favorites and gastronomical delights from across the globe. ... more   less 
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