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Mummy Bamboo House

Cliff Papanasam | Kurakkanni, Varkala 695141, India
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Mummy Bamboo House
Ranked #11 of 69 Varkala B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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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
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at mummys 5 nights and we really enjoyed our stay. Location is GREAT, really Close To the cliff Walk. This is were we felt that we got the most out of our money on the entire 1 mounth trip. Rooms are really clean and nice. I was suprised by the standard (although it is still basic) Mummy was... More

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Such a lovely place to stay! Everyone is so friendly and I can imagine its a great place to come to if you are travelling alone - Mummy will look after you :) The rooms have what you need - a clean toilet and shower (there's no hot water, but you really appreciate cool showers in the heat here!) The... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at Mummys Bamboo House on two occasions, first upon arrival in Kerala and then I wanted to come back and rest after two weeks ' on the road' . The family Sudhanen takes good care of you, and are always there to assist. Let's say that they make you feel at home. I paid 650 rupees for my... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very warm welcome to India, water bottles already in the room on arrival, great if you just got off the plane. Convent for wlkong to the clifftop/ beach, Miskito nets in TT he rooms and generally quite clean. Comfortable and friendly atmosphere!

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Delft
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

The Mummy bamboo house definitely is a superb place to stay whilst in Varkala. I think that on a three month trip through India and SE Asia, Mummy bamboo house offered the cleanest and most spacious room we've had for the 800R per night (high season). You get a private bathroom (no hot water though, but a cool refreshing shower)... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014 via mobile

Stayed 4 nights . Room fair size with big bathroom . No hot water, but it was ok as it was so hot outside!We had fan room , so bit hot at night , but you can get an AC room if you pay the extra. Near beach on top of the cliff with all restaurants and shops in the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014 via mobile

Big room (by indian standards) with rather big bathroom and a balconie. No hot water. Wifi is very stable with good internet speed. Owners are really friendly and helpful. Located just a minute's walk from the "beach". The place is pretty quiet, apart from the random loud "gunshot" noises they make to scare off the birds.

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Brighton, uk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for a couple of nights and were made to feel like part of the family, our room was very clean and tidy and very spacious and bright! We had a legendary cooking lesson from Rhani which was absolutely spectacular where we made approximately 10 vegetarian dishes and ate off banana leaves, she is such an incredible lady... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

On a recommendation from a friend we booked 5 nights at Mummy Bamboo and ended up staying 8! The location is brilliant, just 3 mins walk to the beach, and the rooms are spacious and clean. Our host was very welcoming and friendly and we would definitely stay here again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Brilliant!! For 850 rupees a night you get a room that is clean and reflects the price. Great patio for every room, fantastic location, fab taxi service and the best hosts you could ever ask for! We stayed three nights and are using Sudhanan to get to the airport later this week. Sudhanan is our taxi of choice, every time... More

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Also Known As:
Mummy Bamboo House Varkala, Kerala
Address: Cliff Papanasam | Kurakkanni, Varkala 695141, India
Location: India > Kerala > Varkala
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Ranked #11 of 69 B&Bs / Inns in Varkala
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Mummy Bamboo House is set back from the popular North Cliff at Varkala, which is a minute’s walk away. The hotel offers good accommodation – and food - at reasonable prices. It is also quiet.The hotel has been built in the traditional Keralan manner and has seven comfortable en suite double bedrooms, four of which are at ground level and three are upstairs, each with its own balcony and hammock ... more   less 

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