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Mummy Bamboo House

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Cliff Papanasam | Kurakkanni, Varkala 695141, India
Mummy Bamboo House
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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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Krasnodar, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Mummy Bamboo House is very very nice place. I lived in the big light room, clean and comfortable. In my room I had lovely balcony, where I read books, drank juice, and relaxed! I felt nice atmosphere, and caring owner. It located very close to the beach and cafe, shops. And especially owner! She is a very kind, smile, open-minded... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Staying at Mummy Bamboo House was a highlight of my husband and my trip to India. The host is the mummy of a very friendly family. We stayed in one of the lower hammock units and we often took part in Mummy's family's daily chats. The accommodation is clean, affordable and comfortable. It is located at the end of a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Stayed here for 10 nights and we loved the comfy bed and the clean rooms and relaxing balcony. Great mosquito nets and location is just a tiny walk almost a few steps from the beach and restaurants along the cliff side (we loved hungry eye btw turn right arc the cliff about 200m very cheap great breakfast!) Asked for our... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed 3 weeks stay at mbh. Friendly , comfortable and safe. Thank you rani for having me and for having the puppy overnight. I stayed in a pleasant single room for 400 rupees a night. Pretty good value in varkala. Great location . Just a stones throw from the cliff. Just one thing. Pls rani get the green bird a... More 

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We had only planned on three nights in Varkala but decided to stay longer.Found Mummy Bamboo just off the main drag on North Cliff. Excellent value no frills accommodation in convenient location. Also arrange taxis etc. All other services by arrangement as well. Use pools at nearby hotels for reasonable daily fees.

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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015 via mobile

I stayed over a week. Rani is a wonderful cook and all her family is very kind. The rooms are clean, pretty and located right next to the path down to the beach. I really enjoyed the quiet of the place to relax and chill.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

This was our second visit to this homestay after a break of two years. rani still has the warmest welcome and loveliest smile. The rooms are clean and well kept and the food was lovely. The mattresses have been upgraded and are comfortable. Nothing is too much problem and we will be coming back again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We moved to this hotel after spending one night at another hotel which we really didn't like (hill top ayurvedic beach resort). The woman who manages the rooms, Bany, is very charming and helpful. She also has a kitchen and can cook homemade food if you want, which is much better and cheaper than the food served at the restaurants... More 

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Londngland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Immaculately clean, good WiFi, bed comes with mosquito net and is big and comfortable. Large balcony. Towels provided. 50 meters from North Cliff, the good restaurants and the beach. No hot water (bucket available) The main selling point is Rani who runs the place. She's very welcoming and will provide anything that you need.

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

This is one here is a clean, safe and a peaceful guesthouse. Aunty who runs it is a warms and friendly lady. I strongly recommend the place to all travelers, lone lady travelers in particular. The location is perfect as the north cliff is hardly two minutes walk. Everything that you need is at walkable distance. Aunty was kind enough... More 

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