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Clafouti Beach Resort

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   Near Papanasam Cliff, Varkala 695141, India
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Ranked #23 of 38 hotels in Varkala
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
UltaHathi New Delhi, India
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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New Delhi, India
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for one night. Cozy, calm, mostly private, even outside in the premises, though that may have something to do with the fact that we went during off-season. The manager was helpful, breakfast at the cliff-top cafe overlooking the sea was great. The cottage rooms are spacious and tastefully furnished. No TV in the rooms, but you wouldn't want it... More

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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was stayed in sea view villa last week. Nice villa superb view from the lobby. The restaurant is one of terrible food was served(maintain by north-eastern). The door wasn't closed properly need to push hard. you bring your toilet needs(soap n all) no TV(exempt due to climatic condition) or phone to contact. high humid so always wet on lobby!... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We just stayed in non AC room for one night. Basic necessity. Bare room with good view ! The staff was responsive and helpful. We really enjoyed the cool breeze. Lucky for us it didn't rain ! Ps- bring your own soap and other toilet necessity. Must check out their restaurant

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Danbury, Essex, UK
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

stayed overnight with a couple of friends. The room was very basic with a very noisy aircon. There was thunder storm overnight and the power fluctates widely with lights coming and going. There is no TV or even a phone. Shower and toilet was also very basic. We ate at the restaurant .. we could point to a few fishes... More

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

I stayed in Clafouti in Dec'13 with my mum and was really touched by the hospitality and friendliness of the manager and all local staff. The restaurant is undoubtfully the best on Varkala beach - after trying a couple of other places we firmly decided to dine the remaining nights in it! The auverdic center "Amruthasanjeevani" is owned and run... More

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Hove, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

During my stay at Odayam Beach in Varkala I found a tiny little beauty salon, which is run by Lakshmi. She does all treatments (Facial, Waxing,Theading, Pedicure, Manicure, Mehndi & Ayurvedic massages) herself, because she wants to provide the best quality for all her customers. I am a big fan of massages, but this was by far the best massage... More

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Toronto, Canada
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Definitely not worth the money and would not be my first choice of a resort; however we arrived in Varkala with no staying arrangements and this hotel was so conveniently located (great great location- right on the cliff) The walkway leading to the cottages and buildings is really nice too. However the room was so basic (really not worth the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

We stayed here after staying a little further back from the beach for another two nights prior to this. We paid similar in the pest place and expected somewhere on the cliff front to be much more expensive. It was not and really good value for money. Close to restaurants and shops but also peaceful. All in all would recommend.

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Eastham, United Kingdom
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Comfort, Nice Hotel for any body can go and stay,i can recommended to my friends and family. It was pleasant and I have myself extended for another night. The Duty Manager (Mr VISHNU) was very helpful with my extension.

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Perth, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

We stayed at Clafouti just last week (early January) in a basic sea view room. We were extremely disappointed and ended up moving the next day to Kerala Bamboo House, a beautiful place along the cliff for a cheaper price. At Clafouti we booked a basic room in the main building, not a free standing bungalow. We were happy not... More

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Address: Near Papanasam Cliff, Varkala 695141, India
Location: India > Kerala > Varkala
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Clafouti Beach Resort 3*
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Clafouti Beach Hotel Varkala
Clafouti Beach Resort Varkala, Kerala

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