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Clafouti Beach Resort

Near Papanasam Cliff, Varkala 695141, India
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Moscow, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Clafouti is the hotel on the front line of the Cliff, so all shops and restaurants are near. Hotel territory is nice and green. Rooms have big windows with mirror coating. Even on the ground floor during the daytime you are able to live with blinds open and don't mind if anyone sees you. Room interior is minimalistic; standard rooms... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

resort is very well maintained, staff is helpful and courteous, rooms are clean and spacious. The restaurant is awesome, I mean really awesome, I will definitely stay here again for sure.If you want to make your trip to varkala memorable, give Clafouti a chance and you wont be disappointed!

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Jaipur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was a treasure trove for us. Rooms were very clean and had free wifi. Affordable rates. Very safe for single women. These guys organise railway station pick up. The best property on the cliff witha great restaurant. Loved it

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had been to this place in July 2014. Well its a bit late but few pointers as I remember. It was off season and most of the beach side resorts and rooms were closed. We chose clafouti after checking few not so good / clean hotels to stay overnight. The entire area of this beach resort is well maintained... More 

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Jaipur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We loved staying at Clafouti for one week. Our rooms were simple, but clean and comfortable. We were offseason, so they upgraded our rooms without charge. For the price, it was an excellent choice. The location is a short walk to the beach, and the garden setting was idyllic. We ate in the restaurant daily, and found the staff helpful... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Located quite in the center of the 'beach promenade', Clafouti was a peaceful resort with well-maintained garden and premises. We stayed in a room with private entry & bath, and were very pleased with the simple (simple as in only basic necessities) and very clean room. The view was nice from the room, and just a couple of steps from... More 

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Very nice resort. Offers a great view of the Varkala beach. Lush green seetings. Fantastic property. The rooms are above average ( No TV) first floor rooms have good view. Hardly any furniture in the room ( difficulty in having food in room) But neat and clean one. Food at the restaurant is Simply amazing. Try out Italian . its... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Positives are the location, the beauty salon and massage centre. The staff were friendly but very laid back. We had to ask them to clean the room and we booked for a triple room but was given a mattress for the extra bed.

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Munich, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Well for the price, there are better alternatives in varakala, the room was good and clean, not so far from the beach, but there is no good beach view from the rooms as they say. The restaurant is a perfect tourist trap, better go elsewhere to eat.

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

My wife and i had visited clafouti last week and staid there for a night. i went by the reviews and pics in trip advisor. you cannot call it a resort. i stayed in standard AC rooms. the rooms were like that of a lodge. no tv. there is no phone even to call the reception. the restaurant is horrible.... More 

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