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Kaiya House

Kaiya House,, Varkala 695141,, India
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Kaiya House
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our stay at Kaiya house was really lovely thanks to Debra. She has filled the house with lots of great art, furnishings and pieces which make it really unique. Although the highlight staying there is her helpfulness and dedication to making sure her guests have a great stay and become educated about Kerala's customs, traditions and people. You can tell... More

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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in a hotel at last year and loved Varkala so much wanted to return ( something I don't usually do ) . This time I wanted a different experience and chose Kaiya House . Travelling alone it's very important to me that I feel safe where I stay and I certainly did at Kaiya . Debra and her... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kaiya house is an extremely well run, organised, friendly and clean place to stay. Deborah is an absolute diamond and will do anything for her guests and her loyal staff are also incredible. We arrived a day earlier than Deborah expected (nobody's fault, just a mix up) but Deborah was more than accommodating and managed to organise a bed for... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 3 nights as a group of four ladies. The owner, Debra, was so helpful with local information. She took us out on an 'orientation' tour on our first evening, recommended an excellent, and very cheap, restaurant. She also took us on a 7km walk along the coast very early, 6am, on our last morning to show us... More

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Newbury, Berkshire
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent four nights here in late February and were not disappointed. We had planned to chill out in Varkala having had a busy trip up to that point. Debra made us very welcome from the moment we arrived (earlier in the day than she had expected as my email had gone astray), and nothing was too much trouble for... More

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After trawling the internet and doing far too much reserach we decided to book into Kaiya House for the duration of our stay in Varkala, all of the reviews were amazing and we thought it was a no brainer to choose there above other hotels in the area. Debra (the owner) was super helpful from the minute I made email... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kaiya House is a rare thing. With only a handful of rooms nestled beneath a huge open-air roof terrace, this place has all the attributes of an intimate homestay but at the same time it enjoys the luxuries of a boutique hotel. Debra and her staff (who are more like family) made us feel extremely welcome. The rooms are coolly... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

I have only good things to say about our fantastic stay at Kaiya House. Debra is incredibly welcoming, nothing is too much trouble for her or her wonderful team. I had lots of questions before our trip (as a first time visitor to India whilst 5 months pregnant!!) and she was great at responding via email and giving me the... More

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New Delhi, India
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

It is indeed a special feeling when you are on a holiday in the backwaters and you are treated as royalty. Kaiya house will be your second home and you will not want to leave. Debra is not only a fantastic host, but also a very lively person and an amazing cook. We made a new friend there

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Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

There is almost nothing bad I could say about Kaiya House simply because it was just such a wonderful stay for us. I found out about Kaiya House through TripAdvisor reviews and went there with some expectations in mind, but our expectations were still beyond exceeded with the beautiful home and services from Debra, Babuchi and Heman. We arrived a... More

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Additional Information about Kaiya House

Also Known As:
Kaiya House Varkala, Kerala
Address: Kaiya House,, Varkala 695141,, India
Location: India > Kerala > Varkala
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Varkala
#3 Family Hotel in Varkala
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located only a 10 minute walk from Varkala's famous cliff tops, this lovely boutique hotel, Kaiya House, offers the traveler a calm and beautiful environment to enjoy the sights and sounds of India in a relaxed atmosphere. The 7 guest rooms all have a theme from different parts of the world ranging from the African room to the Chinese, Japanese, Indian, Native American and English.Suraj and Debra offer a unique experience of India in this family run business. Babuchi, Ledah and Ajit are there to take care of the guests needs and to provide a traditional Kerala breakfast. Other options would also be available with advance notice.Also available are private Pilates classes, yoga by appointment and massage. ... more   less 

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