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Kaiya House,, Varkala 695141,, India
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Kaiya House
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    5 of 5 stars
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Skipton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW

Stayed 8 nights, felt welcomed from the moment we arrived at 5am. Debra and her brilliant staff could not do enough for us. Debra's caring attitude, local knowledge and great personality made our stay an experience to be treasured. Can't recommend Kaiya house highly enough; come and see for yourself.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not long returned from our 2nd trip to Varkala and 2nd stay at Kaiya House. Debra, the owner, is a fantastic host and I couldn't imagine every staying anywhere else when we visit Varkala. Lovely room which are spotlessly clean. Excellent rooftop where you can chill out, have treatments and sit around chatting to Debra and the other guests. Debra... More 

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KaiyaHouse, General Manager at Kaiya House, responded to this review

It was lovely to have you and your family and friends back in our place. Thank you so much for your kind words and I look forward to the third time! More 

Scarborough, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are in Kerala you MUST visit Kaiya House. Everyone should sample the experiences and the delights on offer at the best home stay in India. Debra, her beautiful home and wonderful team are the perfect mix. We spent 12 days at Kaiya House and discovered The Jewel in the crown of India, quite honestly our stay was so... More 

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KaiyaHouse, General Manager at Kaiya House, responded to this review

It was so lovely to meet you and have your company here for a good amount of time. I'm hoping to see you both in the near future and thank you for taking the time to write and also for bringing a lot of laughter to the house! More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here in Jan 15' after some mixed stays in Kumily and Alleppey. Debra immediately made us feel at home offering a guide through varkala (which we found very useful) She also offered to take us to a local lady's house where we had possibly the best meal I've yet had in India (been 3 times) The next day we... More 

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KaiyaHouse, General Manager at Kaiya House, responded to this review

It was my pleasure that you were here and I'm really glad the festival was on. Thank you so much for taking the time for this review. Each and every one is truly appreciated. More 

Melbourne
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kaiya House was recommended to us by passing travellers and it more than lived up to its reputation as the number one place to stay in Varkala. From the time the lovely Debra greeted us at the door and showed us around her beautifully decorated home, to the one hour introductory walk of the town, to a magical three hour... More 

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KaiyaHouse, General Manager at Kaiya House, responded to this review

We did have a great time that week. Thank you so much for choosing us due to my previous guests telling you about Kaiya House. I hope the rest of your travels were fabulous and perhaps we'll meet again. I always hope for that! More 

Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
10 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kaiya House is one of the best places I have stayed in the world. The rooms are unique and very well decorated and the location is close to the beaches and temples but also quiet. The best part of the house though is the atmosphere. The owner Debra and her staff will do anything to make your stay wonderful, from... More 

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KaiyaHouse, General Manager at Kaiya House, responded to this review

It's so lovely that you enjoyed your time here and I so appreciate your kind words. It was a pleasure to meet you and I do hope that happens again. More 

Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Debra and Kaiya House were such a lucky find on my first trip to India. I was delayed two days because of airline woes and Debra was exceptionally understanding and reassuring as we stayed in contact via email. Once I arrived, her personal introduction to Varkala was so helpful to understand the town and get a lay of the land.... More 

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KaiyaHouse, General Manager at Kaiya House, responded to this review

It was a pleasure having you stay and I'm happy that in the end you didn't lose too much time due to delayed flights. I hope the rest of your time in India was a marvelous adventure. Thank you so much for taking the time to write your lovely review for us. More 

Vancouver, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
17 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We certainly agree with all of the positive comments that previous reviewers have made. Indeed, it's pretty much impossible to add anything new. Debra, Heman, and Babachee work very hard at creating a welcoming and relaxing ambience that makes you feel like you're staying in your own home. But at the same time, the personal attention coupled with the fact... More 

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KaiyaHouse, General Manager at Kaiya House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for making the time to do a review for us and I hope the rest of your stay in India is a fabulous adventure. If my timing is correct you may be going home soon so happy and safe travels, hope we meet again. More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I cannot recommend Kaiya House enough - Debra and the team make you feel very welcome from the moment you walk through the door. I feel at home when staying at Kaiya house, this was my second stay and it was as good as the first. The location is ideal, as it is a short walk from the cliff and... More 

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KaiyaHouse, General Manager at Kaiya House, responded to this review

It was so nice to have you back along with your mum and dad. You all really make me laugh. Hope to see you next year and thanks so much for making the time to send a review. See you soon I'm sure! More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

After a busy week of travel arriving at Kaiya house felt like arriving home and when it came to it we certainly didn't want to leave. Debra offered us such a warm welcome which continued during the length of our stay. The house itself is beautiful and the rooms are full of character and very comfortable. If you are travelling... More 

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KaiyaHouse, General Manager at Kaiya House, responded to this review

It was great to meet you two and I thank you so much for taking the time to do a review. I really hope to see you again, perhaps here, maybe London! More 

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Additional Information about Kaiya House

Address: Kaiya House,, Varkala 695141,, India
Location: India > Kerala > Varkala
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Kaiya House Varkala, Kerala
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Varkala
#2 Family Hotel in Varkala

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