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K R House

Varkala 695141, India
K R House
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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stockholm
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

A wonderful place with a peaceful location on the South Cliff. The rooms are simple but super clean and well maintained with mosquito nets. The manager may at first seem rather uptight but is a kind hearted man; also it is much thanks to his rules that the place is as nice and tidy and safe as it is. As... More 

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I love the location with its private beach access and 15 minutes walk to the center where all the local restaurants are. there is not restaurant here but one next door. The manager can be a pain with his rules so my advise is: check in and give him all the info he needs on day one so he is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

KR guesthouse is in a lovely spot. A 10 walk to the beach, 15 to north cliff. Or a 3 min walk down some steps to the private beach at the end if the garden. The rooms are spacious and clean. Wifi available and the owner very helpful in showing us shortcuts, the train station and giving us auto rickshaw... More 

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Penarth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

I paid 500R for an extremely clean room with attached bathroom and mosquito net. The sheets and pillowcases were clean and unstained. Having stayed a week I noticed that curtains and mozzie nets are washed regularly. The hotel has a lovely garden on the cliff edge with cane beds and chairs under shade. There are stairs down to the almost... More 

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

KR House is a good budget homestay. There is a 'private' beach with steps down the cliff from the hotel. KR house claims to be a "luxury boutique residency" - although the views are incredible and the location serene, the room itself isn't great. There were several electrical problems when we arrived and the bed was hilariously uncomfy. There was... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

My boyfriend and I stayed here in March 2013 and had a lovely stay. We chose the South end of the beach for complete peace and quiet so I cannot compare it to the North end which we didn't visit. Our host Ramachandran has great character and was very helpful in organising rickshaws to restaurants in town and organising us... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

It seems people either love or hate owner Ramachandran by the looks of things on here. He can be rather abrupt and sharp but we found after a couple of days he was a very nice man indeed and told us about a great thali joint in the town that we returned to on a number of occasions as it... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

We stayed here for one night only out of season - but moved quickly to Varkala cliff as it was a little too quiet and only 1 place open to eat. However in season, I imagine this is quite a good alternative to Varkala itself - pretty garden overlooking the clifftops and you can take a small path right down... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012 via mobile

Have just returned from a short tour of Kerala with my daughter aged 8. K R House was a real gem of all the places we stayed. Mr Ramchandran was there to meet us when we arrived and provided an excellent, helpful, flexible and fair service. The room was good value for money, cheap but very clean and with everything... More 

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Stockholm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

Perfectly located on the South cliff rather than the busy North. Perfect as a couples retreat, but would perhaps have chosen North cliff on a friends trip. The owner is as earlier reviews state very thorough and matter-of-factly, but not rude. In our eyes he was very helpful and he drove us to town and showed us the important locations... More 

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