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WoodHouse Beach Resort

North Cliff , Thiruvambadi Beach | Thiruvambadi, Varkala 695141, India
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Ranked #20 of 36 hotels in Varkala
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014
Partha-Mumbai Navi Mumbai, India
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Navi Mumbai, India
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We stayed during December'2011 for 2 nights in the cottage. It is almos within the beach and we can view the sea from the room itself. The pristine small beach for enjoyment is exactly 2 minutes away from the room. The night market is 3 - 4 minutes walk from room. Cleanliness and staffs are bit issue but the location... More

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

The last time we stayed here, there was a power failure for an entire night. They dint have any generator back up and i couldnt sleep one bit with all the heat and humidity. The whole experience was stifling and as unpleasant as it can get. So my advice is, stay away from this place if your idea of a... More

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Kolkata, India
20 reviews 20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

This hotel was suggested by my travel agent. I accepted their suggestion and do not regret it a bit. A thouroughly anjoyable quiet place, the hotel has most of the amenities, though some of them do not work and you have to bring it to the notice of the management. The hotel has both brick and morter structure as well... More

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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Cocroaches in your room. Dysfunctioning ac. No cleaning. No toiletpaper. Noise in the night. And high-end prices. Don't go here. You get exploited. The huts are much too close to each other. No privacy. No goodies? Yes, the endless toar of the arabian dea. But that's gods gift. That's free.

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Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

This is to warn people when booking with these guys. We made a reservation via email (from abroad) and kept calling, emailing etc and were told our reservation was confirmed - yet we still wanted to pay our deposit - but then they disappeared and finally a month or so later finally got back to us saying the rooms were... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

I booked to stay here for a week over the Christmas break. The location is good, very peaceful and the heritage cottage I stayed in was clean. There were a few problems though: the bed was very hard, the windows have no screens or bars so you can't keep them open at night and it's almost impossible to find someone... More

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11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Spent 9 days here over new years and thoroughly enjoyed our time. Rooms are basic but clean and comfortable. We stayed in a cottage and had no complaints. The location is perfect, 2 mins walk from small beach and only 10 mins along the cliff tops to the larger beach. We ate at the restaurant several times and had no... More

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2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

The website pictures and reviews paint a much better picture than it really is. As this is a negative review, I will try to explain my dissatisfaction thoroughly so you can make your own judgement to spend your hard-earned money on Woodhouse Beach Resort. To give you perspective, I am ex-US Army and my wife is 7 months pregnant, but... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

Overall, a good value-for-money stay. My room was nice, the restaurant was good (very happy with the complimentary brekkie options), the staff friendly & helpful & the beach is right out front. Only one negative: my room was right above reception and beside some kind of office, where all the staff congregate, and it did get quite noisy at times.... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

We stayed in a cottages facing the sea! Very nice! The cottage it self was nice! Big enough for two people with a attached bathroom! It had a little Area outside our door where you could sit and watch the waves! The staff were really friendly! The location was great! The beach was literally at the end of the hotel!... More

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Also Known As:
Woodhouse Beach Hotel
Woodhouse Beach Hotel Varkala
WoodHouse Beach Resort Varkala, Kerala
Address: North Cliff , Thiruvambadi Beach | Thiruvambadi, Varkala 695141, India
Location: India > Kerala > Varkala
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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Ranked #20 of 36 hotels in Varkala
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