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The Haiwa Beach Residency

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   North Cliff | Varkala,Trivandrum, Varkala 695141, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We stayed in April 2014 and had such a great time here. The rooms were clean and cozy as well as the public areas. Shaila (excuse spelling) the manager was so welcoming, friendly, professional and extremely helpful and nothing was a problem for her. In all a great hotel, walk to the main North Cliff area is a lovely little... More

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Rishikesh, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Stayed in 3rd week of Feb. 2014 . Room is very good , location of hotel is in a silent area and not far away from beach . In-hose european Breakfast is available ., for which charges are included in the hotel charges .

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Very plain and nothing to do with beach. Quite far away from the cliff. No hot water, no nice pillows and not the best breakfast. Plus the place where we got the breakfast was looking more like a place to wait for the bus. After one night we changed our location.

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toronto
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Nice place near Varkala cliff, just 10 minutes walking.Rooms are good,clean,comfortable bed and pillows,bath room was ok,with hot water.Home made breakfast was a treat.Also there was night security and reception lady was very helpful and caring.They also had massage service which i did not use.Over all we felt good and would go back again

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Do not expect resort facilities. The Haiwa Resort is a B&B with basic facilities. It has an unusual high standard of cleanliness. There are no gounds outside at present. But they do have massage on site & free wifi. The rooms & bathrooms are clean & comfortable, a reasonable size. No toiletries in bathroom just soap. Breakfast is taken on... More

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

The service is terrible. No phone, no tv, no person to help. we were told that breakfast would not be given. We had to show our booking which clearly mentioned breakfast. Breakfast served was of poor quality. They refused to clean our room, till we forced them. There were no mats, bathroom tiles were broken, hot water was not available.... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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27 hotel reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

I have a alternative title as it was so bad "a lot of NO's". My wife & i are touring India for 3 months so are moving from one accomodation to another. This accomodation is a not a place i would recommend to anybody becuase There were cockroaches & other creepy crawlers in the bathroom a very strong smell of... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

Really helpful staff a nice bloke who gives you useful information and an excellent breakfast, location is good just a 5 minute walk to north cliff. The rooms could do with a revamp and a good clean no a/c. Overall good value.

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London, Canada
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

Did not get pick up at the airport after having more than 4 emails to confirm pick up. Not most comfortable if you arrive at 4am. We end up taking taxi to the hotel. The room that we boked was good size with decent shower and great air conditioner. The only thing that we did not like was the bed.... More

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013 via mobile

We booked over new year and paid 2700 rs on the 31st . unfortunately we did not like the room as other reviewers. I would raccomend to avoid the small ground floor rooms.Because they are ddark and smelly. It can even at this location become quite noisy in early morning due to guest leaving and arriving. The staff was friendly... More

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Address: North Cliff | Varkala,Trivandrum, Varkala 695141, India
Location: India > Kerala > Varkala
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Haiwa Beach Residency 3*
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Enjoy the best. Your vacation starts here. Haiwa's hot spot on the beach.We have a choice of air conditioned and non air condition rooms. ... more   less 
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