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Varkala Villas

Janardhanapuram | South Cliff, Varkala 695141, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014
STayobZA Gottingen, Germany
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Gottingen, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

I travelled with my girlfriend, we are a young couple. We stayed at Varkala Villas Haven guesthouse situated a mere 30 metres from Varkala South Cliff. The rooms are simple yet clean. Sunil, the manager is friendly and welcoming. The place is quiet and respectable. There is no breakfast service but guests can use the kitchen for the preparation of... More

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East Kilbride, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

...inspired by Varkala Villa's owner Sunil, who was dismayed and concerned about the effect of previous review for his place (see below). Given that small guest houses can thrive or die based on their tripadvisor reviews, we would like to report that we had a very happy one-week stay at "God's Own Villa" in January 2014, in the neighbouring non-AC... More

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

My disappointment was quite huge when I saw the "sea" view they promised me - actually bamboo houses face the wall of the villas in front of them and just a part of the garden surrounded by the stone wall. Yes, there's a wifi and rooms are clean but for that amount of money Varkala can offer rather cheaper accommodation... More

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Guangzhou, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

It's a lovely place on the south cliff, quiet and much less touristy (70 rupee on tuktuk from railway station). It has three rooms at the front in the main building, and four cottages at the back facing the green garden and the sea (although blocked a little by another property). The room was very spacious (incl the bathroom), well... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

We had arranged with Sunil airport pickup and the driver took us straight there, we had a long journey but were welcomed with a massive smile. The room was clean and comfy to stay in. The garden was beautiful and on our veranda we had fresh flowers every morning and a gorgeous breakfast. All of the staff were more than... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013 via mobile

We stayed in a very nice and super clean bungalow with a porch, facing the sea. Our hosts were both very nice and helpful not just with any information we may need about Varkala, but also with arranging other tours of Kerala. The breakfast was delicious starting from the super yummy pineapple juice through to the keralan breakfast. The location... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Wonderful place to enjoy the sea which is located in south cliff of Varkala beach.very helpful staff and management made our stay wonderful during our family week end trips to Varkala. They take care of guests are very well and well guided. I recommend very much for families who prefer to stay less crowded place with natural ambiance.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Varkala Villas is tucked away on the South Cliff which is the much more peaceful and less touristy part. Still only around a 5 minute walk to the beach and a couple of great restaurants to while away your time (Marine Palace is definitely worth a visit on the sea front) and then around 15 minutes walk to North Cliff... More

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Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

As simple as it may be, Varkala Villas is the most welcoming place with the friendliest and most helpful staff. We, a family with three children including one toddler, stayed on and off for 2 months and couldn't have been more well looked after. Sunil and his staff do everything to make your stay in India a pleasurable one, even... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

As soon as we arrived at Varkala Villas (towards the end of our travels in Kerala), we realised we had made a good choice. We hadn't known quite what to expect given the budget pricing for the 'sea view, a/c cottage' and also had variable experiences of India's hotels thus far in our trip, but Varkala Villas was perfect. Our... More

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Also Known As:
Varkala Villas Kerala
Address: Janardhanapuram | South Cliff, Varkala 695141, India
Location: India > Kerala > Varkala
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #17 of 42 Specialty lodging in Varkala
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Varkala Villas have a 3 property ,GOD'S OWN VILLA 2 sea view a/c cottages 2 sea view non a/c Bamboo cottages PARUVILLA 4 non sea view rooms and HAVEN Beach Resort 1 A/C Seaview std dbl bed room and 9 non A/C std dbl bed rooms 5 minutes walkable distance on the beach.We have Yoga and Ayurveda felicities also.We also have a very big garden.Free Wi Fi ... more   less 
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