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Black Beach Resort

Thiruvambadi Beach, Varkala 695141, India
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Ranked #15 of 36 hotels in Varkala
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Family of four stayed two nights in sea facing villas (two villas) (which were not actually sea facing). Decent large rooms. Good location near the small black beach (though quite far away from the main Varkala beach). House keeping not upto the mark. No Drinking water (not even a jug& glass), no television (in one of the rooms). Rooms not... More

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Bogor, Indonesia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We ended up at Black Beach, which is right next to Woodhouse resorts because the latter gave our booked room to someone else. The rate for the room was twice as at Wood house and neither hotel staff offered to make good on the difference. The outside of the big, clean room was nice, but the inside was antiseptic and... More

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

We adored this heavenly location and beautiful new resort overlooking the cliff and best beach in Varkala. The rooms are big and clean with lovely sea and lawn view balcony. The manager and staff were kind and helpful. There is an added bonus of cable TV and free Wi-fi for when you feel like staying in. The green lawn overlooking... More

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Bangalore, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

The location of the resort is excellent.... It's right on the cliff top in front of the sea.... I had opted for a deluxe sea facing room with common balcony.... You may spend nice time itting on the balcony with sea view.... The resort is right on the beach & you can hear sound of sea waves at night.... The... More

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Bangalore, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Time of Visit - Mid September; It was the end of Monsoon, when it rained the rooms would drip {It was negliable}. View from the room was excellent, had specifically asked for Sea Facing villa, which was arguably the most closed cabin from the sea. In Night if you could listen to the waves if you could ignore the AC... More

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Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

This place is right on the cliff top and has a good lawn right in front so you have have a relaxed time in the evening. I really liked the wood work that was done in the rooms. The staff was good and really helpful. It is located at a very good spot on the cliff which is not far... More

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Bern, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

the hotel is on a great spot on top of the cliffs of varkala. we loved our stay there, staff was friendly and the room was fine. the price was a bit high but it might be because we booked too early. all in all though it's a good place to spend some days in wonderful varkala

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

Lovely "garden" > very clean & perfect for chillin in the sun! Free Wifi, very nice people + the location is perfect, as the hotel is located at the end of the little "strip" (don't feel disturbed in any way when hanging there)> but think in small dimensions > just takes a walk of 1 minutes to get to the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

We stayed in the first bungalow closest to the beach. The cottage is made of carved wood with an attached porch that leads onto a curvaceous red and white tiled walkway across a short-cropped green lawn. Our son loved to run on the lawn between the little lights that punctuate the grounds at night. The black beach itself was under... More

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Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

There is no beach at Black Beach - the nearest one is a very hot 30 minute walk along North Cliff. Aside from one or two trophy rooms the rest are average. The food is nothing special. The biggest problem is that it presents itself as a premium place but it is literally in the middle of nowhere and everywhere... More

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Also Known As:
Black Beach Resort Varkala, Kerala
Address: Thiruvambadi Beach, Varkala 695141, India
Location: India > Kerala > Varkala
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Varkala
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Varkala
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We have immense pleasure in introducing Black beach resort as a superior private resort, situated in the beautiful black sand beach in varkala which makes you sink into the mesmerizing beauty of Ocean. Totally we have 17 rooms that includes 03Heritage Sea view Villas, 02 Heritage sea view suites, Each villa is designed like an elegant Kerala home, with beautiful wooden works, opulent furnishings and large balconies overlooking the Sea and beautiful gardens. We have 06 standard A/c rooms and 06 standards Non A/C rooms with sea view. Modern state of the art amenities have been discreetly infused into the tradition of Kerala style ambience. From the magnificently appointed bathrooms to satellite television, everything has been provided for the enjoyment of pampered luxury. ... more   less 
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