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Maadathil Cottages

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Odayam Beach, Manthara Temple Road | Edava, Varkala 695311, India
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cottages are built in a traditional Keralan style around a pond and carefully maintained garden. A beautiful coconut grove well contributes to a proper tropical feeling. In the middle of the property there is a reception and an open air restaurant next to it. Generous breakfasts are included in the price. It stays open all day long and will happily... More 

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Muhajir M, General Manager at Maadathil Cottages, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for such an extremely kind and extensive review . . Happy to hear that you guys were enjoyed your stay with us . . Thanks for all the compliments like our calm location, rooms, food, staff and their service and finally our small hotel itself . . Bouquet of thanks for praising our team... More 

Ipswich, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently stayed at the Maadathil Cottages for 10 days, Muhajir and his family and staff were so helpful and friendly. They will arrange just about anything for you from tuk-tuks to train tickets, taxis and back water stays.There is a small beach (Odayem) directly across Maadathils' coconut palm fringed grounds...also used early mornings by the local fisherman hauling in... More 

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Muhajir M, General Manager at Maadathil Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Dave and Lin, Thank you so much for taking your time to wrote your experience in Tripadvisor after your recent stay with us . . It was great to hear that your expectations were meet in our resort . . Thanks for praising our location, staff and their pleasing service . .Our staff members always ready to do any... More 

Nuremberg, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was just incredible! Muhajir and the whole team were so super nice we felt so welcome. Everything was clean, the food so delicious, the beach just some footsteps away. We couldn't wish for more. Laying in the hammocks, listening to the sound of the beach and drinking some coconuts. The cottages are 25min away of the big touristic... More 

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Muhajir M, General Manager at Maadathil Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Selly M, Millions of Thanks for such an awesome review after your recent stay with us. .It was really very well appreciated . . It's been very happy to read that you and your partner enjoyed your stay with us and we were little disappointed about your short stay, hope we can meet again soon and it will be... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Maadathil Cottages is located in the quieter area Odayam Beach, a good more relaxed alternative to the nearby North Cliff area. The huts are simple but clean and charming, and are surrounded by palm trees and other greenery in front of a quiet stretch of beach. From here you can watch fishermen pull in their catch in their mornings and... More 

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Muhajir M, General Manager at Maadathil Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for such an amazing review about your recent stay with us, it is really well appreciated . . I was happy to read that you found our little hotel's location perfect for your needs while visiting Kerala. What made me most happy was to hear that you found the greatest asset at our hotel... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spend about three days at Maadathil cottages. The facilities are awesome. The main attraction is the beach itself..I have never seen so clean and beautiful beach in Kerala before. I have travelled a lot as a part of my Job and I can assure you this beach is up to International standards. The staffs are friendly and cooperative. The... More 

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Muhajir M, General Manager at Maadathil Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Aravind M, Thank you for writing a review after your recent stay with us . .It is most appreciated. . . It was really great to read that you found our location and the beach is one of the best in Kerala which you have ever seen . . Regarding the food standard , , thank you very much... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was everything I had hoped for and even more.Great location,peaceful setting and hammocks under the palm trees. All cottages are few steps away from a small beach (there is a bigger one just few minutes away). Witnessing local fishermen pulling their nets in the morning was such a great suprise and of course there is nothing as soothing... More 

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Muhajir M, General Manager at Maadathil Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for writing a review after your recent stay at our Resort. . . We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you appreciated our perfect location, the rooms, the food, the staff and our service… Thanks for the kind compliments and i will share this with our staff, sure !!... More 

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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Muhajir, Mohamed and their excellent team run a smooth and professional operation here on family owned land of which they can be truly proud. The cottages are aesthetically appealing, comfortable and immaculate. Hot water is included, which is very often not the case in the Varkala area. Guests continuously report that they are happy here and so they should be... More 

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Muhajir M, General Manager at Maadathil Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Richard P, Thank you so much for your excellent review about your recent stay with us . .and thanks for choosing us . . It was really great to hear that you enjoyed your days in our resort and meet your expectations . . Thank you for all the positive comments about our staff and their pleasing service and... More 

Chennai (Madras), India
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

there is no place in varkala that offers you idyllic beauty and meditative peace like Maadathil. the location, Odayam beach, is stunning and is a 20 min walk north of the main tourist center i.e. Varkala North Cliff/ Varkala Beach. You can spend your days relaxing on the resort's private beach or on its beautiful grounds..and the evenings exploring the... More 

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Muhajir M, General Manager at Maadathil Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Sujithsekhar, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us here . . We are delighted to hear that you found our resort and it's location is one of the most beautiful place in Varkala, Your comments are very much appreciated . . Thank you for praising our amenities, staff and their service . .I will... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

We spent four nights at Maadathil Cottages and couldn't have been happier. A warm welcome by Muhajir and his team greeted us after a long day of travelling. Friendly, helpful staff and good food. Accommodation was clean and spacious with a lovely verandah both front and back. Lovely spot to just sit and relax on the verandah or one of... More 

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Muhajir M, General Manager at Maadathil Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts on TripAdvisor about your recent stay with us. It is most appreciated . . Thank you for your kind comments about our hotel's location, staff , food and the amenities provided in the room . .. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us... More 

London, England, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We spent 3 nights at Maadathil Cottages and were very pleased with our choice. The cottages were a good size although the bathrooms could have been a little cleaner. The cottages themselves are very peaceful which comes from being away from the main drag along Varkala beach. This does mean that you are approx a 30 minute walk away from... More 

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Muhajir M, General Manager at Maadathil Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Graeme H, thank you for writing a review after your recent stay at Maadathil Cottages . . It is most appreciated. . We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you appreciated our perfect location, the rooms, the breakfast and dinner buffet, the staff and their pleasing service … Thanks again for your... More 

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