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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
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here based on reviews from Tripadvisor and were not disappointed. The staff were all really helpful and even came to find us when the tuk tuk driver couldn't find the hotel! The bungalows themselves are spacious and clean with a lovely balcony for relaxing. They are also well spaced out so plenty of room between you and your... 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 write a review on TripAdvisor about your recent stay with us. It is most appreciated. Thank you for your wonderful remarks, which I have shared with our staff. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay . . your comments are very much valued. We really appreciate your comments... More 

Nanaimo, Canada
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We spent a glorious week in a beautiful clean cottage on the ocean. The beach in front was lovely and felt as though it was just for us. Hearing the fisherman every morning was an added bonus and we even joined them one day to pull in the catch! The staff were friendly and helpful...can't say enough really. We hope... More 

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

Dear lisa f. Thank you for the awesome review, and I appreciate that you took the time to review our hotel. . I was pleased to read that you and your partner enjoyed your stay with us . . Thank you for also commenting on your experience with the fisherman and it's really feel happy to know that it was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Run by a family who are driven by a desire to succeed and therefore to please combined with eternal optimism ! The location is superb (the sound of crashing waves,amazing sunsets, fishermen pulling in nets a hundred metres from your door,coconuts brought to your veranda after you've watched an ace Palm tree climber get them, egrets and a Mongoose come... More 

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

Dear Barbara M, Thank you so much for sharing your experience here . . It's really feel happy that you got a comfortable stay with us . . We are really sorry about alcohol, because in Kerala recently lot of restrictions were passed by the Government, So we don't allowed to serve it . . Thanks again for staying with... More 

Kiev, Ukraine
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Spent more then month in this place and have only nice memories from our staying at Maadathil. Fine kitchen adds more pluses to perfect location and comfort of cottages. Special thanks to Ganesh and Aji :) Aleksei & Yuliya

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

Dear Aleksei & Yuliya, Thank you for taking the time to write a kind review about your stay at Maadathil Cottages and for the compliments on our hotel's amenities and staff and glad you loved it ! . . We appreciated the compliments on the hotel, its location, the rooms, the staff and the service extended by our team members.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Cozy beach cottages on Odayam Beach. Very peaceful and restful. Wide open garden with hammock and wooden day beds around. The cottages were very clean and basic with a porch out in front . Beach towels are provided if needed. A short walk to a small strip of beach in the front but most people would walk a bit further... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for choosing us and for posting extremely kind and extensive review! ! It is a pleasure for us to read that you liked the location of our resort, staff, service and the property itself. Our team work daily to provide a friendly and personal service . . We all hope to have the pleasure... More 

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