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Maadathil Cottages

Odayam Beach, Manthara Temple Road | Edava, Varkala 695311, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were a family of 6 staying in 4 of the cottages for 3 nights in January. We couldn't have been happier with the excellent location, beautiful surroundings, secluded beach and amazing staff. Our cottages were clean, comfortable and well maintained. The food was freshly prepared and delicious. The staff even accommodated a request for a cooking lesson! The beach... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent five nights here in January. The property is right on Odayam beach and set in beautiful grounds with palm treets, hammocks, loungers and a massive lotus pond at the back. Much of the hotels in Varkala seemed cramped by comparison. If you don't want to be right in the middle of touristy Varkala and you want access to... More 

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

Warm greetings from Maadathil cottages, Varkala . . . Let us thank you for choosing our Hotel for your holidays. We really appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts and comments about your stay in our hotel. I would like to express my sincere thanks for your good comments about the calmness of our location, cleanliness, staff, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Maadathil Cottages for four nights in January 2015. We decided to stay here spontaneously just because the cottages and location looked great whilst we happened to be walking by! The cottages are private and spacious and good value for money (we stayed in several hotels/beach cottages in Varkala before staying at Maadathil). Bathrooms are fine with hot... More 

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

Million Thanks for staying with us and for your amazing feedback on tripadvisor.com. . It is really appreciated. I am pleased to read that you and your partner were impressed by our resort and that both of you felt so comfortable in your cottage. Many thanks also for appreciating our location, our staff and their pleasing service, you can be... More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Maadathil 3 weeks from mid December into the first week of 2015. The hotel is located in a beautiful and relaxing spot close to the beach. We fully enjoyed both the tranquil existence and playing in the waves. The service was superb. Anything we needed was arranged for including getting transportation when we went on tour. The... More 

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

Thank you so much for the lovely review of our cottage . .are glad that you and your partner had a pleasant stay with us It is great to read that you have appreciated the team members and the quality of service they provide.It is very rewarding for the team to know that our guests are enjoying the relaxed atmosphere,... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed there in the month of August. Booked this place in haste based on tripadvisor ratings. Trust me, the place is even more beautiful when you visit as compared to the pictures. Excellent location overlooking the sea, breath-taking views, spacious cottages, coconut trees all around, fantastic service. What more you can ask for !! This property is located at... More 

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

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your wonderful feedback in Tripadvisor . . We are delighted that you and your family enjoyed every aspect of your stay with us, and your positive comments about our team's hospitality are greatly appreciated. It is a pleasure for me and my team member to know that you had a... More 

Mogilno, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice and calm place for couples, families and friends holidays. Comfortable bungalows with shower, toilet, fan, beatyfikacje towels, etc. Big playground with hamaks. Tasty food in their restaurant, especially fresh fishes, seafood and tandoori meals. Good wi-fi connection. Very Very friendly and helpfull service. Enjoy!!!

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

Thank you for the lovely review of our hotel and it gives me immense pleasure to see that you and your partner enjoyed your stay with us. It is great to read that you have appreciated our comfortable rooms, the amenities, our food, the team members and the quality of service they provide. . . I look forward to see... More 

The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was lucky to book a last-minute cottage at Maadathil for 3 nights over Christmas 2014. It was great! Very neat cottages, attentive stuff that doesn't say No, quiet beach 50m away, tourist center 15 min walk along the beach, good food. Not the cheapest especially for India, but with very good price / quality ratio. Would definitely stay again!

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

we would like to thank you very much for your wonderful review. We are really glad that you had a pleasant stay with us and that you appreciated our room, the warmth of our staff and the privacy of our location ! We really hope to have the chance to welcome you here again, best regards More 

New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at the Lotus Cottage for a few nights and absolutely loved it. Maadathil Cottages is a small and luxurious little piece of paradise. Lounging in a hammock between palm trees, only steps to the (almost private) beach, enjoying sunsets on the nearby cliff, the freshest fish from local fishermen cooked to your liking every day. Didn't want to leave... More 

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

Thank you for writing such a lovely review after your recent stay at our Cottage. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you appreciated our perfect location, the rooms, the staff…It's really our pleasure to treat the guest like you. .We are happy to serve you again and looking forward to welcoming you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very magical stay here, our starting point on arriving in Kerala. The setting is dramatic and beautiful - on the edge of the beach with the crashing waves waking you up and sending you to sleep. The menu is great, the chef talented and the staff friendly, personal and very helpful. The food is divine and there's... More 

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

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your comments about your stay with us . . I am delighted to know that you enjoyed every aspect of your stay. Your compliments have been communicated to our team, also which is very grateful !!! Mostly I want to thank you for your kind comments about our staff, service... More 

Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We can highly recommend anybody to stay at Maadathil Cottages. We're leaving tomorrow after at very relaxing and pleasant week. The location is excellent if you want to get away from the hustle and bustle in and aroud Varkala. The property is directly in front of the beach, which is clean and has all you could ask for here. Great... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts on TripAdvisor about your recent stay with us. It is appreciated. I was thrilled to read that you found our hotel perfect for your stay in India. Thank you for your kind comments about our location, service and the rest of our staff. I will certainly pass your comments on... More 

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Address: Odayam Beach, Manthara Temple Road | Edava, Varkala 695311, India
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Location: India > Kerala > Varkala
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Number of rooms: 10
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