We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 38 Varkala hotels

Palm Tree Annex

Odayam Beach, Varkala 695311, India
Hotel website
Hotel amenities
Palm Tree Annex
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Save Saved
You added Palm Tree Annex to your Saves list
91%
Ranked #9 of 38 Hotels in Varkala
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
ruchee87 Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Write a Review

45 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    28
    13
    3
    1
    0
See reviews for
8
19
5
Business
0
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (12)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (45)
  • Mar-May only
    (9)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (1)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (7)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (28)
All months
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing location.. all the rooms overlook the sea..very good food..especially the fish in banana leaf...the staff is very friendly and cordial. The restaurant there is at the beach.. with candle light dinners. Our trip to varkala was a short one night trip here... but personally it just wasnt enough.. will be going back there most certainly...

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Pune, Maharashtra, India
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Palm Tree Annex is situated at a location which you will instantly fall in love with, if you are a beach person. Listening to the sea from morning to night is such a soothing experience. From our room we had a view of the sea. The rooms are pretty decent, have a mini-fridge, hot water etc. but no TV. The... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
London, United Kingdom
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We really liked the Palm Tree Annex. The room was large and clean with a fridge but there's no TV. We had one of our best meals in Kerala at the Heritage restaurant and the staff were extremely helpful. Having a balcony/seating area was really nice, but it wasn't the most comfortable place to sit - there's just a marble... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Tweed Heads, Australia
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
28 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

I have stayed in the Annex three times now. The Annex and the Heritage are being reviewed together as the Annex in merely a detached accommodation and all the services/restaurant are adjoining the Heritage. I stayed for a month during the wet season with a good rate, but as they say, 'you get what you pay for.' Although, the seas... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
15 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

If I were rating only on the extremely helpful and accommodating attitude of the staff, this would for sure be a five-star review. As helpful and friendly as we've found people to be everywhere in Kerala, these folks would be number 1. I wish I could say the same for the room. The important thing--it was quite spotlessly clean. The... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Washington DC
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014 via mobile

What a great place! We arrived here directly from an international flight and really enjoyed the stay. The staff is terrifically welcoming and the outdoor restaurant located at the neighboring palm tree heritage hotel was very good and reasonably priced. Note that this hotel is away from the main varkala beach and the walk over to the north cliff varkala... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014 via mobile

Stayed in this place and the staff were very friendly especially Safuwan the front desk manager was so kind and helpful which prompts me to visit this place if I ever came to Varkala. An ideal place for beach lovers The restaurant and food need to be improved. Ajit

Was this review helpful? Yes
Thilakan, Owner at Palm Tree Annex, responded to this review

Dear Ajit Thank you for your stay with us..Hope you really enjoyed ..We Palm Tree team is taking the points that you mentioned regarding restaurant in respect to food also in its positive sense and will do the needful on urgent basis.One Happy News also.."We started tandoori......... in our restaurant recently"..On behalf of my entire team am sincerely apologizing for... More

New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

A friend and I were traveling around Kerala for a number of weeks before coming to Varkala and staying at the Palm Tree Annex. We had both decided we would like to stay somewhere nicer than our previous locations, and were prepared to pay a bit more. However, we didn't need to worry about that. Our room at Palm Tree... More

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Was this review helpful? Yes
Copenhagen, Denmark
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

We stayed three nights in the annex. The room was nice and clean with a hot shower. The Palm Tree Annex is located a bit north of the main beach in Varkala, it takes 15-20 minutes to walk there. It's a nice walk though, with lots of souvenirs stalls and cafes and restaurants on the way. It's also possible to... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Aussie in Asia
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

Drifting off to sleep lulled by the waves close by, snuggled under crisp white sheets in Room 202, I feel relaxed and soothed after a day walking and eating on this beach fronting the Arabian Sea. Palm Tree Annex was recommended by my driver ,Kannan, from Coochin and it didn't disappoint. Guests are welcomed warmly, the rooms are spotlessly presented... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Do you own or manage Palm Tree Annex?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Palm Tree Annex? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Palm Tree Annex

Address: Odayam Beach, Varkala 695311, India
Phone Number:
Location: India > Kerala > Varkala
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 8
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com so you can book your Palm Tree Annex reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Palm Tree Annex Varkala, Kerala

44 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (22)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (5)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Room/suite (5)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (3)
Viewed
View from room (2)
Viewed
Other (5)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (23)
Viewed
Room/suite (1)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Viewed
Other (20)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay

Near Palm Tree Annex

Enlarge Map
Top-rated Restaurants Nearby
Top-rated Attractions Nearby