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Varkala Cliff, Varkala, India
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Mother Palace
Ranked #26 of 46 Specialty lodging in Varkala
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

We had booked into Dreams but ended up here. Perhaps not quite as luxurious but a better location as it turned out (60 seconds walk to the beach steps). It was clean and the staff friendly (though occasionally not around). Wifi worked well as did AC. Would recommend. They tend to leave the doors open so you have to be... More

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Berlin, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

The rooms are nice and clean only downstairs one room the balcony is not to use, because the garbage is around the corner and it smells not good...the worst is that is next door they building new guesthouse and the chillout cafe disturbing your sleep for sure almost every night...if you wanna enjoy your holiday check in somewhere else....

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Redhead, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

Thank you Stanley for our wonderful stay. We came for one week over the New Year and stayed for two! We had a good-sized, very clean AC room with balcony and views to the sea. The hotel has a TV in the upstairs common room and guests have use of a fridge. The hotel is within easy walking distance of... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013 via mobile

Best budget place in India! We were meant to stay for one night - stayed for six! The rooms were so super clean, great value, hot water, wifi, balcony with swinging chair, use of the fridge and Stanley was a terrific host! Almost didn't want to recommend as would love to keep it a secret! Great work Stanley - see... More

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Faversham, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012 via mobile

We originally stayed at Arabian soul but checked out after one night. At Mother Palace we got far more for our money. We paid 1500 rupees for an air con room. Our room (102) had a private balcony with sea views, dressing area and clean ensuite with hot water. The air con was so effective we often just used the... More

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Austin, Texas
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110 hotel reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

I Stayed there Feb 2012 till April 2012. Clean, central and great internet. Stanley the Host makes it feel like home. I would not pay attention too much attention to people that sign up to TA once, and make one bad review.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

Nice big airy rooms that seemed to be clean. We had a nice view over looking the sea, and Stanley the owner was very nice and friendly. No hot water though as they use a solar system, so it didn't heat up. Good stay though for the budget traveller. Varkala is really beautiful. Go to Cafe Del Mar for dinner!

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Norrkoping, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

I have been travelling in India for some time and I got to Varkala and stayed at Mother Palace beach resort, actually stayed more days than I thought because i really enjoyed the atmosphere there. I feel its really a nice place and the room was good with hot shower and it was clean and decent.The hotel has wi fi... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012 via mobile

Absolutely horrendous stay in this hotel, worst hotel we have stayed at during our month in India and we have seen some sights! No running water for 24hours was a disaster, meaning even the toilet didn't flush! When trying to get money taken off for this, the hotel manager argued with us and was absolutely no help at all. Rooms... More

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13 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

So enjoyed our 2 week stay here - started out as 4 nights, but Varkala and Mother Palace was too good to leave. Stanley looked after us well. Bent over back wards to be helpful, including finding a new charger for our stolen one - good to get the mobile phone working again! The rooms are not fancy, but neither... More

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Address: Varkala Cliff, Varkala, India
Location: India > Kerala > Varkala
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Mother Palace Varkala, Kerala

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