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Magnolia Guesthouse

#12 of 42 Hotels in Varkala
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Odayam Beach Road | Odayam, Varkala 695141, India
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Magnolia guesthouse varkala according to us is s very. Beautiful , fantastic , attractive and budget Friendly hotel. The beach is awesome and the staff and the Management were very friendly and helpful. Overall very nice.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I liked it very much ,and i got what i expected ,a nice place to stay and I got all Information that I asked for.A lovely surroundings and nice swimmingtours in the near beach.I can recommend this accomodation !

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Plus points - the owners are very friendly and helpful, the accommodation while basic is very good value, the location is very peaceful, wifi very good Negative - the beach has gone! (this was disappointing as the area is described as having a beach, it may be a seasonal thing due to geographical factors, i'm not sure, option of air... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

A fabulous place to stay for a while and enjoy the view,peace and a host who is just perfect to guide you into this divine spot of Kerala.Clean room,clean bedding and privacy.Second honeymoon for us made possible by a guesthouse that is five stars.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Stumbling upon the Magnolia Guesthouse via Tripadvisor was a very lucky find. Perfectly situated at the Northern End of the spectacular cliffs of Varkala, it's well out of the traffic, yet just minutes away from top restaurants in the main tourist area and beautiful walks up and down the coast. The rooms are fantastic and it was the host, Shah,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend went to magnolia guesthouse varkala for two weeks from 1st week of february to the middle of february and boy we had one of our best times of our life.The room we stayed was spacious comfortable and infact absolutely fabulous. The walk along the beach was one of our highlights of the entire India trip.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Magnolia Guesthouse is situated just back from the sea a short walk to Odayam beach. Lillemor is a lovely host and the property is set in tranquil gardens with the friendly next door restaurant happy to deliver delicious local food at any time. They make the best Fish Biryani we’ve had so far in India! We stayed in the Magnolia... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Run by charming Swedish lady, lovely garden, silent but surprised nearby beach - less than 100m - to have sunrise breakfast or romantic sunset dinner. Beach: - less than 100 meter small beach at Restaurant - better small swimming beach is about 100m further - Varkala beach 20 Minutes walk on cliff way Restaurant: - great Restaurant at beach (100... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

Swedish owner Lillemor gave great service and made us feel like home during our ten days stay in Varkala. Lillemor arranged private yoga for us in the beautiful garden and informed us about the surrounding area and the different activities avaliable. The location, just a minute from the beautiful and quiet beach Odayam, was perfect. Really good value!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I recently being there with my wife. Guest house is nice & located in a calm & peaceful area (near to sea). They don't have room service for food but that can be managed from very nearly situated restaurants. But these restaurants are pretty expensive. One of them provide room service. Personally i feel that if you want to spend... More 

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