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 40 Varkala hotels

Magnolia Guesthouse

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Odayam Beach Road | Odayam, Varkala 695141, India
Hotel amenities
Magnolia Guesthouse
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 4 more sites!
Save
You added Magnolia Guesthouse to your Saves list
Ranked #16 of 40 Hotels in Varkala
A recent review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014
Leks_T
Write a Review

61 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    46
    13
    0
    0
    2
See reviews for
11
15
10
Business
0
Rating summary
  • 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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (10)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Russian first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (61)
  • Mar-May only
    (12)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (19)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (10)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (20)
All months
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Good place to stay, especially with the family and children, also good place to to yoga in cosy garden. Nice decorated interiors of a buildings and a garden with the sea view. Friendly and helpful stuff. The guesthouse is situated close to the sea and beach.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Augsburg, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This is a very beautiful, neat place...small Paradise :) The houses are very clean and comfortable. Big bed, clean linen, huge bathroom. In the room a lot of places, I even did each morning a yoga. And that itself is amazing, there are almost no mosquitoes. In the yard there is a well, water can even drink it pure. Walk... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The Magnolia Guesthouse resort was a goog find. The rooms were very comfortable with. The service was amazing. The staffs were dedicated to make our stay great. Great walk along the coast from the resort to the Cliff. Had a great two days and would love to come back here!...

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Was this review helpful? Yes
Pune
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We had a lovely week's stay at Lillemore's bungalow (the family villa with 2 bedrooms and a small kitchenette). The set up was perfect for us – two adults and 2 small kids. The property was modest, clean and the attractive scandinavian design and finish made it very cosy. The location is nicely set apart from Varkala cliff, however it was... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Rhyl, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

The rooms are in detached bungalows set in a lovely garden. The sea is a two or three minutes walk away where there is a beach and two restaurants, where you could get meals as well as tea and coffee and snacks. Because of the elevated position there was nearly always a welcome cooling breeze, which with the fan, meant... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Varkala, India
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Magnolia is a really nice place, friendly staff and clean rooms. Cosy green athmosphere around the houses. It was really nice to play beachvolley and I love the volleyball culture in Kerala. Hope to go back again, soon.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

A beautiful place, house and environment. The kind lady from Sweden and compagnon from India are verry kind, helpful and peaceful! The garden with so many beautiful trees, plants and flowers is a oase of peace and silence. The sea is great to swim in and play with the waves. You can walk for hours and enjoy pure nature. We... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Wrocław
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

We choosed this guesthouse based on good reviews on trip advisor and we were not dissapointed. If you are a person that like partying, shopping or simply be surrounded by people then I would rather recommend you to find hotel on the cliff, but if you are looking for a peaceful romantic place with beautiful scenery, where you can relax... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Gothenburg, Sweden
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013 via mobile

This place is simple, clean and situated perfectly just off the best beach of Varkala. Lillemor is charming and helpful and shares her deep knowledge of the area. It's not a Hilton, but definitly price worthy. Odayam is simply beautiful, the people really nice and blissfully relaxed. The nearby mosque is sending out its prayers a bit loudly perhaps, but... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013 via mobile

In the beginning, we actually planned to stay somewhere near varkala cliff but due to some reasons one wonderful rickshaw driver took us to this fabulous place called magnolia guest house,what a wonderful plan it turn out to be. Because magnolia guest house gave us comfort,peace and an excellent value for money. Definitely visit there again and a very nice... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
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 Magnolia Guesthouse? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Magnolia Guesthouse

Address: Odayam Beach Road | Odayam, Varkala 695141, India
Location: India > Kerala > Varkala
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Magnolia Guesthouse 3*
Number of rooms: 6
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, HostelWorld, Hotels.com, Agoda, Odigeo and Tingo so you can book your Magnolia Guesthouse 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:
Magnolia Guesthouse Varkala, Kerala
Hotel Style:
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Varkala

60 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (5)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (2)
Viewed
View from room (1)
Viewed
Room/suite (1)
Viewed
Other (1)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (56)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (4)
Viewed
Room/suite (5)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (10)
Viewed
View from room (2)
Viewed
Other (35)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay