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Kerala Bamboo House

On The Cliff, Kurakkanni, Varkala 695141, India
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Kerala Bamboo House
Ranked #24 of 38 hotels in Varkala
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Barton under Needwood, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Fell in love with the look of this place. Very much like other places we've enjoyed in Asia. But after one night we had to move - the beds are just awful! It's not the cheapest place and there's plenty of alternatives on the cliff. If only they'd spend a little on the interiors it would be a little jem!

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

I disliked this hotel. The idea of staying four nights in an eco friendly place with an amazing garden and pond sounded like a great idea when we chose it! This is without counting on high prices, noisy neighbours, not insulated bungalows (too hot even with the fan on), dirty mosquito net and bathroom oh... and creepy-crawlies... So I left,... More

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Witney, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Excellent location on top of the cliffs overlooking the beach with plenty of Restaurants and shops in the vicinity. The Bamboo huts are very pleasant and the gardens are very pretty and well kept. staff were always polite courteous, and helpful. My wife had a couple of massages at the health resort which she said were very good and sorted... More

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Portland, Oregon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Two friends and myself enjoyed our 6 night stay here. Great location, quiet, and charming. The huts are surrounded by beautiful gardens. The interior of our room was simple. The property has different sizes of huts, some being nicer than others. The beds were hard, but we managed to adapt because we liked the place so much! Friendly helpful staff,... More

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Whistler, Canada
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Varkala was our first stop in the south after West Bengal & Assam. Travelled with a small group of 7. We all had cottages close to the beach access. Our group's organizer has sent other groups to the Kerala Bamboo House, so our rate may have been slightly better than others at 2000 rupees a night. As we had been... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

We moved to Bamboo house after our horrible experience at Clafouti house. We took a hut with an open air bathroom and absolutely loved it! For 2500 rupees it was well priced for the season and others that are on offer. Our hut had all the little things that make it comfortable, a mosquito net, a mirror, a vanity in... More

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Bogor, Indonesia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We were in Varkala in early January and moved out of the antiseptic and overpriced Black Beach resort to Bamboo House. On first sight it looks nice, and it is nice outside with small outdoor areas in front of each hut. But the inside of our non-AC hut was bare bones and crumbling from termites. There was a mosquito net... More

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Eugene, Oregon
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Don't get us wrong we normally travel in a tent but we stayed at the Bamboo house in late december 2013 and were charged about 4000 rupee a night so we expected something. This was our 5th choice since it was peak season and the other reviews were right. The huts are smashed together so that when one in our... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Good and cheaper stay... Near to beach , no ac :-(, friendly staff, I would recommend the herbal massage here, they are really good at it. This was my third time visiting varkala ..probably next time also I might choose to stay here ..

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

We did not stay in this resort but we did the cooking class and also went on a backwater canoe trip both organised through their tourist desk. We found the cooking class to be great fun and learned a lot about Indian cooking, we were given paper, pen and clipboard so one of us could take notes while the other... More

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Address: On The Cliff, Kurakkanni, Varkala 695141, India
Location: India > Kerala > Varkala
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Kerala Bamboo House Hotel Varkala
Kerala Bamboo Hotel
Kerala Bamboo House Varkala

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