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Hindustan Beach Retreat

#15 of 42 Hotels in Varkala
Certificate of Excellence
Papanasam Beach | Janardhanapuram PO, Varkala 695 141, India
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed there for one night but felt it was not enough , the resort has the best location in varkala , u can say the resort is itself constructed on the beach . Select the premium category and enjoy the balcony or with garden view and pool view rooms . U can just sit and enjoy the untouched varkala... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Please avoid this property rooms are in bad shape, seepage smell in rooms, lousy room service, wrong description as hotel is not on a cliff. We got stale welcome drink on complaining we got rude reply.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a great ambiance of the beach and hospitality of the resort This place is great! Beautiful views of the ocean, nice beach, cozy cottage. The hotel is located in a quiet place, there are not much people and it's a good place for meditation! In the restaurant, very good food and friendly helpful staff. I...Everything is immaculately clean and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel is beautifully located facing the beach, rooms are nicely build facing the beach and has a sit out in room as well. Food is average, but not very highly priced. Hotel staff is cooperative. One should choose to stay here but can opt eating outside as there are 100s of eating options at a walking distance. Must visit place... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

In the silent town of varakala at the edge of papanasam beach lies this heavenly adobe of luxurious living just a five min ride from the railway station of varakala sivagiri first of all let Me tell it is one of the best beach view resort I have visited the view from the room is absolutely spell bounding and the... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Had a two night's stay at this hotel. We chose this hotel as it seemed to have the best view of the beach. The hotel didnt let us down on our expectations! View from the room was great and the constant sound of the sea waves was soothing. We had taken a suit room as we had two grown up... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I stayed in this Hotel with my family in Feb 2013....its an average property with a nice pool ..the advantage is its location...its on the Varkala beach...food was average..but there are plenty of options for dining near the beach...

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Tenerife, Spain
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

After the reading the reviews on here i booked this hotel but once there we were totally shocked,when we booked this hotel we didnt realise that we had to pay an extra 20% on the cost of the hotel which was alot.We booked the executive room and though the room was a good size i noticed the pigeon on the... More 

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hindretreat, General Manager at Hindustan Beach Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Greetings from Hindustan Beach Retreat – Varkala. You might have made this booking through booking.com and the rate shown in booking .com would have been exclusive of taxes (19.92%). As per the booking policy you have to make the payment amount including the tax at the time of check in. Due to this you needed to pay extra... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We stayed here for 2 nights. Our room was excellent, very big with magnificent views of the beach. Just a few minutes walk to the beach and we could see all the religious activities that happens in the mornings from our room. Staff are very helpful especially Shyam and Sameer. Dinner that we ordered was very nice. Breakfast does not... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Stayed here in April during our trip in Kerala. Hotel was a modern building with elevator, rooms were well furnished with air conditioning and usual facilities. Our balcony was small with cushions provided - these did need to be removed when leaving balcony due to large number of pigeons, rooms and balcony cleaned daily. Restaurant was ok, with a variety... More 

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