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Hindustan Beach Retreat

Papanasam Beach | Janardhanapuram PO, Varkala 695141, India
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Ranked #13 of 42 Hotels in Varkala
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Corvallis, Oregon USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the second time I've stayed at the Hindustan in Varkala. The room was clean and breakfast was included, which was filling and excellent. The staff was always courteous and helpful. The pool is clean and refreshing; I particularly enjoyed staying poolside and taking breaks to go to the beach, swim in the ocean and then come back. My... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very nice, clean hotel with friendly and serviceminded staff! Good breakfast at top restaurant! A lot to choose from and a fantastic view over the Arabian sea! Our room were very nice and all rooms face the sea! The hotel has a pool wich is well kept, with very serviceminded poolguy! The only thing we didn't like, was the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I actually have stayed both standard and suite rooms in different occasions. I must say they maintain the rooms very well. Bathrooms are clean and rooms are comfy. Added bonus is the view from the rooms which face the sea. I liked the rooftop restaurant too. Food might differ on personal taste, but it is pretty decent. Complimentary breakfast is... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Had a good stay here. Rooms offer nice view to the sea, and are clean . Staff is good. Food is ok, but you will get more options at the beach shacks. Hotel is at the end of the lane , and just few steps away from the beach.

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Lucknow, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

I with my family visited Verkala in January 2015 on our kerela Tour.My travel agent has gave us a suit in Hindustan Retreat. I must say that suit was excellent, spacious and exactly in front of beautiful beach. It was just brilliant, staff was friendly and services of the hotel was excellent.This was a great place to stay.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

In looking through travel guides, they all tended to point to this resort for having the best view. I have to concur. It's lovely hearing the waves crashing and waking to sea views. I watched the locals do their early morning pujas to Vishnu without interruption and am pleased by the general ambiance of this resort. The staff were lovely... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We visited Varkala in Dec 2014. We were undecided whether to stay at Gateaway or, Hindustan beach retreat but decided on the later as it was not very costly. It was bang on the beach and our room was a clean, spacious and with a balcony with view of Arabian Sea. Verkala beach was 200 mtrs walk and it was... More 

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Wodonga, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We could not fault this hotel. The staff were friendly and helpful, the amenities up to standard and the views wonderful. It was great to be able to be sitting in our window overlooking the beach and the religious ceremonies knowing we were three steps from restaurants, the beautiful beach and clear, clean waters. This was a great place to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We were so tired, sick and exhausted and we were literally the only guests together with just one woman. They took so good care of us, probably felt even more since we were so alone there, and we ordered room service all the time without problems. Only bad thing is, we couldn't go swimming in the ocean outside because people... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I decided to propose to my girlfriend and I stayed at this hotel during our engagement night. I talked to the hotel manager about a special arrangement to make the night as special as possible. I wanted rose paddles on the bed, champagne in a ice bucket, candles, flowers, chocolate box and a bouquet of flowers. When I came in... More 

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