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Varkala Marine Palace Pvt Ltd Papanasam Beach Janardhanapuram,, Varkala 695141, India
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Varkala Marine Palace
Ranked #3 of 38 hotels in Varkala
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

To our great surprise, the owner Babu sent a taxi to meet us at the station so we knew we were in very good hands. When we got to the hotel, as we were travelling out of season, we were offered two large sea view rooms for our family at a discounted price. All the staff made us feel very... More

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Vienna, Austria
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We got a recommendation for this hotel from a friend and it turned out to be a very good one. The room was clean (the bathroom could be more clean) and nicely decorated. We slept very good because there was no disturbing noise from the surrounding area. Only the sound of the see :)

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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

Great spot right on the beach away from the main tourist crowds with a great litte cafe next door called Sea Sun Cafe where we ate the whole time we were there. Spacious, clean rooms with the best showers in India!! Friendly and helpful staff. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay here.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This was an ideal spot for us. The palace is wonderfully located on the beach and is away from the main 'backpacker' locations on the cliffs so would be peaceful and quiet in the high season ( apart from the sounds of the crashing waves!) We were here in monsoon, which meant few other tourists and gave us a chance... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

This hotel turned out to be a good choice as we arrived with no booking! Stayed in a double fan room which was modern clean and quiet (good nights sleep)! The restaurant was also good and served up a good breakfast (at an extra cost). I would recommend this hotel!

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Auroville, india
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33 reviews 33 reviews
28 hotel reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We had originally planned to stay 4 nights at Varkala Marine Palace but ended staying 3 more nights (!) as the place could not possibly be matched on many levels. Great corner room with a terrace. Super food at the nearby restaurant from where you can observe at length a rare combination of devoted Hindus performing their rites, Indian and... More

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Chicago, Illinois
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

This hotel is in a great location on a cliff facing the ocean. There are restaurants and shops around it. I mean you can't beat the location. As far as room goes, we liked the room though we did wish few times that we could have booked the suite which has A/C since it was scorching hot. Our room had... More

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Nelson, New Zealand
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13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Only a 5-7 min walk to the cliff strip, this lovely hotel could be 100 miles from all the commercial "please look in my shop" nonsense that comes with being in the thick of things. Right on the beach with several eating place s to choose from, it is very peaceful. Pay extra and get the "high end suite" if... More

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53 reviews 53 reviews
21 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights in the 3rd week of march. It is one of the best beach resorts we have ever stayed. Located right on the beach. Our room was traditional Kerala styled, large and equipped with a small kitchenette which includes a fridge and kettle. No TV, could access Wi-Fi on my smartphone. No AC but additional... More

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Kerala, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014 via mobile

A little slice of heaven on a backpacker budget. Big rooms, great facilities and a top restaurant with fantastic service, nothing is too much trouble. Would thoroughly recommend if you're travelling/backpacking.

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Address: Varkala Marine Palace Pvt Ltd Papanasam Beach Janardhanapuram,, Varkala 695141, India
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Location: India > Kerala > Varkala
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Varkala Marine Palace Hotel Varkala
Marine Palace Hotel Varkala
Marine Palace Varkala
Varkala Marine Palace Kerala

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We are one of the prime properties as far as Varkala is concerned owing to our location. We are rightly on Papanasam beach, ideally in between the north & South Cliffs. We do have road accessibility inside to our resort. We offers 6 sea face extra spacious (suites) high end rooms, with private kitchen, attached toilets, balconies overlooking sea, running hot water as the specialties. Three rooms are on top floor, made in traditional Kerala style wooden cottage types. ... more   less 
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