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Pollathai P.O, Mararikulam 688567, India
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Marari Villas
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Heraklion, Greece
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were at the end of a tour which was exciting but tiring and we were glad to unpack for five days. We stayed in Hibiscus Villa and found it to be one of the best and most relaxing places we had visited. The garden and the pool which are your own are very private. The food was excellent and... More

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had 3 nights in Hibiscus Villa followed by 4 nights in Orchid Villa. Hard to choose as both great but we liked Orchid because of the large window overlooking the pool and the front garden with chairs and a fan. Both have outside toilets and showers with lovely plants growing in them. There was nobody else there so we... More

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Olga O, Manager at Marari Villas, responded to this review

A big Thank you from all of us at Marari Villas for the lovely review and hope it will be a great help for all of our viewers around the world. If you're looking for an Indian village atmosphere with local sounds and smells and hardly a tourist in sight, this is the place. We look forward to welcoming you... More

Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Our whole trip was worked around the only 4 days I could find available - and it did not disappoint. The villas was very well equipped with everything you could need - even down to a sunhat! The staff were lovely, the food delicious and the whole area so peaceful and relaxing. We took some lovely long walks, chilled by... More

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London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

I booked the Orchid Cottage at Marari Villas months in advance as we wanted to stay over New Year and I knew it would get booked up quickly seeing as the property is only small. We booked our stay via email as well as arranging a couple of tours and an airport drop off. If you plan to arrive on... More

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Olga O, Manager at Marari Villas, responded to this review

A big thank you for writing such a lovely review. We work incredibly hard to provide a special experience for our guests, but its seriously worth the effort, as the wonderful people we have staying with us makes this the best place in the world to call work! We look forward welcoming you and your family back next year. More

Daventry, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

There are hardly words to express the wonder of this place. It is an oasis of beauty and peace, especially after the hubbub of the towns. Rupert and Olja could not be more considerate and nothing is too much trouble. The staff are wonderful and food absolutely delicious, and presented beautifully. As an elderly woman travelling alone, I felt completely... More

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014 via mobile

My wife joined me after I had visited Kerala on business. I stayed in 3 other hotels and locations and this was leagues ahead of everywhere else I stayed. We had 5 days in one of the most stunning locations in the very beautiful state of Kerala. The owners and the staff are very professional, courteous and friendly. The beach... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

We spent the last 2 nights of our Kerala holiday at Hibiscus Cottage and our stay was a wonderfully relaxing way to end what had been a great holiday. The villa is well designed and very well appointed, the managers have thought of everything for the guest's comfort. The small enclosed garden with plunge pool is a bonus. Most of... More

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Cranbrook, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

I thought I should write a terrible review to stop too many people going to this place as I want to be able to book, but that wouldn't be fair on Rupert & Olga and their fantastic team. We stayed for 2 nights in Hibiscus Cottage and this was the real highlight of our trip. It takes a little getting... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

We travelled in Kerala in January and we were fortunate enough to stay in two of Olga and Rupert's villas - Orchid cottage for 5 days, and Palm villa on the beach for 3 days. Both had the same fantastic set up - the staff at each were wonderful, the food excellent and the standard of accomodation first class. Candle... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Wow....it couldn't have been a more perfect way to begin our two week holiday in Kerala. We were celebrating a friend's big birthday and Olga, Rupert and their wonderful team made it her best birthday....ever! The four of us took Palm Villa for four days and enjoyed the most delicious food and care imaginable. On the birthday night we had... More

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Additional Information about Marari Villas

Also Known As:
Marari Villas Kerala/Mararikulam, India
Address: Pollathai P.O, Mararikulam 688567, India
Location: India > Kerala > Mararikulam
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 8 Specialty lodging in Mararikulam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$

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