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Sri Harul Guesthouse

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

The Sri Harul Guest House is a very nice place, in front of the ocean. The rooms have a beautifully balcony and they're very clean. The owner, Lingkhes, is a really nice & helpful guy. We decided to stay just two days, but when we saw the guest house we decided to stay two more days. It is just to...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

If you book a room at Sri Harul, it is definitely for the balcony and the view. Otherwise, the room is very basic. We had one sheet for two beds, one old towel and the bathroom was not clean. The rooftop restaurant is closed, there is no reception, no wifi. We had to call the owner at the café next...

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United Kingdom
Reviewed April 3, 2016

We were a little bit surprised as the previous reviews are good but when we arrived it felt like the owners and staff had given up on the place a bit with mattresses and chairs stacked in the hallways and damp bedding. The owner was really lovely and helpful and this guest house has so much potential but the restaurant...

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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 15, 2016

Our room had a balcony overlooking the fisherman's beach and must have been one of the best in town. The room was large, airy and reasonably clean, the staff were friendly and helpful. Although there was no AC, in February this was not necessary.Nice roof top cafe although this did not provide food Excellent value for money, highly recommended. However,...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

This was the first time I've been able to stay in this place for a few years as it has always been full - so if you want a room, especially sea facing, then I recommend booking ahead, and certainly during the busy December/January months. I had stayed at a few others before chancing on this and it is by...

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Thank Moodleprof
Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed January 18, 2016

Amazing place with an awesome beach and mahabalipuram temple views from the rooftop restaurant. And the food is lip smacking.Not too expensive like the nearby places.. This place is a real deal for all sea food lovers.

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Ooty, India
Reviewed January 16, 2016

Well, it is just like you see in the picture. All I cared is for a clean room with a view and at Sri Hural I got both. I had wonderful stay here for two nights. Its pretty quite place during day and night. You can here waves crashing on the beach. Beach is for fishing boats to bring there...

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London
Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic location on the beach with great balconies so you can watch the fishermen working with their nets or the cows strolling by. The cafe above is good for a cheap bite and a beer, good restaurants along the beach too. The main shopping street is very close by, as is the shore temple. The Five Rathas and the Butterball...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

Simple rooms, with hot water,but the ones with sea views are great with wonderful views of the sea. We had a private balcony where we could sit and watch the cows, fishermen and goings on on the beach. Highly recommended. Will be returning for sure

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Springfield, Missouri
Reviewed October 6, 2015 via mobile

Chennai is something to live, but mahabs is home. Sri Harul is a nice slice. The area is good and off tge main path. But a short walk to the main shopping area. If warm blooded, the ac room, or no sea view rooms as they are much cooler at night

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Additional Information about Sri Harul Guesthouse

Address: No:181 Bajanai Koil Street | Fisherman's Colony, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
Location: India > Tamil Nadu > Mahabalipuram
Price Range: $12 - $14 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Only stay here is you can get a beach view room”
 of 5 bubbles gillgill999, Mar 15, 2016 | Read review
“ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles Sharan94022, Jan 16, 2016 | Read review
“Ocean view balcony !”
 of 5 bubbles jeno824, Sep 20, 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a beach-facing room. There are no AC rooms available at this place, but I don't think it really matters as you have cool sea-breeze for free.”
 of 5 bubbles AbhijitPotdar, Oct 29, 2014 | Read review
“Request a balcony to really enjoy the ocean”
 of 5 bubbles Indian_escapee, Aug 19, 2014 | Read review
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