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Mummy Bamboo House

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New Delhi, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

First of all, Thanks to Altaf for referring to this place. We came from Vatakanal to Varkala at 8:30 at night. Met Aunty who treated us like her own children. Very friendly. The place is peaceful and hardly 20 mtrs walk from cliff beach of Varkala. Over all mast.. chill..

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

Accommodation was great , though we stayed next door as mummy bamboo was full. We did the cooking class with mummy bamboo was the best we had while in Kerala I would recommend the facilities here and would certainly stay there on my next trip

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

We really enjoyed our time at Mummys Bamboo House. We stayed there for 10 days and would have loved to stay longer with Rani and her family. She is a very kind and friendly host. The room was clean, the bathroom was good, a hammok on the balcony, what do you want more? We will definately come back!

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Berlin, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

Very clean and beautiful rooms, the whole building is very well maintained. Wifi, hot water, room cleaning, drinking water supplied to the room, good beds. Upper rooms w/o AC but lots of windows, so at night nice and well aired. Great for single traveling ladies also, very safe. Seconds from the cliff, yet very quite and peaceful. Great upper rooms... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

Beautiful room, with balcony and a hammock. Hot water shower. Cheap, good service, and only 1min walk to the beach. Perfect location if you want to travel around Kerala and come back in a more quite area close to restaurants and the sea.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

The mummy is one of those places that you could easily miss if you don't keep your eyes peeled, not because of its size or location but due to its understated simplicity. Varkala itself is a must visit for tourists looking to unwind with some sand and sun. The shore line is gorgeous and full of character, especially further north... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

Cons: It took us a while to find the place. Pros: Its close to cliff , barely 2-3 min walk, hence close to the cliff side eateries and massage centres. Like almost all the houses they have hammocks, which are fun. The place is clean and decent. But expect basic stuff, nothing fancy about this place. We didn't expect much... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

We stayed at this place for 2 nights and it was very good.. Very near to the cliff, it provided very good value for money for the entire group. Highly recommended place. It might be a bit difficult to locate the place at night, but I would recommend taking the location from the caretaker via google maps is the best... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderfull time staying at this home stay along with my friends. Its surprisingly inexpensive with free wifi and the location is right next to the cliff which is very calm and relaxing it also has a long balcony. Everything is clean comfortable. Would love to be back soon.

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Paris, France
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

Mummy bamboo house offers clean and quiet rooms for a very affordable price. The place is well located, very close to the cliff and all the facilities but remains quiet. The house is run by Ranni, a very sweet woman who will make you feel at home. It is very pleasant to seat and spend some time with her and... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mummy Bamboo House is set back from the popular North Cliff at Varkala, which is a minute’s walk away. The hotel offers good accommodation – and food - at reasonable prices. It is also quiet.The hotel has been built in the traditional Keralan manner and has seven comfortable en suite double bedrooms, four of which are at ground level and three are upstairs, each with its own balcony and hammock ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mummy Bamboo House

Address: Cliff Papanasam | Kurakkanni, Varkala 695141, India
Location: India > Kerala > Varkala
Price Range: $12 - $13 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Mummy Bamboo House Varkala, Kerala
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