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MK Gardens

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06/11/2017 06/12/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Clean and spacious rooms with a balcony. Van over the bed and mosquito net helped at night. The owners are really friendly and helpful and you can rent surfboards from them. Its located very close to the beach. We had a good time there and met fun people.

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Reviewed January 26, 2017

Very welcoming and helpful owner and people working in. Great location near the cliff. Outstanding value. Utilisation of washing machine is free. Good suggestions for visits, as well as nice atmosphere.

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Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

MK Gardens was recommended through fellow travellers Beautiful guest house just off the beach. Really clean and well staffed. Ruth was such a lovely host as were the other staff. Really knowledgeable about Varkala and couldn't do enough to make my stay perfect. I'd highly recommend MK Gardens for all travellers. Safe, cosy, happy guesthouse in a lovely location. If...

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Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

Got recommended by a friend and absolutely loved the place Did yoga every day and had a great surf lesson by indias first surfboard shaper santosh. Didn't want to leave so many fun times at this gem of a place and made many friends . Looking forward to my trip next year . Thanks guys for an unforgettable time

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Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful creative house full of positive energy. Meant to stay 1 night stayed a week. Really felt like part of the family. There was a small kitchen available to use which was a massive bonus for me. I would highly recommend mk gardens for anyone looking to stay in varkala

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Varkala, India
Reviewed November 16, 2016

The gentle charm of MK gardens can be felt as you approach the centrally located guesthouse. The garden is beautifully planned to create an initmate space filled with colour which is instantly welcoming to the weary traveller. The architecture lends a unique feel and character, offering a lovely open hallway which is tastefully decorated, injecting colour and spirit to this...

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Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

I had a GREAT time in Varkala in MK. Definitely recommend to everyone if you are looking for a beautiful space with great, friendly staff! I especially loved the rooms and there is beautiful artwork everywhere. The cafe is also full of fantastic food. I couldn't think of a single thing that went wrong!

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Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

MK Gardens is a hidden paradise guesthouse just a few steps away from the beautiful north cliff of Varkala. It's such a welcoming and warm place as the owner Ruth is. She is such an lovely person and always helpful in any matters. Thank you so much Ruth!!! The rooms are spacious and decorated with so much dedication and sense...

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Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a few nights on my first visit to Kerala and would go back every time. The building itself is lovely and the rooms are comfortable but the main thing is the atmosphere and staff who make it feel like a home from home. Would definitely recommend.

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Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for only a night in a deluxe fan room. The interiors of the building including the floors are beautiful and the common areas well furnished. The manager guy was really friendly and smiley and helpful. The room itself is like most budget backpacker rooms in India - a partition bathroom, not much running water and some damp...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Airport Transportation
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to MK Gardens! Recently under new management, MK Gardens is a charming, homely and clean guest house perfectly located in Varkala within 50m of the beautiful Main Beach and its wide array of local restaurants and shops. There are 6 spacious rooms available all uniquely decorated. All rooms have en-suite with hot water and free wi-fi is available throughout the building. There is a well equipped communal kitchen which guests are free to use plus a large roof terrace and garden where you can relax in one of our hammocks or on the house swing. The reception also contains a seating area with library and we have a projector for rooftop film nights. The staff have a great knowledge of the local area and we are more than happy to help organise surf lessons, fishing trips, yoga and meditation classes / one-on-one tuition, ayurvedic massage / treatments and customised tours of the local area. Whatever the reason for your visit to Varkala we aim to make your stay as enjoyable and relaxing as possible. If you have any questions in the meantime please let us know and we will do our best to help. MK Gardens ... more   less 

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Address: | Near Helipad Cliff Kurakkanni, Varkala 695141, India
Location: India > Kerala > Thiruvananthapuram District > Varkala
Price Range: $10 - $11 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Clean, relaxing, rooms at the first level less disturbed by people walking in and out the house.”
682reneb, Jan 26, 2017 | Read review
“In Room No.1 in the ground floor the window glass as well as the thin curtains are transparent. I think rooms in first floor may be better”
christopherg41, Oct 7, 2016 | Read review
“I prefer upstairs to avoid foot traffic.”
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“Loved the room at the back.”
DebbieKasia, Aug 12, 2016 | Read review
“Ideal for young, fun people”
JamesVsWorld, May 5, 2016 | Read review
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