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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

This was my second stay at Villa Jacaranda (first time in 2013). It is the perfect place to relax and rejuvenate. The location of the South Cliff is more upmarket than the North Cliff. Everything is nearby and there is even a tuk tuk stop over the road. The Villas and overlooking gardens are lovely and have everything you need,... More 

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UK
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

We happily booked this beautiful boutique hotel while still in the UK to be a "treat" at the end of a month-long trip. However -for me- it didn't feel like it warranted being quadruple+ the price of any other (lovely!) accommodation we stayed in throughout our trip or viewed in the immediate area of Varkala. The splurge would have been... More 

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2 Thank Joanne W
VillaJacaranda, Owner at Villa Jacaranda, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the trouble to share your views about us here. I am pleased you had positive things to say about us, namely our well-located, well-decorated and spacious accommodation with attentive staff and a caring owner, within walking distance from most amenities and yet removed enough to remain "a beautiful oasis of calm" (to quote your words in... More 

Niefern, Germany
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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

We (couple, 50+) stayed for 5 nights in this very nice guest house in room #1. This is ground-level with a nice terrace and access to the wonderful garden. The room was very spacious and well equipped. Ajay and his staff are very friendly and helpful. The fresh flowers for the room every day were lovely! And so was the... More 

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1 Thank conny-roland
VillaJacaranda, Owner at Villa Jacaranda, responded to this review

dear guests, it was a pleasure to see your delight with the garden. you chose to stay in the garden room, room one, for a good reason - you are both garden lovers! i am so pleased your stay went well. yes, the festivals in kerala are boisterous affairs but they leave lasting impressions on those who are fortunate enough... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

We had an amazing 12 days here - we stayed in the roof terrace and the garden room - both were fantastic - great food - unobtrusive service, lovely clean bright rooms - definitely coming back next year. There are cheaper places to stay in the area but I thought it was great value. Really enjoyed the beach, the Yoga... More 

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Thank Brig W
VillaJacaranda, Owner at Villa Jacaranda, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind review. It was a pleasure having you stay with us. Just like some migratory birds, we hope you will be back next season - your nest here will be waiting for you! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016 via mobile

A real treasure of a place. The location was great, shaort walking distance to the beach and at the quieter south cliff side. This place is so special because of all the little touches, beautiful fresh flowers in decorate pots in small inlays in the walls, and tables and bathroom. Candles int he bathroom and sandlewood soap. Delicious breakfast served... More 

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Thank Anne M
VillaJacaranda, Owner at Villa Jacaranda, responded to this review

So very glad you enjoyed your stay with us! Thank you! More 

Florence, Toscana, Italy
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

Before writing this, I read several other reviews about Villa Jacaranda. I did not want to repeat all that has been said except to assure you that all the positive reviews are MORE than true. It’s just too bad that words can not convey all the senses that are awakened there…..the relaxing background sounds of the ocean and the orchestra... More 

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1 Thank Marti T
VillaJacaranda, Owner at Villa Jacaranda, responded to this review

Your kind, poetic words of praise have given me immense pleasure, thank you sincerely! You stayed with us not once, but twice in a very short space of time, in itself a huge compliment. We wait for the day when you will return and enjoy the simple pleasures we at Villa Jacaranda have to offer. Our very best wishes for... More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

Close to the beach, this is a great haven, well run, friendly owner and staff, superb breakfasts and they will cook for you if you request it. Ajay has a beautiful garden and roof terrace, peaceful, clean, everything well thought out. decent sized room with fan and AC comfortable bed, good plumbing - all you could need. Wish we'd stayed... More 

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Thank RHJ99uk
VillaJacaranda, Owner at Villa Jacaranda, responded to this review

If there is one thing almost all our guests seem to regret about their stay with us, it is the one you express in your delightful review, dear guest, the wish that you could have stayed a bit longer. I hope future guests planning their stay with us will bear your words in mind. Thank you! More 

Bologna, Italy
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016 via mobile

My name is Stefano Bartolini and my boyfriend Davide we stay already 2 times in this beautiful guest house ,we stay here 3 years ago on the first time and this time is already incredible nice and romantic the breakfast is very good with fresh. food and beverage, the bedroom is clean and smart the stuff and the landlord are... More 

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Thank Davide M
VillaJacaranda, Owner at Villa Jacaranda, responded to this review

Dear Stefano and Davide, as before it was such a pleasure being your host for the eight days you were here. It is a huge compliment to have guests returning to us, recommending us to their friends and family and posting favourable reviews. This is how a small guesthouse like us manages to stay in business! But you know this... More 

Copenhagen Region, Denmark
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016

My wife and I had the pleasure to spend just over two weeks at Villa Jacaranda in December. We stayed in room 1, which has its own verandah, and absolutely loved it. Ajay and his staff were superb, helpful but unobtrusive. The rooms were impeccably clean. One thing which is highly recommended is to try their food, it is delicious.... More 

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Thank CPH512016
VillaJacaranda, Owner at Villa Jacaranda, responded to this review

We absolutely loved having you stay with us. Thank you for your appreciation, it is so very nice of you to take the trouble. We look forward to your return eagerly. Best wishes from all of us at Villa Jacaranda! More 

Swansea, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

Everything about this place was spot on! The room was immaculate with stunning furnishing, the bed was very comfortable, the shower was exceptional, the staff were perfectly accessible when you needed them but not in your face, Ajay the owner was extremely helpful and went out of his way to make us feel welcome and ensure got the most out... More 

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1 Thank Jack W
VillaJacaranda, Owner at Villa Jacaranda, responded to this review

Thank you, dear guests, for your kind words of praise, your review made my day! I am so glad the small bits of information proved to be useful during your travels around India. We hope to have the pleasure of seeing you here again someday soon! More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bijou guesthouse in serene South Cliff area of Varkala overlooking the Arabian Sea. Just four individual rooms full of character, fragrant garden, lily pond & roof terrace. Ayurvedic massage and treatments on offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Jacaranda

Address: Temple Rd W South Cliff, Varkala | South Cliff, Varkala 695141, India
Location: India > Kerala > Varkala
Price Range: $89 - $113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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Villa Jacaranda Varkala, Kerala
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