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Clafouti Beach Resort
Ranked #24 of 52 Hotels in Varkala
Bernburg, Germany
1 review
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“VERY NICE STAY”
Reviewed January 5, 2014

We stayed 3 nights, it was marvellous, the staff was extremely helpful, and did all they could to make our stay enjoyable. The food in the Restaurant was very good, and athough we love indian food, we also tried the western style food they offered and were very pleased with what we got.
Ihighly recomment Clafouti beach resort.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with family
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Reviewed January 3, 2014

I went to Clafouti in the last week of December, 2013 with some friends. The place is overpriced considering the quality of the rooms provided. The rooms given to us were strictly average with no view to boast about. The spa was the most disappointing. The management of the spa was thoroughly unprofessional and quite discourteous. They kept us waiting for an hour beyond the appointed time and upon being reminded of the delay, refused to honor the appointment at all, and told us that we were free to go anywhere else if we so wanted to. I would instead recommend Dayana as a place which offers a good massage by an affable staff.

Room Tip: Try and avoid the newly built rooms to the side of the resort adjoining Prashanti.
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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with friends
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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed December 22, 2013

Very bad service !
Washroom door couldnot be looked from inside!
Water leakage in the washroom and the manager says "its his problem, not the customer's problem"
room dimly lit and no body to change the difused bulb!!
Construction work noise and pathetic service!
No one in the hotel to look address customer requests after 10 pm except the security guard!

The only thing that could pacify us was the cool breeze on the varkjala beach cliff!!

CLAFOUTI------ Definitely NOT RECOMMENDED!!
And a caution fro TRIP ADVISOR management and users!!----- I don't know how could trip advisor recommend this hotel to anyone!!

Room Tip: Avoid this place !!
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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
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Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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Reviewed December 10, 2013

If you are looking for a place with a location overlooking the ocean, with the staff that will do absolutely everything to try to help and serve their visitors and with the famous restaurant right next door; then, this is it. Their ayurvedic treatments are wonderful and the staff is very knowledgable and experienced about the services they offer. Mainly, they truly care about the visitors being happy during their stay. I highly recommend this place for anyone that will be visiting the area. I enjoyed it very much and wish I could have stay longer.

Room Tip: The newer rooms overlook the ocean (the biggest building)
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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled solo
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Tallinn, Estonia
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Reviewed November 2, 2013

The location is awesome, all the restaurants, shops and beaches are nearby. The atmosphere of the hotel complex is also very good - small houses are cosy. But we had booked the most expensive bamboo house in the complex but all we got was a lame house without air conditioning and with very hard mattresses. After we argued a little, they put us in the bigger room. It was fairly nice but you must know that there are no showers or anything like that. Bed sheets were sticky and floor also. But that was because of the climate.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
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Perth
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Reviewed September 26, 2013 via mobile

Not to be confused with the best restaurant in India Clafouti next door.The reresort is pretty on the outside but average and dirty on the inside. Some staff were lovely others not. Much better value elsewhere on the cliff

  • Stayed August 2013
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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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Reviewed August 30, 2013

We enjoyed every bit of our stay. The view from the room was awesome.. The place is absolutely beautiful and you sleep and wake up to the sound of waves. It is such a great experience. It is awesome as you walk along the entire stretch, with the shops around and the climate was awesome. It is so convenient to travel around the place either walk or rent out vehicles and enjoy. Food is awesome. If you are foodie then this is surely a great place. You have lots of hotels and shops around if you wish to explore the place....Overall a great place....

Room Tip: The Heritage Cottage facing the Beach is awesome....
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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Additional Information about Clafouti Beach Resort

Property: Clafouti Beach Resort
Address: Near Papanasam Cliff, Varkala 695141, India
Location: India > Kerala > Thiruvananthapuram District > Varkala
Amenities:
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa
Hotel Style:
#7 Top resorts Hotel in Varkala
#8 Family Hotel in Varkala
#9 Spa Hotel in Varkala
#17 On the Beach Hotel in Varkala
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Clafouti Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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Clafouti Beach Resort Varkala, Kerala

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