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Frankfurt
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the 4th time I stayed here and I am happy it is still as good as it used to be. I cannot add to what I wrote before - I love the peace and quiet of this place and will always go there when I am in the south of India. I wish it was not so far...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This review is based on the communication I had with the owner wen I wanted to book his property. I was talking politely but he was unnecessarily rude n asking to pay the whole amount for a booking 1.5 months later. When I politely requested him for 50% advance he started abusing me saying he had permanent foreign guests and...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Close to the beach and with nice, small rooms, this place is more than worth the money. The Wifi is not great, but everything else is recommendable. Very nice garden with only 120 steps to the great and very clean beach.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 January 2017

I have stayed here many times and have never been disappointed. The location is beyond beautiful. The rooms are comfortable and cleaned to a very high standard every day. Shine and his staff are kind, helpful and nothing is a difficulty. The garden is a place to relax and enjoy wonderful views ...occasionally Dolphins, fishermen , a beautiful slice of...

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1Thank Patricia M
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

A lovely restaurant really out of ordinary relaxing atmosphere food is excellent staff are friendly and helpful beautiful views of sea and shore hot lemon ginger drink is superb and very tasty callimary golden fry is tender and good

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 26 December 2016

My partner and I had booked a sea-view room at this place on booking.com for 2 nights. We received an email from the owner Mr. Shine saying that as we are "Indians" we have to make the whole payment before arrival (while booking.com policy said pay at checkout). We asserted ourselves and said that we will only pay at check-out,...

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4Thank jenifer_amrita
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Cant fault this place - I suspect we had the best room in the place - it was massive with an amazing sea view from the bed, very good aircon, super relaxed, steps to the beach direct from the hotel, very friendly staff, yoga and surf lessons can be arranged through the hotel, very clean rooms and met some really...

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Sawtell, Australia
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for four nights in the middle of the currency crisis. They allowed the restaurant to bill the hotel so we could pay by credit card. Room was clean and made up every day. Breakfast was fantastic fresh juice or lassi coffee and tea, everything was fresh,service was great. Good beach below the cliff to swim, private never crowded,...

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München
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Of everything I saw in Varkala this is the best for me. The view is amazing and it is worth to take a deluxe double room in the first floor. The staff is very friendly and helpful and Shine the manager helps with transfer from and to the hotel and many other things. The room is clean and big with...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2016

This is my second review after our visit once again (I think this was our 3rd year). Shine and the team still dazzle with their perfect host skills. Always available to look after you in whatever manner, and quick to answer questions and to accommodate your requests. The place itself is still beautiful and tranquil - the view stunning. The...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
It's a very beautiful piece of paradise. It's a guest house (I couldn't call it something so cold as a resort) that delivers excellent service with a low key spirit of wanting to make your experience as enjoyable as possible. The rooms are clean, comfortable and the higher-end suites are exceptionally lovely and all for prices that make this the very best value I have almost ever experienced in all my travels. 'taken from guest review'. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Varkala SeaShore Beach Resort

Address: South Cliff | West Janardhana Swamy Temple, Varkala 695141, India
Region: India > Kerala > Thiruvananthapuram District > Varkala
Price Range: $50 - $125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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Seashore Hotel Varkala
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“The rooms in the bungalows are luxurious, but the standard rooms are good, too.”
 of 5 bubbles LisaMitra, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are comfortable, clean and convenient for the garden and the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles I4133MApatriciam, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Do not stay at this place. Rude owner”
 of 5 bubbles jenifer_amrita, 26 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Deluxe double room, first floor.”
 of 5 bubbles AEL1717, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Cottages have a fantastic view of the garden and sea.”
 of 5 bubbles Cheekynombre, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
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