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    Shiva Garden

    North Cliff Kurakkanni | Kurakkanni, Varkala 695141, India
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    • Excellent69%
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    1 - 5 of 165 reviews

    Reviewed 19 September 2017

    This is a completely charming, family run guest house. I have stayed here at least 5 times over the last 5-6 years, and it is the perfect little retreat when India gets intense and you need some down time. Away from the madness of the...More

    Thank terynspencer
    Response from shivagarden, Owner at Shiva GardenResponded 15 October 2017

    Thanks for the review,we always tried our best to make our guest comfortable and well.We are always trying to improve our services also.Thanks for all the support from our guests

    Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

    My favorite thing about Shiva Garden is the communal area; there are tables, hammocks, hanging chairs, swings, and floor seating area. This area brings a lot of people together; the host family, solo, couple, and family travelers. A great place to chill and relax at!

    Thank teefoz
    Reviewed 8 April 2017

    Fine if you’re on a tight budget - rough and ready, not too far from the beach and cheap. Negative points: very noisy at night, uncomfortable bed, unhelpful staff, no information provided on arrival. This place could be dramatically improved by a warm welcome. If...More

    Thank Martin H
    Reviewed 6 April 2017

    Shiva Garden is such an awesome place to stay. Really clean, great variety of rooms, excellent staff and super helpful. Cool ambience and great mix of travelers. The restaurant serves yummy food and the garden is shaded and cool. Only minutes walk from cliff. Best...More

    Thank NatashaRao- J
    Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

    Booked 3 nights here online at booking.com. Unfortunately all the space in the dorm was taken so I stayed in a Deluxe Double Room for 3900 INR. The room was ok, very expensive for a room that didn't have AC and had cold water from...More

    Thank Pete2591
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    • US$16 - US$27 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 19
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    • Kerala >
    • Thiruvananthapuram District >
    • Varkala
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    nishad s
    21 December 2016|
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    Response from shivaom1122 | Property representative |
    All are welcome here at Shiva Gardens Homestay. Please bring you ID and you must be over 18 years old.
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    Rachel L
    17 January 2015|
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    Response from shivagarden | Property representative |
    So sorry for the late answer,If you call from abroad please add the code "0091" first and then add the telephone number. Our contact number is 0091 9349460261 Thanks Jayan
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    "There is wifi in the hallway and the commons area, front room did not have wifi."
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    "the main building is old, the building behind are a bit newer."
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