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Clafouti Beach Resort

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Houston, Texas
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78 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Place is not very crowded (in mid october). Recommend individual cottage rather than the hotel like rooms. But the road leading to this place is very bad and there are no nice markers/signs along the way. Watch out for the painters doing their job with no regard to the guests. The rooms are nice, but there was a gecko... More 

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1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First of all ,The place is no way near a resort standard. The rooms are not good.The staff hospitality was terrible. There was no water in the rooms when we checked in.When i raised my concern to the staff over there they argued with me.Their argument was, these are expected and the guests need to be patient In nutshell ,if... More 

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Thank Martin V
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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

In one word it's a fabulous resort on the cliff top facing the sea. The sound of the sea hitting the cliff mesmerises you. You can sit in the restaurant in the evening and enjoy the sunset with your drink. The cottage was cosy and had all the modern amenities. The beach is also accessible from the resort . Worth... More 

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1 Thank satish k
Kharagpur, West Bengal, India
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

The hotel is above north cliff of varkala. From the hotel restaurant only a magnificent sea view awaits. Even most of the rooms are having sea view. The restaurant deserves a five star for its food quality and staffs' cordiality. Overall a very nice experience.

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1 Thank ksouvik
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1 review
Reviewed 18 October 2016

View from the cliff is good but poor facilities. No telephone, TV, even tea kettle even in Deluxe villas. Villa was clean but no deluxe facilities. We spend one day at Clafouti. I felt it as an average resort.

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delhi
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We stayed for two nights in clafouti, since I booked online i was given a measly cottage on first floor, which looked very old no hot water in bathroom, telephone to reception was not working and the ac caused problems in the night, fan was making so much noise....on the whole not worth the money spent for a heritage villa... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

If you are a female and travel to Varkala in Kerala, then receiving a massage from Lakshmi is really truly essential. So many people are massage therapists these days but not like Lakshmi - who is truly gifted and special. She is an energy healer with truly loving, healing hands. She certainly knows what she is doing, and you will... More 

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2 Thank lucy e
New Delhi, India
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We had a stay at their honeymoon villa. The view from the room is beautiful. Their restaurant also serves good food. But the rooms inside were too bad. The blanket had cigarette burnt holes, the room did not gave a freshness feeling.

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Bengaluru, India
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130 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

I have been to Varkala a number of times and chosen Clafouti for my food and stay every time. This resort has spacious rooms and the view is amazing. the restaurant is sea facing and has tasty food to be served. Must visit Resort.

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1 Thank Shivanshu G
Hyderabad, India
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

I stayed for one night at the resort, the location is great, on the cliff overlooking the Arabian Sea with great views. The food was good and staff courteous and cooperative. The room was spacious but amenities were as bare bones as it gets with the room lacking even an intercom, the bed wasn't comfortable. You will get a normal... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Spa
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Clafouti Beach Resort

Address: Near Papanasam Cliff, Varkala 695141, India
Region: India > Kerala > Varkala
Price Range: $53 - $383 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Clafouti Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Clafouti Beach Hotel Varkala
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#4 Top resorts Hotel in Varkala
#5 Spa Hotel in Varkala
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Varkala
#8 Family Hotel in Varkala
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“Ask for a room closer to the seaside”
 of 5 bubbles roadhotel, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Honeymoon Villa”
  • Honeymoon villa
 of 5 bubbles , 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get a villa closer to the entrance for better views also don't go for the Heritage room but go for cottage or sea view rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles kumarrsumit, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for sea view,i.e., first floor ones. Or if high on cash go for the sea view cottage.”
 of 5 bubbles BornWand3r3r, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“For sea view, try to get the first floor rooms in case of Standard Rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles sourobh007, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
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