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Maadathil Cottages

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Absolutely loved this place.Cottages are kept very clean Stayed thirteen nights and had everything I wanted.Very peaceful, good food on site or a Tuk Tuk ride away for the small town.Staff are very helpful and friendly and with three delightful brothers looking after us Nothing else needed.I will be returning!

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 1 week ago

The resort is a small family run resort located on Odayam beach, which is a few kilometers off the touristy varkala beach. The hotel is run by a family and offers separate cottages which are located a few metres away from the beach. the beach is superb with clean waters, safe waves and superb scenery. The service levels were superb...

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Enfield
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located right on the beach on the outskirts of Varkala, this is a great place to simply hang out and relax. We had a de-luxe cottage, which was very comfortable with A/C and an en-suite bathroom, plus a verandah where you can sit out and watch the sea and the lights of fishing boats at night. Watching the local fishermen...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Booking direct was really easy and the team were very responsive to emails and also followed up by WhatsApp, email and phone to try and sort a TukTuk from station as they weren't sure any tuktuk would find them (although we did find one as we hadn't picked up their messages as we were travelling). The rooms are spacious with...

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Maadathil Cottages have a team of delightful staff who are always happy to help and make you feel at home. The location is also lovely with a small beach a stone's throw away. The food is delicious and made to order

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london
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Maadathil cottages is a great little place about 15 minutes walk from Varkala cliffs. Would recommend for anyone looking for a peaceful haven, with palm trees, hammocks and a beautiful little secluded beach. All the staff were extremely helpful, and went out of their way to give advice and generally make your stay great. We had a great stay here...

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Muhajir M, Manager at Maadathil Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for taking your time to post a review regarding your recent stay with us. First of all we thank you for recommending us to other TripAdvisor users. Happy to know that you liked our hospitality. We will consider your negative remarks , like you said these are not bothered by most of the people so that we...

Reviewed 23 March 2017

Very nice place to spend time for family or couple. Definitelly the best comparing others around because of very private and quiet with nice people around and very good service. Taxi or rent a motorbike (very cheap) is so easy - you just let them know and they manage everything for you. Beach is comparing other resorts very private and...

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Muhajir M, Manager at Maadathil Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Dominik , Thank you for choosing us and for this lovely review about your recent stay with us,. It was happy to know that you felt our little resort as a very good place to spend time with family or couple, and our atmosphere is just like that silent, thank god for making our nature such an amazing one....

Chipping Campden
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

A lovely introduction to Kerala by the three brothers in charge of the cottages. Clean, spacious, lovely surroundings, good food, the warm Arabian sea to swim in and fishermen to watch.. The charm and great service offered by the staff made this so memorable.

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Muhajir M, Manager at Maadathil Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for posting such a kind note regarding your stay with us, it was happy to know that you almost like our location, food, staff and the service . Thanks for all the appreciations and hope having you back. Warm regards The team Maadathil

Thrissur, India
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We spent four nights at the Lotus cottage at Maadathil in January. The cottage was super clean and very functional and from the front veranda we could see the beautiful beach. We must say that Muhajir and his brothers who own and run this property took care of us so well. A cool refreshing drink would be waiting as we...

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Muhajir M, Manager at Maadathil Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Sujathaharinarayanan, Thank you for taking your time to wrote such a kind note regarding your recent stay with us., it is really appreciated. Thanks for praising our location, facilities, rooms, staff , food and our hospitality and I can feel that you got what you actually want from a holiday destination in our little resort. You are right ,...

Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Me and my wife stayed at Maadathil Cottages for couple of days. What a beautiful place along with best staff I have came across. Their hospitality is out of the world. I have stayed in many five star hotels, but these people stood way above all the five star hotel staff. They will go out of their way and do...

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Muhajir M, Manager at Maadathil Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Nishant , Thanks for such an excellent review regarding your recent stay with us, it was really felt proud to read your review. . You got an amazing hospitality from our little resort even if you didn't experience it from the 5 star hotels , these words are really a kind of precious reward whichever we got from our...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Maadathil Cottages are a collection of 10 traditional Kerala style bungalows (built 2011) on Odayam beach. Each cottage includes one large double bed (with mosquito net), en-suite bathroom with shower and hot water, a verandah overlooking the palm trees and sea where you can enjoy our home cooked breakfasts and fresh seafood dinners caught straight from the beach. We look forward to welcoming you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Maadathil Cottages

Address: Manthara Temple Road | Edava, Varkala 695311, India
Region: India > Kerala > Thiruvananthapuram District > Varkala
Price Range: $47 - $109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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