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    Karthika Plaza Resort

    Punnamoodu Papanasam Road | Wacher Mukku, Kairali Nagar, Varkala 695141, India
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 24 January 2013

    We stayed 11 days at Karthika Plaza in December 2013 and can truly confirm all the positive comments in the earlier reviews. We were taken so good care all the time, private car all the time, gardener and breakfast chef! Beautiful property with great garden,...More

    Thank ReissuPekka
    Reviewed 7 January 2013

    Westerners should not be put off by the term "resort" which conjures pictures in the mind of rowdiness within a large encampment. This is in fact a very peaceful Bed and Breakfast, comprising three smallish buildings within a site of, I guess, about an acre....More

    1  Thank Alistair W
    Reviewed 30 December 2012

    Karthika Plaza Tourist Resort was a true gem in our 2 month stay in India. It was a wonderful relaxing place to be and the service was exceptional. The room was large and well maintained with a veranda overlooking the garden area where we enjoyed...More

    Thank yukoners
    Reviewed 29 December 2012

    You cannot get a better place in southern India then the Khartika plaza! Rajesh is perhaps the best host we had in a country that is always hospitable! Every morning we would shuffle out of our rooms, bleary eyed, to pots of steaming coffee and...More

    1  Thank groffrn
    Reviewed 17 December 2012

    We spent a wonderful 4 nights here in December 2012. The location is away from the main cliff area but as others have said, the thing that makes this place so great is the owner Rajesh. He is there to help with absolutely anything you...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$13 - US$29 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel Style
    • #3 Best Value Hotel in Varkala
    • #4 On the Beach Hotel in Varkala
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 13
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    • Location
    • India >
    • Kerala >
    • Thiruvananthapuram District >
    • Varkala
    • Also Known As
    • Karthika Plaza Tourist Hotel Varkala
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    Room & Suite (32)
    Dining (9)
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    Hotel & Grounds (90)
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    HelenDerbyGB
    29 June 2017|
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    Response from Karthika P | Property representative |
    Good Day Madam, Trivandrum is the nearest airport ,It's nearly one hour running to our resort.And also 2 kms away from Varkala Cliff Beach.We shall provide the complimentary drop & pick-up from Cliff Beach.For further... More
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    Ammasbrightlight
    14 September 2016|
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    Response from karthika100 | Property representative |
    Yes it walking distance. If you prefer to use a car we will provide it free.
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    "the suits have larger rooms"
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    "3 larger rooms for only a little extra cost. bigger bathroom, gardens/more quiet they have a fridge and..."
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    "Suite if you want larger rooms"
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    "Ask for a quiter room as there are bigger suites with small kitchen and fridge at the back by the gardens."
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