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Bamboo Village
Ranked #48 of 103 Varkala B&B and Inns
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Sea breeze, hammocks and a very pleasant atmosphere.
We stayed in a room as all the cottages were booked.
They ask for money to be transferred in their account if you book it through booking.com. I was afraid to do that at first so my booking got cancelled. But they arranged a room on the same day we reached which was very kind of them. The location was very close to shops and restaurants and even the beach. The sea view from the hotel was mind-blowing. Overall it is an excellent budget hotel.

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  • Stayed: January 2016, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 13 January 2016

If you want to stay amidst nature with a view of the unending sea, Bamboo Village is the place to be !
We stayed two nights in a sea view bamboo cottage amidst coconut palms, enjoying every moment of our stay at this wonderful place. It is certainly not an upmarket option and caters to basic necessities with friendly & helpful staff. Though it does not have its own restaurant, the Tratoria's Restaurant nearby, serves great culinary delights through out the day.
Looking forward to visit this place, again !

  • Stayed: January 2016, travelled with family
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Reviewed 23 November 2015

Bamboo village is a great value for money. It's located just by the (north) cliff road where all the restaurants and shops are located.
Room was clean and without any insects, you don't need to choose bamboo cottages as they are just more basic and don't provide any additional advantages. There was no hot water, but it wasn't a big problem as refreshing shower after a day on the sun is very welcome.

Stayed: November 2015
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Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

If you want a secure, pleasant and calm place to stay, stay here. Mr Kumar and Funky will make you very welcome and they are extremely helpful in a very genuine way. I came here as a stranger and left as a friend.
Great value for money and great location.

Stayed: October 2015, travelled solo
Thank Kazimierz N
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Reviewed 20 November 2015

I really liked the place. It was a good location and cosy environment. The staff was so nice and if you sat at your balcony at the right time you get chai. For me and my friend that just looked for a bed for four nights this was very good. We booked before arriving and liked it. They helped us book a cab to the airport also. So if you looking for a simple but nice place to stay just a five minutes walk to the beach, then this is a good one.

  • Stayed: November 2015, travelled with friends
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Additional Information about Bamboo Village

Address: North End Cliff | near Black Beach, Varkala 695141, India
Region: India > Kerala > Thiruvananthapuram District > Varkala
Amenities:
Beach Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #48 of 103 B&Bs / Inns in Varkala
Price Range: $13 - $25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Bamboo Village 1*
Number of rooms: 20
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Set along the North Cliff of Varkala, the Bamboo Village offers a serene environment with stunning views and a relaxing atmosphere. Close to the beaches, restaurants and shops, the Bamboo Village has fourteen spacious bungalows and rooms with attached bathrooms, all at an affordable price. Each bungalow has its own porch where you can watch the sunset or just relax with your book whiling away the day under the coconut trees. Other amentities include: free wifi, bus/train/tour ticket bookings, ayurvedic massage bookings, laundry. ... more   less 
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