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Reviewed 26 September 2016

Hey, if you are looking for a cheap room in an expensive area like Varkala this is just your perfect solution. The price for the rooms are just a dream compared to what is available elsewhere around. Good but simple for sure. This is India and not at all India.

1Thank selbst
Reviewed 24 January 2013

First things first.. there is definitely no sea view.. I think they are getting confused with the Bamboo House Hotel which is in front of this one. I stayed in the main house, Downstairs and yes it was dark but I only paid 300 rps so couldn't complain to much. Hot water comes in buckets but this is normal for...

2Thank 10_Downing_St
Reviewed 19 January 2013

The place and the rooms are not to bad. Its not definetly with see view like someone is writing below. But the man running this place is just not normal and he ruined our firt 3 days there. We told him we want to stay minimum 3 days, but if we find good joga place, we stay longer, maybe 1...

2Thank Ramiiva
Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 21 December 2011

Reviews I saw made me wonder, but this place was great! I think all of the room are ocean veiw with a balcony... it is not a big place as far as number of rooms. The rooms was HUGE with a full kitchen, granite counters, ceramic/marble floors, and carpet. It was very clean and everything worked great. The bed was...

2Thank seeyos
Reviewed 9 November 2008

We stayed here for 2 nights and couldn't wait to leave. It's dark inside so you cant really see whats lurking! This dark interior is a particular style in Kerala and when done correctly is stunning but this room stank of smoke and felt dirty. It wasn't just the mosquitoes and the dozens of beetles that emerged in the bathroom...

Thank freakyginger
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 March 2008

Ended up here on recommendation from Villa Anamika, and couldn't be more different. The exterior is made of bamboo (not to be confused with the Kerala Bamboo House which which you walk through to get to the beach), and looks great on first sight. We had a room in the main building on the first floor.The rooms are somewhat dark,...

1Thank roberciku

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Additional Information about Bamboo Haven

Address: North Cliff, Varkala, India
Region: India > Kerala > Thiruvananthapuram District > Varkala
Price Range: RM167 - RM409 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Hotel Style:
#13 Top resorts Hotel in Varkala
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“Just talk to Joshi, the owner. He will provide you with what you want.”
selbst, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask to see the room before you accept. Cockroaches are the norm but check the bathroom carefully.”
10_Downing_St, 24 Jan 2013 | Read review
“I assume they are all the same, and nice!”
seeyos, 20 Dec 2011 | Read review
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