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Shiva Garden

  • Free Parking
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Apr 9 Apr 10
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
North Cliff Kurakkanni | Kurakkanni, Varkala 695141, India
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    All reviews thali meet nice people massage therapy perfect place to meet badminton net communal area is great ensuite room backpacker hostel slack line fellow travelers offer yoga yoga classes south indian food interesting people two months indian standards great vibe high season couple of nights sonia
    Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

    Booked 3 nights here online at booking.com. Unfortunately all the space in the dorm was taken so I stayed in a Deluxe Double Room for 3900 INR. The room was ok, very expensive for a room that didn't have AC and had cold water from...More

    Reviewed 3 February 2017

    Shiva Garden is an amazing place to be. Varkala is a strange place. It's touristy but also relaxed and chill. Shiva garden is the best place to stay, I'm sure. The rooms are basic but clean (and not expensive!). Just ask to see all the...More

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    Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

    I stayed for 4 nights on 2 separate occasions and both times enjoyed the lively atmosphere, chilled out vibe, good food and great company. I slept in the dorm, situated on a rooftop, the mattresses are very comfortable and mosquito nets effective. The staff are...More

    Reviewed 6 January 2017

    When I was leaving Shiva Garden the saying from Winnie the Pooh came up to my mind: How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodby so hard... I spend in Varkala more than one month and visited most of the places and...More

    Reviewed 21 December 2016

    It is the perfect place to relax, meet cool people, socialize discover all the things India has to offer. It is not placed on the clift which makes the location calm but only 2 min walk away from all the shops and the restaurants. Rooms...More

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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    nishad s
    Do you allow unmarried couples from India?
    21 December 2016|
    Response from shivaom1122 | Property representative |
    All are welcome here at Shiva Gardens Homestay. Please bring you ID and you must be over 18 years old.
    Rachel L
    Hi!! I am having some trouble getting a hold of Shiva Garden to make some sort of reservation/arrangements. I have tried calling but my phone tells me the number is invalid (likely my own error of some kind trying to internationally dial) and I have emailed them, but received no reply. This place gets great reviews and would really dig staying here for some time. Help!!
    17 January 2015|
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    Response from shivagarden | Property representative |
    So sorry for the late answer,If you call from abroad please add the code "0091" first and then add the telephone number. Our contact number is 0091 9349460261 Thanks Jayan
    Room Tips
    "sleeping in the dorms is an experience and also individual rooms are just perfect, big, double beds, plenty..."
    cooperviajando, 3 months agoRead review
    "Check the price of the treehouse - they have 2. When i stayed it was R400, which is only 100 rupees more than..."
    Mystic X, over a year agoRead review
    "There is wifi in the hallway and the commons area, front room did not have wifi."
    AniaNYC, over a year agoRead review
    "the main building is old, the building behind are a bit newer."
    Rachel_Korah, over a year agoRead review
    "Awesome garden inside. Best place to chill in the afternoon"
    Marcio C, over a year agoRead review
    "Do not book online and pay in advance as there is no point - they do not manage online bookings well."
    Aritra2101, over a year agoRead review
    "Rooms are typically indian, Backpacker style, but with bathroom in most of the rooms"
    Silvia G, over a year agoRead review
    "the 800 INR room is incredible"
    Prabhath P, over a year agoRead review
    "There was free wifi available but my room was too far away to reach it so if you definitely need wifi in your..."
    Clementine M, over a year agoRead review
    "Choose according to your taste. thee are lot of options."
    NiveditaBasu, over a year agoRead review
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