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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to stay! Owner is a great and sincere guy, really helpful and friendly. He knows a lot about traveling in India, great help! Rooms are basic but everything you need is there. Beds are comfortable and room clean. Bathroom and toilet okay and clean. Locations is great, right at the beach and at the beginning of the main...

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Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at Arabian Soul for only three nights, but we had a wonderful time. The location is excellent (near the Coffee Temple!) and the view was fantastic, but Naveen's graciousness and hospitality was really the key to our happiness. I can't imagine a more helpful host. Five stars for Naveen!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

I arrived in Varkala having pre-booked a place to stay. However, on arrival that place was dirty and tiny and nothing like the photos etc. Luckily someone recommended Arabian Soul! I had the best time here and what was meant to be a one week stop turned into 23 nights! Naveen the owner is awesome and really went out of...

2Thank 576Bev2014
Reviewed 12 January 2017

After four weeks of travelling my last stop in India was Varkala and Arabic Soul. Very positive and chillllllllll vibes. The hefe Navin was cool and very helpful. Rooms are nice and clean and the second floor hangout area was very nice. The rooftop was very nice place to watch full moon and do yoga.

Thank ville v
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

It was a pleasure to stay in this beautiful house! Just positive vibes and nice people. The garden is a nice place for relaxing. All in all everything was really good and we feel like home. You will enjoy your time in varkala much more when u stay at the arabian soul.

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Haifa, Israel
Reviewed 12 December 2016

The place is amazing,very good vibes , good location- right in the center, you can find there many types of rooms, cheaper and more luxuries, the rooms are very clean, when we stayed there was a cleaning lady that cleaned the rooms once every two days. The owner Navin is very nice and welcoming, he took us for a tour...

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Ghent, Belgium
Reviewed 9 December 2016

I always travel twice a year to Varkala and in April 2016, after a huge trip around India, I chilled out here at the Arabian Soul for 5 days and I also stayed longer then expected ! The rooms are clean indeed and Naveen will always be there to help you ;-) There is some kind of saloon communal place...

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Lucerne, Switzerland
Reviewed 8 December 2016

My stay with friends at the Arabian soul guesthouse felt like “home sweet home”. Naveen the manager is doing a wonderful job there. You can tell he´s passionate about it. He knows what his guest want and looks after every single one of them. The whole place is looked after with love. There´s many pot plants, little decoration statues, comfortable...

1Thank marion-marypoppins
Aarhus, Denmark
Reviewed 5 December 2016

I've been living at Arabian Souls for around 6 nights in November, 2016. It was a wonderful experience. The room are clean and cosy, there is room to chill out, the garden is lovely (and there is a slack line!). There are 3 dogs; I'm not always happy about dogs, but these 3 where so cute. The owner, Navine/Narveen (I'm...

1Thank MarianneLuna
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I planned to stay just 3 nights but stayed for 6. Navin the manager is a great helpful guy. he helped me with everything/ The rooms are clean with sea view and easy access to the beach. There is nice balcony and a garden. There is nice coffee shop next to the hostel.

Thank Tamar A

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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A cute little soulful place overlooking the Arabian Sea, offering one of the best service , with a lot more hygienic and the best location in varkala in every aspects . ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arabian Soul

Address: No. 349 Kurakanni Village | Near Helipad, North Cliff, Varkala 695141, India
Region: India > Kerala > Thiruvananthapuram District > Varkala
Price Range: RM98 - RM196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“the front rooms have a sea view but cost more”
 of 5 bubbles namale1, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I've had both top floor and first and enjoyed both. They are spacious and clean and comfortable. First floor may be cooler in hot weather.”
 of 5 bubbles 13oyster, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Top room with air conditioning has beautiful views!”
 of 5 bubbles IrishRachOC, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“You can choose between rooms with ocean view or garden view”
 of 5 bubbles , 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room with sea view”
 of 5 bubbles Magus4, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
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