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Kaiya House

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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
  • Excellent95%
  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“roof terrace”(31 reviews)
“other guests”(40 reviews)
“walking tour”(14 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Rooftop Terrace
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Rooftop Bar
Fitness centre
Business Centre
Located only a 10 minute walk from Varkala's famous cliff tops, this lovely boutique hotel, Kaiya House, offers the traveler a calm and beautiful environment to enjoy the sights and sounds of India in a relaxed atmosphere. The 5 guest rooms all have a theme from different parts of the...
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Kaiya House,, Varkala 695141, India
36.7 km to Trivandrum Intl Airport
54 restaurants are within a 2 km radius
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

We had a lovely stay at Kaiya House. The house is full of memorabilia which makes it very homely, the ambience is relaxed and the breakfast on the rooftop a nice touch. The host, Debra, made sure we had everything we needed and felt comfortable....More

Thank sandl0513
Response from KaiyaHouse, General Manager at Kaiya HouseResponded 15 June 2018

Thank you so much, really happy you finished your trip with us. Festival season is quite fabulous and it was great you got to see a few. They can be quite magical.

Reviewed 24 April 2018

This is a great base from which to explore Varkala and its surroundings. Debra was extremely helpful and had a lot of advice on interesting sights to see in the area. The rooms are comfortable and beautifully decorated.

Thank Paula K
Response from KaiyaHouse, Manager at Kaiya HouseResponded 26 April 2018

Thank you so much for taking time to review us. I'm happy you were comfortable and enjoyed Varkala. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 2 April 2018

A delightful gem located 15 minutes away from North cliff. Debra and her guests were lovely and I had a good time in her one single room ‘Nepal’. Each room is beautifully done up in her B&B, following a country theme, and replete with interesting...More

Thank SmitaB
Response from KaiyaHouse, Manager at Kaiya HouseResponded 13 April 2018

Thank you so much for taking time to do a review for us. It was so lovely to meet you and I'm happy there were still festivals happening during your stay. Hope to meet again one day, such a pleasure to have your warm energy...More

Reviewed 1 April 2018

From the moment we arrived to the day we left we felt at home. Deborah was the perfect host, full of suggestions for places to visit and with a vast intelligence network, discovering festivals in villages near and far for us to visit using her...More

1  Thank mwspear
Response from KaiyaHouse, Manager at Kaiya HouseResponded 3 April 2018

Thank you so much for making time to do a lovely review for us. I'm so pleased you had a good visit and hope to see you again in the future. So nice to meet you!

Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Return visit to Kaiya House. The place just gets better & better! Debra is such fun and has an amazing team who can't do enough for her guests. We did and saw so much and our time was filled with fun & laughter. It was...More

Thank Suzanne S
Response from KaiyaHouse, Manager at Kaiya HouseResponded 31 March 2018

Aw, thank you so much! I absolutely loved your stories and unstoppable laughter we had in sharing them. I wish you a lovely continued journey and look forward to seeing you both next year. Really happy you were here during festival season. Although hot and...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Details
Price range
US$29 - US$36 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Varkala
#2 Family Hotel in Varkala
Details
Price range
US$29 - US$36 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Varkala
#2 Family Hotel in Varkala
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Traveller (224)
Room & Suite (18)
Dining (14)
Pool & Beach (13)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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Ouseph M
15 December 2016|
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Response from KaiyaHouse | Property representative |
There are loads of New Year's celebrations all around Kerala.
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Hazel T
22 August 2016|
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Response from tradergirl | Reviewed this property |
I would echo the other answers - bikinis are really for tourist beaches. The sacred beach is not the place! Modesty still prevails in much of India... and why not? I was there December - April and the monsoons were about... More
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"You may prefer those at the back. However, the road is not really noisy after about 9pm or before 7am"
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"English room has a good wifi connection"
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"All the rooms are individually decorated and you will not be disappointed."
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"We loved the Indian room!"
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