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Gumnut Beach House Homestay

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  • Excellent87%
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  • Average1%
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

I stayed in the one bedroom, one bedder room with no balcony. The room was in good condition, with space to store clothes, a desk and keys to lock valuables, and a spacious bathroom with hot water (from friends in varkala i gathered that this...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2017

I had a wonderful one night stay at Rose's home stay. I stayed in the new AC room - the AC worked great. The room is simple but has all the amenities needed. Bed was comfortable. Entire place is very clean. There was a lovely...More

1  Thank bebrown13
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Owner lives on site and is an Aussie expat, with a welcoming smile and is very helpful in every way. Will definitely be back, Rose, to stay again. Room we had was super large and clean. Location is great with the beach area just across...More

1  Thank Daveanna
Reviewed 6 February 2017

I had just spent a fairly ordinary night in the Kerelan capital when I arrived at Gumnut. The place was tidy and very clean. My room was airy and comfortable. The homestay is in Southcliff away from the more populated Northcliff which my friends and...More

Thank fghwooi
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Very overdue review as we visited a while back, but kept meaning to pop a note on here to say what a wonderful holiday we had staying here. Great location, huge big house with large kitchen area and lovely balcony area. What really made our...More

Thank Lottie L
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Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
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Price range
US$31 - US$44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$31 - US$44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"rooms on the first floor have a large shared balcony and a light breeze."
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"Do ask for a room with a balcony if available. Great place to unwind with friends and family."
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"The music from a nearby temple which was having a festival was quite loud, although it only lasted a few days..."
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