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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Got here through a rickshaw driver from the railway station. Considering season hadn't kicked off yet , we got one of the bamboo houses for a reasonable price and stayed here 2 nights.Good room with mosquito nets above, a chill seating arrangement at the porch,has decent wifi .Staff was good ,even in recommending convenient means of local transport to our... More 

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Olbia, Italy
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I spent 15 very relaxing days at the Kerala bamboo house. It was still low season and was so quiet wandering around in the cliff rd. The resort overlooks right there, on the fantastic view of the ocean, just 20 meters walking. The beautiful tropical garden, the kindness of the staff and the proximity to the beaches and all the... More 

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Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

I came here in the low season where very few shops were open. At first I was greeted by the manager and I asked if he had wifi, he said he did but it wasn't working and they called someone to repair it but he didn't want to guarantee anything. I appreciated his honesty and decided to stay anyways (he... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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Reviewed 13 April 2016

The staff were good guides. They were very helpful telling us some recommendations. The rooms were clean and lovely. We were there during May, so it was really hot, so we decided to stay in the room during afternoon and chill in the mornings or evenings.

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Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

My whole trip of Varkala was spoiled due to the massage at This place due to inexperienced masseur. I and one more of my friend got a massage from this same boy named Melbin, and we both have around 50 boils on the inner thighs and calves. The stupid boy used less oil and was so harsh that our hair... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 reviews
Reviewed 31 March 2016

My friends and I had to change rooms twice because of an infestation of ants. After complaining, the manager's solution was to spray all my belongings with Raid. He proceeded to blame us, saying this has never happened and it must be our bags. (He also blamed the wifi not working on a non-existent lightning storm). Yes, ants can sometimes... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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3 reviews
Reviewed 31 March 2016

I stayed at Kerala Bamboo guesthouse and my belongings got infested with ants. The ants were every where in the guesthouse and got all over my belongings. I changed rooms, but the any issue still continued. There rooms are not clean and have a serious ant issue. The managing staff was not helpful and rude about it all. I would... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 March 2016

This is only a review of their massage and 'spa' facilities, as I was not a guest at their hotel. -- I booked an appointment for 6.30pm for a back massage. Upon arrival, it appeared the staff were not on-hand and I was asked to wait. After the consultant made several frantic calls to her staff members, we were able... More 

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Reviewed 19 February 2016

The Mr says: 'This was the least painful cooking class I've been dragged into. You learn a huge amount, one on one in a very small amount of time. Being able to select six dishes of your choice, is way better than the average. Hard work, but worth the slog'. Interactive recipe writing and taking turns cooking was a nice... More 

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Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a separate cozy bungalow with small terrace. It was nice and clean. They also have rooms with AC but in a block with few rooms but we anted to be by our own, so we had only fan. The location is good, it just next to the cliff, the garden is beautiful! The minus - only cold... More 

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Address: On The Cliff, Kurakkanni, Varkala 695141, India
Region: India > Kerala > Varkala
Price Range: RM76 - RM267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
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“cottages in the middle are larger”
 of 5 bubbles HajnalG, 5 Nov 2015 | Read review
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“Do select bamboo cottage they are very beautiful and also reasonable.”
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