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Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India
Reviewed 1 week ago

very good place on cliff opposite is vast view of sea. i personally feel garden view room on upper floor are best. do go to beach in early morning to see activities of fisherman it is wonderful. rest hotel staff is also good arranged two wheeler for us to roam around city . also call out for auto when required

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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easily the most charming hotel to stay on the cliff with sea view bamboo huts plus a very well kept garden and sitting area so you can relax and enjoy your stay. The staff are very helpful and friendly,

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

All together it was a good one night stay. I booked this place on line for my first night. When I got there it was around 1 pm and I got the room pretty fast, only it wasn't clean. So I reminded myself I'm in India and let it go. I asked for a towel and only after sunset I...

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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for almost a week with my friend. Rooms are basic but you just step outside and see the ocean, what more could you ask for? :) the owners/ guys that work there were soooo helpful and SUPER kind! They really made me feel so welcome and I would probably stay there again because of them. Close to...

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Sandton, South Africa
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Nice little spot on Northern side of the cliff. Very basic, clean and neat. The views are amazing and nice to sit on the porch outside or lie on the hammocks and read a book or soak up the sun and vibrant atmosphere. Staff and owner are very helpful, good people! The laundry service came in handy. I loved the...

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We booked this place in first week of August and found it to be a nice property but nothing in the name of service. The kitchen was closed, no room service. The room was not clean, dustbin was full. Bathroom was not clean at all. Its located on north cliff and quite close to the point from where you can...

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Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 24 September 2016

I was happy staying here for three nights in Varkala. The rooms are basic and the bed a little hard, but the best thing is really the location - it is literally a stone's throw from the cliffs and the all the main shops, bars, cafe and restaurants. My bathroom didn't have a roof which was quite nice for having...

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

The location is really superb, but don't expect anything on service. We took 4 rooms, and all the 4 toilets were full of cockroaches and spider web. They didn't bother to keep it neat. The rooms are really average and the off season rate they charge is out of the world for what they offer.

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Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 28 May 2016

5-star rating location. Great value for money. It is just next to the north cliff road. Rooms were well maintained, mosquito-proof, and quiet. Very friendly and helpful staff. Very lovely garden with hammocks.

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London, Canada
Reviewed 15 May 2016

I stayed at Bamboo Village in January 2016 for almost 2 weeks. It was my first hotel experience in India. I've been traveling 5 months now and I'm coming back to write this review because my stay here was unparallel to anywhere else during my trip in South and Northern India. The staff was exceptionally attentive to my needs. Always...

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set along the North Cliff of Varkala, the Bamboo Village offers a serene environment with stunning views and a relaxing atmosphere. Close to the beaches, restaurants and shops, the Bamboo Village has fourteen spacious bungalows and rooms with attached bathrooms, all at an affordable price. Each bungalow has its own porch where you can watch the sunset or just relax with your book whiling away the day under the coconut trees. Other amentities include: free wifi, bus/train/tour ticket bookings, ayurvedic massage bookings, laundry. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bamboo Village

Address: North End Cliff | near Black Beach, Varkala 695141, India
Region: India > Kerala > Varkala
Price Range: $13 - $35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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Bamboo Village Hotel Varkala
Bamboo Village Varkala, Kerala
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“garden view room on upper floor are best”
 of 5 bubbles abhijeet_rn, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a cottage with a sea view”
 of 5 bubbles gogas1968, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Kindly carry your own bathroom amenities”
 of 5 bubbles Nikunj7790, 18 Feb 2016 | Read review
“better to choose concrete rooms than huts i think”
 of 5 bubbles CollinM1986, 30 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Best Views, Basic, nature feel, awsome, beach facing, on the cliff. very pleasant,”
 of 5 bubbles JAYJANI_LOVESTOTRAVE, 28 May 2015 | Read review
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