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leeds
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here five years ago and was impressed with the staff and general standards. When I went back recently, some of the staff were indifferent and standards in the restaurant were poor- bread for toast in a cracked plastic box, stained table mats and chipped cups. The rooms in the eco building are unusual, with gravel floors and convenient...

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London
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We have just spent 10 nights at the Oceano cliff. When we first arrived, we were disappointed in the room because it bore no resemblance to any of the photos we had seen on the internet! We had also booked a standard room and it was really small with nowhere to store any personal items, nor any cupboards, so we...

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Hereford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2017

On arrival no-one knew about our booking, the hotel is a bit like a building site though the pool is lovely, the rooms are wierd with gravel on the floor which makes most of the area unusable and I dread to think how filthy it all is, there is no wifi, and the Manager is sooo rude and made us...

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1Thank Katherine S
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Great resort , location beautiful fantastic beach.Rooms could be better bit dated and not very willing to offer exchange but still very comfortable . Good not too bad .The Areyvedic clinic was excellent and the staff first class especially the lady doctor, tried loads of treatment in the UK for sciatica without much success but in 5 days at the...

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Sihanoukville Province, Cambodia
Reviewed 23 January 2017

The Oceano Cliff is picturesque with a pretty garden & with a short walk down the cliff steps to the beach which is nice. Unfortunately we did have a mix up with the rooms on arrival though it was resolved amicably. However, we felt a lot less at home here than most other places we stayed in India; maybe it...

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We stayed here for the middle four days of our honeymoon with our one year old. I could have sworn I booked a room with air con (I cant find the documents to prove that, so this part of the review is subjective), we were shown to a quite nice room (not as good as the pictures) that was stifling...

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1Thank Heather M
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful wood lined breezy room with a balcony opening to the sea. No mosquitoes. The hotel has its own path down the verdant cliff to the beach. Unfortunately the senior staff are somewhat ungracious and even rude. When my room wasn't cleaned by the afternoon I mentioned it at the desk. There was no apology when I returned and it...

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Reviewed 14 January 2017

We had a really terrible time at Oceano and found the staff to be, at best, indifferent. The location is ok and the place itself isn't bad but the attitude of the staff and the quality of the food really was absolutely dreadful. To top it off they over charged us on check out and then held our passports hostage...

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1Thank Leroy R
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had a very comfortable stay in the hotel. It was reasonably close to the main part of Varkala (3minutes by tuk tuk- 50 rupees) and it has access to the beach from behind the hotel (The gate is locked in the evenings). The pool is very nice and was quite empty during our stay. The staff...

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Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 8 December 2016

You will be reminded that you are in a developing country, but the staff go above and beyond with amazing service, attention to detail and willingness to help in any way possible. I highly recommend attending for the specialised Ayurvedic treatments and allow India to take you carefully into her heart.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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Additional Information about Oceano Cliff

Address: Near Perumkulam / Oceano Cliff Road | Near Perumkulam, Varkala 695141, India
Region: India > Kerala > Thiruvananthapuram District > Varkala
Price Range: $37 - $138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Oceano Cliff 3*
Number of rooms: 28
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“Don't go for the gravel....in fact don't bother to stay there but choose a much nicer place altogether”
 of 5 bubbles 141KatherineS, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Wooden loft rooms seemed preferable with balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles JamieAndPhil, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“stay somewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles heathermN8567RX, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“ask for ocean front to maximise the seabreeze”
 of 5 bubbles Sheralee08, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Loft rooms are not air conditioned but have a fan over the bed and our the most interesting with the best view”
 of 5 bubbles AmeliaBoo, 3 Jan 2016 | Read review
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