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    Kaiya House

    Kaiya House,, Varkala 695141, India
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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      2 adults
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          Traveller (197)
          Room & Suite (16)
          Dining (12)
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          Overview
          • Excellent95%
          • Very good4%
          • Average1%
          • Poor0%
          • Terrible0%
          Travellers talk about
          “roof terrace” (29 reviews)
          “other guests” (36 reviews)
          “walking tour” (12 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Rooftop Terrace
          Pool
          Room Service
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          Palm Tree Heritage
          928 reviews
          #2 of 50 hotels in Varkala
           
          Varkala Marine Palace
          377 reviews
          #5 of 50 hotels in Varkala
           
          The Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram Varkala
          733 reviews
          #3 of 50 hotels in Varkala
           
          Blue Water Beach Resort
          309 reviews
          #12 of 50 hotels in Varkala
           
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          1 - 5 of 351 reviews

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          It's all been said Debra makes your stay memorable with her knowledge, wonderful 10 km morning walks and her enthusiasm for Varkala.Debra will arrange ,Ayuveda treatments, tuk tuk tours,Anythinkg to make your stay memorable . It's Wonderful to sit and chat with other travelers on...More

          1  Thank bundeenian
          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          We stayed with Debra at Kaiya House after reading the excellent reviews and we were in the 'India' themed room. Upon arrival we were greeted with a honeymoon gift of fresh flower garlands which was very special. Debra really goes above and beyond to help...More

          Thank Melissa M
          Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

          Kaiya House is a wonderful place for a stay in Varkala. Slightly remote (10 min walk) from the beach, it is a peaceful and elegantly decorated guesthouse. But Kaiya House is mostly remakably wonderful for its host, Debra. Debra (and her great team) takes care...More

          Thank jean Sébastien B
          Response from KaiyaHouse, Manager at Kaiya House

          It's lovely that you felt at home here. Thank you for taking the time to review us with such kind words. I do hope we meet again.

          Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

          I cannot say enough good things about the owner, Deb, her team and the beautiful guest house that is, Kaiya House. My friend and I travelled to Varkala and were only suppose to stay 4 nights and ended up staying 8! Deb knew how to...More

          1  Thank Shanlee H
          Response from KaiyaHouse, Manager at Kaiya House

          Thank you so much. It was great your stay was extended, so nice to have you and your lovely friend here. Hope to see you in your part of the world or back here at some later date.

          Reviewed 8 April 2017

          Beautiful, faultless homestay in the lovely waterfront town of Varkala. Debra is the perfect host - she made us feel instantly welcome and was always available to give us advice and help with our plans. The house is magnificent - exceptionally furnished and designed, spotless...More

          Thank Martin H
          Response from KaiyaHouse, Manager at Kaiya House

          Thank you so much for taking the time to write this lovely review for us. I'm pleased you enjoyed your time here and do hope we meet again.

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          928 reviews
          #2 of 50 hotels in Varkala
           
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          377 reviews
          #5 of 50 hotels in Varkala
           
          The Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram Varkala
          733 reviews
          #3 of 50 hotels in Varkala
           
          Blue Water Beach Resort
          309 reviews
          #12 of 50 hotels in Varkala
           
          About
          Awards & Recognition
          Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Breakfast included
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Breakfast included
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          Details
          • Price range
          • USD 31 - USD 39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel Style
          • #1 Romantic Hotel in Varkala
          • #3 Family Hotel in Varkala
          • Number of rooms
          • 5
          • Location
          • India >
          • Kerala >
          • Thiruvananthapuram District >
          • Varkala
          • Also Known As
          • Kaiya House Varkala, Kerala
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          Traveller (197)
          Room & Suite (16)
          Dining (12)
          Pool & Beach (12)
          Hotel & Grounds (155)
          Family and Play Areas (2)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Ouseph M
          is there's any new year party ?
          15 December 2016|
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          Response from Ulrike R | Reviewed this property |
          Most like there is up on the terrace :-)
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          Hazel T
          Hi I've read there is no beach at varkala during monsoon, how about in August tail end? Also is the beach very religious or can you wear a bikini comfortably?
          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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          Nilanthi P
          Hello.. Does this property have private beach access?
          1 August 2016|
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          Response from dodge | Reviewed this property |
          No it does not have private beach access but to my knowledge nowhere does. It's a ten minute walk to the public beach. However you will not be disappointed staying here. Deborah & her team are the best.
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          Room Tips
          "If you are more that 1.90 meters, maybe ask for a room with a bed without a footboard."
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          "Clean, friendly personalised service"
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          "Chose a room with AC as Varkala is a vey hot place"
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          "Request an A/C room if you want A/C - not all of them have it"
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