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    Kaiya House

    Kaiya House,, Varkala 695141, India
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    Overview
    • Excellent95%
    • Very good4%
    • Average1%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    “roof terrace” (30 reviews)
    “other guests” (38 reviews)
    “walking tour” (13 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Airport Transportation
    Rooftop Terrace
    Pool
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    111 - 115 of 344 reviews

    Reviewed 12 April 2015

    I have stayed with Deb (once you have stayed you soon realise you are staying with a person, not at some nameless resort) three times now and am, frankly, overwhelmed by it. The whole experience fits what I am looking for when I go on...More

    4  Thank Rav1966
    Response from KaiyaHouse, General Manager at Kaiya HouseResponded 22 April 2015

    It is so wonderful to have you come back and thank you so much for your lovely words. It makes us all really happy to know guests feel welcomed and at home. I look forward to your return in January. Cheers!

    Reviewed 11 April 2015

    This is not your average Indian guesthouse. When we arrived, Debbie took us on a tour of Varkala so we could get our bearings of the town (which is a beautiful place). She is very knowledgable about the area and will become your friend while...More

    Thank Sarah S
    Response from KaiyaHouse, General Manager at Kaiya HouseResponded 12 April 2015

    Thank you so much for taking the time to post a lovely review. I'm really happy you had a nice time here and hope you'll keep fond memories of Kerala with you.

    Reviewed 10 April 2015

    that hasn't been said before by so many other people? We stayed 9 nights when Debra took us in at short notice after we had got ourselves "in a pickle" with hotel bookings. She and her in house team + Pema the masseuse + Apu...More

    Thank sheilasydney2060
    Response from KaiyaHouse, General Manager at Kaiya HouseResponded 12 April 2015

    Thank you so much for your lovely review. The timing was great for a variety of festivals and although it was loud at times with that booming speaker you got the best of Kerala. I've really grown to love festival season. All the best with...More

    Reviewed 10 April 2015

    Kaiya House is an extremely clean and nicely decorated place. Debra, the owner, is an amazing lady who takes good care of her guests. She provided a deep insight into Kerala. We were lucky to gain a unique and intense experience at several Hindu festivals...More

    1  Thank Jeni7
    Response from KaiyaHouse, General Manager at Kaiya HouseResponded 12 April 2015

    It was wonderful to meet you and such good timing for festivals! Thank you so much for your kind words and I do hope you come back. You are always welcome.

    Reviewed 4 April 2015

    We found this property via Trip Advisor and the reviews were 'spot on'. The house and rooms were creatively put together and were very pleasant. The rooms are not overly spacious but then again, they are not promoted as such. They are most adequate for...More

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    Response from KaiyaHouse, General Manager at Kaiya HouseResponded 7 April 2015

    Thank you so much for your lovely review. It was so wonderful to meet your lovely family, the only sadness is you couldn't stay longer but it was a joy and pleasure to have you for the time you were here. Tucked into the Vegimite...More

    Palm Tree Heritage
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    2.2 km
     
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    617 reviews
    #1 of 22 hotels in Kollam
    11.9 km
     
    The Raviz Resort and Spa, Ashtamudi
    810 reviews
    #2 of 22 hotels in Kollam
    23.9 km
     
    The Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram Varkala
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    #3 of 52 hotels in Varkala
    0.3 km
     
    About
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    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 31 - USD 38 (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 (217)
    Room & Suite (17)
    Dining (14)
    Pool & Beach (13)
    Hotel & Grounds (171)
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    Ouseph M
    15 December 2016|
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    Response from KaiyaHouse | Property representative |
    There are loads of New Year's celebrations all around Kerala.
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    Hazel T
    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
    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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