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    Gumnut Beach House Homestay

    South Cliff Temple Road West | Janardhanapuram, Varkala 695141, India
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          Overview
          • Excellent86%
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          • Average1%
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          “south cliff” (22 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Beachfront
          Non-Smoking Rooms
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          Kitchenette
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          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          I had a wonderful one night stay at Rose's home stay. I stayed in the new AC room - the AC worked great. The room is simple but has all the amenities needed. Bed was comfortable. Entire place is very clean. There was a lovely...More

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          Reviewed 15 February 2017

          Owner lives on site and is an Aussie expat, with a welcoming smile and is very helpful in every way. Will definitely be back, Rose, to stay again. Room we had was super large and clean. Location is great with the beach area just across...More

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          Reviewed 6 February 2017

          I had just spent a fairly ordinary night in the Kerelan capital when I arrived at Gumnut. The place was tidy and very clean. My room was airy and comfortable. The homestay is in Southcliff away from the more populated Northcliff which my friends and...More

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          Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

          Very overdue review as we visited a while back, but kept meaning to pop a note on here to say what a wonderful holiday we had staying here. Great location, huge big house with large kitchen area and lovely balcony area. What really made our...More

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          Reviewed 30 January 2017

          We really enjoyed staying at Gumnut thanks to Rose's hospitality in the beautifully coloured Gumnut. Our room was kept sparking clean - it was spacious with generous sized beds and a big bathroom. We slept well every night as its really quiet and the mosquito...More

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          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Beachfront
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Airport Transportation
          • Laundry Service
          • Multilingual Staff
          Details
          • Price range
          • USD 28 - USD 58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 5
          • Reservation Options
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          • Location
          • India >
          • Kerala >
          • Thiruvananthapuram District >
          • Varkala
          • Also Known As
          • Gumnut Beach House Homestay Varkala, Kerala
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Preeti S
          Hi Rose, I received an email asking me to transfer the reservation room cost to a bank account. Just making sure this is ok and the email came from you because I had input my credit card details when I booked. Thankyou! :-)
          16 December 2016|
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          Response from EnAuIn | Property representative |
          Hi Preeti Yes I sent the mail with my NAB details. I will send you a mail via booking com because this site does not allow email or web links Thanks Rose
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          Avraham L
          hi,we are a family with 2 kids (3,5) do you have room for us 15/1/15-19/1/15? and what is the exact location? thank you!
          13 January 2015|
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          Response from EnAuIn | Property representative |
          hello, we have a family room available price per night is Rs 4700 room has 4 beds, attached bathroom, small fridge, 2 fans, large outside terrace, ocean views, and is on the top floor guest kitchen also available free tea... More
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          Anne G
          Please could we have an email address, looking for double room 28th -31st Jan please Anne and John
          9 December 2014|
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          Response from EnAuIn | Property representative |
          I am not allowed to put my email details on this answer or my web details +919745775420 I have only 28th available I have 3rd Jan on-wards available try to find - varkala gumnut homestay
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          "rooms on the first floor have a large shared balcony and a light breeze."
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          "Do ask for a room with a balcony if available. Great place to unwind with friends and family."
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          "The music from a nearby temple which was having a festival was quite loud, although it only lasted a few days..."
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