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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the most beautiful time in my trip and the most relaxing atmosphere. The cabin which I have rented was so nice and comfort, Wonderful beach and nice breeze. Main thing It's about 10-15min away from the main town.

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Thank Janith J
New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 24 February 2016

An extremely peaceful, safe & quiet place with all basic amenities. No in-house catering. No TV, A/C rooms, geysers. Wi Fi provided- basic. Would be extremely comfortable Nov-Jan but by end Feb it gets quite humid here. Afternoons can be really warm. On the first day, there was a constant ocean breeze blowing so sitting out was fun but that... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 February 2016

Right by the beach at the northern quieter end of Varkala this guest house offers simple rooms with ensuite facilities and fans. No aircon and cold water only, which is fine on a hot day. Lilly and Shah are very friendly and helpful, will arrange tours and excellent laundry service. No restaurant, but next door at palm heritage has a... More 

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Thank suziirish
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4 reviews
Reviewed 23 January 2016

Magnolia Guesthouse provided us with a beautiful private villa, set within a gorgeous garden, a stones throw away from the lovely Odyam beach. Lillimore was the perfect hostess and had some great recommendations of places to eat. Our rooms were cleaned daily and any requests we had were met by Lillimore. Magnolia Guesthouse is in a great location, far enough... More 

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Sebastopol, California
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Reviewed 18 January 2016

Very clean, really helpful hosts and very close to the beach. It's out of the heavy tourist area and as we had breakfast on the beach we saw the local fishermen and eagles overhead. It's normally warm but they don't have hot showers.

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Thank cldseb
Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed 3 January 2016

The Magnolia guest house is nice. They have 2 rooms facing the seaside, one family room partly facing the seaside and one family room facing the back yard. Unfortunately we had the last one. For anyone who wants to relax in peace and read books the rooms facing the sea are ideal. The beach and a good restaurant are only... More 

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Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

Magnolia guesthouse varkala according to us is s very. Beautiful , fantastic , attractive and budget Friendly hotel. The beach is awesome and the staff and the Management were very friendly and helpful. Overall very nice.

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Viken
1 review
Reviewed 9 August 2015

I liked it very much ,and i got what i expected ,a nice place to stay and I got all Information that I asked for.A lovely surroundings and nice swimmingtours in the near beach.I can recommend this accomodation !

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Wales
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Reviewed 4 August 2015

Plus points - the owners are very friendly and helpful, the accommodation while basic is very good value, the location is very peaceful, wifi very good Negative - the beach has gone! (this was disappointing as the area is described as having a beach, it may be a seasonal thing due to geographical factors, i'm not sure, option of air... More 

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Reviewed 3 July 2015

A fabulous place to stay for a while and enjoy the view,peace and a host who is just perfect to guide you into this divine spot of Kerala.Clean room,clean bedding and privacy.Second honeymoon for us made possible by a guesthouse that is five stars.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Magnolia Guest House is a little paradise in Varkala, Kerala. Magnolia has beautiful view over Indian Ocean. From Magnolia, there is only 3 minutes walk to a number of beautiful and romantic beaches which provides privacy and happy times. 10 minutes walk away from Magnolia is the Varkala North Cliff and the main beach where you can enjoy the thrills and pills of various restaurants, shopping or a game of beach football or volleyball. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Magnolia Guesthouse

Address: Odayam Beach Road | Odayam, Varkala 695141, India
Region: India > Kerala > Varkala
Price Range: $54 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Magnolia Guesthouse 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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Magnolia Guesthouse Varkala, Kerala
Hotel Style:
#12 On the Beach Hotel in Varkala
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“Family bungalows at front have best views and are the nicest 2 rooms do not have a fridge”
 of 5 bubbles suziirish, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a room facing the seaside.”
 of 5 bubbles juhap61, 3 Jan 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms seem to be great for ocean viewing.”
 of 5 bubbles LuiseG_12, 2 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Not all rooms have ocean view, so try to reserve one. Some rooms have connecting doors for families.”
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 of 5 bubbles billinudgel, 26 Jun 2015 | Read review
“For the best views choose a room facing the sea.”
 of 5 bubbles Houseswapper, 18 May 2014 | Read review
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