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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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    1 - 5 of 349 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    We stayed for 4 nights at Kaiya House which offers a very personal and unique experience. Debra's welcome was warm and informative and was followed by a personal walking tour of the resort which helped us to find our way around. The north cliff with...More

    Thank Cantwell-Crook
    Response from KaiyaHouse, Manager at Kaiya HouseResponded 3 days ago

    Thank you so much for your lovely words. Happy you did some of the local trips and enjoyed them. Hopefully we'll meet again, until then, happy adventures!

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    If you go to Kerala book Kaiya House - it was the highlight of our 3 week trip. Debra and all the staff are awesome. Amazing breakfasts, unlimited tea/coffee. It’s near the beach/shops/restaurants. A home from Home. Debra also helped us with excursions, gave recommendations...More

    Thank Z3820MThannahs
    Response from KaiyaHouse, Manager at Kaiya HouseResponded 3 days ago

    Thank you so much for taking time to do a review for us, so happy you had fun here and I look forward to your return visit.

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Our 3 night stay at Kaiya House was the perfect end to our holiday. Throughout our short stay Debra made us feel so welcome and very much at home. The rooms at Kaiya are spotlessly clean and beautifully presented. The large & covered roof top...More

    Thank sjw162
    Response from KaiyaHouse, Manager at Kaiya HouseResponded 2 weeks ago

    It was my pleasure to meet you and so happy you felt looked after. It's lovely that you said yes to many experiences. Thank you so much for taking time to do a review for us. I look forward to meeting you again sometime in...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Kaiya House is a beautiful house with comfortable and lovely decorated rooms. The roof terrace is a wonderful space to sit out in for breakfast, yoga, evenings under the stars. What makes it really special is Debra the fun and friendly host. Debra's suggestions for...More

    Thank Emma C
    Response from KaiyaHouse, Manager at Kaiya HouseResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you so much. I'm so happy to know you feel you had a real India experience. Thank you for taking time to do a lovely review for us. Hope to see you again.

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    I stayed here for three nights with my dad and sister during our two week holiday in India. Firstly Debra makes you feel completely at home and is so friendly and knowledgeable it really helps you feel comfortable but also means you get the most...More

    Thank Natasha_83
    Response from KaiyaHouse, Manager at Kaiya HouseResponded 2 weeks ago

    So nice to have your family here and just loved that you traveled together. I'm happy you'll likely return sometime in 2018 and look forward to updates about your adventures. Thank you so much for you lovely words!

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    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
    • US$31 - US$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
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    Traveller (217)
    Room & Suite (17)
    Dining (14)
    Pool & Beach (13)
    Hotel & Grounds (171)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
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    Ouseph M
    14 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
    21 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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    Room Tips
    "All the rooms are individually decorated and you will not be disappointed."
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    "We loved the Indian room!"
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    "Excellent help and service, Good location, Reasonably Priced"
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    "All rooms are very differently themed, check them out 👍 I love the Indian one"
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