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Gumnut Beach House Homestay

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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 balcony off of our room for extra space to hang out. It is located on...

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Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 14 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 the road and down steps from the cliff face. Also walking distance to the Restaurants...

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London, United Kingdom
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 I liked. Considering what other places are charging this is excellent value. Highly recommend it....

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Reviewed 30 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 stay was our host Rose who was super friendly without being invasive and couldn't have...

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london
Reviewed 29 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 nets at the window and the celing were super efficient so we were mossie free....

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Comfortable, peaceful and clean home stay on a beautiful part of the South cliff in Varkala! Rose, the lovely owner runs an efficient homestay where we spent two great days. Room was well furnished with all the basic amenities and we also had an attached shady, cool balcony. There is also a kitchen with filtered water, tea and coffee. The...

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Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed as a group of four friends over Christmas. The homestay is spotlessly clean and very comfortable. Rose is a kind and helpful host, organising some express laundry for us and generally looking after us well. The location is great, in the peaceful south cliff area, near some good restaurants (Green Pepper for breakfast and Marina Bay for dinner)...

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Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay in Gumnut Beach House. Rose is friendly, helpful and down to earth. The beach house is located at the more peaceful and relaxed south cliff, away from the hassle of touristy shops at the north cliff. Restaurants and beach are easily accessible by foot or rickshaw. Perfect place to stay if you want to rent...

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1Thank wendy k
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Ex-pat Aussie Rose runs a great homestay a very short walk from the much quieter south cliff in Varkala. We had a very spacious room for a family of 4. It was spotlessly clean, airy and mosquito free during the 4 nights we were there. An "en-suite" balcony was a great place to read and relax away from the heat...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Such a clean, peaceful and relaxing place to stay. Host is incredible and very accommodating. A great escape from the hectic mainbeach in Varkala and offers much more privacy. A small kitchenette is available for use. Highly recommended.

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  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beautiful new homestay: 5 spacious rooms with fans and hot water, all attached bathrooms. 2 Minutes walk from main beach and restaurants. Guest kitchen has complimentary tea, coffee and filtered water. Close to Janardhana Swami temple. Budget accommodation. Lovely quiet area on South Cliff With free WiFi ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gumnut Beach House Homestay

Address: South Cliff Temple Road West | Janardhanapuram, Varkala 695141, India
Region: India > Kerala > Thiruvananthapuram District > Varkala
Price Range: $38 - $78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Ask for one with the balcony”
Sha_Blore, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
“rooms on the first floor have a large shared balcony and a light breeze.”
bessyoga, 13 May 2016 | Read review
“Do ask for a room with a balcony if available. Great place to unwind with friends and family.”
anand_sriraman, 9 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The music from a nearby temple which was having a festival was quite loud, although it only lasted a few days and did not stop me enjoying my stay. I would recommend earplugs if one is to travel at festival time.”
H5169BEjanb, 21 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Two rooms avail on ground floor. One big family room up on the 3rd/top floor with big open balcony.”
Taylorliyue, 21 Apr 2015 | Read review
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