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Kerala Bamboo House

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Couldn't have picked a better place! The huts are spacious, affordable, clean & the staff are friendly and helpful. The rooms aren't automatically cleaned, as only you have the key, so just ask for anything you need or want done- no problem. Great chilled out community vibe. Lots of solo travellers and couples of all ages. Only 15 metre walk...

Thank Tammy_Adventurer
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We actually didn't stay here in a room, however we did do the cooking class available and it was the biggest waste of money ever!! 1500 for 2 people, cooking 5 dishes! we were really excited as we had read the previous reviews of this class. We honestly didn't get to cook a single thing, the chef was rude and...

Thank Amber B
Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed for 21 nights (we also stayed here six years ago and having looked at other accommodation decided to come back to same place ) the staff are extremely helpful and very friendly from the manager to security and cleaning staff , they gave help and advice , arranged trips and transport when needed . The rooms are bungalow...

1Thank sean c
Courtice, Canada
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

This is an oasis in a very busy beach area. Located on the north end of Varkala just minutes from the beach. Close to all the restaurants, conveniences, shopping and spas. A real gem and highly recommended.

Thank Kari Q
Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Utterly shocking. We had booked a 2 h cooking experience and was met by the most arrogant, uninterested "chef", probably the unfriendliest person we've stumbled upon in this area. He hardy spoke to us or answered any of our questions. After a surreal situation when one of us slightly leaned against a table made of rotten wood attached to the...

Thank Emil Nils N
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Got here through a rickshaw driver from the railway station. Considering season hadn't kicked off yet , we got one of the bamboo houses for a reasonable price and stayed here 2 nights.Good room with mosquito nets above, a chill seating arrangement at the porch,has decent wifi .Staff was good ,even in recommending convenient means of local transport to our...

Thank Brendon F
Olbia, Italy
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I spent 15 very relaxing days at the Kerala bamboo house. It was still low season and was so quiet wandering around in the cliff rd. The resort overlooks right there, on the fantastic view of the ocean, just 20 meters walking. The beautiful tropical garden, the kindness of the staff and the proximity to the beaches and all the...

1Thank Antonella P
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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
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Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

I came here in the low season where very few shops were open. At first I was greeted by the manager and I asked if he had wifi, he said he did but it wasn't working and they called someone to repair it but he didn't want to guarantee anything. I appreciated his honesty and decided to stay anyways (he...

1Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Hyderabad, India
Reviewed 13 April 2016

The staff were good guides. They were very helpful telling us some recommendations. The rooms were clean and lovely. We were there during May, so it was really hot, so we decided to stay in the room during afternoon and chill in the mornings or evenings.

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Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

My whole trip of Varkala was spoiled due to the massage at This place due to inexperienced masseur. I and one more of my friend got a massage from this same boy named Melbin, and we both have around 50 boils on the inner thighs and calves. The stupid boy used less oil and was so harsh that our hair...

1Thank 453shreya

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Additional Information about Kerala Bamboo House

Address: On The Cliff, Kurakkanni, Varkala 695141, India
Region: India > Kerala > Thiruvananthapuram District > Varkala
Price Range: $19 - $96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Kerala Bamboo House 2*
Number of rooms: 24
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HajnalG, 5 Nov 2015 | Read review
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HajnalG, 7 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Do select bamboo cottage they are very beautiful and also reasonable.”
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“Room no 120 gives you a view of the ocean”
Jill3032, 24 Oct 2014 | Read review
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