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Hindustan Beach Retreat

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Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

Please avoid this property rooms are in bad shape, seepage smell in rooms, lousy room service, wrong description as hotel is not on a cliff. We got stale welcome drink on complaining we got rude reply.

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3Thank Subodh G
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Such a great ambiance of the beach and hospitality of the resort This place is great! Beautiful views of the ocean, nice beach, cozy cottage. The hotel is located in a quiet place, there are not much people and it's a good place for meditation! In the restaurant, very good food and friendly helpful staff. I...Everything is immaculately clean and...

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1Thank PraveenM999
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

Hotel is beautifully located facing the beach, rooms are nicely build facing the beach and has a sit out in room as well. Food is average, but not very highly priced. Hotel staff is cooperative. One should choose to stay here but can opt eating outside as there are 100s of eating options at a walking distance. Must visit place...

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1Thank Gaurav8319
Reviewed 5 June 2015 via mobile

In the silent town of varakala at the edge of papanasam beach lies this heavenly adobe of luxurious living just a five min ride from the railway station of varakala sivagiri first of all let Me tell it is one of the best beach view resort I have visited the view from the room is absolutely spell bounding and the...

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2Thank Nischal F
Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed 3 June 2015

Had a two night's stay at this hotel. We chose this hotel as it seemed to have the best view of the beach. The hotel didnt let us down on our expectations! View from the room was great and the constant sound of the sea waves was soothing. We had taken a suit room as we had two grown up...

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Thank Arunkumartn
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed 1 June 2015

I stayed in this Hotel with my family in Feb 2013....its an average property with a nice pool ..the advantage is its location...its on the Varkala beach...food was average..but there are plenty of options for dining near the beach...

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Tenerife, Spain
Reviewed 25 May 2015

After the reading the reviews on here i booked this hotel but once there we were totally shocked,when we booked this hotel we didnt realise that we had to pay an extra 20% on the cost of the hotel which was alot.We booked the executive room and though the room was a good size i noticed the pigeon on the...

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hindretreat, General Manager at Hindustan Beach Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Greetings from Hindustan Beach Retreat – Varkala. You might have made this booking through booking.com and the rate shown in booking .com would have been exclusive of taxes (19.92%). As per the booking policy you have to make the payment amount including the tax at the time of check in. Due to this you needed to pay extra...

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 May 2015

We stayed here for 2 nights. Our room was excellent, very big with magnificent views of the beach. Just a few minutes walk to the beach and we could see all the religious activities that happens in the mornings from our room. Staff are very helpful especially Shyam and Sameer. Dinner that we ordered was very nice. Breakfast does not...

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australia
Reviewed 18 May 2015

Stayed here in April during our trip in Kerala. Hotel was a modern building with elevator, rooms were well furnished with air conditioning and usual facilities. Our balcony was small with cushions provided - these did need to be removed when leaving balcony due to large number of pigeons, rooms and balcony cleaned daily. Restaurant was ok, with a variety...

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 May 2015

Our room was excellent, plenty of space, clean, good bathroom, large comfortable bed and views of the beach and pool. Wifi was free but, as normal in Kerala it seems, not very fast! Food in the Restaurant was excellent, although most of the Staff did not speak good english. As I don't speak any of their languages I can't really...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Varkala. The new tourist destination in God's Own Country, Kerala. It is 55 km North of Thiruvananthapuram accessible by road NH-47 via Kallambalam. By train, Varkala is a station from where a short drive by taxi will get you to Hindustan Beach Retreat. Hindustan Beach Retreat is a venture of the reputed Hindustan Textiles Group based in Kannur since 1939. We have 27 well appointed rooms each one with a spectacular view of the Arabian Sea giving you the luxury of the solitude that you can enjoy with the sounds of nature. · Accommodation o Standard Room - 12 (6 king size + 6 twin bed) o Executive Room (Balcony) - 12 (10 king size + 2 twin bed) o Suite Room (Balcony + Living Room) - 03 (3 king size) · Food o Nothin' Doing - The Restaurant near the Pool Side o Wait'n Watch - Coffee Shop on the Roof Top o Slow motion - The Bar. O Room service - 24 Hrs.· Swimming Pool with Jacuzzi (costumes a must) · Kid's Pool · 100 Seater Conference Hall · Turtle - The Souvenir Shop · Travel Desk · Beautiful Lawn · Wi-fi Internet · Television/Cable · Mini-bar· Telephone · Library · Turtle Bay - The Spa · Coffee makers· Doctor on call. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hindustan Beach Retreat

Address: Papanasam Beach | Janardhanapuram PO, Varkala 695141, India
Region: India > Kerala > Thiruvananthapuram District > Varkala
Price Range: $82 - $136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hindustan Beach Retreat 3.5*
Number of rooms: 27
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Also Known As:
Hindustan Beach Retreat Varkala
Hotel Style:
#2 Spa Hotel in Varkala
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Varkala
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“Room overlooking the beach”
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“Executive rooms with balcony is good...”
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“All rooms are good :)”
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