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Arabian Soul

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was feeling pretty overwhelmed with India when I stumbled across Naveen, the boys, and the Arabian soul guesthouse. We we're actually staying somewhere else and it was a happy accident that we saw this place. Awesome location. Views of the beach. Coffee Temple next door. The best thing about this place though, is the feeling of community. You get...

Thank Janice G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was planning on staying only two nights but ended up staying a week! Naveen is the perfect host, he took all the guests to the cinema and for lunch in town and helped me book my train ticket. The room was super clean and great value for the price! Just the best place to meet people and chill, awesome...

Thank Tessa R
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

I stayed at the Arabian soul hotel twice in the same month, I liked it so much I went back at the end of my trip. I felt very welcomed when I arrived, and completely looked after during my stay. Naveen is the most amazing host and even made sure I didn't miss my taxi to the airport at the...

Thank Jenni R
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Arabian Soul is quite frankly on the top of my list as a hotel that offers a comfortable atmosphere, welcoming energy, and relaxed vibe to pass the days away in Varkala! I stayed for 5 nights, and consistently felt taken care of by the owner Naveen and welcomed day after day. Naveen always went out of his way to make...

Thank Dylan B
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

This unique hotel located right next to the coffee temple and walking distance from the Helipad offers large rooms with or without A/C a rooftop for yoga, well kept garden outside and patio seating, Sea Or Garden views . Naveen goes out of his way to ensure all guests are comfortable providing outstanding customer care and a genuine LOVE for...

Thank Kim D
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Great place to stay! Owner is a great and sincere guy, really helpful and friendly. He knows a lot about traveling in India, great help! Rooms are basic but everything you need is there. Beds are comfortable and room clean. Bathroom and toilet okay and clean. Locations is great, right at the beach and at the beginning of the main...

Thank Yoare
Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed 28 January 2017

My wife and I stayed at Arabian Soul for only three nights, but we had a wonderful time. The location is excellent (near the Coffee Temple!) and the view was fantastic, but Naveen's graciousness and hospitality was really the key to our happiness. I can't imagine a more helpful host. Five stars for Naveen!

Thank Mike F
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

I arrived in Varkala having pre-booked a place to stay. However, on arrival that place was dirty and tiny and nothing like the photos etc. Luckily someone recommended Arabian Soul! I had the best time here and what was meant to be a one week stop turned into 23 nights! Naveen the owner is awesome and really went out of...

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Reviewed 12 January 2017

After four weeks of travelling my last stop in India was Varkala and Arabic Soul. Very positive and chillllllllll vibes. The hefe Navin was cool and very helpful. Rooms are nice and clean and the second floor hangout area was very nice. The rooftop was very nice place to watch full moon and do yoga.

Thank ville v
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

It was a pleasure to stay in this beautiful house! Just positive vibes and nice people. The garden is a nice place for relaxing. All in all everything was really good and we feel like home. You will enjoy your time in varkala much more when u stay at the arabian soul.

Thank Cati C

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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A cute little soulful place overlooking the Arabian Sea, offering one of the best service , with a lot more hygienic and the best location in varkala in every aspects . ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arabian Soul

Address: No. 349 Kurakanni Village | Near Helipad, North Cliff, Varkala 695141, India
Region: India > Kerala > Thiruvananthapuram District > Varkala
Price Range: €21 - €24 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“the front rooms have a sea view but cost more”
namale1, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I've had both top floor and first and enjoyed both. They are spacious and clean and comfortable. First floor may be cooler in hot weather.”
13oyster, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Top room with air conditioning has beautiful views!”
IrishRachOC, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“You can choose between rooms with ocean view or garden view”
, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room with sea view”
Magus4, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
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