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    Gumnut Beach House Homestay

    South Cliff Temple Road West | Janardhanapuram, Varkala 695141, India
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    Reviewed 6 June 2016

    Away from all the commercial "touristy" spaces, located close to the beautiful and ancient Janardhana Swamy temple and yet just 200 metres from the main beach. Run by Rose and her husband, I had almost all of my interactions with the very thoughtful and charming,...More

    1  Thank Sha_Blore
    Reviewed 15 May 2016

    The location on south cliff is perfect... Easily accessible to the quieter end of the beach and easy walk or ride into the main town. The guesthouse is spotless clean, the rooms extremely comfortable with fan and all windows covered by mosquito nets! The house...More

    2  Thank Megan D
    Reviewed 13 May 2016

    Gumnut is a beautiful green and pink house surrounded by plants on the quieter south cliff in Varkala. The rooms are comfortable, very clean and cool too, without air con- which I never use anyway. Mosquito nets over the windows give you a hassel free...More

    2  Thank bessyoga
    Reviewed 2 May 2016

    The homestay is very clean, the rooms are big as well as the bathroom. it is very comfortable, quite and close to the beach and the restaurants. The owner is a lovely and helpful lady, who is caring for her customers. I could relax, enjoy...More

    2  Thank sbirulina
    Reviewed 27 April 2016

    Rosi is a very friendly woman from Australia who made sure that we are well taken care of. We got water in the room and there was always fresh filtered water in the open door kitchen that is there for all guest to use. The...More

    2  Thank rolandhey
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    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Airport Transportation
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    • Multilingual Staff
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    • US$33 - US$64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    • Kerala >
    • Thiruvananthapuram District >
    • Varkala
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