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Derbyshire
Reviewed 20 January 2016

We booked with Rose on the recommendation of a friend and we weren't disappointed. Our room was clean and comfortable and the house has a large kitchen for the use of guests. Rose couldn't do enough to make us feel at home and familiarise us with th locality.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights between Xmas and New Year and we could easily gave stayed longer. Rose, the Aussie home owner, will make sure your stay as comfortable as possible with good advice on the locality. Tea and coffee making facilities are available with eating places only a short walk away. We recommend Green Pepper for breakfast and...

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1Thank Mike W
Pune, India
Reviewed 9 January 2016

We stayed here for two nights and had a wonderful time. Rose was very helpful with suggestions on places to see. The room was very spacious and very well kept. Hot water was available in the shower. There is a common kitchen where you can make tea/coffee for yourself. We also had a mini-fridge available in the room. The location...

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2Thank anand_sriraman
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Located on the south cliff of Varkala, this really nice beach house (100 meter away from the beach) gives you the ultimate vacation feeling. Combining this with a very comfortable set up of the nicely decorated rooms and the warmth of an enthousiastic and caring owner makes this place a real treat and therefore highly recommended!! Aditionally it is also...

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Lassi, Greece
Reviewed 4 January 2016

I strongly reccommend this place. Worth every ruppe and more, excelent place. Very clean and nice, quiet comfortable homy vibe. Everything smooth. Close to the beach and close to town. Rose is a great host, super helpful and nice.

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 26 May 2015

Gumnut Guest House was very clean and Rose was very helpful with what to do & see in Kerela. House is close to the beach and not far from Nirth Cliff where all the markets are. Rooms and ensuite clean, we stayed in the family room and there was plenty of room for the kids and a great balcony to...

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1Thank Allyson M
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 28 April 2015

I certainly recommend Gumnut - it was a very comfortable stay. Having a kitchen/ fridge was very helpful. It was very clean, with good storage. Wifi was pretty good. Staff were friendly and helpful. I would stay there again for sure.

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6Thank Mark S
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 21 April 2015

I arrived in Varkala in March with my family and we made Gumnut Beach House our base. It is a lovely clean home with good kitchen amenities and very spacious rooms, all with ensuites,I stayed in a downstairs room which was kept quite cool with a fan,considering the weather was very hot. Rose the owner was very kind and helpful...

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5Thank Jan B
Beijing, China
Reviewed 21 April 2015

I spent two lovely nights in Gumnut. This homestay is located on the south cliff of Varkala, the quieter side. Walk downhill to the beach takes 5-7mins. I usually take a nice walk on the beach when heading to north cliff. Will take a good 25mins walk. The rooms are very tidy and clean, mosquito nets covering all the windows,...

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3Thank Taylor L
London
Reviewed 26 March 2015

The place is walking distance to the beach and to eating places (and right next to Surf&Soul which is what I came to join) . The owner, Rose, is very helpful or can also leave you to your own device if needs be :-). There is a fridge available for you to keep your food or make yourself a breakfast...

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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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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: €31 - €52 (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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