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Maadathil Cottages

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Bangalore
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Well I would say, with Maadathil cottages, our trip to Varkala became outstanding. We stayed for 2 days in these cottages and the trip became memorable for variety of reasons. (1) Excellent cottages very near to beach, nice and clean. (2) Property is big, so plenty of space to roam around. (3) Swing, benches, hammocks to enjoy in property. (4)...

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Muhajir M, Manager at Maadathil Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Nischal, Thank you for this lovely review about our resort . . It was so happy to hear the words that your trip became outstanding with Maadathil cottages, thanks for this . . You found your happiness from our resort for various reasons such as clean cottages, size of the property, hammocks inside our property, our hospitality, food, closer...

Poole, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Having travelled to Thailand on multiple occasions, we were looking for something similar with a cottage style arrangement on the beach in Varkala, India. After some research, we found Maadathil Cottages, which sounded just what we were looking for, and who had many great reviews on Agoda and booking.com, so we decided to give them a try. We were met...

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Muhajir M, Manager at Maadathil Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Andrew, Thanks for choosing us and for your extremely kind and extensive review regarding your recent stay with us. It's great to hear that you feel that our little resort as what you actually looking for. Happy to know that you liked our landscape, rooms, amenities , food , staff and their hospitality . Thanks for mentioning our three...

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

The location is beautiful with coconut trees, hammocks, pond with lotus flowers blooming and only a very short 20 meter walk from the very beautiful Odayam Beach. The cottages are very well kept; they clean everyday, replacing bedsheets and towels. The grounds are also immaculate and we noticed that everyday workers cleaned up the premises of fallen leaves, etc and...

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Muhajir M, Manager at Maadathil Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Robert, Thank you so much for taking your time to post such an amazingly lovely review ., it was so happy. . You were noticed each and every tiny thing in our little property even the daily cleaning up of the fallen leaves, and thanks for praising our hospitality and service mindedness of our team members. It was proud...

Roermond, Limburg, Netherlands
Reviewed 31 January 2017

The big plus point of the cottages is its location and of course its staff. The kliffs are in walking distance. After a visit to the more touristic part of Varkala we were even more convinced that we made the right choise in choosing Maadathil Cottages. The bungalow had a large bedroom and the bathroom is very spacious. The veranda...

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Muhajir M, Manager at Maadathil Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Lojan, Thanks for your lovely review regarding your stay with us. . It was absolutely right that our staff and location are our biggest assets. . Happy to hear that you feel you made the right decision as choosing us. . Thanks for praising our rooms, facilities and food. . And mentioning Ganesh is much more happy for him,...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 29 January 2017

A lovely relaxing stay of 5 nights at a cottage. I loved the open space around the property with easy access to the beach.The beach is lovely. The atmosphere is relaxed and friendly. The room we stayed in was simple, the bed comfortable and well serviced each day. The fan was sufficient for comfort. Muhajir and his brothers are attentive...

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Muhajir M, Manager at Maadathil Cottages, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for such an amazing review regarding your stay with us. . Great to know that you found our property as relaxed and friendly. . Again happy to know that you liked our location, rooms, amenities , food, staff and their hospitality very much. . It's our pleasure to make each and every one of...

Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Maadathil cottage for 2 days and it's a lovely place to stay with a wonderful view of the sea but it's on cliff making it difficult to go down the beach. The resort is wonderful with clean rooms and well maintained. The food is not good here. One can stay and relax here and explore food options...

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Muhajir M, Manager at Maadathil Cottages, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thanks for taking your time to post a kind note regarding your stay with us. Happy to know that you liked our location, rooms and staff very much. . So sorry about the food you are feeling disappointed , may be next time you can enjoy your expected taste from our little restaurant . Hope having you back....

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We spent 5 nights in one of the cottages here and had a lovely time. Muhajir and his staff offer excellent service and the atmosphere is relaxed and friendly. The cottages and menu are simple which totally suits the ambience. Our room also had a good view of the beach which is a stone's throw away. The cottages are conveniently...

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Muhajir M, Manager at Maadathil Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Elaine, Thanks for your kind note regarding your recent stay with us. Happy to know that you got a lovely time in our resort and you are satisfied with our hospitality and amenities . Great to know that you will be back once in the near future, you are always welcome. . Warm regards The team Maadathil

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Location absolutely beautiful, the villas are right on an almost secluded beach (Odayam beach) just 10mins away from busy Varkala North cliff. Staff were very friendly and helpful and good wifi connection (of you need it!). There are a couple of restaurants walking distance as well as their own on site restaurant.

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Muhajir M, Manager at Maadathil Cottages, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thanks for taking your time to wrote a kind note regarding your stay with us . . Happy to know that you got an amazing days with us. Hope you enjoyed your stay in our little resort very well. We may meet again in the near future. . Warm regards The team Maadathil

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stayed for 6 nights at the start of our honeymoon. It was a lovely place to relax after a 24 hour journey to get there. Staff were friendly. Room was clean and the gardens beautiful. Some sun beds and hammocks available. Sea is choppy but my husband swam every day to practice his open water swimming....

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Muhajir M, Manager at Maadathil Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Nancy, Thank you for taking your time to post such a review regarding your stay with us, . Hope that you guys enjoyed your stay with us. . Happy to know that you liked our location, rooms, staff and their hospitality . The negative remarks you pointed out are noted and it was so sad of you about the...

Edinburgh
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We had one of the non-ac detached cottages which was very well designed and very comfortable, with a verandah on which to relax. It overlooked a grassed area and up to the path along the front to Varkala Cliff. You couldn't actually see the sea because of the tsunami wall. The property is very clean and well maintained. The staff...

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Muhajir M, Manager at Maadathil Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Doug, Thanks for your kind review about our property , it's really appreciated. . It was happy to know that you liked our location and the private beach, our rooms and landscape , staff and their services, food and restaurant and much more . . Hope you got amazingly wonderful days with us. . Thank you again for all...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Maadathil Cottages are a collection of 10 traditional Kerala style bungalows (built 2011) on Odayam beach. Each cottage includes one large double bed (with mosquito net), en-suite bathroom with shower and hot water, a verandah overlooking the palm trees and sea where you can enjoy our home cooked breakfasts and fresh seafood dinners caught straight from the beach. We look forward to welcoming you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Maadathil Cottages

Address: Manthara Temple Road | Edava, Varkala 695311, India
Region: India > Kerala > Thiruvananthapuram District > Varkala
Price Range: €30 - €71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“The deluxe chalets have a great location”
PhandEm, 28 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Chose the room with A/C - you will need it”
, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All the cottages are great, but D2 is set back further from the others if you want that little bit more privacy”
  • The view from our cottage
937AndrewT, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Worth considering one of the air conditioned cottages.”
dcbutera, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you want a sort of privacy in cottage then choose cottage no- D1”
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BidhuBhushan, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
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