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Maadathil Cottages

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Kraichtal, Germany
Reviewed 10 January 2016

I have traveled a lot, even within India, but the Maadathil Cottages ist definitely one of the most beautiful lodging !!! Wonderfully located, very, very helpful, friendly and polite staff ... just great! We were 4 persons (parents + 2 teenagers) and everybody were very satisfied.The breakfast (included) was absolutely varied. Overall a quietly situated, away from the tourist bustle....

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

Dear guest, Thanks for choosing Maadathil as one of your holiday destinations . Millions of thanks for such a beautiful review, it is really appreciated . . We were really greatful that you choose Maadathil is one of the most beautiful lodging ever, compliments like this from our valuable guests is just amazing, beyond the value of money . ....

Maryborough, Australia
Reviewed 9 January 2016

If you are travelling to Varkala and want to escape the madness of the tourist trap that is the cliffs, you must stay here. You can easily walk to the cliffs but have the benefit of being in a quieter location to really unwind in. The beach is gorgeous and makes for great sunsets. The rooms are large and very...

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

Dear guest, Thank you for the Wonderful review , it's really well appreciated . . Thanks for praising our service and the food at our restaurant . . No need to regret for the short stay, you can enjoy your next holiday with us a longer stay, we are waiting for your arrival . . Warm regards, The Team Maadathil...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Excellent place - beautiful surroundings, very helpful and attentive staff. Aquiet and friendly atmosphere. Clean , good sized room. We were travelling with children and needed an extra bed, it was the only place in India where we got a proper bed. The best place we visited in India, highly recommended! Thank you!

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

Dear a guest, Thank you for choosing us for your holiday destination . . Thanks for the cute review . . Thanks for complimenting our location , helpful staff, quiet atmosphere, rooms , proper beds etc. . Thanks for praising our resort as " the best place you visited in India", We are looking forward to see you soon ....

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 4 January 2016

I stayed at Maadathil Cottages in November 2015. The place is beautifully located about 20 mins away from the main beach and therefore very quiet and peaceful. It is a great spot for relaxation. The bungalows are very clean and nicely decorated and the whole resort is kept up very well. There is a restaurant that serves delicous food and...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post a kind review about your experience got from the stay with Maadathil cottages. . It's really been happy to hear that you liked our calm and quiet location , neatness of our resort, amazing staff and their warm service etc, You found that our resort is a "great spot for...

Reviewed 28 December 2015

We have been to India a number of times but nothing prepared us for this holiday. We stayed at this location for our full 3 week break, we were met by all the owners as soon as we got out of our transfer from the airport, which was organised by the owners always good if you are not sure where...

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

Dear Victoria and Ian, Thank you so much for such an extremely beautiful review. . We too felt that you guys were one of our family members while you were here , thanks for such an amazing compliment . . Thank you for the kind words about our excellent location , great food, our staff and their warm service ....

cyprusjill
Reviewed 7 December 2015

Have just returned form two weeks travelling around Kerala. We wanted to spend the end of our holiday relaxing on a beach so chose Maadathil Cottages. Perfect choice..... the cottages are beautiful lots of hot water and even a fridge! Comfy beds, lovely bed linen and spotlessly clean. The food there is amazing everything is so fresh, cooked to order...

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

Dear guest, Thank you so much for taking your time to post such an extremely kind review about your recent stay at Maadathil cottages. . So happy to hear that you got a wonderful holidays in our cottages, .we hope that your expectations were met satisfactorily . . It was great that you enjoyed almost all our facilities and thanks...

Reviewed 6 December 2015

A quiet and friendly atmosphere. Nice walks to see the busier side of town or short walks to different beaches. Great food at their restaurant and all the staff were happy to go the extra mile to ensure a wonderful stay was had by all!

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

Dear Karen L, Thank you for the short and cute review about our hotel that you posted in TripAdvisor recently . . It's our pleasure to hear that you enjoyd your stay and our staff helped you much , our team members are always ready to help others and that's our proud too . . Once again thank you so...

Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 December 2015

A perfect beachside retreat to relax after the hustle and bustle of India……. Booked a 4 night stay here to round off our visit to Kerala. Having visited India a couple of times, the accommodation here is the nicest I’ve experienced. It is not only perfectly located far, far enough from the crowds but also within walking distance of the...

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

Dear Reviewer, Greetings from Maadathil cottages, Varkala. . Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel, we are delighted that we have lived up to your holiday expectations and feit happy that you enjoyed the stay. . Thank you for praising our location as the nicest you have experienced ever, Looking forward to the day when we welcome...

Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

I stayed here with my boyfriend for two nights and we absolutely loved it. The staff could not have been more friendly and helpful. The cottages were really clean and the views were stunning. Lovely hammocks and a swing too!! Breakfast was excellent. No bad points at all. The location is stunning. Excellent value for money and would most definitely...

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

Dear guest, Many thanks for choosing Maadathil cottages as your recent holiday destination. Thank you so much for your wonderful review, which speaks so highly of our location views . It's a real honor to learn that you are already contemplating a return...you will be welcomed with open arms! Warm Regards The Team Maadathil

Odessa, Ukraine
Reviewed 26 November 2015

The hotel is located right near the ocean, near the cliff with the most beautiful sunsets in the world might be seen every evening. All gyus in the hotel are so opened that became like family for me during the stay. Managers mr. Thayoob, mr. Afsell, mr. Muhajir, main cook chief mr. Adjii are all just totally awesome people. mr....

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

Dear guest, Many thanks for selecting Maadathil cottages as your recent holiday destination. Thank you also for your wonderful review, which speaks so highly of our facilities and services. Thanks for mentioning each names of our team members, will sure pass into them, they will be thrilled It's a real honor to learn that you are already contemplating a return...you...

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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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  • 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: €31 - €69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Chose the room with A/C - you will need it”
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“All the cottages are great, but D2 is set back further from the others if you want that little bit more privacy”
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“Worth considering one of the air conditioned cottages.”
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