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Augsburg, Germany
Reviewed 5 November 2014

This is a very beautiful, neat place...small Paradise :) The houses are very clean and comfortable. Big bed, clean linen, huge bathroom. In the room a lot of places, I even did each morning a yoga. And that itself is amazing, there are almost no mosquitoes. In the yard there is a well, water can even drink it pure. Walk...

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Reviewed 29 October 2014

The Magnolia Guesthouse resort was a goog find. The rooms were very comfortable with. The service was amazing. The staffs were dedicated to make our stay great. Great walk along the coast from the resort to the Cliff. Had a great two days and would love to come back here!...

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Pune
Reviewed 27 October 2014

We had a lovely week's stay at Lillemore's bungalow (the family villa with 2 bedrooms and a small kitchenette). The set up was perfect for us – two adults and 2 small kids. The property was modest, clean and the attractive scandinavian design and finish made it very cosy. The location is nicely set apart from Varkala cliff, however it was...

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Rhyl, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 May 2014

The rooms are in detached bungalows set in a lovely garden. The sea is a two or three minutes walk away where there is a beach and two restaurants, where you could get meals as well as tea and coffee and snacks. Because of the elevated position there was nearly always a welcome cooling breeze, which with the fan, meant...

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Varkala, India
Reviewed 5 January 2014

Magnolia is a really nice place, friendly staff and clean rooms. Cosy green athmosphere around the houses. It was really nice to play beachvolley and I love the volleyball culture in Kerala. Hope to go back again, soon.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 29 December 2013

A beautiful place, house and environment. The kind lady from Sweden and compagnon from India are verry kind, helpful and peaceful! The garden with so many beautiful trees, plants and flowers is a oase of peace and silence. The sea is great to swim in and play with the waves. You can walk for hours and enjoy pure nature. We...

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Wrocław
Reviewed 28 December 2013

We choosed this guesthouse based on good reviews on trip advisor and we were not dissapointed. If you are a person that like partying, shopping or simply be surrounded by people then I would rather recommend you to find hotel on the cliff, but if you are looking for a peaceful romantic place with beautiful scenery, where you can relax...

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Gothenburg, Sweden
Reviewed 22 December 2013

This place is simple, clean and situated perfectly just off the best beach of Varkala. Lillemor is charming and helpful and shares her deep knowledge of the area. It's not a Hilton, but definitly price worthy. Odayam is simply beautiful, the people really nice and blissfully relaxed. The nearby mosque is sending out its prayers a bit loudly perhaps, but...

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1Thank Thomas A
Reviewed 13 November 2013

In the beginning, we actually planned to stay somewhere near varkala cliff but due to some reasons one wonderful rickshaw driver took us to this fabulous place called magnolia guest house,what a wonderful plan it turn out to be. Because magnolia guest house gave us comfort,peace and an excellent value for money. Definitely visit there again and a very nice...

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Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 June 2013

If you're ever in the Varkala area and are needing a nice place to stay, this is seriously the one to choose. The host Lillemor is fantastic. we arrived at around 9 30pm on a saturday night after a long plane journey, but we were met on arrival by Lillemor and she instantly put our worrying minds to rest and...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Magnolia Guest House is a little paradise in Varkala, Kerala. Magnolia has beautiful view over Indian Ocean. From Magnolia, there is only 3 minutes walk to a number of beautiful and romantic beaches which provides privacy and happy times. 10 minutes walk away from Magnolia is the Varkala North Cliff and the main beach where you can enjoy the thrills and pills of various restaurants, shopping or a game of beach football or volleyball. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Magnolia Guesthouse

Address: Odayam Beach Road | Odayam, Varkala 695141, India
Region: India > Kerala > Varkala
Price Range: €37 - €72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Magnolia Guesthouse 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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#12 On the Beach Hotel in Varkala
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“Family bungalows at front have best views and are the nicest 2 rooms do not have a fridge”
 of 5 bubbles suziirish, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a room facing the seaside.”
 of 5 bubbles juhap61, 3 Jan 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms seem to be great for ocean viewing.”
 of 5 bubbles LuiseG_12, 2 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Not all rooms have ocean view, so try to reserve one. Some rooms have connecting doors for families.”
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 of 5 bubbles billinudgel, 26 Jun 2015 | Read review
“For the best views choose a room facing the sea.”
 of 5 bubbles Houseswapper, 18 May 2014 | Read review
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