We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Magnolia Guesthouse

Orbitz.comUS$21*
View Deal
11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Lock in the lowest price from our partners
View Deal
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 6 more sites!
Professional photos
Magnolia Guesthouse
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

88 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for Magnolia Guesthouse
See the most recent reviews
Showing 65: English reviews
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...

 Report
Helpful?
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...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank vipinfreakout
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...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Harry s
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 June 2013

Magnolia Guesthouse is a nice place to stay and the amenities you required are not far . The rooms of the guesthouse have a spacious feel and free wireless internet access is available. Magnolia Guesthouse is run by Swedish family and they are very welcoming and friendly and gives us very special tips about where to visit and stuff.Overall we...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Jalpesh P
Richmond, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 June 2013

When we entered Magnolia Guesthouse we felt an atmosphere of peace & serenity. We spent 5 days at this lovely place and are already planning next year's visit. The room we had was large and airy and exceptionally clean.The service provided by Lillemor,The Swedish host was exceptinal as well.She really knew the magic of looking after this beautiful guesthouse. The...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Deero v
Twickenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 June 2013

We went to Magnolia Guesthouse in Varkala for my honeymoon and trust me it was wonderful. we stayed there for 6 days which wasn't enough. could just not get enough of the place. This guesthouse is by far one of the most wonderful places I have ever stayed at. It's located near the beautiful Odayam Beach or famously kown as...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank alex x
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 June 2013

i stayed in this woderful,lovely beautiful guesthouse for 2 weeks.I have to admit that i stayed in places like caracus,sydney,capetown etc,and i rate Magnolia Guesthouse among them.The atmosphere of the whole guesthouse revitalised me.The owner has a dog called Ramsey and they allowed me to take him for my morning walks,which was so so nice.Over all a fabulous place.c u...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank jimS368
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 June 2013

I spent a most enjoyable two weeks at the magnolia guesthouse. Good sevrice friendly staff and great location ,good value from money Iwould stay here again if iwent back to varkala The cliff is such a beatiful place to stay with its breathtaking sunset and sunrices

 Report
Helpful?
Thank thasimkutty H
Reviewed 16 June 2013

I stayed here a few months ago with my girlfriend. Such a nice atmosphere and great service. If you are after good value for money and great sea views come here! Would definitely recommend to all types.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank kurban123
Reviewed 15 June 2013

incredible value for money.excellent service. I highly recommend Magnolia Guesthouse. watching Sun set from our room veranda was the real highlight of our holiday and hopes to go back either next year or year after.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank kingfisher1011

73 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (13)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (5)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (1)
Viewed
View from Room (2)
Viewed
Room/Suite (1)
Viewed
Other (4)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (60)
Viewed
Room/Suite (5)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (11)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (4)
Viewed
View from Room (2)
Viewed
Other (38)
11/06/2017 12/06/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Varkala hotels
0.7 km away
WoodHouse Beach Resort
WoodHouse Beach Resort
#17 of 50 in Varkala
141 reviews
1.3 km away
Kshetra Beach Resorts
Kshetra Beach Resorts
#21 of 50 in Varkala
142 reviews
2.1 km away
Varkala Marine Palace
Varkala Marine Palace
#5 of 50 in Varkala
377 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.0 km away
Savithri Inn
Savithri Inn
#19 of 50 in Varkala
87 reviews
1.6 km away
Sunview Beach Resort
Sunview Beach Resort
#18 of 50 in Varkala
30 reviews
0.2 km away
Blue Water Beach Resort
Blue Water Beach Resort
#12 of 50 in Varkala
309 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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 > Thiruvananthapuram District > Varkala
Price Range: €15 - €48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Magnolia Guesthouse 3*
Number of rooms: 6
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotels.com, Hotwire, Travelocity, Orbitz, HostelWorld, Expedia, Cancelon and TripOnline SA so you can book your Magnolia Guesthouse reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Hotel Style:
#5 Best Value Hotel in Varkala
#17 On the Beach Hotel in Varkala
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Magnolia Guesthouse staff and other travellers.
2 questions
Ask a question
Mullumbimby

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Magnolia Guesthouse staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“perfect for business atmosphere”
arunimashankar, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“some rooms have sea views”
fineline52, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Family bungalows at front have best views and are the nicest 2 rooms do not have a fridge”
suziirish, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a room facing the seaside.”
juhap61, 3 Jan 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms seem to be great for ocean viewing.”
LuiseG_12, 2 Jul 2015 | Read review
5 of 5
Orbitz.com
US$21* /night
View Deal
Booking.comUS$22
Hotels.comUS$21
Hotwire.comUS$21
View all 8 deals
*Disclaimer
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates