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Papanasam, Kurakkanni, Varkala 695141 India See on map
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Lovely room, great location near the cliff. Excellent cooking class - we learned to cook thali. Good taxi from the airport. Sujeeta and her mother Saroja are friendly, helpful hosts. The Raj Palace is a family business and felt safe and secure.

Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed 16 September 2018

I spent at Raj Palace 27 days in August 2018 and it was beyond me expectations! Moving out from a near by ashram where I was doing my yoga teacher's training I felt like in a 5* hotel. No exaggeration. The family is very friendly...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

I cannot tell many good words about Raj Palace. PLUS: terrace and location MINUS: - AC not working, - water in bathroom very wird (you can use only cold or only hot water - it is not possible to use together) - we were pressed...More

Date of stay: January 2018
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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

We arrived to be greeted by the Grandma of the family. She showed us to the room and said her daughter would come. We waited 40 mins before going out. The location is excellent on north cliff. Room is basic, fan is good. No hot...More

Date of stay: January 2018
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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Raja palace is perfectly situated, a mere 30 sec walk from the top of the north cliff. That's a huge bonus coz varkala is all about the north cliff and all the sights and sounds you would want to experience in varkala are situated here....More

Date of stay: December 2016
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US$14 - US$38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
India > Kerala > Thiruvananthapuram District > Varkala
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Family Rooms
Price range
US$14 - US$38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
India > Kerala > Thiruvananthapuram District > Varkala
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"Ground floor rooms v quiet"
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"Corner rooms have more windows meaning more light. Recommend first floor to have more privacy and a view..."
16 Sep 2018
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"All downstairs rooms face towards the front and a small path that has some pedestrian beach traffic. Good..."
20 Oct 2014
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"Rooms on the first floor have the best beds!"
19 Jan 2014
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