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Akhil Beach Resort
Ranked #16 of 52 Hotels in Varkala
Manchester, United Kingdom
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“GREAT STAY HERE”
Reviewed 6 March 2011

Just returned from 2 wks stay in Varkala. Stayed at the Preeth for 13 nights and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The staff were excellent, always very polite and willing to help. [we spent a very interesting evening with them watching the India v England world cup cricket match, thank god we didn't lose!!].
We stayed in a non a/c cottage and found it to be quite comfortable, the ceiling fan worked well and there was an extractor fan in the bathroom that created a bit of a draft!!!
As mentioned in other reviews, the rooms are nothing special and maybe you could get the same standard on the cliff front for a cheaper price but you are paying for the pool and surrounding gardens, for us this made it worth every penny. If you use the beach and want sunbeds and umbrella you will pay 450rps for 2 people per day ..... and you don't have the luxury of cold drinks on tap!!
We would definatly stay here again on our inevitable return to Varkala!

  • Stayed March 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 3 March 2011

We stayed in Varkala for 3 months (my wife was working at the hospital and my kids were going to a great swedish school in town). We spent our first week at Preeth and then returned once or twice a week for the following months to swim. The rooms are ok and the people who work there are very friendly, but it feels a bit overpriced. The kids loved the pool and the area around the pool made it convenient for meeting up with others.

  • Stayed November 2010, travelled with family
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Reviewed 4 February 2011

Apart from a false start with a room that had not been cleaned we were very happy here. The place is ideal for little children who can be safe with a lovely clean pool. Beds were a little hard and room could do with a face-lift but management were fantastic and very helpful. Food can be delivered to the room and you have to try the Prawn Bryiani! This was a wonderful relaxing end of our trip and highly recommended.

  • Stayed January 2011, travelled with family
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Reviewed 18 January 2011

The hotel was lovely we had our own apartment which was very clean and quite with a nice balcony. The pool was also lovely clean and big with loungers and towls all provided. The best thing about Preeth resort however was the staff who went out of their way to help and accomodate us. In one case I had to catch a train from Kerala to Delhi and unfortaunatly could not get a ticket. When one of the staff saw that i was upset by this he got up at 4am the next morning and waited in the train station untill he secured a ticket for me and got me on a train. Amazing thank you so much.

  • Stayed August 2010, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 18 January 2011

We enjoyed our holidays couple days in akhil beach resort. Very helpful and nice behave all the staff except front office one staff.

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Property: Akhil Beach Resort
Address: Beach Road | Kurakanni, Varkala 695141, India
Region: India > Kerala > Thiruvananthapuram District > Varkala
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#5 Spa Hotel in Varkala
#7 Romantic Hotel in Varkala
#7 Family Hotel in Varkala
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): €
Hotel Class:3 star — Akhil Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 33
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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Akhil Beach Hotel Varkala
Preeth Beach Hotel

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