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Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

It's a rare opportunity to stay in a beautiful heritage home, one that is impeccably maintained with all the original furniture beautifully maintained. Breakfast is delicious and wholesome, and usually comes with a history of the beautiful home from the charming owner himself. The rooms are clean, spacious and comfortable, very well priced for everything you get. This is an...

Thank DBashani
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

We arrived very late at night and Roy the host was very accommodating with our late arrival. Unfortunately the rooms were not worth anywhere near the 5000 and 6000 rupees that we were charged. They were very very basic, lacked any heritage character at all. We had 3 double rooms and only 1 bottle of water per double was provided....

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Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

This place is much cosier and quirkier than it sounds in its Trip Advisor description! The rooms are cool and tasteful - we had our best night's sleep in India in them. The interior of the home is filled with antiques, all with a different story. The garden around the house provides a tranquil setting despite being in a great...

Thank Amelia K
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 13 December 2015

My husband, myself and a friend stayed here for two nights in November 2015 and had the best time. We immediately felt right at home. The owner, Roy, arranged for a cab to meet us at the airport, which was very helpful. Upon arrival at the house, we were greeted with chai and Indian sweets. The house is conveniently located...

Thank MoonScout
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 28 November 2015

The owner Roy makes this place. His helpfulness goes beyond expectations. A tour of his small garden and orchids is a plus if you like plants. Room is cozy though wifi and electricity cut off several times. Furnishings in common space are beautiful. Breakfast changes everyday and is fresh and tasty.

Thank Jennifer M
Mumbai, India
Reviewed 5 April 2015

The staff at this guesthouse was incredibly nice and helpful, as was the owner. The rooms were spacious but could have been better for the price. The breakfast was not good and I would recommend maybe eating elsewhere if you're staying here. There was free wi-fi in the rooms which was great, but we did have to keep asking the...

Thank kim2482
Southport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 March 2015

Colonel Roy and his staff made us so welcome to his bungalow, in spite of the 5am arrival ! The rooms are spacious and have some fine antique furniture. Air conditioning is available if required. I found the bed a little hard for my liking, but got use to it. The home cooking is a must do. Roy was especially...

Thank Dale W
Herefordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2015

The owner, Roy, and his staff are warm and welcoming. Molly's cooking is delicious and Anil is eager to please. The heritage house is very interesting and comfortable. It is situated in a great position for exploring and shopping.Our stay was short, very sweet and most memorable. I would love to stay longer next time as it's completely charming.

Thank SMJH234
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 February 2015

Staying with Colonel Roy in his lovely home was such a highlight for us. Make sure you take time to have a home-cooked dinner with him and get him to tell you one of his terrific stories. Great host and excellent experience. Forget the bland hotel, and book a few nights here.

Thank trraveller97
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 26 January 2015

Colonel Roy was an awesome host. Anil, Molly and Roy made our stay so peaceful and introduced us to a side of Trivandrum we weren't aware of. The food was amazing and Roy's garden full of orchids was so beautiful. Thanks Roy! We'll be back.

Thank Emily S

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Originally built in the Indosarcenic style, now tastefully restored to reproduce the high living characteristic of the times of the Raj and later, exudes the Old World charm across five thousand squire feet with generous veranda and lush green garden. The suites are spacious, have antique rosewood furniture, bathrooms with state of the art fittings, broadband internet, cable TV, same day laundry, air conditioner and stocked refrigerator. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Varikatt Heritage

Address: Punnen Road, Trivandrum 695001, India
Region: India > Kerala > Trivandrum
Price Range: ₹ 3,608 - ₹ 4,765 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Varikatt Heritage Trivandrum, Kerala
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“All rooms very similar. Inside room slightly quieter.”
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“The corner room with a front study is very charming.”
 of 5 bubbles mowgliguru, 11 May 2013 | Read review
“Bad rooms and the rooms on the left side leak and the loft is home to many rats. Photos coming soon!!!”
 of 5 bubbles Georget20blr, 9 May 2012 | Read review
“Well, the owner thinks a room can be flexibly called a suite, so be careful and ready to pay extra if you want a real suite. Also, one of the two suite has no window at all(!)”
 of 5 bubbles PierreChristen, 26 Feb 2012 | Read review
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