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Odayam Beach Road, Varkala Town, Varkala 695141 India
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#17 of 171 in Varkala Town
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MINT INSIDE is within 2 minutes' walk of Odayam Beach, ayurvedic clinic, shops and beach restaurants. Guests can enjoy yoga classes, dolphin safari and surfing in the surrounding areas. There is a total 14 rooms included garden bungalows, LUX cottages, single & double rooms, sea view rooms and roof top restaurant. You will find a 24-hour front desk at the property, free parking, daily housekeeping service. Other facilities offered include luggage storage and a laundry. We look forward to having you as a guest of Mint Inside Hotel Varkala.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
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Non-smoking hotel
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Languages Spoken
English, Russian, Hindi
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Aparna C wrote a review Nov 2021
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The hotel has been rated 4 star but has no amenities of a 4 star hotel. We stayed in Garden View Rooms which was priced at Rs 3100 per night for a twin bedroom. Very poorly maintained property with lots of insects and mosquitoes at night. The bathrooms were stinking. Not recommended for families.
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Date of stay: November 2021
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Dennis M wrote a review Nov 2021
Kochi (Cochin), India3 contributions
It was really great! The room, personnel and breakfast were beyond any belief! Seaview rooms gave a perfect picturesque view on the beach and sea. The sea itself is within 5 minutes walking. The personnel is very friendly and hospitable.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Trisha C wrote a review Nov 2021
Mumbai, India57 contributions13 helpful votes
Stayed here for little over 2 weeks and the word hospitality took on a new meaning for me! Kunji and team made my stay memorable to another degree. They promised me that when I left Varkala my memories would be 'sticky' and surely that's the case. I stayed in the sea facing room on the 1st floor which was decorated mostly in white (my favourite). The entire place has a simplistic yet elegant vibe about it. I could constantly hear the ocean even though the doors and windows were closed. I used to sit on the balcony and have my cup of coffee in the morning and just that experience would relax me for the entire day. Kukku the chef made yummy breakfast every morning (total English style - :D ). They arranged a bike for me so I could visit the cliffs and beaches whenever I wanted. This place is also super close to the beach (like I said I could hear the ocean throughout). Just the vibe of this place is surreal and I would recommend that you definitely visit Mint Inside just to experience the tranquility of the place and the hospitality of the staff. The only reason I rated this 4 stars as I feel they need to improve the washroom and overall cleanliness but that's only because I'm an OCD freak. Point to note - they took care of my concerns the moment I highlighted them. In summary, visit and enjoy your experience at Mint Inside. It's a guarantee you will love it! #grateful #happy #customer
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled
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Familien Hannesbo wrote a review Mar 2020
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Fantastic hotel - perfect and very clean bungalows, lovely garden. Fantastic atmosphere - sweet Og very professional staff. We loved the place. Perfect place for couples - best breakfast in Varkala XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled
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Henry S wrote a review Feb 2020
Antwerp, Belgium9 contributions2 helpful votes
I booked this hotel by using google maps and the hotel pictures. I am certainty NOT disappointed!!!! The rooms are spacious and with a minimalistic decoration, near the beach, near the promenades with shops. The staff was expeditious and efficient, well done!!!! Some tips for the future travelers, the bedrooms with see view are equipped with AC, the breakfast start at 9:00 but they are quite quick on bringing your order. If you can’t stand Arab chants inviting to the mosquee I suggest you a room with Air-conditioning :)
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled
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kelvin wrote a review Jan 2020
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I traveled to India, settled in different hotels. In this hotel I did not like the price-quality ratio, in the photo the room seems large and bright, but unfortunately the room was very small, it smelled of damp and not light enough. For that kind of money, I could find a room many times better than this. I do not recommend this hotel!
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled
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FoodieRambler wrote a review Dec 2019
Gothenburg, Sweden309 contributions120 helpful votes
Small room, but new and fresh. When showering, you wet the small bathroom as the shower is placed in the middle of the bathroom without drapery. Breakfast is served between 9-11 which is a little too late for us. The room was not cleaned during the two days we stayed here. No beach towels to borrow. 3 minutes walk to Odayam beach where you can rent umbrellas making 200Rs (2.5EUR) per day. Cozy beach with little people. What we liked: - Everything is clean and new - The hammock outside - Good bathroom lighting (a common lack of many places) What could be better: - Extra towel to put on the wet bathroom floor - Better information on arrival - In-room safe - Mote tentative service (Delux sea view room)
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled
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Christian T wrote a review Oct 2019
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We have spent 4 nights in a garden bungalow which was very nice. The staff was very friendly and helpful and the famous north cliff with a lot of bars and restaurants is a 20 minute walk away (or you take a tuk tuk). From the rooftop restaurant you have a nice view above the ocean and the food served was very delicious. But you really have to be patient since it takes a lot of time till the meals - also the breakfast - are cooked, although the hotel was not crowded. We missed a bit the small things that make your stay comfortable: there are no glases in the room, no kettle to make a coffee etc. All in all it was nice stay and for the price we've paid (during low season) it was worth the money.
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Travelled
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Diana S wrote a review Sep 2019
Shanghai, China10 contributions9 helpful votes
Mint Inside is a great place to stay and compared to the many places we have traveled to in India it is well above the Indian standard. Its location is perfect for a relaxing holiday, we booked the rooms with sea view and spent a great amount of time on the balcony listening to the waves. The rooms are newly renovated, comfortable, very clean and well maintained. As we gathered all our guests and families a few days prior to our wedding, their service has been beyond amazing. A good example is our first day: my friend rented a Royal Enfield motorcycle and as we were waiting for the rental place to deliver to the hotel we actually wanted to leave for Varkala Cliff. So Kunji, the manager, offered his personal scooter just so we could go explore the town a little earlier. Generally speaking, no wish was left unfulfilled and they went the extra mile to accommodate us at all times. Our special thanks goes to Kunji, Sahad and Sasha, who runs the restaurant Boban & Molly, I will write a separate review for this one. Thank you so much for making our stay so special!
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Room Tip: Choose the upper sea view rooms, one can hear the sound of the waves and have a fantastic view.
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Garima wrote a review Jul 2019
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We stayed there for one night & really liked the place. Fortunately, got the beach facing room so the view was amazing from the balcony. They offered a very delicious breakfast. Would love to go there again. The only concern is that it is little bit far from the cliff beach but we had a scooty so that was okay for us.
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Date of stay: September 2018
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PRICE RANGE
$23 - $52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
IndiaKeralaThiruvananthapuram DistrictVarkalaVarkala Town
NUMBER OF ROOMS
14
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Frequently Asked Questions about Mint Inside Beach Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Mint Inside Beach Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Varkala Cliff (1.8 km), Varkala Beach (2.3 km), and Janardhana Swami Temple (2.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Mint Inside Beach Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Mint Inside Beach Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Mint Inside Beach Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Mint Inside Beach Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include InDa Cafe, Darjeeling Cafe, and Clafouti.
Does Mint Inside Beach Hotel have airport transportation?
Yes, Mint Inside Beach Hotel offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are pets allowed at Mint Inside Beach Hotel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Mint Inside Beach Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Russian, and Hindi.
Are there any historical sites close to Mint Inside Beach Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Sivagiri (4.4 km).