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Mummy Bamboo House

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Very good location - and very good value for money! Rooms are small, but one only sleeps there anyway! There are rooms on the botton floor with outdorr seating 'terraces', and on second floor theer are a couple of rooms with balconies. This was my second stay at Mummys, and I'll definately come back!

1Thank Magnus H
Uppsala, Sweden
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed 4 nights in a fan room on the second floor. Loved my balcony and hammock. The hot water didn't work the first two days for some reason, but the last two days. At the end off the north cliff, with a perfect location just a few steps to some off the stairs leading down to the beach and the...

Thank Ida L
Stuttgart, Germany
Reviewed 16 January 2017

The rooms are cheap, simple, nice and clean. I spent 3 nights in this homestay and enjoyed sitting on the veranda. It is located 2 minutes walk from the cliff, which is perfect to reach everything. The hosts are very friendly and I had lots of good chats with them!

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Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Came here aftr reading gud reviews.had booked through travel guru.as soon as we reached the manager(maybe) shouted at us as to how we landed up without reservation.had to call up travel agent and they sorted the thing out in an instant.bad reception n felt humiliated.

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Paris, Île-de-France, France
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

We had a bad first experience in another hotel in Varkala before going there but this place made us feel better. It's very near the shore, where everything happens, very near the beach as well. It's clean and simple, not completely quiet but still quite calm. The owner is nice and arranging. All in all, it's a good address with...

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Varkala, India
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Mummy Bamboo was the first place I bumped into after escaping from an annoying commission tuk-tuk driver and it was a great stroke of luck. I paid 500R for a clean modern room with a fab en suite with piping hot shower. Attractive balcony with hammock and efficient wifi. Sandeep was very friendly where nothing was too much trouble. My...

1Thank markph1965
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 14 April 2016

First of all, Thanks to Altaf for referring to this place. We came from Vatakanal to Varkala at 8:30 at night. Met Aunty who treated us like her own children. Very friendly. The place is peaceful and hardly 20 mtrs walk from cliff beach of Varkala. Over all mast.. chill..

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

Accommodation was great , though we stayed next door as mummy bamboo was full. We did the cooking class with mummy bamboo was the best we had while in Kerala I would recommend the facilities here and would certainly stay there on my next trip

Thank lynleyn15
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 23 March 2016

We really enjoyed our time at Mummys Bamboo House. We stayed there for 10 days and would have loved to stay longer with Rani and her family. She is a very kind and friendly host. The room was clean, the bathroom was good, a hammok on the balcony, what do you want more? We will definately come back!

Thank Eva N
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Very clean and beautiful rooms, the whole building is very well maintained. Wifi, hot water, room cleaning, drinking water supplied to the room, good beds. Upper rooms w/o AC but lots of windows, so at night nice and well aired. Great for single traveling ladies also, very safe. Seconds from the cliff, yet very quite and peaceful. Great upper rooms...

1Thank lala2436

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Mummy Bamboo House is set back from the popular North Cliff at Varkala, which is a minute’s walk away. The hotel offers good accommodation – and food - at reasonable prices. It is also quiet.The hotel has been built in the traditional Keralan manner and has seven comfortable en suite double bedrooms, four of which are at ground level and three are upstairs, each with its own balcony and hammock ... more   less 

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Address: Cliff Papanasam | Kurakkanni, Varkala 695141, India
Region: India > Kerala > Thiruvananthapuram District > Varkala
Price Range: ₹ 904 - ₹ 969 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“The rooms are split on two floors, if you are in a group ask for the rooms on a single floor if need be.”
Sonal251, 6 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Go for a hammock and air conditioning. The air conditioning units are new and silent, and if it happens to be unseasonably hot and humid, you'll really appreciate them when you sleep at night.”
Teaceratops, 20 Apr 2014 | Read review
“Choose a room facing the front. Maybe a bit livelier there, but the ground floor rooms have seating space outside, and the upper rooms have hammocks. Nice to sit/lie there and read.”
343magnush, 26 Mar 2014 | Read review
“she has a sister who runs another hotel right next door, so request for rooms if theis place is fully booked”
KCezan, 6 Sep 2013 | Read review
“The 1st floor rooms have private balcony, but i love the ground floor front room with the hammocks and chairs.”
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S0hni, 21 Aug 2013 | Read review
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