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    Clafouti Beach Resort

    Near Papanasam Cliff, Varkala 695141, India
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    Overview
    • Excellent34%
    • Very good37%
    • Average18%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible7%
    Travellers talk about
    “clafoutis” (76 reviews)
    “beauty salon” (4 reviews)
    “the cliff” (64 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Beachfront
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    Breakfast included
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    Non-Smoking Rooms
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 252 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    It's a nice resort with beautiful view.. rooms are clean and well maintained.. staffs are very friendly and welcoming.. And, the restaurant is simply awesome.. really loved the food.. Resort is on the cliff and the beach is at walkable distance

    Thank mathews j
    Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

    The place is really worth. Food is good & reasonble I booked the place on line at very abnormal rate reading as honeymoon villa & expected it to be great. But they failed in all that , there was nothing like honeymoon Villa & worst...More

    Thank Anoop Kumar M
    Reviewed 22 August 2017

    NOT RECOMMENDED .......UNSAFE......IRRESPONSIBLE......SHOULD BE CLOSED.....BLACKLIST THE HOTEL It has been my deepest sorrow to book Claufouti Beach Resort, Varkala, Kerala through Goibibo. I had booked 3 rooms for the stay there for 20.08.2017-21.08.2017. I had checked in the hotel alongwith my family including 3 kids...More

    9  Thank ankur j
    Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

    This was me and my family's second stay (first one was two years ago) at this resort and both times it was a wonderful experience. Our rooms were sea facing and the views of sunset from the rooms were spectacular. The highlight of the place...More

    2  Thank Sharks16
    Reviewed 23 July 2017

    During my recent trip to Southern India, a coworker booked this resort for us to stay at. The enticing idea of being at a beach front resort on a cliff sounds like an appealing and awesome adventure until you arrive and see the accommodations. The...More

    2  Thank Odessia B
    The Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram Varkala
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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
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    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Things to do
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    • Price range
    • US$ 25 - US$ 50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #7 Top resorts Hotel in Varkala
    • #8 Spa Hotel in Varkala
    • #8 Family Hotel in Varkala
    • #17 On the Beach Hotel in Varkala
    • Number of rooms
    • 20
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    • Location
    • India >
    • Kerala >
    • Thiruvananthapuram District >
    • Varkala
    • Also Known As
    • Clafouti Beach Hotel Varkala ,
    • Clafouti Beach Resort Varkala, Kerala
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    sharath r
    14 August 2017|
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    Response from BlueNaga | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, it's safe and conveniently located.
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    Prateek1986
    5 January 2017|
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    Response from abhijithbabu | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Yes it has sea view. Following are the good and bad things Good things 1. Sea View 2. Great food Bad things 1.Very bad bed, gave us back ache 2.Problem with hot water, took the plumber more than half an hour to resolve... More
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    Agniva D
    26 October 2016|
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    Response from Amen T | Reviewed this property |
    They accept Cards, about Airport transfers you may ask them to provide the same ATM should be about 2km away
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