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    Kaiya House

    Kaiya House,, Varkala 695141, India
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    • Excellent95%
    • Very good4%
    • Average1%
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    “roof terrace” (30 reviews)
    “other guests” (38 reviews)
    “walking tour” (13 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
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    11 - 15 of 349 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Staying at Kaiya House was one of the best parts of our whole trip to India, I can’t recommend it enough. Debra is amazing, she’s so welcoming and will give you great recommendations on things to do in Varkala. Also, her great network of contacts...More

    Thank samanthak003
    Response from KaiyaHouse, Manager at Kaiya HouseResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you so much...and I love my little pink plate, so thoughtful and a warm reminder for me of your stay. So lovely to meet both of you and look forward to seeing you again one day either here or in London. The story of...More

    Reviewed 5 weeks ago

    We had such a lovely time at Debra's wonderful residence. The breakfasts on the roof (with some lovely fresh juice), the personal guided tour, the recommendations, the local dinner with the cow in the garden! It was all so amazing. Nothing is too much for...More

    Thank jessicab19882017
    Response from KaiyaHouse, Manager at Kaiya HouseResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you so much for taking time to give us such a lovely review. Happy you got to experience the ferry, something I've yet to do myself but I've heard it's lovely. I wish you continued fabulous adventures and hope we meet again.

    Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

    There is nothing we can say that hasn’t already been written in the countless glowing reviews below. Without Debra and her wonderful home, friends and family that she willingly shares with her guests, Kerala would not hold nearly as special a place in our hearts....More

    Thank Louis M
    Response from KaiyaHouse, Manager at Kaiya HouseResponded 19 October 2017

    Than you so much! It was fabulous to meet you and absolutely loved that day by day your extended your stay. The laughter factor was quite high! Hope your having a marvellous adventure for the rest of your journey! And really hope we meet again.

    Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

    Kaiya House itself is a beautiful building with one floor of themed rooms and an airy, spacious rooftop terrace. The entire house is kept immaculately clean and one truly feels as though they are staying in their own home. This is no coincidence though. Kaiya...More

    Thank Alexander A
    Response from KaiyaHouse, Manager at Kaiya HouseResponded 19 October 2017

    Thank you so much for your lovely words. It was lovely to meet both of you and so pleased you had a great adventure. Hope we meet again! And so happy you made it to the snake boat races!

    Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

    If you want to get a genuine Kerala experience, Deb and her friends at Kaiya House will look after you. Loved the trip to the beach fish markets and the boat ride to the island temple. The walk along the cliff and beaches was special...More

    Thank Paul L
    Response from KaiyaHouse, Manager at Kaiya HouseResponded 5 October 2017

    Thank you so much for your review. It was so lovely to meet you and really happy you enjoyed your stay and day trips. Hope to see you again one day.

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    • Breakfast included
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    • Kerala >
    • Thiruvananthapuram District >
    • Varkala
    • Also Known As
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    Ouseph M
    14 December 2016|
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    Response from KaiyaHouse | Property representative |
    There are loads of New Year's celebrations all around Kerala.
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    Hazel T
    21 August 2016|
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    Response from tradergirl | Reviewed this property |
    I would echo the other answers - bikinis are really for tourist beaches. The sacred beach is not the place! Modesty still prevails in much of India... and why not? I was there December - April and the monsoons were about... More
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    Nilanthi P
    1 August 2016|
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    Response from dodge | Reviewed this property |
    No it does not have private beach access but to my knowledge nowhere does. It's a ten minute walk to the public beach. However you will not be disappointed staying here. Deborah & her team are the best.
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    "All the rooms are individually decorated and you will not be disappointed."
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    "We loved the Indian room!"
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    "Excellent help and service, Good location, Reasonably Priced"
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    "All rooms are very differently themed, check them out 👍 I love the Indian one"
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