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K R House

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Reviewed 19 January 2017

I have been coming back to KR House every winter for the past eight years, spending a month or more every time. This is an unbeatable choice for those seeking a longer stay without breaking the bank. For a very reasonable price you get a highly picturesque and peaceful location, basic but spotlessly clean rooms with ceiling fans or AC...

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Kalundborg, Denmark
Reviewed 22 February 2016

The sunset from KR is fine. The location is good. South Cliff is a nice peaceful area. Next time we will choose another guesthouse, there are plenty of others to choose from. The owner strives to be helpful and provide everything. When our AirCon broke down it was immediately repaired. But we've never been in a place where you had...

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Thank fruBagindien
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 January 2016

I spent 10 days here and it was heavenly, the owner is attentive but not intrusive. The garden ends overlooking the beach with a view to die for. The room was well equipped and well serviced, all the local restaurants are worth going to with a good variety of styles. Mr Ramchandra is a good host.

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Thank SteveSmith1955
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

This place is a wonderful peaceful haven where you can escape the hustle and bustle of India! If you want to stay in Varkala but don't fancy the busy back-packer hub of North Cliff then you should definitely stay here. At K R house you have a wonderfully relaxed environment with a perfect view of the sea. You can sit...

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Thank Rachel E
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 June 2015

We ended up staying here for a week as opposed to 3 days. Very calm place on the South cliff. Beautiful view of the sea from the garden with steps down to a lovely much quieter beach than the main one at North cliff. The owner is amazingly strict in an almost comedy way about his rules but if you...

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stockholm
Reviewed 4 February 2015

A wonderful place with a peaceful location on the South Cliff. The rooms are simple but super clean and well maintained with mosquito nets. The manager may at first seem rather uptight but is a kind hearted man; also it is much thanks to his rules that the place is as nice and tidy and safe as it is. As...

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Thank nuura
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Reviewed 10 December 2014

I love the location with its private beach access and 15 minutes walk to the center where all the local restaurants are. there is not restaurant here but one next door. The manager can be a pain with his rules so my advise is: check in and give him all the info he needs on day one so he is...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2014 via mobile

KR guesthouse is in a lovely spot. A 10 walk to the beach, 15 to north cliff. Or a 3 min walk down some steps to the private beach at the end if the garden. The rooms are spacious and clean. Wifi available and the owner very helpful in showing us shortcuts, the train station and giving us auto rickshaw...

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Penarth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2014

I paid 500R for an extremely clean room with attached bathroom and mosquito net. The sheets and pillowcases were clean and unstained. Having stayed a week I noticed that curtains and mozzie nets are washed regularly. The hotel has a lovely garden on the cliff edge with cane beds and chairs under shade. There are stairs down to the almost...

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Thank Meriyn
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 August 2013

KR House is a good budget homestay. There is a 'private' beach with steps down the cliff from the hotel. KR house claims to be a "luxury boutique residency" - although the views are incredible and the location serene, the room itself isn't great. There were several electrical problems when we arrived and the bed was hilariously uncomfy. There was...

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Address: Varkala 695141, India
Region: India > Kerala > Thiruvananthapuram District > Varkala
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K R House Varkala, Kerala
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“Rooms 11 and 12 are in a smaller bungalow nearest to the edge of the cliff.”
, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“best view from top floor. Best facilities in front building.”
fruBagindien, 22 Feb 2016 | Read review
“the rooms in the outside bungalow on the ground floor are way better but a bit more expensive”
GinoandJulia, 10 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Depends whether you want a balcony as well as the garden”
Meriyn, 20 Mar 2014 | Read review
“Some of the rooms seem to have kitchens for longer stays.”
vanessa_the_van, 6 May 2012 | Read review
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