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Keratheeram

Beach Road Kurakkanni, Varkala Town, Varkala 695141 India
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#3 of 37 guest houses in Varkala Town
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"Keratheeram" is a very special guest house with its architecture alined with nature and thinking of your comfort. Cleanness and your comfort is our top priority. Come and visit us for a few stolen days from paradise in a friendly environment! During the day, you can benefit from our green garden, by resting on one hammock, reading your book, drinking your smoothies and and when it is the season, you can eat some good fruits from the trees :) Also we are growing our own tomatoes, green salads and parsley. Other than our garden, we have a roof top terrace where you can sit and relax in front of the ocean view. We tried to create a relaxing place with lots of books in many international languages, a good music and couple of board games for fun.t's a place where you can socialize with other people and make friends from all over the world. Also in the sunrises and sunsets, you can do your daily Yoga routine.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast available
Canoeing
Billiards
Indoor play area for children
Airport transportation
Baggage storage
Wifi
Breakfast in the room
Snack bar
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Concierge
Mosquito net
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
24-hour front desk
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Air conditioning
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English, Hindi, Italian, Turkish
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iFlex wrote a review Jul 2022
New Delhi, India218 contributions102 helpful votes
A small, family-run lodge right at the Varkala Cliff. I stayed here in June 2022. If coming by taxi/car, leave the car at helipad parking and come here on foot. There is an approach road through narrow streets with potholes in monsoon, better avoid. Room and the attached toilet were neat. Speed of WiFi is acceptable. Inexpensive, yet I have no complaints. I really enjoyed my stay here; would love to come back here again :-)
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Date of stay: June 2022
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Kerri I wrote a review Dec 2019
Ottawa, Canada117 contributions7 helpful votes
We stayed at Keratheeram for 11 nights. The rooms were small but there was a nice balcony outside each room. The location is great- very close to the restaurants and shops and the beach. The owners and staff were very nice. The rooms were clean when we arrived and then cleaned only once more during our stay. This was disappointing as they could have used another cleaning. The rooftop patio is a great place to relax- although this area too could use a more thorough cleaning. There is water available for guests to refill their water bottle. The owners and staff were friendly and polite but I would have been grateful if they’d offered more specific insight and suggestions.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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Meli wrote a review Nov 2019
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Staying at Keratheeram was a pleasure. It is a lovely place and the owners as well as the staff are also great people. Clean rooms, free filtered water, a fantastic roof top terrace, great location and good vibe...this accommodation has everything you are searching for. Near the cliff in Varkala, real value for money and safe.
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Date of stay: November 2019
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Room Tip: quiet place, centrally located, great staff
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Rebecca A wrote a review Sept 2018
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The hotel is great value for money. We stayed for 2 nights and since leaving, I wish we'd stayed longer! It is located close to the beach and near some really lovely and inexpensive restaurants. There are tons of brilliant yoga classes nearby. The restaurants and yoga classes were both recommended by the owner who we found to be really honest and helpful.
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Date of stay: September 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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wanderer_manu wrote a review Aug 2018
India294 contributions89 helpful votes
Visited this place in off season for a short trip. They have nice clean room just next to the cliff. Staff is courteous and provide all the help in terms of places to go arranging transfer. The price they charge for location is supper good though I went in off season. Not sure about the main season. Only trouble can be locating the place. We reached in night and Google map goofed up
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Date of stay: September 2017Trip type: Travelled solo
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phutusingh wrote a review May 2018
Mumbai, India179 contributions8 helpful votes
Stayed here last year. The rooms are small but feels nice. The owners are nice foreign couple, gave us water as many time as we asked. The place is 2 minutes away from the cliff. They have a nice seating area on the terrace. You are given the room keys so you don't have to disturb them again and again. Total worth of your money.
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Date of stay: June 2017
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CB1408 wrote a review Mar 2018
London153 contributions48 helpful votes
This is well located near the North Varkala cliff. The room was clean and simple with hot water and a mosquito net. It was really hot when I stayed in Varkala but the fan and shutters etc kept room really cool. Hammock on the balcony if you choose to use it and a chill out roof top.Wi fi and water cooler to reduce plastic and have water whenever you need. Nice people managing it.
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Date of stay: February 2018
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Trip type: Travelled solo
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Eleonora T wrote a review Mar 2018
Barcelona, Spain38 contributions12 helpful votes
We spent 10 days at Kheratheeram and we could have spent at least 10 more. The place is super clean, the couple who runs it adorable, and they cook good food, especially italian. They have a gorgeous terrace where you can chill, practice yoga and read.
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Date of stay: November 2017
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Responded 4 Mar 2018
Thanks Eleonora, looking forward to your next stop around here! Ciaoo
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Kjelle234 wrote a review Mar 2018
Stockholm, Sweden34 contributions30 helpful votes
A simple but very nice stay! The room are simple but they have a exterior corridor there it is possible to sit and read and relax in the shadow. We stayed there a couple of weeks and are happy with our stay there.
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Date of stay: January 2018
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Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Dimitrije56 wrote a review Jan 2018
Belgrade, Serbia1365 contributions217 helpful votes
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First of all, this is not a resort, so do not expect anything similar to a resort. It is a simple homestay, with good location (several minutes from the beach and all restaurants) and that’s it. The room is pretty basic (we were on the ground floor), pretty dark (almost no daylight), with a bathroom also a very, very basic. Loris who runs his place is a nice guy (lives there with his wife and a baby) – but that cannot compensate. Also, the price we paid (booked several months in advance via a well-known Internet operator) was pretty high, much higher than the price asked to people just passing by. If you pay 6 months in advance you should normally pay less, not 60% more (and this not all go to the Agency, for sure)... All in all, we enjoyed our stay in Varkala, but for other reasons - accommodation was pretty disappointing.
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Date of stay: January 2018
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₹3,066 - ₹3,066 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
IndiaKeralaThiruvananthapuram DistrictVarkalaVarkala Town
NUMBER OF ROOMS
9
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Frequently Asked Questions about Keratheeram
Which popular attractions are close to Keratheeram?
Nearby attractions include Varkala Cliff (0.2 km), Shalimar Weaves (0.2 km), and Royal Art Gallery (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Keratheeram?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and airport transportation.
Which room amenities are available at Keratheeram?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a mosquito net, and a seating area.
What food & drink options are available at Keratheeram?
Guests can enjoy breakfast and a snack bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Keratheeram?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Keratheeram?
Conveniently located restaurants include InDa Cafe, Coffee Temple, and Clafouti.
Does Keratheeram have airport transportation?
Yes, Keratheeram offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Keratheeram?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Italian, Hindi, and Turkish.
Are there any historical sites close to Keratheeram?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Sivagiri (3.4 km).