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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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92 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2015

Excellent place - the place is run by a German lady named Annette. Very accommodating and friendly too. The place is really lovely and close to the beach, shops and restaurants. We really enjoyed our stay.. :) Defo recommend!

2 Thank A111A
Newcastle, Australia
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32 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2015

It ain't fancy but it is an excellent budget property. My room had a lovely balcony, fan and of course a perfectly functional bathroom. Keep in mind no hot water - it wasn't a problem for me. Annette and her staff are helpful beyond expectation, e.g. picking me up at station, taking me into town on her bike to go... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2014

I've stayed in a lot of different places in Varkalla - but this one I come back to! So many factors make this a very special place - Annettes warmth and effervescent energy, Kanapans helpfulness and local knowledge, their efforts to make sure that you have everything that you need and . . . the WASHING MACHINE make this a... More 

4 Thank Nicola C
New Delhi, India
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54 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2013 via mobile

In central varkala past Tibetan market is this lovely hotel managed by Annette, a lovely hostess. They can arrange anything u need while in Varkala. Rooms are nicely appointed and yes they actually have a shower area so no wet floors Use of kitchen and washing machine is a plus. Very conveniently located to beach shops and restaurants

3 Thank Pilarcity
Moscow, Russia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 November 2013

We had stayed in Hotel Saraswati for a 2 weeks and it was the best 2 weeks. The beach is really close to the hotel. Rooms are clean. Service on a really high level. But the best part of impressions was connected with Annet and her huge but very kind dog. During all staying Annet kept on helping us and... More 

1 Thank Sasha P
Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2013

As I walked through the gate at Hotel Saraswati. I was greeted by a big smile and the beautiful energy of Annette, who lovingly and tirelessly runs the guesthouse tucked in behind the hustle and bustle of the main walk. Annette is so helpful and accommodating, you will certainly Here you can enjoy peaceful afternoons in the hammock, on your... More 

2 Thank Kel O
Berlin, Germany
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35 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2013

I stayed 3 weeks at this place. I enjoyed it very much. The room were big, clean and with a balcony. Annette and her husband cooked once for her guests. There is a big table in the garden which is perfect to bring all people together. It's possible to use the kitchen, they have a waterfilter, so that you don't... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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56 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2013

We arrived at bus stand in Varkala without any reservation. I had read about a ok hotel around "Tibetian market" on the north cliff, and soon a rickshaw driver offered to drive us there. After looking around 4-5 hotels, which wasn't really very good, we found this place (just walk inwards from Tibetian market, pass the Mango Villa, then turn... More 

2 Thank snorerkid
Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2012

Our stay at saraswati was amazing! We stayed for 2 weeks and really enjoyed the clean and spacious room and balcony. The hotel is really close to the beach and other necessities. Anette, Usuman and dog Joseph where pleasant hosts and made this place feel more like home than a hotel. I would definitely recommend staying here!!

1 Thank kb242
Batemans Bay, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2012

Ok this place rules Usman and Kumar are two of the most genuinely welcoming people I met in my 6 months in india its located right near the cliff but far back enough that there is no noise and the rooms are impeccably well maintained when i inevitably head back to india ill pay this place a visit regardless of... More 

2 Thank congojacko

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Das Saraswati verfuegt ueber 8 Zimmer mit Balkon. Jedes Zimmer hat ein Bad mit Dusche. Im Garten befindet sich ein Restaurant, mit einem 4 m langem Tisch, optimal fuer Gruppenmeetings, leichte Snacks und Saefte zu sich zu nehmen, im Internet zu surfen oder einfach in einer Haengematte die Seele baumeln zu lassen. Fuer Yogafreunde befindet sich auf dem Dach des Saraswati das Yogahut. Unseren Gaesten steht taeglich frisches Trinkwasser zur Verfuegung. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Saraswati

Address: Next to Green House, Varkala 695141, India
Region: India > Kerala > Varkala
Price Range: ₹ 2,000 - ₹ 2,500 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Hotel Saraswati Varkala, Kerala
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“I'd request a room on the second level.”
 of 5 bubbles LAL888, 20 Jan 2015 | Read review
“i stayed in 2 different rooms they were both great”
 of 5 bubbles congojacko, 24 Nov 2012 | Read review
“They are all good!”
 of 5 bubbles nimbufresh, 16 Oct 2012 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a balcony”
 of 5 bubbles RobB297, 11 Jan 2012 | Read review
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