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Manthara Temple Road Edava, Varkala Town, Varkala 695311 India
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#1 of 171 in Varkala Town
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Maadathil Cottages are a collection of 12 traditional Kerala style bungalows (built 2011) on Odayam beach. Each cottage includes one large double bed (with mosquito net), en-suite bathroom with shower and hot water, a verandah overlooking the palm trees and sea where you can enjoy our home cooked breakfasts and fresh seafood dinners caught straight from the beach. We look forward to welcoming you.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Beach
Bicycle rental
Airport transportation
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Currency exchange
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Restaurant
Breakfast in the room
Special diet menus
Car hire
Mosquito net
24-hour front desk
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Private balcony
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Ocean view
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Ocean View
Romantic
Languages Spoken
English, Hindi
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Suruchi_5 wrote a review Mar 2022
Bengaluru, India39 contributions7 helpful votes
Maadathil cottages are perfectly located right by the sea and slightly away from the north cliff crowds. Loved the sound of the waves crashing the shore, the peacefulness, the cleanliness in the rooms and the lovely breakfasts every morning. We traveled to Maadathil for our baby moon while I was 6 months pregnant. The staff went out of their way to make our stay very comfortable taking care of little nuances. Also, helped us arrange a trip to Monroe Island and ensured the driver had instructions to drive carefully as I was pregnant. We were treated very well. The staff was very courteous and helpful. Would like to give a special shout out to Pramod and Anees for their service & hospitality. We’ve traveled to many countries and stayed at many places, would still rate Maadathil as one of our most comfortable stays.
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Date of stay: February 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Responded 15 Mar 2022
Hii. It was a pleasure serving you and your family. I really appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback and being so open with us. we are glad you felt happy with our breakfast and services. Also all the very best for newborn baby. We hope you'll come and see us again soon!
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naveen wrote a review Feb 2022
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India2 contributions
Amazing services , Aslam and team made our stay memorable ! very cooperative on each and everything they treat you like You are at your own home Delicious food ! No need to go anywhere just stay in property - it has a private beach - clean beach no crowd and feels like “Heaven “ They took care of my kid like their own for each and every little thing they does everything without a single hesitation. ! I’ll Be back soon thanks again Aslam And team !
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Date of stay: February 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Response from maadathil Office, Guest Services / Front Office at Maadathil Cottages
Responded 7 Mar 2022
Thank you so much and we are looking forward again for the stay with us.
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Sankalp wrote a review Jan 2022
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It was a great stay in Maadathil Cottages, the location is just great, very peaceful. The staff is very polite and helpful, specially Pramod and Aslam helped a lot. One of the best places we stayed recently.
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Date of stay: January 2022
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Response from maadathil Office, Guest Services / Front Office at Maadathil Cottages
Responded 7 Mar 2022
Thank you for your visit! It was so good to catch up and remember. Let’s do it again!
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Binny S wrote a review Dec 2021
Kalamassery, India1 contribution
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Wonderful and peaceful place for an excellent vacation.Staff personal were very courteous and helpful especially Mr Aslam and Pramod.Varieties of dishes to explore at the cottage restaurant. Have a beach for yourself.My kids had a wonderful experience
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Travelled
Room Tip: The way to the cottage is little narrow But once you reach the resort it's a huge space for you.
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Response from Muhajir M , Owner at Maadathil Cottages
Responded 26 Dec 2021
Dear Sir, Thank you for your valuable comments and we would like to express our great gratitude to prefer us for your stay. We are so pleased to know that you and your family are totally happy with us and such comments make us more responsible to encourage us to improve our part of works in a perfect manner in future. All credit goes to our entire Maadathil Team and we are always trying to provide our maximum output for the satisfaction of our guests coming over here. Once again I am thanking you on behalf of the Maadathil Team and Management for your best support to us and hope your support may continue forever. Wishing Merry Xmas and a Happy New Year to you and your family. With Very Best Regards, for Maadathil Team
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Raj wrote a review Dec 2021
Red Deer, Canada52 contributions18 helpful votes
I had a wonderful experience at this resort. From the check- into the restaurant staff, every staff member I encountered was delightful and eager to help! I never experienced any of the resorts or hotels in India. Such an excellent staff, very willing to help the customers throughout your stay. Very caring for all your needs and concerns. The best example was when I had to buy medicine. They helped me by sending their staff to the pharmacy. The rooms were clean, very comfortable, and they went over and beyond to help make our stay enjoyable—Special Thanks to Ansar, Pramod and the entire Team Maadathil. You guys made our stay very comfortable. Thank you again! Love to stay one more time before I leave India.
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Date of stay: December 2021
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Response from Muhajir M , Owner at Maadathil Cottages
Responded 26 Dec 2021
Dear Sir, We are so happy to see your review and express our sincere thanks to you for supporting us with the valuable comments. You mentioned getting medicine and Would like to say that all our staffs are always eager to fulfill the necessities and we are always alert to provide all requirements in time. Such comments increase our potential in work and we may supposed to perform better and better in day by day. Those comments from you increase our responsibility lever and we will be more conscious than ever in the future. Thank you for your support and hope it may continue forever. With very best regards, for Maadathil Team,
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Nirmals2011 wrote a review Oct 2021
Bengaluru, India21 contributions2 helpful votes
The location is awesome with access to a private beach. Since we visited in October, the staff informed that the most of the sandy shore was covered by the tide, but there is still a mini cove like area where one actually gets the feeling of a private beach. Its definitely the highlight of this property. The access road is a bit tricky and you might miss the turn off if not careful. The approach road goes literally near the very edge of a cliff so a bit of care needed when driving, not advisable at night. You can walk along the shoreline to reach other resorts/restaurants also. Food is definitely good though a bit on the higher side, but being a tourist area, seems to be the norm across. Property is clean and well maintained, perfect for a lazy weekend. Staff are courteous and helpful, especially Mr. Pramod who was handling the restaurant. Definitely recommended for a relaxed stay by the beach.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Room Tip: Go for the super deluxe cottages, better view of the sea, (all cottages have a sea view)
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Response from thayoob shahul hameed , Owner at Maadathil Cottages
Responded 10 Dec 2021
Dear guest, Thank you for taking your time to post such an amazingly kind review. . It's happy to hear that you liked our location very much. You are right about the beach, most of our guests said the same thing as they feel it as a private beach. We are so proud hearing positive comments about our property, staff and their efforts, now it's all meaningful to them, special thanks for mentioning one of our staff Pramod, he will be in pride after your words for sure. It's our pleasure to host the guests like you and we are really looking forward to your next visit. All the best The team Maadathil
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DJ703 wrote a review Aug 2021
North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany10 contributions4 helpful votes
We stayed at Maadathil cottages for a week, and loved it there. Check-in and check-out process was quick and smooth. They keep the rooms clean, serve delicious food, very friendly staff, they go above and beyond to ensure that you have a pleasant stay. They also gave us tips about the neighborhood, food, and shopping. The cottages are beautifully located near the sea, you can hear the waves. The cottages itself are quite beautiful, individually separated, and the patio space in the front is very useful to have meals, to work or relax watching the greenary around. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone who is looking for a relaxed stay, or work away from home.
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled
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Response from thayoob shahul hameed , Owner at Maadathil Cottages
Responded 11 Nov 2021
Dear guest, first of all thank you so much for choosing our little property for your holidays., Then thanks for taking your time to post such an amazing review on TripAdvisor. It's really impressed. So happy to know that you are completely satisfied with our property, rooms, food, our staff and their services. Our staff is our backbone so like as you said we will go at any extent to make our guests feel comfortable. It's really so nice of you for recommending our little property to other TripAdvisor users. we are also happy to host a guest like you and we are expecting you again in our property, hope it will not be too late. . All the very best The team Maadathil
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PPratheesh wrote a review Apr 2021
Chennai (Madras), India14 contributions1 helpful vote
The hospitality at Maadathil is be experienced to be believed. The lengths to which they go to make your stay comfortable is just outstanding. We liked them so much that we have come to stay here for the 2nd time in two months. How stand out the property is can be judged by the fact that we tried two adjacent places and realised how Maadathil is head and shoulders above them. It’s situated on a wonderful location which sees stunning sunsets each day. The rooms are spic and span, the furnishing is thoughtfully done and to top it all, priced quite economically. It’s quite unreal as to why their classy villa property (Villa Maadathil) is priced so economically. Coming back to hospitality, right from the owner to staff to cook are wonderfully warm people. How they patiently put up with our three year old brats antics and were so warm to him all the time in itself will make us come back again and again. It won’t be complete if you cannot commend one of their staff, Anees in particular. He shoulders multiple responsibilities at the place, but yet is so wonderfully enterprising and patient. Ditto with another staff Kukku. Outstanding location, well-maintained property, brilliant people, strongly recommended!!!
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled
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Response from Muhajir Basheer, Owner at Maadathil Cottages
Responded 10 Apr 2021
Dear Guest, We are extremely grateful that you took this time to leave us this detailed note.You portrait a real image of our cottage and its surroundings.This is incredibly helpful to other users. I am very glad that our staff and services met your needs and expectations. Our dedicated employees will be happy to hear from you. Our cottage aims to provide a truly unique experience and we are delighted that we could exceed your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you in our cottage in the future. Thank You
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Vigneshsp S wrote a review Mar 2021
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One charming stay to be in varkala.Calm and serene place to enjoy your evening tea watching the sunset. Hospitality and service are one big plus... Property is right at the beach and you can enjoy the beach without outside crowd.... Breakfast options are great... Individual cottages with good space and ambience
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled
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Response from Muhajir Basheer, Owner at Maadathil Cottages
Responded 25 Mar 2021
Dear Vignesh, We are thrilled to have you as part of the Maadathil family! Thank you for sharing your kind words with us. It means the world to us and to our entire team! I am very happy to learn that our staff and services have met your needs and expectations. We look forward to serving you again soon!
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Mahima A wrote a review Jan 2021
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Maadathil cottage is a beautiful resort in varkala. We have seen many resorts but didnot find any other like this one. The service, staff, the owner are so coopearative. The cottages and food is very good. We had an awesome experience at the cottage. The cottage is just infront of the beach with sea sound very clearly audible. Very peaceful and amazing. Aneesh is very helping and cooperative. He is the one guy, who is available for any help within like seconds, he can make anything available for you at his best efforts. Very polite staff and very cooperative. Lovely place to be at.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled
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Response from Muhajir Basheer, Owner at Maadathil Cottages
Responded 25 Feb 2021
Dear Mahi Agarwal, We are thrilled to have you as part of the Maadathil family! Thank you for sharing your kind words with us. It means the world to us and to our entire team! I am very happy to learn that our staff and services have met your needs and expectations. We look forward to serving you again soon! Thank You
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PRICE RANGE
$42 - $47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
IndiaKeralaThiruvananthapuram DistrictVarkalaVarkala Town
NUMBER OF ROOMS
12
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Frequently Asked Questions about Maadathil Cottages
Which popular attractions are close to Maadathil Cottages?
Nearby attractions include Varkala Cliff (2.2 km), Varkala Beach (2.7 km), and Janardhana Swami Temple (3.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Maadathil Cottages?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Maadathil Cottages?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Maadathil Cottages?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Maadathil Cottages?
Conveniently located restaurants include InDa Cafe, Darjeeling Cafe, and Clafouti.
Does Maadathil Cottages have airport transportation?
Yes, Maadathil Cottages offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Maadathil Cottages?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Hindi.
Are there any historical sites close to Maadathil Cottages?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Sivagiri (4.7 km).
Does Maadathil Cottages have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.