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Tibetan Market, North Cliff, Varkala Town, Varkala 69514 India
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Welcome to On The Way Guesthouse Varkala. We have a total of 13 comfy, colourful rooms including 6 bamboo huts, each with ensuite bathrooms and a communal kitchen all surrounded by our little green jungle We are perfectly located in the middle of Varkala Cliff, just a few minutes from the beautiful beach. Just a short walk from the guesthouse is our popular restaurant 'Darjeeling Cafe'
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SB T wrote a review May 2017
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On the way guesthouse is the absolute best! The host's are wonderful, so nice and friendly woner.The room's has everything you need and for very good price.we stayed longer than we thought, mostly because we loved the guesthouse and the hosts.we have been travelling in india for almost 2 months and we think On the way is the best Guesthouse the rooms are clean and decorated tastefully with Vinod's work's... it is located in a quiet place in middle of cliff varkala The Garden is so beautiful and green . And only 2 minutes walking distance from the cliff.. I truely recommend it..
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Date of stay: May 2017Trip type: Travelled
Teresa A wrote a review Jan 2016
10 contributions1 helpful vote
Def.the best place in varkala. Wonderful people there, beautiful room and mali is an amazing woman.(including her cat(s)). I missed nothing and if i come back to varkala that will be the one and only place! The room was clean, colorful and inside it smells like lilac and heaven. thank you very much!
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Date of stay: January 2016
FlamingoTours wrote a review Nov 2015
Northampton, United Kingdom13 contributions6 helpful votes
Mari is a bubbly, warm person. Her small guesthouse is 40m from the beach and provides the perfect base to explore Varkala life. The rooms are creatively decorated with mandalas and in the social space in the courtyard always has someone drawing, making bracelets or painting. Mari is a keen artist so make sure you ask to see her work. Rooms of varied prices from only 200 Rupees. Bargain for the fun had here.
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Date of stay: November 2015Trip type: Travelled
bryony c wrote a review Nov 2015
10 contributions5 helpful votes
We had such a wonderful, magical, delightful time with Mari at 'On The Way'. It felt like home and we could have stayed longer. My boyfriend and I stayed in the cheaper downstairs room (there are 5 rooms in total) and we were spoilt by mandala drawings and creativity everywhere. If you want somewhere beautiful and quirky to to stay in Varkala then On The away is the place. Our room was a spacious double with large bathroom. The rooms are clean and the slightly more expensive rooms have balconies. There is a beautiful shared area with tables and comfy chairs and there is plenty of space to hang your washing. The wifi is strong and location perfect for the beach and restaurants. I would highly recommend this place to anyone wanting a home from home. You will LOVE it. Also check out Darjeeling cafe whilst here. Mari's husband is the owner and the food here is so so tasty with a stunning sea view and again homely feel.
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Date of stay: November 2015Trip type: Travelled
herm-ross wrote a review Jul 2015
Petworth, United Kingdom10 contributions4 helpful votes
So special, felt like a magical beautiful home in such a beautiful place. Dream of coming back everyday!!! Thank u for all your advice and beautiful words, you really helped us out and gave us great ideas about India. The rooms are beautifully decorated and comfy, and nicely hidden from the very front of the beach but still close :)
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Date of stay: March 2015Trip type: Travelled
IndiaKeralaThiruvananthapuram DistrictVarkalaVarkala Town
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Frequently Asked Questions about On the Way, Home & Cafe
Which popular attractions are close to On the Way, Home & Cafe?
Nearby attractions include Varkala Cliff (0.05 km), Shalimar Weaves (0.2 km), and Royal Art Gallery (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at On the Way, Home & Cafe?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at On the Way, Home & Cafe?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to On the Way, Home & Cafe?
Conveniently located restaurants include InDa Cafe, Darjeeling Cafe, and Clafouti.
Does On the Way, Home & Cafe have airport transportation?
Yes, On the Way, Home & Cafe offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are pets allowed at On the Way, Home & Cafe?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to On the Way, Home & Cafe?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Sivagiri (3.3 km).