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Hindustan Beach Retreat

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Reviewed 1 week ago

So I did like the hotel, but I don't think it's a good value for what you pay. I loved the view from the room and that it had a iron, but ironing desk was just next to the bed which was a bit weird. Room was clean, but i can't say that for the restaurant at the hotel. Also...

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hindretreat, Manager at Hindustan Beach Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Nastja, Thank you for your recent stay at Hindustan Beach Retreat. I am sorry to read about your bad experience. We will be taking your complain really seriously and understand that something is not right and requires a re look at our end. I assure that proper steps will be taken. Please accept my sincere apologies. Looking forward...

Altea, Spain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good points first- Good location and great views of the beach, helpful staff and the pool man went out of his way and was a good source for info Bad points- So many pigeons and did not like having to look out of my window with several poo marks all over it. They would sit outside of the window and...

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Shenzhen, China
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great stay, the rooms overlooking the beach are excellent with a nice private balcony area for reading. Staff were incredibly helpful, especially Sham who went above and beyond to help me out with some documents I needed printing!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were here at the end of the holiday season a few years ago. Our room was great - more like an apartment with a fine view over the pool and the beach beyond. It is a well known pilgrimage spot on the beach in front of the hotel. I believe people bring the ashes of their loved ones and...

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Harpley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Its very difficult to find fault with this hotel I had a nice room which was clean and comfortable. The staff were polite and attentive and all facilities including the wifi worked. The restaurant at the to of the hotel has panoramic views right along the beach and the food served was of a good quality, nicely presented and competitively...

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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

A real home from home hotel. Great friendly staff. Great location, on the beach, good facilities. Plenty of eating places and shopping nearby. Town 5 mins in tuc tuc. Good for people watching. Excellent value. Been staying there for past four years.

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Bradford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2017

I have stayed here for 5 nights during my varkalatrip.. Its nice hotel with spacious rooms and staff all are very polite except the restaurant staff...food is not that great..nice pool great location just in-front of the sea..

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Hyderabad, India
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This is a very old property. The place is not as it looks in the pictures. I must say they have been very smart at that. I had booked the place owing to the location - which is amazing & the place - which is a little below what you can see. First of all, the rooms that were provided...

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Suffolk, UK
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

View from window here was great. You can watch the devotees visiting the holy men and making their offerings at the water's edge. Our balcony, however, was visited by a pigeon who could not then get back out of the netting. So watch that. Room spacious. Rocking chair and table included plus window seat. Plenty of cafes and clothing stalls...

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Bebington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Quite impressive higher end place near the shacks on the beach overlooks the sea so views are quite impressive fussy staff are a bit over attentive food is no better than most around but more expensive it is worth a single visit to see the contrast with lower starred places

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Varkala. The new tourist destination in God's Own Country, Kerala. It is 55 km North of Thiruvananthapuram accessible by road NH-47 via Kallambalam. By train, Varkala is a station from where a short drive by taxi will get you to Hindustan Beach Retreat. Hindustan Beach Retreat is a venture of the reputed Hindustan Textiles Group based in Kannur since 1939. We have 27 well appointed rooms each one with a spectacular view of the Arabian Sea giving you the luxury of the solitude that you can enjoy with the sounds of nature. · Accommodation o Standard Room - 12 (6 king size + 6 twin bed) o Executive Room (Balcony) - 12 (10 king size + 2 twin bed) o Suite Room (Balcony + Living Room) - 03 (3 king size) · Food o Nothin' Doing - The Restaurant near the Pool Side o Wait'n Watch - Coffee Shop on the Roof Top o Slow motion - The Bar. O Room service - 24 Hrs.· Swimming Pool with Jacuzzi (costumes a must) · Kid's Pool · 100 Seater Conference Hall · Turtle - The Souvenir Shop · Travel Desk · Beautiful Lawn · Wi-fi Internet · Television/Cable · Mini-bar· Telephone · Library · Turtle Bay - The Spa · Coffee makers· Doctor on call. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hindustan Beach Retreat

Address: Papanasam Beach | Janardhanapuram PO, Varkala 695141, India
Region: India > Kerala > Thiruvananthapuram District > Varkala
Price Range: ₹ 3,887 - ₹ 6,542 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hindustan Beach Retreat 3.5*
Number of rooms: 27
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Also Known As:
Hindustan Beach Retreat Varkala, Kerala
Hotel Style:
#2 Spa Hotel in Varkala
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Varkala
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“Nice view from the rooms”
NastjaN, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room overlooking the beach”
ChrisFromShenzhen, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Executive rooms with balcony is good...”
sibi45, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are good :)”
Srilah, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the second and third floor have better veiws”
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