Varkala Hotels

INDA Hotel, Varkala

Kurakkanni, North Cliff Varkala

Ranked 3 of 208 hotels in Varkala

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Reviews summary (159)

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Video Reviews (5)

Jairam Ramakrishnan

14 Reviews | 3 Readers

"Calmly located and worth the pe..."

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Sabby Singh

12 Reviews | 29 Readers

"Awesome affordable cottages"

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Karin Hofer

20 Reviews | 9 Readers

"Clean rooms & value for money"

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77 Reviews | 2 Readers

"Nice stay"

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77 Reviews | 2 Readers

"Nice restaurant and surrounding..."

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Reviews (159)

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Top Reviews

6 Reviews | 4 Readers

Small, Simple & Cute cottages in the name of a Hotel

Posted 12 Aug, 2016

We four (Myself, wife and two of our friends) stayed in this Cottage between 06 Aug 2016 and 07 Aug 2016. The facility is own by Ukrainian couple (Mr. Alix and Ms. Alyona). Even the name says InDa Hotel, it is more of a cottage. There are 10 beautiful, independent, small, simple & cute cottages with portico surrounded with greenery. The construction methods (Pentagon shaped) / materials are quite different from the normal ones and the management has done a wonderful work by not spoiling the natural look and feel. The cottage is located on the North Cliff of Varkala just 200 meters away from Varkala Beach. You need a guidance to reach InDa as it is on the resorts area (we used Google maps and it was really helpful to locate). Make sure you take the cut just opposite to "AMANTHA FAMILY RESTAURANT" as there is no sign board in this palace. The Hotel has a parking area for about 2 cars but no shades. As we saw the guests are mostly from foreign countries and they don't drive by car, hope there is no issue about the parking space. The check-in was very easy and quick at reception. Free WiFi connectivity was available almost all areas of the hotel and the speed was good enough. We booked 2 rooms and they have offered the same. The rooms provided for us were found spacious enough for two people, very clean, neat and well maintained. The rooms as well as the premises were quite and we had very sound sleep without any disturbance. The housekeeping was very good and the room service too. We ordered dinner from room and the service was quick and prompt. The food quality and taste were a excellent. The overall quality of services offered found excellent in all areas (at reception, room service & restaurant). The welcome drink and complimentary breakfast were simply awesome. The main course in the food menu are continental (sandwiches, pasta, salads etc .. ), However Ms. Alena who runs the restaurant has helped us with Kerala style Chicken fry, spicy sausages and pickle. We enjoyed the stay for a night and we highly recommend this hotel for family & couples. Room Tip: Conservative people kindly stay away - You can't expect an AC, Four Walls, Television, Intercom, Indian food, etc ...

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4 Reviews | 1267 Readers

Recommended cottages for lovely stay

Posted 11 Jan, 2016

It is a group of cottages owned by a couple from Ukraine. They have 6 cottages, non AC and it is located on the cliff. I had visited in the month of May and found the cottages were naturally cooler than the outside temperature. The room cost is around 1100 for two including breakfast. The owners are very friendly. Beach is around 5 mins walk from the cottages. The washrooms are clean and free Wifi is available. Its a value for money. Strongly recommended.

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Nice ambience and comfortable rooms

Posted 22 May, 2017

I stayed in that hotel along with my family for a holiday during the month of March. The destination was excellent to travel. The location of the hotel was very good and centrally located. The appearance of the hotel was also good. Front desk staff was very co-operative. The booking was done online. The room was very comfortable with good ambience. Housekeeping service was attended on time. The food served was good in taste and complimentary breakfast was given to us. Yoga classes and Wi-Fi service was available there. The overall experience staying in that hotel was good.

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Well behaved staff and quality food

Posted 17 Sep, 2016

I had booked this room by online. I had visited this hotel for family trip. The activity was arranged at the hotel.The food quality was awesome. The room ambiance was not good. WiFi facility was provided in the room. The pickup and drop facility was provided by the hotel. The behaviour of the staff was helpful.

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14 Reviews | 3 Readers

Surprised with service, appearance not the great

Posted 13 Apr, 2017

So, we took a day to Varkala, and found this spot very cheap and near to the cliff hanging distance 200-300m). The first sighting of the hotel gave us shivers as it looked old, shabby and in coordinated! But once we got to see the room and services we were mind blown! Great service by hotel workers, totally adjusting and understanding. Welcome drink and breakfast is complimentary, while breakfast was just splendid! The best complimentary breakfast you could get at such a cheap priced hotel! The welcome drink was too not bad but really welcoming. In total, this is a place I would recommend to those who wants to go for an affordable hotel, while it never gives you the feeling that it was cheap. Great to have gone here. Totally worth it!

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INDA Hotel is ranked #3 among the 208 hotels in Varkala with an average rating of 5.8 out of 7. It is one of the 115, 0-star Guest Houses in Varkala. On HolidayIQ, it has a total of 83 photos, 159 text reviews and 5 video reviews and is rated top for its Service, Food & Drink and Room. It was also named winner of the Better Holiday Awards in 2017 under Great Location.

The online booking price of the hotel ranges between Rs 2,000 to Rs 2,200 per night. to check availability or to avail complimentary breakfast, we recommend contacting the hotel to check if the final tariff includes it.

The ambience and the location of the hotel makes it a suitable option for variety of travellers. Couple (38%) and Group (26%) are the most common type of travellers that like to stay here. 67% of guests enjoy the hotel's relaxed environment, whereas 15% have rated the ambience as hypnotic.

Although the hotel is a suitable stay option throughout the year for travellers, book your accommodation in the months of Apr, May and June for the best experience.

Due to the close proximity, it is considered as one of the best stay option. Varkala Beach (1 Km), Papanasam Beach (1 Km), 590 Cliff (1 Km), Thiruvambadi Beach (1 Km) and Yoga 590 (1 Km) are some of the popular sightseeing attractions located near the hotel.

The hotel ensures you are well taken care of during your stay. By providing free wifi access, the hotel makes sure you are always connected to the internet.

Other amenities include Laundry Services and Restaurant. For checkin and checkout time, we suggest contacting the hotel.

If you are in need for airport transfers or require a car for sightseeing around the city or you have to do an early check-in, then we recommend contacting the hotel directly and requesting for these additional services. All of the available amenities ensure your stay is enjoyable and free from any hassles.

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