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Kshetra Boutique Retreat, Varkala

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Overview of Kshetra Boutique Retreat, Varkala

Kshetra Boutique Retreat, Varkala

3.0 star property
Beach hotel in Varkala with spa, restaurant

6.2/10 Good

21 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Shared kitchen
  • Spa
  • 24/7 front desk
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Kshetra Street, North Cliff, Varkala, Kerala, 695141

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About this area

Getting around

  • Thiruvananthapuram (TRV-Trivandrum Intl.) - 118 min drive
  • Kappil Station - 8 min drive
  • Edava Station - 12 min drive
  • Thiruvananthapuram Varkala Station - 14 min drive

Restaurants

  • InDa Cafe - 2 min walk
  • Amantha Family Restaurant - 2 min walk
  • Sky Lounge - 3 min walk
  • Little Tibet Restaurant - 3 min walk
  • True thomas - 4 min walk

About this property

Kshetra Boutique Retreat, Varkala

Situated on the bay, Kshetra Boutique Retreat, Varkala is a great choice for a stay in Varkala. Guests can be pampered with Ayurvedic treatments at the spa and grab a bite to eat at the coffee shop/cafe.

Languages

English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
The property is disinfected using an electrostatic spray
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC), Operational Recommendations for Hotels (FHRAI - India) and COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 18 rooms

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from noon until 11 AM
  • Express check-in available
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
  • To register at this property, guests who are Indian citizens must provide a valid photo identity card issued by the Government of India; travelers who are not citizens of India must present a valid passport and visa.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Up to 2 children (6 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding
  • No cots (infant beds)
  • Babysitting*

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Free on-site valet parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast each morning (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop
  • BBQs
  • Room service (limited hours)

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)
  • Playground
  • Babysitting (surcharge)

What to do

  • Yoga classes
  • Beach nearby
  • Scuba-diving nearby

Working away

  • Business centre

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop

Facilities

  • Built in 2012
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Library
  • Full-service spa

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Assistive listening devices available

Languages

  • English

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Ceiling fan

Sleep well

  • Pillow menu
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Premium bedding
  • Memory-foam mattress

Freshen up

  • Rainfall shower heads
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access
  • Free bottled water

Special features

Spa

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including Ayurvedic.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 9 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) gala dinner per adult: INR 1750.72

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately INR 199 for adults and INR 125 for children

Children & extra beds

  • Babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Rollaway beds are available for INR 600.0 per day

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Guests under 9 years old are not allowed in the spa

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

The property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guest room doors are sealed after cleaning.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-in is available.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of:

  • COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)
  • Operational Recommendations for Hotels (FHRAI - India)
  • COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)

Policies

<p>This property does not have lifts.</p><p>Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.</p> <p>This property accepts credit cards.</p>
Please note: To comply with local law, no alcohol will be served in this property on the first day of every month.

Also known as

Kshetra Beach Resorts
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Frequently asked questions

Does Kshetra Boutique Retreat, Varkala offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Kshetra Boutique Retreat, Varkala does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Kshetra Boutique Retreat, Varkala?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Kshetra Boutique Retreat, Varkala?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Kshetra Boutique Retreat, Varkala?
Yes, there's free self and valet parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Kshetra Boutique Retreat, Varkala?
You can check in from noon - 11 AM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Express check-in and contactless social distancing are available.
What is there to do at Kshetra Boutique Retreat, Varkala and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities nearby such as scuba-diving. Additional recreation on-site includes yoga. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and enjoy other amenities such as a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Kshetra Boutique Retreat, Varkala?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Little Tibet Restaurant (3-min walk), True thomas (4-min walk) and God's Own Country Restaurant (4-min walk).
What's the area around Kshetra Boutique Retreat, Varkala like?
Kshetra Boutique Retreat, Varkala is located near Varkala Beach, only a short 6-minute walk from Varkala Cliff and 2 minutes' walk from InDa Cafe.

Reviews

6.2

Good

5.9/10

Cleanliness

6.5/10

Staff & service

10.0/10

Amenities

5.8/10

Property conditions & facilities

Reviews

10/10 Exceptional

Stay - Extra comfy bed in King room with huge bathroom and central courtyard. Loved the theme and cleanliness. Breakfast was huge and enough!! Beach is just 2 minutes but you can't hear much of the waves. Dinner was delecious and plentiful. Thank you Manjulal for the care. Ayurveda Treatment- I was there several years ago by recommendations of my friends who had treatment there several times. It was absolutely great! Great value, super pancha karma and of course service of the doctor Sunil and everyone who worked with me, i loved it, thank you again and again. Would highly recommend...
1-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

2/10 Poor

Dysfunctional Budget hotel
Worst stay at a hotel possibly ever. Most of my complaints have been mentioned in other reviews going back years. Management prefers to respond with ‘new management sir no worry’ or ‘maybe you stayed somewhere else’ This isn’t a retreat of any kind. The entrance and courtyard is quite nice but that’s just a facade literally and figuratively. Room wasn’t cleaned both days, breakfast was inedible, trash was deposited right outside my room. Know this property is 15 MINUTES from the beach, an indirect route the first few hundred metres of which is not lit at night. The property misleads people by stating 0.1 km away give me a break. Compare my pictures of the yoga floor with their own. Sadly the property has potential, but management is a mess. I would bet against them making changes. I should also mention the open window in the bathroom has NO mosquito net, needless to say i was eaten alive. In a nutshell...the poor service at this property does not make up its less than ideal location.
Maneesh, 3-night trip with friends
Verified Hotels.com guest review

6/10 Good

Massive let down
We arrived with high expectations and left disappointed. Paying a little extra to stay in a place that gave the impression of a spa and yoga facilities clearly didn’t have any. The reception and eating area were lovely, a big open space with trees going through the centre off the building. We ate breakfast on the first morning and it felt lovely and relaxed. The downsides, we were woken every morning by banging and crashing above our room. Thinking it may be from the yoga studio, we ventured upstairs to find a completely empty space with old furniture in it. This happened every morning around 6:00am. The hot water and air con didn’t now work in our room and to be fair to the staff, they offered to move us on the last night. The view from the window overlooked a part of the hotel that was full of rubbish. To cap it off, a member of staff walked into our room on day two without knocking. We were changing at the time and there was no apology. It was a complete accident but all the same, not good. Shame because it promised so much and didn’t live up to it’s expectations.
4-night romance trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Beautiful peaceful stay- Absolutely Loved it!!
Cosy bright room, nicely decorated with traditional and yoga postures! Exceptional breakfast with a combination of continental and local delicacies. Very cordial staffs. We will definitely return for next year! if anyone wants to relax and enjoy the property this is the right place to be. I would definitely return again and recommend to my friends.
Alen, 1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

4/10 Fair

Poor stay but could have been so much better.
Our room was basic: bed; ceiling fan; bathroom. The cleanliness of the room was poor: mould on the bathroom tiles and some on bedroom walls. The 'included' breakfast was meagre by the standards we have so far experienced in our 8 week trip to India: 3 pieces of toast; 1 egg omelette; tea/coffee. It was served with varying degrees of efficiency: sometimes the omelette was cold; or the toast was cold. The staff were pleasant. The pity is that all the factors which were poor could easily be rectified i.e clean the room properly and repainted it; have some organisation at breakfast. I think if these things were to happen our scoring for the property would have been significantly higher, and it might have justified the price of the room!
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

clean hotel
it was an nice experience staying at kshetra beach resort at Verkala. room was specious , clean and staff are really co-operative.food was delicious.
Verified Hotels.com guest review

2/10 Poor

Nothing nice to say about this place!
Thankfully we only booked one night here. We checked in, and whilst completing the paper work the guy on the desk sprayed our room with goodness knows what. I think it was some sort of deodoriser to mask the dank, musty smell of our room. We went to our room and dumped our bags and went for dinner, a feeling of dread consumed me over dinner knowing we had to spend the night there. It was a sleepless night due to the wet, yes wet not just damp mattress. The smell of mould and mildew was appalling. As there is no screens on the windows there is no way to ventilate the room without being massacred by mosquitoes. As soon as the sun came up we almost ran from this awful, awful place. I really have nothing good to say about this ' resort' not even the staff can save them as they all seemed abit sleazy. There are many other nice places in Varkala for a fraction of the cost. Avoid Kshetra!
Verified Hotels.com guest review

4/10 Fair

Try and avoid suggesting this hotel to any one. The very basic amenities like TV, normal drinking water, mosquito repellent were not available. There are much better hotels available within the same price range giving much better services. This hotel is definitely not worth the grading that you have given it.
Verified Expedia guest review

6/10 Good

There is no ventillation provided in the rooms. In non a/c rooms if u close all the windows there is just no visible air entry provisions provided in the rooms ie no ventilators nor air holes. There is only 1 tubelight in standard rooms, no night lamps ie no other bulbs. The water is hard. There are neighbouring houses very close to one side of the resort that sort off infringes on ones privacy though the residents there dont peep or bother to look into the resort. The way to the resort is full of potholes and muddy bumpy ride, they would do well if it is repaired. The quality of service is good and the staff are courteous and polite, but if the deficiencies are attended to the stay there would be much better.
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

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