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Sanctum Spring Beach Resort

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#14 of 47 Hotels in Varkala
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London, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice stay here. A (clean) big room with balcony view of the helipad which is at the top of the bar/restaurant/shop lined pathway leading to the 3 beaches. The helipad acts as a large car park for local tourists at weekends which makes it busy & noisy but the only real downside is the enormous light that shines into... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Opted for an a/c room after a couple of hot nights elsewhere in Varkala and this was a good choice. It was very quiet in terms of few other guests but the staff was very attentive, especially the manager, Kumar, who was helpful in with arranging bike rental, early morning taxi and rickshaws etc in addition to some nice conversations.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a nice location, topped off by a very helpful staff. A five minute walk from the beach and many restaurants for dinner made it a perfect location. It is a modest room and the breakfast is good. Thanks for the time!

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New Delhi, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

This is a good hotel strategically located near taxi stand and close to beach as well. Room was good and with a big balcony as well. A nice garden for morning tea n breakfast. Ayurvedic hospital is also nearby only and beach market and restaurents too.

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Thank Sudhir S
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
1 review
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We visited Sanctum Spring Beach Resort in July 2016. It is located right on the helipad, just 1 min walk from the chain of restaurants like InDa Cafe, Coffee Temple etc.. July is a off season as it is monsoon time, so the entire hotel was almost empty. We were put in a corner room on the first floor,right next... More 

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Alappuzha, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

We stayed at the smelly, musty, unhelpful Eden Garden and were very pleasantly surprised to find this gem of a hotel on our walk to the North Cliff. The staff was friendly and helpful and helped us find an amazing yoga instructor and Ayurveda clinic. We were so happy to stay here and even extended by 1 more night. The... More 

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sanctumspringvarkala, General Manager at Sanctum Spring Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mam, Greetings from The Sanctum Spring Beach Resort. Thank you and we value your great comments. Unfortunately the choice we have made at Cherthala was wrong and we have taken note of the same and will be cautious in future as well. Once again we feel happy that you had a good time with us and we look forward... More 

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Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

This hotel is very beautifully located on the helipad giving an unobstructed view of the blue sea and the horizon. Staff is helpful and kind.. The only drawback is the breakfast. .It was complimentary but as good as nothing with just toast. .butter ..jam..pancakes. .boiled eggs and tea/coffee.. They could offer just a bit more and it will be perfect..... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Got a great deal and booked a couple of rooms for a day's stay fir family and in laws. The location sounded great as u knew the Cliff would be the best place to stay in Varkala. The hotel is right at the cliff and provides a beautiful view from the balcony. Rooms were nice and cozy with adequate facilities... More 

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Thank Kartik K
Tehran, Iran
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

I really enjoyed my stay in this hotel. My and my sister arrived at 2am and yet the staff was up waiting for us to check us in. The room was quite nice, the facade of the hotel was beautiful and wifi worked very well. Breakfast was simple yet very nice and freshly cooked just when you seated to eat,... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Stayed 5 nights on my own, staff were really friendly, helpful and efficient. Rooms are very clean and have air con, hot water, fridge and TV, everything you could need! On the helipad so close to beach and all the restaurants, can be a little noisy at times, but not noticeable at night As noted in other reviews breakfast basic,... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Sanctum Spring offers state-of-the-art accommodations at 14 well-appointed executive and 3 suite A/C rooms that are intricately crafted with the magic of the east, comforts of the west, teak/cane dapper furnishings, incredible sea vistas and a private balcony from where you can enjoy a spectacular sunset view. The multi-cuisine restaurants serve you traditional favorites and gastronomical delights from across the globe. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sanctum Spring Beach Resort

Address: Helipad, Varkala 695141, India
Region: India > Kerala > Varkala
Price Range: £29 - £94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sanctum Spring Beach Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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“go for the corner room”
 of 5 bubbles Arunabha_Bardhan, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“201/301 closest to helipad so best views of sunset, but also noisiest”
 of 5 bubbles suziirish, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
“They are all on the same side; not good views on the ground floor”
 of 5 bubbles bettybooSurrey, 7 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Go for a first floor room.”
 of 5 bubbles Mister_Gees, 25 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Room are on side, rooms towards the entrance of the hotel on first floor might provide sea view from balcony”
 of 5 bubbles ratna401, 12 Jan 2016 | Read review
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