Graceful Homestay

Address: PHRA 20-21 Philips Hill, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Kerala, 695011, India | Hotel
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This hotel, located on PHRA 20-21 Philips Hill, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), is near Varkala Beach, Padmanabhapuram Palace, Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, and Sixam Holidays.
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      TravelPod Member ReviewsGraceful Homestay Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

      Reviewed by elainehayes

      Breezy city retreat

      Reviewed Mar 11, 2013
      by (59 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

      Situated on a hill on the outskirts of the city, we were pleased to have the quiet and the breeze that this afforded. We had the large double and it was spacious and airy with a lovely verandah to sit in. We found a local restaurants within walking distance for lunch and went into the city for dinner on the first evening and had a meal in the homestay the other, before our early start in the morning back home. All the food at Graceful was good and tasty, and Giles, Sylvia and Elsie thoughtful and helpful hosts.

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      TripAdvisor Reviews Graceful Homestay Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

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