Graceful Homestay

Address: Philips Hill Hill Park Avenue, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Kerala, 695011, India | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Philips Hill Hill Park Avenue, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), is near Varkala Beach, Padmanabhapuram Palace, Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, and Sixam Holidays.
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          • Free High-Speed Internet
          • Kitchenette
          • Free parking


          • Suites


          • Continental Breakfast

          TravelPod Member ReviewsGraceful Homestay Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

          Reviewed by elainehayes

          Breezy city retreat

          Reviewed Mar 11, 2013
          by (63 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.

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

          TripAdvisor Reviews Graceful Homestay Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

          5.00 of 5 stars Outstanding

          Travel Blogs from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

          Trivandrum, the Capital of Kerala

          A travel blog entry by mariahdacosta on Feb 03, 2015

          4 comments, 8 photos

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          A trip down the Kerala Backwaters....

          A travel blog entry by iwhendo on Mar 18, 2014

          6 photos

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          1 comment, 1 photo

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          Train from Trivandrum to Agra

          A travel blog entry by kat_mc on Feb 19, 2013

          5 photos

          ... train. My feeling of comfort was quickly shattered when I found out that he didn't have any idea of how long the trip was (he was thinking it would only be 24 hours to Delhi! (Delhi is 3 hours after Agra, and Agra is 47hours and 40 minutes from Trivandrum + any delays.) Later I talk to others and they assure me that our train will not be affected. Seems like a good time to be in a "sheltered world" in India! A compartment mate tells me that while some major things like the Delhi ...