Kanyakumari, India is a beautiful coastal town on the southernmost tip of India. Along with its beautiful views, there are many historic, parks, monuments, statues and temples that anyone can marvel at. No matter what you’re trying to do while in Kanyakumari, there’s a budget hotel that will meet your needs and allow you to save more money for activities and other travel.
Hotel Ocean Heritage is another great option for vacationers who are looking to spend the most time at the Kanyakumari beach. At only 40 USD for two nights, the hotel is such a great deal that still offers beautiful views of the sea, private bathrooms, and free private parking. The location has been rated high for everything from its service, cleanliness, and amenities, and couples online have specifically rated it high for those traveling in pairs and seeking a great location.
Vaigha Homestay is the perfect option for couples or travelers looking for more privacy than the average hotel. The homestay is smaller than many hotels in Kanyakumari and offers an intimate, extremely close view of the beach. Guests at Vaigha are practically staying directly on top of the water! The accommodation offers free private parking and luggage space. Though it may not have the frills or as many amenities as other hotels, it will just like a home away from home with a spectacular view.
Address: Opp Leepuram Beach Leepuram Village, 629702 Kanyakumari, India (see map)
Price: from 47 USD
Hotel Ganesh Lodge is an option that’s closer to town rather than the beach, so it gives visitors close proximity to all of the historical statues, monuments, and parks that Kanyakumari has to offer. It’s still only a 15-minute walk to the beach too, so you’re not necessarily sacrificing access to the water. The hotel is one of the cheapest options in the city but it still offers clean rooms and attentive staff. Previous guests have rated the hotel well for its value and access to restaurants, pubs and grocery stores.
The New Cape Hotel is only a four-minute walk from the beach, and it offers one of the best deals in Kanyakumari. At only 28 USD per weekend, you’re treated to rooms with beautiful views, friendly staff, and clean rooms daily. Guests have reviewed the hotel well and stated that they loved having access to both the beach and the train station, and they were also treated to beautiful views of the sunrise and sunset from the hotel terrace.
Hotel Rajam is probably one of the hotels that will get you as close to the beach as possible. It’s only a one-minute walk to get there, and before you leave you’ll be able to eat the vegetarian breakfast that’s offered at the hotel. Beachfront views are available in nearly all of the rooms, and you’ll be treated to wake-up service, daily housekeeping, free WiFi and free parking. It will be a blast to be able to go back and forth between the beach and the comfort of your room throughout your stay.
Hotel Viswa Residency is an option that’s a two-minute walk from the beach, but it’s also situated closer to town than many other options. This means it’s the perfect spot for visitors who are looking to explore both the shoreline and everything else that Kanyakumari has to offer. Guests have beautiful views of the sea as well as free private parking, satellite TV, and private bathrooms. The rooms that don’t have ocean views still look out onto either picturesque mountains or gardens. Guests have loved the balcony space on the rooms and car service to and from the hotel.
Hotel Temple Citi is well-rated, extremely affordable and only a six-minute walk from the beach. With the hotel’s private parking, you’ll be able to leave your car there and head to the beach every single day at your leisure. The hotel has an on-site restaurant, and each room is equipped with a flat-screen bathroom, private sitting area, and private bathroom. Some rooms also offer a terrace or balcony.
Restaurant Safety deposit box Free parking Free WiFi Non-smoking rooms VIP room facilities Dry cleaning Currency exchange
The Gopinivas Grand Hotel offers luxury-style bedrooms, bathrooms, and amenities for a great deal of 48 USD per weekend (3075.87 rupees). Hotels close to the beach are usually more whimsical and casual, but the Gopinivas is a short walk from the beach without sacrificing the luxury style that you would normally see in a more urban or metropolitan hotel. Each room comes with flat-screen TV and cable channels and a private bathroom, and downstairs guests can enjoy the attached restaurant.
Budget-friendly, beautiful vacation spot
Kanyakumari may not be the first town that comes to mind when many think of seaside destinations to put on their lists of places to visit. However, it shouldn’t be overlooked! There are so many budget-friendly hotels and homestays to choose from that offer quick access to the shore without sacrificing any of the luxuries that come with more pricey options. Many of the hotels also offer close access to the town, which has plenty of sightseeing opportunities for visitors. Kanyakumari may just be your next favorite vacation.
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