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Kovil Home Stay

X/1646, Amaravathy, | Near Amman Kovil Temple, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
Kovil Home Stay
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

We stayed for 2 nights in this friendly homestay. The minute your arrive Usha will take good care of you. Very nice family, and good value for money, they were one of the first homestay in Fort Cochin. Quite location next to the temple, just go and enjoy! Aleks & Carina

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

Its affordable,pretty close to all the touristy places in fort kochi and has one of the best hosts possible. The husband and wife are nice friendly people,helping us with the tour program and all. There's a basic North Indian restaurant nearby that they pointed out to us Rooms are nice and clean The AC might be a bit problematic though... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

In Feb 2012, my friends and I took our daughters back to India to explore the land of their birth. They were 8 - 9 years old and had been away for 6 years. The Kovil Homestay was exactly as I'd hoped... It was comfortable and clean and felt very homey. In my book, it's a perfect place for an... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2012

Kovils guest-house is a very nice house in the middle of fort-kochi(indian side). No view but an excellent welcome from Usha (house keeper)and her family! Good price (500rps)for a double bed room with bathroom, and a little patio, very clean and comfortable. The people there made me a warm welcome, and tea!...then gave a lot of infos of kochi and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2012

wonderful place, great family, could not do enough for us, we even had a cookery lesson. Clean rooms, a roof to chill on if needed. The area is just great across the road from a small temple, the whole neighbourhood are SO friendly, we were so glad we stayed here. We did stay at others but this was REALLY nice-thank... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2012

Kovil homestay is manged by a small family. It really a home away from home. spacious room and execellent service. Usha the lady of the house cooks breakfast for us each morning in the ethnic style of food and sometimes tries to provide a western breakfast, The room were excellent, spacious and clean and each had its own bathroom. No... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2012

we stayed at this homestay as a 2nd choice - my 1st choice cancelled on me due to a family wedding. we arrived from the uk to kochin airport then went to kovil homestay for 2 nights. we were met by the friendly wife to be shown to the cottage on the front of the house. this was basic. no... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2012

we loved our stay in kovil. we were welcomed by a lovely family some of the nicest people we met in india. i spent my birthday there and they had a cake made and we celebrated, witch was one of my best times in india. the cooking classes were great! i asked to go to the market with them to... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2012

I also had not intended to stay here as first choice but Fort Kochi can book up as it is very touristy. I was very pleasantly surprised. 800 INR (including breakfast) is about standard for stays here. The place was clean. The owners are friendly and don't go the hard sell on anything. We ended up staying an extra night... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2012

I stayed in this homestay for 1 night in december 2011 and I think it's overpriced. I've payed 800 including breakfast but I found much nicer places for 700 INR including breakfast and dinner. The madam started to talk about her cooking class and the drawings of her daughter (that she sells) just a few minutes after I arrived....

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