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1/390,Burger Street, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
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Oy's Homestay
Ranked #158 of 299 Kochi (Cochin) B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

I stayed here with my sister last week and also 3 years a go when I first visited Kerala. The service is impeccable and staff are super friendly and chilled out. There's always music playing and drinks served and its an excellent location to base yourself in prior to exploring the rest of Kerala. The rooms are spacious and clean... More 

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Tel Aviv District, Israel
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

I stayed at Oy's guest house for three nights at the end of January. My first room had bed bugs (!!!) so I had to move to a different one. They have no minimal cleaning standards especially when it concerns the shower and toilets which were quite disgusting. When I changed room I was 'welcomed' by cigarettes butts behind the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Basic rooms, reasonably clean, friendly owner, fairly cheap. Is right on main road so noisy in front rooms so recommend asking for room at rear of property. Also check if room price includes tax/breakfast. 5 min walk from main strip at fort Cochin.

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Had breakfast here everyday in Kochi! Great muesli, very fresh. Helpfull staff, nice athmosphere. The location of the place is good and the rooms are clean and fresh. Beds are okay but so are most India beds :)

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Chennai (Madras), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

This place is too cool for school. Perhaps it wakes up after dark - or in the mornings - I don't know; when we visited it was half empty but the service was surly and inattentive; the waiter forgot an order (he was probably too busy watching the soccer); the duty manager spent his time in the street smoking and... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Oy's was amazing, I spent way too much time here hanging out too. The staff as well as the owners are all very friendly and have great service. The atmosphere of the cafe is excellent with the great photography on the walls and decorations. The food is great too! Definite must visit if in Ft. Kochi.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

The place is like a dungeon... up a flight of stairs... fly's all over.. there were ants on her dining table.. the owner agrees for one rate and then charges u more... if not she will scream and humiliate u... never ever stay here.. made r trip to kochi miserable... She says she also washes clothes.. charges too much and... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

after having a booking problem when arriving in Cochin we stumbled upon Oy's for breakfast. It turned out they are also a homestay and within a few hours we were very happily put into their family room upstairs. The room was great- spacious and ambient with plenty of natural light. The boys who run the place were fantastic, so friendly... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Lovely chilled cafe', equally great for a quick cup of tea or coffee, a drink or a meal. Friendly helpful staff and a super atmosphere. The cafe' doubled up as a travel agent for me as the owner can also organise trips in the backwaters, arrange cars and also owns a couple of homestays. His prices are comparable to others... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

The rooms are located just above the Oy's Cafe...got an AC room for a good rate - but the power kept going out and was struggling in the heat and humidity of Kochi. Apart from this it was a good find - close to the sights in Fort Kochi and the eating places.

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Address: 1/390,Burger Street, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
Location: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
Oy's Homestay Kochi (Cochin), India - Kerala

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