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Spencer Home

1/298 Parade Road, | Fort Kochi, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
Spencer Home
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Friendly staff. Great location. Large comfy rooms with much needed aircon for the humid climate. The only downfall, the bathroom wasn't great. Huge room with just the sink in and then shower and toilet squished in a small room. Wifi only worked in common room. Overall great place to stay

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We selected Spencer Home based on the Trip Advisor reviews for a day's stay for our family in the last leg of our holiday in Kerala. The only thing going for this place is its location, which is very central. Apart from this the rooms have no windows, the bathrooms have no shelves, the linen is not clean, the pillow... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

This guesthouse is cozy and pretty near perfect -- located right in the heart of the touristy Ft. Cochin but on a quiet street overlooking the parade grounds, with small but clean rooms well-appointed with comfy beds and mosquito nets (a MUST!), and a cute tropical garden and WiFi-enabled common room to relax in. There are also two very friendly,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This homestay is very well located and there ends the matter. The linen given is not freshly laundered,the toilets are makeshift arrangements where the geysers dont function. The Acs trip and there is no one to fix them. There is one staff who functions as the manager,cook etc. They serve only toast with tea or coffee for breakfast and if... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We chanced upon Spencer Home after getting off the 165 rupee bus from the airport (1&3/4 hours) and being accosted by a young guy asking us to look at 'his' hotel. After we looked at 'his' hotel and knocked it back he showed us to his friends hotel around the corner, Spencer Home. I was sold on the size of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We stayed at the Spencer home with 6 friends in October. From the initial greeting until our sad farewell we recieved very good service with comfortable accomodation. Even the non-ac rooms were very pleasant facing onto a small attractive garden with a shaded verandah area. The furnishings and original features of the house are well perserved and add to the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I stayed for a night at Spencer. We accidentally stumbled upon this place while looking for a home stay at Kochi. This is at 9 pm. We were warmly welcomed inside by a senior gentleman who left his meal midway to speak to us. They have AC and non AC options at very reasonable pricing as compared to other options... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Lonely Planet recommended Spencer Homestay but I should have remained skeptical... It was described as a pristine homestay. It was anything but. Upon arrival, I was taken to my room which had no windows. Given the 98+ degree weather outside and extreme humidity in Cochin, the airless and blacked out room felt a bit stifling. The bathroom sink and toilet... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

I really liked Spencer Home. The manager was very kind and humble, the prices reasonable and the decor very true to Fort Kochi, a very colonial atmosphere. The rooms are good and the patio looks amazing. There are quite a few mosquitoes at night so do use the net and prepare your insect repellent! One thing the place could improve... More 

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spencerhome-kochi, Owner at Spencer Home, responded to this review

Hi Chloe, Appreciate your sincere feedback. I am very pleased that we were able to meet your expectations and host you during your trip, it was our pleasure ! I take your feedback constructively and will work on improving our B'fast, thanks for the excellent suggestion. Mosquitoes are a menace at our locality we are working with local authorities and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

The Spencer Home has a lovely airy entrance lobby with wifi connection and a computer to use. The rooms surround a small grassy area with wide, shady verandas. The rooms are spotless, no dirty marks on the wall, with clean (although somewhat stained) sheets and towels.Very comfortable beds but no television. The people running it are very pleasant and speak... More 

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spencerhome-kochi, Owner at Spencer Home, responded to this review

Hi Meriyn, thanks for the excellent feedback. Free Wifi is something we have newly setup, its a pleasure knowing that our guests are finding it useful. We do hope to see you again and next time we will aim to get a 5 STAR. More 

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