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La Dame Rouge

Kizhakke Veedu,Manapilly | Vypin Island, Kochi (Cochin) 682501, India
La Dame Rouge

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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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137 reviews 137 reviews
116 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

There is a real sense of living in a grand merchant's house as it might have been in the past. It is set in a lot of it's own space in an interesting residential road, detached from the normal tourist circuit. The house and it's rooms are large and unspoilt by progress in a positive sense, and this feeling is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

This is a very special home stay. It sounds paradoxical, but Marc, the French host, has managed to create a wonderfully authentic Indian homestay. The traditional house, built around a garden courtyard, retains its original character, and with the exception of electricity, hot water, and internet, everything is as it was a hundred years ago. The furnishings are traditional, with... More 

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Lewes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

A special experience,after two weeks touring Golden Triangle the Rouge was just what was needed,unique accommodation and atmosphere to slow the pace. Staying in a converted rice barn ,enjoying lots of other rooms full of collectibles brought by Marco means every minute a pleasure. We had fresh ingredients every day and brilliant improvised menus provided by Tanga in his open... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Finding the right words to describe La Dame Rouge isn't an easy task. Absolutely everything from is brought together to make your stay a memorable one. Marco is without a doubt the most welcoming, devoted, passionate and friendly person you will meet. The rest of the family living at La Dame Rouge is just as wonderful! The feasts offered made... More 

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Wareham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

We stayed at La Dame Rouge for too short a time - the nobly proportioned rooms, full of antique furniture, sculpture and curious carvings, were places to dream, to read, to listen to Marco's stories of life in India - Tanga's food was wonderful - we feasted like sultans and sultanas - the beach was only a short exciting ride... More 

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

I spent 1 week in La Dame Rouge and I was very impressed by the excellent and special place and its atmosphere, and by the lovely host family that is managing it. The room was great and the food was really excellent! I will for sure return one day (hopefully soon).

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We had an extraordinary stay with Marco and his Indian family, the most lovely, happy and relaxing experience not only of our time in the country but of all our travels in Asia. La Dame Rouge is a colorful pearl in a leafy sheath with a unique atmosphere, a very tastefully furnished and decorated home tucked away in a large... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

Wow what a wonderful place. Firstly, we arrived at Cherai Beach during the two day national strike so would have had no way of getting to La Dame Rouge as there were no taxis or rickshaws operating. However, Marco and his neighbour came to pick us up on their motorbikes and when the strike was over the next day we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

We have just returned from our 10 day holiday in Cochin staying at La Dame Rouge. We chose this Homestay from it's excellent reviews. We weren't disappointed. Marco and his family made us feel very welcome and nothing was too much trouble for them. We stayed in the very spacious suite with large bedroom, lounge, shower room and private massage... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

Stayed here in December on a short holiday. We were there for 3 nights. Very very personalized service and a great hotel. Guess because it's a small hotel it becomes easy to offer personalized service. Meals were very good, the chef took personal interest. The rooms are nice, individually and tastefully furninshed. Was a good break from hectic schedule of... More 

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