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XL Homestay

Certificate of Excellence
Rose Street | Fort Cochin, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
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Ranked #72 of 316 Kochi (Cochin) B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Normanton, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

having spent 25 nights here got to know judy and her son Sheldon very well nothing is to much trouble think I put her to the test from airport transfers to trips out rooms cleaned every other day each room has its own hot water heater bathroom wetroom type with shower as I was the only guest booked in for... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location, everything closes around 10pm so being within a few blocks of shops and restaurants made the evenings a nice time to stroll around. Also only a handful of restaurants serve alcohol so forget enjoying a beer or wine with dinner. There is a bar opposite XL though!

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Varanasi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is great place to stay undoubtedly.. we had been there only for 3 nights but i stayed more nights because it was on very nice location and very peaceful..we were not ready to leave this place soon..room is good and very clean ..this place's owner is very humble and co-operative..she helped us and guided for everything. .. We were... More 

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59 hotel reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We stayed here for three nights during our preparation for the Rickshaw Run, it was very close to the grounds where the launch of the Run was (about 5 min walk). We had one of the bigger rooms, with a small balcony and it was very nice. The bathroom is quite basic and small, but it works ok and the... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We did not had a booking we reached at late evening and found this property, it is run by a middle aged Aunty, she was very nice and co operative also when asked she offered us great discount on the Tariff. The rooms are nice but found little more furniture than required and bathrooms were very small, Rest everything was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Nothing to complain about here. Very friendly and helpful people working here. Clean and nice rooms. And location is also good close to chinese fishing nets area. All in all a great stay i could recomend to anyone!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Ours was a very adventurous, unplanned trip in October. Found this very homely place called XL honestay after a lot of room hunting in the cold, pouring rain.....We were there for just a night but we had a very comfortable stay. They dont provide food but I guess they would on request. Lovely people run this place....I happened to leave... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We only stayed in Fort Cochin for one night but had a lovely stay at XL Homestay. The room was clean and comfortable and the homestay itself is a great location - it's just a short walk from the beach and the Chinese Fishing Nets. Our host was lovely - she was very friendly and gave us umbrellas when it... More 

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Ebikon, Luzern, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

I stayed during monsum and it was raining a lot. Luckily the owner Judie always gave me good advices what to do in the region. She even managed to change my flight to Abu Dhabi one week earlier, to escape the rain. When ever you have a problem in India, Judie will solve them for you. She is a great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We stayed in this house for our vaccation for 4 nights , room were very clean with a nice smell always. Judy , did take care of our travel plans for our entire journey, the best was houseboat she booked for us ar ALPY. .Location was good to walk out to all places for shopping, eatouts,to visit all monumental places.... More 

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