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2.5 of 5 Guest house   |   Rose Street | Fort Cochin, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
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Ranked #42 of 291 Kochi (Cochin) B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago via mobile

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 4 weeks ago

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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We only had a short time in Kochi, but staying at XL Homestay felt like we were staying friends/family. Immediately felt at home with Judy and his friendly family. Judy was an excellent source of local information, gave us map to orientate us and fixed up tourist highlights very quickly as we had little time. Delicious keralan breakfast, lovely a/c... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Fort kochin is a place where you will find different sorts of hotels, home stays , restaurants etc. But XL Home stay stands out of the crowd because of their awesome services and the friendly manner of the staffs over there. First of all i would like to give a Big fat thank you to the team who was lead... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The owner did not honor our reservation, even though we had already paid. She claimed that we had arrived too late... we arrived 5 pm. It did not say anywhere that we had to check in before 5 pm but she still refused to give us any money back. During our four weeks in India, this was the only scam... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Stayed at XL after getting a good deal on it on hotels.com via tripadvisor. Booked a AC room for 1500 a night and was everything the pictures said it was. Judy the hostess was a very nice lady and arranged a pick up from the airport to the homestay and even a drop when we were leaving. The best part... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

My wife and I stayed at the XL Homestay from January 18 to January 23, 2014. We had a very good stay because of Judy, the owner. She is a warm and welcoming person who was always on site and eager to assist us in whatever we needed. We had booked our stay at the homestay only a day or... More

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Address: Rose Street | Fort Cochin, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
Location: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — XL Homestay 2.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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