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XL Homestay

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Rose Street | Fort Cochin, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
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Kindersley, Canada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in room 105 which is a very large room with a balcony that overlooks the street! Nice clean room and bathroom.... The water pressure was somewhat limited but good enough for a shower!! We choose no a/c and the ceiling fan was enough to keep us cool!! Judy and her son Sheldon were very helpful and acomadating. Thank... More 

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1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

First off, I would like to say just how great this little homestay was. I stayed the evening of Christmas Day and found it to be clean, well-run and in an incredible location right in the heart of Fort Cochi. Judie, the proprietress, has perfect English and an encyclopedic knowledge of the area and what there is to do and... More 

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Torfaen, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

This was easily the best place we stayed in, and compares well with the best hotels in Kerala for comfort and convenience. Judith is a charming lady with a warm down to earth character and near perfect English. My first choice for Cochin. Clean spacious rooms and ensuite and excellent laundry service. Close to all amenities. David and Givi.

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Moscow, Russia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

My staying was very nice. Firstly, very friendly and helpful people. Helped me with taxi, post, dinner with fresh fish. I'm very thankful for all. Room is simple, but cozy. Clean and spacious. Location is excellent. Very close to the beach and cafes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

I am a girl who travels solo and the minute I arrived I felt at home. The rooms are nice and clean and judie was literally my mother in india. She helped me and was so warm and welcoming! Highly highly recommend! !! Noa from israel

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

Amazingly clean, amazing location, so close to the heart beat of everything, you will not be disappointed! Judy is an amazing host, so warm and generous you can't help but feel at home and as I was travelling solo this was much appreciated. I decided to stay a week longer than planned because of my wonderful experience here!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

My stay at XL, although short, was wonderful. The place was just a few steps away from the beach, and also the auto stand was right adjacent to it, which proved to be of great help. The room was clean and Judie was surely a lovely host, with her warmth and friendly nature. In a nutshell, I'd give this place... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

This is a great place to stay at a very reasonable price very close to the Chinese fishing nets. The owner and her son are extremely friendly and helpful. The room I occupied was very basic but it was clean and had a/c and its own private bathroom. Breakfast is served in the mornings on the roof. I thoroughly recommend... More 

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Auroville, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Suggested by a previous guest house in Alleppey. The owner lady Judy sent a taxi to pick us up for 35 km at affordable price. Clean easy home-stay, kind owner lady very helpful. In a nice location. Recommended !

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Ontario, Canada
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I first happened upon this perfect little homestay by accident on my first trip to Kochi 3 years ago. I was immediatly impressed with the cleanliness of rooms and friendly nature of host Judy. Last year I returned to India on a solo trip and there was no question where I would stay while in Kochi. It is easy to... More 

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