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2.5 of 5 Guest house   |   Rose Street | Fort Cochin, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
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Ranked #41 of 288 Kochi (Cochin) B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
Victor N Ebikon, Luzern, Switzerland
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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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Ebikon, Luzern, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Goa, India
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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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Bangalore, India
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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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Winnipeg, Canada
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at the XL and the beginning and end of our trip. Very comfortable, lovely rooms, right in the middle of Fort Cochin. Judy knows all there is to know about Kerala as she arranged for her son pick us and and take us back to the airport. Worry not. You are in very safe hands at the XL

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Athens, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Thank you to Judy for making my quick trip to Kochin so exciting and pleasant. XL Homestay is reasonably priced (I got the AC) for the great location, Judy is incredibly helpful with information on the area and tips for where to go, etc. She arranged my airport pickup as well, which I really appreciated since I got in late... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here for 2 weeks while traveling. It truly felt like my home, such an unforgettable experience. Judy and her son Sheldon were so accommodating and I am so grateful to have booked this homestay. It is located in a great area and if you have any questions at all Judy will be sure to answer them and point... 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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