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Vedanta - Wake up! by the backwaters, Fort Kochi

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   1/506 Fort Kochi, Opposite Brunton Boatyard, River Road | Next to Fort Kochi Main Boat Jetty & Bus Station, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Overall the hostel was Ok to good, staff spoke good English, not a bad location, good common room. The bad is that we were there for 4 days and didn't have the room cleaned once, generally I just don't think the place was as clean as it could be. Also the front doors were always wide open, so lots of... More

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

> The name of the hotel(Vedanta- Wake up by the backwaters) perfectly matches its location. > Newcomers will get all the help from hotel people, to get to know about the entire city & places to visit nearby. > Hotel staff( from manager to house keepers) is very kind, welcoming & supportive. > One can enjoy facilities like 24*7- wifi,... More

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to this hostel in July 2013, and my stay was absolutely perfect. It has any kind of comfort (hot water, wifi, cleanliness, ..) you can dream of in India. Perfect location in the center of Fort Cochin, welcoming and friendly staff, this place helped me to recover from my tiring trip around southern India. Don't miss the trip... More

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Toronto, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Vedanta is a lovely spot in Fort Kochi that's clean & very decently priced. The staff are very helpful & will arrange anything for you during your stay, including backwater tours, cooking classes, Ayurvedic massages, tickets Kathakali dance performances, as well as help you with travel arrangements, like bus tickets and taxis. This place also has a mini restaurant, so... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at vedanta for 3 days. It's great place to stay in if you are on a budget trip. Clean rooms, good beds, the bathroom is neat and the staff are very friendly and helpful. Food is also available which is prett good. Highly recommended for a budget stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for two nights. The staff were most-helpful. Location is good. Most attractions of Fort Kochi are at walking distance. The rooms are spacious and clean and absolute bang for the buck. p.s. It is more a backpackers hostel rather than a hotel.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Vedanta Wake-up is a very good place to stay in Fort Kochi. The staff is very friendly and helpful, the room was very clean and the food they cook is amazing! They also help you with tours around the backwaters and with useful tourist information!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

This place is excellent at the given price in Kochin, believe me. Right at the centre of Fort Kochin, walking distance from the main bus stand and 500 metres from the ferry station. The place is clean and the staff is really helpful. The aircondition is fine, the food is cooked freshed. I have no complains with the place, one... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We stayed at Vedanta's Kovalam hotel last year and were so impressed with their service standards that we decided to stay with them once again, this time at their Fort Kochi hotel . They have a fantastic location, right in the middle of the city. The rooms are clean and tidy and are absolutely value for money. The staff is... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

We booked here for just one night originally but on arrival were greeted very friendly and were encouraged to stay another. Bad idea. The room was dark cramped and dirty. Shower was almost non-existent after promised "24hr hot water" the "anytime food service" on the menu was apparently not available at dinner time, or lunch, only breakfast (not worth the... More

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Address: 1/506 Fort Kochi, Opposite Brunton Boatyard, River Road | Next to Fort Kochi Main Boat Jetty & Bus Station, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
Location: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
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Hotel Class:2 star — Vedanta - Wake up! by the backwaters, Fort Kochi 2*
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Vedanta, the highest state of consciousness and self realization can be achieved only while traveling. Vedanta Wake up! India’s finest chain of backpacking hostels, was conceived to address the primary concerns of backpackers and budget travelers. Vedanta Wake up! by the backwaters, Fort Kochi, is nestled in the heart of the city and is walking distance to all shops, restaurants, bars and local attractions such as the beach, Chinese Fishing Nets, Santa Cruz Cathedral, St. Francis Church and Mattancherry Palace. Our rooms are designed keeping comfort and cleanliness in mind. We offer shared rooms with en-suite bathrooms as well as superior private rooms for families. At Vedanta Wake up!, we offer you an environment to meet fellow travelers in our lounges which are fully equipped with computers, free Wi-Fi, television sets, DVD players, movies, book exchange libraries, guitars, board games, maps and eateries. Our eateries will provide you with hygienic and sumptuous meals cooked by our in-house chefs any time of the day at very minimum charge. We encourage our guests to socialize and get to know each other through local bar crawls, sight-seeing trips, dinner outings, movie nights, karaoke nights and other fun activities almost every night (and there’s no curfew!). We provide assistance in arranging local tours and visits to nearby tourist attractions so that our guests can soak in the sights and sounds and have a memorable holiday experience. We also organize classes such as cooking, yoga, Indian classical music and Ayurvedic massages. You can check in any time of the day. Our young and energetic team will provide you with every comfort possible to make your stay fun and unforgettable. ... more   less 
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