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Delight - Fort Kochi

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Ridsdale Road, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
Delight - Fort Kochi
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and a friend stayed for 4 nights in June. The gardens are beautiful and our room (I think most rooms) have a couple of chairs to sit outside to make the most of the gardens. Our room was spacious and clean with a powerful shower. Very helpful at arranging day trips even late the night before! Would definetly recommend... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I was 3 nights late in arriving due to a visa problem. I contacted David from Sydney, where I had been offloaded, and he was so polite and said just let him know when I would be arriving and rebook. No penalty ! What a delight to arrive. The gardens are so pretty, the house grand and our room very... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Lovely place to stay in a good location in Fort Kochi. Town is easily accessible while still maintaining a quiet location to get a good nights sleep. Gardens are immaculate, rooms quirky and homely, would definitely stay again. David and his wife were very hospitable and cooked us Kerala breakfast at our request for the time we stayed. I would... More 

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Bern, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Elegant home stay. Very attentive, friendly and helpful owners. Rooms beautiful, clean and well maintained. Lush and carefully designed front garden. Excellent location in Fort Kochi, close to everything (walking distance).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

David and his kind wife are hospitable and friendly hosts. The heritage house is well maintained and each room is spacious and includes an ac. The location overlooks the parade ground and is a short walk from many of fort kochi tourist attractions. If you're looking for a comfortable stay without the commercial hotel feel then this is a good... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Came here after we decided to leave the hotel we were in. The owner is very friendly and nice and what is most important - always ready to help!! exactly what you need in India! he helped us quite a lot when we needed some advise and assistance on a Munnar package trip we bought The rooms are nice and... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This is a lovely home stay: huge rooms in a wonderful old house. It's very clean, very close to everything and the management are friendly and helpful. We (2 adults, 2 kids) stayed in one room and loved Fort Cochin.

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leith, edinburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We arrived at Delight Homestay after a sleepless plane journey from Scotland and the airline having lost our bags. David had arranged a pickup from Kochi airport which was a godsend and we had also en route stopped at several cash points and been unable to obtain money from anywhere. Needless to say we arrived exhausted, hot and frazzled. David... More 

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Romsey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

My boyfriend and I stayed here for 3 nights at the beginning of December. We stayed in the upstairs front room with the corner balcony which was a lovely spacious room with great views over the parade ground outside. Delight Homestay is very well run by David and Flowery and they were always on hand to offer help or advice.... More 

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This property is more like a combination boutique hotel and home stay and is in an ideal location for exploring Fort Kochi. The rooms are thoughtfully decorated, clean and comfortable. David and Flowery were very helpful with directions, getting tickets to cultural shows, excursions, etc. and they are backed up by an attentive staff. The only thing that could be... More 

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