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Sithara Homestay

House No. 1/308, " SITHARA " | Lilly Street, Fort Cochin, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
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Ranked #26 of 286 Kochi (Cochin) B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cairo, Egypt
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Best stay in India We spend three nights at Harry's place... It's wonderful homestay perfect location, very clean rooms with hot water and free Wifi ... Delicious food ... But the highlight of our stay was the hospitality of Harry's family , they are very friendly and welcoming yet very professional and respect your space and privacy ... they were... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

The best homely experience outside home we have ever had! We were four friends from Mumbai travelling to kerala for the first time and even before we stepped into Cochin, locals in the train recommended us Sithara homestay. We cant thank Harry uncle and family enough for the lovely stay :) Do sit with Harry uncle and Varun for a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We had a lovely stay, harry and his family were very welcoming. They gave us a large, clean, comfortable room with a clean en suit. Ac and non ac is available, we opted for non ac. The breakfasts on the reviews sound lovely, but unfortunately we didn't receive a fancy one. Overall, we had a pleasant stay in beautiful surroundings.... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Ill admit this the sitara home stay is definitely nothing compared to the Ritz but it has something very special. Evey morning when you wake up you smell that lovely fresh air especially when it rains in the early mornings. Then you get that traditional south Indian breakfast. I simply loved and honestly I never thought that I could expect... More

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New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

I stayed at Sithara Homestay in Dec 2013 for 4 days. I received a warm and friendly welcome from Harry and his son. The room I stayed in was clean, comfortable and tidy. The location of the homestay in Fort Cochin was in close proximity to pretty much to most if not all attractions and it is within walking distance.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We felt very welcome in this beautiful old villa with its nice garden full of exotic birds, ideally situated inmidst of Cochin Fort. Harry and his wife, Mercie, are very friendly, full of humor and helpful. They both speak English very well. The rooms on the first floor are nice, clean and spacious. Reasonable price. A rich breakfast is served... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

This is a very nice home stay with a very attentive family for hosts. The setting is great and rooms pleasant. The home cooking is fantastic - the seafood was better than I have had in restaurants. The service provided is very attentive and you feel like a member of the family.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

After exchanging few emails with Mr. Harry, i decided to stay at the Sithara Homestay for 2days. I had booked a Single Non AC room, but was bumped up to a double room. Harry and family were extremely welcoming and in fact i went on to extending my stay to a total of 4days. The rooms are very clean, sheets... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Harry and family were ideal to stay with. Backwater trips and taxis were arranged as well as accommodation for my travels further north which took all the hassle out of organising these myself. The family were great company, the room was ideal for the price and the food was excellent. The curried eggs were a favourite. One of the best... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We stayed twice with Harry and Mercy John in their most welcoming and lovable home. We had two comfortable rooms,bath room and balcony. Harry is a very keen host and we had lots of laughs together. Mercy is a wonderful cook and we had the best ever banana pancakes for breakfast with coconut, raisins and cashew nuts in them. On... More

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Address: House No. 1/308, " SITHARA " | Lilly Street, Fort Cochin, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
Location: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
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Sithara Homestay welcomes you to Kerala, the nature lover’s wonderland, for an amazing experience. Kerala, a sliver of land located at the southernmost tip of India is 560 km long with lofty mountain ranges gracing one side and washed by the blue Arabian Sea on the other. Popularly known as ‘God's own country’, Kerala is viewed and listed by the National Geographic Traveler as one of the 50 places of a lifetime to be visited. Enjoy and explore Kerala in the ambiance of a traditional kerala house with us at Sithara Homestay. Situated on one of the streets of Fort Cochin, Sithara Homestay caters to the taste and needs of the discerning tourists. Present on a street studded with numerous ancient buildings conjuring up an aura of yore. An ideal place to start your discovery of the place and to plan and explore the beauty of Kerala. Fort Cochin is one of the sections of Cochin (The industrial Capital of Kerala), tucked between the Arabian Sea & the backwaters. Situated on a peninsula in the west linked by a complex system of ferries and unimaginatively made bridges, Fort Cochin shares the western location with Mattancherry as its other geographical ally of the old districts, while the eastern part is occupied by modern Ernakulam. ... more   less 
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