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Sithara Homestay

House No. 1/308, " SITHARA " | Lilly Street, Fort Cochin, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
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Ranked #32 of 322 Kochi (Cochin) B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Stayed there four days. The rooms are clean and big. Hot water. Window nets (that actualy works). Great location in fort kochi. Close to DAL-ROTI restaurant. Close to the center and the beach. Cool family.

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Mount Barker, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We were lucky enough to stay at Sithara for a total of 4 nights. Unfortunately Mr Harry wasn't there when we visited but we were very well received and looked after by his 2IC Mr Sajan and his wife. Mr Harry helped me organise everything from transfer to houseboat. Nothing was too much trouble. the house is situated in a... More 

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Singleton, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Myself & 2 girlfriends spent 2 wonderful days & nights at Sithara Homestay. Sithara is a home away from home,very clean rooms,hot water,free Wifi,everything that a home has,even a beautiful garden out the front where you can sit & ponder. The location is fabulous,walking distance to everything,the fishing nets are a must see.Unfortunately our time there was short,but I can... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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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 via mobile

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
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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