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The Bungalow Heritage Homestay

Near St. Theresa's Chapel | Vypeen, Kochi (Cochin) 682510 , India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say that hasn't already been said before? Neema and her family made us so welcome and nothing was too much trouble. The room we had was perfect and so comfortable a d clean. The Keralan breakfasts were so tasty and set us up for the day. The advice Neema gave us regarding local transport and things to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014 via mobile

Was booked in here by Escape to India as part of a tour of Kerala, on their recommendation. Arriving late at night after the flight from Delhi we had a lovely warm welcome from Neema and family. A lovely house with much history. Nicely situated on Vypeen Island, quiet, and only minutes from the ferry to Fort Kochi. Sadly only... More

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We have just had 3 great nights at this ideal Homestay. Neema the wonderful host could not do more to make our stay comfortable and interesting, she is a font of knowledge of everything local. Our room was in traditional style large and comfortable and the breakfasts Indian style and very tasty. It is ideally placed very close to the... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

After a busy dusty time in North India The Bungalow in Kerala was heaven. Spotlessly clean, beautiful food and our family host Neema, who knew exactly our wishes before we asked. Neema was like a protective mother to us. Ron and Gay from Melbourne, Australia.

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

I only had two nights (one shared with a friend) at The Bungalow. I thoroughly enjoyed the experience - complete with a cooking lesson from Neema. The food was delicious, rooms very comfortable and location a short ferry ride from Fort Cochin. The ferry literally takes 5 minutes and runs frequently - gives a nice quick view of the harbour.... More

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Douglas, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

This was our first experience of a homestay and we were very happy! We arrived early in the morning and we were made very welcome. After a rest Neema gave us some suggestions of where to go and what to see. Our breakfast was a traditional Keralan one which was also very good. The room we had was also very... More

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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014 via mobile

We only had two nights at The Bungalow but in that time we had a very warm welcome from Neema and her family and loved the house and its character. Neema totally spoiltv us with delicious curries and went out of her way to ensure we saw the best Kochi has to offer in such a short time. We would... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014 via mobile

I stayed with my mother at Neema's family home and home stay for our first three nights ever in India. We had chosen her as our host because of the great reviews in the past and as we wanted a more local, authentic experience. We were not disappointed! Neema is an excellent hostess. Nothing seems too much for her and... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

We had booked to stay with Neema for 3 nights but unfortunately our plans changed and we had to move on after one night. We were sad to leave this welcoming and comfortable home stay. The passion, enthusiasm and friendly hospitality of Neema and her family was a pleasure to experience, along with Neema 's excellent meals. This warm hospitality... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014 via mobile

We planned a busy three week holiday in Kerala, starting and finishing in Ft Kochi. We chose the Bungalow as our starting point after good TA reviews and were delighted that we did. The beautiful homestead is located just across the water from Ft Kochi: a two minute walk and then five minutes on the ferry and you are right... More

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Also Known As:
The Bungalow Heritage Homestay Kochi (Cochin), India - Kerala
Address: Near St. Theresa's Chapel | Vypeen, Kochi (Cochin) 682510 , India
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Location: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
Free Breakfast Free Parking
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Ranked #1 of 281 B&Bs / Inns in Kochi (Cochin)
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Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Bungalow, located at Vypeen side of the harbor mouth of Port of Cochin, with its own history and culture. Built in 1930, this heritage building of Vypeen is a mixture of Portuguese, Dutch and Kerala architectures. Vypeen is a meld of Portuguese, Dutch and English influences; where history is alive even today. ... more   less 
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