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Koshys Homestay

Labbakandam | Labbakandam, Thekkady 685509, India
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  • Location
    4.5 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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Moers, Germany
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6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The place is situated in a very quiet side road, not far from the Elephant Camp. The hosts are very kind, not only that she cooks excellently but with his help we got all kinds of arrangements organised, which helped us to use free time in a very nice way. Basically we had looked for a spot where we could... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Koshys is a good place to stay, there is lots of space in the bedroom and kitchenette and you can make your own drinks. There is even a tv. Zachariah and his wife were so helpful, arranging programmes, sending out for drinks and finding a good barber for a haircut. The breakfasts were great and they gave use supplies while... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We stayed here for one night while visiting Periyar National Park and I couldn't recommend it highly enough. We were made to feel very welcome and our hosts couldn't have done more to make us feel at home. The room was very clean and well presented and the communal areas where great to hang around in and plan our day.... More 

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Axminster
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We visited this lovely Home-Stay last Feb . with my daughter & son-in- law plus 3 grand- daughters aged 7,5&2. We were made so welcome , the lady cooked delicious food for us ,making a special effort for the children. The gentleman organized outings for us ,which were a great success. Lovely spacious living area & nice to be able... More 

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San Luis Obispo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

What one gets out of a home stay depends in part on what one puts into it. One has to be as cheerful and gregarious as one expects one's hosts to be. Ramani and Zachariah, the owners of Dr. Koshy's home stay, didn't keep me at arms length but spent hours chatting with me over breakfasts, teas and a dinner... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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18 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

We absolutely loved our time at Koshys Homestay. Finished a 4 day hike/bike tour in Kumily and had a day here, and it was the perfect finish to our long journey on the road. We had the entire top floor: great to have the space outside the bedroom to sit and relax. The building is a walk from plenty of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We were given a very warm welcome to this homestay. Rooms are clean, with a spacious living area and wonderful roof terrace for relaxing. The cooking lesson with Mrs Koshy gave us some great insight and the meal we shared with the Koshys was superb. The early morning call from the hornbill was also a nice addition.

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Truro, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

a great homestay, clean and spacious,with sitting and dining area, and small kitchen for tea and coffee making , you can go to the roof terrace and get glimpses of the elephant rides next door ,which we experienced and was great fun.We thoroughly enjoyed eating with zachariah and Ramini,they made you feel so welcome,were great to talk to ,so informative... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Our stay at Koshy's was delightful. Zachariah and Ramani were warm and welcoming. Our favorite part was the cooking demonstration and all the meals. Ramani's cooking was great! Our only complaint was that it was not spicy enough (although we had that complaint just about everywhere we ate - maybe we are super spicy folks). The accommodations were clean and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013 via mobile

Zach and Ramani are wonderful hosts. Homestay in completely independent from the main house. It can accommodate up to three rooms. It is very closely located to the Periyar Tiger Reserve. Do eat with the Koshys but be prepared that you will receive much more than you will be able to consume! We did a cooking demonstration where you think... More 

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