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Doha, Qatar
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77 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed September 24, 2016

We stayed here for one night whilst visiting Fort Cochi. The rooms were comfortable and super-clean, and the owners could not have been more helpful. The homestay is located very close to Fort Cochi beach, market and cafes/restaurants. Only critique is that the shower was neither very powerful or warm. Definitely a place to visit again

Thank bkerr1980
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Bernard Bungalow has only just undergone renovations which make it a delight to visit. The hostess is most helpful suggesting local venues to visit. We do enjoyed our breakfasts there and left thoroughly relaxed. We will be back!

Thank kathherbert
Southlake, Texas
2 reviews
Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

We loved our stay at Bernard Bungalow. Traveling with my daughter was so much fun and Coral Bernard was extremely accommodating and helpful. Rooms were clean and quaint. Coral's recommendations of restaurants were fantastic, we loved everything that she suggested. Rooms came with breakfast. We would highly recommend staying at the Bernard Bungalow. It's centrally located and easy to walk... More 

Thank dianelapp
Geneva, Switzerland
1 review
Reviewed September 17, 2015

We decided to get a week in Kerala and we have got a lot of adventures concerning hotels and guesthouses. We arrived in Kochi during the night without having planning any place to stay and decided to follow the Lonely Planet advices. We found that beautiful building (from the 17th century) and tried. Straight forward the owners received us perfectly... More 

Thank simontheroad15
Wickford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed August 25, 2015

I don't know what I was expecting when we came to Fort Kochi we had travelled from North India down to the south/west coast and had stayed in some lovely places but this was exceptional Coral was lovely, helpful, friendly landlady the rooms were beautifully decorated, very clean with comfortable beds, free wifi and tv's in every room . Loved... More 

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53 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

I came here with a group of students from the UK just for one night and two days before flying home. We were overwhelmed when we arrived at how beautifully looked after the place was. Some kids had rooms down stairs, but ours were upstairs. The rooms on the upper floors (indeed it is not a bungalow) were beautiful. Polished... More 

Thank Sarah B
Windsor, Canada
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed May 8, 2015

Carol was sooooo very helpful when I visited last year in August. I stayed there for 1 night, and she arranged a tour for me, as well as a cab to travel around in, where to go (As I was strapped for time), and had a general chit chat in the evening hours. staying at her Homestay definitely made my... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed April 14, 2015

Re the post about woeful breakfasts at Bernard Bungalow, could someone please remind me where the term "whingeing pom" came from? My experience was quite the opposite... Can't ever please everyone it seems but you went over the limits when I stayed with you

Thank Franjool
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed February 16, 2015

The house is a fine example of Colonial architecture in the heart of Kochi but that is about it. Firstly the booking process was difficult as Coral Bernard does not reply to emails. We were given a lovely big room with fine wooden furniture but at 4000INR a night you would expect something good.The bathroom however had a window with... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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27 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed November 28, 2014

This homestay represents excellent value in the mid-price range. We spent a little more and got a "deluxe" room, which I think just got us more space. I'm sure the other rooms are excellent also. The house has a colonial, antique feel to it, and has been well maintained. Perhaps the best feature of this homestay is the owner/manager Coral.... More 

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Additional Information about Bernard Bungalow Homestay

Address: 1/297 Parade Road | Fort Cochin, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
Location: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
Price Range: $50 - $4,579 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Bernard Bungalow Homestay Kochi (Cochin), India - Kerala
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“Top floor rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Sparrow685, Aug 25, 2015 | Read review
“Go for room 105”
 of 5 bubbles Franjool, Apr 14, 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in one of the rooms on the ground floor. Though you may want to try out a room on the first floor. Great view!”
 of 5 bubbles SugunaDew, Oct 25, 2014 | Read review
“Avoid the upstairs room which has windows only out to the indoor landing.”
 of 5 bubbles glajma19, Mar 29, 2014 | Read review
“top floor is lovely and very private”
 of 5 bubbles FrancaS143, Feb 11, 2014 | Read review
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