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La Dame Rouge

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

We had a delightful stay at Marcos' and his family's place for Christmas 2015. Expect tasteful food, restful nights and joyful evenings. We felt as if we were home from the very beginning, thank you very much Marco!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

We spent in "la Dame Rouge" two days and we would definitely like to go back! The Homestay is charming and relaxing, the personnel is extremely kind and friendly and the food amazing. The homestay is located 5 min distance by tuk tuk from the sea and backwater, were you can enjoy the beach walking and swimming. Marco and his... More 

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Un grand merci pour votre gentil message,nous espérons pouvoir encore nous amélioré et vous revoir prochainement Marc et toute la... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

There is a real sense of living in a grand merchant's house as it might have been in the past. It is set in a lot of it's own space in an interesting residential road, detached from the normal tourist circuit. The house and it's rooms are large and unspoilt by progress in a positive sense, and this feeling is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

This is a very special home stay. It sounds paradoxical, but Marc, the French host, has managed to create a wonderfully authentic Indian homestay. The traditional house, built around a garden courtyard, retains its original character, and with the exception of electricity, hot water, and internet, everything is as it was a hundred years ago. The furnishings are traditional, with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

A special experience,after two weeks touring Golden Triangle the Rouge was just what was needed,unique accommodation and atmosphere to slow the pace. Staying in a converted rice barn ,enjoying lots of other rooms full of collectibles brought by Marco means every minute a pleasure. We had fresh ingredients every day and brilliant improvised menus provided by Tanga in his open... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Finding the right words to describe La Dame Rouge isn't an easy task. Absolutely everything from is brought together to make your stay a memorable one. Marco is without a doubt the most welcoming, devoted, passionate and friendly person you will meet. The rest of the family living at La Dame Rouge is just as wonderful! The feasts offered made... More 

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Wareham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

We stayed at La Dame Rouge for too short a time - the nobly proportioned rooms, full of antique furniture, sculpture and curious carvings, were places to dream, to read, to listen to Marco's stories of life in India - Tanga's food was wonderful - we feasted like sultans and sultanas - the beach was only a short exciting ride... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

I spent 1 week in La Dame Rouge and I was very impressed by the excellent and special place and its atmosphere, and by the lovely host family that is managing it. The room was great and the food was really excellent! I will for sure return one day (hopefully soon).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We had an extraordinary stay with Marco and his Indian family, the most lovely, happy and relaxing experience not only of our time in the country but of all our travels in Asia. La Dame Rouge is a colorful pearl in a leafy sheath with a unique atmosphere, a very tastefully furnished and decorated home tucked away in a large... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

Wow what a wonderful place. Firstly, we arrived at Cherai Beach during the two day national strike so would have had no way of getting to La Dame Rouge as there were no taxis or rickshaws operating. However, Marco and his neighbour came to pick us up on their motorbikes and when the strike was over the next day we... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just the list of pleasures that you will enjoy there : a vast and comfortable accommodation in an authentic XIXth century house beautifully preserved, Ayurveda massages in your own private room, bicycle ride through the back waters to reach Cherai beach, yoga lessons, maybe a visit to Fort Cochin if you wish, great cooking by Tanga, humorous conversations with Marco, nice people who will do everything to make your stay enjoyable. I've been there three times. It's all included. The taxi will pick you at the airport. Don't worry. Be happy. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Dame Rouge

Address: Kizhakke Veedu,Manapilly | Vypin Island, Kochi (Cochin) 682501, India
Location: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
Price Range: $55 - $199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
La Dame Rouge Kochi (Cochin), India - Kerala
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