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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 20, 2016

I stayed here for two days when I first arrived in India. Judie and Sheldon couldn't have been more lovely and welcoming. They both have such a kind, gentle way about them. Judie's breakfast was the best I had during my entire visit to Kerala and the rooftop setting was a lovely place to start the day. I stayed in...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed February 17, 2016

Booked this home stay quite last minute while we were in India. Saw all the good reviews and decided to book it for three of us. Judy and her son Sheldon were great hosts. We had great local breakfasts every day, puttu, appam, idli and dosas. She organised a boat tour for us as well which was very good. Room...

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

Nothing much to stay we booked non AC room through online On arrival we have requested Ac room by offering the difference amount of Ac, OMG the lady had charged INR 1000 per night online price difference is just 250, she cheated us smartly at the time of check out. Will never recommend!

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Kindersley, Canada
Reviewed January 15, 2016

We stayed in room 105 which is a very large room with a balcony that overlooks the street! Nice clean room and bathroom.... The water pressure was somewhat limited but good enough for a shower!! We choose no a/c and the ceiling fan was enough to keep us cool!! Judy and her son Sheldon were very helpful and acomadating. Thank...

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Reviewed January 3, 2016

First off, I would like to say just how great this little homestay was. I stayed the evening of Christmas Day and found it to be clean, well-run and in an incredible location right in the heart of Fort Cochi. Judie, the proprietress, has perfect English and an encyclopedic knowledge of the area and what there is to do and...

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Torfaen, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 8, 2015

This was easily the best place we stayed in, and compares well with the best hotels in Kerala for comfort and convenience. Judith is a charming lady with a warm down to earth character and near perfect English. My first choice for Cochin. Clean spacious rooms and ensuite and excellent laundry service. Close to all amenities. David and Givi.

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Moscow, Russia
Reviewed November 20, 2015

My staying was very nice. Firstly, very friendly and helpful people. Helped me with taxi, post, dinner with fresh fish. I'm very thankful for all. Room is simple, but cozy. Clean and spacious. Location is excellent. Very close to the beach and cafes.

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Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

I am a girl who travels solo and the minute I arrived I felt at home. The rooms are nice and clean and judie was literally my mother in india. She helped me and was so warm and welcoming! Highly highly recommend! !! Noa from israel

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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed September 6, 2015

Amazingly clean, amazing location, so close to the heart beat of everything, you will not be disappointed! Judy is an amazing host, so warm and generous you can't help but feel at home and as I was travelling solo this was much appreciated. I decided to stay a week longer than planned because of my wonderful experience here!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed August 8, 2015

My stay at XL, although short, was wonderful. The place was just a few steps away from the beach, and also the auto stand was right adjacent to it, which proved to be of great help. The room was clean and Judie was surely a lovely host, with her warmth and friendly nature. In a nutshell, I'd give this place...

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Additional Information about XL Homestay

Address: Rose Street | Fort Cochin, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
Location: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
Price Range: $15 - $39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — XL Homestay 2.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Ask for room with a tv, as some don't.”
 of 5 bubbles thingamybob, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“You have the option to have an a/c or non a/c room, I did a non a/c room with a ceiling fan and left windows open..quite pleasant.”
 of 5 bubbles glendaa166, Nov 25, 2016 | Read review
“First Floor rooms are more comfortable as the windows can be opened up to decent views.”
  • Room is spacious and bed is comfortable
  • Cute Welcome
  • View of the garden from our window
 of 5 bubbles Subhashani, Sep 3, 2016 | Read review
“Get a sumny room because the one we had was gloomy with no view and a bit musty smelling.”
 of 5 bubbles malabar-coasters, Apr 27, 2016 | Read review
“Judy will give you the best room possible”
 of 5 bubbles kenm333, Jan 15, 2016 | Read review
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