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Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed my stay here as a solo traveller and plan to return with my family. The home was welcoming and the rooms were comfy and really clean. The family were helpful and Arlene and Andre did anything they could to assist me. I highly recommend this homestay!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed February 4, 2016 via mobile

Our first night here at this wonderful local place in the heart of Fort Cochin (Fort Kochi). The place is owned and managed by Arlene Bernard and has 5 rooms to offer visitors. Arlene is a wonderful hostess and an awesome cook - lunch today was typical Cochin style seafood. Our group has taken up all the rooms for two... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed March 11, 2015

A few friends and I visited Kochi for the biennale and happened upon this homestay. None of us were particularly bothered about where we would be staying but arriving at Beechboro was a pleasant surprise, especially considering the amount we paid per head. The house is large and airy, rooms are basic but have everything you'd need and are spotless,... More 

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Reviewed January 7, 2015

I visited Kochi on 12th Dec 2014 to attend the Art Biennial. Since I did not have a room on this busy day, Ivor the GM of Cochin Club hosted me at Arlene's Beechboro. The room, bedsheets, towel and toilet were spotlessly clean. The bed very comfortable. And one felt totally at home in Arlene's home. She was also so... More 

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Reviewed December 28, 2014

Our time at Beechboro Home Stay was amazing. The building is large, beautiful, full of character and homely. It's in a great location close to the beach, fishing nets, large park lands and amazing restaurants; while still being in a quiet and peaceful location away from the hustle and bustle of places like Ernakulam or Thoppumpady. The operator Arlene is... More 

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Beveren, Belgium
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Reviewed December 6, 2014

A homestay with excellent value rooms. Clean and very good matresses. Central location but relaxed and quiet. Andre and Arlene are always ready to help you out , Andre booked our train ticket on his card. Wifi available in the living room. Good choice in Fort Cochin !

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Reviewed February 8, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at beechboro over new yr. This review is very mixed. We loved the location out of the bustle but walking distance to everything. The room was large and clean no worries about bed bugs. The house was beautifully set up. Down side. Our passports were miss placed - for any travelers this is stressful. We were accused of... More 

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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed September 4, 2012

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Beechboro Home Stay. Arlene, the hostess was very friendly, welcoming and accommodating. After the hustle and bustle of the bigger cities, it was wonderful to experience the relaxing, clean, friendly environment and Arlene's hospitality. The rooms were very spacious and had all the necessary facilities and if you needed anything, Arlene was very accommodating... More 

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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed September 2, 2012

My husband and I returned from a two week holiday in Cochin a few days ago with the most fondest, memorable time we have had. From the moment we walked through the door, we felt the warm, loving, positive energy of this beautiful homestay. We were made to feel comfortable and at home immediately by the owners, Arlene and Andre.... More 

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Reviewed January 29, 2012

Lovely homestay in nice quiet part of Kochi, but still very close to the town centre. They were very welcoming and looked after us as if we were family! Highly recommend.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beechboro is a beautiful ancestral house located in the heart of the heritage town ‘Fort Cochin’, at Napier Street and its Portuguese facade speaks of the historic nature of the structure. The house is in Dutch architecture built in 1735 AD, aesthetically decorated maintaining traditional themes. The hosts are Arlene & Andre Bernard, who are natives of Fort Kochi and are in the hospitality business for more than a decade and are staying at Beechoro. Their sole motto is to provide affordable, friendly and quality homely environment for the guests and promote eco friendly tourism. Beechboro is an ideal home for someone looking for a quite retreat in the heart of Fort Kochi. It is one of the nearest spot from the historic monuments and attractions of Fort Kochi. Places like Parade ground, St. Francis church, Santa Cruz Basilica, Fort Kochi beach, Chinese fishing nets, are situated at walk able distance to the beach. We have 5 A/C rooms with attached bathrooms and balconies of different sizes. With a common drawing, dinning, entertainment room, terrace & kitchen for our guests. My mother Arlene gives cooking classes for the guests. We offer breakfast which is inclusive of the price. Lunch and dinner can be provided at a extra cost. Below are the facilities that we offer: Cable TV Broadband internet, Extra mattress, Ayurvedic massage, Mineral water, Laundry service, Doctor on call, Martial arts – Kalaripayattu Kathakali show, Indian classical music, Daily backwater cruises, House boat for daily or overnight stay, Air / Bus / Train ticket booking, Taxi / Auto / Bicycle renting. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Beechboro Home Stay

Address: 1/278-A Napier Street | Fort Kochi, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
Location: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
Price Range: $33 - $2,291 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Beechboro Home Stay 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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