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Milano, Italia
Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Booked a room in May for August, I received 3 days before my arrival a note that my room can't be confirmed because of "renovation". In all my life I haven't seen such unprofessional behavior. I'm quite sure they could have informed me long before without creating the difficulties to me to find something else while I was already traveling....

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

From my travel experience I can tell that this hotel is not at all recommended by me.We were a group of 6 so we opted for dormitory but even if we wouldn't have opted for dormitory I would not suggest dis hotel as it's not clean...ac was not working....food was unavailable. ....

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Hyderabad, India
Reviewed June 21, 2016

Located at kochi 's most visited surrounding..fort kochi.good for budget backpackers..very affordable..staff are friendly..rooms are clean ..with a attached wash for 6 bed dorm.close to beach..have a common room to hang out with friends..better if they would have provided a common kitchen..to reduce our expenses

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Reviewed June 19, 2016

Good place for backpackers. Made the mistake of booking for family visit. Room was in 2nd floor and it was a pain to drag the suitcases. No help available. Also no morning tea was available. We checked out next day even though we had a booking for two nights

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Sri Lanka
Reviewed May 4, 2016

If you are backpacking or on budget, I would highly recommend this place. We, a bunch of backpackers, reserved two cheap rooms which were clean and very comfortable. Previously we had stayed at a dormitory in Vedanta Munnar which was also great. Very friendly, helpful and cordial staff. Situated in Fort Kochi which is some way off Ernakulam and the...

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VedantaWakeUpTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Vedanta Wake Up! - Chinese Fishing Nets, responded to this review

Dear Ashok, That was very nice of you your feedback has inspired our staff to work harder and we promise to keep up the standards of our service. -Vedanta Wake Up! Hotels.

India
Reviewed April 25, 2016

We have been to Vedanta wake up twice before and after have been to Nepal and we found the place really good. The room is nice, you have everything you need, also wifi and AC worked quite well. It is located in a good and accessible location to the harbour and monuments. The staff are friendly and they have been...

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VedantaWakeUpTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Vedanta Wake Up! - Chinese Fishing Nets, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay with us! We are glad you had a pleasant stay with us. We hope to see you again soon. Do visit our other properties also. -Vedanta Wake Up! Hotels.

Reviewed March 17, 2016 via mobile

As our first Indian hostel we weren't expecting much. Enjoyed the AC in our room, but there a constant drip in the shower and no toilet paper. We were warned by others of really unhygienic conditions in the dorm rooms, but our double room was fine. Good location and fast Wifi however

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VedantaWakeUpTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Vedanta Wake Up! - Chinese Fishing Nets, responded to this review

Dear Joanna, Thank you for the feed back! Comments like these motivate our staff to work harder. Hoping to see you soon! -Vedanta Wake Up! Hotels.

Kuching, Malaysia
Reviewed March 15, 2016

OK rooms with power, AC, fans and lockers. Breakfast not included. Quiet when we visited but would be OK when full, wifi was good. There was a small mixup with our booking but they made it right with no problems. Our bags were lost by AirAsia and we gave them the hostel number to inform us when they arrived. They...

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VedantaWakeUpTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Vedanta Wake Up! - Chinese Fishing Nets, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for that amazing feed back! Comments like these motivate our staff to work harder. Hoping to see you soon! -Vedanta Wake Up! Hotels.

Reviewed February 17, 2016

We stayed just for one night, only thing i like about this place was location. It was close to everything and in walkable distance. Since we were mostly out in day and next morning we din feel anything negative. This is not Resort nor hotel nor lodge so do not expect anything. Staff were quite friendly here.

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Dear Madan, Thank you for sharing your experience. Do visit our other properties to. -Vedanta Wake Up! Hotels.

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed January 27, 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed here at the recommendation of someone we met while traveling. The location is convinient and the rooms are air conditioned with a comfortable bed. Other than that there is nothing positive to say about this hostel. The most frustrating thing to me about this hostel is that they have laundry and a kitchen on site,...

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VedantaWakeUpTeam, Public Relations Manager at Vedanta Wake Up! - Chinese Fishing Nets, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are extremely apologetic with the problems you faced.We have noted your concerns and right action has been taken.We would be most fortunate to have you back at our property.Awaiting your earliest return.Do visit again. -Vedanta Wake Up! Hotels.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Vedanta, the highest state of consciousness and self realization can be achieved only while traveling. Vedanta Wake up! India’s finest chain of backpacking hostels, was conceived to address the primary concerns of backpackers and budget travelers. Vedanta Wake up! by the backwaters, Fort Kochi, is nestled in the heart of the city and is walking distance to all shops, restaurants, bars and local attractions such as the beach, Chinese Fishing Nets, Santa Cruz Cathedral, St. Francis Church and Mattancherry Palace. Our rooms are designed keeping comfort and cleanliness in mind. We offer shared rooms with en-suite bathrooms as well as superior private rooms for families. At Vedanta Wake up!, we offer you an environment to meet fellow travelers in our lounges which are fully equipped with computers, free Wi-Fi, television sets, DVD players, movies, book exchange libraries, guitars, board games, maps and eateries. Our eateries will provide you with hygienic and sumptuous meals cooked by our in-house chefs any time of the day at very minimum charge. We encourage our guests to socialize and get to know each other through local bar crawls, sight-seeing trips, dinner outings, movie nights, karaoke nights and other fun activities almost every night (and there’s no curfew!). We provide assistance in arranging local tours and visits to nearby tourist attractions so that our guests can soak in the sights and sounds and have a memorable holiday experience. We also organize classes such as cooking, yoga, Indian classical music and Ayurvedic massages. You can check in any time of the day. Our young and energetic team will provide you with every comfort possible to make your stay fun and unforgettable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vedanta Wake Up! - Chinese Fishing Nets

Address: Building 507, 1/506-A, Calvathy Rd, Cyrils Estuary | Opposite Hotel Brunton Boatyard, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India (Formerly Vedanta - Wake up! by the backwaters, Fort Kochi)
Location: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
Price Range: $10 - $50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“Take beds in lower beds..no curling fan..they have table fan in my room..”
 of 5 bubbles amarnathmeda, Jun 21, 2016 | Read review
“Location is the only advantage, we stayed on the top floor which was quite and clean”
 of 5 bubbles 193madanm, Feb 17, 2016 | Read review
“easily accessible, Safe and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles alaka48, Dec 11, 2015 | Read review
“103,203 if quiet is what you need”
 of 5 bubbles BornWand3r3r, Aug 2, 2015 | Read review
“Look at several rooms before choosing one!”
 of 5 bubbles 280ethanb, Jul 26, 2015 | Read review
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