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St. Helier, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 18, 2013

Hi me and three friends from jersey uk stayed here from 10th feb - 12th feb 2013 (i think these dates are right). The house is a lovely environment to stay in but the main reason you should stay here is Mr Babu Joseph and his wife. They went out of their way to help us and give us some...

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cochinbackwaters, Owner at Kannankeril Homestay, responded to this review

Thank you For your wonderful review, this will be really helpful for us. It is good to know that you had a great time with us. Babu Joseph.

Warrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 18, 2013

We stayed 10 nights. Lovely family,delicous home cooked Kerelan food better than a restaurant,comfortable rooms and beds. Perfect host,Babu made us so welcome we felt like friends rather than guests. Wonderful value for money. So relaxing,would recommend to everyone. Thank you Babu for all you, Sheatha and Anna did to make us welcome in your home. The reviews are well...

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cochinbackwaters, Owner at Kannankeril Homestay, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. Glad to know that you had a good time with us. Regards, Babu Joseph.

Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Reviewed November 25, 2012

its not a homestay its just like a home with careing environment ,awesome food amazing :) its excellent, main reason for us to come trip successful is Mr babu a hearthly thanks for Mr. Babu Joseph making our trip wonderfull :)he arranged us backwater trip it was awesome with showing the culture and art of tribal people,guided us to wonderfull...

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Trogir, Croatia
Reviewed July 11, 2012

If you go to Kerala and want to have really experience of Kerala, their people and culture you should go to Babu home-stay and you want miss a thing. Babu and his lovely family helped us from the first start when we decided to come in Kerala. They arranged us a pick up from airport to his beautiful home-stay which...

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Thank you for your review. It is nice to hear from you that you had a good time with us. Thank you once again. Best wishes, Babu Joseph.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 15, 2012

I am very overdue in writing this review and in looking for holiday destinations this year I've been reminded how much I have relied on other peoples recommendations. Myself and a friend stayed with Babu in both his surburban homestay and the backwater home last year. We were only in Kerala for 10 days and seeing the positive reviews thought...

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Thank you for your wonderful review. It is great to know that you had a good time with us. Best wishes, Babu Joseph.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 24, 2012

We stayed with Babu for the first 4 nights of our holiday in Kerala. Babu was there at the airport to meet us even though our arrival was at an ungodly hour and by the time we had gone through the many security checks to get out of the airport, we were later than arranged. Babu's homestay is clean and...

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cochinbackwaters, Owner at Kannankeril Homestay, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review . We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Best wishes! Babu Joseph.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 11, 2012

Babu arranged for us to be picked up from the airport after a grueling overnight flight from the Uk and we were greeted on arrival at the homesty with a cooling lemonade, the perfect way to start out stay with his family. The room was clean and comfortable and the food was some of the best we had in Kerala....

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cochinbackwaters, Owner at Kannankeril Homestay, responded to this review

Thank you for writing such a great review! We are grateful for taking your time to submit the feedback about your stay with us. We're glad to hear from you that you enjoyed the stay. Thank you for choosing the Kannankeril home stay!

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed January 9, 2012

We stayed with Babu for 5 nights over New Year and would have loved to have stayed longer. Babu and his wife cooked delicious Keralan food for us both at breakfast and dinner and also provided one litre bottles of water, free of charge. Babu generously provided transport and only charged us a very modest fee to cover petrol. His...

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Reviewed December 11, 2011

We staying with Babu and his family for 2 nights when we first arrived in Kerala. The whole family made us feel welcome but without being intrusive. As the home was alittle far from the centre Babu would pick us up and drop us off. Also is worth mentioning the food was delicious! Home cooked and very tasty.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed May 29, 2011

We booked two nights, stayed five and could quite happily have stayed another five. We were very sad to leave! Babu Joseph is an amazing host and a very humble, kind and good humoured man and his wife and daughter were lovely too. Joseph couldn’t have been more helpful, advising us on all of the best things to do around...

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A double storied house in a village clinging to the city of Cochin and surrounded by backwaters. The ground floor is occupied by the host family and the first floor is entirely reserved for the gust. Sparkling court yard merges with a vegetable garden . Tiled floors two spacious bedrooms, a large hallway, tempting furniture toilets are done in par excellence and attic sit out the project out of the building creating a sense of calm seduction. Suburban home is near the city and convenient for day excursions. Suburban home is run by Babu Joseph who Heads the family.Sheetha Babu’s wife ,an expert hand at kerala cuisine cares for the family.Nikitha, their daughter, a brilliant school student helps for the family. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kannankeril Homestay

Address: Madavana Junction,Cochin | Panangadu, Kochi (Cochin) 682506, India
Location: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
Price Range: $18 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
Kannankeril Homestay Kochi (Cochin), India - Kerala
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“a natural atmosphereic rooms with cool breeze”
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“They have two rooms, for couples is very nice one with big bed.”
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“The front room has a balcony.”
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