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The Bungalow Heritage Homestay

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

We stayed three nights at "The Bungalow" while visiting Kochi. We arrived a bit later in the evening and Neema was there anxiously waiting for us. You will like her at the very first sight itself. It was a brief stay but there were many things that would make us consider staying here again. The room was fantastic for the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

The stay in this place was just awesome.The owners made us feel as we are in our home.The hospitality they provide is beyond our imagination as if we are a part of their family.The only word to describe the home made food is 'yummy'. It is just a beautiful the right place to stay when you are in kochi. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Though we had stayed in many B & B's and homestays around the world. Neema's Heritage homestay was an amazing experience, in fact Neema is the factor which makes the difference. We stayed in Double Room named 'Sao Gabriel'. It was a spacious Heritage room. We had dinner twice during our 3 nights stay and had a cookery lesson with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

We had travelled widely around the world; stayed in many different type of hotels and B&Bs but have never seen a hostess so helpful, caring and guiding her guests. To have a hostess like her....one have to be really lucky. We stayed in Room Sao Gabriel which was double and very spacious. Infact The Bungalow has only 2 rooms, so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

Though we travel a lot every year never tried home stay for boarding. This time during our travel to Kerala we decided to stay in a home stay for change and for an experience..... what a experience it turned out to be!!! Neema our excellent host took care of my family specially our 2 little children. She guided us on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

On my whirlwind trip through Kerala I (foolishly) only booked in for two nights at The Bungalow, but I can't wait to return. Neema and her family are such gracious hosts. Before arriving, Neema was available through email for all my little questions about getting to her place and about my ideas for activities while in Kochi. Ahead of my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

Our trip to Kerala started wth The Bungalow Home stay in Vypin Island and it was way beyond what we expected. From planing to execution, the support level was awesome....Neema the hostess of the bungalow deserves full credit. She is one woman army with full of energy and enthusiasm. We just followed her suggestions and recommendations.....they were spot on☺ Food... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

A lovely heritage home filled with antiques lovingly curated by the owners family over many years. Our children were always finding new things to enthral: the gramophone etc... The food was absolutely delicious - a highlight. Two very comfortable nights with a whole floor to ourselves with two rooms opened up and connected together. Very thoughtful and helpful hosts.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

Beautiful 1930s house, lovingly kept by Neema and Prasad and their daughter Olivia. Very clean bedrooms with ac and fan, free Wi-Fi for 21st century living. Neema is a fabulous cook and dishes out very health portions so bring your appetite! The family are so welcoming and will make sure you make the most of your stay in the Cochin... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

From the first moment we feel very wellcome in Neema's homestay; she really is the best host we had in India. A quiet and lovely place just over the water with nice garden, far from busy and crowded city. We enjoyed! The room was brand clean with a very well equipped bathroom. Thanks to Neema and her husband Prasad for... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Bungalow, located at Vypeen side of the harbor mouth of Port of Cochin, with its own history and culture. Built in 1930, this heritage building of Vypeen is a mixture of Portuguese, Dutch and Kerala architectures. Vypeen is a meld of Portuguese, Dutch and English influences; where history is alive even today. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Bungalow Heritage Homestay

Address: Near St. Theresa's Chapel | Vypeen, Kochi (Cochin) 682508, India
Location: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
Price Range: $59 - $59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
The Bungalow Heritage Homestay Kochi (Cochin), India - Kerala
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