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Sajhome
Ranked #2 of 195 Hotels in Kochi (Cochin)
Certificate of Excellence
Dublin, Ireland
1 review
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“Home away from home!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

This is the very first review that I've written on TripAdvisor and I'm happy to be writing it for Sajhome. All the good reviews that you read about this homestay is true. Saj and Sia are both very accommodating and hospitable in every way. The service here is spot on! Things that they didn't need to do, they did for us and undoubtedly, for other guests too. My husband and I experienced very bad food poisoning in a restaurant in town and were meant to leave the next morning to Alleypey but couldn't as we were too sick. Saj accommodated our request to stay another 2 nights & also took care of us with his own natural remedies (it worked!). We had everything served to our bedroom for 2 days - all prepared by his wife at home. We were so appreciative as we didn't see ourselves getting this treatment had we stayed in a hotel. Thank you Saj, Sia and family! If we come back to Kerala, we'll no doubt be staying at Sajhome.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
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1 Thank Pisces78
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sajhome, Owner at Sajhome, responded to this review, December 8, 2012
Dear Sir & Madam,

Thank you for your glowing review and for your precious time for the same. It is really delighted to know that you have enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for your flexibility for accepting the local remedies to get a speedy recovery from your illness.

We are all glad that both of you have cured very well in 2 days.

Hope to meet both of you in future and thank you very much for being with us

Sincerely
Saj N Fly
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

Have just returned from a stay at Sajhome after a gap of 4 years. It was excellent then and was not diappointed this time. The standard of cleanliness here is second to none and the staff cannot do enough to help you (this includes bringing me copious amounts of tea to my room when ever asked for!) Saj is as helpful as ever and it was a pleasure to make a return visit. I'll be back!
Kay, the tea lady.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled solo
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sajhome, Owner at Sajhome, responded to this review, December 4, 2012
Dear Madam,

Thank you for remembering us even after 4 years gap and for your 4 days recent stay at Sajhome.

I am really excited to know that you have enjoyed once again your stay at my home with usual large cup of teas and hope that you would come back again with your friend in near future

Thank you once again for being with us after a gap of 4 years

Cordially
Saj
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Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

We chose Sajhome due to the fantastic reviews here on trip advisor and we were not at all disappointed!!! we get down to errnakulam station, saj arranged a cab to pick from railway station to his home stay, We arrived 15 min early to check in time he provided us a temporary room to fresh ourselves after 15 min we checkin into our room, which is very clean and spacious (In fact temporary room is also very good). Breakfast was absolutely delicious and the pineapple juice is as good as everybody keeps going on about. Saj is a very affectionate host and will tell you the best places to eat and hangout. Saj provided us with a map and arranged an autorickshaw for roaming in fort cochin, the driver was well groomed and spoke adequate english, Also Saj arranged cab(drivers are excellent) for all my trips around kerala.One can book a cab/taxi through the owner without any hesitation or fear. Definately, I will recommend people who are going cochin to stay in saj home. We roamed different places in kerala, in all those places we loved Saj's homestay.
Thanks for saj for making our journey very comfortable.

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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
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sajhome, Owner at Sajhome, responded to this review, December 4, 2012
Dear Sir & Madam,

Thank you for your time for this post and I am really glad to read that you have enjoyed in staying with us, our homely breakfast, suggestions, tips and all other arrangements

Sincerely
Saj
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

We chose Sajhome due to the fantastic reviews here on tripadvisor and we were not disappointed! Totally friendly owners, impeccable rooms and excellent Kerala bf. A few footsteps away from the beautiful sites of old Cochin with its historical churches, houses and the shopping and dining places. Although on a main road the good sleep is guaranteed as there is almost no traffic in the night. Don't miss it when visiting Kochi!

  • Stayed November 2012
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sajhome, Owner at Sajhome, responded to this review, November 26, 2012
Dear Sir & Madam, Thank you for your valuable time for this excellent post and we are all glad that you have enjoyed your stay at my family home, in enjoying our homely food, all the suggestions, tips and arrangements.

Hope to see you again at Sajhome in future

Cordially
Saj
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Estoril, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

I was in Saj in October y laked and location ,the rooms are clean and staff are great people ,breakfast and very good and has a very good and has a very good pineaple juice,recomend to anyone to Saj fat

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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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sajhome, Owner at Sajhome, responded to this review, November 22, 2012
Dear Sir & Madam,

Thank you for your valuable time for this post and we are all happy to know that both of you have enjoyed your stay, our homely prepared breakfas, all the suggestions and tips.

Sincerely
Saj
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

me and my wife had a good start to india at saj's home. pick up at airport. very helpful and friendly staff. walking distance to some useful points of the town. nice introduction to indian breakfast. we had a AC room. thank you.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
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sajhome, Owner at Sajhome, responded to this review, November 21, 2012
Dear Sir & Madam,

It is really glad to read that you had a wonderful time at my home. I would like this opputunity to express all of our sincere gratitude to you for sparing your precious time for the same.

Cordially
Saj
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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

Very comfortable room, Saj was very welcoming and the breakfast was great. Also gave us a recommendation for our next homestay in Kumily, which was brilliant. Told us all we needed to know to get around Kochi and see what we wanted to see, as well as the best places to eat (go to Oceanos, twice if you can!)

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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sajhome, Owner at Sajhome, responded to this review, November 20, 2012
Dear Sirs,

Thank you for your valuable feedback and for your precious time for the same. I am really delighted that you have enjoyed your stay, homely breakfast and all the recommendation and arrangements

Hope that you would give me another oppurtunity to serve you again in future

Kind regards
Saj
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Property: Sajhome
Address: Federal Bank ATM Building, Fort Cochin | Near Kunnumpuram Junction, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
Location: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#2 Family Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#2 Romantic Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#5 Best Value Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#16 Business Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Sajhome is located right at the heart of Fort Kochi. All the tourist attractions are 5-10 minutes walkable distance. You are staying with a Kerala family. So you can enjoy Kerala delicious food and provide genuine tour information, further travel assistance, Arrange taxis, flight tickets, Train tickets, Bus tickets, Cultural dances, Martial arts, Indian classical Music, Genuine Ayurvedic Massage, Accommodation in next destination, Package tour, 24 Hour overnite House boats in Alleppey or in Kumarakom, 3-7 hours Village backwaters cruise etc. ... more   less 
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