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Sonnetta Residency

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at Sonetta Residency for one week in November 2016. It is a small and very charming hotel, with only five rooms, right in the middle of Fort Cochi, on the main tourist street. The staff is very friendly, starting by the owner, Mr Xavier, a former army engineer, who will go out of his way to make sure...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here on the day of my arrival and departure with 7 others. we had three large rooms, with bathrooms. as the place was built by a Portuguese, it has an unique touch to it and the rooms are fully equipped with enough space for luggage, towels, clean sheets and very comfortable beds and mattresses. spacious rooms and bathrooms....

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the center of Fort Kochi near all the good resturants and atractions. very cosy and home feeling. The host and his crew was always there for all the quastions and information we needed. best hosting we axpiernce in our trip to south India!

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Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Sonnetta Residency is a very good place for home stay and Sir Xavier helped and guided us a lot.Without his co-operation,we won't be able to make a good stay.This is a good choice for us and we were fortunate enough to get this stay...

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1Thank Rakesh2001
Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

In the middle of princess street we found the best room we could find in fort kochi in a good price The room was very clean, hot shower and amazing stuff. Were willing to arrange everything, super kind and nice Great recommendation!!!!

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Hull, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 September 2016

me and my fiancée stayed here in September 2016 for 2 nights so friendly staff and helpful the room was excellent and free wifi we was close to the port were you can buy fresh sea food and watch everyday life would definitely recommend this hotel and great price thanks again for a great stay

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Switzerland
Reviewed 18 September 2016

I stay more than 10 days in Sonnetta Residency. I felt very very comfortable and i enjoyed the familiar spirit. I received the best attention from the proprietor and his staff. They all was very helpful and very kindly. The room was very clean and the bed was very comfortable. The breakfast was very good and familiar. All the best...

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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

I can feel my real home when i stay there and good care for us. The owner is very frendly to us he gave real freedom nice homley food with kerala tradition no more words to say it centre of the fort kochi very easy to reach there no one can confused the room is very good high class rooms...

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Thank Hiban O
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Mr. Xavier, the proprietor, is a totally welcoming and accommodating host. Not only did he ensure our room was clean, but also was informative about day trips, excursions, and nearby restaurants. He facilitated our day trip to Munnar with a knowledgeable, professional driver whose English was proficient. I wish I would have used Mr. Xavier's advice for our trip to...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We stayed for one day and we likeed the place very much.The owner was an excellent host.The environment was very homely.The breakfast served was awsome.The kerala kathakali centre and fort kochi beach are within walking distance from this place.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This is a building built by the Portuguese in the 17th century. It is situated in the prime spot of Fort Cochin, just 2 minutes walkable distance to the beach and near to other surrounding tourist sights. We have 6 rooms. 5 among them are double rooms and the remaining one is a triple bedroom. All rooms are deluxe. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sonnetta Residency

Address: 1/387 Princess Street, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
Region: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
Price Range: RM85 - RM147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sonnetta Residency 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“suitable for family and backpackers”
 of 5 bubbles , 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“great rooms with aircon”
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“I think there are only about 6 rooms, all similar, perhaps the first floor may be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles carolync986, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Only 4 letting rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles MikeWindhoek, 23 Dec 2015 | Read review
“The three-bedroom rooms are best for families.”
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