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New Delhi
Reviewed 4 September 2016

When me and my partner visited Kochi in the end of July we were booked into another place however, we decided to stay a few days extra so walked around the Fort Kochi area and after looking at various, expensive, inexpensive, good, bad and decent options, came across XL Homestay. Located on the East end of the Rose Street, a...

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Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We arrived late at night but Judy was up to let us in, she even let us check in the following morning. We were given a room upgrade too! The room was big, comfortable and located in the best spot, between good restaurants and the beach/Chinese fishing nets. We had a great time here, would 100% come back. Shower is...

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Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

I was roaming around in a rickshaw until I spotted this place and randomly walked in to ask if rooms were available. I'm so glad I did. The rooms are well priced and very clean and tidy. Judie is an amazing host and I had a great time at the homestay. I asked her whether she cooked her own food...

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Reviewed 25 May 2016

We were in this homestay right at the center of Fort Kochi, pretty close to the water bodies. The place is a great amalgamation of a warm hostess, super comfortable, sparkling clean and hygienic room, great location and delicious food. The place is pretty close to the fort kochi market, if you are looking for a stroll and some shopping,...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

I can't be live this .people are very polite and keep hospitality standered. I am surprised about there awesome service .like 5 star hotel.it was nice stay about me and my family .next time I prefer only this.I recommend to my friends .rooms are very clean and tidy .location was excellent .I hope this is the one of the best...

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Hanoi
Reviewed 27 April 2016

This homestay has a lot of great reviews, and we booked based on feviews. But we were disapponted when we got there for a couple of reasons. The room was really overpriced for what we got. A room crammed with furniture, an outlook over the back of roofs with bars n the one wndow. We had booked through Agoda and...

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Letterkenny, Ireland
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Stayed here in March 2016. The room was large and spotlessy clean with good quality furnishings, nice fluffy towels and good aircon. The lady of the house was very friendly and booked us a taxi the next day with her son to Alleppey. I think it was more expensive than it should have been, and we could probably have found...

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Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

I'd advise anyone to stay here - great value, big comfy rooms, central location and Judy and Sheldon will your look after you at all times. Easily one of the best homestay experiences I've had, not just in India but anywhere I've been. The end.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2016

I stayed here for two days when I first arrived in India. Judie and Sheldon couldn't have been more lovely and welcoming. They both have such a kind, gentle way about them. Judie's breakfast was the best I had during my entire visit to Kerala and the rooftop setting was a lovely place to start the day. I stayed in...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Booked this home stay quite last minute while we were in India. Saw all the good reviews and decided to book it for three of us. Judy and her son Sheldon were great hosts. We had great local breakfasts every day, puttu, appam, idli and dosas. She organised a boat tour for us as well which was very good. Room...

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Additional Information about XL Homestay

Address: Rose Street | Fort Cochin, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
Region: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
Price Range: RM80 - RM169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — XL Homestay 2.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“You have the option to have an a/c or non a/c room, I did a non a/c room with a ceiling fan and left windows open..quite pleasant.”
 of 5 bubbles glendaa166, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“First Floor rooms are more comfortable as the windows can be opened up to decent views.”
  • Room is spacious and bed is comfortable
  • Cute Welcome
  • View of the garden from our window
 of 5 bubbles Subhashani, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Get a sumny room because the one we had was gloomy with no view and a bit musty smelling.”
 of 5 bubbles malabar-coasters, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Judy will give you the best room possible”
 of 5 bubbles kenm333, 15 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Up stairs all rooms are off street & a bit quieter”
 of 5 bubbles moniquef746, 6 Sep 2015 | Read review
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