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Cawsand, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We literally spent 12 hours at John's and wish we had spent more! One of the cleanest places that we have stayed in a month in India. John is very welcoming, friendly, exceptionally helpful and speaks perfect English. The rooms have everything you need and more, there's a beautiful veranda, great book collection and helpful information about activities. It's a... More 

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Houston, Texas
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16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Good location for KRSTC buses and ferries to Fort Cochin. Price (550 for a single, private bathroom) felt a little much. As a solo female traveler though I felt very safe in hotel and surrounding areas. No restaurant in hotel and only small, greasy food places nearby. I should have eaten in Fort Cochin before taking the ferry back. John... More 

Thank Kelly O
Paris, France
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 August 2016

A very nice place to stay. Rooms are clean, convenient and not expensive. The guesthouse is well situated and John, the manager, will give you many good advices for your trip in Kerala. Don’t search anymore : go this place !

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Very convenient location near the train station in Ernakulum. Clean, spacious rooms which are great value for the price. We only stayed one night and arrived quite late in the evening. John speaks perfect English and was very helpful.

Thank carmen725
Guarulhos, SP
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191 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2016

John's residency is at high end for budget travellers but is a good value for what you get. The rooms are pretty basic but decent and clean. It has all the facilities you may need and John is good and helpful owner. He gave me all the directions that I needed in Kochi.

Thank caldas_felipe
York, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Stayed here multiple nights on several occasions over the space of a month. It was conveniently located for transport for all tourist locations in Kerela, easy access to Fort Kochi on the ferry and handy for us for appointments in Kadavanthra. Each time John was very attentive and accomodated our requests to stay in a particular room (101) as this... More 

Thank HandMTravelling
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed there only one night on transit because we missed the last bus to munnar ! The owner is helpful as we asked him many advices and he sent us to a really nice hotel in munnar ! We are greatful for that ! The rooms are nice and spacious enough.

Thank Seb D
Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Very convenient location near the train station and market in ernakulum. Clean spacious rooms with good a/c. Great for the price. One downside was the wifi only worked on the balcony. John was very helpful too in arranging transport and recommending a tailor. Breakfast place around the corner was tasty and cheap.

Thank Rostierney
Bordeaux, France
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113 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2016

We stayed for 2 nights in a double fan room which was basic and clean. John is friendly but particular, he seems abit arrogant at times. The other boy who works there is very friendly and nice. The room itself had a fan with an old TV and the mattress was fairly thin. Clean sheets and towels were provided and... More 

Thank Lobea
Seattle, Washington
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016

The owner/manager (John!?) was very helpful and flexible. The location is pretty good as a staging area to/from the airport, and it is near the ferry. The rooms were comfortable and clean. We were happy to be there.

Thank Kyle T

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Address: T.D Road, Kochi (Cochin), India
Region: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
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“Take a room with balcony”
 of 5 bubbles TapasKumarD, 27 May 2015 | Read review
“A/c is available at a considerably higher price.”
 of 5 bubbles WatfordSimon, 18 Apr 2014 | Read review
“avoid this place thye owner is very rude man”
 of 5 bubbles artimomo, 22 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Take the AC Room.”
 of 5 bubbles vinesho, 14 Aug 2013 | Read review
“I suggest u take room 109 for a standard twin sharing or if u looking for a bigger room go for 107 with AC.”
 of 5 bubbles guitarguy8, 15 Apr 2013 | Read review
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