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Sajhome
Ranked #3 of 210 Hotels in Kochi (Cochin)
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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“Great stay”
Reviewed 1 April 2014

We have lovely memory's of staying at Sajhome the whole family were really so friendly and welcoming breakfast was lovely local cuisine but adaptable if you have simpler tastes, A highlight was getting to hear Natasha sing during her music class a lovely experience

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  • Stayed February 2014, travelled with family
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Huercal-Overa, Spain
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Reviewed 1 April 2014

How lucky were we to be recommended Sajhome, Saj made everything so easy for us and took the stress out of all the organising. His homestay is fantastic, so comfortable and fabulous breakfasts. He cant do enough for you and his advise is faultless. Many thanks once again Saj to you and your family. A professional completely.

Room Tip: All the rooms are great, I wouldnt worry which one you get.
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  • Stayed February 2014, travelled with family
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 April 2014 via mobile

Sorry Saj its taken so long for me to write this review, we've been moving house and finding jobs since getting back to UK! Anyway, we had a lovely stay at sajhome - but on top of that Saj was so helpful and answered all my silly questions by email quickly and very friendly before we got to India and arranged an awesome driver for us too for 7 days (Ramesh - so accommodating and felt like we saw so much of Kerala with him.) The service at sajhome surpasses many 4 star hotels we stayed at, the ac was a lifesaver and we had the best banana smoothies for breakfast, I miss them - and nice to have some fruit feeling safe we'd not get ill from it too ha ha! As with all the other reviews we've for nothing bad to say - we Would wholeheartedly recommend Sajhome if youre staying in fort kochi, thank you Saj!

  • Stayed February 2014
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West Wittering, Chichester
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Reviewed 1 April 2014

Saj and his family really do make you welcome, from the airport pic up through entire stay, everything was faultless
Amazing tasty Keralan breakfast on the balcony, Excellent advice on trips restaurants etc. Rooms clean, and very pleasant. Good situation for Fort Kochin. Would recommend staying here to anybody.
Thanks Saj and your lovely family. Hope to return one day.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Kingston
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 24 March 2014 via mobile

This homestay was perfect! warm welcome professional friendly lovely and very kind staff - they made our stay priceless!

I was a little unwell and was looked after by the owner with such incredible care.

Room was ideal - safe and cheap

Food was delicious

Nothing bad to say perfection !!!

  • Stayed April 2013
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Dusseldorf, Germany
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Reviewed 23 March 2014

We had a very nice start in India and Sajhome. The rooms are very nice and the breakfast in the morning was very good. Saj helped us a lot organizing things, so we did a trip to the backwaters, which we can recommend. His family is very cute and they all made us feel comfortable.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Tallinn
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Reviewed 20 March 2014

Saj was a great host. When we arrived before we knew it our bags were whisked upstairs to our room, Saj had welcome drinks and a bottle of mineral water waiting for us. He quickly gave us an introduction to the area and things to do. This really set us up well for the trip.

The room was tidy, comfortable, cleaned every day with fresh towels. Soap and toilet paper provided (bring ur own shampoo's). The air conditioner kept the room cool.

Every morning there was home cooked local delicacies for breakfast and generous servings with more always being offered coupled with tea/coffee, fresh juice (which I loved) and a plate of local fruit of the day.
The location is convenient to most attractions in Fort Kochi with the bigger city (Ernakulum) a 30 mins ride away with a cost of 5-7 Euros by Auto rickshaw (Tuk-Tuk)We wanted to go to ayurvedic massages, check out local cultural dances, go on a boat ride and experience local food. Saj was able to organise it all for us - of course we could probably find them all on our own but it was convenient that Saj could arrange through his associations with these groups. There is an ATM in the same building.

We had tons of bags which Saj was very helpful accommodating after we checked-out. He let us store them in a room for the day which even had its own bathroom for us to freshen up before we continued on our journey that evening.

The cherry on the cake is Saj's interpersonal skills - he always has a smile (so does his family and staff), always willing to help. Loved our stay.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with friends
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Property: Sajhome
Address: Federal Bank ATM Building | Near Kunnumpuram Junction, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
Region: 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 Romantic Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#2 Family Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#9 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, Kerala 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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Sajhome Kochi (Cochin), Kerala, India

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