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españa
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I spent 2 nights at Riverside Heritage Homestay and I just loved it. Despite of being around 20-30 minutes on a tuk-tuk from Fort Kochi, Basil and his wife made me feel at their house as a good friend. They were very helpful and warm, and the property is absolutely peaceful, confortable and pretty. I highly recommend this accomodation to...

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RiversideHomestay, Owner at Riverside Heritage Homestay, responded to this review

Hi.ici8, Thank you very much for your good words about us and our property. Basil and Annie.

Coimbatore
Reviewed 14 October 2016

This is a home stay offered by Mr.Basil a very kind hearted person who understands all your needs and offers 100% peace of mind. The rooms are new with a rustic charm by the backwaters, offers a very serene and tranquil space for quality family time. The free breakfast is tasty and great. Mr.Basil is a walking encyclopedia of many...

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RiversideHomestay, Owner at Riverside Heritage Homestay, responded to this review

Hi.Babudeva, Thank you very much for your good words about us . BASIL and Annie.

Vasai, Maharashtra, India
Reviewed 26 August 2016

The Riverside Heritage Homestay has got only 4 rooms - 2 in the main house of the owners - Mary and Basel Mylanthara - and 2 on the river front. With A/c and an attached bath, both the rooms are well maintained, provided with spotlessly clean bed linen and bath towels. Set within their ample property, with large number of...

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RiversideHomestay, Owner at Riverside Heritage Homestay, responded to this review

Hello Dr Bhatia and Smith Bhatia, Hope you enjoy the trip to Bali and returned home safely.I had tried to contact you in your phone but failed.Many may thanks for your good words about us in the riview. Warm regards Basil and Annie.

Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

A very perfect place to stay if you love to stay away from noisy and commercial usual center of the city. Next to the river and was very nice. Mr& Mrs Basil were very courteous and helpful in organizing things for us. Had nice home grown Bananas and Mangoes. A Delicious Idiappam and coconut need to mention. Mr.Johnson, Autorickshaw took...

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RiversideHomestay, Owner at Riverside Heritage Homestay, responded to this review

Hi.Dear Prasanna, Thank you verymuch for your nice words about us .It will help us to get more guests. Regards Basil and Annie.

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

My brother and I have been traveling around southern India and stayed with Basil and Annie for three nights. We arranged an airport pickup through Basil and that worked well. We stayed in the separate accommodation behind the main house in a twin room that was very clean, well screened and with AC. It is a short walk to the...

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RiversideHomestay, Owner at Riverside Heritage Homestay, responded to this review

Hi.Mr.Ken, Thank you for your excellent comments about Me and Annie in your review.Though you were with us for two nights only you have become very close to us.We wish if you have come again to our homestay in your next trip to Cochin. Wish you all the best. Basil and Annie.

Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Thank you so much for your welcoming. Generous and kind people. The garden is very beautiful, the view on the river too. Very nice breakfast, the room was clean and perfect too. Perfect place for a relaxing week-end!

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RiversideHomestay, Owner at Riverside Heritage Homestay, responded to this review

Hi.Coral ie, Thank you for your good words about us and our property.We also had enjoyed your stay in our Home stay.You were so kind cooperativè. Regards Basil and Annie.

Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Very good location next to the river. Very friendly and helpful people. Nice rooms with all facilities. A bit away from the city centre. Food and service needs improvement. Lovely place to spend a relaxed holiday.

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RiversideHomestay, Owner at Riverside Heritage Homestay, responded to this review

Hi.Prodeep, Thank you for your good words about our property and us.We have noticed your suggestions for further inprovement. Regards Basil and Annie.

Ghaziabad, India
Reviewed 12 January 2016

We stayed at this homestay for 3 nights and were given small room adjacent to the room of owner Mr.Mylanthra as the two cottages were already booked.The property is far away from main fort kochi but very quite and very near to backwaters.Mr.Mylanthra is a knowledgeable person and an expert on kerala culture.He arranged the tickets for Kathakali show at...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2015

We stayed at this homestay on the 6th of August 2015 for 3 nights and 4 days. There were 6 of us including 2 little children. We were given the cottage behind the main Mylanthra house which was facing the Backwaters. The cottage was very comfortable, clean and well maintained. The hosts Basil and Annie were very kind and generous....

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RiversideHomestay, Owner at Riverside Heritage Homestay, responded to this review

Hi.Maria P Rodrigues, You were a fantastic guest and we enjoyed your company and we wish if you could come again. Regards Basil and Annie.

San Diego, California
Reviewed 9 September 2015

We stayed here one night during our visit to the Kochi area. We were given the river side river facing cottage with two big rooms and a common veranda.Both rooms were with A/C.We were also provided additional beds for children and were not charged for it.(usually a charge of Rs200/ per bed per night).Our package also included complimentary breakfast. Mr....

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mylanthra House "RIVERSIDE HERITAGE HOMESTAY" is approved and licensed as "GOLD GRADE" by Tourism department, Government of Kerala. RIVERSIDE HERITAGE HOMESTAY is located at Perumpadappu area in Cochin at the bank of Vembanad Lake backwaters. This Gold-graded homestay is an 80-year-old, well-maintained bungalow built of bricks, wooden ceilings and clay tile roofing. The flooring is also done with old clay tiles. The property covers an area of 1.25 Acres, which is full of trees like coconut, mango, chikku, guava, jack fruit etc. It also have a traditional pond, which is presently used for growing fish. The Guests will be thrilled when they feed these fishes. The homestay also have a Chinese fishing net in their beautiful backwaters, which the guests can operate themselves. Imagine catching fish and cooking them for dinner! Sitting beside this chinese fishing net & watching Sunset will be wonderful experience. Take a walk in the countryside or ride a bicycle thorough the village. The nearby islands in the backwaters have shrimp farms and paddy fields surrounded by evergreen mangroves. We can arrange Mechanized country boats (Semi House Boat) for backwater boating & visiting shrimp farms & paddy fields in the nearby islands The bird life here will simply command attention. The cool breeze from the Vembanad Lake backwaters behind the homestay along with the sweet sound of the various specious of birds visiting our property will not only enthrall you but also will be an experience of a lifetime. We also have a newly built Traditional Kerala style RIVER FACING COTTAGE. This cottage is constructed just behind our Heritage Home in the year 2011 in the traditional Kerala style. It can also be called as a miniature of our Heritage home, with modern amenities. The bed rooms have modern style bathroom attached. The host can also arrange for Ayurvedic Body Message, Ayurvedic treatments, Panchakarma, Yoga, Meditation, Counselling & Physical Fitness in an Ayurvedic Care Center in Cochin (4 Kms From Our Homestay) which is having experienced and qualified doctors and therapists. The homestay is very close to Kumbalanghi, Kerala's first model tourism village. You can visit Fort Cochin, Dutch Cemetery, Princess street, Kerala Kathakali centre, Folk dance, Indian Classical music, Indian Classical Dances & Marshal arts (Kalaripayat), St. Francis Church (Vasco Da Gama Church), Santa Cruz Basilica, Dutch Palace, Asia's oldest Synagogue (Jewish Synagogue), Spice Market, Jew Street & Jew Town, Dharmanath Jain temple at Mattancherry, Willingdon island, Hill palace, Ernakulam marine drive & Boating in Marine Drive, Vallarpadam Basilica, Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary, Parikshith Thampuran Museum, Veega Land water theme Park, Cherai beach & Palliport (Pallipuram) Fort, Sri Sankara Math, Kodanad elephant training center from here. FACILITIES Complimentary Traditional Kerala style Breakfast for all our guests. Veg & non-Veg food available on request. Guest can operate our Chinese fishing net. Watch the Sunset & enjoy the cool breeze, sitting beside our Backwaters. Hot & Cold water available 24 Hrs. Free Wi-Fi internet usage. All rooms are Mosquito proof, very spacious with modern amenities and bath attached. Lovely garden & Lawn to soothe you. Sight-Seeing Tips. Car Parking Facility. We also Arrange upon our Guests request. 1. 24 Hours Air port, Railway Station Pick-Up & Drop. 2. Taxi or Auto rickshaw for sight seeing. 3. Houseboat tours (Day Cruise as well as Day and Night stay) at Alleppey backwaters. 4. Tickets for Kathakali Play & The Make-up, Martial Arts (Kalaripayat), Indian Classical music & Indian Classical Dances in a famous Kathakali centre in Cochin. 5. Ayurvedic Body Massage, Ayurvedic treatments, Panchakarma, Yoga, Meditation, Counselling Physical Fitness by Qualified Doctors at an Ayurvedic Care Center in Cochin (4 Kms From Homestay) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riverside Heritage Homestay

Address: Mylanthra House | Palluruthy | Perumpadappu | Konam, Kochi (Cochin) 682006, India
Region: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
Price Range: €20 - €34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“I took the most expensive”
 of 5 bubbles ici8, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Riverside rooms are better that the rooms in the main house”
 of 5 bubbles babudeva, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The river front rooms are best as they are secluded and near the water.”
 of 5 bubbles Dr_Amar_Bhatia, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Always take cottage.No inside room”
 of 5 bubbles Atulgzb58, 12 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Other than the all we found this place a bit far from local shops and other sightseeing locations.”
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