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Spice Holidays (homestay)

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything was fine until we met the owner of this homestay... We checked in after walking past and hearing from locals that this place was a decent budget homestay. At first glance and after being welcomed inside by the female owner, we were happy to stay for a night. We put our bags in the room and we were told...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ideally situated in the touristic area. You can walk to almost all touristic point. Quiet street (a luxury in India). And last but not least, the owner is really great. He is welcoming, explains you the city history and gives you good tips for restaurants and shops...without doing too much (also a luxury in India) :-)

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed three nights at Spice Holidays in Cochin, India. We have a lot of traveling in differents countries and hotels. We would like to point out the quality of welcome from Anthony, the owner of this homestay. He helped us in particular circumstances, the death of my wife ´s brother which forced us to return earlier to Canada for...

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SPICEHOLIDAYS, Owner at Spice Holidays (homestay), responded to this review

Dear Mrs. & Mr. Paquet, Thank you staying with us both on your initial visit and on the return, it was truly an honour to have had you here. Anyone in my place would have being beside you to help you, its nothing much and it was our moral duty to be there beside you. We thank you for taking...

Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and myself stayed here for 2 nights and it was wonderful. Very friendly family who runs the place and they are super helpful. The man made us a few maps of the best places to see and his favourite places to eat which is always a good tip! Near the beach and great shops. Enjoy!

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Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Great hotel in a great location. Would highly recommend. Good value for money. Walking distance from good shops and restaurants and a stones throw from the fort and the fishing nets. Very clean room..

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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We stumbled upon Spice Holidays on our second day of visiting Fort Kochi. Mr. Anthony, the host and owner graciously welcomed us and gave us immediate accommodation. He made the login process a matter of few minutes and gave us a detailed explanation of the background and history of Fort Kochi. These snippets of detail were very informative and interesting....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 January 2017

I found this place by accident as was so pleased I did! Anthony, who runs it, could not have been more welcoming and helpful. He gave me lots of information about local events, restaurants and sites and took a genuine interest in my travels. The room was clean with a good shower and the price was extremely good. The location...

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 11 January 2017

very quiet and pleasant, this hostel is characterized for having very kind and nice host, Antony is a very good person and helpful, he helped us keeping our luggage for days while we were away, he explained us about the indian culture very enthusiastic and many other things, recommended 100%

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Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

I had a great time at Spice holidays! Antony, the owner, is extremely helpful and the place is clean and welcoming. It is very well located and there are plenty of shops and restaurants in the neighbourhood.

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SPICEHOLIDAYS, Owner at Spice Holidays (homestay), responded to this review

Sear Mr. Robert B., Thank you for your kind review. We wish you All the Best for your wonderful tour plans ahead. Have a great time. Warm regards, Antony

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Feels like home. The host and his family are super nice. Antony helped us get taxis and provided valuable information and advice about what to do, how and when. One of the best hosts ever. Location is central to old kochi 5 min walk to the churches, beach and other attractions. Rooms are clean and dining options are many within...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This is a 'Home stay' (B&B), a family run, reasonably clean and quiet place. We are situated in the center of Fort Cochin, 2-3 minutes by walk to the beach, Chinese fishing nets, St. Francis church, Santa Cruz Basillica, etc. We have both a colonial building and a new building for the rooms. Our family provides the warmth of Kerala hospitality to the guest - "what money can't buy." ... more   less 

Additional Information about Spice Holidays (homestay)

Address: 1 / 422,Burgher Street, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
Region: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
Price Range: €6 - €22 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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Spice Holidays (Homestay) Kochi (Cochin), India - Kerala
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“Perhaps the upstairs rooms are of higher quality, if you pay a higer rate then maybe you will get more respect from the hosts.”
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