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Vasco Homestay

11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Kuala Lumpur
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Went to this cafe on a morning of my stay in kochi. First of all i must say this cafe looked really old and vintage, which we loved about. Therefore we wanted to try the food here, but really disappointed with it! It was run by a couple, i guess its the owner of the homestay. We looked into the...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 February 2016

This is the loveliest place! So much character, with a wonderful, peaceful cafe downstairs run by the same owners/tenants of the house. It quickly became our home away from home. George and Sheeba are the most wonderful hosts; we felt like family. We stayed there twice in the same trip. The only downside of the corner room (which is absolutely...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

A welcoming place where you feel treated as a trusted friend. But also the rooms are full of atmosphere. They are the types of rooms you can feel the history of this town. Amazing place. Not air conditioned but the fans and Windows are enough. And the 15 foot high ceilings. Have not been troubled by mosquitos and plenty of...

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1Thank daniel c
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2016

This homestay is amazing- the historic building was the place where vasco de gama himself lived and more recently it is famous for being a film set location. The rooms are huge- we stayed in one room with our two kids and still felt really spacious. It is lovely and clean, hot shower and mosquito nets and windows and on...

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Paris
Reviewed 9 November 2015

A great place to "feel" the the old city of Cochin. This charming house is famous for being Vasco de Gama's house. Rooms are simple but very clean and spacious. Beautiful old wooden furnitures make you feel in another time. The owner and his wife are absolutely adorable, you feel like home. The location is perfect, in the center and...

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1Thank Etoile12121984
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 15 May 2015 via mobile

This is for their little cafe downstairs. It is more like a store space with several tables squeezed in. I stopped here twice for breakfast. Limited options, Decent food, homely cooking and price about the same as places around.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 24 November 2014

Our first 2 days in Kerala were spent at Vasco Homestay. We reached at 11pm, but our host was very accomodating and welcoming. The rooms are spotless and spacious. There is free wifi, which had good connectivity. The complimentary breakfast too was excellent. The rooms have antique pieces of furniture, which are not really seen these days. The homestay is...

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5Thank Nishlet
Singapore
Reviewed 22 November 2014

We chose Vasco Homestay for its 500 years old history. It was original, atmospheric experience. Really like the Dutch furniture, decor and spacious room. Host Mr George Santosh and family reside on the property, gave excellent insight to Fort Kochi history. Also suggested tour options, such as a temple ceremony with elephants procession. To sum up it was excellent value,...

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5Thank KChua
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
Reviewed 6 November 2014

Positives ----------- 1. Large spacious rooms 2. Value for money (we stayed for Rs. 1350 for a night) 3. Two large windows with great views of the street - plus they have built in seats on the wall where you can position yourself to get a view of the street 4. Large comfortable bed with mosquito nets 5. Spacious sit...

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5Thank AravindBee
coimbatore
Reviewed 10 October 2014

This is the place I stay whenever I go to Kochi and I go atleast one in a month. A charming heritage building which also happened to be the residence of Vasco da gama himself. The owners of the place are very cordial and helpful. The cafe, attached to the house is very good too. Everything makes you feel very...

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  • Beachfront
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Heritage Portuguse house which is about 500 years old building believed to be the residence of Vasco Da Gama (Vasco House) the Portuguese Navigator who found the sea route to India ,died in 1524 on Christmas Eve,and his tomb stone is in St:Francis Church. WE have two executive rooms and two basic rooms,We have our Coffee Shop serve breakfast also take advance orders for keralan Lunch and Dinner and a Travel Desk where we arrange House Boats and other package tours in Kerala ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vasco Homestay

Address: Cc 1/344 Rose Street, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
Region: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
Price Range: €8 - €21 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Vasco Homestay 2.5*
Number of rooms: 2
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“Big rooms,bedroom and living room area.lots of space”
stephenmA9561SH, 21 Mar 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the room facing Rose st, which we loved.”
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alisha_2046, 3 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Corner room is huge with high ceiling and fans (no air con). Pretty hot at night but they will give you more fans if needed.”
amysala, 11 Feb 2016 | Read review
“We had a huge family room with breakfast included but cheaper options are available.”
tammer2016, 8 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Both are very good, for what I saw.”
alicetq, 7 Oct 2014 | Read review
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