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The Francis Residence

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Planning an unforgettable holiday experience in a traditional Kerala home stay? Then The Francis Residence in Fort Kochi may be the right destination for you. Surrounded by the centuries old monuments and remaining of colonial era, seaside scenery, the beautiful bay of Arabian Sea, you will find all that you need in a holiday spot, be it ultimate relaxation or a cultural exploration.
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Property amenities
Airport Transportation
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Room features
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Charming
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All reviews his wife cooking lesson local fresh fish hotel level wonderful fruit comfortable air conditioned friendly family run dinner cooked superb host internal courtyard charming homestay vegetable dishes eggs and toast fabulous place to stay keralan food short walk quiet location
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have spent two days in Francis homestay in Kochi. Here we had an excellent introduction in Kerala kitchen with a showcooking ending with a delicious dinner in Francis house. We enjoyed the time and Francis hospitality.More

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Response from TheFrancisResidence, Owner at The Francis ResidenceResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear guest, Greetings from The Francis Residence. Thanks for your valuable review. We are delighted to know that you thoroughly enjoyed our hospitality and Rosy ' cooking demonstration and dinner. Kindly recommend us to your friends and relatives. Looking forward to welcoming you with us...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A most wonderful experience. Francis and Rosy are total professionals of the hospitality business. We are always reluctant to stay at our hotels to eat when there is the rest of a town to explore but at the Francis Residence why go further? It cannot...More

Thank hedgehopper
Response from TheFrancisResidence, Owner at The Francis ResidenceResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Mary and Peter, We had immense pleasure to have you with us and delighted to have your excellent review on us. We are are very happy to know that you enjoyed your stay and the food Rosy prepared for you. Thanks so much for...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As quoted by my husband, and celebrating his 50th birthday in Kerala as a huge fan of south indian cuisine he certainly knows his indian food. 7 days into our trip, the meal that Rosy and Francis prepared was the best we have sampled. Lovely...More

Thank Lisa W
Response from TheFrancisResidence, Owner at The Francis ResidenceResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Lisa and Fraser Greetings from The Francis Residence. It was great pleasure to have you with us and thank you for choosing us for your stay in Cochin. We are really delighted to know that you had a great time with us and Fraser...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a wonderful gem of a place. I highly recommend a stay with Frances and Rosy. The rooms are well serviced - clean, air conditioned, amazing quiet views of the garden. The meals are better than any restaurant, fresh, tasty, we looked forward to all...More

Thank langleydeborah
Response from TheFrancisResidence, Owner at The Francis ResidenceResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Deborah, Greetings from The Francis Residence. It was great pleasure to have you with us. Thanks for choosing us for your stay and the great review in trip advisor. This excellent review really is an appreciation of our work and we acknowledge the same....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Francis Residence was a wonderful Oasis of calm and tranquility after a long flight to Kerala. Mr Francis, Rosie and their delightful Grandson made us feel like we were part of the family. An extremely comfortable air-conditioned room with ensuite was complete with high...More

Thank Freedom683837
Response from TheFrancisResidence, Owner at The Francis ResidenceResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear guest, Greetings from The Francis Residence. Thanks for being part of the family and we really felt that you were one of our family. Happy that you made it in Fort Kochi. We are delighted to read your great review on us. Rosy is...More

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NZbuster
24 April 2018|
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Response from TheFrancisResidence | Property representative |
Thanks. Our rooms can not accommodate 4 but we have adjacent rooms suitable for family with grown up children. Let us know if we can be of any help to you. Thanks Francis
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"This is a homestay, so difficult to compare to a traditional hotel, but please do try it"
CharlesLorna
22 Mar 2018
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"All rooms quiet: free from traffic noise"
RonC4624
19 Mar 2018
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"Upstairs rooms open into a lovely airy central courtyard"
NZSA
13 Mar 2018
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"ask for upstairs in advance if you prefer that as a few rooms are on the ground floor"
800octavias
18 Feb 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$90 - US$129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
IndiaKeralaErnakulam DistrictKochi (Cochin)
NUMBER OF ROOMS
7
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