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Riverside Heritage Bungalow, Kochi

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Basil

Riverside Heritage Bungalow, Kochi

3 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
3 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
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Basil is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

Mylanthra House is approved and licensed as DIAMOND GRADE since 2005 by the Kerala Tourism department. It is an 85-year-old traditional Bungalow located in Kochi at the bank of Vembanad Lake and has a Chinese fishing net in this beautiful backwaters. This Diamond-graded homestay is built of Plinthite blocks and plastered with lime. Its roofs and floors are covered with old clay tiles & have a wooden ceiling all over. This traditional construction keeps the bungalow cool.

Amenities

Wireless Internet
Free parking on premises
Laptop friendly workspace
TV
Breakfast
Cable TV

House Rules

Home stay is having 3 AC bedrooms.
1 AC Bedroom in the Heritage Bungalow & other 2 AC Bedrooms in the River facing cottage.
Guest Access to bedrooms as follows.

River Facing A/C Cottage (2 Bedrooms / 2 attached Bathrooms): Rs. 5000 Per Night.

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117 Reviews

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Pui
May 2018
Basil and Annie have a very special home. We stayed in their house on the first night and were upgraded to the self contained cottage which was spectacular. Stand out things were Annie’s wonderful home cooked food, the cleanliness of the cottage and the location right on the wate…
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Response from Basil:
Hi.Pui a hundred thanks for your wonderful Riview.
May 2018
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Adam
March 2018
great place to stay basil was so helpful with local knowledge and helping us get the most out of our stay
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Response from Basil:
Hi.Adam and Jade Thank you very much for your nice riview and grading us with a 5 star grading which will definitely help us to get more guests. Regards Basil and Annie.
March 2018
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Leo
March 2018
Basils property is a great base to use and hes recommendations on various tours are very helpful. His and his wifes hospitality was very warm. The rooms where very comfortable with good air conditioning.
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Response from Basil:
Hi.Leo, thank you very much for your nice words about us and grading us with a 5 star.
March 2018
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Katy
December 2017
We stayed for a couple of days here and had a lovely time. The view from the garden of the river is absolutely stunning and it is a lot quieter and more chilled out than the very touristy and busy Fort Kochi, which is around a 15 min Uber away. Definitely a more authentic experie…
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Response from Basil:
Hi.Katy, Thank you very much for your good words about us and grading us with a 5 star Regards Annie and Basil.
December 2017
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Richard
December 2017
My wife and I spent a fantastic 9 days at Basil and Annie's home in December 2017. The property itself is lovely, set in a quiet residential area a few miles south of Fort Cochin, with a back garden that leads out onto a stretch of the backwaters. It has its own Chinese fishing n…
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Response from Basil:
Hi.Mrs and Mr Richard, Thank you for your nice words about us and our property. Also for grading us with a 5 star which will attract more guests to us. Regards Basil and Annie.
December 2017
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Marcia
December 2017
Basil's place is an oasis of calm, just a 15-20 min rickshaw ride from the main tourist areas. He served as our unofficial tourist planner, eg arranging a house boat on the backwaters(negotiating a good price) plus another day booking a rickshaw in Kochin. The rickshaw guide (J…
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Response from Basil:
Hi.Michael, thank you very much for your good words about us and grading us with a 5 star which will attract more guests.
December 2017
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Tahnee
October 2017
Basil and Annie welcomed me as a lone female traveller into their beautiful home and were most accommodating. I felt safe and Basil organised everything I wanted to do without being pushy. The breakfast prepared by Anne was delicious and different every day. I had my own spacious…
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Response from Basil:
Thanks for you good words.
October 2017

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Kochi, IndiaJoined in November 2014
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Basil is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Graduate from Kerala university in Economics in 1971 and worked in multinational companies and retired from Glaxo Pharma as a senior marketing executive.
Languages: English, Hindi
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