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River Facing Cottage Room, Kochi

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River Facing Cottage Room, Kochi

3 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 private bath
3 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 private bath
Basil is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Sparkling clean6 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

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.


Wireless Internet
Free parking on premises
Laptop friendly workspace

House Rules

No pets


25 Reviews

Jeremy User Profile
December 2018
We enjoyed our stay with Basil and Annie. Our room was lovely and peaceful with good AC and hot water. The location on the edge of the backwaters had stunning views and we loved sitting on the bench at the end of the garden watching every day life go by. Basil and Annie made us v…
Hannah User Profile
November 2018
Had a lovely 4 night stay at Basil and Annie’s beautiful property. The real highlight was the stunning riverside location, so peaceful and picturesque with its own Chinese fishing net. The room was clean and spacious with good AC, and Annie’s home cooked Keralan breakfasts were d…
Nick User Profile
April 2018
Have no reservations about staying with Mr Basil & Annie. They will make your time with them special and they will arrange for you any special trips or activities you desire. Not for gain or profit but simply because they want you to enjoy the area as much as they do. They will …
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Response from Basil:
(Website hidden by Airbnb) and Amanda, Thank you very much for your good observations and nice words about us and grading us with a 5 star. Regards Basil and Annie.
April 2018
Peter User Profile
February 2018
I had a wonderful stay with Basil and Annie, they are a lovely couple. The properties are beautiful and set in a lovely location, and the room is comfortable and spacious. The view across the river to the palm trees with the Chinese fishing net is a joy to behold, watching the su…
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Response from Basil:
Thank you very much for your very nice words.
February 2018
Derrick User Profile
October 2017
A delightful and scenic cottage on the lakefront. Very pretty and peaceful. Basil and Annie were absolutely lovely and the breakfasts were amazing. Basil went out of his way to find me some medication that I needed. I really enjoyed my time there.
Basil User Profile
Response from Basil:
Thanksfor the good words.
October 2017
Angela User Profile
March 2017
A very restful place. Early checkin was a bonus after my long flight. Basil arranged a taxi from the airport which worked perfectly. Dinner and breakfast were delicious. Wonderful hosts.
Gita User Profile
February 2016
Basil and his family were fantastic hosts, they are helpful and very friendly. The description of the house is exactly what it is like. The food is great and the homemade mango pickle is brilliant. My mum who does n't travel very often was relaxed and my brother who was in Indi…

Hosted by Basil

Kochi, IndiaJoined in November 2014
Basil User Profile
260 Reviews
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
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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