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River facing cottage with 2 bedroomsRiver facing cottage room no. 1
Private room in cottage

River Facing Cottage Room, Kochi

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Basil

River Facing Cottage Room, Kochi

3 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 private bath
3 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 private bath
HOME HIGHLIGHTS
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
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

Not suitable for pets

Availability

22 Reviews

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Nick
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
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Peter
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
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Derrick
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.
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Response from Basil:
Thanksfor the good words.
October 2017
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Angela
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.
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Gita
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…
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Natasha
October 2015
Basil was a perfect host! He and his family were very kind, respectful, thoughtful and made us feel so welcome in their home. We were treated like family not guests. Annie's breakfasts were superb - she really is an excellent cook, and she made sure we had different Kerala styl…
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Response from Basil:
Thank you Natasha,thank you for your good words about us.Annie & Basil.
October 2015
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Andreas
April 2018
Very helpful host, delicious breakfasts, nice and clean room, a bit far away from Fort Kochi.
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Response from Basil:
Thanks.
April 2018

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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
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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