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Reviewed 27 June 2016

We were 11 students from tamil nadu who stayed in bens home stay. The service provided there was good and the overall stay was good. We were also provided with kayak ride and a boat trip which was unexpected and we had a good view of backwaters. Food provided there was also good.

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Reviewed 7 June 2016

We have enjoyed our stay in Ben home stay. The location / backwater on which the home was had a majestic and breathtaking view. The hosts were polite, helpful and friendly. They have arranged for the local transport for us as well. The place was a bit 100 m away from main road adjacent to service road.. but it was...

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Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Wonderful experience !! Nice place to relax with view of back waters in front of the cottage.. Ben and his family made us feel like home.. This was the first time I stayed at a Homestay and it was worth it..

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Maldives
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

It was wonderful staying with you during our trip. Very comfortable and relaxing. Even though there were few power cuts, your wife was very hospitable and the food we enjoyed mostly. Will recommend to anyone definitely. Take care and wish you luck. A big thank you. From Fayaz and Family.

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Vellore, India
Reviewed 27 May 2016

My favorite place in Kerala is Cochin(Kochi). I was there with my family in Bens Home Stay, and my kid loved it. I'm a workaholic, so for me, Kochi is a place where you can have a vacation, but you can have your own moment as well. You feel like you blend with nature - and I love the stay...

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Pune
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Just came back from Kochi. We had a wonderful visit with Mr Benny. He took us on a cruise in his boat to the backwaters of Kerala. It was like we were on heaven on earth. Just gliding over the water and watching the shore line with its greenery is so soothing. If you are lucky Mr Benny will offer...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

We came to India to celebrate my fathers 60th birthday and were recommended Bens house boat to explore and enjoy the Kerala backwaters in Kochi. Amazing views, amazing hospitality and superb service. Highly recommend to anyone in Kerala looking to do the backwaters to use Benny. He was friendly, enthusiastic to understand what we wanted from our experience and tailored...

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Thodupuzha, India
Reviewed 21 March 2016

The friendly and generous reception and entertainment of guests, At Bens Homestay we relaxed a lot because of the hospitality and safe nature rich place, near the river frontage , while we are taking treatment at Aster Medicity International Hospital. One of the better place to stay and relax, near Aster Medicity & for others can enjoy the facilities of...

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Benny X, Owner at Bens Homestay, responded to this review

Thank you Anish for your wonderful review. Will keep in touch. Ben n fly.

Johnson City, Tennessee
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Ben's Homestay was such a welcome respite after traveling for more than 24 hours! Although my reservation was made at the last minute, Ben contacted me and arranged to pick me up from the airport. His home is beautiful and his family is so sweet! I originally planned on having a cooking lesson from his lovely wife who is an...

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Benny X, Owner at Bens Homestay, responded to this review

Nathalie ..Thanks for your excellent review. we didn't get much time for cooking lessons. Anju always loves to share her cooking experiences... Next time definitely. .. Ben n fly.

Mumbai, India
Reviewed 6 March 2016

We stayed at Ben`s homestay from 18th to 26th Feb 2016.And we had the most awesome holiday ever, beyond all our expectations ! We had our German friends, Tom and Jennifer with us, and there would not have been anything more wonderful than this ! The homestay stays true to its spirit. the entire family ( Ben`s elderly father. Ben...

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Benny X, Owner at Bens Homestay, responded to this review

Thanks for your excellent review.It was nice experience with you n Sanju and Jennifer n Tom.Anju tried your vegetable curries and it was awsome. We will meet you soon. Ben n fly.

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Address: Kuttikal House | Kothad P.O., Kochi (Cochin) 682027, India
Region: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
Price Range: ₹ 2,749 - ₹ 4,974 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“There are cottages and also opportunity to sleep on a houseboat.”
 of 5 bubbles busyllizzie, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The cottage feels secluded from the rest of the property”
 of 5 bubbles 103jeremeyk, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The cabin is secluded and on the water.”
 of 5 bubbles silvior408, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“homely best service at affordable price over water”
 of 5 bubbles gijup, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Boat rooms are with excellent view”
 of 5 bubbles GOPI80, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
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