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Ghent, Belgium
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We travelled from Munnar to Marco´s place a bit last minute with our family of 4 persons and were very happy he could propose us 2 very nice rooms in his old Keralian house. We had the chance to meet with other very nice British people as French people what made it a nice New Years evening in a warm...

Thank anouklf
Mumbai, India
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here with my daughter. Have known Marco for a very many years; he is an aesthete and generosity personified, speaks fluent Mayalali and is a well-known figure in this State. Above all, he is a delightful host. The place is artfully rustic and authentic, something no hotel can ever give. The cook and his family have been with Marco...

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Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

We had a delightful stay at Marcos' and his family's place for Christmas 2015. Expect tasteful food, restful nights and joyful evenings. We felt as if we were home from the very beginning, thank you very much Marco!

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Milan, Italy
Reviewed 24 September 2015

We spent in "la Dame Rouge" two days and we would definitely like to go back! The Homestay is charming and relaxing, the personnel is extremely kind and friendly and the food amazing. The homestay is located 5 min distance by tuk tuk from the sea and backwater, were you can enjoy the beach walking and swimming. Marco and his...

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Reviewed 13 March 2015

There is a real sense of living in a grand merchant's house as it might have been in the past. It is set in a lot of it's own space in an interesting residential road, detached from the normal tourist circuit. The house and it's rooms are large and unspoilt by progress in a positive sense, and this feeling is...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 20 January 2015

This is a very special home stay. It sounds paradoxical, but Marc, the French host, has managed to create a wonderfully authentic Indian homestay. The traditional house, built around a garden courtyard, retains its original character, and with the exception of electricity, hot water, and internet, everything is as it was a hundred years ago. The furnishings are traditional, with...

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Lewes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 January 2015

A special experience,after two weeks touring Golden Triangle the Rouge was just what was needed,unique accommodation and atmosphere to slow the pace. Staying in a converted rice barn ,enjoying lots of other rooms full of collectibles brought by Marco means every minute a pleasure. We had fresh ingredients every day and brilliant improvised menus provided by Tanga in his open...

Thank kjw222
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 21 November 2014

Finding the right words to describe La Dame Rouge isn't an easy task. Absolutely everything from is brought together to make your stay a memorable one. Marco is without a doubt the most welcoming, devoted, passionate and friendly person you will meet. The rest of the family living at La Dame Rouge is just as wonderful! The feasts offered made...

Thank Marine P
Wareham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 February 2014

We stayed at La Dame Rouge for too short a time - the nobly proportioned rooms, full of antique furniture, sculpture and curious carvings, were places to dream, to read, to listen to Marco's stories of life in India - Tanga's food was wonderful - we feasted like sultans and sultanas - the beach was only a short exciting ride...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 19 January 2014

I spent 1 week in La Dame Rouge and I was very impressed by the excellent and special place and its atmosphere, and by the lovely host family that is managing it. The room was great and the food was really excellent! I will for sure return one day (hopefully soon).

Thank rita-kahlo

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just the list of pleasures that you will enjoy there : a vast and comfortable accommodation in an authentic XIXth century house beautifully preserved, Ayurveda massages in your own private room, bicycle ride through the back waters to reach Cherai beach, yoga lessons, maybe a visit to Fort Cochin if you wish, great cooking by Tanga, humorous conversations with Marco, nice people who will do everything to make your stay enjoyable. I've been there three times. It's all included. The taxi will pick you at the airport. Don't worry. Be happy. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Dame Rouge

Address: Kizhakke Veedu,Manapilly | Vypin Island, Kochi (Cochin) 682501, India
Region: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
Price Range: ₹ 3,566 - ₹ 12,837 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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La Dame Rouge Kochi (Cochin), Kerala
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“all rooms are nice depend maybe a bit of your budget”
 of 5 bubbles anouklf, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms looked good ,we had the rice barn very quiet and comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles kjw222, 16 Jan 2015 | Read review
“The private suite is amazing if you are after some privacy and the most beautiful decoration/design and a private massage room. The other rooms are just as comfortable and beautiful.”
 of 5 bubbles Marinelina, 20 Nov 2014 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles ChristopherB328, 28 Feb 2014 | Read review
“All rooms are really nice and individual.”
 of 5 bubbles rita-kahlo, 19 Jan 2014 | Read review
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