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Haltwhistle, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have just stayed at Sithara Homestay with 5 friends and we had such a good time. It is in a great location and Suchi, his wife and adorable children looked after us so well. The food, special herb tea and heavenly smoothies were all really delicious. Nothing was too much trouble and everything was done with big smiles. The... More 

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Thank Fiona M
Chennai, India
1 review
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Stayed there on Aug11, 2016. Excellent homestay, delicious food, clean and spacious rooms. Enjoyed the stay over there. Feel like we are in home. Kids enjoyed a lot with the pets there. Beautiful environment. walkable distance from fort kochi beach. Highly recommended.

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Thank Vijay1927
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Welcome to my second home! I have visited Cochin twice in the last two years and have been so lucky to stay in this home both the times. In Fact, the second trip to Cochin was specifically made to come and stay at Sithara! You just cannot get enough of this place. The loving environment, the family like care, the... More 

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1 Thank garima j
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3 reviews
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

This very charming homestay is really a place where you feel at home, not only because of its beautiful setting, but also thanks to the uncommon kindness and generosity of the owners, Mercy and Harry. This homestay was the first I selected when I fist visited India, and I have been returning three times already. Last but not least, the... More 

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Thank Sophie P
Sydney, Australia
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16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

This place was everything we wanted from a homestay. Location - convenient short 5 minute walk into town or to coast. Dal Roti is a great restaurant by the way, just around the corner. Rooms - I think there are only 3 rooms in this homestay. The 2 we saw were very spacious and clean. We were very comfortable here.... More 

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Thank Lara S
Copenhagen
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 January 2016

I returned to Sithara this season after having also stayed there in 2011. I stayed with my family (husband and two children), and we really enjoyed Harry and Mercy's lovely homestay. The double family room (with separate entrance and a balcony) is great value! The hosts are very helpful, friendly and easy going and our kids loved them. Don't cheat... More 

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Thank frkrod
Singapore, Singapore
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

Harry John and his wife were very kind, accommodating peoole who looked after us and nade sure we had everything we needed. It wad a very short stay but a pleasure to meet Harry, talk with him and understand a little more about the area. The room was fairly basic but comfortable and the tea and breakfast was delicious. Harry... More 

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Thank ChrisT1983
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2015 via mobile

Stayed there four days. The rooms are clean and big. Hot water. Window nets (that actualy works). Great location in fort kochi. Close to DAL-ROTI restaurant. Close to the center and the beach. Cool family.

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3 Thank Assaf O
Mount Barker, Australia
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78 reviews
57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2014

We were lucky enough to stay at Sithara for a total of 4 nights. Unfortunately Mr Harry wasn't there when we visited but we were very well received and looked after by his 2IC Mr Sajan and his wife. Mr Harry helped me organise everything from transfer to houseboat. Nothing was too much trouble. the house is situated in a... More 

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3 Thank laurence_baillie
Singleton, Australia
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3 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2014

Myself & 2 girlfriends spent 2 wonderful days & nights at Sithara Homestay. Sithara is a home away from home,very clean rooms,hot water,free Wifi,everything that a home has,even a beautiful garden out the front where you can sit & ponder. The location is fabulous,walking distance to everything,the fishing nets are a must see.Unfortunately our time there was short,but I can... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sithara Homestay welcomes you to Kerala, the nature lover’s wonderland, for an amazing experience. Kerala, a sliver of land located at the southernmost tip of India is 560 km long with lofty mountain ranges gracing one side and washed by the blue Arabian Sea on the other. Popularly known as ‘God's own country’, Kerala is viewed and listed by the National Geographic Traveler as one of the 50 places of a lifetime to be visited. Enjoy and explore Kerala in the ambiance of a traditional kerala house with us at Sithara Homestay. Situated on one of the streets of Fort Cochin, Sithara Homestay caters to the taste and needs of the discerning tourists. Present on a street studded with numerous ancient buildings conjuring up an aura of yore. An ideal place to start your discovery of the place and to plan and explore the beauty of Kerala. Fort Cochin is one of the sections of Cochin (The industrial Capital of Kerala), tucked between the Arabian Sea & the backwaters. Situated on a peninsula in the west linked by a complex system of ferries and unimaginatively made bridges, Fort Cochin shares the western location with Mattancherry as its other geographical ally of the old districts, while the eastern part is occupied by modern Ernakulam. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sithara Homestay

Address: House No. 1/308, " SITHARA " | Lilly Street, Fort Cochin, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
Region: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
Price Range: ₹ 1,641 - ₹ 4,924 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“All rooms are good.”
 of 5 bubbles Vijay1927, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Consider upgrading to the 2 bedroom with balcony”
 of 5 bubbles laurence_baillie, 7 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Ask for a front room overlooking the garden”
 of 5 bubbles jennycQ1363TE, 30 Nov 2014 | Read review
“I would suggest getting a room with the balcony pointing towards the main gate because the sides are rather unattractive.”
 of 5 bubbles shonun, 23 May 2014 | Read review
“nice place for a family”
 of 5 bubbles Rajiv2014, 31 Dec 2013 | Read review
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