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Achayans Homestay

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“indian family”(3 reviews)
“great position”(2 reviews)
“the main house”(3 reviews)
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All reviewsindian familygreat positionthe main houserooms were clean and tidymarari beachhelpful hostsgreat stayquiet placelovely familybeautiful beachfelt like homedosahome mademinute walkplace to staylocal fishermenexcellent food
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My partner and I stayed at Achayans in Jan and we couldn’t have had a better stay. Greeta and Jimmy were so warm, welcoming us with fresh fruit juice from their garden and continuing to look after us for our stay. Greeta is an excellent...More

Thank MarthaGoudie
Reviewed 1 week ago

We received a lovely welcome from Gretta, Jimmy and Emil and immediately felt at home. We soon come to feel that we were staying with family as opposed to residing in the home of strangers. The rooms are clean and the cool water is not...More

Thank SomersetShe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Jimmy , Gretta and Emil were friendly and welcoming . Attended to our requests on a timely manner. Had few hiccups during our stay with spiders , electricity and no fans when we moved to non ac rooms. Nothing troublesome as it was resolved very...More

Thank Navita G
Reviewed 15 January 2018

This homestay has several rooms with different Standards. we had the luxury room in the main house with the convenience of warm running water. The Bungalows (from what we heard) have only cold running water. This Review is about the room in the main house....More

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Response from jimwaytourism, Manager at Achayans HomestayResponded 16 January 2018

Dear Guest , Thanks for your opinion about our homestay ( meaning of homestay- stay with the family).But here we noted that our behaviour towards you was improved day by day .With all respect i am asking you, is all other guest have the same...More

Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

A very nice place to stay in. Clean, the Owners are so nice and helpful! I would give them a top ranking but the beds was a little to hard. Greta made a wonderful dinner and as a homestay my rekommendations to this place. 5...More

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Beachfront
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Fayebell
25 March 2017|
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Response from David403_12 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Fayebell, I'm sure you'll have a good time with Greta, Jimmy and Emil. I guess it's about 60 miles from Kochi airport to Mararikulam but the airport itself is North of kochi and you drive through Enarkulum (the city bit... More
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sandytk
29 August 2016|
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Response from 15walkmj | Reviewed this property |
yep. It is public. just take a torch to find you way back. lots of crabs on the beach at night it is hilarious.
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venoovasudevan
17 March 2016|
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Response from jimwaytourism | Property representative |
You need to walk 300m towards local side road to reach the beach. The homestay with extrance to Alleppey-Fort Kochi Coastal Road.
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"Ground floor rooms towards the end of the garden are spacious but does not have ac."
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"Get the room in the main house if you want hot water."
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"Definitely ask for one of the detached units."
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"There was a rather noisy but very interesting catholic festival when we visited in November."
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