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Walton's Home Stay

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Washington DC
Reviewed 20 February 2012

Good location, clean, nice rooms, and -- best of all -- Mr. Walton is extremely helpful and almost always available to help arrange things or provide suggestions.

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 February 2012

The other reviewers have said it all and it is true. We should have stayed 4 days and only managed 2 in the end-the loss was ours. The room was the cleanest we have stayed in in India-absolutely spotless including thebathroom and well furnished to suit the style of the building. All rooms have an area with chairs to sit...

Thank mature-traveller49
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 February 2012

This is one of those places that really lives up to the rave reviews. Its not flashy or pretentious in any way they just know what they're doing. The rooms and common are t well appointed and well maintained. You get a similar experience to the much more expensive places for much less cost. Everyone who stays here has a...

Thank aaronshort
Reviewed 2 February 2012

We stayed at Walton's for 2 nights. It was very nice! The homestay is settled in the middle of Fort-Cochin. Within a few steps you are in the middle of the old centre of Fort-Cochin, which is very nice and authentic. Christopher (the owner of Walton's homestay) gave us a good welcome. He gave us a lot of information about...

1Thank Diana G
Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 January 2012

The Walton's homestay is a wonderful place tto stay in Fort Cochin. Christopher Walton is knowledgeable and helpful. We was able to give us unbaised information about the area. On arriva we were delighted to find the room was overlooking the quiet garden. The room itself was beautifully restored and decorated. The Walton family all work to keep the homestay...

1Thank davebude
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 January 2012

Mr Walton is a lovely man who looks after you well supplying tips on where to eat, and what to see. He has large, clean rooms with very effective air-con and lovely wooden flooring. Breakfast consisted of eggs and a never ending supply of toast, jam, delicious fresh fruit - very tasty. There's a shaded area to sit in the...

1Thank bellls
Reviewed 15 January 2012

Walton's is in a great location in Fort Cochin. The rooms are lovely, clean and spacious. We had breakfast one of the mornings which was pleasant. On our last night we had a lovely chat with Mr Walton, who is lovely and kind-hearted. It was nice talking to him - it made us think of our high-speed Western lifestyle. Definitely...

Thank Georgie49
Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 11 January 2012

Nice and clean, great sized rooms with air con, good sized breakfast. A lounge area which we took over in the late afternoons for pre dinner drinks. Mr Walton is a wealth of information - an interesting man. Incredibly quiet considering its location. Not cheap, but for us the comfort was worth it.

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Sharm, Egypt
Reviewed 8 January 2012

This a superb homestay right in the heart of old Cochin in an historic building set in lovely gardens. It is run by Mr & Mrs Walton, a charming and most interesting couple who were also excellent hosts. The rooms were beautiful, large and well appointed, wooden floors and furnture and very clean. Breakfast was excellent with fruit, eggs, toast...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 6 January 2012

Spacious, elegant, comfortable and spotless rooms in a charming garden courtyard environment with 24/7 hot water from environmentally sustainable solar panels. Feels like a secluded retreat from the city buzz and noise but is centrally located and convenient to the major sites of interest. A wonderful breakfast is included in the room rate and the owner, Christopher Walton, is incredibly...

1Thank AdventurerAudrey

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This relaxing and serene home stay is run by a Catholic family in a Centuries old Dutch building. It is centrally located on Princes street - one of the earliest streets laid out in Fort Cochin, beside the many shops, the Cozy streets, cafe's and restaurant's which are conveniently located near by. In this family run home stay, we pride ourselves on a high standard of friendly cheerful service which caters to the needs of the whole family. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Walton's Home Stay

Address: Princess Street, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
Region: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
Price Range: $152 - $182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Walton`s Home Stay Hotel Kochi (Cochin)
Walton's Home Stay Kochi (Cochin), India - Kerala
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