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Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed 17 January 2014

This place is too cool for school. Perhaps it wakes up after dark - or in the mornings - I don't know; when we visited it was half empty but the service was surly and inattentive; the waiter forgot an order (he was probably too busy watching the soccer); the duty manager spent his time in the street smoking and...

Thank Adyar1974
Gainesville, Florida
Reviewed 15 January 2014

Oy's was amazing, I spent way too much time here hanging out too. The staff as well as the owners are all very friendly and have great service. The atmosphere of the cafe is excellent with the great photography on the walls and decorations. The food is great too! Definite must visit if in Ft. Kochi.

2Thank Zach K
Reviewed 15 January 2014 via mobile

The place is like a dungeon... up a flight of stairs... fly's all over.. there were ants on her dining table.. the owner agrees for one rate and then charges u more... if not she will scream and humiliate u... never ever stay here.. made r trip to kochi miserable... She says she also washes clothes.. charges too much and...

3Thank Joshua H
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 January 2014

after having a booking problem when arriving in Cochin we stumbled upon Oy's for breakfast. It turned out they are also a homestay and within a few hours we were very happily put into their family room upstairs. The room was great- spacious and ambient with plenty of natural light. The boys who run the place were fantastic, so friendly...

Thank emily b
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 December 2013

Lovely chilled cafe', equally great for a quick cup of tea or coffee, a drink or a meal. Friendly helpful staff and a super atmosphere. The cafe' doubled up as a travel agent for me as the owner can also organise trips in the backwaters, arrange cars and also owns a couple of homestays. His prices are comparable to others...

Thank Carlo F
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 14 December 2013

The rooms are located just above the Oy's Cafe...got an AC room for a good rate - but the power kept going out and was struggling in the heat and humidity of Kochi. Apart from this it was a good find - close to the sights in Fort Kochi and the eating places.

Thank rrml
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2013 via mobile

Great little cafe to relax on a sofa, if you're travelling - it's great to meet other travelling people and there is wifi too. The coffee is the best I've tasted in for kochi and the banana pancakes are tasty. The people who work there are friendly and very relaxed. It's a nice environment.

Thank Alice P
Reviewed 28 February 2013 via mobile

Oy's cafe is run by very friendly, welcoming and helpful guys. The food is very good and there is a nice atmosphere. There are three rooms upstairs which are not brilliant but are perfectly fine for one or two nights. Bathroom was clean and towels were provided no problem. Bed linen was not so clean so had to ask for...

Thank TheSticksman
Hastings, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 February 2013

We booked two nights in advance and checked that we could turn up quite late in the evening. However when we arrived the room wasn't ready. The floor had not been swept, the bottom sheet was clearly not clean and there was no top sheet and no towels. It took a long discussion to get the sheet and towels. Also...

Thank Lynda R
Reviewed 4 January 2013

Oy's is a very cool cafe which has three rooms upstairs plus two other hotels around fort Kochi. We walked in off the street and managed to get a room which had two large beds (easily fit two people). We paid 2000 rupies a night (including air con), also including 400 for a fifth person who slept on the floor....

Thank Jan_Bell123

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Additional Information about Oy's Homestay

Address: 1/390 Burger Street, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
Region: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
Price Range: $10 - $26 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
Oy's Homestay Kochi (Cochin), India - Kerala
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“Definitely opt for air con”
 of 5 bubbles Amel_Ibrahim, 22 Mar 2014 | Read review
“Best room is top floor, far left, facing the street. Great view, quite spacious, and comfy beds!”
 of 5 bubbles 12zachk, 15 Jan 2014 | Read review
“There are only three rooms - a/c is not necessary and is hard to control - we found it so cold we asked for it to be switched off after the first night, which then reduced the bill from 1800 or 1600 - we were quoted both figures at different times.... down to 1200. There are frequent power cuts but Oys does not have its own generator.”
 of 5 bubbles LyndaR411, 3 Feb 2013 | Read review
“Cannot comment on their other two hotels but the one located above the cafe is great”
 of 5 bubbles Jan_Bell123, 4 Jan 2013 | Read review
“Ring in advance as they do get very busy.”
 of 5 bubbles ammcSheffield, 18 Sep 2012 | Read review
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