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New York
Reviewed 27 March 2012

This homestay is in a great location, away from the main commotion but close enough to walk to everything. Victor and Anneke go out of their way to make everything possible for you. What the place lacks in personality (decor is a bit uninspired) it makes up for in cleanliness and price. Would definitely recommend if you just need a...

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Arles, France
Reviewed 26 February 2012

Located in a quiet area, but still at a pedestrian distance from Fort Kochi, The Ark is really the right place where all conditions are gathered to help you to enjoy your stay.Confortable and very clean big room, with private bathroom , friendly welcome, affordable price, and very helpful owners. Any of your questions will get the appropriate answer: transport,...

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Virginia
Reviewed 15 February 2012

Every feel so welcome in a house that you feel like its a friends home your staying in? Thats what its like at the ARK - Victor, his wife and his brother take care of you like family. They were flexible with us, easy going, helped us plan out our trip. They not only lent me a Royal Enfield Bullet...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 14 January 2012

This home stay is in a wonderful location in Fort Cochin and the rooms are comfortable and spacious. The managers of the home stay are so kind and courteous. They do everything for you and you never feel that you are lost or alone in making any decisions. I highly recommend this home stay to any one. I travelled alone...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 14 January 2012

I stayed for a week at Ark's Homestay and I felt more at home here than any other places during my travels. Anneke and Victor were very friendly and helpful. The location is great, in walking distance to a lot of restaurants and shops, and quiet. The rooms are spacious with a big balcony and very clean. Just a great...

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Beziers, France
Reviewed 23 December 2011

I stayed at the lovely Ark, and was made very welcome.The rooms were cleaned regularly, the bed was very comfortable, and the bathroom clean and tidy.Victor and Anneke made me very welcome, and looked after me wonderfully, even giving me a lift to the station.Victor organised all the trips I wantedto go on, and they were great, the full Kerala...

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Marseille, France
Reviewed 10 December 2011

When going to a trip the Ark is a place that you would like to stay at. Anaka And Victor the Lovely Hosts, Very nice people whom you can trust with your eyes closed. The house is very clean, the room is big and very comfortable with all that you need. Anaka and victor will help with every thing you...

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london
Reviewed 24 September 2011

For a very comfortable stay I only will advice Homestay The Ark. The room was like a hotel room, with a table and cupboard. Attached a bathroom with bathtub, so I had a very relaxed stay. From my small balcony I could watch the street with the small shops and all the beauty around it. It is a small walk...

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Rajkot, India
Reviewed 9 August 2011

It was a amazing trip and a home stay with full facilities and enjoyment. This was our first stay in home stay and it was really nice we met new people from different places and talked with them we shared what we know and they too.over all it was a great ,outstanding, bind blowing and superb trip and the home...

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Strahilovo
Reviewed 8 August 2011

This is a great place. Not only does Victor make the best toast in India but he runs a home stay that is just terrific. The place is clean and tidy, and centrally placed, everywhere is an easy walk away. It's difficult to fault the place. But then there is Victor. he is just great.. He knows the area and...

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  • Free Internet
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
Internet
  • Free Internet

Additional Information about The Ark Homestay

Address: Door No:1/1469A | Fort Cochin, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
Region: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
Price Range: $16 - $30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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The Ark Homestay Kochi (Cochin), India - Kerala
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“Ask for the room with the air conditioner - otherwise it's too hot even with the fan on”
 of 5 bubbles kosmopolita, 26 Mar 2012 | Read review
“All rooms Are Excellent”
 of 5 bubbles Gad18, 9 Dec 2011 | Read review
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