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3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Costa Gama Homestay for two nights. The place was really clean and tidy. Check-In was easy, and we could also check in in the morning. The homestay just have 5 rooms, but therefor a small kitchen and a rooftop terrace. The family who runs the homestay completes the feeling of a home:)

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Reviewed 14 September 2016

I stayed here for one night before flying back to Mumbai. I had the single room in the back and for what I paid it was excellent value. It was simple (no hot water, only a ceiling fan), but comfortable.

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Thank Eric V
Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed my room and homestay at Costa Gamma very much. Shiny, Benson and their son Denver are very warm and welcoming. My only problem was wuth the wifi...but it might have been my phone. Everyone wlae had no problem with the wifi. The location is not in the touristy area but a very nice walk to the Jewish Synagogue... More 

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Costa Gama is everything a Homestay should be. From the moment I arrived I was warmly welcomed into the the family, as if we had known each other for years. It is the perfect location for seeing Fort Cochin with all the sights a walkable distance. The room was perfect and excellent value for money. I had a lovely little... More 

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Pune, India
1 review
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Since the moment I arrived at Costa Gama Homestay I felt really comfortable and welcomed by the friendly family. The room was clean, in a good condition and it even had a little balcony facing a coconut tree. If you want to get a little feeling how locals life in Cochin, I recommend staying there. It is about 10 minutes... More 

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Montpellier, France
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Reviewed 20 March 2016

As many have said before, the hospitality of the owners is what makes this place stand out. If you need anything, just ask Benson - he is well connected! He helped us hire a scooter, find a homestay in Munnar and even book our train from Bangalore to Hampi, all through friends of his. The rooms are a good standard... More 

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Benson G, Owner at Costa Gama HomeStay, responded to this review

Thanks Hannah for this wonderful way of telling the world. I am obliged that you are happy about our service. Keep in touch. Thanks once again More 

Jaipur, India
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2016

What I like about most is the hospitality of the family which is the highlight of this particular place. very helpful and friendly people. Other plus points that make it a star place is its cheap, super clean, close to bus stop or close to other touristic spots. Go there, you will definitely earn beautiful people there for your whole... More 

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Benson G, Owner at Costa Gama HomeStay, responded to this review

Thanks Ruchi for those wonderful words. You have a nice time. Shanti Shanti. Luvv from all at home More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

This homestay is so wonderful I highly recommend it especially for people who will stay for a while as Benson, Shiny and their family make you feel so comfortable and like this is also home. The decor and furniture is really beautiful and you can tell a lot of care has gone into this place. There are lots of musical... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

First of all, yes it's quite cheap. I paid only 600 rupees per night, which is really not much. But then again, the place itself is really nothing special. The room was small, but cleanish; the walls were grubby and the bathroom not what you would call spotless. It could've used a proper cleaning, which it probably hasn't had in... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 26 November 2015

What a fantastic family. We had a wonderful opportunity to see fireworks on the roof and a musical fiesta afterwards with devilishly good sweet indian treats. The location is perfect - no too close to the tourist spots to get trapped by bad food and high prices, but conveniently near enough everything in Fort Kochi and Mattancherry to walk everywhere.... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At Costa Gama, we provide furnished singe & double bed rooms, with clean bathrooms, fitted with European style accessories. The newly constructed building is built in the traditional style. The furnished, well lit rooms also have insect proof windows, to give you a peaceful and comfortable experience at Fort Cochin. The English speaking host will assist you while you are at Costa Gama. Other facilities include: surface transport with English speaking drivers, travel assistance, air/ rail/ road travel reservations. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Costa Gama HomeStay

Address: 1/1613 B Thamara Parambu Road | Thamaraparambu Road, Fort Cochin, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
Region: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
Price Range: $13 - $38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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 of 5 bubbles Pedi1gree, 13 Mar 2014 | Read review
“I stayed over the road from the main house with Ignatius and the rooms were light, cool, airy and clean.”
 of 5 bubbles ClaireF1980, 23 Feb 2014 | Read review
“There are basically two different buildings, one slightly older with a nicer balcony - I'd choose that, given the choice!”
 of 5 bubbles Hudzenko, 19 Jan 2014 | Read review
“- If you are by yourself the single in the house above their families is perfect if not ask for the one beside in on the front of the house. One of the biggest rooms and it has a nice desk in the corner!”
 of 5 bubbles Moliez2024, 7 Jan 2014 | Read review
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