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The Bungalow Heritage Homestay

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The Bungalow, located at Vypeen side of the harbor mouth of Port of Cochin, with its own history and culture. Built in 1930, this heritage building of Vypeen is a mixture of Portuguese, Dutch and Kerala architectures. Vypeen is a meld of Portuguese, Dutch and English influences; where history is alive even today.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
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Historic Hotel
Charming
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All reviews neema and prasad vypeen island her husband a short ferry ride cooking lesson great grandfather beautiful house sao gabriel fort cochin fabulous cook cooking class lovely family home away from home local culture welcoming hosts ensuite bathroom wonderful hospitality
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We spent four nights with Neema and her family and became fast friends with in such a short time. She is a wonderful lady and a good cook. The architecture of this house is beautiful. It was built by her Great Grandfather and she has...More

Thank Mahmood C
Reviewed 23 August 2018

We stayed at The Bungalow for 3 nights and were made at home from the moment we arrived. Neema is a perfect host and all in all a great person. She is a fabulous cook so we experienced the most tasty Keralan breakfast and this...More

Thank shabeeratatta321
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

What a memorable experience of a lifetime it was. Neema is Jem of a person so is her family. We stayed with Neema and her family for four nights and we really enjoyed it. We took 2 cooking classes. Highly recommended.

Thank Bijoy D
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

We stayed at this heritage property for 3 nights and had a great time with our host and her family. The Bungalow was build by her great grandfather and you will really enjoy your time here.Everything is super clean and the room was comfortable. Very...More

Thank Abhay T
Reviewed 13 March 2018

The house was built by Neema's Grandfather and is a beautiful design, full of character. Huge bedroom with a good bathroom. Neema is a great source of information. Food is extremely plentiful, so bring a big appetite : she cooks a great dinner. No alcohol,...More

Thank Geoff23
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BUCHU
6 March 2015|
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Response from TravelBird74 | Property representative |
Hi Buchu Its about 2 minutes walk from The Bungalow Heritage Homestay to Ferry station and 5 minutes ferry takes you to the heart of Fort Kochi. From there all 5 venues of Biennale are walking distance. Main venue of... More
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"The house itself is Great, so do the Rooms"
shabeeratatta321
23 Aug. 2018
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"Both rooms are excellent, double is en-suite, twin has bathroom next door; these rooms are connected for..."
RiverBirdMaggie
9 Mar. 2018
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"The Portuguese floor with the double bed and ensuite was where we stayed. It's beautiful and..."
426leonarda
4 Mar. 2018
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"Minimal rooms to chose from, an intimate experience."
misslaurenmarier2017
25 Jan. 2018
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PRICE RANGE
USD 80 - USD 82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
IndiaKeralaErnakulam DistrictKochi (Cochin)
NUMBER OF ROOMS
2
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