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River facing cottage with 2 bedroomsRiver facing cottage room no. 1
Private room in bed and breakfast

River Facing Cottage Room, Kochi

Basil

River Facing Cottage Room, Kochi

3 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
3 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
HOME HIGHLIGHTS
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Basil is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

Mylanthra House is approved and licensed as DIAMOND GRADE since 2005 by the Kerala Tourism department. It is an 85-year-old traditional Bungalow located in Kochi at the bank of Vembanad Lake and has a Chinese fishing net in this beautiful backwaters. This Diamond-graded homestay is built of Plinthite blocks and plastered with lime. Its roofs and floors are covered with old clay tiles & have a wooden ceiling all over. This traditional construction keeps the bungalow cool.

Amenities

Wifi
Free parking on premises
Laptop friendly workspace
TV
Breakfast
Cable TV

House Rules

Not suitable for pets

Availability

22 Reviews

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Andreas User Profile
Andreas
April 2018
Very helpful host, delicious breakfasts, nice and clean room, a bit far away from Fort Kochi.
Basil User Profile
Response from Basil:
Thanks.
April 2018
Nick User Profile
Nick
April 2018
Have no reservations about staying with Mr Basil & Annie. They will make your time with them special and they will arrange for you any special trips or activities you desire. Not for gain or profit but simply because they want you to enjoy the area as much as they do. They will …
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Response from Basil:
(Website hidden by Airbnb) and Amanda, Thank you very much for your good observations and nice words about us and grading us with a 5 star. Regards Basil and Annie.
April 2018
Kheng User Profile
Kheng
March 2018
Basil is the perfect host. He is like a kind uncle, personally serving us breakfast - putting every bit of food on our plates. Super efficient too. Within 15min, he booked our airport transfer as well as another guest’s transport and hotel in another town. The accommodation is s…
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Response from Basil:
Thank you very much for grading us with a 5 star and writing a wonderful Riview.
March 2018
Amy User Profile
Amy
February 2018
Basil is a great warm generous host. He is very helpful well organised and arranged places to visit in Kerala as requested by us. We enjoyed yummy breakfast by Ann. We also enjoyed cool sea breeze sitting on verandah and sunset at his residence. Absolutely clean residence. We …
Basil User Profile
Response from Basil:
Hi.Amy ,thank you very much for your nice and kind words about us in the Riview. It is motivation for us .
February 2018
Arpan User Profile
Arpan
February 2018
We thoroughly enjoyed Basil & his family's gracious hospitality during our stay. We loved every bit of it.. from the authentic Kerala-style touches to the sumptuous breakfast and the awesome little farm that he has maintained so well. Basil was very helpful during our very late n…
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Response from Basil:
Hi.Arpan and family, thank you very much for writing a nice riview with a 5 star grading .This is off course a motivating factor for us and help us to get more guests.
February 2018
Peter User Profile
Peter
February 2018
I had a wonderful stay with Basil and Annie, they are a lovely couple. The properties are beautiful and set in a lovely location, and the room is comfortable and spacious. The view across the river to the palm trees with the Chinese fishing net is a joy to behold, watching the su…
Basil User Profile
Response from Basil:
Thank you very much for your very nice words.
February 2018
Gillian User Profile
Gillian
January 2018
I was lucky to find Basil and Annie . They made my first visit to India very enjoyable. Their home is really quiet, the air is fresh and there are gardens all around . Some of the breakfast items are from Annie's garden. They are always available to help . The auto rickshaw…
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Response from Basil:
Hi.Gillian,we are very happy to read your rivew. It is really good and motivative and will definitely attract more guests. Thank you again for your nice words.
January 2018

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Kochi, IndiaJoined in November 2014
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Basil is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Graduate from Kerala university in Economics in 1971 and worked in multinational companies and retired from Glaxo Pharma as a senior marketing executive.
Languages: English, Hindi
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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