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The Francis Residence -

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Couples, Families & Honeymoon

At only 900 metres away from Fort Kochi, The Francis Residence is the perfect place for those seeking 5-star service in a boutique homestay environment.

Asides from being at a convenient location from old colonial monuments and the picturesque bay of Arabian Sea, this homestay caters to keeping guests rested for their cultural explorations around Cochin.

During your stay, Francis and Rosy will ensure that you get all the personal touches to make your time relaxing. This little oasis features six vibrant air-conditioned rooms, all fully equipped and elegantly furnished. 

Some of the best highlights that should not be missed are right within the accommodation itself, such as Rosy’s food, using recipes have been passed down for generations.

Standout dishes are her Alleppey Prawn Curry, Meen Pollichathu or the Malabar Fish Curry. Needless to stay a cooking class with her is indispensable. While Francis has the best insider tips to explore Fort Kochi but also other information about the area.

For example, the Indo-Portuguese Museum is a short 7-minute walk. The Cochin Shipyard is 5 kilometres away and can be reached either by bicycle or an arranged car pick-up. The beach is also within close proximity to the accommodation.

Call us on +44 117 313 3300 to start planning your holiday, we’re looking forward to hearing from you


The property

This boutique homestay has six vibrantly decorated rooms, all tastefully furnished and complete with air-conditioning, fantastic showers, TV, comfortable bed, minibar, tea/coffee maker, digital lockers and herbal toiletries. The upstairs rooms come with a private balcony for you to enjoy some quiet time or to gaze upon the historic monuments. Within the central area, there is a green garden to escape the city’s bustle.

With your stay, The Francis Residence offers complimentary breakfasts to guests, which will include homemade baked goods and freshly squeezed nectar juice. While for other meals a speciality Kerala lunch or dinner can be arranged upon request. They can also cater to private dinner parties with advance notice. Other services that they offer are airport transfers, babysitting, bicycle rental, tour arrangement, laundry/dry cleaning service, Ayurveda treatments, yoga classes and the popular authentic cooking classes with Rosy herself.


The accommodation has six air-conditioned rooms, central garden area, dining area, BBQ facilities, bicycle rental, travel desk and laundry service.


Breakfast is complimentary with your stay, while speciality lunch/dinner can be arranged upon request.

Why Wayfairer

This family-run homestay hopes that one day everyone will live in houses or staying at hotels that have a low carbon footprint. Asides from being a homestay that is energy and material efficient, they maintain a high-class level accommodation. It’s no wonder that the Government of Kerala and Depart of Tourism have awarded The Francis Residence Diamond House classification.

Call us on +44 117 313 3300 to start planning your holiday, we’re looking forward to hearing from you


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