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The Old Courtyard

Princess Street Fort Cochin, Kochi (Cochin) 682001 India
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#64 of 593 hotels in Kochi (Cochin)
Old Courtyard Hotel is an authentic old Portuguese styled mansion centrally located in Fort Cochin. It has been renovated into a heritage hotel with 8 rooms suiting the architecture of the building. The rooms are furnished in colonial antique furniture on original wooden floors. All rooms are air conditioned, rooms have attached bathrooms, and we provide free wifi in the common areas but may not reach all rooms, laundry, travel desk and other amenities. Old Courtyard Hotel has a Cafe which offers sandwiches, coffee/tea, gelato and pastries. As an eight room property, we try to make the guests'experience more personalized with staff always ready to help.
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Property amenities
Free public parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast available
Airport transportation
Currency exchange
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
Street parking
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Car hire
Non-smoking hotel
Sun terrace
Ironing service
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kemlyn1974 wrote a review Mar 2020
Yorkshire, United Kingdom10 contributions6 helpful votes
We stayed at The Old Courtyard Hotel for 3 nights in February. It is a beautiful building with lovely rooms. The old wooden furniture and floors in the rooms add to its charm. The mosquito nets and air conditioning ensure it is always comfortable. The courtyard and small pool are good to return to after a days sughtseeing. The staff are so helpful and the food was great. Would love to return!
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from Rosemary Kuruvinakunnel, General Manager at The Old Courtyard
Responded 23 Feb 2021
Dear Guests, We are very happy with your review. Due to Covid we have been closed for the past one year. We do hope your review will help us when we reopen this upcoming October, whereby we hope that the Tourism Industry will regain its momentum. Wishing you good health! Sincerely, Manager
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k1k2ching wrote a review Feb 2020
Sydney, Australia19 contributions8 helpful votes
For the second time, The Old Courtyard excelled! Re-visited Cochin in January and was amazed that some of the staff and the owners remembered me. The addition of a spa pool in the courtyard is fantastic to soak in the sun and relax after a day of touring and work. Service is too attentive and to detail, offering a selection of herbal teas is most welcome and so is the lunch menu of the day. Had an excellent meal comprising of fresh vegetables in a home cooked style and the taste of the prawn curry still lingers! Thanks to all at the Old Courtyard for another great experience and shall re-visit in time. Keep up what you are doing and good luck to Rose and Jacob for maintaining a property with such consistence ! 5 *****
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Date of stay: January 2020
Trip type: Travelled on business
Response from Rosemary Kuruvinakunnel, General Manager at The Old Courtyard
Responded 23 Feb 2021
Dear Sir, Thank you for your revisit and great review. We were very happy to welcome you once again. It is always a pleasure to have you visit us. Sincerely, Manager
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2864Ian wrote a review Jan 2020
Cudal7 contributions10 helpful votes
The Old Courtyard Hotel is in an excellent location and is an older style Hotel with heaps of character, it is an old Indo-Portuguese architectural building, the floorboards are huge, and the furniture is so comfortable. We found the staff to be very friendly and extremely helpful, nothing was too much trouble. There are plenty of places to eat in the evening within walking distance, this hotel is in the centre of things in Fort Kochi, and an excellent place to stay. Not only are the hotel staff great but Meena at the Travel Desk is extremely helpful and knowledgeable, she made our stay all the more enjoyable. We can really recommend this hotel as a great place to stay.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Response from donyarosa, Manager at The Old Courtyard
Responded 26 Jan 2020
Dear Ian, Thank you for your great review! Our team is very happy to know that your stay with us was memorable. Meena was happy to help . We hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, Manager
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jake1642 wrote a review Jan 2020
South Wingfield, United Kingdom361 contributions229 helpful votes
Fort Kochi was very busy. It did tax my driving in India a little. People, motorbikes, tuktuks, cars. Fortunately I did get to park right outside the hotel. The hotel was beautifully presented, with a lovely room, and the courtyard had a small pool. We ate elsewhere in the evening, but had breakfast, which was sufficient, though not the best. Very friendly staff (as throughout our stay in India).
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Date of stay: December 2019
Response from donyarosa, Manager at The Old Courtyard
Responded 20 Jan 2020
Dear Jake, Thank you for your review. We appreciate that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are sorry to hear that you did not find your breakfast unsatisfactory. The breakfast for USD$ 3/- only, includes continental breakfast with choice of eggs, fruit, juice and Indian breakfast option, plus the option to eat inside or outside in the little garden, is a good deal. Perhaps if you tell us exactly what was wrong with it for that amount of money, we can improve breakfast. Sincerely, Manager
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louis_hamps wrote a review Jan 2020
London, United Kingdom38 contributions16 helpful votes
Really enjoyed our stay here, the best in Kochi after moving around between side trips. The staff were super friendly and cooked us our best meal in Fort Kochi. The room - spacious, clean, brilliant hot shower and v powerful (same as a Western power shower... 👍)! The pool was also great, nice and cool and super clean. 10/10 would make sure to go to this hotel again if I came back.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from donyarosa, Manager at The Old Courtyard
Responded 9 Jan 2020
Dear Louis, Thank you for your great review! We, the team are very happy to have made your stay comfortable and enjoyable. We would love to be able to welcome you again in the future! Best, Manager
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Old Courtyard
Which popular attractions are close to The Old Courtyard?
Nearby attractions include Kerala Kathakali Centre (0.2 km), Kashi Art Gallery (0.08 km), and David Hall Gallery & Cafe (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Old Courtyard?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, airport transportation, and laundry service.
What food & drink options are available at The Old Courtyard?
Guests can enjoy breakfast and a snack bar during their stay.
Is parking available at The Old Courtyard?
Yes, free public parking nearby and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Old Courtyard?
Conveniently located restaurants include Rasoi Fort Kochi, Farmers Cafe, and The Asian Kitchen by Tokyo Bay.
Does The Old Courtyard have airport transportation?
Yes, The Old Courtyard offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are there any historical sites close to The Old Courtyard?
Many travellers enjoy visiting St. George Orthodox Koonan Kurish Old Syrian Church (1.3 km), Aspinwall House (0.1 km), and Kadavum Bagam Synagogue (2.5 km).