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The Old Courtyard

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Reviewed 15 March 2014

Great introduction to Cochin. The hotel is located in an old house, with wood paneling and high ceilings. It has a very friendly and helpful staff, excellent breakfast and excellent wi fi in central area (not in the rooms). The room was very quiet. The...More

1  Thank stanley62
Reviewed 8 March 2014

A stay in the Old Courtyard Hotel was a great start to our kerala trip. About an hours taxi drive from Cochin Airport brings you into the heart of Fort Cochin where the hotel is located. The rooms are furnished simply with antique pieces and...More

1  Thank ZubinGB
Reviewed 28 February 2014

I had read great reviews, but my experience was not positive at all. I'll start with the good things, though: great breakfast, good location in the middle of everything, and friendly staff. Cons: Our mattress smelled really badly of something. Smelled like urine, but I'm...More

2  Thank Elissa L
Response from donyarosa, Manager at The Old CourtyardResponded 4 March 2014

Thank you for your feedback. The Housekeeping Department has been alerted of your complain. As the whole hotel has been occupied continuously since December, we have been unable to air the mattresses. Although the mattress protector is changed constantly, it is inevitable that some smell...More

Reviewed 22 February 2014

We stayed here by default as our preferred hotels were booked -- but we are glad that we did. This was an old Portuguese house and with authenticity and history comes some inconvenience. My friends were in the large 3rd floor walkup with high ceilings....More

1  Thank Charles M
Response from donyarosa, Manager at The Old CourtyardResponded 24 February 2014

Dear Sir, Thank you for the feedback. We checked the curtains in the rooms you have mentioned and unfortunately due to the pillars in the room, even more curtains will not be possible. Instead we have decided to color tint the upper windows to minimize...More

Reviewed 1 February 2014

This was our third trip to the Old Courtyard and it's as charming as ever. Lovely old world charm, one of the most characterful places we've ever stayed in. The restaurant is amazing, don't be put off by the lack of alcohol (all the BEST...More

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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US$ 40 - US$ 88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#19 Romantic Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#20 Family Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$ 40 - US$ 88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#19 Romantic Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#20 Family Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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kashimcintosh
16 November 2017|
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Response from donyarosa | Property representative |
The airport is about 1 1/2 hours away. The airport is outside of the city and is far from everywhere.
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Risha R
22 August 2017|
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That won't be a problem. We did the same thing
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"There are rooms one floor up & two floors up so many stairs."
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"No TV, and Wi-Fi can be inconsistent. That being said, we came for time outside, so not a big deal."
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"Rooms 4,5,6 have windows looking at the street. Room 3 had courtyard facing windows, not fun."
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"The stairs are quite steep, especially if you are in one of the two rooms at the top of the spiral stairs..."
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