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Princess Street Fort Cochin, Kochi (Cochin) 682001 India
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#67 of 657 hotels in Kochi (Cochin)
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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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georgieb wrote a review Dec 2018
Knutsford, United Kingdom8 contributions4 helpful votes
This hotel has a really lovely and friendly atmosphere. Our room was really beautiful. Spacious and clean with lots of antique furniture and character. All the staff we met during our stay were excellent. It’s in a perfect location for exploring the town. Only downside is the sound proofing wasn’t brilliant so we could hear other guests during the night.
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Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from donyarosa, Manager at The Old Courtyard
Responded 21 Feb 2019
Dear Guests, Thank you for your positive feedback. The staff are happy to know that their efforts and work is appreciated. We will be working during the off season to improve the sound proofing in the rooms. Sincerely, Manager
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BritishGirlAbroad wrote a review Dec 2018
London8 contributions7 helpful votes
I loved the Old Courtyard, the room was lovely, the staff helpful and their resident travel advisor Meena was brilliant in helping me plan my few days in the western ghats. I would stay here again if returning to Fort Kochi.
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Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from donyarosa, Manager at The Old Courtyard
Responded 21 Feb 2019
Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and we were able to help you with your further travel itineraries. Sincerely, Manager
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Kevin A wrote a review Nov 2018
1 contribution1 helpful vote
We were staying around the corner in a very nice but bland hotel. we saw this place through the narrow doorway into it's courtyard. We then moved hotel to stay there. we went away to the backwaters but then came back again. The large Portuguese style house was owned by a Jewish family. Indeed there is a whole area in Fort Cochin called 'Jewtown'. The house is very characterful and has historical charm. The staff are very friendly. Rooms are lovely and like time travel. The free breakfast was fine. We just enjoyed hanging out in the peaceful inner courtyard and old rooms. A beautiful and relaxing place in the middle of the popular part of Fort Cochin. Fort cochin itself is amazing and lovely. Mina the travel agent who works from the entrance area is awesome.
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Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from donyarosa, Manager at The Old Courtyard
Responded 14 Nov 2018
Dear Kevin, Thank you for your lovely feedback. Our team is very happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. Sincerely, Manager
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Sheesh wrote a review Oct 2018
Jaipur, India37 contributions8 helpful votes
The located is located in Fort Kochi just near to the Chinese Fishing Nets. The room size is good but it is a small budget hotel. Their restaurant is managed by someone else as it is outsourced. The building requires renovation.
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Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from donyarosa, Manager at The Old Courtyard
Responded 7 Oct 2018
Dear Sheesharam, Thank you for your feedback. When you book a Budget room, described as the small standard room, then it will be smaller. If you had booked a Superior or Deluxe or Suite Room, then it will be accordingly sized. For the amount paid for the budget room, it is commensurate. The building is renovated once a year while other on going maintenance is done as is required. We wait for the North East Monsoon to get over before the whole place is repainted. Otherwise, it will be wasted. The restaurant is a very reputable company in Cochin with about 8 branches all over. And their food is rated very well, if you check their profile. And their prices are very reasonable. Nevertheless, the location of the hotel is such that you have a varied choice of restaurants to go to. Sincerely, Manager
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Kevin Franson wrote a review Jul 2018
Chennai (Madras), India14 contributions
Blue Sea Lemonade (The lemonade was perfectly made with the blue lime syrup, soda, ice crushers and mint leaves. The drink to cool out body. The ambiance was stylish with old texture of chairs and courtyards and decos. The service was quite okay. Just loved the place to relax and talk our chitchats and sit for the whole day.) . . Breadworld Price: ₹120/- Personal Rating: 4.2/5
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Date of stay: July 2018
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Ed T wrote a review May 2018
Melbourne, Australia32 contributions16 helpful votes
The hotel is very centrally located in Fort Cochin. It is within walking distance of the Chinese fishing nets, the church and the Kathakali show. We had a huge room with antique furniture and the whole building had a ancient feel about it. The staff were helpful but we often had to wait for someone to turn up. The breakfast was slow coming but quite nice. Overall quite a nice stay.
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Date of stay: March 2018
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Bigrog50 wrote a review Apr 2018
London, United Kingdom3 contributions
Beautiful hotel. A tranquil oasis on arrival. Truly beautiful surroundings and room. Food was excellent... we couldn’t have asked for better. Fresh, regional and delicious. Also amazing breakfast. First experience of India and loved it. A special mention for the outstanding service throughout our stay
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Date of stay: April 2018
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Response from donyarosa, Manager at The Old Courtyard
Responded 14 Nov 2018
Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you for your lovely feedback. We are so happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are also glad that you enjoyed the food being served at the hotel premises. Our team is delighted to learn of this feedback! Sincerely, Manager
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Arjun R wrote a review Apr 2018
11 contributions1 helpful vote
Nice quaint hotel, great location. Rooms we had were large and comfortable. There were some minor renovations taking place when we visited . The morning (very limited) breakfast service was extremely slow.
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Date of stay: April 2018
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Tipishca wrote a review Mar 2018
Fordingbridge, United Kingdom301 contributions76 helpful votes
Great location - within walking distance of the Basilica, Kathakai centre and the Chinese Fishing nets - but we did find it noisy, particularly from motorbikes and howling dogs! Our room (no 3) was colonial in style, comfortable and spacious. We didn't feel we had the friendliest of welcomes here although the staff were OK and on hand (to immediately resolve) when we woke to no water one morning.
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Date of stay: March 2018
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Gordon S wrote a review Mar 2018
Vancouver, Canada25 contributions10 helpful votes
This hotel is old and a bit down at the heels, but the staff try hard to make it work. When we visited, breakfast was down to eggs and white toast, and the food service was being scaled back. The room was huge and comfortable, and it echoed a bygone age. The staff tried hard to be helpful. Overall, we enjoyed it.
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Date of stay: March 2018
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PRICE RANGE
$48 - $72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
courtyard kochi, kochi courtyard
LOCATION
IndiaKeralaErnakulam DistrictKochi (Cochin)
NUMBER OF ROOMS
8
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