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“Quite clearly, the only place to stay in Fort Cochin” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Old Harbour Hotel
Ranked #2 of 199 Hotels in Kochi (Cochin)
Certificate of Excellence
Four Marks, Hants, UK
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52 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Quite clearly, the only place to stay in Fort Cochin”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful hotel with a wonderful staff and quite the best restaurant in the area. Don't believe us? We've now been five times with friends who have also enjoyed it and we'll go again!! Don't even look at the hotel near the ferry station!

  • Stayed January 2017, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 bubbles
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at The Old Harbour for just one night at the end of our tour of Kerala. Great position right in the middle of old Cochin, we were able to walk along the harbour and streets, lots of little shops and cafes. The hotel was lovely, warm welcome, we had a garden room, big comfy bed, very clean, tea, coffee and water complimentary, also mini bar, big bathroom with hot water. We had dinner in the garden just perfect, lovely food and service a great end to our holiday. We had an early start 6am but the staff were there to give us juice, fruit and a breakfast box to take with us, highly recommend this hotel.

Stayed January 2017, travelled as a couple
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Carefree, Arizona, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For my third time in Cochin I wanted to try something else .For me Old Harbour was the best place to stay in Cochin.At the minute you arrive you felt back on time .The atmospher is very colonial ,garden beautiful and the food so good that in 4 days I never want to try a other restaurant.
For the accommodation I got a suite It was very spacious comfortable easy to reach.
The location also is great walking distance to Princess street and to,the colorful daily fish market.
I will go back .
Francoise from Arizona

Room Tip: The suite was wonderful
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  • Stayed January 2017, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location is excellent, in the middle of the old town, close to sights. Rooms are comfortable and full of colonial character. Not much space to relax in the hotel outside of your room, it's a common area between reception lobby and restaurant. Hotel forgot to send airport transfer leaving me to make my own way. This was rather inconvenient given that I landed 6am in the morning and tired. They made up for this inconvenience by offering a free dinner, plus my taxi from the airport was a lot cheaper then their transfer charges so not too bad a situation. Lovely atmosphere at dinner with live classical music. concierge was good at recommendations/bookings of activities. I would love to stay here again if it didn't come with such a high price tag.

  • Stayed December 2016, travelled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Largs, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Welcoming and relaxing. The Princess suite with four poster bed, sitting room and balcony were luxurious and well air conditioned. Gardens and pool delightful and choice of eating inside or out. Lovely to have breakfast individually served and not lukewarm buffet.

Room Tip: Princess suite! Up stairs however..
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  • Stayed January 2017, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Additional Information about Old Harbour Hotel

Property: Old Harbour Hotel
Address: 1/328 Tower Road | Fort Cochin, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
Region: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#1 Family Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#6 Business Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
Price range (per night): ₹ 10,601 - ₹ 21,806
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Old Harbour Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 13
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
At the heart of ancient Fort Cochin, Kerala, a place that exudes history and culture, is the 'Old Harbour Hotel.' A 300 year-old building that has for long been a heritage monument of this town, now reopened as a boutique hotel. Built in the Dutch style of architecture with hints of Portuguese influences, it was the first hotel of old Cochin. Later it remained a residential home to employees of English Tea broking firms until it was left unused for a period of time. ... more   less 
Also Known As:
Old Harbour Kochi
Hotel Old Harbour
Old Harbour Hotel Kochi (Cochin), Kerala

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