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“Comfortable service-oriented hotel in centre of Fort Kochi” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Old Harbour Hotel
Ranked #2 of 199 Hotels in Kochi (Cochin)
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Melbourne, Vic
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97 reviews
94 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Comfortable service-oriented hotel in centre of Fort Kochi”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We only spent one night here but would happily have stayed longer. Staff were exceptionally helpful and responsive - in arranging a very late checkout when our flight was delayed, some ultra-express laundry and giving us a free meal when the pool had some clarity problems after some rain. Dinner in the garden with traditional live music was very good and simple lunches in the restaurant were also good. Room was attractive, overlooking the garden. Wifi a little chancy within thick walls but better than they warned us of.

  • Stayed February 2017, travelled as a couple
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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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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sukesh Stephenson looked after us really well on our 3 night stay. Well located busy hotel with lovely big rooms and suites. Yoga classes and massages were good and Rakim's cooking the best in Kerala! Only pain was the pool was green and being dosed with chemicals so we couldn't swim!
I'd recommend they put up some nets to deter the crows who are invasive.

Stayed February 2017, travelled as a couple
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Four Marks, Hants, UK
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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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Guildford, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
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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

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  • Stayed January 2017, travelled with friends
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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): ₹ 10,619 - ₹ 21,843
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 
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Also Known As:
Old Harbour Kochi
Hotel Old Harbour
Old Harbour Hotel Kochi (Cochin), Kerala

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