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All 281 Kochi (Cochin) B&Bs / inns

The Secret Garden

Bishop Garden Lane 2, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
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The Secret Garden
Ranked #19 of 281 Kochi (Cochin) B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We splashed out a little staying here as it was the last stop on our trip but we could have no complaints because we had a wonderful stay. The place has been beautifully designed you can see the Scandinavian influence in the architecture from the delightful Norwegian hostess. The whole place has a cool, designy feel about it. Also the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We loved our stay at the secret garden hotel. We were supposed to stay for two nights but as our son got chicken pox we had yo extend our stay to six nights. The staff were so helpful in recommending good restaurants and organised a car for a day trip to anthripally falls. We felt so lucky to be staying... More

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is an absolute gem. We stayed there on our final night in Kerala before flying home and it was perfect. As other reviewers have said, it is hard to find (our poor tuk tuk driver had to stop and ask for directions about 10 times) but apart from that I could not find fault. Our room was gorgeous... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
46 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We liked staying here. First thing to note is that they hotel is a 10min walk from the centre of Fort Cochin and it took our taxi driver a while to find it down a maze of small streets. Once we arrived we were made very welcome. The staff were great, and our room was large, clean and comfortable. They... More

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London, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

What a fantastic place , it is even better that I anticipated. A great place for a solo traveler, very safe area and near to good restaurants, shops ( Anohki and Fab India ) and interesting buildings and sights to see ( though a lot of Fort Cochin sights are very touristy...) Easy to walk out in the evening and... More

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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
23 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

We love Secret Garden - third time here. It is in a quiet back street away from the business of Fort Cochin. Breakfasts European style - home-made bread and jam, fruit and yogurt, waffles and very good coffee. Staff will bring you tea/coffee at any time of day. Faizal (joint owner) can organize anything - just ask.

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

I had the pleasure of visiting Secret Garden on my first trip to India last Desember. And what a visit that was. I stayed there for whole 5 weeks arriving just before Xmas and enjoyed every single minute of it. This beautiful hotel is perfectly located in Fort Cochin and has the most pleasant staff I´ve ever met. But besides... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We were lucky enough to spend 2 full weeks here, and would very happily have stayed 2 more! The staff are delightful, friendly and nothing is too much trouble. Everyone we encountered was more than happy to help, taking pleasure in ensuring we had a memorable and enjoyable stay. The breakfasts are tip-top, the hospitality unmatched. I have stayed in... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
20 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014 via mobile

Secret Garden is a charming oasis in Fort Cochin. As the name implies, this small hotel has quite spacious garden areas and is nestled in a relatively affluent and quiet residential area within easy walking distance of the old Fort area and Chinese fishing nets. It is hard to find but easy to get to and from when you know... More

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Northern England
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20 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014 via mobile

If it's as good as this, I think you really have to. We found this hotel on Trip Advisor, and something just appealed to us. We weren't wrong. It isn't easy to find, but its worth the search. It's a wonderful retreat in Fort Cochin. Our fellow guests were all interesting, and whilst the hotel is intimate there's enough room... More

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Also Known As:
The Secret Garden Kochi (Cochin), India - Kerala
Address: Bishop Garden Lane 2, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
Location: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #19 of 281 B&Bs / Inns in Kochi (Cochin)
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
An indulgent heritage guesthouse in Fort Cochin that offers finer accommodations than any home stay or hotel within a mid range budget; maybe better than what you can find even in the luxury bracket! ... more   less 

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