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The Secret Garden

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Bishop Garden Lane 2, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
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Ranked #23 of 316 Kochi (Cochin) B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I booked this on a review in the Lonely Planet Guide and we weren't disappointed. Walking into this lovely hotel, with a pool surrounded by verandahs and pretty rooms was a treat. An abundance of wood, comfy chairs. The rooms were well prepared and cool with mosquito nets and attention to detail. With no pool restrictions, I asked if I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This garden is a iland of calm, birds singing in a small jungle. The rooms of this traditional house are huge and wunderfully painted. Dora wellcomes you personally and helps with whatever you need to know. Every morning you may join the yoga group under the trees. A place where a dream came true.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In an unassuming urban location within easy walking distance from the centre of Kochin, one quickly feels at home in this small hotel. Our pleasant room with large mosquito netted bed overlooked the pool which, though inviting, was unfortunately too warm to be refreshing. The shower room was more like a wet room as the water didn't drain away efficiently... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Quietly located, but within pleasant walking distance of all the sights. Comfortable and quiet room by the pool. Breakfast not the best but adequate. The ambience more than made up for it. A good one evening stay over at the start to our holiday.

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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A quiet location yet within 10 minutes walking distance of all the Fort Cochin sights. Faisal and Thora treat us as friends now - our 4th year here. Rooms are very comfortable, beds with mosqito nets and good a/c. Clean small pool for relaxing after a morning out. Helpful staff re places to buy various items or where to find... More 

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Wirksworth, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All the better for being tucked away within easy reach of everything in Cochin. We stayed in a couple of places owned by 'ex-pats' in our three week holiday through South India and felt slightly uncomfortable, difficult to describe how...BUT NOT HERE...we felt extremely comfortable and well cared for by everyone, so much so we've booked a longer stay in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

we were booked at this hotel by our travel agent, ganeshtravel.se. the hotel owner is an architect from iceland, and the hotel and the rooms are beautifully designed, we just loved it! nice large kingsize bed, beautiful wallpaintings in our room, good breakfast, nice and friendly staff and hostess, quiet at nigth, small and convenient pool. We strongly recommend this... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This is a wonderful place to stay, close to everything in Fort Kochi. The rooms are large and have a stunning decor. After a hot day of walking around Kochi the inground pool was a welcome relief. The breakfast, which is included, was freshly made each morning and included a number of options. We actually had dinner there 2 of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

Exceptional staff!!! Can't say enough good things about our hostess and her amazing staff. Took care of our every need with a sincere conviction to make our stay a most pleasant one. The rooms had an old charm without being dated. Poolside patio was a fantastic place to hang out and relax. Pool itself was just deep enough and large... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

A perfect hideaway. We got very lost trying to find it, and then trying to find a restaurant, but once we had got our bearings the following day, it was ideal. The rooms were large & clean. The bathrooms a bit musty. The swimming pool was perfect after the heat of the city. Go to Santis yoga classes. One of... More 

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