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Old Lighthouse Bristow Hotel

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Beach Road, | next to INS Dronacharya, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
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New York City, New York
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Only hotel in Fort Kochi directly at the Arabian Sea, so nice location. Restaurant is great, but generally empty. Not sure why they do not market the restaurant separately from the hotel, as it is certainly better than many of those that are top ranked on Tripadvisor. Hotel is a three star and listed prices are rather high for the... More 

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Bulli, Australia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights at the end of a 3 week tour. Live the sea side location which is very convenient for local shopping. We had room 8 which is one if the garden rooms, and it was very nice. Staff are awesome and very helpful. Everyone english was also very good. Would stay here again for sure.

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Thank Mick H
Vickram99, Owner at Old Lighthouse Bristow Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mick, Greetings from the Old Lighthouse Bristow Hotel! It was a pleasure having you stay with us during your visit to Cochin. Thank you so much for taking the time to write such great things about our hotel and service and sharing the same with the TripAdvisor community. We are truly happy to hear that you enjoyed our amenities... More 

London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just spent 3 nights here late Jan 2016. The rooms are nicely furnished and clean and the garden & pool area are a peaceful spot to relax. The hotel is only a couple of minutes walk from restaurants and shops but surprisingly peaceful. The breakfast is excellent - plenty to chose from and made to order. We used the... More 

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Vickram99, Owner at Old Lighthouse Bristow Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from the Old Lighthouse Bristow Hotel! It was a pleasure having you stay with us during your visit to Cochin. Thank you so much for taking the time to write such great things about our hotel and service and sharing the same with the TripAdvisor community. We are truly happy to hear that you enjoyed staying in... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent 3 nights. Breakfast included in rate. Breakfast was very good. Lunch was not quite as good. Rate was very high even for holiday season. Room was charming at first glance but saw a few bugs including one very large cockroach. Housekeeping could have done a better job sweeping under the bed area. Great location. Close walk to the happening... More 

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Vickram99, Owner at Old Lighthouse Bristow Hotel, responded to this review

Dear James, Greetings from the Old Lighthouse Bristow Hotel! It was a pleasure having you stay with us during your visit to Cochin. Thank you so much for taking the time to write such great things about our hotel and service and sharing the same with the TripAdvisor community. It is wonderful to hear you that all aspects of your... More 

Bombay
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172 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We brought in the New year at this hotel. It was quite good. They had a wide spread of food and drinks on offer set against the backdrop of the Arabian sea. At midnight they set off fireworks and we had a grand view of the 50 ft "old man" or "papanji" being burned at 12 to bring in the... More 

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Vickram99, Owner at Old Lighthouse Bristow Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Rochelle, Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for taking the time to post a review of your visit on Tripadvisor. I am so very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciated our location and service. All of us at the Old Lighthouse Bristow Hotel are dedicated to providing an exceptional guest experience and... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We very much enjoyed staying 3 days at this historic hotel, it is a great pick. It has discreet but friendly staff and be prepared for their very generous & delicious breakfast served on their seafront terrace while you enjoy the fantastic views.

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Vickram99, Owner at Old Lighthouse Bristow Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from the Old Lighthouse Bristow Hotel! It was a pleasure having you stay with us during your visit to Cochin. Thank you so much for taking the time to write such great things about our hotel and service and sharing the same with the TripAdvisor community. We are truly happy to hear that you enjoyed staying at... More 

London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Old Lighthouse for two nights over New Years Eve. We had a lovely room with a sea view from a little terrace which was great. The room itself was clean and beautifully designed. The hotel is in a great location for exploring Fort Cochin and had a little pool where you could have a peaceful moment!... More 

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Vickram99, Owner at Old Lighthouse Bristow Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jessica, Greetings from the Old Lighthouse Bristow Hotel! It was a pleasure having you stay with us during your visit to Cochin. Thank you so much for taking the time to share your valuable feedback with us. We are grateful for your thoughtful mention of our unique seaside location and colonial style suites as well as our friendly staff.... More 

Chicago, IL
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

My wife and I stayed at the Old Lighthouse for four days during our first trip to India, and am really glad we picked this hotel--would definitely stay there again. The location was just right for us--close to all the historic sights in Fort Kochi--yet just enough removed from the busiest tourist hotels and street noise. The place has a... More 

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Vickram99, Owner at Old Lighthouse Bristow Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from the Old Lighthouse Bristow Hotel! It was a pleasure having you stay with us during your visit to Cochin. Thank you so much for taking the time to write such great things about our hotel and service and sharing the same with the TripAdvisor community. We are truly happy to hear that you enjoyed our seaside... More 

horwich
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44 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

Stayed here as a treat before flying home after several weeks travelling around Kerala. Honestly cannot fault this place. Wonderful friendly staff. Great room ( the manager upgraded us to the Bristow suite) with was wonderful. Excellent food and service in the restaurant. Would definitely recommend this place as a treat when staying in Fort Cochin. The pool is a... More 

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oldlighthouse, Management at Old Lighthouse Bristow Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for choosing our hotel during your stay at Fort Kochi. It was indeed an honor having you with us. Your glowing comments pertaining to the room and services, leaves nothing to the imagination, and your kind words for the staff are highly appreciated. I am confident that future guests reading your review will definitely... More 

Oxford Uk
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

Stayed for 3 nights at the start of our Kerala adventure and an excellent place to start. The staff were always so polite and helpful and the selection and quality of the food was very good for such a small hotel. Our room nicely furnished was adjacent to the small but adequate swimming pool. Located just on the edge of... More 

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oldlighthouse, Management at Old Lighthouse Bristow Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on TripAdvisor following your recent stay at the Old Lighthouse Bristow Hotel. We are delighted to read your great review. It gives us great pleasure to know that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for highlighting your review with the comments on the great service... More 

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