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Malabar House

4.0 of 5 1/269 Parade Road, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were first shown to a room on the street that was dark and dank. We were told that it was the only room available, but when we said we would not stay in it and threatened to call our travel agent another room miraculously became available. It was nicer, but not great and certainly not up to Relais &... More

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Wendover, England, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was a delight and I'm not sure why anyone would say anything else unless they want something it was never meant to be. Its beautifully decorated, the staff are a delight, the food is brilliant and its very clean. I would go there again in a heartbeat and it made our trip very special. Many thanks

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
20 reviews 20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were 2 nights in the Malabar house and we almost felt it was home. Our room was very big, with a semi-outdoor bathroom and a big balcony. The staff was so nice, the chef at the restaurant is a young talented cook that will always have some time to talk with you. We loved our stay at Malabar and... More

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Houston, Texas, USA
5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Any Relais & Chateaux hotel around the world would have the availability of brewed coffee at 6:00 am. Instead, I am supplied with three packages of instant coffee in my room. The hotel staff is fantastic and very kind. I give the entire staff a perfect score, but the coffee issue a small disappointment for me. The food was really... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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12 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good looking hotel, with some really great food (specially the vegetarian expensive thali they serve during lunch), quite smaller and uninteresting rooms for the price they charge you. Pluses are the location and the location.

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Singapore, Singapore
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107 reviews 107 reviews
19 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It’s tricky to review Malabar House because it really depends what kind of traveller (on what kind of budget) you are. It’s a pretty enough hotel in a good location but, as another hotelier in India said to us when we mentioned we were staying here, “they want a bit much for what it is”. Certainly it was the most... More

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Los Angeles, California
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9 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I first spent time at Malabar House more than 10 years ago and have always wanted to visit again and actually stay at the hotel. I was finally able to this year with my husband and son. We only had 1 night in Cochin, but the hotel made it worth the stop. Rooms are great and all decorated beautifully with... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely boutique hotel within walking distance or short tuk-tuk ride of all the main sights. Our room was beautifully decorated with keralan style furniture and art and the beds were extremely comfortable. The restaurant food (although obviously not as cheap as outside in the town) was of a very high standard. The staff were very friendly and... More

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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A charming hotel with wonderful art and a fantastic location . It exceeded expectations . Yes the pool is small etc but you do not come to Cochin to swim .....the courtyard pool is perfectly adequate anyway . The hotel has a serene charm with wonderfully helpful staff . I needed to get a business deal en route whilst In... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Thank you Dhannia and team for a wonderful stay in spectacular Fort Cochin. What an amazing historical place, and no better way than to spend your time here in warm, friendly and welcoming Malabar House. Just opposite the old Parade Ground and a perfect location to explore the godowns, Chinese nets, bazaar road, Jew town, and all. The food is... More

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Address: 1/269 Parade Road, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
Location: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Malabar House 4*
Number of rooms: 17
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Also Known As:
Malabar House Hotel Kochi (Cochin)
Malabar House Kochi (Cochin), India - Kerala

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