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Malabar House

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1/269 Parade Road, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
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Ranked #26 of 166 hotels in Kochi (Cochin)
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
JeffandJane15 Maidstone, United Kingdom
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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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
16 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here for two nights at the start of touring holiday in Kerala. We liked the location overlooking a local park which filled with local cricketers (amateur) early in the morning. Our room was comfortable though not enormous. The food was good and we particularly enjoyed the live classical Indian music that accompanied the meal. We were pleasantly surprised... More

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Dorset, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We ended up here after initially booking somewhere else in Fort Cochin. That hotel wasn't what it claimed to be, and whilst looking for an alternative, our tuc tuc driver pointed out the 'best hotel in Kochi', the Malabar Gardens. Whilst tuc tuc driver recommendations are normally seriously suspect, on this occasion he was spot on. If there is a... More

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Gurgaon, India
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Just wanted to record a short experience with this property. We stopped for a coffee and the restaurant went out of the way accommodate the quirks of the kids. I forgot my camera here and blanked out the next day as we were all over Fort Kochi the previous day. I called them like other places we visited and was... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We Stayed in the hotel and they offered us a free up-gradation, it was really nice of them. The Food Hear is really good. Every thing was really good. The Reception Staff was really good. Housekeeping Staff cleaned my room very well.

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Hampshire, UK
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50 reviews 50 reviews
12 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights for our first stop on our tour of Kerala. As it was my birthday, the staff kindly gave us a free upgrade to a suite. The room was massive and very comfortable. Plenty of space and a lovely balcony overlooking the courtyard. The bed was very comfortable. The bathroom had massive windows on the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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98 reviews 98 reviews
34 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

This was an very good hotel nicely located in the heart of Cochin Fort. It can be recommended but fell just short of being excellent. The rooms are stylishly modern in bright colours (ours was bright red) with comfortable bed and good bathroom. The air-conditioning worked and we had two comfortable nights of sleep. We were initially shown a room... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

I only visited the restaurant. The location was good but in 35 degree Celsius heat with 80+% humidity you'd want an option for an air conditioned restaurant. The food was satisfactory. Spinach shorba and mint and lime smoothie. That's all I had there. The place was mostly full of expats. The location is nice and peaceful. I have not seen... More

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Nowra, Australia
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21 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We were expecting great things from this Hotel. Staff were wonderful but our room faced the courtyard and the music was still going after 10.30pm. I rang and stated that we had been told it stops at 9.45pm. Guests were still eating literally just outside our room so we could here talking, laughing and the loud amplified music. Even with... More

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Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

The Malabar was our first port of call in Kerala. We were pleased with our room and the staff went out of their way to provide a snack when we arrived after breakfast. The hotel is ideally placed for exploring Cochin with its unique character. The food was good especially the breakfast selection although service was a little slow, We... More

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71 reviews 71 reviews
42 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Great location for wandering the streets & Fort Kochi was a very interesting and pleasant town to take a stroll round. Our courtyard room was pleasant and clean if somewhat lacking in space to hang or put clothes. Our aircon broke on our second day but they managed to get it fixed in a few hours whilst we were out... 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*
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Malabar House Hotel Kochi (Cochin)
Malabar House Kochi (Cochin), India - Kerala

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Malabar House is a charming boutique hotel overlooking the parade ground in the heart of Fort Cochin. The 17 highly individual rooms and suites seamlessly combine tradition and contemporary design. The Malabar House is a member of Relais & Chateaux. Malabar escapes offers the finest circuit of boutique and villa hotels in Kerala. Placed in colonial Fort Cochin, the backwaters and the plantation hills, each escape gives you a distinct experience & flavour. ... more   less 
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