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1/371-372, Princess Street | Fort Cochin, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
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Old Courtyard Hotel
Ranked #39 of 167 Hotels in Kochi (Cochin)
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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New Delhi, Delhi, India
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45 reviews 45 reviews
21 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

the moment i entered this place i was mesmerized by it old world charm. the place is beautiful and serene to say the least-- the french windows, climbers, old and rustic furniture, well done rooms are all too good. i stayed here for 4 days and liked every bit of it. the staff is extremely courteous and helpful as well.... More

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7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights at the end of May, which is the end of peak season so were offered an upgrade to our room when we arrived. The place is nice and quiet with a very pretty courtyard in the middle. It is an old hotel so the style is very traditional but everything is very clean. Breakfast... More

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Sandhurst, Berkshire, UK
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

This is a lovely hotel. It is designed in the old colonial style with lots of wooden floors and furniture and is maintained beautifully. My room was furnished with both air conditioning and ceiling fan and the four poster bed had a mosquito net covering it. It was very roomy and clean and also had hairdryer in shower room, which... More

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Sydney, Australia
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Ideally situated in Fort Cochin for exploring shops, restaurants and sights. The Old Courtyard has plenty of charm and character with wooden paneled rooms and colonial architecture. it is also close to the Chinese fishing nets and a short walk to cultural activities. The staff where very friendly and the rooms clean and well maintained and included a full mosquito... More

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Newbury, Berkshire
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

We stayed at this hotel at the beginning of our holiday to Southern India in February and enjoyed it so much that we booked to spend our last two nights there too at the beginning of this month. It is ideally located to explore Fort Kochi and the staff are extremely welcoming and friendly. The atmosphere is relaxed and there... More

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Iowa City, Iowa
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Great introduction to Cochin. The hotel is located in an old house, with wood paneling and high ceilings. It has a very friendly and helpful staff, excellent breakfast and excellent wi fi in central area (not in the rooms). The room was very quiet. The hotel is centrally located. There is no fitness center but the staff recommended one that... More

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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

A stay in the Old Courtyard Hotel was a great start to our kerala trip. About an hours taxi drive from Cochin Airport brings you into the heart of Fort Cochin where the hotel is located. The rooms are furnished simply with antique pieces and have all the mod cons including wifi. A central courtyard holds a number of tables... More

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

I had read great reviews, but my experience was not positive at all. I'll start with the good things, though: great breakfast, good location in the middle of everything, and friendly staff. Cons: Our mattress smelled really badly of something. Smelled like urine, but I'm telling myself it was maybe because of muggy/damp climate. Although I've stayed in many humid... More

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donyarosa, Manager at Old Courtyard Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. The Housekeeping Department has been alerted of your complain. As the whole hotel has been occupied continuously since December, we have been unable to air the mattresses. Although the mattress protector is changed constantly, it is inevitable that some smell will develop with the combination of air conditioning and humidity. We do however feel that... More

San Francisco, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
26 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

We stayed here by default as our preferred hotels were booked -- but we are glad that we did. This was an old Portuguese house and with authenticity and history comes some inconvenience. My friends were in the large 3rd floor walkup with high ceilings. I am not sure how many rooms are on the ground floor but this place... More

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donyarosa, Manager at Old Courtyard Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for the feedback. We checked the curtains in the rooms you have mentioned and unfortunately due to the pillars in the room, even more curtains will not be possible. Instead we have decided to color tint the upper windows to minimize the light in the room in the night time and the glare in the mornings.... More

16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

This was our third trip to the Old Courtyard and it's as charming as ever. Lovely old world charm, one of the most characterful places we've ever stayed in. The restaurant is amazing, don't be put off by the lack of alcohol (all the BEST places iN Cochin don't serve it). The lunch thali is incredible value and delicious. Breakfasts... More

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Address: 1/371-372, Princess Street | Fort Cochin, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
Location: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Courtyard Kochi
Kochi Courtyard
Old Courtyard Hotel Kochi (Cochin), India - Kerala

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