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The Ballard Bungalow

Ballard Road, Fort Kochi | Fort Kochi, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
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The Ballard Bungalow
Ranked #90 of 163 hotels in Kochi (Cochin)
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here with my in-laws in December, and we were lucky to find rooms available in this area of Kochi. The value for money cannot be beat! It is a beautiful restored property. The rooms are large and comfortable and although we were a bit worried about noise from nearby traffic - our worries were unfounded. It is within... More

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San Pedro California
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

The restored old dutch property is a gem. We stayed two nights towards the end of the season. The place could do with a further injection of investment and a more thorough dusting. The furniture in the bed rooms is lovely but deserves more attention (in terms of cleaning) than it is given. Staff is helpful and friendly. Breakfasts are... More

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Foggy in Sussex
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

What a wonderful place to stay. A magnificent restoration takes you back some 150 years or more. This old dutch colonial house is spacious and clean with 'beds with character' and conjures thoughts and ambience of a bygone age. The staff were very friendly and really helpful.with nothing too much trouble. It is our understanding that it is run like... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

We liked this place! The room was large and airy and sparsely but nicely furnished. The people were nice. The location was a bit off the main tourist track (a plus!) but within easily walking distance of the attractions and restaurants. The breakfast was simple and a bit too "English", but the owner was willing to prepare it at any... More

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Tweed Heads, Australia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
28 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

Beautifully restored to maintain original features of the Kerala architecture, this bungalow is a beautiful slice of Kochi's history. The rooms are generous and the use of the traditional beds adds to the experience. Everything worked and was tastefully laid out to greet us. Our own private balcony was set under a huge tree and we made the most of... More

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New Delhi, India
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84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

A building which has a 200 year old history that dates back to the Dutch colonial era.The Cochin Ballard is in walking distance (3 minutes) to the Chinese fishing nets, nice restaurants can be found easily in the surroundings of the hotel. The rooms are large and clean, bathroom is quite nice, too. The hotel is a sort of heritage... More

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Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2012

This is a perfect place to stay, right in the middle of Fort Kochi just near the harbour, fishing nets, places to eat, easy, safe walking to all the places to see. The ships' hoots mingle with the call to prayer from the nearby mosque - very atmospheric. Comfortable and spacious accommodation and friendly and helpful staff.

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Bangalore, India
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2011

This excellent and highly recommended hotel in Fort Kochi area is set in a heritage dutch colonial mansion. It is very close to the Port boat jetty on Ballard roadand is owned and run by the Cochin Diocese. The hotel has 7 rooms, a restaurant and a travel desk.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2011 via mobile

The Ballard Bungalow is a lovely old converted house. The rooms were amazing and the staff really helpful. I would recommend this place!

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2010

This hotel is really nice, and the staff are incredibly friendly. It's located in Fort Kochi very close to the harbour, the fishing nets and good places to eat. Our room was very large with enormous beds. The location was quiet apart from the call to prayer from mosque, but this is pretty well the norm in India. No problems... More

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Also Known As:
The Ballard Bungalow Hotel
The Ballard Bungalow Hotel Kochi (Cochin)
The Ballard Hotel
The Ballard Bungalow Kochi (Cochin), India - Kerala
Address: Ballard Road, Fort Kochi | Fort Kochi, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
Location: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
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Ranked #90 of 163 hotels in Kochi (Cochin)
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