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Hotel Arches

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rose Street | next to St. Francis Church, Fort Cochin, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
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Ranked #14 of 167 hotels in Kochi (Cochin)
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have stayed here for a day and the hotel is centrally located in Fort Cochin. It's a 5 min walk to the beach and 3 mins to the famous Kashi cafe. You can just walk to Chinese fishing nets and spice market. The staff at front desk are very helpful and gave us the local map. We had an... More

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New Delhi, India
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful architecture, nice spacious rooms, friendly staff, reasonable room rate, walking distance to the beach - 2 minutes walk to Chinese net, 4 minutes walk to 'Kathakali Dance Centre', 2 minutes walk to 'ayurveda message centre', 10 minutes to Spice Market, Jewish Market and Synagogue. If you want a place which is calm, serene and yet in close distance to... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Had a wonderful stay at this beautiful hotel. I and my husband enjoyed some very relaxing moments here. Beautifully located, near the St.Francis Church, the Dutch cemetery and the sea; Hotel Arches made our stay extraordinary! Courteous and warm staff, good food and service at a reasonable rate were some highlights here.

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Haifa, Israel
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

The position of this hotel is excellent - right in the middle of Fort Cochin and a short walk from the fishing nets. Room was large, well appointed and well kept. Bathroom was good although I think it needs decorating (we were near the end of the season so perhaps it is planned). Dinner on the roof was good -... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Thank. you to all the friendly and helpful staff at this establishment. Quiet room and decor attractive. Convenient to all that we needed to see and do. A very interesting place with great history.Worth staying at. I would return.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We had a wonderful stay at the hotel. They helped organise a backwater trip for us which was great and overall provided excellent service with a smile. We highly recommend this hotel except for those who can't climb stairs.

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26 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I couldn't decide whether to give the Arches 3 or 4 stars but I settled on 4 because I do think it is good for the price we paid - we booked last minute and paid around 3000rupees. I understand it may normally be double this, in which case we would have been disappointed. There are lots of positives. The... More

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47 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

In the heart of Fort Kochi, this is a superbly clean and friendly hotel. Very comfortable rooms with wifi. Friendly staff. Excellent food. My room was at the back, overlooking quiet greenery. Loved it.

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76 reviews 76 reviews
39 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Hotel Arches was a great choice, the hotel is nice and in a good location. However what made our stay was how reliable and personable the staff were. Prior to arrival they helped me with some arrangements which made my life much easier. We had organised a couple of transfers with them as well, and having failed to re-confirm the... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Nice room,fantastic food, friendly staffs & surely value for money. Highly recommended for families, it's bit trick to find out this hotel. I really love there ambience, food, service and location. Roof top ambience is ok

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Address: Rose Street | next to St. Francis Church, Fort Cochin, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
Location: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
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Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Arches 3*
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Hotel Arches Kochi (Cochin), India - Kerala

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Built at the heart of enchanting historic Fort Cochin across from the famous St.Francis Church, Arches distills and blends the essence of our European heritage and cosmopolitan temperament. The hotel’s beautifully detailed colonial architecture welcomes you into a cool respite of tile floors and wooden ceilings. Come enjoy the warmth of our traditional furnishings, handcrafted by local master cabinetmakers. Each room has a well-appointed modern bath and air conditioning for your comfort. Stay in touch at our modern business center with internet access. Open Room- our roof top restaurant has quite a panoramic view and serves a fine cuisine, a fusion of east and west. Take in the charming tree top vista of the settlement’s roofs and spires under traditional tiled entertainment space. Be assured that hotel staff and management will do their utmost to make your stay both pleasant and convenient during your visit in our community ... more   less 
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