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Cowie's Hotel

15 Walton Road, Behind Bata,, Mumbai (Bombay) 400001, India
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Cowie's Hotel
Ranked #252 of 362 hotels in Mumbai (Bombay)
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Morelia, Mexico
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
57 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

After having gone through a very negative experience in another hotel in the same area, Cowie was the only alternative we had left in our price range (US$50)...we did feel staff were only interested in our money and all smiles disappear once you check-in...room was shabby, not clean enough but not disgustingly filthy either (we always carry disinfecting wipes, Lysol,... More

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
21 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2012 via mobile

We decided to treat ourselves and stay in a slightly more expensive hotel for a night. It was just OK in the end. The location is good, in central Colaba. The room was big and quite clean but there were still cockroaches that came out at night! (you don't expect that when paying so much) the bathroom has a reasonable... More

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Berlin, Germany
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

We stayed here for 3 nights and didnt like it. Rooms are not clean, breakfast is awful and the price is way to high for India. Not recommended!

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Stockholm, Sweden
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2011

After settled nicely after long train travels in bed I soon discovered that it was a bed bug feast where I was lying. I wasn't allowed to leave the hotel in the night and they put me in another room without a window. Also in that bed there were bed bugs. The day after I of course thought they would... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2011

Dirty linen, 1 towel for 2 people, bathroom window in full view of hotel opposite the street (no it didn't close", leaking aircon, filthy, filthy corridors (I'm sure a crack house is cleaner).... need I say more! After 1 night... had to make a speedy escape!

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2011

I stayed here for five days with my mother. As this was her first trip to India, I wanted to stay somewhere that was a little quieter to help her acclimatise. I searched on foot the many hotels in Colaba and chose Cowie's as it had some nice rooms for the price (2600 rupees for a twin, 35 pounds). We... More

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2011

Before I flew to Mumbai, I'd read that hotels were pricey and that it would be a good idea to book ahead. I hardly ever book ahead, but used Tripadvisor to select what I thought was a decent place to stay for the first few nights. Bad choice! I checked in after 4pm, and had to wait 20 mins for... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2011

Hotel Cowie's is in Colaba, in a street packed with other hotels, at walking distance from many of the main tourist sights and attractions. Cowies does a good deal compared to other Mumbai prices, we payed 2200 Rs per night. For the first night we were allocated a room with no window, but were moved to another the next day... More

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Paonia, Colorado
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2010

I stayed at Hotel Cowie in Mumbai after getting stuck in the city for a few unexpected days. It is a REALLY neat old building with tons of character. The owner/staff were incredible. SO nice. Breakfast brought to you each morning. The last day, they even let us stash our back packs in their (beautiful) back room and take showers... More

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London
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2010

We found Hotel Cowie's and managed to get a room for Rs2000 a night in mid January. The room was clean and very pleasant and one of the cheaper options when staying in Mumbai for two female travellers. It was also central in Colaba, a short walk to Leopold's bar/restaurant for those of you who have read the book. The... More

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Address: 15 Walton Road, Behind Bata,, Mumbai (Bombay) 400001, India
Location: India > Maharashtra > Mumbai (Bombay)
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Ranked #252 of 362 hotels in Mumbai (Bombay)
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