We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Ballard Bungalow

Show Prices
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Best prices for your stay
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Book on
or compare prices from up to 200 sites including:
Professional photos
The Ballard Bungalow
View Map
Add Photo Write a Review

40 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 34: English reviews
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time at Markus's place. Big rooms at a good price in a heritage house. Staff was friendly and gave us lots of valuable information. We found this place randomly and we couldn´t have been luckier, because it offers very nice, clean, colonial-style rooms at a good rate. The location is also excellent and you will be... More 

Helpful?
Thank Iria S
Paris, France
Level Contributor
14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Ballard Bungalow is the Bishop's ex house. It is secluded yet well situated near the Chinese fishing nets and the rooms are very spacious indeed! My room gave out onto a very long and wide balcony looking out over the courtyard. No neighbours in the adjoining room so I had it to myself to sit in the rattan chairs... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank Virginia M
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved the Dutch architecture of the building itself and the huge rooms, corridors, verandas and most of all the furniture, takes us back to the colonial times, which is uncommon nowadays only seen in movies. Amazing beds, armchairs, center tables, dressers and everything in it. Hotel is located in the heart of town, easily accessible to all the tourist spots.... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank annebabington
casabella2014, Owner at The Ballard Bungalow, responded to this review

Thank you very much for reviwing More 

1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

It's a very nice heritage and quiet place for a pleasant family stay. Only thing thats lacking is the restaurant but they are still renovating it I believe. Good budget hotel and recommend for families 😃

Helpful?
1 Thank AldrinRenjith
Iasi, Romania
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

This Dutch-colonial-style heritage hotel is one of the best hotels in Fort Cochin: We, I and my 5 Italian friends stayed here for 4 nights. Good location, very friendly and helpful staff, clean and well serviced rooms. Location is very convenient for the beach, new and old city , restaurants, shopping areas and sightseeing and just a 2-minute walk from... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank Nicky883
Zurich, Switzerland
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

I felt very comfortable at Ballard Bungalow. The Staff is very kind.The high rooms are equipped with antique tasteful furnishings. In the high canopy bed with good mattress I slept like heaven. I will stay here again when I return to Cochin in a few months.

Helpful?
2 Thank Stefan M
Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

Wonderful colonial architecture at an affordable price. This place has a perfect location, opposite the wildly more expensive Brunton Boatyard, and close to the Chinese fishing nets. Despite the name this is not a bungalow. The building is grand and spacious with high ceilings, teak floors and a refined ‘manor house’ atmosphere. I don’t usually write reviews but the charm... More 

Helpful?
3 Thank wendy B
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

Amazing location in surroundings that take you back in time . 5 minutes walk to see the fishermen's nets ,ferry crossing across to city,numerous restaurants all good quality fresh fish . Ballard really blew us away in our room we had a large 4 poster bed which you needed to us a small step to get onto it was just... More 

Helpful?
3 Thank Know1989
Level Contributor
16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

We arrived early and they let us check in no problem, the place is really clean and quiet, the rooms are huge! It's an old heritage building right in the centre of the main tourist strip, it's close to all of the main attractions, but when you're inside it feels like you e stepped into the past. This place is... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank AneesaGrurple
Tortosa, Spain
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

I spent 3 days in The Ballard Bungalow with friends in one of their 6 spacious rooms. The historic-like boutique hotel is beautiful and situated just in front of the boat jetty and fishing nets area. The staff is friendly and rooms are really clean. I will definitely book again if I visit Kochi in a future. Good value for... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Sergio F
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

12 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (12)
Viewed
Room/Suite (4)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (1)
Viewed
Other (7)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Kochi (Cochin) hotels
0.2 mi away
The Old Courtyard
The Old Courtyard
#43 of 195 in Kochi (Cochin)
4.0 of 5 stars 254 reviews
0.6 mi away
Kimansion Inn
Kimansion Inn
#106 of 195 in Kochi (Cochin)
3.5 of 5 stars 48 reviews
0.4 mi away
Vasco Da Gama Inn
Vasco Da Gama Inn
#83 of 195 in Kochi (Cochin)
4.0 of 5 stars 65 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.5 mi away
Hotel Victory Dawn
Hotel Victory Dawn
#73 of 195 in Kochi (Cochin)
4.0 of 5 stars 85 reviews
0.2 mi away
Elite Hotel
Elite Hotel
#94 of 195 in Kochi (Cochin)
4.0 of 5 stars 47 reviews
0.5 mi away
Ann's Residency
Ann's Residency
#34 of 195 in Kochi (Cochin)
4.5 of 5 stars 393 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
Things to do
  • Restaurant
In your room
  • Air Conditioning

Additional Information about The Ballard Bungalow

Address: Bellar Road | Fort Kochi, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
Location: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
Price Range: $28 - $2,272 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with HotelTravel.com and Booking.com so you can book your The Ballard Bungalow reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
The Ballard Bungalow Hotel Kochi (Cochin)
The Ballard Hotel
The Ballard Bungalow Kochi (Cochin), India - Kerala
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay