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Old Lighthouse Bristow

K.J. Herschel Rd, Fort Kochi, Kochi - 682001, Kerala


Rooms 12

"The Old Lighthouse Bristow is engulfed in and out with rich heritage and cultural benevolence. The harming heritage hotel has been picked by tourists as one of the top fifty places to visit in the world. Existing as one of the finest heritage hotels in Cochin, the hotel elates guests with its wide range of services and also with the gorgeous locations in and around the hotel. With the views of vast expanse of Arabian Sea outside and elegant British architectural patterns inside, a stay in here is truly memorable.

Hotel Detail Info -

The heritage property was constructed in the year 1920 as a Residential Palace for Sir Robert Bristow. It was called at that time as Bristow Bungalow. Sir Robert Bristow, who was the chief architect of modern Cochin, and belonged to the Royal Society of Arts, stayed in here between 1920 A.D. and 1941 A.D. He has certainly left his mark in this property which can be seen in every corner of the heritage hotel in Kerala. 

There are a total of 12 luxurious accommodations in this heritage hotel of India. There are 7 Garden View Rooms, 2 Bristow Suites, divided into Sir Robert’s Suite and Lady Gertrude’s Suite and 2 Villas namely The Lighthouse Villa and The Gulmohar Villa. All these rooms offer three things: amazing range of luxurious amenities, elegant and sophisticated British style of décor and architecture and spectacular views of the backwaters. Stay in any of these rooms is a romantic, comfy and classy experience. 

The guests who dine in here are particularly elated with the quality of food they are served in this heritage hotel. The food is cooked by master chefs from the world who have a deeply-rooted knowledge regarding the methods of cooking varied kind of dishes. The specialty restaurants in the hotel include:

  • Bristow’s Bistro: This is the ideal restaurant for those who wish to dig themselves a platter full of Kerala, Indian, Continental or Chinese cuisines.
  • Lighthouse Lounge: The guests can come here to simply relaxed and enjoy an assorted range of refreshing drinks.
  • Vinocean: This is an amazing restaurant for those who wish to have quick bite with amazing drinks.


List of Facilities
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room digital safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Bottled mineral water
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Laundry
  • Intercom
  • Wi-Fi
  • LCD TV
  • Airport transfer
  • Concierge service
  • Room service
  • Currency exchange
  • Doctor on call
  • Wake-up service
  • Parking facility


  • Swimming Pool
  • Chauffeur-driven vintage car rides
  • Bicycles
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Cultural tours

Local Info

  • Distance From Airport

    40 Kms
  • Distance From Station

    15 Kms

Those who visit Cochin in Kerala simply remain awestruck with its magical charms and picturesque sceneries. The backwater city of India is replete with tourists, day-in and day-out, because of her deeply rooted historical significance. The district of Fort Cochin, which holds numerous historical sites of India, is a famous tourist attraction in the city. For all those who visit Kerala, Cochin is often the primary destination.