When talking about best heritage hotels in Cochin, Old Harbour would definitely make it among the top ones. The best feature about this hotel is its antique ceilings, period furnishings and age-old frescoes on the walls. Everything in and around this hotel is reminiscent of classical traditions of Kerala. The smooth and calm environment all around the hotel makes it an ideal place for have a relaxing time.
Old Harbour was built approximately 300 years ago. It was designed using traditional and elegant Dutch architecture and also included certain elements of Portuguese style as well. It was constructed as the first hotel of old Cochin, but later on it became a private residence to an age-old English tea-broking family. Recently, this old property is reconstructed as a gem of a heritage hotel in India.
All the thirteen rooms in this heritage hotel of Kerala are totally comfy and elegantly designed. Each room is named after some of the popular old streets in Fort Cochin. The views of lush green courtyard, Majestic fountains or age-old Chinese Fishing nets, from the rooms, make a stay in here truly memorable. Those who wish to make the best of their Kerala tour can also chose to stay in the garden cottages, as they provide a romantic time with private pool and veranda.
The hotel has a restaurant named 1788 which serves guests with traditional home cooked Kerala Food. All the ingredients and spices in the food are very fresh and make a great tasting palette. The vegetables used in the food are caught from the hotel’s very own organic garden. With ancient Chinese fishing nets, plenty of fresh seafood is caught and the guests love having seafood in this multi-cuisine restaurant. The chef is very accommodating and can cook food especially for your personal liking.
Distance From Airport40 Kms
Distance From Station13 Kms
One of the finest cities of India definitely includes Cochin. Situated in the Indian state of Kerala, the ancient charms and rich heritage of the place especially attracts tourists here. The heritage site, Fort Cochin is one of the major tourist attractions in the city and has been voted as the 10th most beautiful destination in the world by National Geographic Traveler. With tranquil and serene lagoons and tranquil backwater, this destination is ideal for spending a memorable honeymoon.