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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In the middle of the center of Fort Cochin, near the coat, is this fine hotel. The rooms are clean and the bed we had was big! The breakfast was simple, but just fine and the people who work there are very kind. Thank you for the service!

1Thank Danielle S
Reviewed 21 August 2016

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...

Thank Iria S
Paris, France
Reviewed 5 August 2016

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...

2Thank Virginia M
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 August 2016

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....

1Thank annebabington
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Reviewed 9 July 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 😃

1Thank AldrinRenjith
Iasi, Romania
Reviewed 9 June 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...

2Thank Nicky883
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 13 April 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.

2Thank Stefan M
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 April 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...

3Thank wendy B
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 April 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...

3Thank Know1989
Reviewed 8 April 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...

2Thank AneesaGrurple

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Address: Bellar Road | Fort Kochi, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
Region: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
Price Range: $38 - $70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“The rooms are quite silent at night time, still ask for interior rooms to ensure a perfect and quiet night”
 of 5 bubbles 360irias, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“6 rooms and all calme!”
 of 5 bubbles VirginiaM945, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Choose rooms that are not facing the road”
 of 5 bubbles annebabington, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms over courtyard probably quieter,but this is India so roll with it and you'll sleep after a fabulous filled day”
 of 5 bubbles Know1989, 8 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Verandah rooms make you fell like it's your own apartment.”
 of 5 bubbles CED1952, 17 Mar 2016 | Read review
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