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Tortosa, Spain
Reviewed 1 April 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...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Beautiful old hotel in the heart of Fort Cochin. It has enormous rooms in Indian style A$40. If you love authentic you'll love this, verandas and 200 yr old teak floors. Super clean and super cool. The rooms are really large and generous.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 6 July 2015

Ballard Bungalow is a quaint, boutique style hotel well located in Bellar Rd in the Fort area. (Note: It was incorrectly located in Burgar St on Google Maps, but I've since added it in the correct location. I found a number of Indian hotels, restaurants, etc have been mis-located on Google Maps). Staff are friendly, gardens are nice and it's...

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Fremantle, Australia
Reviewed 11 March 2015

This was my first night in India in 10 years and I could not have asked for a better place to spend it. The Bungalow itself has a historic charm that speaks centuries more than it actually is. I am not sure if I am just lucky or Rathish did this for me because there were not that many guests...

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Reviewed 25 January 2015 via mobile

Potentially a great place to stay BUT very dusty rooms, no hot water and beds not made or rooms cleaned (we stayed two nights ). Poorest breakfast ever had in India- plain omelette and a couple of slices of super market bread. Can not recommend this hotel.

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4Thank Margaret L
London
Reviewed 11 January 2015

We have just spent ten days at Ballard Bungalow. This is a splendid property, full of character. It is very very central, close to all the sights, and yet it was very quiet. It was exceptionally clean and air-conditioning worked perfectly. The beds were so very comfortable and wide. The rooms (with beautiful period furniture) are very well insulated against...

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2Thank LondonTaraLondon
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 23 March 2014

We stayed here with my in-laws in December, and we were lucky to find rooms available in this area of Kochi. The value for money cannot be beat! It is a beautiful restored property. The rooms are large and comfortable and although we were a bit worried about noise from nearby traffic - our worries were unfounded. It is within...

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2Thank gail o
San Pedro California
Reviewed 19 April 2013

The restored old dutch property is a gem. We stayed two nights towards the end of the season. The place could do with a further injection of investment and a more thorough dusting. The furniture in the bed rooms is lovely but deserves more attention (in terms of cleaning) than it is given. Staff is helpful and friendly. Breakfasts are...

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Foggy in Sussex
Reviewed 29 March 2013

What a wonderful place to stay. A magnificent restoration takes you back some 150 years or more. This old dutch colonial house is spacious and clean with 'beds with character' and conjures thoughts and ambience of a bygone age. The staff were very friendly and really helpful.with nothing too much trouble. It is our understanding that it is run like...

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 21 January 2013

We liked this place! The room was large and airy and sparsely but nicely furnished. The people were nice. The location was a bit off the main tourist track (a plus!) but within easily walking distance of the attractions and restaurants. The breakfast was simple and a bit too "English", but the owner was willing to prepare it at any...

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Address: Bellar Road | Fort Kochi, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
Region: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
Price Range: $38 - $65 (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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