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 latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Bolgatty Palace & Island Resort

PricelineUS$41*
View Deal
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Lock in the lowest price from our partners
View Deal
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 6 more sites!
Professional photos
Bolgatty Palace & Island Resort
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

220 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
There are newer reviews for Bolgatty Palace & Island Resort
See the most recent reviews
Showing 218: English reviews
Kozhikode, India
Reviewed 16 August 2016

When we enter Bolgatty Palace for check it found reception was in order and immediately welcome drink was served. Room was spacious and clean. Bathroom all toiletry was there and balcony was good. It a good property and view of back water from swimming pool and other area is good. Price for lunch looks costly so we took food in...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank dedacain
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Amazing place for rejuvenation... Facing the waters. This is a huge hotel and a great place to stay. We visited in February 2016. There are various water activities available in the hotel, it also has a spa and restaurants.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Rituja K
Maharashtra, India
Reviewed 29 July 2016

I've stayed in marina building as cottages/villa were under renovation. Villa expected to be ready by sept2016. KTDC have all properties in prime location that such view none of the Pvt. Hotel can offer. This is only good for location..100 marks for location but service food are so so(but will not disappoint u). We were lucky to share ferry a...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank jalanjali s
Thiruvalla, India
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

The scenic beauty of the island is awesome. The backwaters offers scintillating moments. We can enjoy the fun (activities) being conducted by the resort. The resort has become a prime location for film shoot. It offers a wonderful ambience to those who stay here. A drawback observed by me is the lack of professionalism in welcoming and guiding the tourists....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank JOHN-MATHEWS_MANALIL
Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed here in Dec 2015 and we found it to be quite well maintained. Our apprehensions of it being a govt property were unfounded after we found the staff to be very courteous. We took a tour of the Dutch palace and i guess the location is the best you could get. The breakfast could have been slightly better....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Preyanshu
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Bolgatty Island offers you one of the best experience of stay in Cochin. You have lot of area to walk through and the colonial architecture also amazes you. The food is excellent and the service of the staff could be improved. I guess this has all the negativeness of being managed by Tourism Dept of Kerala Govt.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Rajeev G
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Beautiful Location, Experience of Island stay in the heart of City , Surrounded by Water , Traditional Kerala food for vegetarians and fishtarians ... Ask for Kathakalli dance programme for Kids & Traditional Ayurveda Massage

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank AshokG69
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Approaching Bolgatty Palace and Island Resort my mind was skimming through the various pieces I had read up about the Dutch in the Malabar region. As we reached the island, the thought of staying in the premises of a heritage property had completely possessed us. But soon the excitement turned into a huge disappointment even after getting an upgrade to...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank INDISEARCH
Mumbai
Reviewed 6 July 2016

The very first thing you will suddenly notice as you struggle your way through the hustle and bustle of the concrete city, is the lush green and peaceful island surrounded by water bodies in middle of nowhere. The property is divided into two parts where the first one houses the bolgatty palace- the largest dutch palace outside Holland. The palace...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Abhishek R
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

+ good scenic beauty + good atmosphere outside + good for a week end stay, for adults as there is no recreation for children + respecting the effort to maintain a historic place Recommendable for Med-low budget resort stay! Although other better maintained, options are available... - below average room quality and maintenance -below average food at breakfast, better foods...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank shankar_das777

215 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (186)
Viewed
Room/Suite (29)
Viewed
View from Room (26)
Viewed
Bathroom (4)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (62)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (17)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (1)
Viewed
Dining (9)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (2)
Viewed
Other (36)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (29)
Viewed
View from Room (4)
Viewed
Dining (5)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (9)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (4)
Viewed
Room/Suite (4)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (1)
Viewed
Other (2)
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Kochi (Cochin) hotels
12.0 km away
Ramada Resort Cochin
Ramada Resort Cochin
#1 of 1 in Kumbalam
613 reviews
1.4 km away
The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive Ernakulam
6.1 km away
Palm Grove Service Villa
Palm Grove Service Villa
#2 of 29 in Ernakulam
404 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
20.7 km away
Sea Line Beach Resort, Cherai
Sea Line Beach Resort, Cherai
#6 of 7 in Cherai Beach
63 reviews
2.0 km away
Vivanta by Taj - Malabar
Vivanta by Taj - Malabar
#7 of 202 in Kochi (Cochin)
1,929 reviews
14.2 km away
Aquatic Floating Resort
Aquatic Floating Resort
#70 of 202 in Kochi (Cochin)
54 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Bolgatty Palace & Island Resort, just off the Marine Drive,is literally an Island of Calm right in the midst of the bustling City of Kochi. Here heritage meets natural beauty as the resort overlooks the backwaters, the port and estuary all at once. Surrounded by 14 acres of green groves and golf course, Bolgatty Island is neatly tucked away amidst a giant umbrella of refreshing green.conference facilities:Our Banquet Facilities include: Event Center- Capacity 900-1000 Pax theater style (ideal for marriages and conventions), Lake Side conference Hall : Capacity: 200 pax theater style . Palace Hall: Capacity: 75 pax, View Point: Capacity: 30 Pax Board Room: Capacity: 30 pax East Lawn: 1500 pax Palace Lawn: 1000 Pax Front lawn: 200 Pax Marina Lawn: 100 pax. Other Facilities in the property includes 9 Hole Golf Course, Swimming Pool, Health Club, Ayurvedic Spa, Boat cruise, recreation center, Internet, Coffee Shop, Beer Parlor, Multi cuisine restaurant ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bolgatty Palace & Island Resort

Address: Mulavukadu, Kochi (Cochin) 682504, India
Region: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
Price Range: $74 - $142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bolgatty Palace & Island Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 58
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotwire, Expedia, Travelocity, Priceline, Orbitz, Cheap Tickets, Agoda and Hotels.com so you can book your Bolgatty Palace & Island Resort reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Bolgatty Palace & Island Resort Kochi (Cochin), India - Kerala
Hotel Style:
#5 Top resorts Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
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

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Bolgatty Palace & Island Resort staff and other travellers.
6 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (6)

Questions? Get answers from Bolgatty Palace & Island Resort staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Room 212 - a first floor corner room is great”
Dana030, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for marina or harbor view rooms”
479reemab, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try the cottages or the old building, new building is only economical”
AVEMEADOWS, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“anyone as good or bad as the other”
223sudhirs, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for Sea View rooms; Plan for boat ride at the time of booking itself.”
GM2013Oct, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Priceline
US$41* /night
View Deal
Expedia.comUS$56
Orbitz.comUS$56
Booking.comUS$48
View all 8 deals
*Disclaimer
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates