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London
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Hotel is ok for the price - situated in the middle of tourist Fort Kochi. Facilities are pretty basic but this is reflected in the price. Customer service was diabolical. Arrived with my mother. There was no help with getting luggage up the stairs. No breakfast was provided within Room charge and wifi reception was bad in the room. The...

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Old Courtyard is a lovely, old Jewish home, beautifully restored. Centrally located in Fort Kochi, it was walking distance to most of the venues of the Kochi Biennale. Comfortable rooms, courteous staff, a gelato outlet to cool off on a hot afternoon. Highly recommended.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We only had enough time to spend one night here and our check in was quite late. Our room was beautiful and the bed was very comfy. The hotel is a short walk from the beach and Chinese fishing nets. I highly recommend the hotel and will stay here again.

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Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A classic old Portuguese villa transformed into a character filled hotel with charm, elegance and grace. Reasonably priced, with a real olde world feel. Staff were just as charming and the facilities were what they said on the label. Comfortable, charming and very, very enjoyable.

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Wiltshire, England
Reviewed 1 week ago

This small hotel in the centre of Fort Cochin is full of character and charm. The staff were welcoming and friendly and the room (number 3) is large and comfortable with antique furniture and polished hardwood floor. However, the electrics seemed very old and lighting was rather dim. A light switch in the bathroom was defective but was soon replaced....

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Trichur, Kerala, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed there a night to visit the Kochi biennale . Its just walking distance to all the venues. On the negative side no parking is available but you can leave the car in the street...seemed pretty safe. The seashore and the promenade is very close and you can enjoy the short walk to the beach in the evenings and...

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donyarosa, Manager at The Old Courtyard, responded to this review

Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you for your feedback. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. Indeed as most of small hotels in Fort Cochin, parking is indicated as street parking only. However, with the tourist police and local police everywhere, it is indeed very safe. We are also glad that you enjoyed our Cafe, Gelato and...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ideal location for exploring Fort Cochin. We had the 'superior room' which was a deliciously cool retreat after a day in the heat of the town. Very friendly and helpful staff who booked restaurant reservations and explained the intricacies of the Indian Railway system (which came in very handy on our next leg). We had an early departure on our...

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donyarosa, Manager at The Old Courtyard, responded to this review

Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you for your feedback. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. Breakfast timings are actually set and when there is an early check out, it is just the staff going out of their way to accommodate the guest's needs. We hope to see you again. Sincerely, Manager

India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have stayed at this charming place twice. It is a very well maintained and beautiful place. The staff are polite and helpful. Plus it is quite close to the sea, hardly a 3 minute walk. I loved the wooden floors and the look and feel of the place a lot. Definitely worth your spending your money here.

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donyarosa, Manager at The Old Courtyard, responded to this review

Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you for your feedback. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. The team is always happy to know that their efforts are appreciated. We hope to see you again. Sincerely, Manager

Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

I loved staying here in this beautiful old building which was clean and spacious, we had a four poster bed with mosquito netting which was fab! The room had aircon and ceiling fan and was furnished with lovely old pieces. I felt we had a flavour of the past in staying here! The grounds are full of flowers, and breakfast...

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donyarosa, Manager at The Old Courtyard, responded to this review

Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you for your feedback. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again in the future. Sincerely, Manager

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Have stayed here before. Still a quiet and friendly place with a lovely courtyard. It was a Jewish House that was rescued from dereliction about 20 years ago and has been sympathetically restored. Good sized rooms, bathrooms could do with updating but very clean.

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Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you for your feedback. Having been a return guest, we are happy to know that you still enjoyed your stay with us like you did before. As the season comes to an end, there will maintenance work due soon which should improve the room facilities. We do hope to see you again at the Old Courtyard Hotel....

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Old Courtyard Hotel is an authentic old Portuguese styled mansion centrally located in Fort Cochin. It has been renovated into a heritage hotel with 8 rooms suiting the architecture of the building. The rooms are furnished in colonial antique furniture on original wooden floors. All rooms are air conditioned, rooms have attached bathrooms, and we provide free wifi in the common areas but may not reach all rooms, laundry, travel desk and other amenities. Old Courtyard Hotel has a Cafe which offers sandwiches, coffee/tea, gelato and pastries. As an eight room property, we try to make the guests'experience more personalized with staff always ready to help. ... more   less 

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Address: Princess Street | Fort Cochin, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
Region: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
Price Range: $44 - $112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Old Courtyard 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Courtyard Kochi
Kochi Courtyard
The Old Courtyard Kochi (Cochin), India - Kerala
Hotel Style:
#20 Romantic Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#25 Family Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
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“The stairs are quite steep, especially if you are in one of the two rooms at the top of the spiral stairs...”
 of 5 bubbles BSTony, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Choose the biggest room. That one is the best one especially if you are a couple. The beds have mirrors and are really comfortable ;-).”
 of 5 bubbles Puj_Maverick, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“For the elderly/infirm, ask for 1st floor rooms, as there are no lifts”
 of 5 bubbles jennifer1983187159, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We got a room facing the road and the other side but that was also very nice and no noise.”
 of 5 bubbles 842richh, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Steep stairs but take a room at the top. The ceiling is really high with four poster bed. The ambiance is wonderful.”
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