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The Old Courtyard

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the space they have created and maintained. The people there were very helpful too. There's no internet access in the room. So you have to come down to the lobby for wifi. Room was clean & comfortable.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a charming hotel in the heart of Fort Cochin. It does not provide gleaming 5 star accommodation. However, the 4 of us (UK women of varying ages) thought it delightful. The rooms have a lovely colonial feel. The bathrooms are fairly basic. However, there are sitting areas to relax and a really charming, hospitable and helpful host. You...

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

Dear Madam, Thank you for your lovely feedback. It puts the Old Courtyard in a nutshell. The ambiance and the colonial feel is what really aimed to recreate. Sincerely, Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is located in the old part of Kochin. The rooms are huge and very charming. The breakfast is simple but adequate. It is located on the main street. So there are lots of restaurants nearby. If you want to have a beer just go to the old harbour hotel. Alcoholic drinks are due to a court order not...

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

Dear Madam, Thank you for your feedback. We were happy to to serve you. Sincerely, Manager

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed here once before, and left pretty disappointed. Well things have changed for the better I must say! This april we stayed here as a family of 6 in 3 different rooms. 3,4 & 6. Room 3 is on the first level, and the other 2 are on the 2nd level. Good to see that the luggage of...

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

Dear Sir, Thank you for your feedback. We will look into the matters mentioned. We are happy to know that you did enjoy your stay the second time around. Sincerely, Manager

NY
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Old, refurbished building on Princess Street, near shops, restaurants, cafes and the waterfront. Room was up a spiral staircase (maybe a problem for some) but it was large with wide-board wooden floors, and nicely furnished with antiques and a very comfortable four-poster bed with mosquito netting. The bathroom was roomy with a large, separate shower. Everything was spotlessly clean and...

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

Dear Madam, Thank you for your feedback. The Standard Rooms are located on top of the spiral staircase and we are happy to know that this did not bother you. This staircase is an original piece of the property before the renovation. So we really wanted to keep it, though may not be ideal for older or mobility limited guests....

Oakland, California
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I loved this hotel. I like older hotels, and bonus, we were upgraded into a honeymoon suite-type room that just epitomized antique charm. Our room had gorgeous vintage furniture and huge windows overlooking Princess St. It was a cool, comfortable place to sit and watch the world go by. The staff was excellent. I loved the cheerful housekeepers. The hotel...

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

Dear Madam, Thank you for your feedback. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay at the Suite Room. The staff were most happy to have been of service. Sincerely, Manager

Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

A sympathetically not over-restored hotel. A lovely large room, quite dark which helped hide a few flaws. Beautiful old floor boards but noisy if you have a heavy footed person staying in the room above you. It was also quite noisy having a front room but I recommend this hotel for its charm and great location.

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

Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you for your feedback. We will look into the lighting which you mentioned above. Unfortunately, most city hotels are a little noisy especially during the day. Sincerely, Manager

London
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via 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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donyarosa, Manager at The Old Courtyard, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for your feedback. Breakfast is not inclusive of room rate unless its booked directly through our website. Also, Wifi is specified to common areas esp the courtyard area due to architectural design of the building which blocks wifi in certain area. Luggage service is limited to senior citizens and women only, with limits to weight. This...

Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 29 March 2017

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

Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you for your review. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. Sincerely, Manager

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via 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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donyarosa, Manager at The Old Courtyard, responded to this review

Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you for your feedback. Our Team is very happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. Sincerely, Manager

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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 - $84 (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:
#13 Best Value Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#20 Romantic Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#25 Family Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
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“Rooms 4,5,6 have windows looking at the street. Room 3 had courtyard facing windows, not fun.”
ThePulpitRock, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The stairs are quite steep, especially if you are in one of the two rooms at the top of the spiral stairs...”
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 ;-).”
Puj_Maverick, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“For the elderly/infirm, ask for 1st floor rooms, as there are no lifts”
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.”
842richh, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
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