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The Ballard Bungalow

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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
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...

1Thank Sergio F
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.

1Thank CED1952
Noosa, 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...

Thank PussyKins
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...

1Thank Nathan_Westralian

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Additional Information about The Ballard Bungalow

Address: Ballard Road, Fort Kochi | Fort Kochi, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
Region: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
Price Range: RM126 - RM139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“I think our room was the best in the place”
Furlquists, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The rooms are quite silent at night time, still ask for interior rooms to ensure a perfect and quiet night”
360irias, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“6 rooms and all calme!”
VirginiaM945, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Choose rooms that are not facing the road”
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”
Know1989, 8 Apr 2016 | Read review
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