This luxurious 5-star retreat is situated on Willingdon Island with a great view of Kochi Harbour, and within walking distance of all the sights in the pretty historical fishing village of Kochi. With its extensive conferencing facilities as well as leisure amenities, it’s the perfect choice for both the business and tourist traveller, and also just 45km from the airport.
The hotel’s rooms are tastefully decorated and blend traditional colonial styles such as dark-wood beamed ceilings with contemporary elements for a chic environment. They feature ergonomic mobile work desks with special lighting and designer desk chairs for the business traveller, as well as Wi-Fi, 32-inch TVs, custom lighting, lots of storage, surround-sound home theatre systems, a pillow menu, shower with a massage option, as well as king beds with high-thread-count linens. Some rooms have balconies with sea views.
Fort Kochi is a compact fishing village, with lots of fascinating sights all within walking distance of the hotel, including the Chinese fishing nets, St Francis’ Church, the Mattancherry Palace, Jew Street and the Dutch Cemetery, not forgetting the many cafes and restaurants you’ll discover on the way. Alternatively, if you simply just want to kick back, the hotel has a pool, a fitness centre as well as a spa offering a range of beauty treatments.
Enjoy all-day multi-cuisine dining with views of the Keralan backwaters at Pepper restaurant; enjoy speciality seafood with a Keralan vibe at the Rice Boat fine dining restaurant; if you enjoy Thai cuisine, head to the Thai Pavilion where you won’t be disappointed; barbecue grills are served at the Dolphin’s Point beachside eatery; while if you just want an evening drink, the Mattancherry Bar offers a wide selection alongside a convivial atmosphere.
Willingdon IslandCochin682 009India