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Le Colonial, by the Chinese fishing nets of Fort Cochin, is probably Asia's oldest colonial house, dating back to 1506. Located in the very heart of Fort Cochin, right next to Saint Francis Church, this legendary house is said to have housed the Saint as also Vasco de Gama. After 150 years as the Portuguese Governor's residence, it was one of the very few houses not to have been destroyed when the Dutch took Fort Cochin. It then housed the Dutch Governors for a century and a half, until Jan van Spall sold it to the British in 1795. In turn, they passed it on to the J. Thomas, the renowned tea trader. These five captive centuries of history have been lovingly restored and the hotel is a true living museum. Treasures of art from the colonial past have revived that era, turning Le Colonial into a "Club" and meeting point for the discerning travellers. Le Colonial, in 2016, was proud to host the second series of BBC's Real Marigold Hotel and its cast!
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Property amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Wheelchair access
Restaurant
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Smoking rooms available
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

It's been a year since my two night stay at Le Colonial, but it is still fresh in my mind. This historical home converted to a very excellent guest house was where we spent the final two nights of our travels in India, and it...More

Thank Kimberley C
Reviewed 27 September 2018

What a beautiful hotel. We re routed here as Munnar was out of the question due to the floods. We had a wonderful two night stay, all the staff made us very welcome especially Suresh who was very helpful when my husband thought he'd lost...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

We went to the hotel for lunch as were staying just around the corner and so wanted to see this hotel that was on the tv programme. The staff were so welcoming and lovely and even showed us around the building which is beautiful, We...More

Thank Janey T
Response from NeemranaHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Le ColonialResponded 19 April 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind review about the Le Colonial heritage hotel in Kochi. We are glad to know that you thoroughly enjoyed the lunch at the 16th century hotel. We are delighted to receive your kind appreciation about the hospitality and the...More

Reviewed 16 March 2018

Lovely rooms in keeping with the colonial style. They were clean and comfortable. The hotel has only eight rooms with enough lounges to get privacy. Reminded me a lot of Real Marigold the film and it came as no surprise that BBC used for there...More

Thank pateldarsha
Response from NeemranaHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Le ColonialResponded 19 March 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind words about the Le Colonial heritage hotel in Kochi. We are delighted to learn that you had an enjoyable stay at the 16th century hotel. It is rewarding to receive your kind appreciation about the rooms. This is...More

Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

This is our second visit to Cochin and what a little gem this hotel is, it’s like home from home, the furnishings and decor are amazing, it’s very well situated and the staff can’t do enough to make your stay as comfortable as possible. And...More

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Response from NeemranaHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Le ColonialResponded 7 March 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind and appreciative words about the Le Colonial heritage hotel in Kochi. We are delighted to know that you had a comfortable stay at the hotel. It is rewarding to receive your kind appreciation about the furnishings and the...More

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Meander525232
3 September 2018|
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Response from IsabelleP1158 | Property representative |
Hi, we can definitely accomodate the 3 of you in Jan vam Spall which has 2 queen size beds. Do not hesitate to get in touch with me or anyone on our team should you need help booking. Isabelle
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Jacqui C
24 December 2017|
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Dear Guest, Thank you for your enquiry about the Le Colonial heritage hotel. We would like to inform you that there is availability at the moment. We request you to connect with our reservations team at the earliest as... More
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"Any room as all fabulous!!"
janethomas190761
13 Apr 2018
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"The Viceroy and Vasco ga dama with huge balcony"
pateldarsha
15 Mar 2018
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"The Viceroy room is the best. If you have kids, there are sets of 2 rooms together that you can ask for."
GrabAsia
21 Jun 2017
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"any room is brilliant but the Viceroy is outstanding"
WELLANDITE
12 Apr 2017
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PRICE RANGE
US$324 - US$485 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
IndiaKeralaErnakulam DistrictKochi (Cochin)
NUMBER OF ROOMS
8
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