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The Malabar House, Cochin

Malabar House Hotel

With history dating back to 1775 Malabar House became Fort Cochin’s first boutique hotel in 1996. Offering 17 unique rooms and suites, as well as an acclaimed restaurant and wine lounge, its décor showcases a fine collection of art highlighting the culture of Kerala. Situated in the historical Fort Cochin, near St Francis Church and a short walk to the Chinese fishing nets the location is ideal for sightseeing and shopping. As you would expect from a Relais & Chateaux hotel, the service is flawless, the rooms are beautifully decorated and fine dining is offered.


All 17 rooms are centrally air-conditioned with and decorated superbly with stunning colour schemes plus antique & contemporary objects d’art. Every room has a large bathrooms with bathtub and shower facilities, hanging space, televisions, direct dial telephones, WIFI, safe deposit lockers, coffee makers and minibar. Each room also has either a dedicated veranda, terrace or private garden sit out area, while the suites have private terraces.


The best of local products and where possible organic products are used. Each evening the dining experiences are accompanied by performances of classical Carnatic, Hindustani music or a classical dance on the patio’s stage subject to weather  conditions.

Malabar House Hotel Facilities:

  • Reception opened and staffed 24/7
  • External laundry
  • Swimming pool
  • Pure spa dedicated to Kalari Ayurveda massage
  • Divine Wine lounge & terrace
  • Malabar contemporary art gallery, show cases artwork of local and international artists
  • Open air court yard and covered restaurant with nightly performances subject to weather
  • Bicycles
  • Limousine services