Bolgatty Palace Hotel, Kochi (Cochin)
National Highway 966A Mulavukadu, Kochi
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Bolgatty Palace is a mansion with four palatial rooms providing world class facilities for businesses and families. They have an amazing swimming pool and a great atmosphere for kids and all suites are sea facing so it makes a perfect stay for family.
Bolgatty Palace & Island Resort is located in the scenic Kochi. It is the oldest Dutch palace in India. The facilities are outdoor swimming pool, a fitness centre and a spa and wellness centre. The accommodation will provide you with a TV and air conditioning and free wifi. Private bathroom also comes with free toiletries. Extras include bed linen. At Bolgatty Palace & Island Resort you will find meeting facilities, a games room and an ironing service. An array of activities can be enjoyed on site or in the surroundings, including golfing and fishing. The property offers free parking. This is called. Island resort because one part of property is facing the the Lake. It is 5 km from both the KSRTC Bus Station and Ernakulam Junction Railway Station. The Cochin International Airport is 32 km away. The in-house restaurant Pearl Sport serves Indian, Chinese and continental delicacies. Room service can be requested for in-room dining comforts.
So when you enter this place - you will lovveeee the ambiance. The corridors are beautifully placed. The chandeliers are petite and beautiful. Being a heritage property, you like the feel of it. As we stepped out of the reception area - on the left is their dinning area which has a good spread buffet. We went for dinner to the buffet. They had seafood mix dish, cold appams, chicken stew which was average in tase, salads, Dal and paneer for vegetarians. They even had soups papad achar and chatani. I found the experience very average. To the right of the corridor is a beer parlour that they have. It was a bliss to go inside and enjoy beer with hearty conversations with our new friends. Beer is prices decently and they have quite a few options to choose from. Then after finishing drinks and dinner we walked to our room. It was on the 1st floor and you had stairs to take to reach to it. They have many categories of rooms. The one that we got was not nice at all. As soon as you enter the room it had a very funny smell. The furniture was very old and scratched. It didn’t look neat or palatial at all. The was room was very old and worn out. The rooms definitely need renovation. We were even taken to their palatial suites the next morning for a tour. It was far better than the room in which we were staying. It had a huge sitting and dinning area. Covered balconies with huge windows. Massive bathroom with a bathtub. Worth the stay. But definitely not the room which we were put it. Next day morning the breakfast buffet was also very average but the view was beautiful. A huge swimming pool. And right outside the swimming pool was the dock. We took a around to the spa also. It didn’t look anything luxurious. Very average rooms and hygiene of the entire place. So over all experience was nice. But they definitely need a lot of renovation.
A heritage property which is connected with both road and waterways. You can see the Kochin Marine drive from this resort. we stayed at deluxe room and it was just okay only. A queen size bed, side tables ,mirror table, a wardrobe, mini bar and one corner chair and table is there. The room has a balcony with some cane chairs and view and all was not there. Bathroom fitting is not good and some smell was coming from toilet. The property has a swimming pool but some repair work was going on there. Food was not that great and waiters are very lazy. All together it's an average property.
Bolgatty Palace is a mansion with four palatial rooms providing world class facilities for businesses and families too. This is was originally built by Dutch for Spice route. But now this is honey moon paradise for newly married couples u can enjoy sea view villas and suites with a swimming pool near ur room and you can also enjoy daily dance shows
This property is owned by KTDC. High standard accommodation in Dutch Palace, built in 1744, is available. Rooms of various other affordable standards viz, Marine view, Lake view, Golf view are also available in a separate building. Rooms are comfortable with scenic beauty. We stayed in a lake view room. We had a nice and joyful stay. Standard of food was excellent but bit costly. We spent quality time in the early morning moving around the Resort compound surrounding by the Vembanad Lake. Being located in an island you have to depend on transport. Highly recommended resort in Kochi.
Kerala is one of the best tourist destinations in India. While most places in India are great in terms of natural beauty, Kerala is equipped with the right infrastructure enabling you to enjoy it better. Bolgatty Palace, as a reort, is gorgeous. The rooms are big and the buildings are really nice. In fact, Waterscapes in Kumarakom (another KTDC property) is very different and really well laid out. Its right on Vembanad Lake, the rooms are on stilts and there are hammocks under the rooms. The beach of Samudra Resort, Kovalam (another KTDC resort) is really much better than the main Kovalam Beach.
I was on a business trip while the experience was very refreshing. As soon as I reached the jetty, I gave a call and in a jiffy, there was a boat to pick me up. The check in was very smooth. The staff was helpful in getting me the transport that I eeded for the day. The hotel is an old Dutch palace. Very vast, fantastic setting on the banks of the lake, lush lawns, pool and its own jetty. The room was extra large with a big balcony attached.
it was a memorable experience since it was my honeymoon trip and the first destination was kochi and the Bolgatty Palace experience is still one of the best in the entire trip. its been a wonderful experience to be at one heritage hotel and agree that these old times building are really worth an experience.
I had gone to kerala with my husband and our first destination was Cochin as it the airport city. And from Airport, directly to Bolgatty Palace.. When we wer about to reach hotel, driver took us from a very kacha road.. and my husband was worrying what kind of hotel it would be.. but in the last.. when we reached.. it was awesome..As we were tired, we directly went into the room. The room was very nice with all the facilities provided and yes balcony attached from where the whole whole hotel area with swimming pool could be seen easily.The hotel was in huge area and one would enjoy the decor of the hotel. They also had free boat service for its nearby areas. Actualy comig through boat is I think the main way for the hotel. Overall, a nice and memorable experience
Bolgatty Palace Hotel is ranked #46 among the 1100 hotels in Kochi (Cochin) with an average rating of 5.6 out of 7. It is one of the 166, 3-star Heritage Hotels in Kochi (Cochin). It is part of the "Kerala Tourism" chain of hotels in India. On HolidayIQ, it has a total of 214 photos, 187 text reviews and 42 video reviews and is rated top for its Appearance, Location and Destination. It was also named winner of the Better Holiday Awards in 2017 under Great Location.
The online booking price of the hotel ranges between Rs 6,200 to Rs 15,900 per night. The hotel offer 30 rooms to check availability or to avail complimentary breakfast, we recommend contacting the hotel to check if the final tariff includes it.
The ambience and the location of the hotel makes it a suitable option for variety of travellers. Family (38%) and Couple (32%) are the most common type of travellers that like to stay here. 49% of guests enjoy the hotel's relaxed environment, whereas 17% have rated the ambience as romantic.
Although the hotel is a suitable stay option throughout the year for travellers, book your accommodation in the months of July, Aug and Sept for the best experience.
Bolgatty Palace Hotel is located at Mulavukad which is approximately 3 Kms from Ernakulam Town (North) railway station . Due to the close proximity, it is considered as one of the best stay option. Bolghatty Palace (1 Km), St. Mary's Cathedral Basilica (1 Km), Marine Drive (2 Kms), Parishath Thampuran Museum (3 Kms) and Mattancherry Palace (Dutch Palace) (4 Kms) are some of the popular sightseeing attractions located near the hotel.
The hotel ensures you are well taken care of during your stay. By providing free wifi access, the hotel makes sure you are always connected to the internet. It has a lovely outdoor swimming pool where you can take a quick dip or just relax your muscles after a long day of sightseeing.
Other amenities include Laundry Services, 24 Hours Front Desk, AC, Backup Generator and Conference Hall. For checkin and checkout time, we suggest contacting the hotel.
If you are in need for airport transfers or require a car for sightseeing around the city or you have to do an early check-in, then we recommend contacting the hotel directly and requesting for these additional services. All of the available amenities ensure your stay is enjoyable and free from any hassles.
HolidayIQ Reviewer Ashik Ali adds, “There are so many boating facilities available there to explore the Arabian Sea. The pricing for boat ride starts from 100 - 350 Rs per person. Its a good place for coup Read More
HolidayIQ Reviewer Ashik Ali shares, “It is a good place to spend time in the evening for couples, family and friends.” Read More