Cochin Ballard Bungalow

The Ballard Bungalow is a two-star budget heritage hotel located on Ballard Road, very close to the Fort Kochi . With its 200-year history dating back to the Dutch colonial era, the building has now been converted into a six-room boutique hotel. The hotel is ideal for travelers who want to experience a heritage home that is steeped in a rich and colorful history . To Live in a hundred year old home, a home whose walls have witnessed the cut and thrust of history, whose courtyard has seen the intrigues of politics and passion, a home that has heard the traders moor their boats in the dead of night and pack them with spices and sail away later. Such homes make up Fort Kochi. And today the tourism boom has made most of these history-soaked homes a great place for the tourists to live in.The latest heritage home to be converted into a hotel for the flock of tourists that visits this almost fabled land is the Ballard Bungalow, owned by the Cochin Diocese. The Cochin Diocese was governed by the Portuguese till 1952, after which it fell into a grave financial difficulty .

Rooms and Accommodation

There are 6 rooms, which include Deluxe rooms and Suites offer simple 2-star comfort levels . It offering a variety of comfortable rooms in traditional European architecture with Kerala-style interiors coupled with the region’s famous hospitality form the highlights of this hotel’s offerings.

Facilities and Activities

  • Room Amenities: Air conditioned , 24 hours room service, 24 hours hot and cold running water, Pure drinking water supply, TV with Satellite Channel , Telephone , Attached Bathroom , Shower , Dry cleaning facility , Hair dryer , Tea/Coffee making facilities , Refrigerator , bathrobes, Complimentary Toiletries , Laundry service
  • Facilities: Multi Cuisine restaurant , Doctor on Call , International Direct Dialing , Internet Connectivity , Safe Deposit Lockers , Money Changer , Travel Desk , Business Center , Rent a Car , Credit card Acceptance , Tour Packages , Ayurvedic massage etc
  • Recreational Facilities : Sight seeing , Backwater Cuisines , Boating , Fishing , Ayurvedic Message , Fitness Center , Shopping etc
  • Dinning in Ballard Bungalow : Multi Cuisine restaurant offers an exquisite range of Kerala, Continental as well as Indo- Portuguese culinary delights. Also get a taste of delicious seafood from fresh catches that are available nearby at the beach.


Ballard Bungalow is located near Fort Kochi Beach, Cochin. The Bungalow is 92 km away from Cochin International Airport. The nearest railhead is Ernakulam Junction Railway Station, which 15 km away. It is 15 km away from the KSRTC Bus Stand.

The Various nearby places to visit including Jewish Synagogue , Mattancherry Palace , St. Francis Church , Boghatty Palace , Willingdon Island , Hill Palace Museum , Santa Cruz Basilica, the Bishop’s House , Chinese fishing net etc.

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