Cochin, popularly called as the Queen of the Arabian Sea, is the commercial centre of Kerala. This city of ports is also called the 'Gateway to Kerala'. It is the initial spot to explore the natural beauty, tourists spots, tradition & culture, festivals, living pattern and trade in Kerala. As a result, it is a hub for tourists from all over the world.
Cochin or Kochi provides you with world class accommodation facilities suiting best to your budget. There are five star and luxury hotels in Cochin, India varying in price and requirements. Some of these hotels are close to the airport and are easily accessible. These hotels can be called Cochin Airport Hotels. Cochin offers many well-known five star, four star, and three star hotels in Cochin, India. Some of them are listed down below.
Five Star Hotels in Cochin
Hotel Taj Malabar belongs to India's leading Taj Group of Hotels. The hotel is located on Willingdon Island, 5 km. from the airport. It offers a pleasant atmosphere, luxurious standard of comfort and convenient facilities to make your stay a memorable one. The hotel's ambiance is a unique blend of modern and traditional manners. Being very close to the sea, it gives you an excellent view of natural beauty. Presently it offers around 96 accommodation units, which are fully air-conditioned and comprise of modern facilities.
It has a huge restaurant that offers delicious Indian and international cuisines & bar lounge that gives you a perfect atmosphere to refresh your senses after a tiring day. It also provides you with a conference room for your business meetings, banquet hall, gymnasium, swimming pool and the Jiva Spa that follows Ayurvedic therapies to refresh your mind-soul-body. It offers several water activities too. Other features are salons, laundry, florists, travel assistance, wireless Internet access, currency exchange and secretarial services.
Le Meridian Hotel is located near the commercial areas of the city, around 49 km. from the airport. Comprising of 12 acres of green lawns, it has around 150 rooms which provide you with an enchanting view of Cochin backwaters. Famous as Le Meridian Resort and Convention Centre, it offers room in a wide range of standard, deluxe, family suite, executive suite, honeymoon suite and presidential suite.
Along with the convention centre, it has six halls which can accommodate up to 1,600 people. The 12 lawns lawns can also accommodate up to 3,000 guests. The hotel and its rooms have all the luxurious facilities that a five-star hotel ideally offers, including travel assistance, complimentary airport-hotel-airport transfers, valet parking, health club, conference hall, swimming pool, bars, and restaurant, library, doctor on call, pharmacy, florist, gift shop, babysitting, currency exchange etc.
This is another luxurious hotel in Cochin that offers an enchanting view of sea, harbor, backwaters etc. The hotel has 108 rooms including 12 suites. All the rooms & suites of sea-facing Taj residency are air conditioned. You can avail facilities like international direct dial facility, channel music and color television with satellite programs in your rooms. It is famous for Harbour View, a bar with a magnificent view of the waterfront. Tourists stay here to taste the cuisines at Utsav, an Indian restaurant that plays live instrumental Indian Classical music every evening.
The hotel is very near to the airport. It offers proper facilities for tea and coffee throughout the day and cocktails during the cocktail hours. You can spend a quality time in the library at the lounge. Besides, the hotel provides you with world class Ayurvedic massage facilities. Like all other five star hotels, Taj Residency provides proper facilities for Airport Transfers, Baby Care, Business Center, Cable TV, Parking, Doctor On Call, Fax-Printer Service, Fire Safeguards, Free Newspaper, Health Club, Internet Facilities, Jogging, Laundry Facilities, Lift, Live Entertainment, Meeting Facilities, Non Smoking rooms, Photocopy Service, Playground, Power Back-Up, Safe Deposit, Secretarial Services, Shopping Arcade, Travel Desk etc.
Four Star Hotels in Cochin
Hotel International is located on the famous MG Road in Cochin. It is easily accessible from airport as well as railway station. The hotel offers luxurious accommodation at very reasonable prices. It has a wide range of standard, economy, executive, deluxe and suites for tourists. All the rooms are well-furnished, beautifully decorated and air-conditioned.
Tourists are provided with facilities like TV, direct dialing, 24 hrs room service, 24 hrs Coffee shop, travel assistance, currency exchange, safe deposit lockers, same day laundry, beauty parlor and health club. Rooms at the upper floors give you a pleasant view of natural beauty of Cochin.
Hotel Avenue Regent is again located at MG Road at Ernakulam. The hotel provides guest rooms, non-smoking rooms and rooms for physically challenged separately. It has free parking facility and children of the age group of 12 years or under stay free (with adults). You can also avail airport car to commute.
The Avenue Regent owns Restaurants (Renaissance and Pastry Shop) and Cocktail lounges (Crystal Lounge and HMS Bounty) as well. It provides its guests with huge meeting room (which can accommodate 125 persons easily) and other secretarial services. It offers separate catering staff, conference staff and multilingual staff. Like other luxurious accommodation spots, it also provides exercise room, business centre, fax-photocopy-printer facility, elevators, live entertainment, medical facilities, currency exchange facility and 24 hr security.
Casino hotel is a perfect example of class & comfort with reasonable prices. It is hardly 35 km. from Cochin airport and enjoys its location among green lawns and palm trees. It has 67 air-conditioned rooms that are equipped with modern facilities and 24 hr room service.
The restaurant is famous for its traditional, clay tiled Kerala house type structure. It serves amazing seafood and offers a lot for vegetarians too. You can also have a cocktail lounge here. Apart from pool, gymnasium and conference facilities, Casino hotel has an inbuilt tennis court.
Renaissance is one of the most luxurious hotels of Cochin in four star class. It has 47 elegant rooms and suites that are fully furnished and decorated. Hotel Renaissance lies 25 km. from Cochin airport and hardly 2 km. from the railway station/Ernakulam. The hotel boasts of its 6 huge halls, 3 restaurants and one bar.
The hotel has an inbuilt gift shop and beauty parlor. It provides all the facilities from room service, H/C running water, telephone, and T.V. to swimming pool, safe deposit locker, laundry, business centre with secretarial service and internet.
Gokulam Park Inn, another luxurious four star accommodation centre, is located at MG Road. It lies approximately 30 km. from the airport and one km. from railway station & bus stand. The hotel is easily approachable because of its prime location. Tourists prefer staying in Gokulam because it provides an opportunity to see the major attractions of Cochin at nearby places. The hotel offers guides who take you to visit the Kochi Harbour Terminus, Mattancherry Dutch Palace, Kochi Fort, St. Francis Church and Chinese fishing nets.
The hotel comprises of 65 guest rooms, one Presidential Suite and 6 other suites. The rooms are centrally air-conditioned and carpeted. You are provided with proper facility for running hot and cold water, TV, mini bar, safe and direct dialing. You can also avail swimming pool and gymnasium.
Three Star Hotels in Kochin
The hotel offers all the world class facilities of three star range. The hotel is located at prime location, i.e. around 28 km. from the airport but just 5 km. from the railway station and 5 km. from the bus stand. The hotel offers a wide range of 78 rooms including 7 suites, categorized as standard and deluxe.
Hotel Wyte Fort offers good facilities for business centre, safe deposit locker, acceptance of all major credit cards fax, etc. at a reasonable price. It has inbuilt beauty parlor and Ayurvedic massage centre as well. Currency exchange facility is provided along with laundry etc. Hotel's specialty lies in Indian, Chinese and continental cuisine.
Abad Plaza is owned by the Abad Group of Hotels. This hotel is known for its excellent facilities in three star range. The hotel is 2 km. from the railway station and just ½ km. from the bus stand. It consists of 80 rooms that are centrally air-conditioned and categorized as deluxe, executive, standard and suite rooms.
The hotel has a banquet hall which can accommodate up to 200 persons at a time. Besides, the hotel offers a variety of Indian, continental and Chinese cuisine. Security measures are also handled perfectly. Besides the common and basic facilities, Abad Plaza has swimming pool, health club, multi gym, sauna, gents hair dresser and shopping arcade too.
Located in the centre of the city, Hotel Abad Metro is again owned by Abad Group of Hotels. It is very near to the railway station and bus stand. Comprising 35 centrally AC rooms, Abad Metro provides its guests with full comfort and luxury. The services include Concierge, Elevator, Free Parking, Safe Deposit Box, Lounge, Coffee Shop, Outdoor Pool, Sauna, Conference Facilities, Secretarial Service etc.
Besides, it is popular for its multi-cuisine restaurant 'Downtown' and bar. Rooms are equipped with direct phone, attached bath, shower, bath tub, work desk, smoke alarms and sprinklers. It also owns an Ayurvedic treatment centre.
This unit of Abad Group of Hotels is located around 40 km. from the airport. Still it is easily accessible being eight km. from the railway station & one km. from the bus stand. This is located in a peaceful and calm atmosphere. The environment itself is sufficient to relax and refresh your senses.
The hotel offers 20 deluxe rooms and suites with airport drop and pick-up facility. It offers proper travel assistance, standby generator, restaurant, conference room, departmental store, laundry services, money changing and all other basic facilities. You can also avail boat on rent here.
The hotel is located at Kakkanad, Kusumagiri. It is far away from the urban crowd, noise and pollution, thus provides a calm, peaceful, relaxing and homely stay. The bedroom are equipped with all the modern facilities.
As the name suggests, Jacobs Holiday Home also offers kitchen and self-cooking facility. The hotel offers several seasonal and honeymoon holiday packages. The hotel has a big playing area for children and is surrounded by green paddy fields.