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Pune, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Tea Bungalow for 3 nights and occupied the bedrooms adjoining the reception and dining room. These rooms were very spacious, clean and comfortable. Antique furniture provides a cosy touch. The food is decent although service takes some time. Most memorable is the staff who were ready to help with any request. For example we had extra luggage... More 

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Dharamsala, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Old colonial style house with some renovations. Staff extremely kind and chef willing to have a chat and dish out some local cuisine at a very short notice. Avoid the room right across the reception area as it might turn out to be super noisy. Hotel staff were kind enough to move us upstairs after we objected on staying next... More 

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Thank Freckledindian
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had a great time in Fort Kochi. The town is beautiful and the hotel is centrally located within a few blocks of great food, sites, and shops. Our room was very clean and well maintained, in addition to being well decorated and designed. The staff were very warm and welcoming and made our stay effortless. We... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Tea Bungalow is a lovely tranquil hotel in a busy city well located in the tourist fort Kochin area of the city in reach of the main attractions. Delightful staff, with a lovely secluded swimming pool and guarded for additional security I would strongly recommend it.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a quiet, comfortable boutique hotel with friendly staff. The perfect location to start with a decent breakfast, go walking through the shops and streets and when it gets hotter, lie by the pool and read. Left recharged and ready for the rest of the trip.

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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Tea bungalow is delightful... great location ...spacious and clean rooms... friendly service and an old world charm that's so hard to find. They have 10 rooms and each one is named after a port. We stayed at the Cochin room and loved it. A small sit out overlooking the garden with comfortable chairs was attached to our room. Read a... More 

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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

If you are looking for a large, plush and shiny hotel then this is not the place for you! This is beautiful small friendly hotel set in peaceful grounds and within walking distance of kochi centre. The rooms are spacious and clean with large bathrooms. There is a courtyard to the rear of the property with a nice terrace for... More 

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1 Thank Ann M
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Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

My mother and I stayed 2 nights at the Tea Bungalow and thought it was fabulous. The bungalow is a small, quiet retreat from the touristy hassle of Fort Cochin. Rooms were clean and lovely, staff was very friendly and attentive, we even had a cooking class with the hotel chef and came away with excellent Kerala recipes. Highly recommend... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 July 2016

This is a good place to stay in Cochin. There is a very pleasant garden forecourt. The staff were very friendly and efficient. Our room was light and spacious with an excellent shower and good air conditioning. Wi-fi was reliable. Breakfast was generous. There is a courtyard area at the back of the hotel next to a swimming pool. You... More 

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1 Thank paulholtham
2 reviews
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Reviewed 28 May 2016

Tea Bungalow is located walking distance to everything . The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. My room was clean, spacious, comfortable and with a full bath. I was comfortable and felt very safe.

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dempo Resorts and the historic Tea BungalowThe guiding force behind Tea Bungalow is Mr.Vivek Dempo founder of Dempo Resorts. The Dempo Family is one of the oldest families of Goa, who controlled the coconut trade from the 16th to the 19th Century. They also owned large cargo sailing ships which sailed from Goa to the African Ports of Portuguese colonies like Mozambique and Angola in the Indian Ocean.The restoration and decoration of Tea Bungalow has been a labour of love for Mr. Dempo. He has crafted an escape from the humdrum, noisy, soul-killing rush of everyday life. Tea Bungalow offers a tranquil place to step away for a while, to centre your thoughts and get the balance you need.Tea Bungalow occupies pride of place in the heart of the exclusive heritage area of Fort Cochin. Cochin (Kochi) is made up of three districts: Ernakulam, Wellington Island and Fort Cochin. The bungalow was built in 1912 and run as a workshop and office of a UK Company called United Carpets engaged in the manufacture and export of coir and spices. Brooke Bond the tea company bought the bungalow in 1956 and christened it Brooke Bond Bungalow which housed the top management of Brooke Bond & Company. Dignitaries used this bungalow for important meetings. Its history of spice and tea brought about its new avatar - Tea Bungalow. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tea Bungalow

Address: 1/1901, Kunumpuram | Fort Kochi, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
Region: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
Price Range: $162 - $273 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Tea Bungalow 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Tea Bungalow Hotel Kochi (Cochin)
Tea Bungalow Kochi (Cochin), India - Kerala
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#17 Luxury Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
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“all rooms are god”
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“As far from the road as possible”
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“We were in 'Goa' which is a room with direct access to the outdoor pool.”
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