Le Colonial

Le Colonial

St. Francis Church | Cochin (Fort Cochin) | Kerala

Le Colonial is categorised as Experiential Small Heritage Hotel

(Nivalink Trip Dated - 23 September 2008)
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(Nivalink Trip Dated - 23 September 2008)

Le Colonial is an exclusive high end heritage hotel at Fort Cochin, Kerala.

Reasons to Visit
  • Experiential heritage ‘non-hotel’ from Neemrana Group located at Fort Cochin
  • Oldest colonial house dating back to 1506, situated just adjacent to St. Francis Church
  • Reputed to have housed Vasco da Gama, the Saint, Portuguese Governors and Dutch Governors
  • The hotel is full of antiques, period furniture and manuscripts and paintings from the Christies
  • Well furnished heritage rooms. Each room is designed differently and has luxurious attached bathrooms
  • South-Indian cuisine served predominantly along with a few Continental, Oriental, Italian and Chinese dishes
  • Recreational facilities include swimming pool and spa
  • Well equipped conference hall can accommodate 15-20 people
  • Recommended for premium experiential travellers
Know It
  • Wedding arrangements as per Kerala traditions organised
  • Located 12 kms from Ernakulam Railway Station
  • Experiential Heritage Hotels in Fort Cochin
    "This is the original bungalow where Vasco Da Gama arrived in 1698 and lived for a few years. The bungalow is now fully restored by Neemrana Group and houses some of the most exquisite antiques and offers an intimate experience of heritage living and personalised hospitality."
About Cochin (Fort Cochin)

A heritage area a few kilometers from Willingdon Island. With many charming heritage hotels in the area, its perhaps the best area of accommodation for leisure and experience oriented travelers.  more

Things to do in Cochin (Fort Cochin)
  • Places to Visit

    Pilgrimage Dharmanath Jain Temple, Vadakkunnathan Temple
    Popular Matancherry Palace, Kumbhalangi Backwaters
    Special Interest Greenix Village, St Francis Church, Kerala Kathakali Centre, Jewish Synagogue Fort Cochin, Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, Kerala Folklore Theatre and Museum, Paliam Palace
  • Activity

    Fort Cochin Walk (Walking)
  • Excursion

    Chottanikkara Temple (20 kms), Our Lady of Snow (25 kms), Hill Palace Museum (19 kms), Kodanad Elephant Camp (45 kms), Museum of Kerala History (25 kms)
  • Places visited Enroute

    Aruthunkal (35 kms)

Le Colonial

St. Francis Church | Cochin (Fort Cochin) | Kerala
RoomRooms per UnitNo. of UnitsNo. Rooms
Total Rooms7
Total Occupancy16


  • Babysitting
  • Laundry
  • Parking
  • Room service 18 hours
Food and Beverages
  • Multi Cuisine Restaurant
Recreation or Indoor - Outdoor Games
  • Swimming pool
  • Carrom
  • Chess
Health, Fitness, Beauty and Wellness
  • Steam and Sauna
  • Spa
  • Yoga and Meditation
  • Ayurveda Facility
  • Beauty Parlor

Le Colonial

St. Francis Church | Cochin (Fort Cochin) | Kerala

Getting There

Air :
Cochin (Ernakulam) (13 kms), Coimbatore (192 kms), Calicut (203 kms)
Rail :
Cochin (Ernakulam) (13 kms), Alleppey (62 kms), Kottayam (68 kms)

Le Colonial is located in St. Francis Church

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable For
St. Francis Church St Francis Church is located on the road that connects Jetty with Dutch Cemetary and other heritage bylanes. Holiday/Experiential

Overall Ratings


TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Based on 143 reviews
  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness
By iamhappysheep on 12th Jan 2020

Lovely private fine boutique hotel near beach of Fort Kochi set in nice gardens behind high walls in old coliseum bungalow. Service was good and the place an oasis of calm. Breakfast could have been...

Wonderful luxury stay at a heritage hotel
By Susan F on 09th Dec 2019

We stayed for 3 nights at this superb hotel. It is beautiful colonial house, an oasis of calm in a tourist location. The staff were helpful and polite. The atmosphere is of being a guest in a...

A hotel with more than half a millenium of history
By 525quercus on 27th Nov 2019

Built in 1506, this is the second oldest colonial bungalow in asia. One of the earlier residents was Vasco de Gama who died here and was buried in St Francis Church before his remains were removed...

The Fine Print in Big Font


  • Check in: 1
  • Check in HR: 2:0:1
  • Check out HR: 12:0:1
  • Child From: 5
  • Child To: 12
  • Only Veg: False
  • Pet Friend: False
  • Resort: False
  • FDate: 0
  • TDate: 0

Hotel History

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