Forte Kochi – a heritage hotel in Fort Kochi
Paul John Resorts & Hotels
dedicated to creating unique luxury experiences in the
hospitality industry has unveiled yet another gem of a
boutique hotel. After establishing the multiple national &
international award-winning luxury resort Kumarakom Lake
Resort, and setting up the
luxury business hotel
The Paul Bangalore, The Paul Resorts & Hotels invites you to
be charmed by the past at Forte Kochi.
This 5-star hotel “Forte Kochi
” is steeped in the luxurious past of its namesake town.
The central courtyard at Forte Kochi
A breath-taking amalgamation of Portuguese, Dutch & British
architecture, the original building used to be the abode of
an eminent Jewish family. The beautiful structure was built
by the Dutch in the 1860s. It has now been restored to its
original glory and guests at Forte Kochi now get a chance to
be transported to an era centuries ago and be charmed by the
Forte Kochi is a heritage hotel with an imposing structure
painted in the most eye-catching shade of yellow with arched
gothic windows with coloured stained glass, wooden pillars
and rafters, patterned tiles in the bedrooms and a central
courtyard that now houses the swimming pool. This boutique
hotel also boasts of a Mikvah (link to
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mikveh) , a Jewish bath used
for rituals. A weekend here will give you glimpses of the
life once lived by the residents of Fort Kochi 200 years
One of the luxurious colonial-style rooms at Forte Kochi
Every step on the property is a revelation on ancient
architecture. The rooms are spacious and
luxurious with colonial four poster beds
, andcozy window seats dressing the arched wooden windows.
The beautiful dresser and night stands are colonial to match
the bed. The windows overlook the central courtyard with the
invitingly blue swimming pool and a natural well right by
its side. Dine by the swimming pool or at ‘The Jetty’- the
stunning multi-cuisine restaurant
at this 5 star resort and order up any delicacy from their
choice of pan Indian, European and British favourites. Don’t
miss the special range of seafood on offer.
A peaceful breakfast next to the serene pool
Cochin’s best heritage hotel ‘Forte Kochi’ is about an hour
from the airport and 20 mins away from the Cochin Harbour
Terminus. The travel desk will be happy to coordinate
transfers for you.
Be charmed by the past at Fort Kochi
Find what you love on your visit to ‘Forte Kochi’.
, a port town and ancient fishing village is in the heart of
Kochi and right next to Mattancherry Port.This port was the
trading hub for spices for the Arabic and Chinese traders
and later the natural harbour of Cochin invited the
Portuguese and the British. Today the moment you enter this
town you will be greeted with a laid-back vibe that
instantly puts you in the holiday mood. You can visit
St Francis Church
, see fishermen use ancient Chinese fishing nets, go to Jew
town and Mattancherry, watch a Kathakali performance or just
walk around the beautiful streets of this town.For Cochin’s
best heritage resort ‘Forte Kochi’ is situated right next to
the beach so you can plan a visit there as well.
Chinese Nets - A throwback to the vivid heritage of Fort
The legacies of Kerala
If you are visiting Kerala for the first time or you are a
regular who loves to visit repeatedly, The Paul Hotels &
Resorts has a great package for you-
The Legacies of Kerala
, a 5 nights package that includes a stay at Kumarakom Lake
resort for 3 nights, including 1 night on a house boat along
with 2 nights at Forte Kochi. Kumarakom Lake Resort is a
multiple award winning resort on the banks of Lake Vembanad.
It is the epitome of luxury, comfort and nature’s stunning
beauty. This package awards you a chance to soak up the best
of Kerala’s culture in the lap of luxury.For more details on
this package check out
A night on Lake Vembanad at Kumarakom Lake Resort.
Head to ‘Forte Kochi’ the best boutique hotel in Cochin for
an idealistic holiday of laid back luxury, culture and
heritage and be charmed by the past.