Malabar House Residency

The Malabar House Residency is a pretty, boutique hotel with just 17 rooms and suites. Situated in Fort Cochin, overlooking the parade ground, some of Cochin's finest sights are just a short walk away.


Malabar House Residency is a laid back boutique hotel which incorporates a selective collection of art from the Malabar coast and give you all the amenities of a small luxury hotel. Whether you come back from a tour to the close-by backwaters or from shopping in the Jewish quarter, you will certainly enjoy returning to Malabar House Residency. Where the service is very personalized, the staff is young, eager and friendly.

The building houses 17 luxury rooms and suite rooms, all with individually controlled central air conditioning as well as natural ventilation, spacious bath rooms, satellite television, telephone and private terraces or private gardens. All rooms are furnished with a mix of contemporary crafted and select antique furniture. Original artifacts, bold splashes of vivid colors and state of the art lighting create an electric ambience, contemporary, yet romantic and always reflecting the rich cultural heritage of the ancient Malabar coast.

The building is settled in a garden with large trees and tropical vegetation, contributing to the unique ambience of Fort Cochin. The garden houses a small swimming pool, an ancient stage for regular cultural events and the restaurant.


Malabar House Residency is unique. Housed in a heritage building right in the historical centre of Fort Cochin, it faces St.Francis Church, the oldest European church in India. The location is superb for exploring Fort Cochin, the Chinese fishing nets and the Jewish quarter.


The Malabar House is the perfect entry point for a Kerala holiday. A selection of day trips and tours can be arranged from heritage, art, design, music & dance tours, day trips on the backwaters, ayurvedic treatments and acclaimed fine dining. Malabar House Residency is a member of Relais & Châteaux, so offer an excellent level of hospitality, originality and unparalleled authenticity.

Why we like it

One of the first boutique, heritage hotels in India which offers an excellent level of service.

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