Situated at the mouth of Fort Cochin's harbour resurrected from the remains of a Victorian shipbuilding yard and has magnificent views of the sea and Delta, Brunton Boatyard Hotel is a sprawling and sumptuous retreat whose interiors reflect an eclectic but tasteful blend of English, Portuguese and Dutch influences as seen in its high ceilings, hanging fans and a plethora of artifacts and curios from a great mercantile age known for its pomp and glamour.
There are 22 cozy, comfortable rooms at Brunton Boatyard Hotel, all overlook the sea as do all their en-suite bathrooms. Each of the 22 rooms is individually decorated with an eclectic blend of English, Portuguese and Dutch influences. With high ceilings and traditional furnishings such four poster beds and teak furniture, you get a wonderfully colonial feel. The four-poster beds are impressive and the teak furniture complements the overall mood of faux colonial while the television, coffee-maker, safe and minibar all ensure guests lack for nothing. The bathrooms are state of the art and offer walk in power showers.
Fort Cochin, has attracted seafaring traders for over six-centuries. The allure of black pepper, ginger and cardamom has drawn many traders to Kerala's fertile coast and as the Arabs, Portugese, Dutch and finally the British competed to control the spice trade they made their mark on the local culture. You can walk around and explore the charming beauty of this fort. The hotel has a stunning swimming pool located in front of the hotel right next to the sea, offering the beautiful views over the sea. There are three restaurants including History and the Terrace Grill which specialises in fresh seafood while Satvik Bhojan is an ayurvedic vegan dish of fresh local vegetables that avoids the use of oil.
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