Standard Room at Serene Surroundings at Fort Kochi
Standard Room at Serene Surroundings at Fort Kochi
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1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
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1 bath
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My place is close to a stone’s throw away from the Indo Portuguese Museum, Beach, Chinese fishing nets, Dutch Cemetery, St Francis Church etc, this Dutch Colonial style building aims at providing a homely atmosphere to its guests in a Star environment.This beautifully renovated mansion set in serene surrounding ,with greenery all around,which would mesmerize your senses and make your stay a My place is good for couples, solo adventurers, business travelers, families, & big groups..

The space

We are situtated in the heart of Fortcochin, and away from the bustling crowd in a quiet area. All tourist spots in Fortcochin, like the Dutch Cemetry, St Francis Church, Chinese Fishing Nets, Santa Cruz Basilica Church, Indo Portuguese Museum are situated within a radius of .5 km to 1 km of our hotel. The mansion that you now see is owned by Mr. C. Leslie Fernandez which is his family home. It originally belonged to Adolphus Puchont of France who transferred his title deeds to Ejiseppe Pinto of Britain in the year 1894 at the time of Portuguese colonial rule. Situated in the heart of Fortcochin, We believe in providing a home away from home, a friendly and highly personalized service, in the most luxurious environment Our rooms are well decorated in shades of white with colourful paintings.

Guest access

Featured Facilities

24 hrs Reception
24 hrs hot water
Transfer to/from hotel
Payment by Master/Visa card
Travel Desk
Free Parking
Storage facilities for luggage left behind
Doctor on call
24 hrs Room service
Express check in & check out
Wifi/internet connection
Currency Exchange
Hire services & Cable Tv

Interaction with guests

The main cities of Kerala are:

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
Kochi (Cochin)
Alapuzha (Alleppey)
Kollam (Quilon)
Kozhikode (Calicut)
Thrissur (Trichur)

Besides these cities with immense tourist sightseeing, some other destinations in Kerala are the Bekal Fort — a massive coastal Portuguese fort in north Kerala Kerala Backwaters — stretching across central Kerala, a must-try experience
Kovalam Beach
Kerala has 650 km of coastline and numerous beaches. Some of the more notable are:

Kovalam Beach near Trivandrum has a good bathing area, clean environment and plenty of accommodation. This was a centre of Hippy counter-culture in sixties, and is today well known for hedonistic beach parties.
Varkala Beach in Thiruvananthapuram district - A long cliff makes the beach more natural (no restaurant behind you). It is long beach with natural springs from the cliff.
Alapuzha Beach and Kollam Beach are both well known for beach sports and tournaments.
Cherai Beach near Kochi city has a large sand beach.
Kozhikode Beach is where Vasco da Gama first landed in India, marking the start of European colonisation and the Age of Discovery.
Muzhappilangadu near Kannur A long drive in beach in Kannur district with lush greenery around. This beach has a naturally clean and closely packed sand which makes it drivable. Beach is very long 4-5 km and is a pleasant place to spend time. Lots of adventure activities like para gliding/ para sailing etc. are arranged in this beach regularly.

Historical monuments of Kerala are

The Palaces at Sree Padmanabhapuram located 30 km from Trivandrum are the largest Palaces ever constructed from wood and granite in India. Recently in news for the vast treasures unearthed here that are centuries old. This was the Royal Headquarters of Travancore until early 20th century.
The Hill Palace in Kochi, houses more than 200 artifacts including the hugely valuable Cochin Crown as well as other rare Crown Jewels.
The forts at Bekal, Palakkad and Thalassery date from the pre-British Raj era.
The Cherman Perumal Mosque at Kodungallor is the world's second oldest intact mosque and houses many rare artifacts.

Eco-tourism villages

Kerala was the first state to formally embrace the eco-tourism concept in South Asia, and has made considerable strides in this respect.
Akkalum Tourist Village in Trivandrum is set in a very clean and green environment. There is a floating bridge and beautiful landscaped gardens. Many famous statues and sculptures dot the area.
Thenmala Eco-Tourist Village in Kollam is the first such place in India, with an intense focus on the natural environment. Exhibits include 27 rare trees, a butterfly garden, nature trail, a deer park, lotus garden, jasmine garden, many sculptures and a large musical fountain. Adventure sports, trekking, boating and fishing are soem of activities offered.
Kumbalangi Model Village for Sustainable Tourism near Kochi was once a sleepy fishing village. Today it is a popular visitor atraction with a planned focus on sustainability. There are many small homestays where visitors can interact with locals, understand their lifestyle, go fishing, learn recipes etc.

We arrange tours to all the above destinations. Besides, these we arrange pilgrimage tours to Guruvayur, Chottanikara, Poornathrayesa temples. Tours to destinations outside Kerala like visit to Madurai Temples, Ooty, Mudumalai, Masinagudi, Mysore Palace, Hassan, Bangalore Hospet, Hampi, Udupi, Goa.

Other things to note

Any damage to the property or fixtures will be deducted from the advance so please leave it in the condition we give it to you.
Alcohol/Drugs/Explosives/Firearms are strictly prohibited in the Rooms. Any such objectionable item found will be reported to the authorities.

Wireless Internet
Hot Tub
Free parking on premise
Laptop friendly workspace

Extra people £12 / night after the first guest
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House Rules
Not suitable for pets
Check in is anytime after 12PM (noon)

- Drinking is not Allowed
- Check In 12 Pm Check Out 11 AM


Safety features
First aid kit
Lock on bedroom door

On Fridays and Saturdays the minimum stay is 1 night.

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Kochi, IndiaJoined in October 2016
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Am an ex central Government employee. Now enjoying my Retirement days. i Run Anns Residency which is a beautiful home stay set in serene surroundings in the heart of Fort Cochin. I believe in making your stay a memorable experience and one to treasure. My house is a beautifully renovated mansion set in serene surrounding ,with greenery all around, with its ponds and giant fish tanks with colorful fishes and lovely colorful birds is a real haven, a sanctuary which would mesmerize your senses and make your stay a unique one.

Languages: English, Hindi

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