'Gori Tera Gaon Bada Pyara
Maein To Gaya Maara, Aake Yahan Re
Us Par Roop Tera Saada
Chandrama Jyon Aadha, Aadha Jawaan Re.'
- K. J. Yesudas.
Those were the lyrics from one of the famous songs performed by the renowned Indian classical music singer from the city of beautiful island and sandy beaches, Kochi. The song beautifully reflects how the city lures tourists to admire its eternal beauty and eclectic charm. Kochi is a part of Ernakulam district of Kerala and a significant port located on the India's south-western coast line across the Arabian Sea. The city inhabits a population of about 612,343 people and is counted amongst the second largest metropolitan city in Kerala. Hailed as the 'God's Own Country', this lush green place is known to be the Deity's hidden hand. Tourists visiting this beautiful place for its religious significance are known to come across all kinds of high-end and cheap hotels. Some of the renowned properties in the region are listed as below.
What Are The Economical Budget Hotels in Kochi?
Tourists planning their vacation to Kochi but are tight on budget can easily find multiple options of cheap hotels in the city. Some of the popular economical accommodations include Hotel Excellency, Baywatch Beach Homes, Abad Metro, and Hotel Abad Fort Cochin. All the properties are excellently well-connected to the city and have modern rooms with other basic amenities. From business travelers to leisure tourists taking a ride to the city for sightseeing, shopping, entertainment, or just laze around; these Kochi hotels act as a convenient and comfortable base, offering a homely atmosphere to visitors in all possible ways.
Luxury Hotels in Kochi
Historically, Kochi is famously known as Cochazhi, which signifies 'a small sea' in Malayalam. There are some people who believe that 'Kochi' was named by traders from the Kublai Khan dynasty while others trust that the city derived its name from the word Kaci that means harbour. Whichever the case be, there are few luxurious hotels in the city that adds vibrancy and liveliness to this renowned historical town. One such hotel is Vivanta by Taj, Malabar. Located on the Willingdon Island, this marvellous property presents a splendid view of the Cochin harbour. It is ranked amongst some of the finest Kochi hotels that offer a fine balance between traditional and modern room architecture as expected from an avant-garde hotel. This luxury five star facility was built in the year 1935 and aptly reflects the city's inherent beauty and culture. The hotel features all the connectivity and entertainment options that a traveler requires. It's modern architecture with cosmopolitan rooms is a classical retreat. Other excellent options are Le Meridien Kochi, Kochi Marriott Hotel, Ramada Resort Cochin, and Tissa's Inn. By marking stay in these exquisitely designed luxurious properties, visitors can immaculately discover the Kerala's most happening city in a picture-perfect location.
Boutique and Independent Hotels
For travelers looking to stay in properties that are nestled in the serene Ernakulam backwaters, Hotel Aquaria, Dream Hotelsâ„¢, and Abaam Hotel are some great selections of boutique hotels. These hotels are beautifully designed with chic rooms and classy restaurant to create easier and comfortable lives for both business as well as leisure tourists in the heart of the city. Get the feel of incredible India, visit Kochi!