No prices found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
TripAdvisor Reviews Bolgatty Palace Kochi
Travel Blogs from Kochi
... Men gather outside their homes
chatting in the evenings. The shop owners work and live in the same premises,
during the day they walk between each other’s shops in conversation. There is such a sense of community, looks like
a great way to live. On another note there is no such thing as 'health and
safety’ protocol: children that look 18months old ride on motor bikes and
bicycles with their parents and no sign of a helmet –cringe. ...
Round it all up to 1400 rupees which very roughly translates to £14. This is a 'budget travel' daily bill and I did miss lunch today (add 300 rupees). It's not always been like that. Occasionally the hotel has been £50 (5000 rupees) but that has probably happened on five occasions to date. If you enjoy budget travel then allowing £20 (2000 rupees) per day will provide you with a very integrated and intimate India experience. However that is without ...
3. Laugh at Everything or "How I learned to laugh at and with the auto driver who tried to gyp me and other stories”
I've always been an unwilling participant in bargain bantering. I tend to feel like I'm pushing someone into an awkward position that either objectifies them or makes me feel like I'm living out an old colonial power struggle. I feel like I'm being pushy and condescending and unladylike (does this merit a dip into the idea of what is societal ...
... the sea. We still managed to have a good look at the Chinese fishing nets. They are legacy of the 15th century and need at least four men to operate them at high tide. Nowadays they are more efficient as tourist attraction than to fish.
Chloé was in the need for some beach action and touristy place. So we spent the week end in Varkala. It took us just over 1h by train to get there. The ride was fine. We had space and could sleep. The ride back in the first Monday ...
... next morning. That day we took a look around the local town, and went to check out the local chinese fishing nets. We had heard alot about them and seen some beautiful pictures so we expecting alot. When we got there though, the area around them seemed very dirty and the whole place smelt of rotten fish. So we took a walk further up the beach to ...