This restored period building that now a boutique hotel sits well with its colonial era surroundings and counterparts - the great trading houses of British India when pepper from Kerala was considered as precious as gold. Like the cultures they celebrate and display, Brunton Boatyard is a five star hotel 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. The scent of colonial history is all around you as you take a tour of the historic Fort Cochin area where the hotel stands.
The Dutch legacy re-imagined. Legend has it that there were seven bastions in Fort Kochi, built by the Portuguese and strengthened by the Dutch. Adding on to this 500 year old legacy of defending oncoming conquests is CGH Earth's Eighth Bastion. Built by blending contemporary and colonial styles each room has a distinct appeal. The echoes from the past come alive here while the air carries an unmistakable sweet scent.
Designed to the last detail, the Malabar House effortlessly combines the old and new. Their 17 rooms & suites blend tradition and contemporary design. The feel is small, cozy and personal, a heaven amidst this vibrant yet historical harbor city. The Malabar House is a documented part of Fort Cochin’s historical fabric. Its history dates back to 1755, when Jan Herman Clausing, a Dutch, bought the property from Mathew Henrich Beyls. Subsequently owned by spice traders, tea traders & bankers, in 1997 it became Fort Cochin’s first boutique heritage hotel. All 17 rooms & suites are superbly crafted and have stunning colour schemes. They showcase antique and contemporary objects d’art. The alfresco Malabar Junction and Divine, the wine lounge invite you to a vibrant blend of fine dining, performing arts & the world of Indian wines