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New York City, New York
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed at this hotel for two nights. For me the best part of the hotel was its location. Very near many historical sights by walking along the beach close by which in the evening is a popular market area. The owner was very pleasant. Next door is a lovely restaurant as well. I had breakfast which was plentiful for...

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elphinstoneR, Manager at Elphinstone Residency, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your valuable review, We thank you again for token of appreciation. We would like to explain our room category which is Standard room with fan, Standard AC room , Deluxe room & super Deluxe room, We alloted you standard AC room as per your booking, Our deluxe room and super deluxe room are...

Asansol, India
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Good location for those who want to enjoy fort Kochi area and wanna stay in Kochi for a day or two. Close to beach. you can just walk down to the main market and enjoy watching fishermen catching fish using Chinese net. The in-house restaurant serves excellent food. However no room service available. Not even drinking water is available in...

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elphinstoneR, Manager at Elphinstone Residency, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Sweta, Thank you for submitting your review. It is very much valuable for us. We have noticed your points and made immediate arrangements. We can send you the bill if you can write us a mail at elphinstoneresidency1@gmail.com , I am New manager of this hotel, It may take some time for me to track your reservation details...

Thrissur (Trichur), Kerala, India
Reviewed 6 August 2016

I stayed here more than a year back with my wife on a weekend trip. Very classy and historical place, amazing cafe and ambience. good food but staff was not prompt . im very much satisfied in staying here and would advice anyone.

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elphinstoneR, Manager at Elphinstone Residency, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your valuable review. I really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. By sharing your experience you are helping us what we do well and where we need to improve. With best regards and warm wishes we are ready to welcome you again at Elphinstone Residency. Yours Sincerely, Neetu Fernandez Accommodation...

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 10 March 2016

Arrived late and hotel did not have our reservation. They upgraded us to cottage that would have been nice however there is no internet in the cottage, tv was broken and back of toilet broken. To top it off there was a stagnant fountain in the garden with a swarm of mosquitos. Had to use our own misquito net in...

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elphinstoneR, Manager at Elphinstone Residency, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent stay with us, I certainly appreciate your critique as your feedback allows me to focus on what needs improving. We have noticed all the mentioned points carefully and have taken appropriate steps to overcome the faults. . By sharing your experience you are helping us what we...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 8 February 2016

We returned from our Kerela trip yesterday.We started the trip with the stay at Elphinstone Residency.Great location and the best part of the hotel is the entrance. It gives a fantastic European feel .The manager Sandeep is extremely friendly and courteous but he cannot make up for the lack of staff and room service.There is no room service and poor...

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elphinstoneR, Manager at Elphinstone Residency, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your valuable review. I really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. By sharing your experience you are helping us what we do well and where we need to improve. We regret we could not turn your stay comfortable but invites you and assure you best stay during your next visit...

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 January 2016

I had been travelling with a group and wanted a few days to myself when I booked this spot. I was originally in the cottage at the back, but I found it too noisy. When I explained this problem to the staff they moved me in to the main house which was much quieter and, in my opinion, has slightly...

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elphinstoneR, Manager at Elphinstone Residency, responded to this review

Dear Loren, Thank you very much for your valuable review. I really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. By sharing your experience you are helping us what we do well and where we need to improve. With best regards and warm wishes we are ready to welcome you again at Elphinstone Residency. Yours sincerely, Neetu Fernandez

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Elphinstone Residency can certainly boast of its great location, heritage and hospitality in the heart of Fort Kochi. It is just a few minutes walk to the beach and the Chinese fishing nets. We booked a budget room for two nights in this hotel through Cleartrip. But due to some issues with the budget room, we got a complimentary upgrade...

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elphinstoneR, Manager at Elphinstone Residency, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sending such kind, enthusiastic complements, I certainly appreciate your rave review. Your positive feedback allows us to know our efforts are appreciated and motivates us toward persistence and perfection. warm wishes, For Elphinstone Residency

Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed here two nigths from 6-8 January 2016. The room was nice and neat with AC, although it lacked a tv. Staf was very friendly, although they could be a bit more assertive for my taste. I must say, the breakfast was outstanding and being next to one of the finest (fish)restaurants in Fort Cochin, for food you are...

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elphinstoneR, Manager at Elphinstone Residency, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sending such kind, enthusiastic complements, I certainly appreciate your rave review. Your positive feedback allows us to know our efforts are appreciated and motivates us toward persistence and perfection. Warm wishes, for Elphinstone Residency

Cairo, Egypt
Reviewed 29 December 2015

Myself and ma wife arrived at the hotel early morning at 5 am and still they have made all arrangements for the stay the check in time is 12 noon still they managed evrything the guy who is one the desk was really help full in guiding us to visit the near by attractive place and they have arranged house...

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elphinstoneR, Manager at Elphinstone Residency, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for supportive feedback, Looking forward to see you once again with us at Elphinstone Residency. Warm wishes, Neetu Fernandez

Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

As a single lady, was skeptical of staying at any given place. Was very particular to speak to them before arriving, they offered a deal I couldn't refuse. Then when i arrived the place, it was as wonderful & quaint as it seemed on the net. The staff were warm and hospitable during my stay. I would recommend this place...

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  • Free Breakfast
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A calm and peaceful atmosphere. We have in house restaurant which is the Number One restaurant in Fort Kochin named "OCEANOS." And a Cafe Named 'Buzz Deli Cafe' ... more   less 

Additional Information about Elphinstone Residency

Address: Elphinstone Road | Near Fort Kochi Beach, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
Region: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
Price Range: €20 - €62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Elphinstone Residency 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Avoid the rooms next to Ocenia restaurant”
 of 5 bubbles Krishnaa1984, 8 Feb 2016 | Read review
“I would choose the rooms inside the main house, they are quieter and stay cooler.”
 of 5 bubbles LorenNomad, 27 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Cottage with antique beds”
 of 5 bubbles 520tamerh, 29 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Standard AC rooms would be my choice as the luxury one is in the back with a small garden and might be noisy if other big group is staying”
 of 5 bubbles Ashish15, 6 May 2015 | Read review
“"Higher floors have less A/C unit noise"”
 of 5 bubbles 217yaserm, 26 Mar 2015 | Read review
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