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9 Best Places To Stay In Kerala, India

Published Jun 15, 2017

Kerala is a state on India’s tropical Malabar coast along the Arabian Sea shoreline. This place is popularly known as “God’s Own Country”. This beautiful land of Kerala exudes a benign charm. Your journey to Kerala would take you on adventures and close to nature and its beauty. Today, Kerala is among the top 10 tourist hotspots in the world by virtue of its scenery. Here is the list of beautiful places where you can stay and enjoy Kerala’s beauty:

1. Kochi Marriott Hotel (from 132 USD)

Experience the best of Kochi with Kochi Marriott Hotel. The Kochi Marriott Hotel is located on the campus of LuLu Mall, near the city’s vibrant IT district. Each of its cozy and comfortable rooms feature air conditioning, a minibar, and a flat-screen TV. Kochi Marriott Hotel welcomes you with a seamless blend of convenience in its modern style. This hotel is one of the tallest in the area and includes a helipad. You can easily reach many of Kochi’s popular attractions from this hotel. There are many food options available from the onsite kitchen which includes Indian, Asian and Arabian dishes. You won’t forget your stay at Kochi Marriott Hotel!

Kochi Marriott Hotel

Address: Lulu International Shopping Mall, 682024 Cochin, India (see map)

Price: from 132 USD

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2. Courtyard by Marriott Kochi Airport (from 75 USD)

If you are looking for luxury then experience Courtyard by Marriott Kochi Airport. Discover luxury, style and excellent value at Courtyard by Marriott Kochi, with 5 star accommodation and a hassle free location near the airport. The hotel features a view of the pool, air-conditioned rooms with furnished wardrobes and a seating area. Their 24 hour front desk is always ready to assist with luggage storage, laundry, and car rental services. Its in-house restaurant named MoMo cafe serves multi cuisine dishes throughout the day which you can enjoy with your friends. They also offer a bar and provide room service.

Courtyard by Marriott Kochi Airport

Address: Block No. 9 in Akaparambu Kara in Nedumbassery Village, 683572 Nedumbassery, India (see map)

Price: from 75 USD

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3. Purity (from 109 USD)

Purity is located on the shores of Lake Vembanad. The hotel is located 10 km (6 mi) from Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary and Marari Beach. Each of its rooms are equipped with air-conditioning and will provide you with a flat-screen cable TV, a terrace, private bathroom and a minibar. If you want to enjoy a lake view and a pool view, then this hotel’s rooms are the best. An array of activities can be enjoyed on site or in the surroundings which include cycling, and services like laundry and dry cleaning are available. You can also enjoy Indian and international cuisines at the in-house restaurant.


Address: East of Muhamma Police Station, Muhamma P.O, Alleppey, 688525 Mararikulam, India (see map)

Price: from 109 USD

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4. Sea Hut Homestay (from 47 USD)

Sea Hut is a homestay with 4 independent double bedrooms with a common veranda. Listening to the sound of the ocean whispering in your ear brings you closer to nature. This is a place that does not need any technology to keep you engaged; nature alone is enough. One of the most attractive places of this homestay is the backyard, a huge area where children can play on the sand and you can enjoy nature and its beauty. This is the perfect homestay if you want to run away from the hectic city and somewhere to enjoy yourself on a vacation with traditional Kerala food.

Sea Hut Homestay With Aircon

Number of Guests: 2

Price: from 47 USD

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5. The Gateway Hotel Varkala (A Taj Hotel) (from 120 USD)

Located between the majestic red cliffs, on a hillock overlooking the Arabian Sea, the Gateway Hotel Varkala gives you a chance to unwind on a business trip. It offers peaceful retreats with stunning views and features an outdoor pool with sunken bar. With a sea or garden view from the oversized windows, the spacious rooms give you immense pleasure to enjoy your tour of Kerala. The hotel also has a massage center, scenic backwater cruises, and a library lounge. It is a short drive from the famous 2,000-year-old Janardhanaswamy Temple and from Varkala Railway Station.

The Gateway Hotel Varkala (A Taj Hotel)

Address: Janardhanapuram, 695141 Varkala, India (see map)

Price: from 120 USD

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6. Radisson Blu Kochi (from 58 USD)

Radisson Blu Kochi features stylish, contemporary interiors and a friendly, knowledgeable staff who is committed to providing the best experience to guests. It boasts 5 dining options and a rooftop swimming pool. It stands out as the city’s sole upper upscale hotel. Radisson Blu Kochi is located in the heart of Ernakulam city and provides access to prominent businesses, transportation and prime shopping destinations like Lulu Mall and the stores along M G Road. Each of its 150 rooms offer a modern decor, air-conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a personal safe. Room service is easily available around the clock and you will always find something delectable at their four on-site restaurants. It will be a great choice for you if you love nature, scenery, and relaxation.

Radisson Blu Kochi

Address: S.A Road, Elamkulam Junction, Kadavantara, Ernakulam, 682020 Cochin, India (see map)

Price: from 58 USD

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7. Lake House with Tropical Garden (from 106 USD)

If you want to escape your routine, then you should stay in this stylish two bedroom house which will give you a 180-degree view of the lake, stunning view of the expansive tropical garden and drenched courtyard. This house accommodates up to 6 persons. The artistic house is set near the edge of the lake and is located in Kayapuram village, between Cochin and Alleppey. It is designed to enjoy the glorious sunrise and the panoramic view of the lake. There are a number of resorts near to this house, and it is the perfect place for people who would like to just relax and enjoy the calm.

Lake Hotel with Tropical Garden

Number of Guests: 6

Price: from 106 USD

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8. Aveda Kumarakom (from 115 USD)

Aveda Kumarakom is a beautiful luxury resort, designed to relax and rejuvenate your soul, body, and mind. It offers you an outdoor swimming pool, a spa, and a wellness center. The resort is located just a few steps from the Vembanad Lake; untouched and timeless beauty surrounds the entire resort. They provide an electric kettle and private bathroom in each of the room and you will have other facilities like entertainment, a games room, and a tour desk. Its in-house restaurant named La Breeze serves Indian, Chinese and continental delights while you can enjoy the best seafood at Vembanad. A perfect resort for a relaxing holiday with endless memories that pleased your soul.

Aveda Kumarakom

Address: V/240 A, Amankari Road, Kumarakom Village (W), Kottayam District, Kerala, India (see map)

Price: from 115 USD

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9. Vivanta by Taj Malabar (from 101 USD)

This beautiful property is a 12 minute walk from the beach. The 5 star Taj Malabar presents a first-rate spa, a landscaped pool, and 24-hour fitness center. It features classic interior and well-furnished rooms. Unlike other hotels, rooms are equipped with a 32-inch flat screen TV, DVD player, fine wood fittings and a wood beamed ceilings. Additionally, you can enjoy tea/coffee anytime as they offer you a tea/coffee machine. You can even enjoy body scrubs and Indian massages at its Jiva spa.

Vivanta by Taj Malabar

Address: Willingdon Island, 682009 Cochin, India (see map)

Price: from 101 USD

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Come close to nature

Kerala is a wonderful place that allows you to interact with nature. You have some of the best accommodation options in Kerala, which give you numerous facilities and beautiful views, making your trip memorable. Come, enjoy and stay in the best hotels, rentals and resorts in Kerala.

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