Le Meridien Hotel, Kochi, Kerala
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Le Méridien Kochi is situated in 18 acres, surrounded on each side by the tranquil backwaters of Kochi. Modern and stylish, the hotel offers everything guests could need to enjoy a relaxing visit.
Perfectly placed for exploring the coastal city of Kochi and the backwaters of Kerala during our guided tour of India, Le Meridien Hotel Kochi offers five-star accommodation and easy access to a variety of local attractions. Surrounded by calming backwaters on all sides, the hotel is spans a spacious 18 acres of land.
From Le Meridien Kochi, you can easily visit the colonial buildings of Fort Kochi, or head for a stroll along Marine Drive, with magnificent views of the backwaters and Kochi harbour by day, and amazing views of the lit-up Rainbow Bridge at night.
Rooms and services
Each of the beautiful guest rooms on offer at Hotel Le Meridien is beautifully furnished and offers premium facilities. With either king or twin beds, depending on your preference, complete with deluxe bedding, as well as air conditioning, you’re guaranteed a comfortable night’s sleep. In-room entertainment is provided by the 40-inch TV with international satellite channels, radio and high-speed Wi-Fi. You can also eat or drink in your room at any time of day with the 24-hour room service offered, mini-bar (chargeable), tea and coffee facilities and complimentary bottled water. Each room also has a beautiful marble en-suite bathroom, complete with a bathtub and shower, light-up mirror, hairdryer, robes and slippers.
Alongside the room service, an evening turndown service is offered at Le Meridien Hotel Kochi, as well as daily housekeeping. For your laundry needs, there is a launderette on site, and valet dry-cleaning is also available.
After a day of exploring this fascinating corner of India, head to the outdoor pool for a relaxing swim, with pool towels provided for you. For further relaxation, Le Meridien Kochi offers a range of facilities: you could sink into the jets of the whirlpool, enjoy a steam in the sauna, or visit the Ayuh Ayurvedic spa. Here you can relax with a number of authentic Ayurvedic spa therapies, including body scrubs, massages and therapy baths. Those who like to keep active in their spare time can head to the fitness centre, which has several cardio machines, free weights and complimentary fitness classes, or hit the jogging/fitness trail which loops around the hotel. Guests can also take to the backwaters surrounding the hotel with the boating activities on offer.
There are two excellent dining options to try during your stay at Le Meridien Kochi. Start your day at the casual restaurant, Latest Recipe, with your choice of a buffet, continental or full American breakfast, with a decadent brunch spread on offer on Sundays. Lunch and dinner options span an a la carte menu of popular regional and international dishes, focusing on locally-sourced and seasonal dishes. With a fully-stocked bar, Latest Recipe is also a great setting for a casual daytime drink.
Ember is the hotel’s fine dining restaurant, offering authentic North Indian food. Open for dinner only, it offers an excellent dining experience with a unique atmosphere. To wind down your evening, visit the Longitude 76 Bar and Lounge, a laid-back setting for enjoying an evening drink: choose from cocktails, a range of spirits, beers and more.
The 5-star Le Meridien Kochi is surrounded by stunning Kerala backwaters and offers deluxe rooms, excellent dining and an excellent central location.