Two minutes walk from sister property, Malabar House, still in the heart of the historic Dutch area of Fort Cochin is the delightful Malabar Trinity. Accommodation is in eight rooms and suites, contemporary in design, in an historic building that was once the headquarters of the Dutch East India Company. Their VOC logo still adorns the gate.
The rooms and suites are spacious and decorated with antique artworks that blend effortlessly with the modern Indian designed furniture. Colours are kept neutral and warm with splashes of colour in the soft furnishings. The overall feel is chic and contemporary, uncluttered with smooth lines and ambient lighting. The two roof garden suites and deluxe rooms have 'garden bathrooms'. All are air conditioned, have TV and DVD player and each suite has a seating area where you can relax.
The hallway is a showcase for contemporary Indian design and art alongside antique furniture which adorns this relaxing space. Breakfast is served in the dining/sitting room or you could opt to sit outside and enjoy the fresh air. There's also a small pool and decking area. Guests at Trinity have the use of all the facilities at Malabar House, including the restaurant where you will find excellent dishes, a fusion of Asian, Indonesian and Mediterranean flavours, while staying in the more private and exclusive setting of Trinity.
Open: Trinity by Malabar Escapes is open all year.
Location: Trinity is located on in the heart of the historic district. It is opposite the Parade and a few minutes walk from sister property Malabar House. It is within walking distance of many of the town’s heritage monuments. The hotel is about 42kms from the airport.
Rooms: There are 8 rooms and suites in total arranged in 2 buildings. They comprise deluxe rooms, junior suites and roof garden suites. The rooms are modern in design complete with TV and DVD players, air conditioning and en-suite bathroom. Deluxe rooms and roof garden suites have outdoor Japanese style garden bathrooms. Both styles of suite have a terrace, and roof garden suites also have a minibar.
Activities: Sightseeing in Fort Cochin. Attractions near the hotel include the Dutch Palace, the old Jewish synagogue and St Francis church. There is a popular antique market nearby at Mattancherry. Staff are happy to advise on and arrange local excursions.
Facilities: There is a dining area and patio where breakfast is served, a lounge and a 'hanging' mezzanine floor with daybeds and cushions. Outside is a small pool and decking area. All facilites at the Malabar House hotel are at your disposal, including the restaurant, wine lounge, swimming pool and Ayurveda spa, plus a travel desk and money changing facilities. Bicycles are available free of charge.
Dining: Breakfast is served on site, lunch and dinner can be enjoyed at Malabar House, a few minutes walk away.
Children: Children are welcome.
Health: We recommend malarial prophylactics for travel to India.
Communication: There is Wi-Fi internet at the hotel.