ABAD Dutch Bungalow -The Heritage Hotel in Fort Kochi
Dutch Bungalow is a Heritage property located in Fort Kochi. It was built in 1668 by the Dutch East India company and named as “Crystal Palace”. The natives called it “Kannadi Malika” meaning “Palace of glass”. The British took over the building in 1796 and used it for naval purposes. It came private possession in 1874. Among the hotels in Fort Kochi, Dutch Bungalow is one of the first heritage hotel and 350 years old.
This Heritage hotel has 14 rooms, 12 in the main building and 2 adjoining the pool (8 heritage classic rooms, 4 heritage boutique rooms, two with french corridors and two suite rooms with patio facing the pool). It is situated in close proximity to the Beach, Parade ground, Chinese fishing nets and St.Francis Church and a short drive to the Synagogue and Mattanchery palace. It is 40 Kms from Cochin International airport and 12 Kms from Ernakulam Railway station.