Why not head for the inventive and sophisticated Malabar House?
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The Malabar House is not just another Cochin hotel, it is a documented part of Fort Cochin's & Kerala's historical fabric.
Its history dates back to 1755, when Jan Herman Clausing, a Dutch, bought the property from Mathew Henrich Beyls. Subsequently owned by spice traders, tea traders & bankers, in 1996 it became Fort Cochin's first boutique heritage hotel.
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