The Brunton Boatyard Hotel is a sprawling and sumptuous five-star retreat built on the ashes of a Victorian shipyard in the style of a colonial-era palace. It has British, Portuguese and Dutch architectural influences, is right on the shore of Vembanad Lake and minutes away from the heart of Fort Kochi.
The spacious rooms are all equipped with a TV, ironing facilities and hairdryer. Private bathrooms come with hot-water showers and toiletries. 24-hour room service is also available.
The Santa Cruz Basilica is a 10-minute walk from the Brunton Boatyard. Ernakulam Railway Station is 15 km away and Cochin International Airport is 42 km away. Parking is accessible free of charge.
Cochin cuisine is served in the History restaurant, while the Terrace offers grilled seafood. Other dining options include cocktails at the Armoury Bar and English tea at the On the Quadrangle Café.