Brunton Boatyard-cgh Earth vs Secret Garden

Both Brunton Boatyard and Secret Garden are rated very highly by travel writers. Overall, Brunton Boatyard is the choice of most writers compared to Secret Garden. Brunton Boatyard is ranked #1 in Kerala with endorsements from 5 sources such as The Telegraph, Frommer's and Lonely Planet.

Brunton Boatyard-cgh Earth
9 / 10
Calwati Road, Fort Cochin, Kochi 682001, India
From $89 /night
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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"Built in a combination of Dutch and Portuguese colonial styles, this elegant hotel is on the site of a former boatyard, facing the harbor's Chinese Fishing Nets." Full review
"Situated at the water's edge on the site of a bustling boatyard, this is the best located hotel in Fort Cochin, and the space gives it the edge on Malabar House." Full review
Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"This imposing hotel faithfully reproduces 16th- and 17th-century Dutch and Portuguese architecture in its grand complex." Full review
The Telegraph
"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." Full review
Mr & Mrs Smith
"A waterfront estate built on the site of a Vistorian boatyard, Brunton Boatyard hotel pays homage to historic Fort Cochin, India's oldest European settlement, with its grand colonial-style." Full review
Secret Garden
7 / 10
Bishop Garden Lane 2, Kochi 682001, India
From $0 /night
  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Pool
  • Family Friendly
  • Dry Cleaning
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"This 2-year-old guesthouse tucked away down the backstreets not far from the Dutch Cemetery is one of the most alluring options in Kochi." Full review
Rough Guide
"Buried in a maze of narrow back lanes, this is a hidden gem, run by Icelandic architect, Thóra Guðmundsdóttir. The white-walled rooms... all open onto balconies fronting an exotic garden."

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