5 expert reviews
“Step inside this chunky white 18th-century colonial British bungalow at the edge of the Parade Maidan, and you're immediately cooled by rooms in vibrant colors.”
"Luxurious but homey, this early-18th-century Dutch villa once housed European traders and bankers." Full review
Don't miss the chocolate-filled samosas in mango sauce, the restaurant's signature dessert.
"What may just be one of the fanciest boutique hotels in Kerala, Malabar flaunts its über-hip blend of modern colours and period fittings like it’s not even trying" Full review
"It is now a sumptuous heritage boutique hotel, decorated with contemporary art as well as antiques from around India." Full review
Mr & Mrs Smith
"Two 18th-century colonial-style villas surrounding a courtyard in Kerala, The Malabar House hotel is an exotic escape that's refreshingly removed from the hustle and bustle" Full review
Perhaps their plan was to use the suites as bait to make sure we’d come back again?