Ernakulam is known as the commercial capital of Kerala, as the Cochin Stock Exchange is located here. A modern day hub for aspiring entrepreneurs, Ernakulam once served as the capital of the Kingdom of Kochi. Ernakulam is a major financial and commercial hub due to it’s proximity to the Cochin Port. The city’s rich heritage and culture has made it one of the best domestic tourist spots in Kerala. Hotels in Ernakulam cater to all tourists, with upscale 5 star rated options to 2 star and 3 star rated accommodations and budget hotels. Treebo hotels in Ernakulam provide in-room amenities like a coffee table, a TV with cable/DTH connection and an attached bathroom. Treebo amenities like free WiFi, complimentary breakfast and branded toiletries are provided during your stay here. Air travel to Ernakulam is easy, owing to the fact that the Cochin International Airport is located about 27 km from here. You can book flights to all major Indian cities, as well as a few middle-eastern and south-asian cities from here. The Ernakulam Junction Railway Station is one of the major railway junctions in Kerala. The Ernakulam Town Railway Station is close by, located towards the northern part of the area. The Ernakulam KSRTC bus terminal is located within 3 km of here making transport by bus convenient. The four-laned National Highway 66 passes through Ernakulam, and provides access to many parts of the city. There is also ferry services available, plying to Willington Island, Mattancherry, Fort Kochi & Mulavukad. Ernakulam has a whole lot to offer curious tourists. Take a walk down the picturesque Marine Drive, Kochi, to catch the beautiful view. The drive is lined with apartments, the GCDA shopping complex, Priyadarshini Children’s Park and The Public Ground. Nature lovers can visit the Mangalavanam Bird sanctuary, and lose themselves in the tranquil surroundings. Drop by LuLu International Shopping Mall and the Mahatma Gandhi Road, both within 7 km of here. Bolgatty is one of the islands of Cochin, and is famous for water sports, multi-cuisine restaurants, farmhouses, and its international marina. It is located about 6 km from Ernakulam, and can be easily accessed by road or water.