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Vivanta by Taj - Malabar

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here for a couple of nights in march 2017 on a business visit. One of the many properties around there on the willingdon island. The hotel has a vintage rooms which they have continued to maintain well. The swimming pool opens up to backwaters. Was lucky to get a room with an amazing view of Cochin harbour. The hotel...

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

For the best that the Taj Group can offer in Kerala, you should try the Willingdon Island resort. You need a local taxi for sightseeing in Fort Kochi or shopping in the mainland at MG Road. The cost of the cab will be about INR 1,600 for 8 hrs. But going back to this hotel, the staff are very well...

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MathewSibi, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Malabar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj-Malabar, Cochin! I am so pleased to hear that you cherish your experience with us and appreciate the caring and personalized service offered to you by my team of dedicated staff. Your kind words of appreciation are a generous source of motivation and encouragement for us to continue offering superior value and consistent service...

United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel and there staff are what makes this hotel an unforgettable experience. The staff peoples skill are excellent and It would be difficult to single one person out, but the bar tender at the pool, I think you called him Tobin ?? was extremely kind and courteous, The only downside of the hotel is price of alcohol, shorts +...

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MathewSibi, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Malabar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj-Malabar, Cochin! At the onset I would like to thank you for taking your valuable time and effort in sharing your feedback and compliments about the hotel. It is really nice to know that your stay experience was truly wonderful due to our warm and friendly services. Thank you once again for your feedback,...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at this hotel for a couple of nights at the end of a long journey thru India. It was recommended by our travel agent. I had heard about this hotel's location and had questioned it. It's isolated in an industrial/warehouse area. So I wish we'd been more forceful in asking for a different hotel. I felt kind of...

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MathewSibi, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Malabar, responded to this review

Dear Guest Greetings from Vivanta by Taj- Malabar, Cochin! At the onset I would like to thank you for being a valued patron and write to you in reference to your feedback regarding your recent stay at Vivanta by Taj-Malabar, Cochin. It is the feedback from our esteemed and valued guests which gives us an opportunity to further enhance and...

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went to Vivanta by Taj for an Office Offsite and experience was excellent! The location was simply amazing, surrounded by water on 2 sides and on Wilingdon Island. The staff is extremely helpful, warm, courteous and attentive. They arranged all our last minute requirements. The hotel gave an heritage feel. The hotel is very well maintained and meets Taj...

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MathewSibi, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Malabar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj-Malabar, Cochin! At the onset I would like to thank you for taking your valuable time and effort in sharing your feedback and compliments about the hotel. It is really nice to know that your stay experience was truly wonderful due to our warm and friendly services. Thank you once again for your feedback,...

Coimbatore, India
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Food was not Good. Breakfast lacked good tasty indian food. only raw cut vegetables and fruits were the majority. To cater for foreigners if you make food like foreign country then why should they visit India. In my opinion more importance should be given to Indian food.

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MathewSibi, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Malabar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj-Malabar, Cochin! I take this opportunity to thank you for being a valued patron and sharing your valuable thoughts. It is the feedback from our esteemed and valued guests which gives us an opportunity to further enhance and refine our processes to achieve customer delight. At the same time it is a matter of...

Corby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an overnight stay at this hotel. we loved the hotel. our room had a spectacular view of the kochi harbour and the Arabian sea the gardens below. The hotel offers many comfortable facilities which is expected from the Taj brand. The restaurant offers lavish buffet breakfast and dinner in sea facing sit outs. The hotel offer a free...

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MathewSibi, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Malabar, responded to this review

Dear Guest Greetings from Vivanta by Taj-Malabar, Cochin! At the outset I would like to thank you being a valued patron and happy to know that you had a comfortable stay at our hotel. It is the feedback from our esteemed and valued guests which gives us an opportunity to further enhance and refine our processes to achieve customer delight....

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved our stay here. The heritage room was a nice size and everything was very clean- it is what you would expect from a Taj Hotel. The staff in the restaurants were very attentive and looked out for all our needs. A special (unsolicited) thanks to George and Alex. One small thing- they obviously give out little gifts to...

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MathewSibi, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Malabar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj-Malabar, Cochin! At the outset, it is our pleasure to know that you had an enjoyable stay at Vivanta by Taj-Malabar, Cochin and we really appreciate the time and effort taken to reach out to us. It is a matter of great pride that our services and facilities enhanced your stay experiences, making it...

NEW DELHI, India
Reviewed 1 week ago

Taj Malabar is a luxurious hotel apt both for business as well as leisure. Location is excellent. The view of water front is unparalleled. The staff is friendly and courteous. Suits are plush and comfortable. Room service is efficient and accommodating. Rooms are spacious, modern and comfortable with all necessary equipment. Business center is efficient. Highly recommended.

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Dear Guest Greetings from Vivanta by Taj-Malabar, Cochin! At the outset I would like to thank you being a valued patron and happy to know that you had a comfortable stay at our hotel. It is the feedback from our esteemed and valued guests which gives us an opportunity to further enhance and refine our processes to achieve customer delight....

Cochi, India
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful hotel with excellent facilities. Staff went that extra mile to look after you and spoil you. While we were there there was a complimentary high tea, then cruise around the harbour and also a cultural dance show. Pool staff brought us cold water and complimentary ice creams. Food was very good and seafood barbecue is recommended. A real treat...

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj-Malabar, Cochin! At the onset we are most delighted to note that you had a wonderful experience in our hotel and would like to thank you for letting us know how impressed you were with the services offered by our team during your stay. We are glad to understand that our product and services...

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on Willingdon Island with a magnificent view of Cochin harbour, Vivanta by Taj - Malabar is a fine balance between yesterday and tomorrow. Our lobby is a unique mix of chic and classic. The heritage wing, built in 1935, reflect the inherent beauty of Cochin. And the tower wing houses newly renovated guestroom suites, each a delicate mix of the classic with the contemporary. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vivanta by Taj - Malabar

Address: | Willingdon Island, Kochi (Cochin) 682009, India
Region: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
Price Range: RM594 - RM1,153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Vivanta by Taj - Malabar 5*
Number of rooms: 96
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Also Known As:
Vivanta By Taj - Malabar Hotel Kochi (Cochin)
Taj Malabar Cochin Kochi
Taj Malabar Cochin Hotel Kochi
Vivanta By Taj - Malabar Kochi (Cochin), Kerala, India
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#2 Business Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#2 Spa Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#3 Romantic Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#3 Family Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
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“Higher floor = better view. We were told there is a low-rise section of hotel with no view. Ask for a room in the tower section.”
aginsf, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“sea view rooms are better”
Niks1203, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Take waterfront facing room”
anands983, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“High Floor”
  • A plate of fruit FOC delivered with our prawns to our room on the first night
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  • Wonderful
  • Even the bath
  • the Peacock
  • So cute
  • Signet swan
  • Very beautiful
AlandPawn, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Choose a room which is a corner room and on a higher floor for a spectacular view.”
Chatter44, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
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