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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our travel agent recommended this hotel for our stay in Kochi for three nights. Two couples and myself had been on a tour of 20 people in the north and central India and the five of us wanted to visit the province of Kerola in the south.The Taj Malabar is a very nice hotel on the water close to Old...

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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! We are delighted to receive the review of your wonderful stay with us. It is indeed a team effort with an unwavering goal towards guest satisfaction, which constantly motivates us to be on our toes. I am happy to note that the services rendered by my team were to your satisfaction. Our...

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Another great Taj property hotel. Very well maintained hotel property. Room was large a very comfortable with sea view. The breakfast and lunch buffet was good. Not much to do off the property. We took a site seeing tour as the hotel is far from the main markets and shops. Note that the hotel does not serve liquor. A few...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 1 week ago

Vivanta By Taj Malabar is in a class on its own - superb service, superb location. It has everything going for it. The new wing is better than the heritage wing. Always seek a sea facing room. The boat trip in the evening is a must for first time visitors. The only flaw was when we visited the hotel this...

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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 would like to thank you for taking your valuable time and effort in sharing your feedback and compliments of the 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. We have also made...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time i fly to Kochin i stay here at this amazing property. I personally love to stay at Vivanta By Taj properties as their service is always excellent and was definitely not disappointed by Vivanta By Taj- Malabar. The view of the sea is amazing especially in the monsoon season! Breakfast is amazing and really really tasty. Rooms are...

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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...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the great properties of Taj in cochin. Located far off from city on an island. Perfect destination for holidays. (+) Nice location Provides boat ride Nice pool (-) Very far from City Building needs renovation

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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! Thank you very much for your kind comments on the hotel. I am glad to note that the overall quality of services and facilities at the hotel measured up to your expectation. We have also made a note on opportunities for improvement and have shared your concerns with the design and development...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed one night over the Diwali holiday weekend and got spoilt. Was upgraded to a suite (amazing), and the staff couldn't have been any nicer! Dinner in the Boatshed was delicious, and the old-world feel of the whole hotel was wonderful. Would happily take the family back for a longer stay!

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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...

Cochin, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cochin is very nice place, people were nice and kind. The Taj otel was very good. The location is buitiful hotel was clean the staff was very helpfull. The size was the room was big. Breakfast is great and resturants as well.

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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...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location is mesmerizing...located at Confluence of Arabian Sea and Vembanad lake and Cultural confluence of Chines, Arab, Portuguese, Dutch and English Cochin is known as the Queen of Arabian sea. You can very well say that this hotel is a jewel in the crown...right from the lemon mint and oyster garland, your experience extends to the city of Cochin through...

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj-Malabar, Cochin! At the outset, we are delighted to know that you had a great experience at the hotel and an enjoyable stay. We are glad to note that the overall quality of services and facilities at our hotel measured up to your expectation. I am certain your feedback will serve as a source...

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed there as a couple with our parents (8ppl) for a 1 night stop over before heading back to bangalore. View, Rooms,facilities, staff were all amazing and fab. We did have few issues regards to room being booked via Booking.com stating no breakfast included but after long debate and showing confirmation to the manager we managed to get breakfast...

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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 stay at Vivanta by Taj-Malabar, Cochin. We are sorry to know about your unfavourable experience at our hotel and thank you for taking out the time to...

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had been here with my extended family so we were some 12 of us and it was a great experience we stayed here for 3 nights before moving on to another part of Kerala we enjoyed the spa and the buffet breakfast which served up some amazing authentic Kerala goodies! Loved the whole experience the kids really enjoyed the...

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj-Malabar, Cochin! We are pleased to know that you thoroughly enjoyed your visit and had a memorable experience at our hotel. I have conveyed your splendid comments to the entire team for whom it has been a source of encouragement. The team and I are thankful for your valuable feedback and look forward to...

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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: RM527 - RM2,290 (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:
#2 Business Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#3 Romantic Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#3 Family Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#3 Spa Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#4 Luxury Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
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“Sea facing room. Take a sunset room in the new wing or a suite”
 of 5 bubbles raghupalat, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“It is worth the extra to get a room with a balcony, watching the sunset after the cruise was pretty cool!”
 of 5 bubbles , 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms above 3rd floor has got amazing sea views.”
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“sea side room with the garden view are really great and romantic”
 of 5 bubbles , 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
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