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Vivanta by Taj - Malabar

| Willingdon Island, Kochi (Cochin) 682009, India
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Bangalore
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went here with family and was pleasantly surprised with the hotel and its location. It has the standard predictable Taj experience in terms of service and effectiveness. The rooms are good. The location excellent. You can walk out of the hotel on to the marine drive of cochin. Plus don't miss the hotel organized ferry ride too.

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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...

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My visit to India was a three week journey through Mumbai, Goa and Kochi. While initially I thought the Goa would be the highlight, I discovered that Kochi and Kerala were the most memorable. The Taj Malabar is exceptional in their service and location. The hotel provided me with a driver/guide each day. The driver, Biju Vargas, made my stay...

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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 5 days ago NEW

The hotel has a real colonial feel to it and the history of the building is displayed through out the lobby area. We received a very warm welcome from staff on arrival and a high standard of service during our stay. We ate in two of the restaurants and the food was very good. The breakfast was excellent. Our room...

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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 being a valued patron and write to you in reference to your feedback regarding your 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 refine our processes to...

Rhondda Cynon Taff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

On a recent cruise stop in Kochi I booked treatments in the Taj Malabar Spa. I did this as there is not too much to see in Kochi. I had emailed them before the visit and they kindly sent me a list of treatments and costings. I was cruising with Celebrity and the cost of one spa treatment was in...

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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 Spa experience was truly wonderful due to our warm and friendly services. Thank you once again for your feedback,...

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

it was a lovely place by the welcoming of staff and I feel the peace of the environment and is a good place for relaxing. the history building adding an important value to the hotel and the dining in there restaurant was a very great experience cleaned and very tasty food

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj- Malabar, Cochin! 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. It is the feedback from our esteemed and valued guests which gives us an opportunity to further enhance and refine our processes to...

Stamford, Connecticut
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The hotel is well maintained and the staff is doting and pleasant, as you would expect from a Taj property. Rooms are well appointed, though I think the window between the bathroom and the bedroom (with a pull down shade) is odd and should be removed in the next renovation. The property has nice views and several restaurants on site....

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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....

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel goes the extra mile and more. The service and accommodation are of a high standard. We enjoyed several meals from a choice of 4 restaurants and they were all delicious. Breakfast buffet was delicious. They offer a complimentary high tea each afternoon as well as a complimentary cruise on the port and also a cultural show. The location...

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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,...

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Taj brand has an excellent reputation, and our previous experiences at these hotels filled us with confidence that we were going to have a fantastic Christmas in Kerrala. The staff are most definitely the strong point of this hotel, very friendly, extremely helpful and polite and proud of the service they provide. The hotel is well appointed with a...

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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. However, we have also made a note on your concerns on the services during the breakfast and BBQ, which we...

Panjim, India
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is a very small yet very classy and elegant property. The location is awsome. We sat on their wooden dock for hours checking out different container carriers load and unload onto the port. We took their complementary boat ride as well.very nice hotel. We actually drove in our car from Goa to kochi and goofed up while our...

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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...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a late response as this was for a stay in August 2012. Our stay here was amazing, we had our daughter who was 23 months at the time and she still remembers the teddy bear, umbrella and ice cream she received upon checking in. The staff, including the head chef spoke to her and cooked her special pasta...

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj-Malabar, Cochin! We are pleased to know that you thoroughly enjoyed your visit back in 2012 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...

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Spa
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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: $174 - $479 (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
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#3 Spa Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#3 Romantic Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#3 Family Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#3 Luxury Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
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“Heritage rooms are larger but do not have a view of the water”
 of 5 bubbles Apsara65, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on higher floors overlooking the harbour”
 of 5 bubbles 491sunilu, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Corner rooms have great views”
 of 5 bubbles duskyman, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Corner suites offer amazing views of the harbor”
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