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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I, along with his parents, had a most beautiful three days at this hotel. It has a fantastic location which gives you views of the Kochin port and the old city. We saw dolphins at every high tide, container and Indian navy ships. Excellent dining, especially if you enjoy authentic Kerala seafood. We ventured out in the...

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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...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 3 nights and truly enjoyed the stay. We stayed as a family with a suite and interconnecting room. Vivanta team is fantastic offering excellent service and very welcoming. Amazing food at two of its three restaurants. Breakfast was great. it has an evening sunset cruise and 24 hour cafe serving coffee and tea. There is a an excellent...

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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,...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in Vivanta for one night. I had dinner at the Rice boat, which was excellent, expensive (Almost 6000 RS) but worth it. The views from my room were superb, as I had a sea view room. The breakfast was ok, but the waiters were slow and forgetful. I had to ask for water 4 times before they brought...

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj Malabar, Cochin! At the outset I would like to thank you for taking your valuable time and effort in sharing your points of view about 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....

Kochi, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel staff were outstanding in the service that they provided, and the ambience of relaxed perfection was a delight. The location added to the experience, and made for a great stay. Overall, the hotel provided for a memorable stay in a delightful 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,...

Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice place to go. We initially made reservations in the rice-boat, but decided to stay outside and see the sunset from the terrace. Beautiful views on the harbour. Excellent advice given by our waiter who made sure we got the right dishes. Would certainly go here again.

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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...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Vivanta by Taj is located in Wellington Island - overlooking Fort Kochi and the Marine Lines. The cool breeze from the waters will definitely make you stay comfortable. The rooms are posh and well appointed. The property has an old-world charm about it and makes you feel cozy. The staff are all very pleasant and courteous. The food is excellent...

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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,...

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful old historic hotel with very nice grounds. We stayed in the newer tower part of the hotel and the room was clean comfortable and well appointed. The complementary evening cruise around the harbour was a nice introduction Cochin. Food was vary good, but just missed that something extra to be exceptional. Service was good, but I found that unlike...

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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. It is the feedback from our esteemed and valued guests which gives us an opportunity to further enhance and refine our...

mumbai, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel has an excellent location and a fantastic view. while it is located a bit far from the airport, we found it quite well located from the Fort Kochi sightseeing or Ernakulam shopping point of view. Staff was very good, barring the refusal to serve food in the outside seating area. Ask for higher floors to get fantastic view....

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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. We are happy to know that you had a great experience at the hotel and I have taken the liberty to communicate your feedback to my entire team at the hotel. At the same time...

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this hotel for our anniversary. We were upgraded to this beautiful corner room with large windows that looked out to the sea on two sides. It made us feel like we were in a floating room! The staff was very courteous. Special mention to Nobu, the chef who went out of the way to make our meals special....

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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. We are delighted to know that you had a great experience at the hotel and an enjoyable stay and I have taken the liberty to communicate your feedback to my entire team at the hotel....

Kelso, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This property is a delight to visit. Location is wonderful and a great place just to veg out and relax! Shopping is some distance away so the pool and the backwaters beckon! Daily cruise at sunset is super. Good variety of dining options,though favourite has to be the evening BBQ on the terrace. Staff are great and really helpful. Good...

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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,...

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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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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Banquet Room
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
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: $169 - $463 (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)
#2 Luxury Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#3 Family Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#3 Romantic Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#3 Spa Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
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“The prices were not high for us given the quality. We had a room facing away from the garden, meaning that it was quieter.”
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“Room overlooking the port provides amazing view”
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“The suites are really beautiful”
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