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Vivanta by Taj - Malabar

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 December 2015

This hotel is perfect for families or business, I stayed here for three nights, the rooms are comfortable, clean, big and well equipped, the food served is amazing with no Deli Bellies, and the India Massage in the Spa is one not to miss.

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SumanDSharma, 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 happy to know that you had a comfortable stay at 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...

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 30 November 2015

This hotel is elegant and set to the colonial era, yet it is updated to have all the necessities of our world today. We stayed for only one night and I wish we'd had more time to enjoy it. The staff were all very courteous, friendly and willing to help whenever needed. We had actual keys to the rooms which...

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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...

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 28 November 2015

During our visit to Kochi with one of our German friend, we decided to stay in Taj Malabar Hotel. Our stay in the hotel has been very nice. The view of the backwaters right from the window of the hotel room has been amazing. The hotel staff has been very friendly. The house keeping and room service has been great....

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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 very rewarding for the team to realize that their warm, professional and anticipatory service very much contributed towards your stay experience. My team and I look forward to your continued visits and take this opportunity to assure...

Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

April was not the best time to be in Kochi but still staying here made us forget the horrible weather. Its located on Willingdon Island. Away from hustle bustle of the city which suited us perfectly. About an hours drive (a little less maybe) from the airport. Stayed here for 2 nights and the hospitality was perfect. The staff as...

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj-Malabar, Cochin! Thank you very much for your kind feedback on the hotel. I am glad to note that the overall quality of service and facilities at the hotel measured up to your expectation. We have also made a note on opportunities for improvement. Let me assure you that we will certainly work on...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

I spent here two nights in this hotel. I really liked it. It has spacious rooms, beautiful lobby, delicious breakfast, nice views, beautiful pool and very warm staff. It is about 1 hour drive from the airport. They arranged for my pick-up and drop-off at the airport in a very comfortable car with wifi. (Notice that the transportation to and...

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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,...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 25 November 2015

I would like to mention the warm welcome we received on arrival from Mr.Sunil Panicker and he kept in regular contact with us throughout our stay. He provided us with all the relevant guidance relating to places to see and also helped us with our taxi requirements. The other staff too kept the communication well and made us feel comfortable.

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj-Malabar, Cochin! It was a delight to have your feedback as this helps us to measure ourselves for the standards we have set for ourselves. I am happy to note that you had a comfortable stay with us. Indeed, it is the Taj way to ensure that all our guests receive the genuine warmth...

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 25 November 2015

My husband and I stayed at the Vivanta by Taj Cochin in the month of Sepetmber this year. As is expected from any Taj property, the staff is very warm and they take utmost care to ensure a comfortable stay for the guests. The view is amazing and one can just sit idle for hours staring at the vast expanse...

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj-Malabar, Cochin! We are delighted to receive your review of your wonderful stay with us and thank you very much for your unstinted support. 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...

Ludhiana, India
Reviewed 25 November 2015

Everyone in this hotel smiles. It is a pleasure to be in it. The room we had - a sunset view - was very good, with great view, even from the bathroom. We could look at the fishing nets without leaving the chaise lounge by the window. The hotel has three restuarants, of which Pepper serves wonderful local food. special...

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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...

Pune, India
Reviewed 23 November 2015

Wonderful stay with Taj hotel at cochin..We could enjoy the beauty o of cochin from there. From welcome drink to departure, they taken care of us well. Restaurant was simply awesome specially seafood section. sea view from room was just amazing in morning. We enjoyed the stay overall.

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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 delighted to know that you loved the property. 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 thank...

Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 21 November 2015

Had booked a deluxe room at the Vivant by Taj around a month prior to our stay in the first week of Nov 2015. We arrived at the hotel while it was raining heavily. We were greeted by a warm and courteous greeting by the friendly staff, one of them named Laika ( very helpful lady with all smiles) They...

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj-Malabar, Cochin! At the outset we are happy to know that your stay with us was excellent and we greatly appreciate the time you spent in sharing your experience with us. I am glad to note that the overall quality of service and facilities at the hotel measured up to your expectation. Looking forward...

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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
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Laundry Service
  • 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: $190 - $375 (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:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#2 Spa Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#2 Business 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
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  • 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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