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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2015

An excellent place to chill out and enjoy yourself.Very friendly and courteous staff.The hotel is situated in an excellent location.It has very good security.I would strongly recommend this hotel for anybody.

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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 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,...

Bangalore
Reviewed 2 November 2015

We were at Kochi in June 2015 for an extended weekend and decided to stay at the Taj (Fort Kochi). It was the best decision because Taj made our stay so special. We had booked the sea view rooms - needless to stay that the hospitality and services exceeded all our expectations. They had a complimentary high tea followed by...

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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! 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...

Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

I stayed with my husband here, it's the most beautiful property on Wellington Island, cochin, Kerala, and finally wen v had to leave, v were feeling sad that v had to leave this beautiful property and people over thr. I look fwd to come back again.

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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 an excellent stay with us. Indeed, it is the Taj way to ensure that all our guests receive the genuine warmth...

Mumbai
Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

You can't go wrong with a Taj, and this one is no different. Location - slightly away from the airport, on an island, and surrounded by water bodies. Rooms - well appointed rooms, usual Taj service, can't complain Food - 3 restaurants, good breakfast, good service Fitness - fairly nice spa, good gym and steam room. Again, up to expectations...

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj-Malabar, Cochin! At the onset we are happy to note that you had a comfortable stay at our hotel and would like to thank you for letting us know about your experience by writing into us. We are glad to know that our product and services marked up to your expectations. My team and...

Reviewed 31 October 2015

Hospitality was good specially at the time check in, I have witness a traditional Indian way . However if one wish to have a north Indian food then he will be little dissatisfied as real spicy taste will be missing.

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj-Malabar, Cochin! At the onset we are happy to know that you had a comfortable stay at our hotel and many thanks for the time you spent in writing to us. We have made a note of your feedback which has been shared with all concerned individuals. Looking forward to your continued patronage and...

delhi, India
Reviewed 30 October 2015

Probably the best hotel property in Cochin. Amazing food and service. Fabulous views from the rooms and just a lot of peace and tranquility all around. Well worth the visit if not a stay then at least a meal. Special mention for their Rice Boat restaurant serving amazing fish and other seafood specialities.

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj-Malabar, Cochin! Thank you for sparing your valuable time and posting a great review of our hotel. We are very grateful for your note complimenting the services and facilities of our hotel. Our endeavour is to ensure each guest is given a seamless experience. It is very rewarding for the team to realize that...

Reviewed 29 October 2015

it was an excellent trip.great location and ambiance. thoroughly enjoyed the trip.its 60 km away from allepey. nice see side view rooms. calm and peaceful area for relaxation. 1 hour drive from cochi airport.

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj-Malabar, Cochin! 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 service and facilities at our hotel measured up to your expectation. I am certain your feedback will serve as a source of inspiration for...

chennai
Reviewed 26 October 2015

One of the Taj Hotel groups exotic heritage property, set in the backdrop of Kerala's mesmerising backwaters and port where one can see ships come and go! A charming homely retreat that offers high standards in hospitality without being intrusive or being overbearing. The architecture is a blend of Kerala style and colonial style that adds to the appeal of...

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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 recent stay at Vivanta by Taj-Malabar, Cochin. It is indeed a team effort with an unwavering goal towards guest satisfaction, which constantly motivates us to be on...

Navi Mumbai, India
Reviewed 25 October 2015

Serene setting with backwater areas for a nice leisure vacation.Evening refreshment & boat Ride was a surprise & wonderful . Excellent location directly on the waterfront. Lovely sunset position. Superb rooms. Beautiful position with well cared for gardens and a good choice of dining options. Super infinity outdoor pool overlooking the cochin port. Loved every bit of our stay plan...

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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 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, we really appreciate...

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 24 October 2015

We have visited many times over the years due to the excellent service, clean residence, friendly; efficient and welcoming staff. Always a great a place to stay and would highly recommend to anyone looking to book here.

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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 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...

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
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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: $172 - $422 (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), India - Kerala
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#2 Business Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#2 Spa Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#3 Family Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#3 Romantic Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
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“Choose a room which is a corner room and on a higher floor for a spectacular view.”
 of 5 bubbles Chatter44, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Sea views.”
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“Try to secure a harbor view room on higher floors...”
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“Ask for water view from the room”
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“Some rooms in the 'old' wing have poor views overlooking the back of the hotel”
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