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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Taj malabar is by any means the best property in cochin. Luxury at its best. Sea facing rooms , lavish buffet breakfast and dinner , sea facing sit outs - all this was amazing. Evening cruise was a nice hangout. Complimentary evening snacks before cruise is a nice idea. Taj malabar is a destination in it's self. Dnt feel like...

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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 12 January 2017

We stayed as family of four with 2 teenage sons. Our flights were changed to early in the morning so we arrived at 9 am very tired from our flight and to our surprise and relief our rooms were ready! The property is a lovely colonial style building which was built in 1935. It is a lovely location on the...

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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 for your wonderful comments and feedback. We are very pleased to hear that you felt well-taken care of during your stay. I am happy you have enjoyed our guest rooms and that you found it to be to your comfort. We would love to host all your future visits to...

Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Taj has a quality of elegance that is nostalgic but timeless.It is a rarity in today's world. Kerala is a fascinating place to visit and the Taj was a destination in itself. From breakfast thru high tea to dinner the food and ambiance were superb. Hotel staff is friendly, helpful and self assured. They reflect world class training.

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Cheshire,England
Reviewed yesterday NEW

A lot of honesty is required here, the entire experience could easily be different at different times of the season or day of the week. The situation is on an island with bridges which are at the other end, it is owned by the military and photography outside the hotel can be a problem. There are very cheap ferries to...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

as usual we stayed in Heritage sea view room, excellent large room, first class service, restaurants of high quality, fine cuisine at BBQ Dolphins Point. very concerned staff doing everything to make the stay marvelous and unforgetable !

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

great atmosphere, peaceful yet handy to the city. Modern meet Colonial feel. Spa experience excellent. Excellent buffet breakfast with wide variety of options. Pool at lovely temperature. a good variety of eating options in-house. lovely views from across the island.

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Limoges, France
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is unnecessary to write a huge paragraph,when one word will suffice...."awesome"! We were fortunate enough to stay in the incredible room 111, the Malibu Suite.........absolutely huge, with it own enormous,private sunbathing terrace. Extra touches such as a complementary boat ride and afternoon tea on the terrace, turned this into a top quality stay. Superb !

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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...

Milan, Italy
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at this elegant hotel February 11-13 and had such a wonderful experience that changed our plans and stayed February15-18th! It's a colonial property overlooking Cochin Harbor. don't let the drive to the hotel put you off. you have to go through the old industrial part of town to get to the Hotel. But once there, you see a...

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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,...

Kochi (Cochin), India
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

What a beautiful staff are working at this hotel. It made my introduction to Cochin so seemless. The ferry is a short stroll to take you across to Fort Cochin, there you'll see some amazing sights and eat a lot of amazing local food. I can't speak high enough about the staff they made our stay one to remember. I...

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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 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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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

There was nothing too much for the staff in any department or any fashion they were willing to help in the fullest congratulate the management of my experience of the stay really lovely time and look forward to the prospect of going there again hundred percent. Highly recommend the breakfast was beautiful. Nitin mehta

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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....

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Spa
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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: ₹ 7,956 - ₹ 21,527 (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 Family Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#3 Romantic Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
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“We had a side view with two seascapes of harbour, all are quiet”
 of 5 bubbles DaveSpencer32, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Heritage Sea view room: quite, wonderfull view”
 of 5 bubbles Marc260908, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“water view with balcony. Higher the floor, the better it is.”
 of 5 bubbles Huja22, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The prices were not high for us given the quality. We had a room facing away from the garden, meaning that it was quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles JaninaDiana, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room overlooking the port provides amazing view”
 of 5 bubbles MewarMewar, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
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