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Vivanta by Taj - Malabar

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Cochi, India
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful hotel with excellent facilities. Staff went that extra mile to look after you and spoil you. While we were there there was a complimentary high tea, then cruise around the harbour and also a cultural dance show. Pool staff brought us cold water and complimentary ice creams. Food was very good and seafood barbecue is recommended. A real treat...

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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 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...

Thailand
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a world traveller, 72, and have been lucky enough to se some of the best, including the Mandarin Oriental in HongKong, and I promise you the Taj Malabar is in the very top selection, also at a very competitive price, and much less than some of its competitors Well an amazing experience, we stayed seven nights, we arrived...

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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...

Mumbai, India
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located on Willingdon Island with an excellent view of Cochin harbor. Having heritage & sea view rooms. Two restaurants Pepper & Rice boat. Pepper offers multi cuisine and Rice boat is seafood speciality restaurant fashioned like a traditional kettuvallam. Jiva Spa will rejuvenate you. Harbor view outdoor sitting arrangement to relax and view sunset.

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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,...

Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First, a huge Thank You to Sunil Panicker, Guest Relations Manager at Taj Vivanta Cochin, for making my mother's 80th birthday week very special. Her assigned room was upgraded to the lavish and sumptuous Premier Temptation Suite (Bay View Suite). This exceptional gesture was only the beginning of a wonderful week wherein the entire family was attended to by a...

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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...

New Jersey, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This property is beautiful and gives you a sense of Kochi. But it makes the experience of the stay even better due to the warm, personable and courteous staff. Highly recommend to stay here if in Kochi!

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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...

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing service! Especially by Chef Kartikey. He is the most reliable, efficient, talented chef and an awesome compassionate human being. My son has multiple food allergies. Not only did Chef Kartikey make safe food but really tasty food. We greatly and sincerely appreciate it! Thank you. Oh did I mention the this guy I met at the pool, an under...

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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...

Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all - Thanks to the Taj for upgrading our Heritage Sea View room to the Malabar Suite - it was very kind of them to do so as the suite is special - not just in size but also the detailing from the old heritage wing. The entire stay was exceptional - from the care at the pool...

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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...

San Francisco, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a beautiful hotel with great views of the water, excellent service, delicious breakfast, and a very attentive staff. The restaurants also serve dinner, which was excellent. I had the fish dinner and it was amazingly good.

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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...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely pool and gardens to watch the boat traffic on the backwaters - not forgetting the magnificent sunsets. The hotel provides a number of complementary extras such as a sunset tour, cooking demonstrations and dance displays. It is well located for local ferry services. There is a wide range of food options from fine dining sea food to international cuisine...

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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,...

Bangalore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

View of the Kochi harbour which is to die for. Old world charm abounds. A little frayed at the edges owing to age but well maintained. Warm hospitality and superb sea food at their specialty restaurant called rice boat. Advisable to book in advance for this restaurant though. The property has many interesting activities for the guests such as high...

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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...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • 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: ₹ 8,816 - ₹ 17,503 (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 Business Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#2 Spa 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
“High Floor”
  • A plate of fruit FOC delivered with our prawns to our room on the first night
  • Amazing
  • 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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