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Vivanta by Taj - Malabar

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Zulte, Belgium
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is exceptional because this is the only reasonable hotel in this area. This Taj hotel is not as spectacular as the ones we had in Jodhpur, Jaipur or Udaipur. The port neighborhood is also not very much inspriring.

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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! I take this opportunity to thank you for being a valued patron and sharing your valuable thoughts. We are truly disappointed to hear that your stay did not meet the expectations while we strive to ensure each guest is given a seamless experience and feels the touch of our very personal...

Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for two night - the first night in room 308 which was a superior twin room with ocean views. The room was a bit cramped as we had a lot of luggage but we re-located the next day to a superb suite. We wish we could have stayed longer. The hotel provides a range of complimentary activities...

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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! We are happy to know that your stay with us was excellent and many thanks for your great review on 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. Looking forward to your...

Manly, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed our 3 nights at Taj Vivanta. Though the harbour on which it is situated is quite unclean, the passing menagerie of fishing boats and cargo vessels was quite fascinating. The hotel grounds, the fabulous treatments at the ayurvedic spa, the sumptuous food, the staff and attention to detail ensured there was very little reason to leave the hotel.

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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

We stayed at this property for one night during our 9 days trip . Situated on Wellington island, this property provided good views of backwaters with wonderful services within the hotel. The dinner was delightful at the resort and so is the staff . The gymnasium and the pool were in excellent condition which we enjoyed alot. Overall, this property...

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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! We are delighted to receive the review of your wonderful stay with us. It is very rewarding for the team to realize that our warm, professional and anticipatory services very much contributed towards your stay experience. My team and I look forward to your continued visits and take this opportunity to assure...

Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel gives beautiful view and personalised service. The food was excellent. The manager took care of our need and very attentive. We recommend this Taj to anybody. This was truly a five star experience.

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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 as benchmark. 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...

Delhi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent place to stay. We stayed one night here during recent Kerala visit. It's excellent location and water front makes it beautiful.Excellent supportive staff and my daughter got swimming training also by the swimming pool attendent.

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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 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 3 weeks ago

Excellent hotel with friendly people and staff. Nice breakfast even for Europeans. Deserves the money. On the riverbank and you can have a river tour from the hotel. The food is delicious. Had a wonderful Xmas night organization.

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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! 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...

Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely views all round, everything available in the hotel although on the more expensive side. Location is good for the view, but slightly inconvenient for the shopping and tourist areas. Staff friendly and helpful, very clean and tidy as one would expect from a Taj.

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj-Malabar, Cochin! I am so pleased to understand 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 3 weeks ago

Fabulous location,Very courteous and friendly staff.The room was on the 7th floor corner room with amazing views of the waters and the container terminal to the north and the sunset to the west . Free cooking demo in the restaurant ... learnt a simple and yummy fish curry recipe, Tea at 5 pm and a boat trip around the islands,,,,an...

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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...

Ichtegem, Belgium
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Expensive, but excellent 5 star hotel, value for money. Good service, good restaurant, nice garden. Easy acces with the ferry from Fort Kochin to Willingdon.Island. Situated at the backwaters, nice garden, nice view. In the morning you can see swimming the dolphins from your room.

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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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  • 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
  • Dry Cleaning
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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: ₹ 8,533 - ₹ 22,049 (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)
#3 Family Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#3 Spa Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#3 Romantic Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#4 Luxury Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
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“Heritage rooms are larger but do not have a view of the water”
 of 5 bubbles Apsara65, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on higher floors overlooking the harbour”
 of 5 bubbles 491sunilu, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Corner rooms have great views”
 of 5 bubbles duskyman, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Corner suites offer amazing views of the harbor”
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