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Bangalore, India
Reviewed 27 August 2015

Excellent Hotel to stay. Good service, cozy rooms and excellent view. You can actually spend whole day in the hotel overseeing the backwaters and sea. Food is good and varied, customer service is excellent, staff are very courteous and warm.

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj-Malabar, Cochin! We are most delighted to note that you had a wonderful experience in our hotel. We 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 know that our product and services exceeded your expectations....

München, Germany
Reviewed 23 August 2015

Very nice Family atmosphere . The People are very friendly . Can suggest this Hotel to anybody who Comes to Cochin Kerala South India . In Terms of the Restaurant the Rice Boat Restaurant is one of the most famous Restaurants for sea Food . Try it by yourself

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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...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 22 August 2015

Location of the hotel away from the city bustle overlooking the backwaters was wonderful. Rooms were well maintained. The multicusine restaurant Pepper had a very good spread. Staff were very cordial. Mr. Akhilan , Mr. Ajith and Mr. Dinesh at the Pepper restaurant went out of the way to ensure our dining experience was pleasant. At the front desk Mr.Sunil...

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj-Malabar, Cochin! We at Vivanta by Taj Malabar are really honoured to have you stay with us and sincerely look forward to welcome you back to our hotel once again. We do appreciate hearing from our guest, as their comments are vital for us to continue in improving our services. I am happy to...

Mumbai, India
Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

Taj-Malabar is a beautiful and a peaceful place,view of the harbour was very Nice. Best place to go for a relaxed holiday. The food was excellent and the sea food at the Rice boat restaurant was too good. The staff was very helpful and polite. Will surely visit Taj Malabar again.

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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. We are happy to know that your stay with us was excellent. It was a delight to have your valuable feedback and we greatly appreciate your time you spent, as our guests’ satisfaction is our main priority. Looking forward...

Mumbai, India
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Stayed here for a night on the last leg of my Kerala trip as i had heard that the location was perfect, the hotel being situated on the backwaters. This was a let down as i had just arrived from a resort with breathtaking backwater scenery and our view here consisted of what looked like petroleum refineries and a cargo...

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj-Malabar, Cochin! Thank you very much for your kind comments on the hotel. I am glad to note that you were satisfied with the overall quality of the services rendered by our team. I would like to thank you for taking your valuable time and effort in sharing your feedback as it enables us...

Vadodara
Reviewed 20 August 2015

We stayed here only for 1 night as we had planned to cover quite a few places over our 9 days Kerala trip. Location: Its located on Willingdon Island, away from hustle-n-bustle of Kochi. But not too far from Kochi sight-seeing points. Garden-side offers nice view. Activities: We enjoyed complimentary boat-ride and Bharatnatyam show in the evening. That was quite...

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj-Malabar, Cochin! We are most delighted to note that you had a wonderful experience in our hotel. It is truly rewarding for the team to realize that your stay with us was comfortable and it is our constant endeavour to serve you better. It will be our pleasure to extend the wonderful Taj hospitality...

Bangalore, India
Reviewed 20 August 2015

First time in God's own country... Kerala. The location is awesome giving a great view of the harbor with ships anchored in the distance and the backwaters flowing beneath your window. The restaurants and the bar has a good ambiance and vibe along with good choice of food and wine to savor.

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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. 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...

Mumbai, India
Reviewed 20 August 2015

stays true to its heritage. great property which is by the backwaters, morning and evenings are a bliss to just sit by the gazebo and watch the calm water. their boat service which takes you through the backwaters is a great experience as well. do not miss on the spa facility it is one of the best (try their experiential...

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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. 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 20 August 2015

I was feeling me like a princes. Every morning going to schwimming pool, good protection by security. I feel like home or even better. Hope to go back one day. I was supposed to go with my mother, but finally some accident changed it, but no doubt at all.

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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 this will serve as a source of inspiration for us...

National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Taj properties have a level of service that leave others wanting. This property surpasses others. Right from check-in you feel special. It is one of their finer properties and the views here are stunning. Located on Willigdon Island along with the port trust and naval offices privacy is great. Pick a room preferably over looking the bay and you'd be...

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj-Malabar, Cochin! We are most delighted to note that you had a wonderful experience in our hotel. It is truly rewarding for the team to realize that your stay with us was comfortable and it is our constant endeavour to serve you better. We have also made a note of your feedback. Let me...

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  • Spa
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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: ₹ 8,391 - ₹ 22,239 (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 Spa Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#3 Family 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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