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Vivanta by Taj - Malabar

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Willingdon Island, Kochi (Cochin) 682009, India
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Ranked #4 of 165 hotels in Kochi (Cochin)
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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New Delhi, India
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited Kochi and stayed here on 26th July 2014. Located on Willingdon Island, this place is away from the hustle bustle of the city, on the waterfront, lovely location. Well landscaped and great to just sit in the lawns or waterfront seats and pass the time. Well appointed rooms, staff is very courteous and friendly. Nice restaurant and bar serving... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed here early last year so the review is long overdue. The check in was smooth. The room a bit disappointing because it was overlooking a wall!!!! I think the service more than made up for it. The complimentary boat ride was actually kinda fun! They made breakfast complimentary and as we left the hotel for a long drive... More

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Gurgaon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Being the first ever visit, we had planned this holiday package to enjoy the monsoons in Kerala and were looking for a getaway from sweltering heat of Delhi. Our first halt was at Vivanta by Taj, Malabar, making us feel surprisingly a pleasant experience of life. I would like to thank the cordial and warm reception and the courtesies extended... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed there in 2013 summer, with my wife and 2 kids, just everything about this hotel is excellent, right from check in, check out, coffee shop, breakfasts, dinners. the spa , the pool,there is always somebody everywhere more than willing to attend to your needs. Rice Boat makes up some great sea food as per your liking.

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Singapore, Singapore
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Taj Vivanta was everytihng superlative! Loved the room, the ambience of the well laid out hotel. The service was unparalleled, as in all Taj hotels. Food was amazing. The Rice Boat is one thing we can never ever not do!!! Alex at the restaurant was a fantastic host, doing the serving with such great hospitality. The Chef made the tastiest... More

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Sydney, Australia
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53 hotel reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had four nights at Vivanta by Taj, Malabar. The hotel is just over an hour from the airport at Kochi and will set you back around INR 1030 if you use a pre paid taxi. The hotel is situated at the end of a man made island which used to be part of a massive Naval dockyard and port... More

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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! Thank you for choosing Vivanta by Taj Malabar for your recent stay at Cochin. It was a delight to have your valuable feedback and we greatly appreciate the time you spent for posting a great review of our hotel on Trip Advisor. It is really nice to know that your stay experience... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had booked 3 rooms for my parents, my in-laws, and my family and I. We had the most extraordinary time and I would like to thank the outstanding staff of Mr Panicker and his team for making our stay most memorable. From the warm welcome, to the excellent food, to the phenomenal staff who catered to our every request... More

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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! I would like to thank you for taking your valuable time and effort in sharing your feedback and compliments of the hotel. 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... More

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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84 reviews 84 reviews
26 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It has got heritage block and modern block both are class apart when it comes to comforts and luxury, every corner of this hotel have detailed attention to uniqueness, the kind of furnitures, the JIVE spa, restaurants especially the one in a boat, the bar, pool its just excellent, very nice hotel, hospitality i found bit artificial still manageable

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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! Thank you for your feedback. It is the feedback from valued guests that enables us to keep improving and remain motivated to deliver services of the highest standards. It is really nice to know that your stay experience was truly memorable due to our warm and friendly services. Thank you once again... More

Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While we were on the last phase of our honeymoon with great experience of Kerela and its hospitality we were just looking for a good hotel to relax for a day and we checked in Taj malabar, and as the name says TAJ, its truly like one. The hospitality, service, ambience everything just in place. The evening sunset cruise will... More

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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 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 you stay. We are glad to know that our product and services exceeded your... More

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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our stay at the Taj was on the first leg of our 8 days tours of Kerala. From the moment we stepped into the hotel it wa nothing short of VIP treatment from all the staff. From top management to the grounds keepers we were constantly greeted and asked if there was anything they could assist us with and are... More

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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. Thank you for your encouraging feedback and compliments of the hotel. We are very pleased that you felt well-taken care of during your stay. Looking forward to your continued patronage and assuring you of the very best in hospitality... More

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  • Sunset cruise(14)
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  • Rice boat(6)
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Additional Information about Vivanta by Taj - Malabar

Address: Willingdon Island, Kochi (Cochin) 682009, India
Location: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:5 star — Vivanta by Taj - Malabar 5*
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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

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#1 Spa Hotel in Kochi (Cochin) #1 Luxury Hotel in Kochi (Cochin) #1 Business Hotel in Kochi (Cochin) #3 Family Hotel in Kochi (Cochin) #3 Romantic Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
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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 
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