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Vivanta by Taj - Malabar

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Willingdon Island, Kochi (Cochin) 682009, India
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Taj Malabar continues to to provide excellent service. The sunset view is of course icing on the cake! The staff at the hotel make sure that your stay is an unforgettable one. Truly professional. Building is dated, but they managed very well notwithstanding!

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Jordan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One of most magnificent hotel and resort located in a very beautiful area at end of old Cochin, sea view with very nice Resturrant in open area offering nice barbecue grilled seafood. Recommended for a short couple vacation who want to relax away of city noise and ordinary hotels . The staff are up to the level and the food... More 

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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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München, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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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 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... More 

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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... 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 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... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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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 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... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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... 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 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... More 

Vadodara
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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... More 

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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... More 

Bangalore, India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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... More 

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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... More 

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