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Vivanta by Taj - Malabar

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Willingdon Island, Kochi (Cochin) 682009, India
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Ranked #6 of 175 Hotels in Kochi (Cochin)
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I along with my Family ( Wife + 2 sons) stayed at this hotel for couple of days. We had a lovely time . The views from the Hotel are breathtaking . The staff were very courteous and the food was lovely. What else does one want :) Special Mentions : A speed boat cruise in the setting sun is... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed couple of days for our annual conference. Facilities are similar to all Taj hotels!!. Hotel location is in a naval area so it looks they (hotel) could not expand further. Due to this there is less indoor games option and has a small swimming pool. Reg stay, got a great room (410) with fantastic two windows with sea view.... More 

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fantastic location, very calm and quiet, latest amenities in very old establishment, beautiful ambiance, delicious food, very co-operative people, nothing to write much, just handover yourself in the hands of the best hospitality of Taj, thanks to Taj and Tatas

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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. 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 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of the best hotel by Taj which is situated in a unique place at Kochi. You will never forget the place once you have visited. Build in an Island facing the Arabian sea. Surrounded by ports and shipyards. Best for Sea Foods. People visits here mainly prefer Kerala style sea food dishes. Near to tourist destinations like Fortkochi, Mattancherry... 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. 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 

Oakland, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There is Taj Palace in Mumbai, Taj Mansingh in New Delhi and then there is Taj Malabar in Kochi. Although it is tagged a Vivanta, i have no second thoughts in declaring this property among the trio of Taj's best. For a water-front property, I guess it should rank among the greatest properties anywhere in the world. And, that was... 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 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... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had the most wonderful experience at the taj malabar. The location of the hotel is ideal for a getaway. The rooms are slightly small but one doesnt need to spend too much time there. The property has enuf and more to keep the kids occupied. But what u take back from here is the service experience. I have hardly seen... 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 expectations.... More 

Ottawa, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 2 nights. Its what you would expect from a Taj group hotel. Good amenities, great service and good restaurants. Well appointed rooms, good size, comfortable beds and clean. The hotel is a little old, but they have kept the interiors well and upto standards. They have a nice boat cruise and have high tea which is decent.... 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! It was a delight to have your feedback as this helps us to measure ourselves for the standards we have set for ourselves. 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... More 

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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely rooms, spacious and as expected. The rooms facing the sea are excellent. 1. Good service 2. The food is good. when in Kerala, ordering the local stuff rather than the North Indian stuff. 3. We were offered the complimentary boat ride but when we went to avail the same, we were informed that the concerned staff was on strike.... 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. It is really nice to know that your stay experience was truly memorable due to our warm and friendly services. Thank you once again for your feedback, we really appreciate... More 

Kochi, India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

the hotel itself has so much ready for you that you don't feel like leaving. cultural performance in evening with complimentary ferry ride and games outdoors and amazing pool. The food though felt a bit overpriced otherwise everything was just amazing.

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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 

Melbourne, Australia
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115 reviews 115 reviews
17 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow, I would love to come back and stay here. This hotel and spa is in walking distance from the cruise ship dock. We had pre booked a traditional 90 minute Ayurveda massage, and a private yoga session. As soon as we entered the hotel it was immaculate. The staff were excellent. We were shown to the spa, and were... 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. 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 

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