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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bangalore
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29 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great place to stay and enjoy Kochi if you are Business or Leisure. I stayed here for a day on Business and as I hail from Kerala myself, and I wanted to see how authentic the hotel really was. I ordered fish curry and appam for dinner and the food was awesome. The breakfast too had Kappa Puzhungiyathe (Boiled Cassava)... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Everything is perfect with nice staff come first. Starting from the time we arrived till we left . i strongly recommend this place Nothing to say more than just go ahead and do not hesitate to reserve in this nice comfortable and lovely hotel

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London, United Kingdom
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204 reviews
50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is perfect from the moment you step in to the minute you leave. Service is impeccable, the facilities are top class, the grounds are lovely. There are lots of activities to participate in which makes the most of your stay. The rooms are fab, I particularly love the turn down service. I had one small issue with the... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed for a couple of days. Lovely comfortable room. Great food - the breakfast buffet was the best we had in our tour of Kerala. We also really enjoyed the hotel's Thai restaurant (with a little twist of Indian spices!). The location is very peaceful being on a little island just off the coast of Fort Cochin. A very... 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 the overall quality of service and facilities at the hotel measured up to your expectation. I would like to thank you for taking your valuable time and effort in sharing your feedback as it enables... More 

New Delhi, Delhi, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A beautiful property overlooking the Arabian sea. The hotel is situated away from the hustle and bustle of the city and is a nice place if you are looking for some peace and quiet. The location is fantastic with a view of the famous Kerala backwaters .The rooms are spacious and designed in true Taj standards keeping up with the... 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 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 

Ernakulam, India
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 4 nigh and it was fantastic. There were activities that the hotel provided like SUn Set cruise and Cultural Program. - Absolute great service - Great Food - Great Location - Excellent for Family - Very friendly staff

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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 

4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

very polite friendly staff , loved the few of the back waters from the hotel room, they made lovely chinese food without onions and garlic, every day at breakfast would ensure we got jain food . friendly staff very helpfull front desk lady on duty .

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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 

67147 Forst, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel with very attentive and friendly staff, traditional accommodation, several high quality restaurants with good Winelist. You can start your activities in Chochin by using the frequent going ferries.

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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 about 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 

Vancouver, Canada
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45 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Remarkably welcoming. Very friendly and helpful staff. Our room was great. Excellent attention to detail by all the people we came into contact with. One of the many things that we loved about this hotel were the wonderful "elephant" umbrellas around the grounds. We loved them so much, in fact, that we tried to buy one from the company that... More 

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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 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 

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

Stayed here for 3 nights and the service was impeccable. They went out of the way to ensure that we didn't feel as if my money had been wasted or I has been overcharged. The stupendous breakfast buffet and the meal at Thai pavilion was worth remembering. From my room I could see the entire harbour where ships were docking.... 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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