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Vivanta by Taj - Malabar

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Willingdon Island, Kochi (Cochin) 682009, India
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Ranked #3 of 171 Hotels in Kochi (Cochin)
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Any place that serves good food always wins my heart but this property conquered all my criteria when choosing a hotel. I have stayed in several Taj properties including the Taj Mahal Palace and Vivanta in Mumbai and i must say the feeling is so totally more pleasant here in the one in cochin. Food is great in all outlets... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is situated in a busy industrial area, with both ships passing and people. Stayed for 5 weeks and the staff were friendly all hotel areas super clean. High tea and boat trip a must. Food very good with the Sunday buffet being amazing. A couple of negatives. staff a little to eager to help and tended to clear... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

When work takes you to place like kochi, you can't complain..i had to be in kochi for 6 days for the Kochi-Muziris Biennale and the place we chose to stay at was the Taj Malabar. A long drive from the airport (1.5 hrs) took us to the hotel. The staff gave us a warm welcome and the check-in was fast.... 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 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 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hotel and staff were five stars would recommend to any one traveling to Kerala rooms were of a high standard the food from all three restaurants were first class and the out door swimming pool was amassing.

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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 

Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best hotel experiences ever. Service was impeccable. from a lovely welcome to offering us something to take for the way when we left, and EVERYTHING in between. We are a family of six, four children (17, 15, 10 & 7) The kids all fit in one room so we had a room to ourselves. Breakfast was delicious... 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 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A perfect way to relax, de-stress & be looked after at the start of your Keralan exploration. Wonderful hospitality. Absolutely recommend the sea food restaurant... most delicious food I have ever had!

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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 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was extremely disappointed and surprised at the way the staff failed to adequately address a problem. We waited for over an hour and a half to be served our dinner! Due apparently to a party of 12 overwhelming the kitchen. This is not a small neighborhood restaurant, but a luxury hotel noted for service. There are 3 restaurants, surely... 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! At the outset I would like to thank you for your feedback on your recent stay at Vivanta by Taj-Malabar, Cochin. It is the feedback from our esteemed and valued guests which gives us an opportunity to further enhance and refine our processes to achieve customer delight. It is a matter of... More 

Cowan Heights, CA
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Vivanta by Taj in Kochi is another example of the utmost in service that the Vivanta chain is noted for. From the doorman to the reception staff to the concierge to wait staff in the coffee shop the service exceptional. All personnel throughout the hotel are friendly cooperative and highly professional. All respond to your questions and requests promptly... 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 

Rugby, United Kingdom
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162 reviews 162 reviews
71 hotel reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning property, lovely rooms, great restaurants , fab pool ..great service. Preferred this hotel to the taj palace in Mumbai ...although a very different proposition. Could have done with 3 days here ... Although odd location and a little isolated it's worth staying here.

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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 

Houston, Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is a jewel. While the location is less then desirable, the property itself is wonderful. The staff are gracious without being intrusive. There are activities such as croquet in addition to a lovely pool. There is a happy hour with live music in an attractive first floor lounge. Breakfast buffet was delicious. I was particularly charmed that as... 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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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*
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), India - Kerala
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