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Vivanta by Taj - Malabar

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Willingdon Island, Kochi (Cochin) 682009, India
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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48 reviews 48 reviews
23 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A very unique experience for a 5 star hotel. very hospital and professional staff. Check in unique way has made our day. Guest would be siting on a comfortable sofa having a complimentary refreshing drink, while the reception is preparing the check-in formalities. Make sure to ask for the ocean view room. The good thing about this hotel is that... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The taj was excellent the staff was wonderful,and very friendly ,had a wonderful time ,planning to go there again soon . My sisters were traveling by the early morning train to chennai ,and when they were leaving the hotel had made packed breakfast for them ,it was such a thoughtful gesture. Thank you Taj for the warmth and hospitality .

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Recent stay in August was upgraded to a suite, while waiting even my guests were cared for ,the rooms were clean excellent service would like to convey my sincere thanks to Alex who was very helpful Would highly recommend to any traveler

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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 do appreciate hearing from our guest, as their comments are vital for us to continue in improving our services. I am happy to note that you had an excellent stay with us. My team and I... More

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here in July 2014 and had a wonderful time here for the 3 days we were here and was packed with activities organised by the hotel. We were greeted on arrival by Durgesh, who organised for a smooth check in while we were having our welcome drink and relaxing at the lounge. The rooms were spotlessly clean and... 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 very rewarding for the team to realize that... More

Leatherhead UK
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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the start, this hotel was really the tops in terms of staff. You could sit in the restaurant and really admire the professionalism all around. Waiters were so attentive and helpful. I should also mention the way that the hotel corrected a mistake which was actually the fault of the booking website we'd used - we were grateful for... 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

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an excellent hotel not just because of its great location,luxurious decor,good food at Pepper restaurant and excellent service but also because of the numerous complimentary activities that they have,all excellent and enjoyable, like the cookery demonstration,the flower arrangement demonstration,the afternoon tea,the sunset cruise,superb Indian dance perfomances by Ms Sathyabhama and excellent lounge performances by Mr.Christopher and Mr.Noel.There 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! 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

chichester
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently spent a week at the Taj Malabar with our two young daughters, aunt and my mother-in-law. Our arrival was somewhat marred by a booking mistake (on the part of Taj hotels, not us) and we were taken aback that the reception team initially expected us to pay for wi-fi to dig out e-mail proving where the problem lay!... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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60 reviews 60 reviews
40 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful views, superb food, amazing staff ,, i will fall short of words soon for this hotel. I regret staying one night here. Should have stayed longer to enjoy the beauty of this hotel. Firstly must thank Chef Kartik for the amazing food, Aquino for the care taken to manage everything to perfectionist and Sunil for taking good care of... More

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INDIA
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93 reviews 93 reviews
51 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A strategically located hotel with wonderful ambience and good cuisine. Stay at this place if you are looking for a relaxed non agenda holiday in Kochi. Though a little off the main city, it offers a wonderful theme to be close to the back waters through daily cruises. The breakfast and meals spreads are good.

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Welcome drink, We can not forget that Fresh welcome drink, i came to the reciption next day and ask them to give us that drink again without shy hahahaha, they was happy to did that . Everything in this hotel was Excellent for Me and My Family ( my wife and I with 2 child ), 3 nights there with... More

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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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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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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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