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Vivanta by Taj - Malabar

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Willingdon Island, Kochi (Cochin) 682009, India
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Ranked #6 of 172 Hotels in Kochi (Cochin)
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars NEW

one of the best ever. excellent. beyond expectations in every way. shall revisit for sure. Service and food was superb. Views from the hotel are stunning at all times. Room suite provided was very luxurious and comfortable to say the least.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here at the beginning of February 2015 and from the moment we arrived Mr. Sunil took extra special care of our every need. It was my father's birthday and when I mentioned that to Mr. Sunil he went above and beyond to ensure it was a memorable birthday. He invited us to a reception, to a cultural mohiniyattam... 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 

Sydney, Australia
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154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A very professional hotel, from the welcome, through to guest services and the restaurants. Corner rooms with an outlook over the pool and the waterway are very slick, though why Taj insists on a glass pane between bedroom and bathroom/toilet, I do not understand (at least there is a blind that can be lowered). Delivery of strong early morning coffee... More 

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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 

London, United Kingdom
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Enjoyable stay but perhaps a rustic Taj having previously stated at the Rambagh Palace and the Lake Palace, but still a very good standard. The sea view was disappointing as on the first floor - great Palm tree, but easy stair access. Would recommend the dining, particularly the BBQ

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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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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at this hotel for 5 nights last week and it was perfect in every detail, the staff are exceptional, very friendly and helpful. The location is terrific I have seen posts about the location being poor but on the contrary my daughters were watching dolphins from their bedroom window the continual life on the river is ever changing... 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 

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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Taj-Malabar is one of the best properties I have seen. Situated at the tip of the Willingdon islands, its rooms offer a panoramic view of the port as well as the surrounding islands. The food is great in all its restaurants, the pool and spa are fantastic. There is a recreation room for the children as well which includes... 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. 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 

Mayfield UK
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39 reviews 39 reviews
5 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just the place for a lovely stay for a few days. The gardens provide a beautiful view with water traffic gliding past.. The service is exquisite. The dining room is a dream. If you are staying elsewhere just call in and have some drinks in the garden taking in the view.

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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 

Indore, India
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

stayed there for 4 days and it was excellent experience whether it was food, staff service, activities or spa. hotel situation is excellent and offers great view of sunset and nearby islands. they have separate pool and activity room for kids. offers complimentary 1 hour backwater cruise at the time of sunset. Also have some cultural show in night near... 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 

Kingaroy, Australia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The only thing stopping me giving this hotel 5 stars is the fact that it is a little bit isolated so you need a vehicle to see more of the Cochin area. Having said that if you are looking for a quiet hotel, superbly done out and with the very best of service then this is the place to stay.... More 

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj-Malabar, Cochin! We are delighted to know that you had a great experience at the hotel and an enjoyable stay. 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 of inspiration for us... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You cannot go wrong with customer service and quality with this hotel. I stay regularly and it has never failed to disappoint. What is nicest is that unlike elsewhere in India staff are not offering excellent service just for gratuities - it is inbuilt into the training. The food, etc is always excellent and the free evening cruises are enjoyable.

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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 

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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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#1 Business Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#2 Luxury Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#2 Spa Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
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#3 Romantic Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)

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