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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 168 Hotels in Kochi (Cochin)
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Finding better service is arguably impossible. This hotel offers you everything from fantastic food to amazing travelling offerings. We even had sadya meals prepared for us on request and a sunset cruise, and they also managed a fantastic backwater boat excursion for us. Rooms are great with beautiful views. Wine comes at a price but is readily available. All day... 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

Lapid
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40 reviews 40 reviews
23 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We loved our stay here. Still undecided if we would have preferred to be closer to the Fort or not. Anyway great breakfast, thanks to Alex our waiter who was amazing. All in all a good stay and we highly recommend this hotel

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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

Chennai (Madras), India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is one of the best located Hotels in INDIA & probably in Asia with Arabian Sea all around you combined with the vast back waters giving it this feeling . In addition to the Location , the Hospitality , Service & the warmth of it's staff make it stand out as one of the finest hotels I have... 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

Brussels, Belgium
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our stay was just awesome, we can say this was the out of the world experience. When we arrived Cochin airport and waiting for the cab and the cab did not came. We were little disappointed but as soon as we called the Hotel Manager, the next moment they arranged the cab and the biggest surprise was that they did... More

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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

London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had one night in Kochi and was not sure to stay here or carry on our journey to Kumarakoram. But we are so glad we stayed and got to experience the best hospitality we've ever encountered in our lives. We were looked after Mr. Sunil Panicker and his team so well that we did not feel like leaving. 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 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

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

We were celebrating our 27th wedding anniversary in Kerala and stayed in Vivanta by Taj- Malabar on the last leg of the trip. We must tell you that this hotel has surpassed everything known in the world of hospitality.. Let me tell you why I am so gaga over staying in this hotel. The check-in was made in style by... 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

Guildford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You expect the best from a 'Taj' hotel, and you get it, but it's not cheap! If you feel you need respite from the hustle and bustle of India, you will find it here. Impeccable service, 24-hr restaurant, complimentary afternoon tea and a trip around the harbour. The hotel is on Willingdon Island and a 5-minute walk to jetty with... More

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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. 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. We have made a note of your feedback. Let me assure you that we will... More

1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Last month we've been two days at the Taj Malabar hotel in Cochin The facilities and location cannot be better. The staff is incredibly kind, always trying to make the best for you to enjoy your stay. The views from the pool and gardens are awesome. The decoration of the lobbies, as well as the rooms and restaurantes, is 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! 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

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3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Vivanta by Taj - Taj Malabar in Willington Island in Sep. The property is located a little away from cochin. But a small sweet property with loads of exciting stuffs to do! Upon arrival we were greeted by Mr. Sunil Panicker who was very cordial, helpful and friendly. The property is situated in a nice neat island overlooking... 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

Vancouver, Canada
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50 reviews 50 reviews
34 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderfully situate right on the Arabian Sea (but unfortunately nearly an hour's uninteresting drive from the Airport), the Taj Malabar is a delightful hotel in a charming old structure that complements the seafaring history of Kochi: the main building was originally a club for officers of visiting merchant ships. The room was clean with all necessary amenities. Unfortunately, because it... 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

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  • Sunset cruise(14)
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  • Rice boat(6)
  • Infinity pool(4)
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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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