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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Needless to mention that the hospitality in Taj is fantastic and beyond words. All the members of the hotel were very co-operative, be it at the front desk or house keeping or at the coffee shop, every where. Delicious food with a mix of local kerala food. Value for money.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Taj Malabar is an excellent hotel. The staff make all the difference at this hotel. Needless to mention that the hospitality in Taj was fantastic and beyond words. All the members of the hotel were very co-operative, be it at the front desk or house keeping or at the coffee shop, every where. Our heartfelt thanks to all of... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed here for a night recently. I picked up a "Premium Indulgence Sunset View Room" an upgrade in terms of the price. The hotel is located in the wellington island, no difficulties in finding out the location, as long as you have google maps. Make sure you pay the entry toll at the entry of the island. That is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights. The hotel is rated a 5 star but I think it's a 4 star rather than 5 star. The rooms need updating now. Dinner was very good but I was not happy with the spread of breakfast. It was still only 10am and they would not refill food that was finished. I thought the in... More 

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Prakash N, 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 and happy to know that you had a good stay with us. It is the feedback from our esteemed and valued guests which gives us an opportunity to further enhance and... More 

Chicago, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great experience and I always enjoy staying at Taj Malabar. The hotel team is very friendly, food is great, and the setting is beautiful. It's a gem on the ocean and a very special experience. The hotel rooms are very nice and quiet too.

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Prakash N, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Malabar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj-Malabar, Cochin! At the onset we are most delighted to note that you had a wonderful experience in our hotel and would like to thank you for letting us know how impressed you were with the services offered by our team during your stay. We are glad to understand that our product and services... More 

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

This review is specially for Mr. Ahilan who works at “The Pepper” restaurant at Taj Kochi, His pro-activeness and intention to make guest feel comfortable was really appreciated. Since we visited last week and due to Onam festival, restaurant was really crowded but Ahilan managed to get things done nicely with a bright smile on his face. Working in hectic... More 

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Prakash N, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Malabar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj-Malabar, Cochin! We are pleased to know that you thoroughly enjoyed your visit and had a memorable experience at our hotel. I have conveyed your splendid comments to the entire team and in special to Mr. Ahilan, for whom it has been a source of encouragement. The team and I are thankful for your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the Vivanta by Taj Malabar for 6 nights. I can recommend this hotel to anyone. Perfect organisation. At the time we went (02/09/2016) there was no bar/alcohol due to a licence problem. More hotels had this problem. Staff did everything for you. Highest level of service I've ever seen. Clean, quiet rooms. Food was SUPER. As well... More 

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Prakash N, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Malabar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj-Malabar, Cochin! We are happy to know that your stay with us was excellent and many thanks for your great review on our hotel. 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. Looking forward to your... More 

Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in this hotel for three days, we just felt we are at home, the staffs are soo friendly and humble, they assisted us every time without denying, the rooms are located facing the Arabia sea, which is soo scenic , really we loved a lot, the wifi signal strength is exceptionally good offering speed of about 10mbps.. We... More 

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Prakash N, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Malabar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj-Malabar, Cochin! At the onset I would like to thank you for taking your valuable time and effort in sharing your feedback and compliments about the hotel. It is really nice to know that your stay experience was truly wonderful due to our warm and friendly services. Thank you once again for your feedback,... More 

San Jose, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a Memorable Property to stay at. Its a historical place and the Ambiance is A Reverie. Its Very Picturesque. Staff are very friendly and go out of their way to be nice. Food at the Coffee Shop is very good and Rice Boat Restaurant is Wonderful in concept.

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Prakash N, 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. It is very rewarding for the team to realize that our 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 

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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pull a garden chair and let the gentle breeze from Arabian Sea refresh you. While booking make sure that you are booked in the main building (sea view). Add BF in your package as there is no eatery around. Use the public ferry to visit Fort Kochi and Ernakulam, the jetty is 8 min walk from hotel. Evening high tea... More 

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Prakash N, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Malabar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj-Malabar, Cochin! I take this opportunity to thank you for being a valued patron and happy to know that you liked the property. 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. We have also made a... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
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  • Restaurant
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  • Spa
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Internet
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Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Vivanta by Taj - Malabar

Address: Willingdon Island, Kochi (Cochin) 682009, India
Location: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
Price Range: $120 - $375 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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
Hotel Style:
#2 Spa Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#2 Business Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#3 Romantic Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#3 Family Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#4 Luxury Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
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