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Skipton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had a luxurious suite of rooms including a sitting room, bedroom, large bathroom and balcony overlooking the sea. Staff were helpful, friendly and attentive. The evening sail around the harbour was very enjoyable

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Business trip to India, great hotel, relaxing, comfortable ,friendly staff. Lovely grounds and pool , food good Enjoyed complementary boat trip around the bay and great sunset. The only negatives beyond their control was money supply and bar licence issues

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent ambience,old world charm, good Service & food, and courteous staff. Would recommend for both leisure and business trips. Even the location is very good Given a chance will definitely come back again.

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MathewSibi, 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,...

Kiama, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Pleasant few days spent along the waterways. The hotel was a lovely boutique hotel where nothing was to much trouble. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The food was superb. The nice touch of a free boat ride, yoga class and happy hour (minus the alcohol due to licensing issues). Prashant Gurung at the front office was a standout.

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MathewSibi, 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 services very much contributed towards your stay experience. I have taken the liberty to communicate your feedback to my entire team at the hotel...

MUMBAI, India
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I enjoy during stay in Taj, With excellent staff and chef.... Ambient also good, will recommend to all our relative friends.. During my next trip I like to more suggest, give more staff for communicate in English and Hindi

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MathewSibi, 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 services and facilities at the hotel measured up to your expectation. We have also made a note on opportunities for improvement and shall certainly review the communicative skills of our associates,...

Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at several Taj properties during our long trip in India, and like the others, this Taj property is maintained in superb condition – the long pool is heated and sparkling clean, the grounds are manicured and the entire site is a calm retreat. The hotel staff are prompt and responsive. We were welcomed by the managers, checked-in rapidly,...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First, the positives. The service at this hotel is efficient and friendly. From the manager to the busboy, the service is warm and one is made to feel like a valued guest. The food in the on site restaurants is superb, from breakfast through to dinner. The rooms are well appointed quiet and thoroughly cleaned daily, sometimes more frequently. The...

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Kochi (Cochin), Kerala, India
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There are 4 restaurants here. Of these, the "Rice Boat" is very beautiful, especially at night. They have a delightful array of sea food. The ambiance is also very nice, and you can watch the sea as you dine. But this review is about the "Pepper" restaurant, which is adjacent to the "Rice Boat". We purposely chose this as it...

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MathewSibi, 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 as benchmark. 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...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Everything about the Taj Malabar is EXCELLENT. Whether it is the quality of the rooms, the lovely products in the bathroom, the delicious food or the stunning surroundings- this hotel has it all. We recently spent five nights with the hotel and received a warm welcome from every single employee each time we arrived back at the hotel. The whole...

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MathewSibi, 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...

Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I cannot extol this hotel enough. From the moment we arrived to the moment we left nothing was too much trouble for the staff. I have no qualms about revisiting and I am looking forward to my next time. We arrived early but were still permitted to check in although officially we should not have been allowed until 2pm. We...

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj-Malabar, Cochin! We are delighted to receive the 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...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • 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: $117 - $508 (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 Business Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#3 Family Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#3 Spa Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#3 Romantic Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#4 Luxury Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
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“We are fortunate to be upgraded to a sea view room which would be worth booking.”
 of 5 bubbles TheJaynie, 4 days ago | Read review
“Ask for a harbor view - it's a nice view worth the extra amount. If you can reserve a room with a balcony, even better.”
 of 5 bubbles D8602NUdavidh, 4 days ago | Read review
“As far as I could tell, all rooms are equally good.”
 of 5 bubbles SE228, 4 days ago | Read review
“The heritage wing is delightful”
  • Shower and bath. Standing where bath is.
  • Piping hot water.
  • Very comfortable.
  • Paradise.
  • Somewhere to relax, write.
  • Cup of morning tea.
  • Big, comfortable bed
  • View from the lobby.
 of 5 bubbles Gastr0dude, 5 days ago | Read review
“Corner room ideal on the old section”
 of 5 bubbles MAQMelbourne, 5 days ago | Read review
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