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Vivanta by Taj - Malabar

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It's a great place to stay.. sea side... away from all the traffic.. quite and peaceful.. The food here is probably one of the best I have tasted.. if you love kerala food.. then this is the destination.. the seafood restaurant is amazing and the food is cooked to perfection.. Can't say enough to praise this place.. the staff is... More 

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Manama, Bahrain
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It had been a very pleasant stay of 2 days with my wife. Being newly weds, I would definitely recommend it as the perfect place to relax and unwind, to let away the wedding stress. Overall, it had been a very satisfying and a very relaxing stay. I personally liked the beautiful ambiance the hotel offers. The spa experience would... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The restaurant, in its secure compound, lies on the edge of one of the many lagoons of Kerela. Access is via Willingdon Island. The food was freshly prepared, with a chef being present at all times, providing freshly cooked curries and breads and rice cakes. The accommodation was attractive, with the room and corridors that lead to the restaurant having... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have been staying this hotel for many years. The staffs are well trained and very courteous. The food is excellent especially the dining at Rice boat. If we ask for any special food Chef Karthikeyan is always ready to prepare it . There is also a very well experienced person in the front office called Sunil Panicker and his... 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 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 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Taj is a name to reckon for all travel lovers like me. Taj Malabar stands for comfort and coziness at their best. Its by a harbour on an island . The water around is a confluence of backwater and sea and to see the ships running past was a lovely and novel experience for me.Though pretty far from airport and... 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, 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 services and facilities at our hotel measured up to your expectation. I am certain your feedback will serve as a source... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I remember enjoying a wonderful vacation with my family here about 15 years back and we returned this August for a two night stay. The experience was only better if possible! Our main goal was to visit Athirappilly and the only surprise was that this property is a good 2 and half hour drive away. The rooms were pristine, beds... 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 for whom it has been a source of encouragement. The team and I are thankful for your valuable feedback and look forward to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a hotel in an heritage building in the Kochi harbour. The rooms provide outstanding views of the water bodies. the food in the restaurants are outstanding and the staff very responsive. the spa and gym are also nice. the free boat trip is very enjoyable. overall a trip where we were able to forget the pressures of a... 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 

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

This has been the most memorable stay ever, the hotel is very well located on the Willingdon Island with very nice city/sea view. Hotel also offers in-house programs in the evening are also worth attending (includes Boat Ride)

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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 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed there in August for 3 nights - celebrating our marriage anniversary. Its a beautiful and well maintained property - which is very interestingly located near the sea mouth - On the backwaters. You could literally see large ships pass by you just 50 feet away - while you are sipping a lovely afternoon ice-tea with lip-smacking snacks! Try... 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 would like to thank you for being a valued patron and write to you in reference to your feedback regarding your stay at Vivanta by Taj-Malabar, Cochin. It is the feedback from our esteemed and valued guests which gives us an opportunity to further enhance and refine our processes to... More 

Cologne, Germany
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our stay at Vivanta by Taj Cochin. We will visit this place again with the family. Very good place for food, culture, day care and activities outside. We liked the dance, food specially the sea-food and cooking demos in the evening. We liked the ambience and quite location of the Hotel. As we were not looking to go... 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 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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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
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  • 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: $113 - $271 (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
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#2 Spa Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#2 Business Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#3 Family Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#3 Romantic Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#4 Luxury Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
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