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Kolkata, India
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed here with my wife and grown childern. Very nicely located and well maintained. Rooms are very good. Foods are also very good especially sea foods. The sea side garden restaurant is nice and we really enjoyed the stay

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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 12 January 2017

We stayed as family of four with 2 teenage sons. Our flights were changed to early in the morning so we arrived at 9 am very tired from our flight and to our surprise and relief our rooms were ready! The property is a lovely colonial style building which was built in 1935. It is a lovely location on the...

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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 your wonderful comments and feedback. We are very pleased to hear that you felt well-taken care of during your stay. I am happy you have enjoyed our guest rooms and that you found it to be to your comfort. We would love to host all your future visits to...

New Delhi, Delhi, India
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had an overnight halt in this property which actually gave us a chance to spend the better part of two days in it! We loved the place, the rooms, the restaurants, the beautiful gardens, et al! Our room had a spectacular view of the Kochi harbour and the Arabian Sea. The hotel offers many comfortable facilities like free wifi,...

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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 outset, it is our pleasure to know that you had an enjoyable stay at Vivanta by Taj-Malabar, Cochin and we really appreciate the time and effort taken to reach out to us. It is a matter of great pride that our services and facilities enhanced your stay experiences, making it...

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Lovely small property on the bay...good a few days stay...only complaint I had was they just can't handle the guest traffic at the breakfast buffet and it really detracts from the experience. Items run out and don't get replaced until multiple reminders. Other than that irritant, great experience.

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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! I would like to thank you for taking your valuable time and effort in sharing your feedback about the 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. With regards to our service...

Stourbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

One of the best hotels I have ever stayed in. The staff and levels of service were excellent. Nothing was too much trouble. We were looked after very well at the pool with towels and water provide on arrival. Then water melon was served in the morning and in the afternoon free ice cream cornets were served.

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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 outset I would like to thank you being a valued patron and happy to know that you had a comfortable stay at 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....

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great hotel, it is very close to the old part of Cochin but across the water and a very welcome calm oasis after a steamy morning seeing the sights of Cochin. The staff were extremely helpful and welcoming and professional. Our room was overlooking the harbour and had wonderful views of boats and ships and the old...

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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,...

mumbai, India
Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall experience was very poor. Do not organize any corporate events here. Management is not trained enough to handle with sensitivity or professionalism. Rooms & location is the only saviour. Chef thomas the head chef was very helpful & understanding. Wish the rest of management cared more about their guest

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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 taking your valuable time to communicate to us why our service did not meet your expectations. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every stay. I greatly appreciate your comments about various aspects and it is a matter of great...

abu dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of my best vacation from 35 Years as friendly hotel and services ,location ,best food Timing excellent for every things . staff and mangers very very friendly and helpful. Thank you all. The location and city very nice and evening view from hotel fantastic.

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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...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great atmosphere in this hotel staff are very friendly and well trained, food is excellent lounge area charming. Great swimming pool. Garden is beautiful Great yoga teacher. have stayed her three times now and will stay in the future.

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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 outset, it is our pleasure to know that you had an enjoyable stay at Vivanta by Taj-Malabar, Cochin and we really appreciate the time and effort taken to reach out to us. It is a matter of great pride that our services and facilities enhanced your stay experiences, making it...

Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service-excellent. Lovely bar with good drink selections.Breakfast, both western and local cuisine, was filling. Indian dinner was fabulous. Our corner room, with harbor view, was comfortable. Bathroom was a bit small, but no complaints here, as we were hardly in the room during our stay. We were part of a culinary tour of Southern India and spent a lot of...

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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...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
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  • 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
Region: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
Price Range: €116 - €298 (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:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#2 Business Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#2 Spa Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#3 Family Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#3 Romantic Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
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“Choose a room which is a corner room and on a higher floor for a spectacular view.”
 of 5 bubbles Chatter44, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Sea views.”
 of 5 bubbles 782theresas, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Try to secure a harbor view room on higher floors...”
 of 5 bubbles jwjruns, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for water view from the room”
 of 5 bubbles 964adishj, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Some rooms in the 'old' wing have poor views overlooking the back of the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles mke20122015, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
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