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Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Nice Hotel to stay. Located in the heart of the city. Well maintained and quality of rooms are really nice. Food is very good, especially for non veg there are lot of varieties and they can get good quality of fishes in the Gods own country.

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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...

Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

This was our 3rd visit n stay in this property but after a gap of 2 decades ....Needless to say Taj hospitality is outstanding . This hotel is like a quaint piece of jewellry in a jewellry box. The location of the hotel is perfect and the view from our room was of the Harbor with ships lazily sailing by....

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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. 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. I would also like...

Gurgaon, India
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Taj is always unmistakable with its unique and very distinctive courtesy and room hygiene. Very attentive and well groomed staff who seem to be completely at peace connecting with guests and ensuring their experience is an event.

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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 the time you spent, as our guest's satisfaction is our main priority. Looking forward...

Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

2nd time visiting .As soon as you arrive there you can feel that you're in paradise, outstanding customer service. The best restaurants and spa, we have been many hotels and resorts around the world and we had a 7 star experience . Planning another trip there . Keep it up Taj cochin and kerala beautiful.

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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...

Augusta, United States
Reviewed 19 July 2015

My friend and I were on holiday in Kerala. This was our first stop.The staff made our stay very comfortable and we loved every moment.. Check in was a breeze, room service was quick, staff were friendly. Good memories! A must stay in Kochi.

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj-Malabar, Cochin! 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 service and facilities at our hotel measured up to your expectation. I am certain this will serve as a source of inspiration for us...

Ahmedabad, India
Reviewed 17 July 2015

I stayed with my family here for 2 nights. It was a awesome experience, excellent staff prompt service, mind blowing specially Ms. supari on front desk & Mr. Dinesh Babu in coffee shop made our stay awesome.

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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 about the hotel. We are very pleased that you felt well-taken care of during your stay. It is the feedback from our esteemed and valued guests which gives us an opportunity...

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 15 July 2015

Hotel is about 45-60 minutes from the airport, at 45km, due to poor roads. Lots of surrounding green lawn and colorful flowers at the edge of island/peninsula. The hotel layout was seven floors and two average speed elevators. Two sets of fast elevators, seven floors, most with “channel views”. Some room-to-room noise but no traffic noise (but ships sound very...

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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. We noticed that your feedback is very detailed and captures all the aspects of hotel principally the services. It is the feedback from our esteemed and valued guests which gives us...

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 15 July 2015

Excellent Hotel. Amazing view. Super swimming pool. Awesome breakfast. It is a must stay for every visitor coming to Kochi. I stayed in the heritage wing. Room size looked bigger. Very good spa. Excellent gym facilities.

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj-Malabar, Cochin! We would like to express our gratitude for sharing a very positive review about your recent experience at our hotel. We do appreciate hearing from our guest, as their comments are vital for us to continue in improving our services. I am happy to note that you had an excellent stay with...

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Tried their two resturants- Rice Boat and Pepper. Rice Boat was ok other was an insult to the guest. The staff gave all sorts of excuses but in reality they dont care which is expressed in the food. Staff service was very good

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj-Malabar, Cochin! At the outset I would like to thank you for being a valued patron and sharing your feedback on your recent stay at Vivanta by Taj-Malabar, Cochin! We are truly disappointed to hear that your stay did not meet the expectations while we strive to ensure each guest is given a seamless...

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 12 July 2015

I stayed for 4 nights here. My stay was well taken care by the staff. The service was excellent. It is a wonderful place to stay if you want to be explore Kochi. Kochi is the business capital of Kerala but can be fun for leisure and family travel as well. The concierge and the travel desk are very helpful,...

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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. 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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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free Parking
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  • Spa
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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: €110 - €473 (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 Spa 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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“We are fortunate to be upgraded to a sea view room which would be worth booking.”
 of 5 bubbles TheJaynie, 7 Dec 2016 | 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, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“As far as I could tell, all rooms are equally good.”
 of 5 bubbles SE228, 7 Dec 2016 | 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, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Corner room ideal on the old section”
 of 5 bubbles MAQMelbourne, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
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