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Vivanta by Taj - Malabar

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Ra'anana, Israel
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This was one of the best hotels we have stayed in india. Everything -from the room, to the food and most of all- the staff really do their best so that you will have great time. Loved it and if I'lk ever come back to Cochi-this is where I want to stay.

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Vishakapatnam, India
1 review
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at this hotel recently to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. On arrival we were upgraded to the bayview suite which was a happy surprise. The overall ambience is soothing and relaxing making for a great experience. The evening boat rides is another way to relax with family and friends. The distance from city is a perceived problem but... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to live in. Serene, very family oriented, old world charm. I'd come here over and over again. Very affordable for all types of travellers. Book on Agoda and you'll get some awesome offers.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is located in wellindon island , a place away from hush hush of city and has a spectacular view of ocean mouth and shipyards. Rooms are heritage type and well appointed. Food , ambience, hospitality is at best. They also arrange pvt ferry and yacht.

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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... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

IN Cochin, I can think of no better place to stay. Location, staff, meals, rooms. It has it all. I will repeat that for emphasis: Location, staff, meals, rooms. It has it all. When I return to Cochin, I will definitely stay here 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! 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... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our travel agent recommended this hotel for our stay in Kochi for three nights. Two couples and myself had been on a tour of 20 people in the north and central India and the five of us wanted to visit the province of Kerola in the south.The Taj Malabar is a very nice hotel on the water close to Old... More 

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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 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... More 

Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Another great Taj property hotel. Very well maintained hotel property. Room was large a very comfortable with sea view. The breakfast and lunch buffet was good. Not much to do off the property. We took a site seeing tour as the hotel is far from the main markets and shops. Note that the hotel does not serve liquor. A few... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Vivanta By Taj Malabar is in a class on its own - superb service, superb location. It has everything going for it. The new wing is better than the heritage wing. Always seek a sea facing room. The boat trip in the evening is a must for first time visitors. The only flaw was when we visited the hotel this... More 

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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 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. We have also made... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time i fly to Kochin i stay here at this amazing property. I personally love to stay at Vivanta By Taj properties as their service is always excellent and was definitely not disappointed by Vivanta By Taj- Malabar. The view of the sea is amazing especially in the monsoon season! Breakfast is amazing and really really tasty. Rooms are... More 

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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... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the great properties of Taj in cochin. Located far off from city on an island. Perfect destination for holidays. (+) Nice location Provides boat ride Nice pool (-) Very far from City Building needs renovation

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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 have shared your concerns with the design and development... More 

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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: £93 - £406 (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), Kerala, India
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#3 Romantic Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#3 Family Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#3 Spa Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
#4 Luxury Hotel in Kochi (Cochin)
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“Sea facing room. Take a sunset room in the new wing or a suite”
 of 5 bubbles raghupalat, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“It is worth the extra to get a room with a balcony, watching the sunset after the cruise was pretty cool!”
 of 5 bubbles , 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms above 3rd floor has got amazing sea views.”
 of 5 bubbles Joelzmathew, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“sea side room with the garden view are really great and romantic”
 of 5 bubbles , 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Take sea view rooms on the top floor”
 of 5 bubbles 406prabhud, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
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