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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having stayed at several hotels in the Taj group on this trip and other times, we were very disappointed by the quality of service at the Taj Vivanta Malabar. We arrived on a Saturday and in the absence of an hotel services directory we sought advice as to our dining options and meal times. We spoke to several staff members...

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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 candid review of your recent stay at our hotel. 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 concern for me and...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Raj Malabar hotel in Kochi is idyllically located on the northern tip of Willingdon Island surrounded by the expansive harbour. The outdoor pool and Dolphin Point alfresco restaurant have spectacular water views. Inside there is a charming old world bar and the food at the signature Rice Boat seafood Indian restaurant is sensational. Our corner room on the third...

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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...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great location. The hotel is overlooking the sea and our seaview room was breathtaking. The hospitality from the entire staff was applaudable. The restaurants in the hotel serve delicious cuisine and breakfast selection leaves you spoilt for choice. An excellent hotel which meets the Taj standards. Just a INR4 ferry ride to the main town.

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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...

Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a little concerned as we drove through the derelict-looking area of the Port of Cochin towards the hotel. But once we were through the gates, any fears were dispelled. This is a great modern hotel. Great room, great food. We particularly enjoyed sitting by the pool overlooking the waterway where we watched small boats, trawlers, waterbuses, ferries, oil...

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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 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...

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well-appointed room lovely public rooms and gardens Nice touches like free ice creams in the gardens and coffee/tea and snacks in the evening. Very good food with lots of variety Evening tour around the lake on the hotel's boat is well worthwhile

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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. My team and I look forward to your continued visits and take this opportunity to assure...

Hyderabad, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Taj Malabar has an awesome location and good value. Good place to relax and enjoy with family. Excellent staff and service. Do enjoy the evening tea and sunset cruise. Had a great time with our family... Must stay place in Kochi.

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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,...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An outstanding hotel, grounds and facilities lovely and enjoyed a poolside lunch. A nice menu for lunch, great setting and service. The other dining areas all had varied and complete menus and beautiful settings. We chose a hotel in Ft Kochi for the convenience of sightseeing opportunities not requiring a water taxi and don't regret the decision, except for 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! 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...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful heritage property right on the banks of the Fort Kochi backwaters. Stunning views and lovely rooms. The place is extremely relaxing. Hotel staff is very polite and helpful. I stayed over the weekend (Feb 24-26), it was as dreamy as it could be. The food was outstanding. I took the Taj cars for sightseeing. I found...

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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. My team and I look forward to your continued visits and take this opportunity to assure...

Princeton, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is located in a man made island called Wellington. The interesting part of Cochin is located in the nearby island called Fort Kochy. This hotel is superb with their customer service. The rooms need updating.

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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....

Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel belongs to the organization of the Vivanta at Aurangbad. It s well located near the river, the rooms are clean and well organized. The services are of good quality BUT in some cases there is a lack of service mainly at the reception personnel,one of the examples that represents it is the loss of my spectacles, I report...

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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. 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,...

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: £104 - £255 (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:
#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.”
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“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”
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“Some rooms in the 'old' wing have poor views overlooking the back of the hotel”
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