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Vivanta by Taj - Malabar

Willingdon Island, Wellington Island, Kochi / Cochin, India (Show on map)

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Formerly : Taj Malabar Hotel

"Courteous staff.homely feeling.good ambience..."

  • Kiran, India
  • August 27, 2014
  • Area: Wellington Island
  • Rooms: 95

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Vivanta by Taj - Malabar Kochi / Cochin - Superior Charm Heritage Room
Superior Charm Heritage Room
Vivanta by Taj - Malabar Kochi / Cochin - Superior Charm Heritage Room
Superior Charm Heritage Room
Vivanta by Taj - Malabar Kochi / Cochin - Superior Charm Sea View Room
Superior Charm Sea View Room
Vivanta by Taj - Malabar Kochi / Cochin - Premium Indulgence Sea View
Premium Indulgence Sea View
Vivanta by Taj - Malabar Kochi / Cochin - Deluxe Allure Suite
Deluxe Allure Suite
Vivanta by Taj - Malabar Kochi / Cochin - Exterior
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Vivanta by Taj - Malabar Kochi / Cochin - Exterior
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Vivanta by Taj - Malabar Kochi / Cochin - Exterior
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Vivanta by Taj - Malabar Kochi / Cochin - Exterior
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Vivanta by Taj - Malabar Kochi / Cochin - Exterior
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Vivanta by Taj - Malabar Kochi / Cochin - Exterior
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Vivanta by Taj - Malabar Kochi / Cochin - Exterior
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Vivanta by Taj - Malabar Kochi / Cochin - Exterior
Exterior
Vivanta by Taj - Malabar Kochi / Cochin - Infinity Pool
Infinity Pool
Vivanta by Taj - Malabar Kochi / Cochin - Swimming Pool
Swimming Pool
Vivanta by Taj - Malabar Kochi / Cochin - Swimming Pool
Swimming Pool
Vivanta by Taj - Malabar Kochi / Cochin - Infinity Pool
Infinity Pool
Vivanta by Taj - Malabar Kochi / Cochin - Spa
Spa
Vivanta by Taj - Malabar Kochi / Cochin - Spa
Spa
Vivanta by Taj - Malabar Kochi / Cochin - The Thai Pavillion
The Thai Pavillion
Vivanta by Taj - Malabar Kochi / Cochin - The Pepper Restaurant
The Pepper Restaurant
Vivanta by Taj - Malabar Kochi / Cochin - Dolphin’s Point(Open Out)
Dolphin's Point(Open Out)
Vivanta by Taj - Malabar Kochi / Cochin - The Rice Boat
The Rice Boat
Vivanta by Taj - Malabar Kochi / Cochin - Mattancherry Bar
Mattancherry Bar
Vivanta by Taj - Malabar Kochi / Cochin - Reception
Reception
Vivanta by Taj - Malabar Kochi / Cochin - Reception
Reception
Vivanta by Taj - Malabar Kochi / Cochin - Lobby
Lobby
Features of Vivanta by Taj - Malabar
Facilities

24-hour front desk

24-hour room service

airport transfer

babysitting

bar

business center

car hire

car park

coffee shop

concierge

elevator

executive floor

facilities for disabled guests

family room

laundry service

lockers

luggage storage

meeting facilities

newspapers

restaurant

room service

safety deposit boxes

salon

shops

smoking area

tours

 
Sports and Recreation

fitness center

garden

kids club

massage

outdoor pool

pool (kids)

sauna

spa

steamroom

water sports (non-motorized)

  
Internet

Wi-Fi in public areas

  
Parking

car park

valet parking

 
Languages Spoken

English

Hindi

 

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One of the world renowned Taj Hotels, Vivanta by Taj - Malabar offers luxurious accommodation on Willingdon Island with a sweeping view of the Cochin Harbour. The graceful heritage wing was built in 1935 in true Victorian grandeur, and the heritage suites are furnished and decorated in keeping with her regal history. The tower-wing of the hotel features luxuriously appointed suites, furnished with European elegance and sophistication and boasting stunning views of the harbor and waterfront. Take a romantic cruise on the hotel's private yacht for the ultimate view of Cochin'žs gorgeous sunsets, or treat yourself to the rejuvenating therapies of the Taj Spa, offering aromatherapy massages, yoga, body scrubs , and wraps. Reservations at Vivanta by Taj - Malabar are simple via our secure online booking form. Just enter your desired dates and submit. One of the world renowned Taj Hotels, Vivanta by Taj - Malabar offers luxurious accommodation on Willingdon ... see more
Children and extra beds:
Infant 0-3 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 4-11 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.

Guests over 11 years old are considered as adults.

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room policy for more details.

Airport Transfer Fee
3000 INR

Check-Out
12:00 PM

Distance from City Center
14.00 Km

Distance to Airport
45.00 Km

Earliest Check-In
02:00 PM

Internet Usage Fee
800 INR

Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors
Yes

Number of Bars
1

Number of Floors
7

Number of Restaurants
4

Number of Rooms
95

Room Voltage
220

Time to Airport (Minutes)
90

Year Hotel Built
1934

Vivanta by Taj - Malabar Kochi / Cochin - Food, drink and entertainment The Thai Pavillion
Find exotic Thai food at the only authentic Thai restaurant in Kerala. The Thai Pavilion. Where the subtle flavours hit home in true style. Discover how fresh herbs grown in our gardens add zest to the food. You may also choose to let your taste buds wander. Especially if you're inspired by the Chinese fishing nets that dot the waters across the hotel. The wide variety of authentic Thai favourites is complemented with a list of popular Oriental dishes as well. Located at the lobby level, the decor is vibrant and energetic. The Thai Pavilion has a host of regular guests from the city who keep coming back for more. Again. And again. Cuisine type: Thai, Chinese. Hours: 12.30 p.m. to 03.00 p.m. and 07.30 p.m. to 11.30 p.m. Location: Lobby level Attire: Smart Casual
Vivanta by Taj - Malabar Kochi / Cochin - Food, drink and entertainment The Rice Boat
You see a traditional 'kettuvalam' rice boat. You get the experience of entering one. The garden entrance takes the form of a full-scale prow with an authentic cane roof and lanterns adding to the ambience. You see the freshest catch. You get the pleasure of having it tossed in the chef's pan. The show kitchen of the restaurant prompts you to have a word with the chefs and modify the preparation of your food as per your wishes.You see the Chef cooking your meal. You get set for a superb journey. Through the regions where the rice boats travelled. Different coastal cuisines. In three distinctive sea food styles: Kerala backwater cuisine, featuring local sweet water fish and seafood cooked in authentic Kerala style; exotic ocean catch with lobsters, scampi, mussels and more; and Internationally-renowned seafood including Norwegian Salmon, oysters and clams.Gently savour soft shelled crab, attack a tiger prawn amidst curry leaves and shallots. Eat a smooth crab and coconut soup with scallions and then unfold a steamed banana leaf to discover grilled white snapper in a tangy tamarind and pepper sauce. The restaurant's extended windows offer panoramic views over the water. From the colonial warehouses of Fort Cochin, towards the open ocean and beyond. Cuisine type: Sea food. Hours: 12.30 p.m to 3.00 p.m and 7.30 p.m - 11.30 p.m. Location: Overlooking the waters down the lobbyAttire: Smart Casual
Vivanta by Taj - Malabar Kochi / Cochin - Food, drink and entertainment The Pepper
This all-day diner offers a variety of cuisines as well as soothing views of the backwaters and lush gardens. The easy charm and classic comfort dishes (from both East & West) make The Pepper a hot favourite round the clock.Here's where live food stations add to the action in Cochin's most sought after breakfast, lunchs.Not to be missed is the mutton stew and appams. In addition to the a la carte options and children's menu, the restaurant offers a fine dining experience involving a five-course candlelight dinner with special table settings. Whenever you need to eat, The Pepper is there with exactly what you need. We'll even pack you a breakfast to go.Cuisine type: All-day dining Mediterranean, Italian, North Indian and Kerala cuisine & wellness menus Location: Lobby levelHours: Open 24 hours Attire: Smart Casual
Vivanta by Taj - Malabar Kochi / Cochin - Food, drink and entertainment Dolphin's Point(Open Out)
It's out in the open. With the waters gently lapping two sides. A charming open-air restaurant by the bay side much loved for its outstanding barbeques and grills. Open from October to March, Dolphin's Point is delightful for an evening alfresco. The buffet with northwest frontier style kebabs and the seafood grills are a must have. Enjoy! Cuisine type: barbeque and grillLocation: Lobby levelHours: 7:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Attire: Smart Casual
Vivanta by Taj - Malabar Kochi / Cochin - Food, drink and entertainment Matancherry Bar
Relax. Sink in. Then watch the night warm up at Mattancherry, the lobby lounge bar at Vivanta by Taj - Malabar. The piano strikes the right chord. The drinks flow easy. Mattancherry has originals that are the most sought after. And the barman has many signature cocktails up his sleeve. The result of many a mix has resulted in wow combinations. You must try the Detox series, especially the Care and Cure recipes. Surprise yourself with amazing cocktails made with infused vodkas mixed with unusual ingredients like fennel seeds, tulsi, ginger and even bitter gourd. See fresh fruit and herbs happily muddled to make refreshing winners. The Malabar Rejuvenation and the KO Cochin are not to be missed. If you prefer the usual, settle down for the finest international spirits and marvel at the collection of rare Scotch whisky. Soak in the character of this place. Gently. One sip at a time.Cuisine type: Bar & Cocktail snacksLocation: Lobby levelHours: 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Attire: Smart Casual

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Fantastic

9.0

from 86 reviews

Value for Money
8.7
Location
8.1
Staff Performance
9.6
Hotel Condition/Cleanliness
9.5
Room Comfort/Standard
9.4
Food/Dining
8.9
All reviews (86)
Roger S. Couples United Kingdom, August 29, 2014
Wedding Party

food, staff, cleanliness
9.3
So good this is our second visit. Have nothing to complain about except the rain, here for my son's wedding so the time of year is immaterial.
Murray S. Couples Australia, August 29, 2014
All you could possibly want

Staff, food, facilities
9.7
Every second, from arrival greeting to departure goodbye was magical.
Kiran N. Families with young children India, August 27, 2014
Fort kochi through Taj

Courteous staff.homely feeling.good ambience
9
It was really great.We were received well.Pampered and felt royal.Special mention to Alex who served food in the restaurant. Excelent service. MY daughter miss him dearly.

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What's nearby? / Directions

What's nearby?
  • Jewish Synagogue 9 km
    St.Francis Church 10km
    Jew Town 7.5km
    Cherai Beach 38km
  • Dutch Palace 9 Km
    Santa Cruz Cathedral 11 Km
    Lulu Mall 18 Km
  • Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre 25 Km
    Lakeshore Hospital 13 Km
  • Ernakulam Junction Railway Station 10 Km
    Ernakulam Town railway Station 13 Km
  • Mobility Hub Vytilla (Bus Station) 14 Km
    Oberon Mall 18 Km
    Central Mall 11 Km



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Customers like this hotel for:
Distance to airport:
  • Kochi Naval Airport (3.2 Km)
  • Cochin International Airport (25.3 Km)
Customer comments:
  • "Friendly staff" , "Good food" , "Great view"
Top attractions in the area:
  • Jewish Synagogue (1.2 Km / 15 min walk)
  • Dutch Palace (1.2 Km / 15 min walk)
  • Jew Town (1.3 Km / 16 min walk)
  • Kerala Kathakali Centre (1.3 Km / 16 min walk)
Note: Distances are measured as a straight line, calculated from a starting point to a destination point.

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