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Vivanta by Taj - Malabar

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

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Formerly : Taj Malabar Hotel

"1) Hospitality 2) food 3) location...."

  • Varithamby, United Kingdom
  • July 28, 2015
  • Area: Wellington Island
  • Rooms : 95
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Features of Vivanta by Taj - Malabar
Facilities

24-hour front desk

24-hour room service

airport transfer

babysitting

bar

bicycle rental

business center

car hire

car park

coffee shop

concierge

currency exchange

elevator

executive floor

express check-in/check-out

facilities for disabled guests

family room

laundry service

library

lockers

luggage storage

meeting facilities

newspapers

pets allowed

poolside bar

restaurant

room service

safety deposit boxes

salon

shops

smoking area

tours

 
Sports and Recreation

children's playground

fitness center

games room

garden

kids club

massage

outdoor pool

pool (kids)

sauna

spa

steamroom

water sports (non-motorized)

Internet

free Wi-Fi in all rooms

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.


When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.


Airport Transfer Fee
3000 INR

Check-In From
02:00 PM

Check-Out Until
12:00 PM

Distance from City Center
14.00 Km

Distance to Airport
45.00 Km

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 - 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

Recent customer comments

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Fantastic

9.0

from 103 reviews

Value for Money
8.7
Location
8.1
Staff Performance
9.6
Hotel Condition/Cleanliness
9.5
Room Comfort/Standard
9.3
Food/Dining
8.9
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Varithamby S. Families with young children United Kingdom, July 28, 2015
Best place to dine..

1) Hospitality 2) food 3) location.
8.7
I am from UK ... We experienced very plesent stay here in Taj Malabar.. It's my third time here.. This time I visited with my family and friends.. Food and hospitality always best in Taj hotels.. We had great time .. I highly recommend for any one travelling to Kerala...
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Indira U. Families with young children India, July 23, 2015
Great place to stay

Location, staff, views
10
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Praveen G. Families with young children Malaysia, July 8, 2015
Highly recommended

Impeccable service and staff, except food quality and presentation and attention to detail
9.7
If you are reading this review and considering booking this hotel, I would recommend to book right away. So pleased with or excellent stay. Service was one of the best I've received and I've stayed in quite a few luxury hotels. Also enjoyed the conplimetary afternoon tea and river cruise. Also excellent fine dining at the rice boat restaurant. You must have the coconut soufflé!! Thanks Taj and look forward to my next stay :)
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Abdulla M. Families with older children Maldives, June 28, 2015
Very quiet n relaxing

Good food, Good front staff service, view nice
7.7
Quite Good
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Hiten M. Families with older children India, June 23, 2015
excellent place to stay with family

courteous staff, best food and great care
10
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Saravana M. Groups Malaysia, June 6, 2015
The credit goes to all the staffs of the hotel.

Surrounded by waters. Clean. Humble staffs
9.3
Lovely and memorable holidays
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Georgie B. Couples United Kingdom, March 28, 2015
Holiday

Pool, view
6.3
It was okay, disappointed by food, it was very expensive for the area and the curries were bland.
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Atul M. Couples Australia, March 4, 2015
Best Hotel

Location, Views, Ambience
10
Fantastic Views, Excellent Service. Very Well and tastefully furnished.. Buffet Food was Excellent. Cultural shows every evening an absolute bonus
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Anil P. Business travelers United Kingdom, November 26, 2014
A good hotel

Room and Staff
5.7
A hotel with a good location on the back waters of Cochin . The room had good facilities, the staff were friendly and accommodating. Choice of bars and restaurants within the hotel were ok. Staff made the difference service with a smile.
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Pritesh P. Groups United Kingdom, November 19, 2014
A wonderful hotel

The level of service
10
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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:
  • Dutch Palace (1.2 Km / 15 min walk)
  • Jewish Synagogue (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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