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Located in Willingdon Island, Vivanta by Taj - Malabar, Cochin is 4.9 mi (7.9 km) from Kerala Folklore Museum and 5.3 mi (8.6 km) from Spice Market. This 96-room, 5-star hotel welcomes business and leisure travelers with a marina, a full-service spa, and 5 restaurants. It's on the waterfront and also close to Jain Temple and Mattancherry Palace.


This hotel is home to 5 onsite restaurants, perfect for a quick bite to eat. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service, or get a quick energy boost at the coffee shop/café. For your convenience, breakfast is available for a fee.


The 96 rooms are recently renovated and have an array of amenities, including refrigerators, coffee makers, and free newspapers. 32-inch LCD TVs come with satellite channels and DVD players, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Beds are dressed in premium bedding and pillow menus, and bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries. Free bottled water, ceiling fans, and laptop-compatible safes are also available.

Property features

Guests of Vivanta by Taj - Malabar, Cochin have access to a marina, a full-service spa, and an outdoor pool. You can take advantage of free valet parking, along with an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for INR 3500 per vehicle roundtrip. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and securing valuables. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include a children's pool, a health club, and a spa tub.


  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free valet parking
  • Onsite dining
  • Marina

Vivanta by Taj - Malabar, Cochin

Willingdon Island Cochin Kerala 682009

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Vivanta by Taj - Malabar, Cochin features a marina and an outdoor pool. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 5 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. Business amenities at this 5-star property consist of a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms.

A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. 4 meeting rooms are available. This Victorian hotel also offers a children's pool, a health club, and a spa tub. For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is offered to guests. Onsite valet parking is complimentary.

Vivanta by Taj - Malabar, Cochin has designated areas for smoking.

  • Outdoor pool 
  • Children's pool 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Steam room 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Health club 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Meeting rooms 4 
  • Express check-in 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Hair salon 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Number of floors - 7 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Wedding services 
  • Concierge services 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Computer station 
  • Total number of rooms - 96 
  • Library 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Conference center 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Conference space 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Marina on site 
  • Garden 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 4 
  • Year Built 1935 
  • Number of restaurants - 5 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Refrigerator  
  • DVD player  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free valet parking

Room Amenities

Vivanta by Taj - Malabar, Cochin offers 96 air-conditioned accommodations with DVD players and laptop-compatible safes. Each accommodation is individually furnished. Beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 32-inch LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels and pay movies. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries.

This Cochin hotel provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and hair dryers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include irons/ironing boards.

  • Premium TV channels 
  • DVD player 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Slippers 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Desk 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Down comforter 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Pillow menu 
  • LCD TV 

Where to Eat

Pepper - Onsite coffee shop. A children's menu is available. Open 24 hours.

Thai Pavillion - This fine-dining restaurant serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Rice Boat - This restaurant specializes in seafood and serves lunch and dinner.

Dolphins Point - This restaurant specializes in seafood and serves dinner only.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

A marina and a health club are featured at the hotel. An outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a steam room.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 

Spa Services

The onsite spa has massage/treatment rooms. Services include facials, body wraps, body scrubs, and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.

  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessible bathroom 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.
To register at this property, guests who are Indian citizens must provide a valid photo identity card issued by the Government of India; Permanent Account Number (PAN) cards will not be accepted due to national regulations. Guests who are foreign nationals must present a valid passport and visa.
Indian citizens must show a PAN card at check-out for cash transactions exceeding INR 25000.


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of INR 3300 per pet, per stay

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Please note: To comply with local law, no alcohol will be served in this property on the first day of every month. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: INR 4760.00
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per child: INR 4760.00 (from 1 to 11 years old)
  • Christmas Day (25 December) Gala Dinner per adult: INR 4848.00
  • Christmas Day (25 December) Gala Dinner per child: INR 3393.60 (from 5 to 11 years old)
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: INR 8925.00
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: INR 8925.00 (from 1 to 11 years old)
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: INR 750 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: INR 3500 per vehicle (roundtrip)
  • Pet fee: INR 3300 per pet, per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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  • Vivanta Taj Cochin
  • Vivanta Taj Malabar
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  • Vivanta Taj Malabar Hotel Cochin
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  • Vivanta By Taj - Malabar Hotel Kochi (Cochin)
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  • Vivanta Taj Malabar Cochin Hotel

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in EarthCheck, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

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