Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly Cochin hotel in Willingdon Island with 5 restaurants



Located on the waterfront, this family-friendly hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Kerala Folklore Museum, Spice Market, and Durbar Hall Art Gallery. Mattancherry Synagogue and Mattancherry Palace are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Hotel Features

5 restaurants, a marina, and a full-service spa are available at this hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free valet parking are also provided. Other amenities include an outdoor pool, a health club, and a bar/lounge.

Room Amenities

All 96 individually furnished rooms feature free WiFi and 24-hour room service. Comforts include premium bedding and pillow menus, and guests will also appreciate thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers.

Renovations & Closures

The hotel will be renovating from 10 April 2014 until further notice. The following areas are affected:
  • Swimming pool
During renovations, the hotel will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

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. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This 5-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms. Event facilities include a conference center and conference space. This Victorian hotel also offers a children's pool, a health club, and a spa tub. Complimentary valet parking is available on site.

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

  • Outdoor pool 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Children's pool 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Health club 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Meeting rooms 4 
  • Express check-in 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Hair salon 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Number of floors - 7 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Wedding services 
  • Concierge services 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Computer station 
  • Free WiFi 
  • 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  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • 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

  • Premium TV channels 
  • DVD player 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Slippers 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Desk 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Climate control 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free toiletries 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • 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.

Mattancherry - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Open 24 hours.

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 requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Braille or raised signage 
  • Accessible parking 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

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

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.


The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • New Year's Eve gala dinner fee
  • Christmas Eve gala dinner fee
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.

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We should mention

A fee for a mandatory Christmas Eve gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on 24 December. A fee for a mandatory New Year's Eve gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on 31 December.

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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