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(* Lowest nightly rate based on stay from 07/20/2015 to 07/24/2015)
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Malabar Hotel
Willingdon Island
Cochin 682009
  • 2008 Conde Nast Traveller UK Readers Travel Awards.
  • Conde Nast Traveller, UK 5th Annual Readers Spa Awards 2008 - No. 8
Situated on the Willindon Island, which has magnificent views of the Cochin harbour and beautiful backwaters, the Taj Malabar is a fine blend of old world charm and contemporary amenities.

Hotel Overview

Taj Malabar enchanting poised overlooking the scenic backwaters of Cochin-offering an exotic fusion of cozy contemporary facilities in a heritage old world charm. The only 5 star deluxe hotel in Kerala, The Taj Malabar is located on the tip of Willingdon Island and commands a magnificent view of the backwaters. It was built in the 1930`s as a hotel for the disembarking passengers of Bibby line. The Taj Malabar has 2 wings the tower wing (rooms and suites overlooking the harbour and the sea) and the heritage wing ( old world rooms with wooden flooring).

The hotel has been upgraded to meet the needs of the modern business traveler,a state of the art business centre,internet connectivity in the rooms. Taj Malabar has an activity centre,a health spa (to open in September 2001 which will included a beauty parlour,N Ayurveda Center,a gym,stream and jacuzzi) the Aquarius the infinity swimming pool cascading into the backwaters, a gift shop. The room facilities included CCTV,internet and email facilities,tea/coffee maker,fruit basket in room,shower cubicle and el-safe in Heritage wing, herbal toiletries,mini bar,large work desk,24 hour hot and cold water. Pick up from Varkala Station. Buffet breakfast and a Resort credit ( which can be used for all facilities such as F and B, Spa and other activities at the hotel except transportation ) of USD 30 on double occupancy per stay, USD 15 on single occupancy per stay, USD 15 for extra adult above 12 years per stay. A backwater cruise at Kappil Beack. Use of swimming pool, gym, library, table tennis and activity centre. Current taxes. Stay for two children under the age of 12 years in the parents room with maximum one extra bed at no additional charge. room only ) Extra adult rate is inclusive of bed and breakfast only.

Situated on Willingdon Island with a magnificent view of Cochin harbour, the Taj Malabar combines old-world elegance with modern day convenience. In its heritage wing, built in 1935, graceful Victorian interiors aptly reflect the inherent beauty of Cochin. Its tower wing houses newly renovated guestroom suites, each a delicate mix of the classic with the contemporary.

Amenities & Activities

  • Car Rental
  • Complimentary Newspaper
  • Concierge Services
  • Fitness Center
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Mini Bar
  • Restaurant on site
  • Secretarial Services

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