Taj Malabar, Kochi, Kerala
Here in the historic city of Fort Cochin, Kerala, the Trident hotel offers a wonderful contemporary oasis within a pretty garden setting. Looking after corporate and leisure clients alike, this hotel offers some of the best service in the city. Located on Willingdon Island, Trident Cochin is conveniently placed near the main sites of Cochin which include the Dutch Palace, Thripunithara Palace, the Chinese Fishing nets, Jewish Synagogue and St Francis Church.
Seamlessly blending luxury facilities with classic charm and comfortable interiors, Trident Cochin is set around a central garden courtyard. With only 77 rooms, it still retains an intimate feel, enhanced with the muted tones and local artefacts that furnish the hotel throughout. Out of the 77 rooms there are 8 spacious suites all replete with the latest mod cons and complementary wifi. Each of the rooms have large windows which look out into the lush tropical gardens below.
Following a full day of sightseeing enjoy a wide range of wellness and recreation facilities back at the hotel, that include the Trident Spa, with its extensive menu of specialist Ayurvedic treatments and rejuvenating therapies. There is also a well sized outdoor swimming pool and fully kitted out fitness centre. Yoga can also be arranged on request. There is even a recreation room equipped with a pool table, games and movies on demand.
The hotel celebrates Kerala’s reputation as a land of spices and fresh seafood. At the Travancore restaurant, there are regional dish from across the globe, whereas The Seafood Grill restaurant, serves a selection of freshly caught seafood grilled to your taste, in a pretty al fresco setting. One can also have a leisurely meal at The Patio in the relaxing outdoor lounge, or enjoy a sundowner at the Cochin Traders Bar, which has a lively atmosphere and lots of local touches.