Taj Residency, a star hotel located on Marine Drive at Ernakulam
, offers a stunning view of the sea, harbor, backwaters and the sunset. Accommodation facilities feature 108 centrally air-conditioned rooms including 12 suites. Amenities such as telephone with international direct dial facility, channel music and television with satellite programs are provided. Other facilities and services are 24 hour fitness centre, travel desk, car and boat rental, safe deposit lockers, currency exchange, doctor-on-call, babysitting, 24-hour room service and laundry.
The hotel has a multi cuisine restaurant, a bar, and an Indian restaurant named Utsav which serves North Indian and South Indian cuisines. Every evening there is instrumental Indian classical music, at Utsav. It has a fully equipped business centre and offers conference and banquet facilities. It also has a 40-seater deluxe boat for sunset cruises and private parties. The Taj Residency is only an hour's drive from the airport and 10 minutes from the railway station.