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Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

its a beautiful and wonderful place. famous for nature, The hotel is so comfortable. you will get unforgettable memories, boating experience is superb. we will get so delicious kerala food. Seafood is better option

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Jayanta D, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Abhilash, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj- Kumarakom, Kerala! We are delighted to receive your review of your wonderful stay with us. It is indeed a team effort with an unwavering goal towards guest satisfaction, which constantly motivates us to be on our toes. I am happy to note that the services rendered by my team were to your...

Hyderabad
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 3 nights at Taj Kumarokam with parents and kids. Extremely wonderful stay and polite/courteous staff that went the extra mile to make sure our stay was memorable. They took good care of parents/kids dietary needs. The house boat arranged by the hotel was simply amazing.

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Dear Mr. Kothari , Greetings from Vivanta by Taj-Kumarakom, Kerala! We are most delighted to note that you had a wonderful experience in our hotel. We would like to thank you for letting us know how impressed you were with the services offered by our team during your stay. We are glad to know that our product and services exceeded...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were 2 families and we spent one night in the houseboat and it was an unforgettable experience .The rooms were comfortable and airconditiining was turned on from 6 pm.There was a dining room and the food was local fare and very fresh and wholesome.But it's the cruise on the river that makes this choice truly charming.The riverscape, the birds...

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Jayanta D, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Meera, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj- Kumarakom, Kerala! We are delighted to receive your review of your wonderful stay with us. It is indeed a team effort with an unwavering goal towards guest satisfaction, which constantly motivates us to be on our toes. I am happy to note that the services rendered by my team were to your...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Actually I am kind of late in writing this review, I stayed at this property in Mid Oct-2016 for three nights. I booked it through discounted website but since booking till check-out resort management helped me a lot. I booked deluxe cottage along the shore of man-made lake inside property. It was nice view and room size was reasonable with...

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Dear Mr. Jay , Thank you for choosing Vivanta by Taj Kumarakom for your stay. Your comments will be shared with our entire team. We are delighted to know that you had a memorable experience with us. We make every effort to maintain high standards of timely and quality service delivery that Taj is known for and we are happy...

Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is awesome. The hospitality extended by the staff makes you feel on top of the world. We were upgraded to a beautiful cottage with sit-out at the backyard overlooking the lake. Bike rides, swimming, evening entertainment is really brilliant. It is a great place to unwind. The only complain is the food is overpriced and the quality needs...

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Dear Ms. Laksmipriya , Thank you for the review for your stay with us. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed this experience and service at the hotel. It is the feedback from our esteemed guests which gives us an opportunity to further enhance our services. We have made a note of your feedback. Your feedback has been shared...

Vadodara, India
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an amazing short trip To Taj Kumarakom with friends and family. We thoroughly enjoyed the hospitality and particularly the choice and quality of food was simply awesome. The hotel is very well located at the Backwaters and we had great experience. We would recommend this to all.

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Dear Mr. Manish , Greetings from Vivanta by Taj- Kumarakom, Kerala! We are delighted to receive your review of your wonderful stay with us. It is indeed a team effort with an unwavering goal towards guest satisfaction, which constantly motivates us to be on our toes. I am happy to note that the services rendered by my team were to...

Mumbai, India
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the best properties I have visited. The property is spread across 15 acres and provides guests with ample options to make their trip a memorable one. The staff is very courteous and they reach out to each and every customer to ensure that they can serve them well. Overall I am very happy to have chosen...

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Dear Mr. Vishnu , Greetings from Vivanta by Taj-Kumarakom, Kerala! We are most delighted to note that you had a wonderful experience in our hotel. We would like to thank you for letting us know how impressed you were with the services offered by our team during your stay. We are glad to know that our product and services exceeded...

Sydney
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want to unwind and be in a tranquil location this resort is the place. We stayed in a beautiful cottage ample room for us all right by the swimming pool. (kept very clean) There is great entertainment for the kids, a park, Pottery classes, boat rides bike rides, games etc. At 4pm is a complimentary boat ride around...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for the review for your stay with us. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed this experience and service at the hotel. It is the feedback from our esteemed guests which gives us an opportunity to further enhance our services. We have made a note of your feedback with regards to the Food & Beverage...

Kolkata
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While one half of Kerala is the beauty along the Western Ghats, the other majestic half is its intricate network of lakes, lagoons, canals, and the famous backwaters. Vembanad Lake, the largest lake in Kerala and spans across three districts - Alappuzha, Kottayam and Ernakulam. One of the most popular destination on the shore of the lake is Kumarakom, which...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Vivanta by Taj Kumarakom for your stay. Your comments will be shared with our entire team. We are delighted to know that you had a memorable experience with us. We make every effort to maintain high standards of timely and quality service delivery that Taj is known for and we are happy to note...

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for new year eve celebration. You can come to the resort and just relax inside the compound. They have everything that you need for a relaxed holiday within the resort. The staff is very friendly and is very attentive to your concerns and requests. The best part is swimming pool and lake bed - both great spots to...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for the review for your stay with us. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed this experience and service at the hotel. It is the feedback from our esteemed guests which gives us an opportunity to further enhance our services. We have made a note of your feedback with regards to improve the spa rooms...

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  • Pool
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kumarakom is a popular tourist destination in the Kottayam district of Kerala. Located on the picturesque Vembanad Lake, Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom, Kerala, is a 30-minute drive from the Kottayam railway station or an hour's drive from Cochin city. Kerala's backwaters surround the 140-year old colonial bungalow which houses this resort. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom

Address: 1/404 Kumarakom, Kumarakom 686563, India (Formerly Taj Garden Retreat)
Region: India > Kerala > Kumarakom
Price Range: $269 - $623 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom 5*
Number of rooms: 28
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Also Known As:
Vivanta By Taj - Kumarakom Hotel Kumarakom
Taj Garden Retreat Hotel Kumarakom
Kumarakom Taj Garden Retreat
Vivanta By Taj - Kumarakom Kerala
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Kumarakom
#2 Spa Hotel in Kumarakom
#3 Family Hotel in Kumarakom
#4 Luxury Hotel in Kumarakom
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“Unless you want private pool, go with Deluxe cottage and as close as possible to Reception (lower room number)”
 of 5 bubbles 30jayp, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“comfortable & ample room space”
 of 5 bubbles , 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“While the Delux Villas are excellent, the other rooms are equally good.”
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“Pool facing room was great. You just walk out of room straight into the swimming pool area surrounded by lush green trees.”
 of 5 bubbles P_asthana, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try to get a pool facing room”
 of 5 bubbles Venkym, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
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