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Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom

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Trivandrum, Kerala, India
Reviewed 16 April 2015 via mobile

We rode down on Triumph Tiger. My teenage daughter and I. It's an 180 Km kinda ride for us. This property is cool. 15 acres. With a man made lagoon and plenty of trees around. Lots of birds too...In fact the Kumarakom bird sanctuary shares the same boundary fence. Plenty of photo ops for those interested. We stayed in the...

3Thank Sunitfenn
Reviewed 14 April 2015 via mobile

A dear friend had her wedding here. And what a fantastic choice! I think the staff and management did a great job. It is so beautiful and peaceful. With the lake right outside your doorstep..what more could we ask for? The rooms were spacious, comfortable and very clean. Staff very helpful and efficient. We went peddle boating on the lake..great...

4Thank EricaJS
Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 13 April 2015

The hotel was fantastic It was our first trip to South India and it was a great experience in kumarakom. The hotel is truly beautiful with views of the sea and so much greenery. Hotel has an amazing team of staff and everyone tries to make your stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. We think one of the best...

1Thank rajputana2015
Reviewed 13 April 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderful time in the hotel. MR RAVIDRAN kept the children busy all the time with a unique care and special activities .we had tasty cooking lessons with the marveluse Chef Reynold and Exellent service by Mr Surjeet. All the staff was very helpful and smiling and caring- Sudeep Noel and Kuniama. A special thank to the great...

1Thank Roni G
Oxford, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2015

We really enjoyed the hotel and its facilities. We were upgraded to a beautiful suite on arrival which was great as we were travelling with a small child. The staff were great, and very child friendly too.

3Thank BabyFace14
Reviewed 7 April 2015 via mobile

going solo to kerala whilst i was four months pregnant surprised many including the other half. however i had to listen to my body needing a pregnancy treat so hubby agreed. although i stayed here barely a night from my base in alleppey the taj kumarakom will always remain special and trapped in postcard memories. took a spa indulgence came...

1Thank Ruchelleondgo
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 5 April 2015

I had an excellent experience because of the following reasons: It has a great pool Great service Great boat(in the evening) My personal favourite is the: Speedboat(in the afternoon) The hotel itself is one of the best with a great view Great activities like the kayaking which you do in your personal river Fishing also is awesome THE WORST: The...

Thank SiddhTheFlash
Reviewed 3 April 2015

Need a holiday home with some serene setting...relaxing place which will take you to a different world especially if you are a busy working person. With the backwaters and their "tea kadai" Chai shop in the evening....friendly Ravindar who can keep the children engaged with activities.....after 2 full days of stay we also went on the houseboat stay for 1...

1Thank Amritakripa
Reviewed 2 April 2015 via mobile

Very relaxing place. The staff is very friendly and always ready to help. We made a million requests and they helped us out with each one of them. Food was fabulous and I would strongly recommend the 'Currymeen' restaurant. Please try the seafood set menu. Overall a must visit destination.

2Thank Sidharth A
Barnet, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2015

Kumarakom is a popular tourism destination located near the city of Kottayam, in Kerala. Kumarakom lies on the shores of the pleasant Vembanad Lake, It is famous for its backwaters lush green paddy field. This is a quiet and peaceful place if you are looking for a relaxing holiday and if you want to be away from the hustle and...

2Thank Shaternat

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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: $264 - $924 (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 Spa Hotel in Kumarakom
#2 Romantic Hotel in Kumarakom
#3 Family Hotel in Kumarakom
#4 Luxury Hotel in Kumarakom
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“The cottages are very good”
 of 5 bubbles liseh956, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Delux delight rooms are good with good view of lake.”
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 of 5 bubbles vaibhava2013, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choose an off season for best value for money”
 of 5 bubbles GeorgeVil, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“get the standalone bungalow even if need to upgrade - well worth it”
 of 5 bubbles smithbc, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in rooms on the far side of the lagoon. Only sounds were the birds.”
 of 5 bubbles WisconsinTraveler076, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
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