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Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom

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Reviewed 27 May 2015

This is probably one of the best properties in Kumarakom. It has a huge private lake with historical Baker's house within the property. We stayed in a cottage and the rooms were excellent except for the AC. For some reason the AC wasn't very effective. Food is excellent. The property is right on the banks of Vembanad lake which is...

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 26 May 2015

Taj Vivanta at Kumarakoam is a great place to relax and spend quality time with family. It gives you a lot of options especially for the kids. The staff are also very courteous and take care of you well. The facilities are good and overall a good resort to spend about 3 days

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Thank Deepa S
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 23 May 2015

My wife & I stayed at this property for 3 nights. We stayed in a deluxe allure villa. The villa was extremely spacious and very inviting. The bathroom deserves a special mention. It was huge, had a nice big bath tub and an open shower. What is more, there was a fan in there as well. The room had a...

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1Thank AB_SSK
Reviewed 20 May 2015

We had a great time staying here. It was a relaxing trip. You can enjoy boating in lagoon, cycling, morning canoe trip to local villages, pottery and many such activities. The way they promote local culture by inviting local artists to perform every evening is a great initiative. Food is awesome and the staff are very cooperative and friendly.

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Thank Chetan L
Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 19 May 2015

I was in this property for 3 nights recently and it was one of the best stay / vacation I ever had. Extremely peaceful, stunning nature beauty, and a must visit place for bird watchers as the place next to resort has a bird sanctuary. Food - Excellent Service - Excellent Over All Hospitality - Greatest so far !!!! and...

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Thank sandipnarayan
Bangalore, India
Reviewed 18 May 2015

We had a fantastic time with family and Thanks Taj Kumarakom for the great services provided to us at all times.....Kudos to the whole team......and the mouth watering eateries provided from time to time and the wonderful view of the lake and the boating experience will remain in our minds forever.

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1Thank Suja G
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 16 May 2015

Great place for a family or romantic getaway. Its away from all the hustle and bustle of daily life. Pamper yourself with the healing Ayurvedic massage and singing birds. Spot a few Kingfishers and Woodpeckers. Devour the delicious food !

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Thank Vinithra K
Kerala, India
Reviewed 16 May 2015

Very Good Restaurant at a very good location in Kumarakom. Should never miss a visit to this place if you are in Kottayam, I make it a must to visit here every time I go to Kottayam. You can enjoy the beauty of the back water and good food in a leisurely way. drive takes a long time from town...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 15 May 2015

Our expectation of a relaxed and a soothing 3 nights stay was shattered because of the extremely rude and indifferent attitude of some of the staff, including the General Manager Mr Jayanta Das. The staff under the guidance of the GM went to the extent of counting the number of breads/ bun being taken by children while having the buffet...

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6Thank vishalagrawal2015
Bangalore, India
Reviewed 13 May 2015

Excellent place to stay. Staff were very friendly, helpful & cooperative. Overall we had a very nice time, except for the slow service at Curry Meen Restaurant. It took more than 45 minutes for the lunch / dinner to be served after placing the order.

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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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: $261 - $624 (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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“Take Lagoon view”
  • Laggon inside the hotel resort
 of 5 bubbles Kalkiavatar5, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“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.”
  • Sunset as seen from Taj Kumarakom
  • The sunset watching area
  • Rooms as seen from across the lagoon
  • Delux Vill rooms at Taj Kumarakom
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  • The Delux Villa
 of 5 bubbles ad0312, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“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
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