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Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom

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Reviewed 11 August 2015

Excellent stay and excellent hospitality! Will be back most definitely. Highly recommend the Ayurveda spa, the Canoe ride through the village as well the Backwater cruise. Simply superb! Came back well rested and relaxed after this lovely stay.

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

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...

Muscat, Oman
Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

Seven star experience! Stayed deluxe allure villa for one night and they upgraded to pool villa for second night, it's a great Villa with amazing facilities! if you want to know what is hospitality, kindly do check in this property, you can feel it from GM to security....special thanks to Mr.Noel, who made our stay was very comfortable and special...hotel...

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

Dear Guest, Thank You very much for choosing to stay at Vivanta by Taj Kumarakom, Kerala and taking time to share your experiences on Trip Advisor. We are sincerely delighted that you found our hospitality par excellence. It is feedback from valued guests like you that motivates us to strive for excellence. My Team and I look forward to the...

Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Stayed in this resort for 3 days with my family. The ambience and service in superb in this resort. Good is very good and morning breakfast is having good variety. Best part is backwater lake and activities inside the resort. This was my second trip to resort after 10 years. Nothing is changed in 1 dacade.

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

Dear Guest, Thank You very much for choosing to stay at Vivanta by Taj Kumarakom, Kerala and taking time to share your experiences on Trip Advisor. We are indeed privileged to be of service to you. We are extremely delighted to note that you found our services excellent. This is a source of encouragement to us to enable us to...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Wonderful Place to stay, earthy and you can be with the nature , the support staff were very helpful smiling and assisting us in all ways . Many activities for the children for them to be occupied my son enjoyed it thoroughly .

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

Dear Guest, Thank You very much for choosing to stay at Vivanta by Taj Kumarakom, Kerala and taking time to share your experiences on Trip Advisor. It was our pleasure to have you stay with us and happy to hear that you had a comfortable stay and enjoyed our hospitality. I have shared your appreciation with the team for their...

Reviewed 4 August 2015

Excellent hotel. The staff went out of the way to make your stay comfortable. Very courteous and polite and always there to help. The food is good, specially the tender coconut snuffle (sugar-free is also available) and tender coconut ice cream.

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

Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj-Kumarakom, Kerala! I am pleased to note that our services and facilities were to your satisfaction. Your positive feedback about our hotel is deeply appreciated and has been communicated to all the members of my team. I once again thank you for your valuable comments and look forward to the pleasure of your continued...

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 4 August 2015

Honeslty Taj was not our 1st choice, but the other hotel was sold out hence Taj. The Taj property is very huge and beautiful. The rooms were decent enough. The experience of open air bathroom was spectacular and may not be able to forget it soon. But what won us over was their hospitality. Amazing staff.

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

Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj-Kumarakom, Kerala! Thank you for your kind feedback. It is feedback such as given by you that keeps the team motivated and encourages them to continue to deliver guest experiences. We once again thank you for your feedback and sincerely look forward to welcome you again at Vivanta by Taj Kumarakom, Kerala in near...

Princeton, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

Amazing service and hospitality. Stay at the Colonial Bungalow which is 150 years old is quite an amazing experience ! Food is good but not really worth the high prices! Absence of a full bar and lack of activities make the hotel a little boring to stay in for more than two days-

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

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. Your feedback has been shared with the...

Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 30 July 2015

It is perfect place to stay with family. So many things to do there for free. Only problem is food. It is really costly but tasty. Suggest all to go KTDC resort next to Taj Vivanta for food. Always book the cottage in front Lagoon, it is absolutely superb, worth for very penny, trust me on this.

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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. Your feedback has been shared with the...

Haryana, India
Reviewed 29 July 2015

7 star experience, the temptation villa was a great choice with the indoor pool and the view of lake vembanad from the window made the stay one of my best vacations in our country..the food was great, hospitality par excellence, the food and breverage manager akhil is a lovely being, made excellent arrangements for the meals..will visit again for sure..simply...

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Dear Guest, 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 satisfaction....

Sivakasi, India
Reviewed 28 July 2015

I stayed this hotel and enjoyed all type of activities and services. Swimming pool is very normal but location and rooms are very much attractive. Next to this hotel is Bird sanctuary, we visited this place by walk, it was also good

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Dear Guest, 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 your expectations....

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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  • Room Service
  • 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: $144 - $326 (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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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Take the mini-lake facing single cottages. Better than the inner-property suites.”
  • Sitout with every cottage looking out to mini-Lake
  • High ceiling spacious room
  • Large picture window in room looking out to mini-Lake
  • Sitout with every cottage looking out to mini-Lake
  • High ceiling in bedroom
  • Main bedroom
Sandeeproy1, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“all rooms facing the waterbody...”
ipiyush, 8 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Lake view rooms are nice.”
purplejane48, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms near the pool are spacious are located conveniently right in the middle of the resort.”
Lyf, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Best to be around the lake in the middle!!”
  • Rooms around the lake were great!!
Bel21a, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
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