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Vivanta by Taj Bekal

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Traveled in October with wife and two kids. Booked the private pool room. It was an excellent vacation - Thanks to TAJ. The Hotel was excellent. Having a private pool, backwaters in beach in the same hotel is an amazing experience. The room was very tastefully designed. Outdoor shower and tub were a nice touch. Service is prompt as expected...

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GauravMiglani, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj Bekal, responded to this review

Dear agarwalamit1981, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We are very glad to know you were pleased with the hotel overall. We look forward to hosting your stay once again and continuing to meet your expectations. Please feel free to contact me directly and it will be my pleasure to...

Delhi, India
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed there for one night only. (20/10/2016). We were upgraded to a premium room, which was a villa with a pool inside. We enjoyed the pool a lot. The open air tub was also enjoyable. Overall the arrangement of the rooms was excellent. However, the lighting system was felt to be slightly complicated. Breakfast, truly good. Checkin and checkout...

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Dear amborummal, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We are very glad to know you were pleased with the hotel overall. We look forward to hosting your stay once again and continuing to meet your expectations. Please feel free to contact me directly and it will be my pleasure to...

Reviewed 21 October 2016

Beautiful property with backwater view and a private beach.This is the place to be if you want to relax and do nothing. It has a great pool with scenic views. The back waters are great place to sit and enjoy the view. The Swing bed is another highlight. We asked for early check in and late check out. They allowed...

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Dear Hitesh P, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We are very glad to know you were pleased with the hotel overall. We look forward to hosting your stay once again and continuing to meet your expectations. Please feel free to contact me directly and it will be my pleasure...

Mangalore, India
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We had a great experience at Taj Bekal. Staff were courteous, the room was excellent, the food was great!! Overall a very good facility. We stayed with 2 kids, there were number of activities for family which kept us occupied.

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Dear Kiran K, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We are very glad to know you were pleased with the hotel overall. We look forward to hosting your stay once again and continuing to meet your expectations. Please feel free to contact me directly and it will be my pleasure...

Reviewed 18 October 2016

The Property is a class of its own. Beautifully done with quite a bit of attention to detail. The Staff is really courteous and helpful. They really helped with taking care of our young toddlers needs to the best. From the point of arrival to the departure from the property the stay was fabulous. Another of a great Taj Property...

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Dear Anurag B, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We are very glad to know you were pleased with the hotel overall. I have also noted your feedback regarding the overall taste of North Indian food on the menu and we will surely work towards improving the same. We look...

Reviewed 17 October 2016

The only star is for the property and surroundings else it is a shame for a Taj Property with such ineffective and low standards of service. Day 1, Incident 1: We checked in at 2.45 pm and were relaxing when there was a call for turn down service at 3.45 pm. I am amazed how the staff is not aware...

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Reviewed 17 October 2016

As a family we stayed here between 11-14 Oct. A pleasurable n luxurious experience at a silent beach place which overlooks backwaters and has a really nice pool to spend all day...What we liked: Courteous staff n welcome, fish feeding pond, beach, complimentary cycles, backwater activity n just the unending greenery all over. Few things which could have been better...

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Dear Sudheer V, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We are very glad to know you were pleased with the hotel overall. I have also noted your feedback regarding the taste of food and the availability of additional activities in the resort and we will surely work towards improving the...

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Reviewed 15 October 2016

An excellent piece of property of 25 plus acres. It has sea beach, back sea water and with river view and a world class Jiva Spa. The hospitality offered by all staff was above the mark. At front desk Amit, Yash, Pramod & Allan were always available with smiling faces for services all the time. Ranjith and Sheeba were happy...

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Dear Pavan D, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We are very glad to know you were pleased with the hotel overall. We look forward to hosting your stay once again and continuing to meet your expectations. Please feel free to contact me directly and it will be my pleasure...

Reviewed 15 October 2016

Its one of the greatest properties of Vivanta by Taj and well maintained , professional and the place simply is superb. Had an excellent time during travel outside the property the food in the nearby towns was average if the property can entice the crowd with discounts and good cuisine nearly 90% of all people staying will return back to...

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Dear Dr Sunil P, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We are very glad to know you were pleased with the hotel overall. We look forward to hosting your stay once again and continuing to meet your expectations. Please feel free to contact me directly and it will be my...

Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

I had been to Vivanta, Bekal just for lunch with my friends earlier this week. So please note I am not reviewing the rooms. The resort is tastefully done up. The location is spectacular, backwaters on one side and the sea on the other. The desserts we had were amazing. Hats off to the chef. The veg food that we...

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Dear Gauri R, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We are very glad to know you were pleased with the hotel overall. I have also noted your feedback regarding the dining experience at the resort and we will surely work towards improving the same. We look forward to hosting your...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Vivanta by Taj Bekal

Address: Kappil Beach, Bekal 671319, India
Region: India > Kerala > Bekal
Price Range: $161 - $366 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Vivanta by Taj Bekal 5*
Number of rooms: 71
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“premium indulgence if space and view is important deluxe delight rooms if privacy is essential”
 of 5 bubbles ramaaIndia, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Our villa had a private path that walked out to the backwaters. A sea view might prevent the privacy that I appreciated.”
 of 5 bubbles ShineEye10, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing the sea”
 of 5 bubbles 926rahulk, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We loved the premium indulgence with plunge pool”
 of 5 bubbles shaktijitd2017, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The plunge pool villas are exquisite.”
 of 5 bubbles kushandasgupta, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
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