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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kumarakom is home to a huge form of flora and fauna. Kumarakom bird Sanctuary is a referred sanctuary in which many species of migratory birds visit. The Vembanad Lake, the most important backwater in Kerala, is habitat for plenty marine and freshwater fish species. Kumarakom has a huge kind of houseboats and is widely recognized all through the world for...

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

Dear Mr. Sobin, 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...

Pune, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Taj Vivanta is situated in an idyllic surrounding. Beautiful villas with lakes, greenery and all amenities. Just walking around the property is so relaxing as you take in the fresh air , the trees , the birds, the ducks waddling, the tea katta, etc. A houseboat ride on the backwaters was the highlight specially the lunch cooked on the boat....

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

Dear Ms. Neena , 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...

Navi Mumbai (New Mumbai), Maharashtra, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unforgettable stay. This is a huge property with beautiful water bodies and birds. The place is peaceful and calm. The villa's are set in the nature facing the water bodies and the backwaters of Lake Vembanad. The villa's are very comfortable and large. The bathrooms were awesome. Children enjoyed the pottery class and cycling around in the property. Evenings were...

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

Dear Mr. Atul , 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...

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fabulous place that lingers in your beautiful memory for long.A perfect resort with boating within and in the lake,delicious food,an enchanting pool and indoor games area.The packages are attractive but you need to choose a less pricey and non touristy time to get real value for money spent.The staff are very friendly and a couple of days here could...

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

Dear Mr. George, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our property, your comments are very much valued. Our team takes their roles in our industry very sincerely and tries every day to provide that quality customer service that our guests expect. Thank you again, and we look forward to seeing you on your next trip...

Bangalore, India
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Relaxed hotel close to the Kumarakom Jetty and on the edge of the backwaters. We stayed in the lagoon facing cottages - loved sitting by the water and watching the world (and ducks) go by at a gentle pace. Great local kerala food - we didn't have much of the N-Indian or continental food. Some activities for the little one,...

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

Dear Mr. Jaydeep, 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...

london
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great way to end our 10 day tour of Kerala. Wasn't even sure about going to Kumarakom but it's how we rounded off our last few days - literally booking this hotel on the day of arrival and what an amazing experience it was. Honestly for my wife and I this pretty much sealed the holiday and the...

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Dear Mr. Smith , 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...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Vivanta for 4 nights in October during our first ever visit to India. This was the end of our stay so we had plenty of other hotels to compare to when we got here. Our hotel villa was very comfortable and was very clean, spacious and had a decent size bathroom. It also had a balcony...

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

Dear Ms. Cynthia , 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...

Kottayam, India
Reviewed 31 October 2016

One of the best resorts in kumarakom along with the zuri and klr,the property, staff ambience food....pool..etc are all worth a visit.Spacious silent peaceful and remarkably clean place for a family weekend getaway.

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Dear Mr. Manoj , 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...

Madison,WI
Reviewed 30 October 2016

I just spent 2 1/2 days with friends and family at the Vivanta by Taj resort in Kumaracom. This is a wonderful retreat -the excellent staff and beautiful surroundings made this an unforgettable trip. The service is superb- the food at the restaurant was wonderful. We enjoyed our cooking lesson with the Chef and the sunset cruise. We arrived a...

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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...

Reviewed 30 October 2016

Hotel premises is huge, beautiful and peaceful. The only sounds you hear are those of birds and insects. Our villa was very comfortable and had all the amenities. Will definitely recommend to families and couples.

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Dear Mr. Shahid , 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...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
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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: $250 - $874 (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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