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Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom

1/404 Kumarakom, Kumarakom 686563, India (Formerly Taj Garden Retreat)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Excellent hotel at a great location
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Mumbai, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the best properties I have visited. The property is spread across 15 acres and provides guests with ample options to make their trip a memorable one. The staff is very courteous and they reach out to each and every customer to ensure that they can serve them well. Overall I am very happy to have chosen...

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

Dear Mr. Vishnu , 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...

Sydney
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to unwind and be in a tranquil location this resort is the place. We stayed in a beautiful cottage ample room for us all right by the swimming pool. (kept very clean) There is great entertainment for the kids, a park, Pottery classes, boat rides bike rides, games etc. At 4pm is a complimentary boat ride around...

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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 with regards to the Food & Beverage...

Kolkata
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While one half of Kerala is the beauty along the Western Ghats, the other majestic half is its intricate network of lakes, lagoons, canals, and the famous backwaters. Vembanad Lake, the largest lake in Kerala and spans across three districts - Alappuzha, Kottayam and Ernakulam. One of the most popular destination on the shore of the lake is Kumarakom, which...

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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...

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for new year eve celebration. You can come to the resort and just relax inside the compound. They have everything that you need for a relaxed holiday within the resort. The staff is very friendly and is very attentive to your concerns and requests. The best part is swimming pool and lake bed - both great spots to...

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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 with regards to improve the spa rooms...

United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As per the website i booked ( hotels.com ) even i checked in other website, The hotel is supposed to be 5 star , which enable them to serve Alcohol in Kerala state , as only 5 star are allowed to serve alcohol . that was one of the reason we booked vivanta Kumarakom for new year stay . But...

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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! At the outset I would like to thank you for your feedback on your recent stay with us at Kumarakom . It is the feedback from our esteemed and valued guests which gives us an opportunity to further enhance and refine our processes to achieve customer delight. It is a matter...

Libertyville, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The isolation and peace at this resort is excellent and I would highly recommend it to someone who looks forward to that. We felt that more could have been done in terms of the activities and general guidance on what to do. We really enjoyed it nevertheless. I also think the meal arrangements could be improved - maybe it is...

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Dear Mr. Ravi , 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...

London
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An excellent five star hotel, typical excellent Taj property. Fantastic location, sprawling grounds, absolutely great staff... hats off to Taj again. Their unique CSR initiative was very inspiring. They have a small lake within the property which is lit with oil lamps every evening, cultural programs on many evenings, cycles on the property that you can use to move around,...

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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...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very scenic resort, around a small lake. Nice restaurant, helpful staff. Stayed for one night but very pleased. The only thing is the resort is getting older and you can see some pitfalls due to that. There is a good massage center and a small but nice pool. The food is quite satisfying.

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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! 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....

India
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at the Vivanta Kumarakom for a night in the month of May,2016,hence this review comes with the disclaimer that the experience is 6 months old,but the points I believe are still valid as I have been hearing from others who have been there after us. Booking was done via the Taj website.We opted for the Deluxe Allure Villa-my observation-heavily...

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj Kumarakom, Kerala! At the outset I would like to thank you for your feedback on your recent stay with us at Kumarakom . It is the feedback from our esteemed and valued guests which gives us an opportunity to further enhance and refine our processes to achieve customer delight. It is a matter...

Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited Taj Kumarakom on 16th Dec for a two night stay. Right from the word go, we were treated to the TAJ hospitality which always stands out! The property is great and well maintained. It is located on a heritage property and has an old world charm, which kind of makes it unique. It might not...

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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....

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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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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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: $240 - $580 (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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“If possible, go for one with the private pools”
 of 5 bubbles LiamJEllison, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Take Lagoon view”
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 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”
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“While the Delux Villas are excellent, the other rooms are equally good.”
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 of 5 bubbles ad0312, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
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