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Reviewed 5 July 2015

My wife and I booked a cottage in the Taj for 3 nights during our trip to Kumarakom. Locating the hotel was easy and it is on the main road itself. The check in process took about 15 mins and once we entered our cottage, we saw that the floor was still wet due to a very "recent" wet sweep...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

Heritage hotel , Best interior , designer bathroom , with wooden sitting on pebbles, rooms surrounding the lake , relax , calm , excellent view from backside of the hotel... You can see the whole lake . Have a sikhara ride . The property itself is a tourist destination no need to go outside.

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delhi, India
Reviewed 5 July 2015

The place is very green, has good lagoon view rooms and lawns facing the lakebed ...if you love being close to nature you will love it.The staff is very pleasant, helpful and friendly. We had a great stay

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1Thank Mamta C
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

If u are looking for peace and tranquility ,this is the place .Has a high level of rustic Kerala appeal though with certain luxuries in place .well spread property with a small pond for boating within the property and the property is right next to the backwaters .The service levels can be better and looks like understaffed .some examples ,the...

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Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

We stayed in taj in June .. First of all the manger was very generous and he straight away upgraded our room to villa ... Property is amazing with facilities like kids area , boating , fabulous swimming pool , awesome food . our villa was very spacious and had a bath tub. They also decorated our room with rose...

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Thank Gaurav A
Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

Just got back from 3 day vacation in Vivanta by taj kumarakom. We loved it! The property is very well maintained. And they have so many activities happening throughout the day. We especially loved the evening tea and snacks (complementary) by the lake. I travelled with my 6 month old baby and this place is totally baby friendly! Overall a...

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1Thank YashomatiM
Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, India
Reviewed 19 June 2015

stayed in june 2015 in temptation villa with private pool. property is very beautiful, villas are very nice. the service needs a overhauling, the maintainence is not up to the mark. swimming pool area is grossly neglected with no service staff available to even give towels or take orders for pool side dining. the front office staff is not very...

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Pune, India
Reviewed 18 June 2015

Very old property, very well maintained keeping the old structure, nice combination of old style villas and today's need of luxury. excellent place to relax totally from these hectic days of work. The concept of arranging the traditional cultural programs performed by local artists in the hotel in the evening were enjoyable. Good spot for watching different type of bird....

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 17 June 2015

Been there couple of times and stayed in lovely cottages. The trip from airport to the hotel is bit hectic and are bad roads, but once you reach the destination, you will have a warm welcome by the courteous staff offering you tender coconut or fresh juice. Beautiful natural lake, in the evening the entire lake, the lawn and restaurant...

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1Thank madhusuden
Ajmer, India
Reviewed 16 June 2015

Been there for a casual couple trip. This resort has an awesome campus with individual row house kind of rooms, which are constructed in typical kerelian architecture. Unique features like open air shower, backyard lake, etc. gives an extra edge for the resort. Highly recommended.

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  • Pool
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  • 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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  • Free Parking
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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: $220 - $418 (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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“Rooms facing pool.”
  • Sunset point
  • 360 degree view
  • Pond facing rooms
 of 5 bubbles TusharP, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Personally I wouldn't choose the larger cottages as the bathrooms are open to the sky and so bugs etc could get in”
 of 5 bubbles tetchy, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get a cottage by the lake if the price is right for you.”
 of 5 bubbles WriterLJ, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If walking steps is a problem, be sure to stay on first floor.”
 of 5 bubbles susiQ34683, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If possible, go for one with the private pools”
 of 5 bubbles LiamJEllison, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
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