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Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 28 December 2014 via mobile

It's an amazing property and for all types of group... Be it family, friends or even couple. Service and hospitality is as always above what we expected. Extremely courteous and friendly staff. Thanks Guys (taj family). We really enjoyed.

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 26 December 2014

Our Family Holidays are always amaing when we stay at a Taj Property. Vivanta by Taj Kumarakom was no exception.We checked into our Villa #22, also named "Crane" and loved every moment we spent there. A big Thank you to Mr.Jayanta Das, General Manager, to make it even more special. Trust me the property is absolutely Amazing with the man...

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Reviewed 25 December 2014 via mobile

I wanted to spend my weekend with family n i wanted it to be a quite n cool spot n I searched n concluded with taj kumarakom.taj kumarakom was a beautiful n blissful place I enjoyed my stay very much I occupied a luxury villa and the best thing was i got to ride bicycle it made me feel awesome...

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Bangalore
Reviewed 22 December 2014

First things first, this place has a lot of heritage and natural beauty associated with it. A calm and serene adobe that is welcoming and rejuvenating. With a location to die for and staff that is ever smiling and always ready to help - this definitely is a place to visit (my recommendation for 100 places in India to visit...

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Reviewed 19 December 2014 via mobile

My husband and I , along with two other couples vacationed at this amazing property. We had the villas( a big house) with the plunge pools. The staff from the manager to the bell boy were so professional in every respect. The manager, Mr. Jayanta Das and his assistant, Mr. Noyal made every effort to ensure the best vacation ....

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 10 December 2014

The property is excellent..it draws from nature and is mesmerizing. It falls short on food. Kerala is known for its cuisine and this property doesnt do justice to it The Head Chef is excellent. As we were dissatisfied, he prepared a meal for us which was superbly delicious. But the chefs who handle the day to day menu unfortunately dont...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 8 December 2014

Well when i say the best in Kerala i am not understating the beauty of Kerala..but this by far has been the best holiday experience. The whole team is so so friendly, the manager actually takes you around the whole place..Food is amazing..the best is you'll not get bored..whichever age group u belong. There's cycles, boat rides, ducks and rabbits...

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Canton of Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 4 December 2014

Me and my wife went to Taj Kumarakom in November 2014. On arrival we were greeted by chilled and seet tender coconuts which we thoroughly enjoyed. The Front office manager Mr Noel was extremely helpful and he even upgraded us (with asome additional$$) to one of their Villas which was just amazing!. It had a massive bedroom, adjoining lounge room...

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 2 December 2014

The name is enough to usher in Luxury. True Luxury in every sense. Period! Great property, Awesome location adjoining the Bird Sanctuary. Food is fantastic, you ask for it and you get it. Our villa was well appointed. On arrival, the manager welcomes you with a refreshing drink of tender coconut water and takes you around the property and shows...

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Reviewed 2 December 2014

I can't say enough great things about this property and the staff! We were greeted like family upon our arrival and our departure made me a little teary-eyed as the staff and general manager lined up to see us off. The staff was so sweet and beyond helpful. The meals were amazing. The breakfast buffet was wonderful overlooking the property's...

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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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  • Banquet Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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: $241 - $579 (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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“Take Lagoon view”
  • Laggon inside the hotel resort
 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”
 of 5 bubbles , 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“While the Delux Villas are excellent, the other rooms are equally good.”
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  • The Delux Villa
 of 5 bubbles ad0312, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Pool facing room was great. You just walk out of room straight into the swimming pool area surrounded by lush green trees.”
 of 5 bubbles P_asthana, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
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