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Vivanta by Taj Bekal

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Kappil Beach, Bekal 671319, India
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Ranked #2 of 4 hotels in Bekal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed at Taj Bekal during first week of July, 2014 for 2N/3D with my mom and wife... They upgraded our room considering my mom's physical conditions which ws greatly appreciated.. The hotel is finely located at having a beautiful view of back water as well as a roaring sea side on either side.. The quality of rooms are also quite... More

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Jamshedpur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Taj Vivanta is one of the best hotel i ever stayed. The hotel is marvelous. The location,infrastructure and specially staff is awesome no words do describe my happiness while staying there.I the food is very yummy housekeeping and all is appreciable.We will suggest stay at Taj Bekal once in a life.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We has a private pool room with a sit out and a huge swing n outdoor tub. The resort has a great location. Beach is almost private but not great for a swim. The pool is fab and u can chill there all morning. Food is good especially if you like fish. The sea food speciality restaurant is excellent n... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've got loads to say here and will return to this space when I have at least 2 hours to spare. Cannot completely do justice to this review when my eyes are shutting which is the case just now ! So see you soon with the whole juicy account !

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35 reviews 35 reviews
29 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hotel has a marvelous location and is very aesthetically planned and built. The Kettuvallam style roofs on the cottages give the property and very beautiful look. Rooms:- Standard amenities available. Large well appointed rooms and very beautiful bathroom. Since I was here during the monsoon i will not opine on the external area cleanliness. Food:- we dined at the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a lot of deliberation between madikeri and bekal we chose taj bekal.... We reached early and were obliged with an early check in....apart from some housekeeping issues which was looked into personally by the GM,the trip was fantastic!! The resort is very tastefully done...nice villas with an amazing view of the kapil river and the sea! The buffet spread... More

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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place lives up to the standards of the TAJ ,but for the uncleaned balconies in the superior charm rooms.everything else is perfect.the location is beautiful and there are lot of activities for the children.Mr Puneeth incharge of the childrens activity entertained the kids with his efficiency.cycling around is the perfect way to explore the beauty of this place.buffet for... More

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

Thank you for your time. It is a pleasure to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. Your comments have been shared with our House Keeping Team. Please do plan a repeat Holiday with us this monsoon. Puneeth from our Activities Team thanks you for the compliments. Best wishes. Samir More

Mysore, India
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The more they grow in business the more arrogant they have become. The Front office staff are loaded with attitude and any complaints raised they say "U can mention this in your feedback". We had our room in shambles in-spite of getting the same 45 mins past their check in time, we had to supervise ourselves for the jammed door... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its a good property - great location by the beach. The property is undergoing maintenence in the bamboo structures. The sea and salt sure make it a difficult place to maintain. Dont plan to bathe in the sea - use the pool though - pretty good one. Do sit in the gazebo by the back waters and enjoy the solitude.... More

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

Thank you for your review. We carry out repairs for the thatch roofs every year , this is a regular part of our upkeep procedure. We have shared your comments with our Chefs for improvements please. Best wishes. Samir More

Bangalore, India
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64 reviews 64 reviews
22 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This one's a glaring example of how big money and small brains are spent when designing and building a big budget luxurious resort. First thing that hits you as soon as one steps into a huge luxurious room, is that there's no latch to close the huge bathroom doors from inside... Guess it's not supposed for people who care about... More

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

Thank you for your review. Our Resort operates with 71 Keys. We will be glad to share the details of all different categories of rooms & villas with you for that we would request you to provide us with your e mail address. Do let us know if we can be of further assistance. Best wishes. Samir More

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Address: Kappil Beach, Bekal 671319, India
Location: India > Kerala > Bekal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Vivanta by Taj Bekal 5*
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