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Vivanta by Taj - Trivandrum

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   C V Raman Pillai Road, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) 695014, India
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What can I say it is Taj! From the time of check in until check out everything was 5 star. The room was well furnished, clean, cozy and relaxing. Good AC, good wifi, everything good. I was over easter 2012 and after day out in Trivandrum we came to the room to find a white chocolate easter egg, I thought... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed for 3 nights in Aug 2014. I had no doubt about hospitality , location , overall property. From check in to Check out , it was all Taj Standard. Restaurant on Beach is must go. Location and view is very good. Do go for SPA in Jiva if visiting. No second thought if you are visiting Trivandrum. Rajnish

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Hyderabad, India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms are well appointed. Staff in reception are helpful with south Indian flavour of hospitality. I often visit trivendrum for business and temple darsan. Food quality is great. Must try is Kerala puttu and kadala curry prepared by Cheff Hari, an athuntic south Indian hand. Must see temple is Lord Padmanabha Swamy Temple, for it's mighty architecture and serene shrine.... More

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Denver, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perhaps low season/monsoon, smaller city location or a deliberate attempt to use Trivandrum as a training location but overall the staff seemed less experienced and the hotel a little shabby and/or worn. It has "great bones" and I can tell a solid foundation of style and expense to make the experience special but if you look closely lobby furniture is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As the hotel is brand new, the room was very good. The entire staff we met was very pleasing. Buffet there was my favorite, we all loved it. Only what i didnt like is the tax on each and every thing, they must do something on this

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Alton
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is clean, well managed, with good air conditioning and not open to the outside (beware other hotels that can get infestations if you open out on to gardens etc). It is quiet away from the road and the food is buffet style and perfectly acceptable. Staff are very friendly and helpful.

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San Francisco, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Vivanta hotel is fantastic. From the moment you walk in you feel like royalty. I spent almost 2 weeks here. The food is some of the finest food I have ever had (especially lunch and dinner, breakfast is pretty good). The staff is always very friendly and helped us with very random favors.

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Toronto, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
23 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Taj is standing at the same place where their smaller competitors are providing the same luxury at a lesser cost. This Taj has not improved its class and still living in the past glory on its brand name. Rooms are nothing great to boast. Laminated wood mocking floors are pealing off in many places. Bath Linens doesn't look that white... More

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Murugan R, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Trivandrum, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj, Trivandrum! Many thanks for your feedback. We note that your stay has not been a pleasant one going by the feedback relating to decor of the room and the linen. I assure you that we will pay attention to the above As regards complimentary WiFi services, our company introduced the same almost 8... More

Vadodara, India
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Though not the usual expansive Taj properties one is used to, still the hotel is nice, located near the public offices, and comfortable. The food is good, and staff is helpful, as you would expect in any Taj hotel. Surprisingly not many fish preparations in the menu, being in a coastal town.

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Murugan R, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Trivandrum, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj, Trivandrum! Thank you for your feedback. We are glad that we have been able to meet with your expectations of a Taj hotel, going by the mention of the food and staff attention. We have noted your reference to inadequate fish preparations on the menu being a coastal region. While all styles of... More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Stayed at this city hotel for 4 nights on business trip. To be fair, I didn't choose this, as I was part of bigger group all staying together, but actually it was fine. Good points included quiet(ish) rooms, with reasonable bathroom, TV with multi-national channels (once you find them!) and a really good Chinese restaurant. Staff were also attentive. Decent... More

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Murugan R, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Trivandrum, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj, Trivandrum! I am indeed grateful for your candid feedback of our hotel outlining the good and the not so good. Whilst I am thankful for the positive feedback and sure to pass on them to my team, I am also going to focus on some of the experiences that didn’t meet with your... More

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Address: C V Raman Pillai Road, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) 695014, India
Location: India > Kerala > Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Hotel Class:5 star — Vivanta by Taj - Trivandrum 5*
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Discover the most happening restaurants which open to the lobby to create an enticing food zone offering the best in world cuisine. Technology is woven through it all. Vivanta by Taj - Trivandrum, has all the entertainment and connectivity options today's traveller requires. Become a part of our world. Feel the pulse of an international business and conferencing destination. Experience the buzz. ... more   less 
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