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Vivanta by Taj - Kovalam

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G V Raja Vattappara Road, Kovalam 695527, India
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hove, England, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have just returned from a weeks stay at the Vivanta. This was the perfect place to end our Kerala holiday. The staff were really helpful and made sure we had a good time. Sophia on reception was lovely and greeted us everytime she saw us making sure everything ws going well. The staff in Jasmine Bay were also friendly... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I loved my stay at the Taj mainly because of the wonderful staff who were always so helpful and attentive. The restaurant staff in particular were great and the buggy system to get around the hotel was incredibly efficient. The buggy would arrive within about a minute of calling it even in the pouring rain. The hotel itself is beautiful... More 

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Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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89 reviews 89 reviews
32 hotel reviews
213 helpful votes 213 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A lot of people choose to start a tour of Kerala from Cochin, finishing in Kovalam. We chose to do it the other way around. We found that great because it worked to our advantage. Everyone that we met was able to give us up to date knowledge and tips on all of the resorts that we were still planning... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Room 302 is what you want to get here if you are looking for the Superior Rooms facing the sea. Or even better get the suite with a personal pool and jacuzzi. Truly, a blissful stay that we had, we were pampered to the core. Rooms in cottages all over, pathway to the rooms on the hilly terrain and drive... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Spent 6 nights at this hotel relaxing after a busy tour. It was wonderful. Every member of staff we encountered was delightful and the service was better than anywhere else we've stayed. The food in Jasmine bay was excellent with special thanks to Upenda and Sagrika for their attention and good humour. It's worth checking out the nightly entertainment at... More 

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Mathew T, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Kovalam, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj Green Cove– Kovalam!! Thank you for your review about Vivanta by Taj Green Cove- Kovalam. We are most delighted to learn that you have had a wonderful experience in our Resort and found the staff and services outstanding. Your feedback will most certainly add impetus in our quest towards excellence. We look forward... More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely 4 day stay in the Taj, after touring Kerala. The hotel is set within a tropical hillside, only downside is lots and lots of steps! We had a suite with lap pool which was the highlight of my children's trip, with a spectacular view right down to the beach. The room was huge, with a separate bedroom, lounge, two... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a great expirience. The property is excellent. The staffs were really helpful and they arranged a grand welcome with a smile. The hospitality was great. There is a beautiful beach inside the hotel property where we can spent lovely evening . They also offer boatride to have a expirience the lagoons in the hotel itself . Looking forward... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is situated in a good place (a small hill) *_*..And the view was like seeing a paradise... the best thing which i like the most is the service.. they r customer friendly(fast and 24 hr open) ..there was a receptionist(sophia) who personally took us for a tour of the hotel so that we dont get confuse as it... More 

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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Would not advise travellers booking this hotel. Rooms look tired… The staff are most unhelpful. Rooms are smelly and not clean at all. Had to check out the next day when i discovered a large spider above my headboard!!! Shall never recommend this hotel to travellers who are wanting peace, quiet and a bit of luxury. A BIG NO NO!!

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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56 reviews 56 reviews
16 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely property . Amazing Taj service and just a walk away from Samudra beach which is far far less crowded and much lovely beach than Kovalam Beach. A much green property but my personal preference would be the Leela property then the Vivanta. Not complaining at all but just my personal preference when given an option.

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