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Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom

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1/404 Kumarakom, Kumarakom 686563, India (Formerly Taj Garden Retreat)
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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... More 

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Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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... More 

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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... More 

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Ajmer, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kind of disappointed with administrative staff. Service staff was excellent. Money charged was not commiserate with the services rendered. There is nothing to do around the hotel and the hotel offered NOTHING. You had to fend for yourself. Concierge was pathetic.

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Premium Temptation Villa with Private Pool at Taj Kumarakom for 3 nights. The customer service was exceptional as we had our 6 month old baby with us, and the front office manager, Noel, offered to serve all meals in-room including the breakfast. He was also very quick in getting us a medicine from a medicine shop... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this beautiful resort during the month of JUNE... when it was raining and the climate was just romantic.. The resort multiplied that feeling a hundred fold... the 3 days and 2 nights we stayed here reminded me what exactly a TAJ is capable of doing.. The room we took was a Deluxe Allure Villa.. the room has an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a heritage property with very friendly and amenable staff - willing to do all to make our stay relaxing and comfortable. The Activity area was a boon - to keep children busy without screen time. Bicycles are a great idea. The buffet service and range was very good - and the live station well stocked. The dining room... More 

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