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Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1/404 Kumarakom, Kumarakom 686563, India (Formerly Taj Garden Retreat)
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102 reviews 102 reviews
24 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Property is good and nicely maintained. Staff is very cordial and prompt in service. One has to travel about 500 m to arrive at the accommodation from the reception. This could be nightmare for the elderly and during rains. Food is slightly expensive. Good properties at comparable rates are available nearby like Coconut lagoon, Zuri etc. WiFi chargeable. Cable TV... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A brief summary before I go into more detail: Poorly trained staff Poor food which is also overpriced Staff used my credit card details on an unrelated transaction without asking me Outdated decor/rooms I have had some time to consider my stay her in its entirety and in summary it was awful. Apart from the points mentioned above I want... More

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Chandigarh, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Taj Kumarakom is a must visit if you are visiting in Kerala. This is one of the best properties I have ever visited with wonderful location. The resort is very large and excellently maintained with lot of activities. Rooms and Villas are very spacious and interior are simply awesome. All the employees are very courteous. I would like to specially... More

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Nottingham,Uk
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26 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fabulous resort about an hour and a half outside Koch. It's like a heritage site, with fantastic rooms near a pond, rubber trees and leading to the backwaters. The service is first class, food is fantastic as well. The surroundings are exotic and tropical. You can take a lingering ride on an open canoe on the backwaters,... More

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New Delhi, India
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6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

EvErything was so good we wished we had more time to spend. Room had old world beauty. Man made water reservoir was beautifully lighted with lamps n diyas. Amazing evenings with cultural event. Activities galore from Cycles to pottery, feeding swans to rabbits, there was boat rides thru water channel as well as d lake. Hospitality was awesome. Thumbs up... More

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Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Taj Kumarakom on our visit to Kerela this June 2014 for 2 Nights and 3 Days. It was a wonderful experience. Rooms were well kept...expected at Taj.....Food was just Awesome, the Staff was also very helpful. Would love to comeback with the complete family.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the hotel a year ago and i can honestly say its one the best boutique hotels , i have ever stayed in. The hospitality was amazing, the staff first class, the accommodation had everything in it except that cot wasn’t luxurious enough , never mind, its still 5 star for me. Facing the great Vembanad Lake, its a... More

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Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a beautiful backwater resort with lots of activities for the kids and couples. The cottages are beautiful and comfortable. Kids loved the activities like pot making, cookie decoration and fishing. Cookery lesson was good and informative. They organize games for the couples and also take you for a boating trip at the vembanad lake. Sunset at the lake was... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an amazing time at Taj Kumarakom. Despite all the activities available (cycling, swimming, angling, etc.), nothing beats the boat ride out into Vembanad lake and just sitting on the benches near the lake bank watching the sun set. There was a very good variety of dishes (veg) available across all meals. The room (Deluxe Allure Villa, an upgrade)... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This location is just awesome if you are looking for a peaceful undisturbed holiday. Enjoyed authentic kerala food. We had been during monsoon. Lake side rooms gives you a pleasant experience. watching the lake and few water birds especially in the drizzle. 1000 lamps are lit by the local women nearby across the property look more beautiful during night.Did not... More

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Address: 1/404 Kumarakom, Kumarakom 686563, India (Formerly Taj Garden Retreat)
Location: India > Kerala > Kumarakom
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom 5*
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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

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Kumarakom #1 Spa Hotel in Kumarakom #3 Family Hotel in Kumarakom #3 Luxury Hotel in Kumarakom #4 Business Hotel in Kumarakom
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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 
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