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

I stayed this hotel and enjoyed all type of activities and services. Swimming pool is very normal but location and rooms are very much attractive. Next to this hotel is Bird sanctuary, we visited this place by walk, it was also good

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Pune, India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We received absolutely top notch service from the hotel staff. This was true from the hotel manager on down to the cleaning persons. Food was excellent and service in the dining halls was also exceptional. We would love to visit again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I walked into the vivanta expecting nothing more than a comfortable stay. Within the gates I found a sleepy 150 year old building that was restored with an eye for perfection and preservation. I could smell the old wood, soaked with history and a time gone by. The property is organized in small villas that are scattered around a rectangular... More 

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Coimbatore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked two lagoon facing rooms for our trip.Ambience and cleanliness was perfect.There is so much to do inside the resort that we did not even want to move out.Boating,cycling,activities, games,fishing.. too good.Staff were very courteous.The Manager,Mr.Noel made sure our stay was very comfortable,meeting all our requests.Food deserves a special mention.The spread at buffet was excellent.And they served us local... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently stayed here with my wife. I had booked the hotel through Mr.Noyal, the Manager and booked for three days including food. Its better to pay for the food upfront along with room because it works out comparatively cheaper. Otherwise, if you choose ala carte , the food is very expensive. It is a four star property. But i... More 

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Kumarakom, India
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated in pristine surroundings, next to a bird sanctuary and touching India's 2nd largest lake, the hotel is a picture of the past. Built in the British times, it has retained its 'old' look and at they same time provides all the luxury and comfort of a modern hotel. Great service, nice place to stay.

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Mumbai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the first time we have been on a holiday and remained within the confines of the property for almost the entirety of the 3-night stay. We were a family of 5, plus a one-year old toddler, and the management was kind enough to upgrade us after one night to a couple of pool villas. The key positives were... More 

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful stay at Kumarakom. Our holiday was very memorable, thanks to the lovely staff, picturesque property and fun filled activities all round the day. The restaurant serves excellent food. Kids enjoyed boating, and clay art sessions. Feeding fish and goose was the highlight for their memories as well. For us it was time well spent close to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am glad to spend our holiday here. Very hospitable staff, supportive and very professional. The cleanliness and service standards are awesome. The staff is a motivate lot , keeping high the Taj legacy. There are plenty of activities during the day to keep one engaged. A peaceful place for a family holiday.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a fair bit of heart-searching - and searching other Taj properties - we decided on this one. Again. We had realistic expectations from our last visit and were not disappointed. In some ways we were even delighted. Found a good deal on the group website and booked for a four-night stay. The only problem was that we could only... More 

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