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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2012
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Bull Creek
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2012

We stayed at the Taj for four nights at the end of our holiday and found it to be a very relaxing time. The staff were very attentive and nothing was too much trouble for them. Every afternoon they would have our Indian Champagne on ice and the beers icy cold. We stayed in a Deluxe Villa which was very... More

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Sibi_Mathew, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the splendid feedback that you have provided. Am glad you were particularly impressed with the service of the service team members. Being a very small resort ,we are able to take care of the needs and requirements of all our guests individually. We understand that every individual has different habits and preferences as far as... More

New Delhi, India
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

The place is just AWSOME!! Huge property. Very Calm and quite. The staff are very attentive and courteous. The food is the best part, some of the best Kerala cuisine I have had in Kerala. Must take a speed boat ride on the lake, as I would not recommend a one or two hour slower boat rides. That should be... More

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Mumbai
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2012

We spent 2 night at this property and trust me we had the best of times as compared to any of the Taj Properties. The place, the people, and the food all were commendable. We reached here after a back breaking 5 hr drive from Munnar and I can promise you will forget all your pain after seeing the property... More

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Sibi_Mathew, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your noteworthy feedback. We are glad you were able to recuperate during your stay with us. As you rightly mentioned,the pleasantness of the greenery that surrounds the property itself is an attraction to most guests and provides one with the calmness that one cannot find in the surroundings of a city today We are glad... More

hertford
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43 reviews 43 reviews
38 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2012

As a family of six and we had a wonderful time here. The rooms are separate from the reception/restaurant and it is all set over many acres, running right up to the edge of the lake. We all had a great time. Staff could not do enough for us. Rooms are large and most on the ground floor with lovely... More

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Sibi_Mathew, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your wonderful review.We are glad you had an enjoyable stay with us. We are glad you enjoyed the hotel and its natural surroundings in particular. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel very soon. Thanks and regards Sibi Mathew More

Chennai (Madras), India
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2012

we spent three night at the vivanta by taj...amazing...amazing...amazing...i dedicate this to the staff of taj kumarakom.i regret that i can not name each and everyone who helped it make a wonderful stay.i,d like to extend a special thanks towards to all of staff,you are so friendly staff i have ever seen...we had a very...Stayed two nights with wife and... More

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Sibi_Mathew, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback. We are extremely glad you enjoyed your stay with us thoroughly. Being a small resort ,we are able to maintain a stronger connect with our guests. As you rightly mentioned,the natural settings and the ambience that the hotel offers cannot be matched. We look forward to being of service to you yet again... More

London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2012

Beautiful resort and extremely kind staff (all, from gardeners, cleaners, waiters to managers)! The service is perfect and the swimming pool is a delight! We stayed in the blue house, which is the middle category, nicely furnished and comfortable but a small negative point: the bathroom, in particular the shower and plastic bathtub were disappointing. (poor quality) and you do... More

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sweden
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42 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2012 via mobile

Stayed two nights with wife and kids. What a gorgeous place, everything is perfect without seeming artificial or Disney-like. Could easily have stayed longer if we had a larger budget. Exceptional service. Actually it was better than exceptional, yet not overwhelming. Nice evening boat cruise. Great restaurant outdoors. Good breakfast buffet. We stayed in the slightly larger cottage -the outdoor... More

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Sibi_Mathew, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the wonderful review of our hotel.Am glad you enjoyed every bit of your stay with us.Thank you for the good words that you have put on for our associates.Will pass it onto them also. Being a small resort gives us a distinct advantage whereby we can try and meet up the small and special requirements... More

mashhad
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

we spent three night at the vivanta by taj...amazing...amazing...amazing...i dedicate this to the staff of taj kumarakom.i regret that i can not name each and everyone who helped it make a wonderful stay.i,d like to extend a special thanks towards to all of staff,you are so friendly staff i have ever seen...we had a very warm and comforting welcome and... More

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Sibi_Mathew, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the honour that you have bestowed upon us.We are glad that we could make it a heavenly experience for you. Thank you also for mentioning individuals from the team. It is indeed the team effort that ensures each and every guest who comes to our resort has a pristine experience. We hope you will spread... More

Noida, India
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2012

We took a motar boat from Taj kochi to reach kumarakon... a journey of close to 2 hours..... a great view of back waters on our way to kumarakom......... A huge, lush green property... with only 28 cottages & villas........ the cottages were quite huge & well kept .......... we got an upgrade to a Villa as well for our... More

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Sibi_Mathew, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the wonderful feedback that you have provided for our resort. You have indeed used the right term for our resort - 'Serene and Peaceful' Our biggest advantage is that though we have 15 acres of land, we have an inventory of 28 rooms in all only which means that every guest has about half an... More

Dubai
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5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2012

My husband and I booked Taj Vivanta based on the reviews on TA but as always were sceptical on whether it would be too much of a concrete structure rather than a cultural experience. We drove from Munnar to Kumarakom which was a 5 hour long but beautiful drive. The moment you step into the Taj property, it is obvious... More

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Sibi_Mathew, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are indeed delighted by the long and wonderful feedback that you have provided about your experience here with us. As I have written in the past,what I would like to stress is that holidays do not come by easily in one's hectic life schedule today.Therefore ,we try and do whatever possible at our end to make one's... 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*
Number of rooms: 28
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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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