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Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I will directly start with the positives of the property: - To start with, it is a huge property very beautifully crafted and designed. One can easily spend two days at the property, exploring its various facets and the inhouse activities. - One end of the property meets the Vembanad lake and you can spend hours together enjoying the beautiful... More 

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

Dear Ms. Manisha , Thank you for choosing to share your stay experience at the Vivanta by Taj Kumarakom, Kerala on Trip Advisor. With a mission to provide superior customer service, we take great pride in serving your needs and are delighted to hear that we have met your expectations. As a valued guest your feedback will be shared with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My family of 3 adults and 2 children stayed in Taj vivanta Kumarakom from 2 nights, 20 and 21 Sept 2016 and our experience from check in to check out was awesome. complimentary upgrade to cottage rooms, clean hotel, responsive room service, good food, kids activities, free boat ride, free pedal boat, friendly and smiling staff, dinner with music and... More 

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

Dear Mr. Ram , Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our property, your comments are very much valued. Our team takes their roles in our industry very sincerely and tries every day to provide that quality customer service that our guests expect. Thank you again, and we look forward to seeing you on your next... More 

Palo Alto, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We got the room overlooking the pool. it's old, kind of isolated, but spacious Pros: - complimentary sunset cruise - complimentary tea and snack by the water - lots of activities - fishing, ping pong, pottery making - Wanted to give special thank you and acknowledgement of Ravindrum, he showed us how to fish and suggested the village cruise which... More 

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Jayanta D, Owner at Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom, responded to this review

Dear Guest , Greetings from Vivanta by Taj Kumarakom, Kerala! I would like to thank you for taking your valuable time and effort in sharing your points of view about our hotel. It is the feedback from our esteemed and valued guests which gives us an opportunity to further enhance and refine our processes to achieve customer delight. We have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome location, just by the lake...hospitality by Taj is unmatched. As theres nothing much to do outside, they make sure u r interestingly occupied with various activities for kids and adults within the resort.. Cycles to roam around, fishing, drawing/painting, games, ducks, rabbits..true leisure luxury holiday.. I felt they can work a wee bit on the food menu and the... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for the review for your stay with us. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed this experience and service at the hotel. It is the feedback from our esteemed guests which gives us an opportunity to further enhance our services. We have made a note of your feedback. Your feedback has been shared with the... More 

Surat, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom, KeralaKumarakom It’s a great place to stay to disconnect from the world & enjoy stay. This luxury hotel is right on Vembanad Lake. We stayed in the cottages which make you feel heritage.I booked it from Bonzo Premium Cards and they organized the very good tour for us along with all the transportation and sightseens... More 

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

Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj- Kumarakom, Kerala! We are delighted to receive your review of your wonderful stay with us. It is indeed a team effort with an unwavering goal towards guest satisfaction, which constantly motivates us to be on our toes. I am happy to note that the services rendered by my team were to your satisfaction.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely houseboat day trip on the Kerala backwaters with some tasty home style food. We had a nice relaxing day. Would highly recommend to anyone visiting the area. Hoping to do an overnight stay next time.

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

Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj-Kumarakom, Kerala! We are most delighted to note that you had a wonderful experience at the house boat organized by us . We would like to thank you for letting us know how impressed you were with the services offered by our team during your cruise. We are glad to know that our product... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my wife stayed here for 2nights. The property is well maintained. It does lack a Taj touch in terms of decor, but it is made up by the hospitality of the staff. We got a good upgrade due to our Innercircle membership, to the best attached private pool Villa. So 5 stars to that. The staff is very... More 

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

Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj-Kumarakom, Kerala! We are most delighted to note that you had a wonderful experience in our hotel. We would like to thank you for letting us know how impressed you were with the services offered by our team during your stay. We are glad to know that our product and services exceeded your expectations.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for a short 3 days break at this lovely property. It's huge property with villas nestled in lush greenary. Nicely landscaped with small lake right in the property. Highlight was nice half day boat cruise on lake wenbbanad ( hope I spelt correctly) which is one of the largest lake in India. Hotel will arrange for this ride... More 

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Jayanta D, Owner at Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Pravin, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our property, your comments are very much valued. Our team takes their roles in our industry very sincerely and tries every day to provide that quality customer service that our guests expect. Thank you again, and we look forward to seeing you on your next trip... More 

Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes you read that right! I and my family did visit the Taj @ Kumarakom on 08/09.My check in was early & am thankful to the Gm Jayanta Das & Fo Manager Noyal Jacob to have alloted us the room at the earliest. The welcome was a traditional coconut leaf garland & coconut water.Cottage # 15 was assigned to us... More 

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

Dear Mr. Dughar , Greetings from Vivanta by Taj Kumarakom, Kerala! At the outset I would like to thank you for your feedback on your recent stay with us at Kumarakom . Thank you for taking time and allowing me to having a discussion on the same It is the feedback from our esteemed and valued guests which gives us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for leisure trip. Do stay at taj vivanta kumarakom. Super awesome service and courtesy of staff. The location is beautiful, with many activities which can be done within hotel. The sunset point of hotel is calm and soothing. The stay will be with you for a long period of time.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Vivanta by Taj Kumarakom for your stay. Your comments will be shared with our entire team. We are delighted to know that you had a memorable experience with us. We make every effort to maintain high standards of timely and quality service delivery that Taj is known for and we are happy to note... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom

Address: 1/404 Kumarakom, Kumarakom 686563, India (Formerly Taj Garden Retreat)
Location: India > Kerala > Kumarakom
Price Range: $138 - $376 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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
Hotel Style:
#2 Spa Hotel in Kumarakom
#2 Romantic Hotel in Kumarakom
#3 Family Hotel in Kumarakom
#4 Luxury Hotel in Kumarakom
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