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Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Vivanta By Taj is run by a dedicated tea. Hospitality is the Strongest point of this property which is on the Venbanad Lake. The rooms that face the Lake are Pool villas no 21 and 24 while pool villa 22 and 23 do not enjoy the view of the Lake. The Pool rooms are really wonderful. The rooms on the... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent location and property for family vacation. Hotel located at the bank of Kumarkonam lake, bird century and back waters are at walking distance. Lot of activity options; cycling, boating and kids hobby classes within the property. Perfect destination for relaxed vacations.

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Thank Ajai R
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had visited Vivanta at Kumarakom for a quick bite and tea. Vivanta has a very good restaurant that is next to a lake. We did notice that guests can do boating in this lake adjoining to Vivanata. Kumarakom lake is also very near to the Vivanta property. Guests are ferried by electric golf buggies to Kumarakaom lake.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed for two nights and three days the whole stay was really great and relaxing. Enjoyed the nature and backwaters. The food is great in taj. The staff are very kind and helpful. There are activities like fishing, boating, pottery and lot more to spend your time. Relax and enjoy here.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we felt short of time even spending 5 nights with GM Jayanta Das and his team members. Nature, Water, Fitness, Hospitality, Healthy Food, Birds, Fishes and what not accompanying at Taj Kumarakom. A complete vacation and perfect tourism

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Taj has its reputation which keeps it here also. A beautiful resort with a lot of greenery and backwaters. Good cottages . Good Ambience. Ideal place for rest and recuperation. Good food and excellent service. Definitely you can stay and enjoy this wonderful resort.

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chennai, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

excellent ambience and service . Great vegetarian food and lovely villas. We would recommend villa number 18. Nice walk about and evening entertainments. The evening snacks in Chai kadai and boat ride were delightful

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

didnt do much while we were there...3 days were essentially spent in the hotel and this place is perfect for that. easy to get to nearby places and the hotel itself is very beautiful! i would highly recommend the place.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dinner was so-so. The chef and the service staff were great but dinner started only at 07:30 and there was no buffet. Sitting outside during monsoon was not a good choice. The Pakka melam and dance was a good addition but we could not enjoy it as it started only at 8:30. Didnt stay at this hotel but really like... More 

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Lucknow, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If Kerela is Gods own country, this is where the Gods reside. Magical, beautiful, tranquil and the rain makes it so beautiful. We were upgraded to a cottage that opened out to the pond. You can just sit for hours and admire the diving kingfisher. As the resort is next to the bird sanctuary, I guess it will be an... More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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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: $97 - $278 (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 Romantic Hotel in Kumarakom
#2 Spa Hotel in Kumarakom
#3 Family Hotel in Kumarakom
#4 Luxury Hotel in Kumarakom
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