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Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were on a family tour and checked in on 7th May 2017. The property, accomodation is very good. Welcomed with tender coconut water and garlanded. Food service is good. We have been guided to our cottages and briefed about the activities available. Went for a boating at 5 pm organised by them. Nice moments. Evening had tea and snacks...

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

Dear Mr. Gopalkrishnan , 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...

mumbai
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very courteous and humble.. always ready to help To name specific is Mrs Priya, Datta , Surjit and all ... Food is excellent and enjoyed local cusine. Had a lovely time in Kumarakom TAJ !! For Trip advisor.. why 200 minimum words no one has so much time to complete 200 words!! Message and feed back is clear about the...

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

Dear Mr. Sangram , 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...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Vivanta by Taj Kumarakom is a heritage property spread across 13 acres and has only some 20 odd cottages. That tells you that it's a speciality accommodation. The cottages are very spacious and are located on either side of a man made lagoon which brings out a colourful painting of Kerala alive on a canvas. It's amazing to wake up...

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Dear Mr. Vikas , 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...

Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

wonderful property. nice amenities and good food. the service was so good. hotel staff were very cordial and welcoming. rooms were so spacious and comfortable stay. we enjoyed a lot. some stagnant water smell in front of the room and mosquitoes issue.

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Jayanta D, 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....

Kochi, India
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This property has a historic and environmental significance. Traditional style cottages and well maintained greenery adds to the scenic element. The place is very quiet and you only get to see other guests during breakfast time! Rest of the time, it is as if you're on your own. There are regular activities for grown up and kids. Compared to other...

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Dear Mr. Dileep, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj-Kumarakom, Kerala! I am pleased to note that our services and facilities were to your satisfaction. Your positive feedback about our hotel is deeply appreciated and has been communicated to all the members of my team. I once again thank you for your valuable comments and look forward to the pleasure of your...

Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A Taj is a Taj is A Taj ! I am such a fan of Tajgroup s hotels. And this is one of my fav one out of many that I have been to The room we had was a cottage by the lake and the room was super specious and very well done up The spread breakfast had many...

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Dear Ms. Desai , Thank You very much for choosing to stay at Vivanta by Taj Kumarakom, Kerala and taking time to share your experiences on Trip Advisor. We are indeed privileged to be of service to you. We are extremely delighted to note that you found our services excellent. This is a source of encouragement to us to enable...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I had a nice experience staying the Taj Kumarakom. I thought the staff was very friendly and that the grounds were quite nice - strong rain-forest feeling. I would suggest going outside of the hotel to find a houseboat - they charge way more than what you can find outside. Overall, very positive experience!

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

Dear Mr. Benjamin , Thank You very much for choosing to stay at Vivanta by Taj Kumarakom, Kerala and taking time to share your experiences on Trip Advisor. We are sincerely delighted that you found our hospitality par excellence. It is feedback from valued guests like you that motivates us to strive for excellence. My Team and I look forward...

Reviewed 1 week ago

the hotel is great, the weather was very humid and hot. The staff is very helpful and polite. The hotel is peaceful and a great place to recharge from the hustles of the city life. I would definitely recommend this place.

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Dear Mr. Keshav , 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...

Reviewed 1 week ago

As soon as you enter the property, you will be mesmerized by the view offered right in front of the property. It’s ideal to have a relaxed vacation, though we were there for lunch. Hotel offers indoor and outdoor restaurant area. It took almost 45 minutes for our food to be served. It would have been great if the same...

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

Dear Mr. Vineeth , Thank you for the review of our visit to the property . 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 with regards to...

Bangalore, India
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hello , I would like to thank the entire team at Taj Kumarakom for their hospitality during my stay with family during first week of May. It was a wonderful experience right from the time I had checked in. I had taken a long 10 hr drive from Bangalore which was bit hectic but not much of hassles and on...

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Dear Guest, 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 the team...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Minibar
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • 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)
Region: India > Kerala > Kottayam District > Kumarakom
Price Range: $143 - $347 (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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“Lagoon view rooms, must try boating...”
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Gopigkb, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“Cottage by the lake”
minotindesai, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“Alliur Villa is very Good”
vcramesh, 10 May 2017 | Read review
“Opt for a villa room, especially towards lake.”
lovekeshc2016, 1 May 2017 | Read review
“Take the mini-lake facing single cottages. Better than the inner-property suites.”
  • Main bedroom
  • High ceiling in bedroom
  • Sitout with every cottage looking out to mini-Lake
  • Large picture window in room looking out to mini-Lake
  • High ceiling spacious room
  • Sitout with every cottage looking out to mini-Lake
Sandeeproy1, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
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