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Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom

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Reviewed 29 September 2015

We had selected this hotel based on feedback from friends.The hotel not only lived up to our expectations but surpassed them. The property is nature lovers paradise. Maintained excellently. The staff makes you feel right at home ably lead by Mr. Noyal Jacob the Front Office Manager and Mr. Akhil the F&B Manager who ensured that our holiday was a...

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

Dear Guest, 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 us to...

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 28 September 2015

I visited the property last weekend with my family. We took two rooms - one with a pool and another without. The rooms are extremely spacious and the bathroom is almost as large and in a garden. Both the rooms overlooked a beautiful water body with lillies and the property was a haven for bird watching. The little lake inside...

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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! 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 continued...

Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
Reviewed 28 September 2015

An outstanding romantic property that can help to destress you. It has the best Ayurveda massages, the masseurs really know what they are doing. Has a very old world charm to it so go with that perspective. If you are looking for a very modern feel then I would suggest giving this a skip. The mosquitos during this time of...

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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! Thank you for your kind feedback. It is feedback such as given by you that keeps the team motivated and encourages them to continue to deliver guest experiences. Please be assured that I have made a note of your feedback and have shared it with the concerned departments to ensure such incidents...

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Located on the backwaters of Kumarakom, the hotel is a relatively small property with approximately 30 cottages/villas. Kumarakom is a small sleepy town with not many activities, so most things we did was centered around the hotel. Rooms are nice with very large bathrooms, and the pool is a decent one. The hotel has practically only one restaurant, and breakfast...

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

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. We have made a note of your feedback about the breakfast and...

Kumbakonam, India
Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

Had a pleasant and comfortable stay here , rooms were clean and spacious. Staffs were friendly and dedicated, the location was also great for travelers . stayed here several times and would recommend this to everyone coming to this town ...

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

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...

Ahmedabad - India
Reviewed 23 September 2015

If you go to the Taj- Kumarakom expecting a Taj experience you may have enjoyed at other properties, Taj Kumarakom will greatly disappoint you. The rooms we stayed in loudly showed a high level of neglect, comprising of locks and ACs that didnt work or clogged drains in the toilet shower tray and exposed switches. The insult to injury was...

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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! At the outset I would like to thank you for your feedback on your recent stay at Vivanta by Taj-Malabar, Cochin. 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. It is a matter...

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 21 September 2015

This was my first trip to Kerala, and i opted Taj Vivanta after carefully reading the reviews. I stayed for a couple of nights last week, and i had a memorable experience at the resort. A few highlights: The resort is spread over close to 15+ acres, and it lets you slip into the serenity of nature Resort is right...

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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....

Hyderabad, India
Reviewed 21 September 2015

The deal on make my trip is a eyewash, please review the inclusions thoroughly. As you might book via make my trip thinking you made a smart deal. While actually, they would have smartly not mentioned non inclusion of breakfast in the deal. This deliberate attempt to fool customers really left a awful taste before the start of trip. The...

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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 hope to welcome you back again soon and thank you for sharing this experience....

Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Each member carries the most valuable Brand on to themselves !!!! Excellent hospitality. The property is very beautiful and the back water ride was excellent. The Restaurant team is excellent out over there !!!!

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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....

Reviewed 21 September 2015

This was one of the best places that I have ever been. This is a heritage property with awesome lagoon view from each of the villas presenting amazing view of the property. There is not much around but the hotel has arranged many activities that will keep you engaged. The food menu is good too. The hospitality was immense and...

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Dear Guest, 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 to...

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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
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • 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
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