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Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom

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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2015

We really enjoyed the hotel and its facilities. We were upgraded to a beautiful suite on arrival which was great as we were travelling with a small child. The staff were great, and very child friendly too.

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3Thank BabyFace14
Reviewed 6 April 2015 via mobile

going solo to kerala whilst i was four months pregnant surprised many including the other half. however i had to listen to my body needing a pregnancy treat so hubby agreed. although i stayed here barely a night from my base in alleppey the taj kumarakom will always remain special and trapped in postcard memories. took a spa indulgence came...

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1Thank Ruchelleondgo
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 5 April 2015

I had an excellent experience because of the following reasons: It has a great pool Great service Great boat(in the evening) My personal favourite is the: Speedboat(in the afternoon) The hotel itself is one of the best with a great view Great activities like the kayaking which you do in your personal river Fishing also is awesome THE WORST: The...

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Reviewed 3 April 2015

Need a holiday home with some serene setting...relaxing place which will take you to a different world especially if you are a busy working person. With the backwaters and their "tea kadai" Chai shop in the evening....friendly Ravindar who can keep the children engaged with activities.....after 2 full days of stay we also went on the houseboat stay for 1...

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1Thank Amritakripa
Reviewed 2 April 2015 via mobile

Very relaxing place. The staff is very friendly and always ready to help. We made a million requests and they helped us out with each one of them. Food was fabulous and I would strongly recommend the 'Currymeen' restaurant. Please try the seafood set menu. Overall a must visit destination.

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2Thank Sidharth A
Barnet, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2015

Kumarakom is a popular tourism destination located near the city of Kottayam, in Kerala. Kumarakom lies on the shores of the pleasant Vembanad Lake, It is famous for its backwaters lush green paddy field. This is a quiet and peaceful place if you are looking for a relaxing holiday and if you want to be away from the hustle and...

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2Thank Shaternat
Cambridge, England
Reviewed 24 March 2015

Enjoyed everything about this hotel. Very attentive staff and excellent food. Stayed in a villa with pool for part of our stay which was lovely. Gardens are beautiful and the location on the bank of the lake is great at sunset.

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3Thank Judy1608
Reviewed 22 March 2015 via mobile

Was awesome from the reception we received at midnight upon arriving despite our flight delays. The food and the service was great. We were there for our friends wedding and really enjoyed our stay. Only downer was despite booking for a triple occupancy they forgot to add 3 tea cups instead of just 2. Otherwise, no complaints..comfy beddings and clean...

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3Thank Elenoa C
New Delhi, Delhi, India
Reviewed 20 March 2015

Taj Vivanta – 5 9990794141 To start with, it’s really hard to imagine that anyone would have an average experience here, forget about a bad one. We went there for our anniversary a couple of days back. Taj, Kumarakom is about 2 hours from the Cochin airport. It’s based in the Kottayam district of Kerala and on the bed of...

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4Thank DishaNU
Pune, India
Reviewed 18 March 2015

It was a great experience to stay at this resort from 13th March to 15th March 2015. We landed at Cochin / Kochi, Kerala in morning at 8Am from Mumbai by Jet Airways. We had a minibus waiting at the airport and it took 1 1/2 hour to reach to the resort. After we checked-in immediately rushed to swimming pool...

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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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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Banquet Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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)
Region: India > Kerala > Kumarakom
Price Range: €115 - €241 (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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“Best to be around the lake in the middle!!”
  • Rooms around the lake were great!!
 of 5 bubbles Bel21a, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Don't bother with a room with attached pool. Not well maintained. You are better off swimming in the main pool”
 of 5 bubbles roysush, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you do not stay here, there is no reason to visit it”
 of 5 bubbles Medapati, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I loved the room we had in the main building but the bungalows looked really nice too.”
 of 5 bubbles andypubah, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing pool.”
  • Sunset point
  • 360 degree view
  • Pond facing rooms
 of 5 bubbles TusharP, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
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