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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We are Taj Inner Circle members and the lady at reception welcomed us nicely. We went there is an auto and may be that's why they treated us badly. The restaurant guy asked us to move around and no single guy ever bothered to see what we want. We called the manager and told him - he apologised and said...

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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 about your recent visit to our hotel Kumarakom . 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...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We were staying at the resort for three days and I must say that these three days were our most memorable ones . Indeed a mesmerising experience . Everyday we started loving the property more and more . The staff r most helpful and hospitable. The entire resort is so relaxing with melodious music being playing in the background all...

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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. It was our pleasure to have you stay with us and happy to hear that you had a comfortable stay and enjoyed our hospitality. I have shared your appreciation with the team for their...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife, teenaged son and I spent 3 great days at this resort earlier this month. The service was impeccable. The food was fantastic! It might be expensive for India but it was very reasonable considering the quality. You can walk a few hundred meters to a seafood place nearby which was good as well but for the convenience you...

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

Dear Mr. Andy , 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...

delhi
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel is good with most of the amenities. They provide complimentary evening tea and snacks as part of their CSR activity and free 1 hour boat ride.Whole day can be easily spent at hotel only with lots of activities inside the hotel. Only point of sorry state is food here. Its pathetic. need to improve it drastically.

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

Dear Mr. Rahul , Thank you for staying with us and the review for your stay with us. We are glad to know that you overall had a pleasant stay with us . 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...

India
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there as a family for a weekend. Taj Vivanta Kumarakom is a amazing property reflecting traditional kerela architecture in its building..in staff dressing and their food menus.. The hotel offers free shikara ride in the vembanad lake which is main attraction of all tourist coming to kumarakom. You can have a sunset view at the rear end of...

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

Dear Mr. Ananth , 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

This place is set in a very serene environment. Gives a colonial era feeling with the rustic surroundings. Cottages were charming. Helpful staff. There is a room for improvement in buffet breakfast layout for the amount one pays for the resort. The downside was the food especially in terms of variety There are few activities to keep you occupied -...

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

Dear Mr. Joe , Greetings from Vivanta by Taj-Kumarakom, Kerala! 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...

Kottayam, India
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's really mesmerising to enjoy House boat ride in Vembanad Lake.You sync with nature , the ripples,and soothing wind and the greenery make you feel stress free . Lunch with Pearldot fish fry , served on board boat ,while cruising is very special to Kumarakom .We keep coming back to Vivanta by Taj for cruising in Backwater.

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Dear Mr. Sunny , 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...

Mumbai
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Upon Check-In, I was informed that the room allotted to me (Room No. 24) was the best room in the entire property. I agree on this point as far as the location of the room is concerned. However, on the other hand, you are selling this room in the top most category (Premium Pool Villa). However, the Jacuzzi in the...

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

Dear Mr. Shah , 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 . 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...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this relaxing, romantic colonial-style hotel, set in large, lush gardens with a lagoon, and facing onto Lake Vembanad at the back. We particularly enjoyed an early evening boat trip laid on by the hotel, with chai served afterward in a pavilion on the lawn, from where we watched the sun go down over the...

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

Dear Guest, 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 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...

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A truly relaxing and peaceful hotel with kingfishers and herons by the bucket loads! Great food served in the restaurant with excellent entertainment. A fabulous hotel in a fabulous setting served by helpful and friendly staff.

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Dear Mr. Peter , 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...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • 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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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • 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 > Kumarakom
Price Range: ₹ 11,298 - ₹ 20,658 (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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“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
“Personally I wouldn't choose the larger cottages as the bathrooms are open to the sky and so bugs etc could get in”
 of 5 bubbles tetchy, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get a cottage by the lake if the price is right for you.”
 of 5 bubbles WriterLJ, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
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