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Paris, France
Reviewed 27 January 2015

This is the best Taj hotel we had this time in India. Excellent room with terrasse onto the swimingpooL. Very nice restaurant with great terrasse and excellent food. And classic Indian lusic and dancers. The hotel proposed boat trip on one of the biggest lakes in India, and with teatime afterwords along the lake to see the sunset. All the...

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Navi Mumbai
Reviewed 27 January 2015

We went their for our fst anniversary and the hotel made sure everything was perfect, they even upgraded us. Location is awesome, service is too good. Completely worth going specially if you want to have a very relaxing holiday with luxury and warmth.

1Thank Organicsmoke
London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 January 2015

Nice property - very much surrounded by nature - on one side there is a huge lake and on another side is a bird sanctuary. You will feel as if you are living in a jungle in the lap of luxury of Taj. Staff are very helpful. Food is good. The villas are awesome. Free activities such as boating. Kids...

1Thank Puneet A
Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Reviewed 26 January 2015

Kerala is one of the most popular tourist destination of India.Back waters, greenery of coconut trees, sunlight and sea around has made this destination most favored one. No surprise various national hotel groups have their presence since decades with their own attractions for tourists. In this perspective , Vivanta by Taj seems a half hearted venture by Taj. Not a...

Thank Ajay K
Reviewed 24 January 2015

If theres anything that defines untouched luxury, it has to be this place.. Visted the property in October 2014. We stayed at the premium temptation villa, it has its own pool , a beautiful patio with a swing overlooking the magnificent vembanad lake ! the entire property has natural canals and lush green raw lawns... you can take one of...

Thank Rajika89
Reviewed 22 January 2015

I had visited this beautiful resort in June 2014 along with my aunt and parents and this was the most memorable part of our Kerela holiday. The attentiveness and personal involvement of the staff - from the restaurant manager to the concierge desk and the GM himself, is unparalled and they advised us on every aspect of our stay in...

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Salem, India
Reviewed 19 January 2015 via mobile

We were provided a free upgrade since we had to checkin early which was good but they charged us for that is not good . The resort has it own lagoon , canal , boat jetty .. Which is good . The resort is very calm and quite with just 28 rooms so lesser crowd. It's heritage property and the...

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Reviewed 17 January 2015

Stayed two nights early Jan 2015 as part of a whistlestop tour of beautiful Kerala. The staff are most attentive and obviously proud of their hotel. The managers were visibly available at all times and could not do enough to make guests feel at home. I requested for a tailor to make me a saree blouse overnight and the house...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 11 January 2015

nice relaxed place.. perfect for those who want a do nothing holiday.. a cruise on houseboat coupled with lunch arranged by hotel was great.. friendly staff. ayurveda massage is must and ggod for those who love cooking . they teach you one local dish everyday. Nice place for a family holiday .

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Reviewed 11 January 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights and it was extremely peaceful. If you want to get away from it all stay here, there is only one restaurant but the menu is extensive. And the stand out here was the food, it was the best food we had in India over a 4 week trip. On the 3rd day we were...

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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: ₹ 12,626 - ₹ 44,193 (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
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Kumarakom
#2 Spa Hotel in Kumarakom
#3 Family Hotel in Kumarakom
#4 Luxury Hotel in Kumarakom
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“The cottages are very good”
 of 5 bubbles liseh956, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Delux delight rooms are good with good view of lake.”
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 of 5 bubbles vaibhava2013, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choose an off season for best value for money”
 of 5 bubbles GeorgeVil, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“get the standalone bungalow even if need to upgrade - well worth it”
 of 5 bubbles smithbc, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in rooms on the far side of the lagoon. Only sounds were the birds.”
 of 5 bubbles WisconsinTraveler076, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
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