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Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom

1/404 Kumarakom, Kumarakom 686563, India (Formerly Taj Garden Retreat)
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  • Eco Trails Kerala
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  • 5 star hotel
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Reviewed 3 March 2015
Excellent Property
I must say this is one of a kind property which i have visited... more
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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 3 March 2015

I must say this is one of a kind property which i have visited. The property has a lake in the middle which is lit up with diyas / lights every night. behind that lake are villas surrounded by channels of water for rowing small boats and behind that the actual backwaters of kerala....wow......the rooms give a feel of heritage...

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Reviewed 2 March 2015 via mobile

Spent a lovely weekend. We stayed in the pool villa, spent a night on the house boat in our last night we didn't get the pool villa (booked out) but the other villas were good too! It was relaxing and beautiful! No regrets! Hope to be back soon!

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 21 February 2015 via mobile

The hotel is built on colonial grounds. We stayed two nights while touring South India. It is near the lake and the hotel offers complimentary tour of the lake. The grounds are very well maintained. The staff is very attentive and service oriented from the manager down. The food is good but pricy in comparison to restaurants around. We were...

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5Thank Shai R
Chennai, India
Reviewed 18 February 2015

we spent 3 nights at this property in deluxe allure villa..amazingly quite place..a lot of greenery, the rear side property connects to the vembanad lake while the breakfast place connects to a large water body which is lit with diyas by the local ladies every evening, we took a cruise for an hour at the lake,we also did take a...

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4Thank yashwant_vaid
Manchester
Reviewed 17 February 2015

This is a proper resort, just being there puts you in right frame of mind. Our accomodation was a very large space with outdoor shower , and a large bathtub with decent toilet facilities. The service in the room was excellent. Bicyling around the property, boating facility, lake view afternoon tea, music and lights by diyas created something special which...

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5Thank 23vaneet
Reading, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2015

We spent a week here for a friends' wedding and we had the entire place booked out for the wedding guests. The accommodation is excellent, we stayed in the small rooms that overlook the main lake. They were clean and comfy with everything you would need for a comfortable stay. As we had the entire resort booked I was able...

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3Thank brianolikov
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Reviewed 16 February 2015

I visited Taj over the valentine weekend. My husband's b'day is a day before Valentines and this was a surprise trip. I could not have pulled this off if I was not staying at this property. The resort is at a breathtaking location with the lagoon passing rite thru it... While it being a 5 star property the property is...

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Thank Shilpa R
Mumbai, India
Reviewed 12 February 2015 via mobile

Amazing property... excellent service. .. divine local food even vegetarian (non local food is ok.. can be avoided)... very hospitable staff who made this stay super memorable!!!! :) rowing in the lagoon as well as paddle boats are available which is fun! Sunset point on the property overlooking the lake is very scenic and a must do!

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Thank ChaitaliP
mumbai
Reviewed 12 February 2015 via mobile

Came here for my honeymoon and the service was outstanding! Super helpful staff... Always checking up on us... Esp as i eat only jain food, they were very accommodating. Must try the local cuisine!! Amazing food prepared every meal.... A lot of options for vegetarians also. Rooms are huge and lovely... Comfortable stay. Property is gorgeous with a sunset view...

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Chennai, India
Reviewed 12 February 2015

I extensively explored many choices and Zeroed down this beautiful place for my Honeymoon! We reached the resort at Evening 4 P.M. We were welcomed by Tender Coconut drink neatly presented in a basket. Then we were escorted by Ms. Delina to our Suite "Premium Temptation Villa with Private Pool". At the entrance of our suite we were welcomed by...

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Amenities

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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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  • Spa
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  • 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: ₹ 12,352 - ₹ 29,891 (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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“If possible, go for one with the private pools”
 of 5 bubbles LiamJEllison, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Take Lagoon view”
  • Laggon inside the hotel resort
 of 5 bubbles Kalkiavatar5, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Unless you want private pool, go with Deluxe cottage and as close as possible to Reception (lower room number)”
 of 5 bubbles 30jayp, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“comfortable & ample room space”
 of 5 bubbles , 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“While the Delux Villas are excellent, the other rooms are equally good.”
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 of 5 bubbles ad0312, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
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