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Vivanta by Taj - Blue Diamond
Ranked #14 of 225 Hotels in Pune
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Phoenix, Arizona
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57 reviews
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“Average Rooms/Infrastructure with Good Service”
Reviewed 13 July 2012

Stayed for one night on a business trip. Physically, this hotel has seen better days. The rooms are small and seem like a dorm room. But the staff was attentive and friendly, and breakfast and happy hour were good. I would stay here again if I had to but I definitely review other hotels first.

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled on business
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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 9 July 2012

this seems to be a relatively old hotel compared to the Westin in Koregaon park. Yet, the hotel delivers on all that you are looking for. the staff are very friendly and always ready to help. the room was smelling a little muggy which was the only thing off but otherwise great experience, quiet rooms.

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled on business
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BluediamondPune, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Blue Diamond, responded to this review, 24 August 2012
Dear Guest,
Thank you for staying at Vivanta by Taj Blue Diamond.
It gives us a pleasure to know that you found the services to your satisfaction. We value your feedback on the musty smell and the same has been discussed with our Executive Housekeeper for corrective action.
We look forward to welcoming you back and assuring you of our best services at all times.
Warm regards,
Surinder Singh
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 July 2012

Location 3
The hotel is convenient bring only about 20 minutes from the airport. But there is nothing of interest and no shops in the vicinity.

Hotel 3
The Vivanta brand is one notch lower than the Taj brand. This hotel shows this clearly. The building looks about 10 years old. It has a comfortable lobby and bar area. It caters mainly for business people and aircrew.

Bedroom 3
The rooms look a little old fashioned and spartan. Furnishing scheme is brown wooden furniture ansd buff colours. Rather dull and uninspiring.
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Gym 2
The gym is small, It has the very basics to make it a gym.

Breakfast 4
The breakfast is a reasonably good. The lat time I styed here one year ago the breakfast was excellent. I wonder if they have lost a great chef.

Service quality 4
Staff are helpful and speak good English.

Value for money 3
Overall this is a sensible if uninspiring choice for business travellers. I would not recommend it for tourists because if is distant from the centre of town.

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled on business
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BluediamondPune, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Blue Diamond, responded to this review, 24 August 2012
Dear Guest,

Thank you for staying at Vivanta by Taj Blue Diamond, Pune.

We value your candid feedback on our property and services. We have taken not of your suggestions on the room ambience which will be considered during our future renovation.

With regards to the gym, we would like to inform you that we are in the process of renovating our fitness centre and the plans are at finalization stage. Your feedback on the breakfast has also been shared with our Executive Chef who will personally look into it.

Assuring you of our best services at all times.

Warm regards

Surinder Singh
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Mumbai, India
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Reviewed 8 July 2012

Was visiting Pune for a Family wedding.

They had warn milk available at anytime of the day or nite, and room service available 24hrs it comes in handy when u travel with a baby and wedding buffets are just not what the child eats or your child gets hungry before or after the SPREAD.
A crib for the baby with comfortable linens.
An iron and iron stand whenever required. Urgent laundry. Shoe polishing everything important for weddings.

  • Stayed November 2011
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BluediamondPune, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Blue Diamond, responded to this review, 24 August 2012
Dear Guest,

I am delighted to know that your experience at Vivanta by Taj Blue Diamond, Pune was a memorable one. I would like to thank you for taking your time out to write a review and appreciating our product and services.

We trust the Vivanta charm will attract you again soon and it will be our pleasure to delight you.

Warm regards

Surinder Singh
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Chennai, India
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Reviewed 8 July 2012

Everything, as usual with Taj, is great here- even though it is only the Vivanta brand. The people are as friendly and helpful as you can expect only from Taj. Wonder how they do it- do they have some sort of hypnotising when employees join their roles? Breakfast is great- the spread and the Quality. But Room Service food is probably a few notches lower when you compare it to the service and staff. Good for Business and Leisure.

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  • Stayed May 2012, travelled on business
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BluediamondPune, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Blue Diamond, responded to this review, 24 August 2012
Dear Guest,
Greetings!
It gives me a pleasure to know that your experience at Vivanta by Taj Blue Diamond, Pune was a cherished one. We have always been earnest in our endeavor to extend the very best of the Taj to our guests.
Vivanta by Taj is all for Style, Creative, comfort & strives to create Vital, Vivacious & Vivid experiences. We have however never, even for a moment, put aside our strong ties to the warmth, passionate and caring culture of the Taj.
We highly appreciate your feedback on the food ordered and the same has been shared with our Executive Chef for appropriate action.
We hope that you continue your patronage.

Warm regards

Surinder Singh
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Additional Information about Vivanta by Taj - Blue Diamond

Property: Vivanta by Taj - Blue Diamond
Address: 11 Koregaon Road, Pune 411001, India
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Region: India > Maharashtra > Pune District > Pune
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#8 Romantic Hotel in Pune
#9 Spa Hotel in Pune
#9 Family Hotel in Pune
#13 Luxury Hotel in Pune
#13 Business Hotel in Pune
Price range (per night): ₹ 5,774 - ₹ 8,629
Hotel Class:5 star — Vivanta by Taj - Blue Diamond 5*
Number of rooms: 101
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Explore the space that's right in the heart of Pune's business and entertainment areas. Just 5 km from the airport and 2 km from the nearest railway station. Drive in the Vivanta by Taj car delighting in backseat surprises (we're not revealing here). On arrival check out the soaring glass, fan shaped entry canopy cantilevered 25 feet above a sparkling new water feature. ... more   less 
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