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Chidambara Vilas Chettinad

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Bangalore
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Nice property located in kadiappatti 22km away from karaikudi. Authentic chettinad experience with nice rooms, excellent staff and food. Close to all the important temples and other locations near karaikudi. Chettinad house converted into a heritage property in the same style.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the most splendid experience dining at the Chidambaravilas. Special mention has to go to Heeralal who shared menus and helped us select and order dinner from 1 in the noon. He made sure we had a royal welcome when we reached the hotel. 5 star for his hospitality ! Next is Saravanan who did our show around !...

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1Thank Vidya G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was there in august and it was a very memorable trip. I stayed there for 3 days visiting temples and places in and around Karaikudi. The hotel is a grand old Chettiar house built in the 1910s or so. We went on a tour inside the hotel assisted by the hotel staff. This took us back to a time...

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West Mids
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at this beautiful heritage hotel for one night as part of a structured tour, our room (103) was absolutely gorgeous, spotlessly clean with a great bathroom. The furnishings in the room were smart, stylish and all in keeping with the heritage feel. We were offered a tour of the house which is well worth doing, great views from...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful 100odd year old chettiar mansion converted tastefully to a heritage hotel.well equiped ,modern rooms with a good sized bathroom tastefully done to blend with existing architecture. It was lovely sitting along the verandahs, walking up the spiral staircase to the rooftop to view sunrise.bicycles available to cycle around the village.(recommended)a dip into the pool before dinner was awesome.the...

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Thank Kumar S
madurai, india.
Reviewed 30 October 2016

'Back-land'..i mean... it is away from main high way nestled in a remote dry southern tamil nadu village,but, very hospitality warmth place, like Rajasthan. I appreciate the guts of the owner to run this property in such place. Probably he has betted on the CHIDAMBARA VILAS heritage building...a Tamil Chettiar's private house...oh sorry.. a small palace. You will be simply...

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1Thank Manoharan M
Tiruchirappalli, India
Reviewed 3 October 2016

You like Chettinadu tradition? Then this is the place to be.One of the house in Chettinadu region turned into a modern hotel with all the amenities by maintaining its 125 years of heritage.Every aspect of this property was tastefully executed.The reception itself is big enough at Bunglow standards.Rooms are fitted with modern bath fittings and Flat screen TV.Food is authentic...

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1Thank Periyar S
Nashik, India
Reviewed 15 September 2016

It's interesting to see how this one mansion from the good old days, seamlessly blends with the modern times. A walk in the village of Kadaipatti reveals many such buildings in semi-dilapidated state which may have had a rich heritage, plush interiors, grand corridors and what not, but only Chidambara Vilas stands to live up to its former days of...

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1Thank meetakanksha
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great place to stay, homely atmosphere. Staff are very friendly, especially property incharge mr.Sundar. Food is very nice, a small swimming pool neatly maintained. Recreation room with snooker,carom and traditional games.

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Varanasi, India
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The approach to Chidambara Vilas is most deceptive. Just a small mud lane. The steps lead you to a Grand Palace with eloquent black and white marble floor and ornate pillars. The whole place just takes your breath away. Well maintained and courteous service. Good cuisine. A small guided tour of the property helps you appreciate the life of the...

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"CHIDAMBARA VILAS" -Luxury Heritage Resort - a landmark in Chettinad hospitality!!! The 108 year old palatial mansion is one of the finest masterpieces of Chettiar art and architecture. Chidambara Vilas offers the palatial comforts of a true Chettinad home. Chidambara Vilas is strategically located at Ramachandrapuram, Kadiapatti, about 04 km off the historic fort of Thirumayam - an Archeological Survey of India monument in Pudukotai Dist. It is located at the mid point in the famous Tanjore- Madurai-Trichy Circuit. It became operational from 3rd Nov 2010. The property offers 25 guest rooms, experiential dinning restaurant, demo kitchen, formal restaurant, informal bar area, and a swimming pool. The hotel is situated at a distance of 75 km from Tanjore, 90 kms from Madurai and 80 kms from Trichy. ... more   less 

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Address: Ramachandrapuram, Kadiapatti | Off Thirumayam Fort, Pudukkottai 622505, India
Region: India > Tamil Nadu > Pudukkottai
Price Range: ₹ 7,215 - ₹ 9,053 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Chidambara Vilas Chettinad 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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“Ask for a room overlooking the pool area”
 of 5 bubbles BangaloreRavishankar, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms of First floor viewing the swimming pool.Room Nos 101,102,120,121,122 are twin beds with large space and fan. Go for it.”
 of 5 bubbles MANOHARAN3149, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are good and fine. I have not seen any different”
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 of 5 bubbles sekharak, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room around the pool ,others may be to large and have no outside space”
 of 5 bubbles bobe23, 31 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Any room would be acceptable as they all face the swimming pool.”
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