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WelcomHeritage Shivavilas Palace, HAMPI

No: 97 WelcomHeritage Shivavilas Palace, HAMPI Palace Road, Sandur 583119 India
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  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 03/01/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


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Luxurious WH Shivavilas Palace is just * 15 Minutes drive from Nearest VIDYANAGAR AIRPORT (VDY), Toranagal, Jindal * 35 Minutes Drive from Heritage Hampi Ruins * 5 HRS Drive from Bangalore/Bangalore Airport The luxurious WelcomHeritage Shivavilas Palace, more commonly known as “The Palace” was rebuilt in the year 1941 and stands as a testimony to the rise of the kingdom. The city of Sandur is a peaceful valley surrounded by hills all around, which Mahatma Gandhi described as an “Oasis” when he visited it in the early 1930’s.
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Free parking
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Breakfast buffet
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No: 97 WelcomHeritage Shivavilas Palace, HAMPI Palace Road, Sandur 583119 India
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Vandana7969 wrote a review Nov 2020
Bengaluru, India202 contributions21 helpful votes
We chose Shivavilas Palace in Sandur for our trip to Hampi. Although the drive to Hampi took us almost 50 minutes one way, we don't regret choosing this beautiful palace turned hotel. The room we occupied was well decorated with everything needed for a good comfortable stay. The room was clean and the bathroom with its lovely high ceiling and natural lighting was something we particularly liked. The attached sitout was another attraction. The service was quite good,the staff courteous and prompt. The hotel is located in a quiet part of the town. Food, too, was good. This was a trip we took in times of a pandemic hence, we had to choose a hotel with a lot thought. As guests it made us feel comfortable when we saw the staff in masks. In such times that's the need of the hour. Our
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Date of stay: November 2020
Nikhar R wrote a review Oct 2020
Bengaluru, India1 contribution
This hotel has lots of character if you value history and heritage over typical standard chain hotel designs..very spacious rooms with great antique furniture, private veranda sit outs and friendly service. Loved the collection of old books in the library, the sprawling green grounds and the vintage car display . The kalakendra ngo nearby for handcrafted items was a great recommendation by the front desk too. Cons: distance from Hampi is a good hour plus so be prepared for the daily drive through mining dusty areas. Breakfast variety and food quality could definitely be improved .
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Date of stay: October 2020
Prema_C wrote a review Mar 2020
Mumbai, India798 contributions190 helpful votes
Our stay in this hotel wasn’t planned. It just happened because we decided to fly down instead of driving down from mumbai and had an extra day. Since we like ITC heritage brand booked to stay here for a night. The route is very dusty and thru the mining areas. But once we reached we got a Royal taste of the kingdom of Sandur. For those planning to visit the Hampi temples from here it is an hours drive away and can be tiring. But for resting after the Hampi temples it is the best. The airport of Jindal is close by around 20 minutes I was told but the flights come in here from Bengaluru. The check in was efficient and they took us on a tour of the property. The place is extremely well maintained with highly polished floors, paintings and trophies intact. There is a functional
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Date of stay: January 2020
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julesbndj wrote a review Jan 2020
Brighton, United Kingdom91 contributions22 helpful votes
We were made to feel very special in this former royal residence. The hotel is full of mementoes from the past- a library of old books, cabinets full of ornaments, a billiard room full of stuffed trophies. The food was excellent and served either in the restaurant, the beautiful inner courtyard or outside. We were lucky enough to eat in the gardens by the stunning pool, the meal accompanied by traditional music. The trip to Hampi took 40 mins each way but the quality of the hotel more than justified the daily trips in. After the bustle and dust of the ancient city, returning to the peace and quiet of Shivavilas Palace - and especially the big bathroom- was a joy. Hampi is magical, do make sure you do the walk along the river and also visit the Hanuman Temple slightly outside
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Date of stay: January 2020
1 Helpful vote
aarthyramamurthy wrote a review Jan 2020
9 contributions2 helpful votes
We were 4 adults and 4 friends who had originally planned to stay for 2 nights but had to extend the stay by one night as the place was so awesome. Large, spacious rooms, asthetic decor, amazing pics of wildlife and nice touches that reminds one of childhood home. What really makes the place tick is the team of super efficient and patient staff. Special mention to Joseph, Praveen, Tejaswini and Biswa. Nothing was ever too much for them. Good, simple food and a lovely pool. We will definitely visit again. This was an unforgettable vacation.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Response from whshivavilas, Manager at WelcomHeritage Shivavilas Palace, HAMPI
Responded 19 Jan 2020
Dear Guest, Thank you for your valuable feedback on TripAdvisor. We are glad to hear that overall you had a comfortable stay at WH Shivavilas palace heritage hotel. We are happy to you liked that palace,Food,Pool and staff service Thank you
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US$ 97 - US$ 150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
IndiaKarnatakaBellary DistrictSandur
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