Hotel The Gateway Pasumalai Madurai EX Taj Garden Retreat Madurai
Converted from an 1890 colonial residence, this luxurious hilltop heritage hotel overlooks a temple town and offers guests magnificent views. The Taj Garden Retreat Hotel in Madurai, part of the Taj hotel group, has enormous rooms decorated in authentic colonial-style furniture. The in-house View and Terrace Garden restaurants serve Indian and international cuisine with panoramic views. Leisure options include an outdoor swimming pool, tennis and badminton courts as well as pathways through the 62 acre grounds. The hotel is only a 15 minute drive from the Meenakshi temple and six kilometers from the railway station. The nearest airport is also just 15 kilometers away. Our secure online booking form makes reserving your room at Taj Garden Retreat Hotel Madurai simple - just fill in your desired dates and click.
Hotel Heritage Madurai Madurai
Heritance Hotels & Resorts, Aitken Spence Hotels unique collection of resorts launched its first hotel in India with Heritance Madurai. Heritance Madurai is a resort ini the city on 17 acres of lush green gardens, landscaped to make one forget their presence in the heart of this bustling metropolis. The hotel will cater to the ardent pilgrims and the demanding corporate clientele who visit Madurai to take part in the numerous temple festivals and the many events that the city plays hosts to. A Glimpse into the past.
The hotel is the former British Madurai Club with the Club House designed by world renowed architect Geoffrey Bawa is now fully restored by architect Vinod Jayasinghe in keeping with the traditional architecture of the locality. The key elements of the Geoffrey Bawa Club have been foolowed in the restoration process, like the stone pillars, the roofs, the stone flooring etc. The pillars and floors have being restored with the same colour and stone.The main club house building is restored and will have all the guest outlets namely, the main restaurant-The Madura Club, the coffee shop-The Mandapam, the Bar-The Banyan Tree. The original library will be retained and the block will have 8 Club House Rooms. The Stone paved water body in front of the club has been added to enhance the entrance to the guest outlets.
The Main building is a contiuation of the club designed by Geoffrey Bawa. The main reception building is completely new and developed in line with the old Club. The entrance to the main reception will be through a porch which will have 4 decorative 18th century Chettinad columns taken from Karaikudi from where Mr.Bawa had acquired the materials too.
There is a decorative old Chettinad door frame which leads to the main reception and gives you an element of suprise. The entire length of the main reception is a closed decorative wall from outside. The details on this wall have been selected from the Tanjavoor temple. On either side of teh reception entrance area we will have two water bodies with bubble fountains. The inside walls of the reception will have abstract paintings depicting rituals and festivals of South India hung on them. The backdrop of the guest reception desk is a U shaped masonary white washed wall with decorative mouldings all selected and modified from temples around Madurai.
The swimming pool which has been designed to replicate a Temple tank was inspired by the Temple tank of Thirumaya Temple and is a master piece creation which will be one of the major attractions within Heritance Madurai. The Entrance to the pool will be facing the huge Banyan Tree and all structures facing the pool were removed to acquire this breathtaking view. Heritance Madurai comprises of 81 Rooms including 35 villas, the discerning traveler will be able to bask in the comfort of a luxury hotel designed to exceptional standards. The old colonial bungalows have been modified to acquire the south Indian flavour. Each bunglow is converted into 5 rooms with individual plunge pools.
Hotel JC Residency Madurai Madurai
JC Residency Madurai is a popular choice amongst travelers in Madurai, whether exploring or just passing through. Offering a variety of facilities and services, the hotel provides all you need for a good night's sleep. Service-minded staff will welcome and guide you at the JC Residency Madurai. Designed and decorated to make guests feel right at home, each room comes with refrigerator, non smoking rooms, television, bathtub, daily newspaper. Access to the hotel's fitness center, outdoor pool will further enhance your satisfying stay. JC Residency Madurai is an excellent choice from which to explore Madurai or to simply relax and rejuvenate.
Hotel North Gate Madurai
Hotel North Gate is a majestic 5 floored hotel and has a magnetic appeal. The hotel is located in the historical city of Madurai. The hotel is a fine experience in luxury and elegant travelling. Inclusive features of the place are a travel desk, secure parking nearby, laundry facility, room service, complimentary newspapers, breakfast services and bar, airport transfer facility at extra cost, free Wi-Fi, medical facility and safe deposit box facility.