Authentic charm and unmistakable class

Heritage Madurai

Heritage Madurai

Madurai
, Tamil Nadu
, India

Heritage Madurai’s historic charm echoes in every hallway and room. Lounge by the generously proportioned temple tank pool, or luxuriate in a plunge pool in your own private villa. Dine under a 200 years old banyan tree, serenaded by bird calls while enjoying a perfect meal prepared by your own personal chef. Take a leisurely ‘historic’ walk through the corridors where every stone has a story to tell.

Our Rating: Luxury
Property Type: Heritage

Accommodation

Luxury Plunge Pool Villa
Luxury rooms have been extensively refurbished recently and are today well-appointed with modern amenities and facilities. These rooms are done up tastefully with carved wooden panels and impeccable service conveying real Indian luxury. Spread across 1000 square feet, our Luxury Rooms are spacious accommodations, abundant with natural light that flows in through large windows. The guests can enjoy fantastic views of blossom-laden frangipani trees stand guard over your personal plunge pool. Luxury Rooms offer luminous floor to ceiling windows with warm lighting to create the perfect setting at night. Rich plush textures and peaceful ambiance ensure maximum comforts for every guest.

Deluxe Club
Maintaining a finesse that is quintessentially ‘Heritage’, these modern rooms surprise you with terracotta flooring and traditional ambience. The 24 Deluxe rooms are spread over 600 sq.ft each, with red tile flooring from the 1920’s, teak wood furniture and large windows. The window lattices remind the traveler of popular Art Deco architecture. The Deluxe rooms open out onto generous verandas that overlook the lawns.

Geoffrey Bawa Room
In the 1970’s the renowned Srilankan architect Geoffrey Bawa built the club house on the grounds of the officer’s bungalow, Using honey colored granite, materials and artisans from within 20 miles of Madurai he created a landmark Bawa structure. Where can you chance upon a welcoming space that is more suggestive of a suite, these spacious rooms have a light and airy ambience yet cosset you in lavish comfort.

Dining

The Banyan serves scintillating buffet style meals with a wide variety of food ranging from traditional to western cuisines.

The ‘Swig & Tee’ bar epitomizes the colonial club culture of British Madurai. One section of the bar is part of the main clubhouse building of the 1970s, while the new extension features a contemporary bar counter. Situated adjacent to one of the oldest Banyan trees of the resort, the bar is an ideal place to enjoy a sundowner. Just ask the barman for the Heritage Special!

The Coffee Shop features alfresco dining and not only serves breakfast, but also a tempting array of freshly made sandwiches, cookies, snacks, pastries and chocolates. It is renowned for the finest aromatic coffees and teas along with some delicious cold mixers. Overlooking banyan trees and the temple pool, it is an ideal place to unwind.

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Our Accommodation Ratings

Opulent: Exceptional, unashamedly the best of sheer luxury. (£££££)

Luxury: Outstanding levels of 5* comfort, hospitality and facilities. (££££)

Premium: Excellent levels of comfort and hospitality and a wide range of facilities. (£££)

Mid-Range: Good levels of comfort and hospitality, with a reasonable range of facilities. (££)

Simple: Clean and simple, no frills. Often in areas of natural beauty or near wildlife reserves. (£)