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Madurai Tours and Travels

About Madurai

A colourful, vibrant city packed with pilgrims, vendors, sacred cows, rickshaws, shops and markets, Madurai in the state of Tamil Nadu is one of South India’s oldest cities. Tamil and Greek documents record its existence as early as the 4th century BC. A succession of power struggles and invasions ensued, with the British East India Company finally gaining power over Madurai. Today, its appealingly small size makes it easy to explore and its main attraction - the Sri Meenakshi Temple is a real draw.

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Madurai Hotels

If you are planning a Madurai holiday, have a look at some of the accommodation that we recommend. 'Our Rating' indicates how we feel each property rates according to normal Western hotel standards. 'Local Rating' indicates how the property is categorised/rated locally:

GRT Regency Madurai

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

The GRT Regency is a modern, tastefully designed hotel with comfortable rooms.

Heritance Madurai

Our Category: Deluxe   |   Regional Category: 5 Star Hotel

The Heritance is an elegant hotel and all rooms are set in beautiful grounds and each has a plunge pool.

The Gateway Hotel Madurai

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 5 Star Hotel

The Taj Garden Retreat is a relaxing haven set in 62 acres of landscaped gardens.

Accommodation on Tour

For all our tours and tailor-made holidays we provide you with a clear categorisation of all hotels we use. The REGIONAL CATEGORY indicates the local rating of each hotel in each respective country. We have also rated each hotel using OUR CATEGORY, which will be in line with generally accepted western hotel grading standards.

Simple
Basic hotels and simple accommodation is a no frills option with an adventurous authentic feel.

Standard
Standard accommodation equates to a Western 3-star standard, always featuring en-suite rooms and usually a restaurant.

Superior
Superior accommodation equates to a Western 4-star standard, featuring en-suite rooms and usually a restaurant and often a swimming pool and/or a fitness centre.

Deluxe
Deluxe accommodation equates to a Western 5-star standard, usually featuring spacious, en-suite rooms, a restaurant, swimming pool and fitness centre and an array of amenities, excellent service and customer care.

Lavish
Lavish accommodation equates to a Western 5-star plus standard - the creme de la creme. Featuring spacious, en-suite rooms, a restaurant, swimming pool and fitness centre and an array of amenities, this accommodation is a cut above the rest. Sheer opulence!

Madurai Tailor made suggestions

Here are some of the recent tailor made itineraries we have created for our clients which include a visit to Madurai.

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