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Visalam ( A CGH Earth Experience) is where you would want to go to experience a unique Tamil culture. Located in Kanadukathan village in chettinad, Visalam has many a stories to tell of the heritage, culture, food and people of this interesting tamil community, the chettiars. Stay at Visalam for that journey back in time and for that warm tamil hospitality.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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In the heart of Tamil Nadu, in interesting Chettinad, this lovely hotel is set in an Art Deco house that had been built in 1939 by a father for his daughter Visalam. Several photos of the family decorate this hotel that feels more like a family home than a hotel. The staff are
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The mansions of the Chettinad region are all extraordinary and sadly often in dire need of renovation. But not here. It is already in pristine condition with the enormous bedrooms accessed from the galleries along both levels of the original grand entertaining hall. There is
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Dinner @ Visalam Hotel ( CGH Earth chain of hotels ) in Kanadukathan , Karaikudi...This heritage property was the splendid house that KVAL Ramanathan Chettiar built for his eldest daughter,Visalakshi, in Chettinad more than a century ago...The food was good...Reserve a table and
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We were taken to this Historic Hotel by our good by Asika from Ullan tours. He told us prior to arriving at the hotel that we were going to have our breath taken away when we saw what was done to this very historic home. Frankly it is impossible to believe what we saw and
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We stopped here for a lovely lunch in this smart hotel. Good food, good service, nice terrace b the pool. Limited but different menu, but will do western sandwiches and fries to order. Beautiffully restored Art Deco villa given by rich merchant to his daughter as a wedding
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Hi, We visited for lunch in December 2014. They charged us Rs. 750 for veg, and Rs. 850 for non veg.
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"Ground floor is quieter, but none is 'noisy'"
"There is one oversized room on the second floor. The restaurant is also on the second floor."
"Cooking demo along with Chettiar cuisine expert - Chef Latha"
"My room at the rear of the hotel was large, quiet and peaceful - room 104."
"None of the rooms face the street - all are quiet and beautiful."
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PRICE RANGE
US$113 - US$287 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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visalam hotel kanadukathan
LOCATION
IndiaTamil NaduSivaganga DistrictKanadukathan
NUMBER OF ROOMS
15
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