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Kolam Homes (Meena Room)

Bungalow -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 3
Madurai, Madurai District, Tamil Nadu
100 year old palatial Bungalow popularly known as ‘Kudai Veedu’ (Umbrella house) overlooking the pride of South India, Meenakshi temple.

This heritage house of the temple city has retained its antique value by maintaining the front structure while modernising the rooms of the house.

It is perfect for those to experience culture by walking around the lanes which housed the original city 1500 years ago. These lanes hold the vibrant culture of the people living in them.

Senior citizens please note that the house is in third floor without lift. Only steps. Public and Paid parking available within a block, No parking within the premises. We have a door bell switch at the right side of the 5th staircase while entering the building.
Listing #FKN8746707
About the Owner
Manivannan B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:82%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:May 2017
Interaction with guests
We don’t live there but we have an in-house caretaker who will take care of housekeeping and food if required. We will be available on phone for all kind of help. Breakfast - Complementary Breakfast Lunch and Dinner can be provide on request.
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Reviewed 13 December 2018

Madurai was the first visit on our tour of Tamil Nadu. After finding Kolam Rooms (a bit tricky for the taxi driver from the airport) we were welcomed by the housekeeper/cook and a large clean room. The location is excellent for the Menakshi temple complex,...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank tonyU9855ZM
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Even after staying here, we are not sure how to categorize this concept. Kolam Homes is part AirBnB, part B&B, part resident hotel, just not sure. However you categorize it, it met our needs and was a great place to stay in Madurai. Most of...More

Date of stay: February 2018
1  Thank CharlieOrlando
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check out: 11:00 AM
1.All Non Indian passport holders are required to produce their original passport along with valid visa for all the guests checking in, at the time of check in. 2.All Indian...
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 King
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About the neighbourhood
This bungalow is in a neighbourhood of historic, cultural and culinary attractions.

Just around the bungalow you will find the fabric of the city in its lanes, alleyways, markets and temples. It depicts the economical and culture status of the place.

Also you cannot avoid street food that mushrooms in every corner as the sunsets.

2 out of Top 3 attractions of Madurai such as the Meenakshi temple, Thirumalai Nayak Palace are within 10 minute walk.
Getting around
Mini-bus service is available every 15 minutes, it’s a circular service connecting all Masi streets around the temple. You can be picked and dropped in front of the bungalow.

You can use call TAXI, download apps - OLA, Fastrack

•Gandhi Museum (3.7 km)

•Vegetable market (at the intersection of east & north masi street)

•Temples around: Meenakshi Amman Kovil, St. Mary’s Cathedral, Alagar Koyil, Thirupparamkunram Murugan Temple, Vandiyur Mariamma
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Madurai Airport: 11.0 km
Railway: Madurai Train Junction: 1.0 km
Our address is 87, South Masi street, Madurai (just before Nalli silks).

Landmark: diagonally opposite to Pathanjali silks
Entry Door: Take stairs between the shops - Nalli silks & Vipco bags

From Madurai Airport - 11 km
Auto - Rs. 250
Call Taxi - Rs. 250 to Rs. 400

From Madurai Train Junction - 1km
Auto - Rs. 60 to Rs. 80
Call Taxi - Rs. 80 to Rs. 100

From Mattuthavani Bus Terminal (6 km)
Auto - Rs. 150 to Rs. 200
Call Taxi - Rs. 200 to Rs. 300
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 163.0 km.
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