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Kollam, India
Reviewed 5 September 2015

I have not Stayed at Visalam .. But visited the property.. Its a great one..One great mansion of Chettinadu converted in to good heritage hotel.. Good luxurious rooms.. near to 90 Sq mtr.. Because of its method of construction the rooms are always cool.. even in summer.. Its inside the Kaanadu Kathen Village.. Febin is a good guy.. He will...

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FEEDBACKfromCGHEarth, Manager at Visalam, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your valuable feedback. We are very happy to know that you had gone through the details of the property and appreciating us with in the short visit. We request you to come , stay and experience with us soon. Warm regards, Febin Thomas Manager Visalam Heritage Hotel a CGH earth experience Chettinad, Tamilnadu...

Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 31 August 2015

I have not stayed at the Visalam but only stopped over for lunch. The art deco property is amazing. Quiet. Warm welcome. Well located. The 'small' lunch was a really good experience by the pool. The food super tasty (I still remember the raw banana warm salad). And pass by the shop : they sell this great book on the...

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FEEDBACKfromCGHEarth, Manager at Visalam, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for a lovely feedback on your time at Chettinad. You have indeed taken the time to experience the offerings at Visalam and touched the soul of the place. We look forward to your repeat visit. Warm regards, Febin Thomas Manager Visalam Heritage Hotel a CGH earth experience Chettinad, Tamilnadu febinthomas@cghearth.com

India
Reviewed 31 August 2015

I tried hard to find some fault with this place but no such luck. We stayed for 3 nights and enjoyed our stay thoroughly. From the time we arrived to the time we left Febin and his staff took care of us like royalty. The hotel is well kept, great pool, great food and above all excellent staff. Suggest reading...

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FEEDBACKfromCGHEarth, Manager at Visalam, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you immensely for the feedback. We are very much thrilled to know that you have thoroughly enjoyed every aspect of your stay with us. It was very much inspiring for the entire team to read your narration about the room, facilities, service, food and staff. We look forward to give you a perfect holiday and warmest welcome...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 18 August 2015

The Hotel is a beautifully restored Art Deco Mansion. The rooms are huge (85sqm) and luxuriously appointed. The staff (all of them) are fabulous, friendly, helpful and very professional. The manager leads by example and misses nothing. The village outside the gate is a traditional Tamil Nadu village. Life goes on on the street and in addition there are the...

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FEEDBACKfromCGHEarth, Manager at Visalam, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind words of appreciation. It is our continual effort to ensure a complete experience and a memorable holiday. Looking forward to serve you more in future. Warm regards, Febin Thomas Manager Visalam Heritage Hotel a CGH earth experience Chettinad, Tamilnadu febinthomas@cghearth.com

Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed 17 August 2015

This is my fourth visit/stay with family at Visalam. The hospitality shown by all staff is way beyond excellent & there are not enough words to describe it. Since this was our fourth visit with family, the staff had taken the trouble of making kolam (art design with rice flour on the floor) on the floor and the words were...

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FEEDBACKfromCGHEarth, Manager at Visalam, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for a lovely feedback on your fourth visit to Visalam. We are very much excited to know that you have thoroughly enjoyed every aspect of your stay with us. It was very much inspiring for the entire team to read your descriptions about the room facilities, service, food, and the place. l will pass on your compliments...

Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

Visalam is not just a gorgeous boutique hotel it's a whole experience. In the low season, rates ( usually about $325) are down to about 1/3 ($115) so it's one of the best value places to visit in July. A Chettinad mansion built in the 1930s it is meticulously maintained and cared for. Here you feel totally spoilt. The Chettiars...

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FEEDBACKfromCGHEarth, Manager at Visalam, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks so much for your beautifully written review of Visalam as also for keeping the intrigue alive for future guests to the destination, we really appreciate your effort. Am glad to know that your stay with us was enjoyable and it is obvious from your review that you took the time to try your hand at several of...

Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 August 2015

Kerala Connections recommended this lovely hotel. We had an enormous room that housed our three single beds with ease. The pool was superb, the rooms and gardens stunning. The staff are amazing, friendly and helpful (with special mention to the waiters). The spa was excellent. Hotel is in the centre of an interesting picturesque village with delightful residents. So many...

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FEEDBACKfromCGHEarth, Manager at Visalam, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your valuable comments. It is quite surprising that the memories of your visit in February still lingers vividly in you. I take it as the greatest compliment. I thank my staff for making the holiday so tenaciously wonderful for you. Looking forward to seeing you back for more... Warm regards, Febin Thomas Manager Visalam Heritage...

Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Visalam exterior might look simple, which is a building built during the colonial period. As I entered in the cool welcome drink was tasteful like the tasteful decorated interiors of this Chetinadu Manson. The warm welcome and send off by the staffs and care taken by them in check to check out was excellent. The courtyard, the rooms and the...

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FEEDBACKfromCGHEarth, Manager at Visalam, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for such wonderful feedback. We are truly privileged to have your esteemed opinion of our hotel. It is feedback like this that inspires us to greater heights. We do look forward to your return and assure you of a more enriched experience. Warm regards, Febin Thomas Manager Visalam Heritage Hotel a CGH earth experience Chettinad, Tamilnadu...

bangalore
Reviewed 16 July 2015

A delightful heritage resort to stay in made even more memorable by the warmth and attention of the staff. Charming rooms with great food and a range of services a call away make this a wonderful base in the Chettinad region

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FEEDBACKfromCGHEarth, Manager at Visalam, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your precious reviews here about our hotel. We are happy to know you enjoyed staying in our hotel. We wish to host you on your upcoming trips to Chettinad and Visalam. Warm regards, Febin Thomas Manager Visalam Heritage Hotel a CGH earth experience Chettinad, Tamilnadu febinthomas@cghearth.com

Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 18 June 2015

Great Stay overall. One of the Largest Rooms I have stayed in. Fantastic Ambience. Great Food. Extremely Hospitable Staff. Special Mention of Chicko Matthew has to be made here. Looking forward to visiting this place again. One of the best Holidays in my life

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind words. We are so happy that we could make your weekend a memorable one.Your review responses will serve as encouragement to all of our staff . We are looking forward towards your return and definitely more wonderful time with us. Warm regards, Febin Thomas Manager Visalam Heritage Hotel a CGH earth experience Chettinad,...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Visalam

Address: Kanadukathan L F Road, Kanadukathan 630103, India
Region: India > Tamil Nadu > Kanadukathan
Price Range: $220 - $395 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Visalam 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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