Established in 1903, Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces is one of Asia's largest and finest group of hotels, comprising 59 hotels in 41 locations across India with an additional 18 international hotels in Australia, Maldives, Mauritius, Malaysia, UK, USA, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Africa and the Middle East. From world-renowned landmarks to modern business hotels, idyllic beach resorts to authentic Rajput palaces, each Taj hotel offers an unrivalled fusion of warm Indian hospitality, world-class service and modern luxury. The Taj, a symbol of Indian hospitality, has recently completed the centenary of its landmark hotel, The Taj Mahal Palace and Tower, Mumbai. Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces is part of the Tata Group, India's premier business house.
Location of the Taj Garden Retreat, Madurai
Taj Garden Retreat, Madurai, spreads over 62 acres of landscaped gardens atop Pasumalia, a small pr ivate hilloc k, at a height of 550 ft. The hotel enjoys panoramic views of the temple city of Madurai and the Kodai hills. Madurai, an ancient temple city, resonates sanctity, culture and tradition. Madurai, shaped like a lotus, is tucked snugly in the recesses of Tamil Nadu and located on the banks of the sacred Vaigai River. It is the destination of thousands of pilgrims who come to pay homage at the revered Meenakshi Temple, famed for its 1000 pillar hall. The hotel can arrange a traditional darshan at the Meenakshi Temple. Taj Garden Retreat is 15 kms, a 20 minutes drive, from the airport; 6 km, a 15 minute drive from the railway station. The Meenakshi Temple and city centre are a 15 minute drive away.
63 Rooms. The chalet-style rooms at the retreat are spread around a colonial bungalow and beautiful gardens. The lower hillsides have been developed as a lush green belt zone with sustainable forest trees teeming with bird-life including peacocks. The rooms offer a choice of King /Queen/ Double / Twin Beds; a mini-bar; choice of balcony/sit out; a choice of Pool facing/Garden facing rooms; a coffee maker in all rooms; locker facilities; hair dryer in room.
• 28 Deluxe Rooms
• 25 Superior Rooms
• 10 Standard Rooms
Taj Garden Retreat Pasumalai Hills
Madurai- 625 004 Tamil Nadu
Tel.: 00 91 452 2371601
Facsimile: 00 91 452 2371636