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Chidambara Vilas

TSK House, Ramachandrapuram, Kadiapatti, Off Thirumayam Fort, Pudukkottai , Chettinad, Tamil Nadu - Map View Map

Hotel Location: Kadiapatti
Rooms: 25
Check-in time: From 1200 / Check-out time: Until 1200
  • TSK House, Ramachandrapuram, Kadiapatti, Off Thirumayam Fort, Pudukkottai , Chettinad


A luxury heritage resort, Chidambara Vilas is one of the finest architectural marvels of Chettinad. This 110 years old mansion is located at Ramachandrapuram in Kadiapatti- a gateway to the great Chettinad region. Chidambara Vilas is easily accessible from three railway stations in the area- Karaikudi, Thirumayam and Pudukottai.  All the 25 beautifully recreated heritage rooms offer unmatchable services and hospitability. Experience unique cuisine at the resort in its Interactive Kitchen where guests can savour best dishes of Chettinad region prepared by local chefs using traditional techniques and sourced ingredients. On the other hand the Traditional Lunch Hall is a unique blend of local flavours, simple presentation and rich content. Kalyana Kottagai is a formal banquet recreating the vintage dining experience where guests can relish some of the best Chettinad delicacies. The Chidambara Vilas fulfils all the requirements of business travelers by offering fully air-conditioned and spacious conference hall that can accommodate up to 60 guests. Enjoy and relax at the private swimming pool of the heritage resort in a well-defined lounge area featuring umbrellas and pool beds. Indoor activities at the resort include drawing kolams, garland making, cookery classes, mehendi and games like Thayam (similar to snakes and ladder), caroms and Pallankuzhi (a traditional wooden board game). Some of the other facilities offered by the resort include doctor on call, laundry service, 24-hour travel desk, parking facility, activity centre, and airport/railway station transfer, bicycles on hire and 24-hour room service. 

Hotel Features
4Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Restaurant/ Coffee Shop
  • Private parking is available on site.
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Airport shuttle
  • Dry cleaning
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Currency exchange
Room Types
  • Heritage Twin Room

    All the Heritage Twin Rooms are spacious and features balcony spaces and large windows. Each and every facility offered inside the room is especially designed to fulfil all the needs and requirements of national as well as international travelers. The warm ambience and handmade ‘Athangudi’ tiles accentuates the beauty of the room. The walls of the room are decorated with handpicked paintings, reproductions of the famous artists and also the paintings of the journey of Chidambara Vilas and its occupants through the years. Guests during their stay in the room can enjoy a number of quality and luxury services such as HD televisions, intercom facility, 24-hour room service, refrigerator, air-conditioning, in-room safe for valuables and bathrooms that feature shower cubicle and a long bath.

  • Heritage Double Room

    Every Heritage Double Room recreates the style and ambience of Chettiar homes. Even the designs for the switches of the room have been taken from the last century. White curtains, vintage format accessories and poster beds with carved wooden posts brighten the over-all look of the room. The flooring of the rooms has been done by using the famous ‘Athangudi’ tiles. Beamed roofing and wooden panelling completes the look of the room. The white walls of these rooms have been decorated with photographs, handpicked paintings and reproductions of the famous artists. Guests during their stay can avail an array of facilities such as HD televisions, intercom facility, refrigerator, and in-room safe for valuables, air-conditioning, large wardrobes, lighting fixtures, tea/coffee making facility, study tables and full feature bathrooms with shower cubicle and long bath. 


Interactive Kitchen

The traditional Chettinad Interactive Kitchen offers sumptuous dishes of the Chettinad region prepared by the local chefs by using traditional techniques and locally sourced ingredients. Guests can get to know about the origin this famous cuisine by the chefs through a translator. This open kitchen welcomes its guests to try their hand at traditional techniques so as to provide a unique essence to the flavour and texture of the food. Indulge in mouth-watering starters and multi-course meals that have been especially prepared by using a variety of spices.

The Traditional Lunch Hall

The Traditional Lunch Hall of the resort is especially designed for keeping alive the traditional preferences. The food in this hall is served on a freshly cut plantain leaves surrounding the rice and the food is eaten without using any kind of ornateness. Dozens of dishes of Chettinad cuisine is a unique blend of rich content, simple presentation and local flavours. The staff also dresses up in the traditional ‘mundu veshti’ while serving food to their esteem guests. 

Kalyana Kottagai

Kalyana Kottagai is a formal banquet of the Chidambara Vilas serving authentic Chettinad delicacies in a lavish setting. The ambience has been designed for recreating the era of the Chettinad region by using ornate furniture, vintage lighting and cutlery. Savour the finest Chettinad delicacies in a rich ambience that has make use of ornate lighting, the double height celings, the pillared columns and crafted woodwork. 

Useful Info

Distance from Airport

  • Trichy Airport- 60 km

Distance from Railway Station

  • Pudokkottai Railway Station- 25 km

Distance from Top Attractions in the  Area

  • Karaikudi- 25 km
  • Thirumayam Fort-6 km
  • Kadanukathan- 11 km
Useful Hotel Stats
  • Number of Bars -1
  • Number of Floors -1
  • Number of Restaurants -2
  • No pets are allowed
  • Minimum check-in age of guest is 18 years
  • Government-issued photo id is needed during check-in
  • Guests above 7 years are considered as adults