Chettinad, Tamil Nadu
Upper Mid Range
Supplied with every modern amenity, maintaining its original architecture, restored in a manner fit to serve the king himself, Visalam is a breathtaking heritage hotel in Karaikkudi. Originally a Chettinad Mansion, this South Indian boutique hotel has just fifteen rooms that till today reflect the nuances of the Chettiar lifestyle. Dating back fifty years, this mansion tells superb tales of the success and celebrations of the wealthy Chettiar merchants, who originated here. A communal way of life is reflected in Visalam, and here, guests can visit the interactive kitchen and participate in creating Chettinad’s authentic culinary masterpieces, while learning its intricacies.