Mahabalipuram hotels

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Mahabalipuram, TN, India
Jul 23 — Jul 242
Mahabalipuram, TN, India
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Sat 24/7
Mahabalipuram hotels

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Low season

NovemberCheapest month to stay with an average 17% drop in price.

High season

JulyMost expensive month to stay with an average 55% rise in price.

Average price (weeknight)

R1 143Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.

Average price (weekend night)

R1 196Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a hotel in Mahabalipuram

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Top tips for finding perfect Mahabalipuram hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Mahabalipuram, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Mahabalipuram in November and October.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Mahabalipuram if you stay on a Monday. The opposite is true for, Thursday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Mahabalipuram for 2 days.
  • Get the most out of the sun and stay close to Pallava Beach, a sandy Eldorado for young and old. The Tamilnadu Tourism Beach Resort is located at the beachfront and also features its own swimming pool, in case you want to take a break from the salty waves the ocean has to offer. It also includes free breakfast, so you can start your day at the beach ready to go.
  • Visit the gigantic granite boulder called Krishna’s Butterball, precariously balancing on a hill, whose name indicates that Krishna, as a little boy, used to steal butter from his mother. An impressive sight, it is worthwhile to visit and, if you want to stay close, consider hotels like the Hotel Mahabs, a 3-minute walk from the boulder. You can also hang out on the surrounding green at the boulder or enjoy the complimentary breakfast at the hotel.
  • Mahabalipuram is famous for its ancient temples, and the Shore Temple is an impressive structure made out of three granite shrines dating back to the Pallava dynasty around the 8th century AD. Green Woods Beach Resort is not quite as ancient, but it offers guests free parking and Wi-Fi as well as a restaurant on site, and is located about 12 minutes on foot from the Shore Temple.
  • On the other side of Mahabalipuram, you will encounter many more ancient temples to explore, such as the Karukathamman Temple or the Valayankuttai Ratha, stemming from the 7th century AD. If you can’t get enough of these historic sites, stay at the Nirvana Boutique Hotel to be a 2-minute drive away. The hotel offers an outdoor pool, simple rooms and free parking.
  • Stay close to the centre to enjoy a broad range of different restaurants, including international cuisine eateries like the Burger Shack or more traditional Indian restaurants like the Instant Karma. If you stay at the 3-star Hotel Mamallaa Heritage, you will be in the immediate vicinity of these establishments and also close to a bank, the Community Center and a German Bakery.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Mahabalipuram

  • Hotels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Mahabalipuram. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.

  • The average price of a double room in Mahabalipuram is R1 639, but it varies considerably depending on location, facilities, and seasonality. In the last 3 days, KAYAK users have found double rooms for as cheap as R115.

  • Indulge in luxury and stay at the Radisson Blu Resort Temple Bay Mamallapuram, a 5-star choice about 400 metres from the centre that features elegant suites and rooms, plus an outdoor pool and a spa area with a steam room, sauna, beauty salon and many massages on offer.

  • If you need a lift to Chennai International Airport, the 4-star Grande Bay Resort and Spa Mamallapuram is happy to help. At an additional charge, they offer pick-up and drop-off services for their guests. You can also enjoy an outdoor pool, a restaurant and spacious rooms during your stay. Oceanside Hotel is a more budget-friendly option close to the centre. Apart from free Wi-Fi and parking, the hotel offers guests an airport shuttle at a surcharge.

  • For a great family stay, consider the 2-star hotel Vilasam, about 700 metres from the centre. It has spacious family rooms and you can enjoy vegetarian Indian cuisine at the on-site restaurant. A more upscale choice is the 4-star hotel The Chariot Beach Resort, which offers guests a great outdoor pool, luxurious rooms and spa area where you can unwind after exploring the historical remnants of the Pallava dynasty.

  • Budget-conscious travellers will find good value for their money at the Daphne Hotel in the heart of Mahabalipuram. It is close to the beach and offers guests simple, no-frills rooms, free parking and breakfast. Siva Residency is another modest choice, about 1 kilometre from the centre with a 24-hour front desk and free Wi-Fi.

  • After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Mahabalipuram districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Mahabalipuram city centre

  • Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

Where to stay in Mahabalipuram?

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Best Mahabalipuram hotels

Most recommended Mahabalipuram hotels

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Ideal Beach Resort - Mahabalipuram - Building
Ideal Beach Resort - Mahabalipuram - Building
Ideal Beach Resort
7.9 Good
R89+
R89+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Chariot Beach Resort - Mahabalipuram - Pool
Chariot Beach Resort - Mahabalipuram - Pool
R87+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet-friendly
Hotel Mamallaa Heritage - Mahabalipuram - Building
Hotel Mamallaa Heritage - Mahabalipuram - Building
R33+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Hotel Mahabs - Mahabalipuram - Bedroom
Hotel Mahabs - Mahabalipuram - Bedroom
Hotel Mahabs
7.6 Good
R36+
R36+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Indeco Mahabalipuram - Mahabalipuram
Indeco Mahabalipuram - Mahabalipuram
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet-friendly
Air conditioning
Rajalakshmi Guest House - Mahabalipuram - Bedroom
Rajalakshmi Guest House - Mahabalipuram - Bedroom
Rajalakshmi Guest House
8.3 Excellent
R12+
R12+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Bodhiwoods Resorts - Mahabalipuram - Outdoor view
Bodhiwoods Resorts - Mahabalipuram - Outdoor view
Bodhiwoods Resorts
8.8 Excellent
R62+
R62+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Village Retreat - Mahabalipuram - Pool
Village Retreat - Mahabalipuram - Pool
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Meya Beach Walk Hotel - Mahabalipuram - Bedroom
Meya Beach Walk Hotel - Mahabalipuram - Bedroom
Meya Beach Walk Hotel
8.4 Excellent
R24+
R24+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning

Accommodations in Mahabalipuram