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Hotel Sea Breeze At Mahabalipuram - Mahabalipuram - Lobby
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Hotel Mamallaa Heritage - Mahabalipuram - Pool
Hotel Mamallaa Heritage
8.1 Very Good
R672+
R672+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet-friendly
Air conditioning
Hotel Mahabs
7.5 Good
R608+
R608+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet-friendly
R690+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
R798+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
R145+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Bay Inn
4.6 Mediocre
R690+
R690+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
MM Park Inn
6.7 Okay
R490+
R490+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Silver Sands
R1 125+
R1 125+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet-friendly
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Thiru Pavilion Retreat
8.1 Very Good
R290+
R290+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning

Top Mahabalipuram hotels with parking

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Le Radha Grand - Mahabalipuram
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Srinivasa Residency - Mahabalipuram
Srinivasa Residency
8.2 Very Good
R308+
R308+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Daphne Hotel
7.5 Good
R163+
R163+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Dwarka Residency
8 Very Good
R236+
R236+
Parking
Air conditioning
Lakshmi Cottage
5.4 Fair
R236+
R236+
Parking
Pet-friendly
Hotel Bay Treasure
7.2 Good
R798+
R798+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi

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Low season

November

High season

December

Average price (weeknight)

R2 856

Average price (weekend night)

R3 093
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Most expensive month to stay with an average 41% rise in price.
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When to book a hotel in Mahabalipuram

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Top tips for finding 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 May.
  • 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 Tuesday. The opposite is true for, Sunday, 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

  • Which are the best luxury hotels in Mahabalipuram?

    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.

  • Which hotels in Mahabalipuram have an airport shuttle?

    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.

  • Which hotels in Mahabalipuram are kid-friendly?

    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.

  • Which are the best cheap hotels in Mahabalipuram?

    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.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Mahabalipuram?

    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

  • How can I find hotels near me?

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

  • Are there Mahabalipuram hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Mahabalipuram that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Hotel Mamallaa Heritage, Hotel Mahabs and Seashore garden resort.

Where to stay in Mahabalipuram?

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