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Hotel Keerthi
Ranked #24 of 47 Madurai B&B and Inns
Reviewed September 19, 2013

After spending a hour bartering each hotel in the main area (which a lot were already booked), this room seemed the best deal for the price which was 1300 for an A/C room. The room and bathroom were very clean with flat screen television with full cable. I was able to relax after the long train journey and watch several movies. Electricity only went out a few minutes during the day. The location was a 10-15 minute walk to the temple despite rickshaws telling you otherwise. The free breakfast was a Dal with Chipati and chai. The staff tried to be friendly. They have a 24hour policy which unfortunately was not beneficial for my late train departure. They held my backpack, but would not give me a late check out. Laundry service was expensive for India rates, but returned laundry seemed clean.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed September 4, 2013

Situated near to the major sites of Madurai and with clean, comfortable rooms and a decent breakfast. They were kind enough to let us check in early when our bus arrived at about 06:00 on the Saturday (we left the next day) - I'm sure many other places would have charged us for two nights for this!

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed April 21, 2013

We stayed here a couple of days to and from Rameshwaram. It was clean, no cockroaches, A/C worked through out. As other mentioned, only 1 window in the room and it was glazed. So there is very little natural light into the room.

Location is within walking distance to the temple, which is one of the major reasons we chose it. Breakfast was India only and pretty good. There are some decent restaurants near by, all Indian as well. If you want western food or even good non-veg, this area of town would not be the place to stay. Hot water was available. Lost power couple of times, but the generators seems to kick in right away (with A/C)

The staff was not all that friendly and parking in the hotel itself seems to be limited. We found parking near by. As mentioned by others, WiFI is available only in the lobby which was a bummer.

Overall, OK place to stay for a day or two if you want quick access to Meenakshi temple. If you are on vacation, there are better places on the outskirts of the city.

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  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed March 31, 2013 via mobile

Good bed and location. Barhroom is as any bathroom in India. Only Indian breakfast. Wifi only in lobby.
Room had a bit of an ant problem and just a tiny window so it was a bit dark. I would stay again.

  • Stayed: March 2013
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Reviewed March 11, 2013

The employees were just simply rude, period. We have never experienced such poor service anywhere (and we've traveled a lot). The hotel would be actually quite OK if it weren't for the staff here. The location is okay, the rooms are okay too (pretty clean) but we still had to change hotels after two nights.

Stayed: November 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed February 3, 2013

One of many hotels near the railwaystations. As there was wedding days most of the cheaper hotels were already full, we decide to check in in keerthi.
The room costs to much for what you got. But madurai as a whole seems to be expensive.
Wifi at reception. Check the shower,our was broken and we got a new room
A tasty indian Breakfast buffet is included in the "garage".

  • Stayed: February 2013
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Reviewed January 21, 2013

Actually u get AC rooms in quite good price in this hotel... service is very nice n good....
Breakfast was awesome.... we got a very awesome south indian speciality breakfast in this hotel.... Idali... appam... two kinds of chutneys... sambar... and hot n kadak coffeee..... Tamil speciality.. loved the food and quality.... I cant ever forget the taste of the filter coffee i drunk in here

  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Hotel Keerthi

Address: No 40 40'th West Perumal Maistry Street, Madurai 625001, India
Location: India > Tamil Nadu > Madurai District > Madurai
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #24 of 47 B&Bs / Inns in Madurai
Price Range: $17 - $23 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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