Vannakam Madurai — GRT group launches stunning property in this heritage city

Madurai, known for its rich cultural heritage, glorious architecture and glimpses of history around every corner, draws scores of travellers from near and afar each year. Now, to make their stay in the vibrant city more memorable, comfortable and luxurious is Grand Madurai by GRT Hotels.
 This latest property by the GRT Hotels and Resorts group is a promise of opulence and convenience to suit the needs of every kind of traveller.
Located close to the airport, the hotel is a stone’s throw away from locations like Velammal Hospital and the IDA Scudder Convention Centre, while also being very accessible to cultural landmarks like the Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple, St Mary’s Cathedral and much more.
The hotel’s extensive lawns, palatial lobby, 120 plush rooms, speciality restaurant and bar, and Zen-inducing spa amenities make Grand Madurai an oasis. The rooms — where sophistication meets modernity — offer panoramic views of the city, serene interiors, state-of-the-art workstations and seamless entertainment options. Whether you choose the Business Class room or the suites, efficiency and elegance are assured from the moment you walk in, till you bid us adieu.
Bazaar, the ‘Grand’ brand’s global-cuisine restaurant, is a haven for food lovers with varying options for each meal.
 Brand ambassador and celebrity Chef Damu personally oversees and visits each Bazaar venue to ensure guests are treated to unique experiences. The attention to detail and culinary prowess of our chefs can also be seen in the bespoke outdoor catering services.
Guests can unwind after a long day at Studio 79, Madurai’s first club. The retro tunes, themed cocktails and local flavours with modern twists, make Studio 79 an ideal spot for a memorable evening with friends or family.
Grand Madurai by GRT Hotels also has versatile and spacious event spaces both indoor and outdoor, which can accommodate up to 1,000 guests to host those special moments or important business meetings and conferences.
The GRT group has always laid emphasis on health and wellness, which can be seen through the various facilities at Grand Madurai. From the award-winning Bodhi Spa that offers a range of therapies for the body and mind, to the ever-inviting outdoor swimming pool, 24/7 fitness studio that is not only equipped with all your cardio and weight training needs, but also an in-house trainer to support you at every step.
Our team, well-versed in all that this wondrous city has to offer, can guide you to experience Madurai the right way. Whether you want to explore nearby places like Kodaikanal and Rameswaram, or you want to pay your respects at the various places of worship, or walk amongst the architectural wonders that call Madurai home, a chat with our team will ensure the best tailored experiences.
“We are very excited about the opening of Grand Madurai. The city, with its rich cultural tapestry, is the ideal locale for us to extend our warm hospitality. GRT Hotels and Resorts is growing year by year, and by 2025 we will have opened 25 properties,” says Vikram Cotah, CEO of GRT Hotels and Resorts.
With its flagship property in Chennai, this is the fourth ‘Grand’ hotel to open its doors to the people of Madurai and beyond. Grand Madurai is the 22nd property of the GRT Hotels and Resorts group, and 2nd hotel in Madurai. We are delighted to share this momentous occasion with you.