This is a real gem of a place to stay if you are traveling through south India and making a stop at the temple town of Tanjore.
Originally built as a family home over a hundred years ago, Svatma is now a beautiful boutique heritage hotel stylishly designed and decorated with traditional arts. Every room here is unique and there is no standard room category.
It’s not just a lovely place to sleep – Svatma has a really excellent attitude towards providing special experiences for guests during their stay. Priests are often invited to chant sacred mantras, there are cooking classes on local vegetarian cuisine, and demonstrations of local crafts like bronze-casting, handloom weaving or the traditional Tanjore style of painting with inlaid gem stones. Or just enjoy a dip in the pool and the jacuzzi.
One final point …. the food here is excellent.
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