Grand Central Hotel
Travel Blogs from Madurai
Our last overnight train ride in India brought us to Madurai, home to the Meenakshi Temple complex. We arrived at 5.30 am and took our time selecting our new digs, as the quality was way below our expectations and the mosquito levels were way above. All the rooms were of equal quality and varying prices so we ended up taking the cheapest one we …
Madurai is the busiest place I've ever seen, everywhere is just so crowded. The driving especially is insane, there are just so many people, bikes, rickshaws, cars, motorbikes, buses, trucks, etc. all weaving and dodging down tiny alleyways. It's impossible to cross the road if you just wait for the traffic to stop because its just continuous, you …
The morning we checked out of our nice hotel, after enjoying our last free buffet breakfast. These guys do really eat curry for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The first day we tried out the dahl soup, and potato tikka masala, with these mini poppadoms. Not too bad, but still prefer toast and eggs. We gathered our bags and walked round the corner for …
Made my way over the mountain today the journey was really exciting as the mountain road had loads of land slides and trees in the road after last nights storm. Look at the pictures it was some of the most amazing scenery I've seen. When the driver told me that they saw a tiger eating a deer last week I turned into a 5 year old in the back. Eyes peeled. The taxi driver was mad and he drove ...
... desk doing a bit of work. There's
people sitting on the floor with sewing machines, there's the poor
disabled beggars around – the ones unable to walk, wearing 2 pairs
of shoes – a pair for feet and a pair for hands. It's incredible,
you're dizzy looking at all this stuff. We were on our way to the
zoo (and I use that term very loosely) to try and get a bit of fresh
(or fresher) air when I spotted a completely, totally completely,
TravelPod Member ReviewsGrand Central Hotel Madurai
Good price, fairly clean, but staff unhelpful and toilet is rank.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.