The SVATMA experience is designed as a voyage of discovery of the mind indulging in the luxury of leisure, dabbling with the arts, in a beautiful home environment. At every spot, SVATMA has a personality and there are unique spots to match every mood of every person.A feel of rich fullness and wholesomeness is what you experience in all the comforts provided under one roof. The SVATMA is all about self-surrender to the abundant charms of ancient Tamil Nadu - its arts, architecture, culinary heritage and culture.There are eight different Svatma experience modules on offer for guests to choose from and for long stay guests these may be developed into packages on special request.Tanjavur is one of the ancient cities of India in the Southern State of Tamil Nadu. The prosperous agrarian city was ruled by various dynasties like Cholas (850-1279 AD), Pandyas (1279-1311AD), Vijayanagaras (1535AD), Madurai Nayaks, Tanjavur Nayaks, Marathas (1674AD) and later the British Colonists (1799 AD).

Historically, an important centre of art, architecture, culture and spirituality, most of the UNESCO World Heritage Monuments - great Living Chola temples - are located in and around Tanjavur.Tanjavur rose to prominence as a Chola capital in 850 AD and the finest specimen of Temple architecture, Brihadeeswarar temple stands majestic, built in the first decade of the eleventh century. The Famous Saraswati Mahal Library, housing over 30000 Indian and European manuscripts, the Palace and prominent temples proximal to Tanjavur make it an ideal spot to explore Thiruvaiyaru, Srirangam, Kumbakonam - the region which is the confluence of the arts.Home of the famous Tanjavur style of Bharatanatyam, India's predominant classical dance form, Tanjavur also witnessed the codification of Carnatic Music and the evolution of the famous Cire Perdue or lost wax sculpture technique of Chola Bronzes. Tanjavur offers a rich legacy and the ultimate experience of the fine arts of India.


There are no standard rooms and suites at Svatma. The spaces are envisioned in a manner most unique to private rooms within a large elegant family home. There are verandas, hallways, lounges and spaces to congregate for the sociable and nooks, bowers and secluded corners for those wanting to retreat. Every spot has personality and there is a spot to match every mood of every soul.Ensconced in this ambience most personable, the traveller is bound to start a lifelong dalliance with all the beauty of Tamil Nadu. There is art in the most unexpected spots, mood in the artefacts, keepsakes to be bought, pictures to be taken and flavours to be tasted. The rooms defy categorisation and a dozen trips may not be enough to experience all of Svatma.

Hotel & Room facilities

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Backup generator
  • Breakfast services
  • Laundry services
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Luggage storage
  • Doctor on call
  • Parking(free)
  • Restaurant
  • Travel counter
  • Attached Bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • H/C running water
  • Housekeeping
  • Mini Bar
  • Swimming pool
  • Premium bedding
  • Reading lamps
  • Room heater
  • Daily newspaper
  • Television-Room
  • Wakeup-calls
  • Coffee/Tea maker