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|Security Deposit (See FAQs)|
|Normal capacity (per Room)||2|
|Extra People allowed (per Room)||1|
|Num of Rooms||3|
|Check In||1 PM|
|Check Out||10 AM|
Stay and accessibility
Yes, our Home is child friendly.
Yes, our home is senior citizen/elderly friendly. The home has 2 bedrooms on the ground floor which are easily accessible by seniors. Both the rooms have private bathrooms, again easy to access at night without any supervision.
Yes, our home is wheelchair accessible.
Yes, this is a pet-friendly villa.
You can either book one room or the entire home, depending upon the number of people travelling with you. If you would like to book the entire villa, please select the maximum number of rooms possible.
A minimum of one room needs to be booked.
Driver accommodation is available. There are 2 single beds in the outhouse/driver room where up to 2 people can be accommodated. Charges for the same are Rs 500 per person, per night. This does not include meals. Additional charges for meals to be paid to the caretaker onsite, in cash. There is no separate accommodation available for domestic help. They will be charged as an extra guest.
There is no separate accommodation available for domestic help. They will be charged as an extra guest.
Free parking for up to 3 cars is available onsite.
Yes, the home has a garden/lawn area within the premises that could be used for outdoor picnic activities. Meals will be provided on site at an additional charge (per person, per meal). Please note that the maximum capacity for an overnight stay is 9 people.
Yes, we do allow events/shoots at the villa, subject to Home Owner's approval. Meals can be arranged at an additional cost (per person, per day). Please note that a maximum of 9 people can be accommodated in the villa for an overnight stay. Access to the pool will be subject to home owner's approval. Depending on the event and its requirements, a refundable deposit and additional charges may be applied. Please note that loud music (if needed for your function) will only be permitted during certain hours. Any other permissions required for photo shoot/functions will need to be taken by the guests themselves. If you wish to book our home for functions/shoots, please send a message to the host on our website or send us an email at [email protected]
Yes, we do allow events/shoots at the villa, subject to Home Owner's approval. Meals can be arranged at an additional cost (per person, per day). Please note that a maximum of 9 people can be accommodated in the villa for an overnight stay. Access to the pool will be subject to home owner's approval. Depending on the event and its requirements, a refundable deposit and additional charges may be applied. Please note that loud music (if needed for your function) will only be permitted during certain hours. Any other permissions required for photo shoot/functions will need to be taken by the guests themselves. If you wish to book our home for functions/shoots, please send a message to the host on our website or send us an email at [email protected]m
3 extra floor mattresses can be arranged onsite. Our home has adequate bed sheets, blankets and pillows for extra bedding.
Our bedrooms have lovely queen sized poster beds. All our mattresses have mattress protectors.
Yes, we provide toiletries like soap, shampoo, toilet paper, etc.
Yes, all of our bedrooms are air-conditioned.
Yes, we have a backup generator in case of rare occasions of power failure. Guests are requested to switch off the ACs during power outages as it consumes more power.
Food and Beverages
Meals are provided onsite. Meals will be charged at an additional cost,.
We offer simple home cooked meals. There is an À la carte arrangement for meals. You can inform the caretaker in advance about your meal preferences (veg/non-veg), specific dietary requirements, etc. There is also a facility for barbecues onsite (both veg/non-veg).
Yes, guests are allowed to access the kitchen to cook themselves. The service charge for the same would be Rs 250 per day. Should you choose to order in, the caretaker will be able to help you with menus of nearby restaurants.
Yes, you can use the common fridge to store food/beverages. In case there are other guests on site, please adjust and use the common fridge accordingly.
Yes. In case you would like the caretaker to cook a special dish, you can pay him for the actuals and cooking, cleaning fee on site, in cash. Please note that this will be subject to availability of ingredients.
Yes, there is a steady water supply.
Yes, alcohol consumption is permitted within limits. There is ample ice stocked in the fridge. Snacks and other beverages can be arranged if advance notice is given to the caretaker. This amount will need to be paid to the onsite caretaker in cash.
A Guest is entitled to a refund of 75% if he/she cancels the confirmed booking upto 15 days before the Date of Check-In (before 1 PM). A Guest is entitled to a refund of 50% if he/she cancels the confirmed booking upto 7 days before the Date of Check-In (before 1 PM). If the Guest cancels within 7 days of the Date of Check-In, he/she is entitled to no refund.
Unfortunately, there is no option for part payment. Guests are required to pay 100% of the payment before check-in.
Once you have chosen your dates and your booking has been accepted, you will receive a payment link where the payment can be processed. In case you're unable to make an online payment through the link, you could also deposit the cash in our bank account directly. We also offer other options like PayTM, NEFT/IMPS or UPI.
All additional payments (such as meals) will have to be paid to the caretaker onsite in cash at the end of your stay. In special circumstances, we do accept these payments through PayTM.
Security deposit is to be paid two days prior to check-in. If no damages are observed, the deposit will be returned during check-out itself or by NEFT within 5 business days after check-out.
Yes. The home is located within a gated complex.
Yes, there are CCTV cameras are installed outside the home, surveilling the common areas.
No, the home is within a fenced area. However, should a stray dog enter, inform the caretaker and he will address the issue.
Yes, our home has a stone wall surrounding the premises.
There is a caretaker onsite.
Yes, we do allow unmarried couples. They should both be adults and should have with them government-approved Photo IDs (that clearly show their residential address) at the time of Check-in.
Yes. Please note that both guests should be adults and should have with them government-approved Photo IDs (that clearly show their residential address) at the time of Check-in.
How to get there
While roads connecting to the property are good, guests are advised to check the road and weather conditions before leaving for a road trip.
The best way to reach our home is by a private car / taxi. If you would like to travel by public transport, the best way would be: Bus: Regular buses play from Chennai and Pondicherry Air: The closest airport is Chennai
The Address: SaffronStays Venmani is approximately 85 kms from Chennai Airport. SaffronStays Venmani is approximately 80 kms from Chennai Central Railway station. It is a 2 - 2.5 Hour drive from both the Airport / Railway Station. We recommend driving through the beautiful ECR road from Chennai to reach our villa. You can easily hire a taxi from Chennai.
Given the location of our home, playing loud music is allowed within limit and during specific time/hours. Guests are requested to respect our neighbors and keep the noise level mild and within the villa.
Yes, smoking is allowed but strictly not inside the home. If you wish to smoke, please do so outside in the garden/lawn area. Alcohol consumption is permitted within limits. We do not encourage late night revelry or loud music.
Check-in time at 1 pm and check-out time is 10 am. Please note that check-out timings are strict as we need to ready the rooms for our next booking. Guests are requested to respect the timing of other guests as well. In case you wish to check in a little early or check out a little late, do inform us at the time of booking. Additional charges will be applied.
As required by law, all adults have to provide their government-approved Photo IDs (that clearly show their residential address) at the time of Check-in. Your co-operation is of utmost importance to us.
No. Guests will only be able to access common areas on the property such as the living room, garden, private pool etc. Guests are strictly prohibited from crossing into neighboring properties under any circumstances. We request our guests to respect the privacy and personal space of our neighbors.
Things to do
Yes, there is a private pool. As there is no lifeguard on hand, guests are advised to be cautious (especially around kids) and to refrain from swimming late at night.
Yes, the beach is nearby.
There is a private pool, tennis lawn and a private beach within the gated community. Guests can opt for activities like ATV rides and water sports like kayaking, snorkeling, sailing, fishing etc at an additional cost. There are several historical tourist places in Mahabalipuram where guests can visit. Please contact the caretaker for further details.
Yes, there are many beaches nearby. They are about 15 minutes walk from our home. The water body is safe. Please avoid swimming after 6pm.
Yes. Guests have to pay Rs 500 per pet, plus extra for meals, if requested. Guests will have to carry the bedding for their pets themselves.