Check These Top Government Hotels In South India Starting From INR 950 Only!

Dhruvalakshmi Paithankar - Aug 29, 2022 - 2.1K Views

South India is a region blessed with alluring natural beauty, rolling hills, dense forests, long sandy beaches, and many historic ruins. Vast tea estates and spice plantations add a different flavor to everything here. Sounds incredible, right? Then plan a trip to South India and stay at one of the budget accommodations in south India to make the best of it. You will love these government hotels in South India as it means affordable accommodations, different amenities, and rooms that offer the best of views. So, check this list of hotels and resorts and book your stay right away! 

1. Hotel Mayura Chalukya, Badami 

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Hotel Mayura Chalukya is known as a simple place defined by clean rooms and peaceful surroundings. It can be a good accommodation for families as the rooms are child-friendly and the property has well-manicured gardens where kids can play. No doubt it is one of the most-preferred government hotels in Badami, South India.

Where - Ramdurg Road, PWD Compound, Badami, Karnataka 587201.

What’s the cost - Starting around IND 950 per night.

When to visit - Anytime from July to March. 

2. Hotel Mayura Sudarshan, Ooty

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If you want to witness the beauty of Nilgiri Hills, then stay at Hotel Mayura Sudarshan for the best experience. This quaint bungalow-type KSTDC hotel is preferred by the budget-travelers. Its sloping red roofs look like tiny playhouses amidst all the greenery. The best thing about this accommodation is that it is hardly 3 kilometers away from Ooty bus stand. 

Where - Lake Road, Opp. Good Shepherd International School, Fern Hill, Ooty, Tamil Nadu 643004.

What’s the cost - Starting from INR 1,199 per night.

When to visit - Plan a trip to this hill station from March to June.

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3. Haritha Jungle Bells, Araku 

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You know what makes the simple camps of Haritha Jungle Bells special? These forest stays let you see nature up close and are a treat for all your senses. You can choose from a variety of AC/Non-AC rooms, wooden cottages, and unique igloo-style stays according to your budget. 

Where - Araku-Visakhapatnam Road, Near Tyda Railway Station, Andhra Pradesh 535145.

What’s the cost - Starting from INR 1.400 per night. 

When to visit - Plan a winter trip from December to February. 

4. KTDC Pepper Grove, Wayanad

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KTDC Pepper Grove is one of the top government-approved 3-star hotels in South India. Be it a romantic stay or a family holiday, this place will prove to be amongst the best Wayanad hotels. You can have fun trekking around or simply sit in the balcony taking in all the alluring landscapes. 

Where - Poomala PO, Manichira, Sultan Bathery, Kerala 673592

What’s the cost - Starting from INR 1,400 per night. 

When to visit - Try to go here from October to March. 

5. Hotel Mayura Valley View, Madikeri 

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Hotel Mayura Valley View is located at such an excellent point that is it is not too far from the city center and yet is far away from all the hustle and bustle. Its cozy rooms with huge windows are perfect for relaxing on your vacation. Stay here and experience how it became one of the best hotels in Madikeri, South India.

Where - Near Raja's Seat, Madikeri, Karnataka 571201.

What’s the cost - Starting from INR 1,450 per night. 

When to visit - Visit from July to September to soak in the rains.

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6. APTDC Harita Resort

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Book a room at APTDC Harita Resort and you will love staying on the Bhanvai Island in Krishna River. You can enjoy different watersports or simply take a dip in a swimming pool here. This budget government hotel in South India provides all the basic amenities and makes sure that you have a comfortable stay. 

Where - Bhavani Island, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh. 

What’s the cost - Starting from INR 1,800 per night.

When to visit - Stay here from October to March. 

7. Hotel Samudra, Trivandrum

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Samudra, which means ‘the sea’ in English, will introduce you to ocean waves in Trivandrum. This beachfront place makes for the ideal KTDC hotel with its variety of rooms and amenities. As every room offers breath-taking ocean views, you will always wake up to cool breeze and the sound of waves. 

Where - GV Raja Rd, Vellar, Kovalam, Kerala 695527.

What’s the cost - Starting from INR 2,400 per night. 

When to visit - Plan your trip during October to February.

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8. Munnar Tea Country Resort

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Tucked away in the hills, surrounded by exotic tea estates, Munnar Tea Country Resort is the perfect place to stay in South India. Known as one of the best government resorts in India, this Tea Country also offers a spa and a wellness center. From family cottages to honeymoon villas, this is the place that has something for every type of traveler. 

Where - Thattathimukku, Chithirapuram, Idukki District, Munnar, Kerala 685565.

What’s the cost - Starting from INR 4,600 per night.

When to visit - Stay any time during June to September or November to March. 

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9. Bandipur Safari Lodge, Bandipur 

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When it comes to experiencing the dense, wild forests of Bandipur, you cannot miss staying in Bandipur Safari Lodge. You can wake up to numerous bird calls and take a Bandipur Safari to see elephants, tiger, or deer. This soothing accommodation will steal a piece of your heart right away! 

Where - NH 67, Angala Post, Gundlupet Taluk, Chamarajanagar District, Mel Kamanahalli, Karnataka 571111.

What’s the cost - Starting from INR 8,600 per night.

When to visit - Take a safari from March to June to increase the chance of wildlife spotting.

10. Lake Palace Thekkady

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Visiting the tiny island on Periyar Lake and experiencing the royal stay at the former summer palace of the King of Travancore is possible only when Lake Palace in Thekkady is your accommodation. This eco-tourism paradise is amongst the top KTDC Thekkady hotels and is perfect for soaking in the natural beauty of South India. 

Where - Thekkady, Kerala 685536.

What’s the cost - Starting from INR 13,000 per night. 

When to visit - Go here during winter months from October to February. 

Aren’t all these places beautiful? Where would you like to stay during your trip? Tell us in the comment section.