Ideal River View Resort is set amid paddy fields and swaying coconut palms on the banks of the Cauvery River in Thanjavur. The resort boasts 42 en suite rooms that are furnished with modern amenities. Enjoy the idyllic setting and rejuvenate yourself with an Ayurvedic massage at the spa. Stay active with a round of tennis or enjoy indoor board games. Cool off with a refreshing dip in the outdoor swimming pool on balmy afternoons. Traditional dance and music demonstrations are arranged at the resort every evening. Sample local and continental vegetarian meals cooked with fresh organic produce from the garden.



Guest Rating

4 / 5 based on 14 Reviews


  • 24 Hour Room Service
  • A/C (Air Conditioning)
  • Ayurveda
  • Bathtub
  • Bathtub With Shower
  • Business Center
  • Complimentary Water
  • Golf
  • Hair Dryer in Room
  • Hotel Restaurant
  • In-House Boutique(s)
  • Internet (Chargeable)
  • Massage
  • Play Area
  • Room Mini Bar
  • Shower
  • Swimming Pool (Indoor)
  • Swimming Pool (Outdoor)
  • TV
  • Twin Rooms
  • Universal Plugs
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Guest Reviews

Based on 14 Reviews

Overall Rating: 4 / 5

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  • Feb 13, 2017

Excellent location, very nice and welcoming staff.

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  • Feb 12, 2017

Building didn't cope well with rain

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  • Nov 13, 2016

Our room seemed like it had not been used in a while as the safe needed to be replaced and initially there was trouble with the a/c.

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  • Nov 10, 2016

Good hotel. Helpful staff and good breakfast.

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  • Nov 09, 2016

What a fantastic place! Too bad that our travel itinary only allowed us to be there 1 night. The reception was so warm and welcoming. All the staff members so helpful and courteous. The food was delicious and room ever so comfortable. Just loved this hotel and its unique, quiet location 15 minutes away from the busy city of Thanjavur. Not to forget the beautiful, clean pool. ... Read More

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  • Jun 21, 2016

Winding down for the off season

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  • May 06, 2016

fantastic hotel, excellent service

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  • Jan 05, 2016

one of the best hotels; Great food, service and pool

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  • Oct 17, 2015

Overnight stay so we had no time to explore the facilities.

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  • Oct 14, 2015

Wonderful hotel with such welcoming staff

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  • Oct 14, 2015

Loved every minute there. Beautiful hotel and surroundings.

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  • Apr 29, 2015

As Sheila was poorly when we arrived we did not have the best experience here. However the stall were excellent and very attentive to Sheila's needs. The pool is some way from the new rooms!

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  • May 02, 2012

Very nice.

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  • Apr 01, 2010

some what less than "Ideal" but we stayed there about 12 hours and moved on.

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