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WelcomHeritage Shivavilas Palace is a majestically domed palace-hotel in Sandur, near Hampi. As part of the royal possessions of the Ghorpade rulers of Sandur, this palace is skilfully embellished with intricate jali work, high ceilings, elaborate carvings on the pillars and doors. The interiors of the hotel are bejeweled with the relics and objects d’art of the erstwhile monarchs. One of the piece de resistance is Krishna's chariot in the main lounge. With great detailing, every element is added to bring the significance and grandeur of the bygone era. The palatial complex is surrounded by manicured gardens and a babbling brook with the stroke of regality throughout the palace

Sandur, a princely state in the Bellary District of Karnataka is known for its iron deposits. This quaint town is very close to Hampi, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and attracts tourists from across the world. Hampi is reminiscent of the Hindu archetype architecture, its temples, ruins of the majestic Vijayanagara dynasty, the practices of trade and commerce, and excellent craftsmanship. For the history fanatics, Hampi is a haven transcending into the era which was glorious, advanced, and exalted. 

This conscientiously restored palace has been extending impeccable hospitality since 2012. WelcomHeritage Shivavilas Palace is equipped with all the prerequisites like WiFi connection, executive conference facilities, a well-stocked library, relaxing spa, and the swimming pool making it the choicest hotel for a simple get-out or any social gathering. Our guests can indulge in activities such as bike riding, bird watching, culinary indulgence, and board games to cut away all the stress from your life.

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SERVICES & FACILITIES

•    Barbeque area
•    Covered car parking 
•    Laundry services
•    Doctor on call
•    24*7 room service
•    Internet & fax

LEISURE & RECREATION

•    Swimming pool with steam and spa
•    Library
•    Vintage and classic car museum
•    Darbar hall museum
•    Kids play area
•    Billiards and bar
•    Bird watching
•    Off road bike riding

FOOD & BEVERAGE

Dining hall in the courtyard- The restaurant is a cohesive part of the palace heritage and can accommodate 25 guests. Serving the a la carte menu of delightful pan-Indian, Chinese and continental cuisines in the royal crockery from the vintage collection.  Holige, jowar roti, enne badanekai, shenga chutney, kempu khara and mosaranna are some of the recommended try-on. The palace also has a coffee shop serving fine patisseries and a breakfast lounge serving traditional & continental buffet breakfast  

Jungle Bar- The bar has an original full-size John Roberts & Co. Billiards and Snooker table. One can experience the elation of the royal lifestyle whilst enjoying sumptuous mocktails of the olden times.

CONFERENCES & MEETINGS

WelcomHeritage Shivavilas palace is equipped with state-of-the-art technology, world-class amenities, and amicable hospitality, making it ideal for weddings, social events, and corporate functions. With a total area of 46,600 sq. ft. overlooking the pool and lawn, is perfect for dreamy settings of royal weddings against the gleaming palatial architecture.
 

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Hampi:  The UNESCO world heritage site - Hampi, known for its ruins belonging to the quondam dissidents of the mighty Vijayanagara kingdom. Hampi was an important center for trade and commerce during medieval times and the first settlement of Hampi dates back to the 1st century AD. It is famous for its monolithic sculptures of Hindu Gods, temples, and other marvels of excellent craftsmanship. 
 41 km from the hotel

Badami Cave:  It is a complex of Hindu and Jain cave temples built by Chalukyas around the 6th century in Badami. A total of 4 caves, previously known as ‘Vatapi’ has statues and figures of Hindu and Jain divinities and are carved out of sandstone on a hill cliff. These caves are the oldest firmly-dated Hindu cave temple in India and also a UNESCO world heritage site. These caves along with the ones in ‘Aihole’ became the experimentation ground for the Hindu temple architecture of India.
 150 km from the hotel

Lotus Mahal: Otherwise known as the Chitrangi Mahal is another architectural marvel of Sandur. The pyramidal lotus-like structure is carved with inquisitive creatures. The arched windows and balconies are braced with 24 pillars. It was designed for the royal ladies of the Vijayanagara Empire and was also used as a council chamber by the kings. Lotus Mahal is surrounded by green gardens. This unique architecture of Indo-Islamic style is one of few monuments surviving the city attacks by the Deccan sultanate. 
 40 km from the hotel

Tungabhadra Dam: One of the most popular tourist attractions and a delight for photography enthusiasts. This multipurpose dam is a joint project of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh serving irrigation, electricity generation, and flood control. The dam is constructed across the Tungabhadra River and also known as Pampa Sagar. Tungabhadra River is a tributary of the Krishna River and the architecture of the dam is truly a sight to behold. It is also a popular religious site and devotees come to have a glimpse of the surrounding temples and the ever famous coracle boat rides. 
 40 km from the resort

Daroji Sloth Bear Sanctuary:  Asia’s first sloth bear sanctuary is spread over 82 km of Bilikallu Forest Reserve area. The flora of this sanctuary is primarily dry deciduous scrub and Southern thorn forests and has a stable population of sloth bears residing in the caves of the sanctuary. It sanctuary remains open between 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm for travelers. 
 60 km from the resort

 

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OVERVIEW

WelcomHeritage Shivavilas Palace is a majestically domed palace-hotel in Sandur, near Hampi. As part of the royal possessions of the Ghorpade rulers of Sandur, this palace is skilfully embellished with intricate jali work, high ceilings, elaborate carvings on the pillars and doors. The interiors of the hotel are bejeweled with the relics and objects d’art of the erstwhile monarchs. One of the piece de resistance is Krishna's chariot in the main lounge. With great detailing, every element is added to bring the significance and grandeur of the bygone era. The palatial complex is surrounded by manicured gardens and a babbling brook with the stroke of regality throughout the palace

Sandur, a princely state in the Bellary District of Karnataka is known for its iron deposits. This quaint town is very close to Hampi, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and attracts tourists from across the world. Hampi is reminiscent of the Hindu archetype architecture, its temples, ruins of the majestic Vijayanagara dynasty, the practices of trade and commerce, and excellent craftsmanship. For the history fanatics, Hampi is a haven transcending into the era which was glorious, advanced, and exalted. 

This conscientiously restored palace has been extending impeccable hospitality since 2012. WelcomHeritage Shivavilas Palace is equipped with all the prerequisites like WiFi connection, executive conference facilities, a well-stocked library, relaxing spa, and the swimming pool making it the choicest hotel for a simple get-out or any social gathering. Our guests can indulge in activities such as bike riding, bird watching, culinary indulgence, and board games to cut away all the stress from your life.

Read More

SERVICES & FACILITIES

•    Barbeque area
•    Covered car parking 
•    Laundry services
•    Doctor on call
•    24*7 room service
•    Internet & fax

LEISURE & RECREATION

•    Swimming pool with steam and spa
•    Library
•    Vintage and classic car museum
•    Darbar hall museum
•    Kids play area
•    Billiards and bar
•    Bird watching
•    Off road bike riding

FOOD & BEVERAGE

Dining hall in the courtyard- The restaurant is a cohesive part of the palace heritage and can accommodate 25 guests. Serving the a la carte menu of delightful pan-Indian, Chinese and continental cuisines in the royal crockery from the vintage collection.  Holige, jowar roti, enne badanekai, shenga chutney, kempu khara and mosaranna are some of the recommended try-on. The palace also has a coffee shop serving fine patisseries and a breakfast lounge serving traditional & continental buffet breakfast  

Jungle Bar- The bar has an original full-size John Roberts & Co. Billiards and Snooker table. One can experience the elation of the royal lifestyle whilst enjoying sumptuous mocktails of the olden times.

CONFERENCES & MEETINGS

WelcomHeritage Shivavilas palace is equipped with state-of-the-art technology, world-class amenities, and amicable hospitality, making it ideal for weddings, social events, and corporate functions. With a total area of 46,600 sq. ft. overlooking the pool and lawn, is perfect for dreamy settings of royal weddings against the gleaming palatial architecture.
 

Hampi:  The UNESCO world heritage site - Hampi, known for its ruins belonging to the quondam dissidents of the mighty Vijayanagara kingdom. Hampi was an important center for trade and commerce during medieval times and the first settlement of Hampi dates back to the 1st century AD. It is famous for its monolithic sculptures of Hindu Gods, temples, and other marvels of excellent craftsmanship. 
 41 km from the hotel

Badami Cave:  It is a complex of Hindu and Jain cave temples built by Chalukyas around the 6th century in Badami. A total of 4 caves, previously known as ‘Vatapi’ has statues and figures of Hindu and Jain divinities and are carved out of sandstone on a hill cliff. These caves are the oldest firmly-dated Hindu cave temple in India and also a UNESCO world heritage site. These caves along with the ones in ‘Aihole’ became the experimentation ground for the Hindu temple architecture of India.
 150 km from the hotel

Lotus Mahal: Otherwise known as the Chitrangi Mahal is another architectural marvel of Sandur. The pyramidal lotus-like structure is carved with inquisitive creatures. The arched windows and balconies are braced with 24 pillars. It was designed for the royal ladies of the Vijayanagara Empire and was also used as a council chamber by the kings. Lotus Mahal is surrounded by green gardens. This unique architecture of Indo-Islamic style is one of few monuments surviving the city attacks by the Deccan sultanate. 
 40 km from the hotel

Tungabhadra Dam: One of the most popular tourist attractions and a delight for photography enthusiasts. This multipurpose dam is a joint project of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh serving irrigation, electricity generation, and flood control. The dam is constructed across the Tungabhadra River and also known as Pampa Sagar. Tungabhadra River is a tributary of the Krishna River and the architecture of the dam is truly a sight to behold. It is also a popular religious site and devotees come to have a glimpse of the surrounding temples and the ever famous coracle boat rides. 
 40 km from the resort

Daroji Sloth Bear Sanctuary:  Asia’s first sloth bear sanctuary is spread over 82 km of Bilikallu Forest Reserve area. The flora of this sanctuary is primarily dry deciduous scrub and Southern thorn forests and has a stable population of sloth bears residing in the caves of the sanctuary. It sanctuary remains open between 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm for travelers. 
 60 km from the resort

 

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ACCOMMODATIONS

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WelcomHeritage Shivavilas Palace - Deluxe Room
DELUXE ROOM
With the recurring theme of royalty these rooms are a soulful blend of warmth and periodic charm along with modern amenities and comfort. Warm lighting and the Lambani artwork add sophistication to the Deluxe rooms. They have a seating area, a writing desk, and elaborate restrooms with tubs and rain showers as well. They come in twin beds and double bed options to choose from. The area spread of deluxe rooms is 500 sq. ft. approx
  •  Wi-Fi facility
  •  Television
  •  Tea/coffee maker
  •  Complimentary drinking water
  •  Mini fridge
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WelcomHeritage Shivavilas Palace - Maharani Suite
MAHARANI SUITE
Indulge in the most elegant lateral suit of the hotel. Its intricately designed interiors, king-size bed, a separate dressing room, vintage decor, and plush seating area make the suite lavish and opulent. It has a spacious and bright balcony, the best places to catch the garden view, and an expansive restroom along with a luxe bathtub and rain shower. The area spread of the Maharani suite is 1200 sq. ft. approx
  •  Wi-Fi facility
  •  Television
  •  Tea/coffee maker
  •  Complimentary drinking water
  •  Mini fridge
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WelcomHeritage Shivavilas Palace - Maharaja Suite
MAHARAJA SUITE
Located on the Eastern corner of the first floor, Maharaja Suite have wooden steps fitted with brass struts to hold the carpet along with a four-poster bed, a separate living room, a writing desk, ornate drawers, exuding regality. A large ensuite restroom with contemporary amenities. The balcony of the suite is perfect for a private sit-out.
  •  Wi-Fi facility
  •  Television
  •  Tea/coffee maker
  •  Complimentary drinking water
  •  Mini fridge
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Contact Us

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WELCOMHERITAGE SHIVAVILAS PALACE

  • No. 97, Palace Road, Bellary Dist. Sandur Karnataka 583119 India
  • +918395260223
  • shivavilaspalace@sandurgroup.com


By Air

Distance from Hubballi Airport - 180 km

Distance from Jindal Vidyanagar Airport -15 km

By Train

Distance from Hospet railway station - 32 km

By Road

Distance from Bangalore - 351 km / 5 hours