11 June 2013

Siva Sannidhi Accommodation Facility

To read an earlier posting on Siva Sannidhi, before the construction of the new annexe building, go to this link here.

I have received emails from readers eager to view the completed new annexe at Siva Sannidhi. I made this original posting of the new annexe, at this link here but now construction is complete and the new accommodation annexe which has 39 rooms is now fully operational. 

I am posting the below photographs to give an idea of the rooms and the facility. All rooms have two single cots, tiled floors, mosquito net windows, fan, attached western style bathroom and a small dressing room with sink. Bedding i.e. mattress, top sheet and pillows are standard in all rooms. 

The annexe is very quiet, comfortable, a two minute walk from Ramana Ashram and shops, and most importantly has a magnificent darshan of Arunachala. Accommodation rates are very reasonable and except over Deepam, long stays are allowed. The week of Deepam is always heavily oversubscribed, so the facility has no rooms available at that time. Siva Sannidhi has a dining hall in which food (Andhra Style, medium heat) is served three times a day). 

The manager and workers at Siva Sannidhi are very friendly and helpful and the facility which attracts a pilgrim type visitor does not have a commercial or worldly atmosphere. The new building at Siva Sannidhi is by far and away one of the most pleasant and convenient accommodation facilities located in the Ramana Nagar side of Tiruvannamalai. 

Arunachala Grace represents Siva Sannidhi as booking agent. So for more information or to make a reservation, please use our email contact at the top left side of this page. 

Welcoming Visitors to Shiva Sannidhi


Welcoming Lord Ganesha

Darshan of Arunachala from Shiva Sannidhi

         Elevator, new building

Standard Room

All windows with mosquito netting

Standard Western Style Bathroom

Some bathrooms have water heaters

Rooms have small dressing area with separate sink

Layout sample of first two floors

Seating area on Second Floor

Open area on Third Floor

Third Floor open area suitable for group meetings

Four rooms on fourth floor roof


Divya said...

Beautiful photos, it looks clean and neat and a very comfortable place to stay.

Meenakshi Ammal said...

Its a fabulous place to stay. And considering its location, wonderfully quiet and peaceful. Highly recommended to pilgrims and visitors.

Anonymous said...

dedicated, polite and pious management and volunteers at sivasannidhi.

prabhaker venkat said...

Great place to stay at such a divine location.

Ananthapureesan said...

I have stayed in Siva sannidhi from 22/01/2014 to 26/01/2014. Very polite staff. Excellent administration.

Anonymous said...

Good place to stay..very clean and neet rooms...very polite staff


sreenivas tirumalasetty said...

my friend said about your hotel. i want to visit arunachala from may 1st to 15 of this year could you accomidate me. i am coming single.

Meenakshi Ammal said...

If you send me an email (top left column of page) I will give you full details for a reservation.

kamal said...

We are planning to come: n Jan 2016. Above it says some rooms have geysers. What about other rooms

Pavan Kumar G said...

Very good Place to stay in Arunachalam. I went two times and my friend went more than 20 times.
Its very near to Ramanasramam. well facilitaised.
Every time we start the Giri Pradakshinam from Dakshinamoorthy Temple.

Meenakshi Ammal said...

Hi Kamal:

Only some of the rooms have water heaters . . . make sure to check with the office when making your room reservation.

Anonymous said...

How to book rooms over here ?/i hve plan in visiting in january ....

sivaramakrishna v said...

I have visited somany places but this place i could not forget forever.I have got phenominal change in my life after the visit.I am planning to visit very soon.

reddy n said...

HOWMUCH AMOUNT TO PAY THE ROOM?and breakfast,lunch and dinner prices?
with regards

Meenakshi Ammal said...

For queries and/or reservations please call Siva Sannidhi on their land line at (0)4175-235089 or the manager Mr. Ramakrishna on his mobile at (0)9789378779.

Janaki T said...

Both the numbers given by Meenakshi Ammal are not going thru'. Please help provide the right contact numbers / information regarding the room availability and payment details.

Meenakshi Ammal said...

Dear Janaki T:

I tried both numbers from my mobile phone and they both work. Remember you are calling Tamil Nadu, so if you are calling from out of state please make sure to include the proper code at the beginning of the landline number

I have updated the mobile number. So should work whether you are calling from outside Tamil Nadu or even outside India.

Hope it works out.

Landline: 04175-235089
Mobile at +919789378779.

Hope it works out.
Meenakshi Ammal

Meenakshi Ammal said...

Message to Vajra Krishna

Thank you for your email regarding your experience at Siva Sannidhi.

If you want to get in touch direct with that organisation suggest you use their contact function on their website

Hope you are able to sort things out.
Meenakshi Ammal

Raj The Ultimate Analyser said...

Hi Meenakshi madam, can you please let me know how to book online for these rooms. this is my email id : rajlaxmaniitg@gmail.com

I am going there in Jan, I am comming with small baby so looking for room. It will be of great help if you can send me information how to book room online.

Meenakshi Ammal said...

The website for Siva Sannidhi is:


It has a reservation function on the website.

Meenakshi Ammal said...

Dear Friend:

Thank you for your email.

For queries and/or reservations please call Siva Sannidhi on their land line at (0)4175-235089 or the manager Mr. Ramakrishna on his mobile at +919789378779.

Their website with room reservation functionality is at this link here:
Hope it works out.
Meenakshi Ammal

Suresh Babunair said...

Is this accommodation free

Meenakshi Ammal said...

No. The accommodation is not free. A donation is requested. From what I understand from readers' feedback there is an expectation that the donation should be over a certain amount. For this reason Arunachala Grace asks that pilgrims get in touch direct with Siva Sannidhi to discuss reservations and charges. Contact details in above comment.

eshwar nuti said...

how much distances from railway station exactly shiva sanidhi located

Meenakshi Ammal said...

The railway station is the other side of Tiruvannamalai. You would need to take an auto rickshaw from the railway station to Siva Sannidhi . . . probably about 6 kms. Siva Sannidhi is located at Ramana Nagar where all the Ashrams are situated and 2 kms from the Big Temple.

Unknown said...

Its a very very great job by siva sannidhi management that how they treat with everyvperson with kindfully,by providing every thingg
free and well maintained rooms with very good staff..

venky venkatnaidu said...

Can I have its address and contact number please??

Meenakshi Ammal said...

To make room reservations at Siva Sannidhi please get in touch direct with them.

In this respect their contact information:
Land line: (0)4175-235089
Mobile: Office +919789378779.
Website with room reservation functionality: http://www.sivasannidhi.com/

ramana maharshi said...

How much you will charge for 3 people for 1 Day stay

Meenakshi Ammal said...

Arunachala Grace is in no way associated with room reservations. To get information about different facilities at Ramana Nagar go to this link here.


Manohara Arveti said...

Excellent place. We have enjoyed the stay here. Friendly staff and everyone speaks Telugu and I can say it is a home for Telugu people in Arunachalam. Food is very good and hygiene


Sir how to book rooms in online

Meenakshi Ammal said...

Siva Sannidhi contact information:

Land line: (0)4175-235089
Mobile: Office +919789378779.

Website with room reservation functionality: http://www.sivasannidhi.com/

Have heard their website contact is sporadic. So including phone contacts in this reply.

Hope it works out.

Anonymous said...

Sir do have car parking facilities

Meenakshi Ammal said...

The main facility Siva Sannidhi Building (which is in the photographs of this posting) does not have dedicated car parking. However Siva Sannidhi has a number of modern annexe buildings all located at Ramana Nagar that have facilities. Just mention when you call and book accommodation that you need car parking facilities.

thammanapudi sudhakar said...

I want to visit in Jun 2 - 3 with my family can u pls inform me how to book accommodation and food prices pls...

Meenakshi Ammal said...

To make room reservations at Siva Sannidhi get in touch direct with them.

Land line: (0)4175-235089
Mobile: Office +919789378779.

Website with room reservation functionality: http://www.sivasannidhi.com/