Seeking for an accommodation on the busiest street of Puri and close to the famous Jagannath temple? Find out more about Grand Road and some Puri hotels near the Jagannath temple to consider for your next trip to Puri.
One of the four dhams, Puri is dotted with temples, maths and ashrams. This beach city basically remains a holy place for Hindus from around the world and is part of the Eastern Golden Triangle that encompasses Puri, Konark and the capital city of Bhubaneswar. Any visit to Puri is not complete without visiting all the places in the golden triangle along with the Chilika Lake and the dolphin tour.
Grand road in Puri is known for the magnificent Lord Jagannath Temple which stands at one end of the road. It derives popularity for the most auspicious festival of the temple the Rath Yatra that is held here.
Throngs of devotees rush to the city to catch a glance of this spectacular festival. Grand road has a number of good lodging options around the temple and a little far away from it. Part of the Grand Road closer to the main temple is secured and you need to walk to get close to the temple. Below is one of the hotels in Puri near the Grand Road.
Hotel Nayak Plaza a budget hotel on Grand Road is located merely at a distance of 5 minutes' walk from the Jagannath Temple and 10 minutes drive from the beach. The hotel is only 2 km from the Puri railway station, 60 km from Bhubaneswar railway station and 65 km from the city airport. This Puri hotel facilities include "Nandan" an in-house A/C multi-cuisine Veg restaurant, a coffee shop, conference hall, marriage mandap and a shopping arcade.
The hotel also provides sightseeing by A/c, Non A/c car & luxury buses. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars from 71 reviews this hotel is 81% recommended by visitors. Nayak Plaza has rooms rating from Rs. 800 ($18) for Deluxe Non A/C - 3 Bed excluding tax. There are a lot of other hotels that are just 5-10 minutes walk or drive from the Jagannath temple. Lot of these hotels are close to or located on the Puri beach and gives you the best of both the words - i.e. the Puri beach and the main Puri temple a few minutes away. It is advisable to read and compare reviews of Puri hotels before making an online booking.