Guest House and Related Facilities
The Guest House
The guest house in Kerala House constitutes of two Blocks. The Main Block having 33 rooms, including the three VIP Suits and Additional Block having 30 rooms. A 12 bed Dormitory at the old block (Cochin Palace) and a 48 bed Dormitory at Travancore House complex at Madhav Rao Scindia Marg are also attached to the Guest House.
The Guest House of Kerala House is basically meant for the stay of important personalities like Governor, Ministers, Judges, Elected Representatives and Govt. officials who are bound to Delhi for official purposes. If available, rooms are also allotted for their non-official visits and also to private individuals with proper references.
Any way rooms in Kerala House are reserved through Government of Kerala in the General Administration (Political-A) Department, the address and telephone numbers are as follows:
Principal Secretary to Govt. and Chief Protocol Officer
General Administration Department - Tel:0471 2327803/2518308
Additional Secretary and Joint Chief Protocol Officer
General Administration Department - Tel:0471 2327563/2518203
State Protocol Officer and Additional Secretary
General Administration (Political) Department.
Government Secretariat, Thiruvananthapuram.
Kerala, Pin 695 001
Tel: O471 2324433/ 2518747/2327366 Fax 0471-2325682
On the basis of the messages received from Government, the Rooms are daily allotted by the Protocol Officer of Kerala House subject to availability. The tariff, concession etc. are allowed in accordance with the orders issued by Government as per G.O (ms) No.434/2000/GAD dated 24 June, 2000. Apart from Governor, Ministers, MPs, MLAs, Judges and State Government officials, the following category of individuals are also eligible for concession.
Ex. Governors, retired Chief Justice and retired Judges of Supreme Court and High Courts, Ex MLAs and Ex MPs from Kerala, Retired officers of Govt. of Kerala, Advocate General, Govt. Pleaders, Standing Councels, Kerala Govt. officials on deputation to Central Govt. and other State Governments including public sector undertakings, Autonomous Bodies and Commissions. Officers of Public Sector Undertakings, Autonomous Bodies and Commissions of Kerala State and Kerala State Co-operative Union. Officers of Central Govt. offices located in Kerala. Members of Central Govt. Commissions, Committees, Boards, Tribunals and Accredited Journalists.
Proper documents have to be produced to avail concession. Concession rates vary from Rs. 25 to Rs.120 according to the category. Others when permitted to stay, have to pay a daily rent of Rs. 500 per head (Rs. 100 for KH Dormitory and Rs 75 for Travancore House Dormitory) all categories will be charged double the rates for their stay beyond five days on private visits.
Also for the public, who wish to reserve rooms online, an online reservation system has been introduced.Now the public can use the system to book rooms at Kerala House.A total of 21 rooms and a dormitory having 20 beds can be booked online.Public can use the below link for the same:
From allotment of rooms till check out and closing of bills, Reception Assistant will be at your service round the clock. The room boys will take the luggage to the allotted rooms of the guest. Contact the Reception and settle all your bills half an hour before checkout.
Wake up call: Call 9 or 100. The Reception will register your wake up calls
Phone numbers: 011- 23342320
From the room extn. No 100
Traditional Kerala Food is served in the dinning halls attached to Main Block and Additional Block. Non-vegetarian items shall be served on special order. Food will be served only in the dinning hall.
Breakfast - 8 A.M to 9.30 A.M (Appam - Stew, Idly- Vada, Dosa etc)
Lunch - 1 P.M to 2.30 P.M (Traditional Kerala lunch)
Dinner - 8 P.M to 9.30 P.M (Chappathi + Curry or Kanji (Rice Porridge))
Those who need lunch have to place the order to the steward on duty by 10 A.M and for Dinner by 5 P.M.
Pantry extn. No.200 (Main Block) extn.150 (Addl. Block)
A team consisting of Room Attendants is on duty round the clock under the supervision of House Keeping Manager to look after the upkeep of the rooms, premises and also to render personal assistants to the guests.
House Keeping Manager - Phone Extn. 114
House Keeping Supervisor Extn. 118
Room Boys in Main Block Extn. 300
Room Boys in the Addl.Block Extn. 183
Guest can avail the facility of washing and ironing their cloths through the Dhobi engaged for this purpose. The cloths will be collected and returned within 24 hours every day. The details of their service can be obtained from the House Keeping division.
Wheel Chair, Mobile charger, Iron box and board, Basic Medicines..
All these facilities are available with the House Keeping division for the convenience of guests. Dial extension- 118
Shoe polishing machines are installed one each at the New Block and additional Block.
A Conference Hall with a seating capacity of approximately 60 persons is available to conduct mini conferences, seminars and similar functions subject to guidelines issued by Government. Conference Hall is allotted free of cost for Government functions. For functions organized by private parties the rent is Rs.500/- for 3 hours. If audio system is required Rs. 250 extra is charged. Conference Hall. Tea and snacks will be served in the conference hall and charged accordingly
A Medical Clinic is attached to Kerala House functioning six days in a week except Sunday. Consulting time of the Physicians are as follows:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday – Dr.Radha Anand (MBBS, DCH)– from 5 P.M to 6 P.M (M-09810266558)
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday – Dr. R.K. Mahajan – from 2.45 to 3.45 P.M (M-099811083032 )
Monday, Wednesday, Friday – Dr.Yamuna Kurup (BAMS)– from 3.30 P.M to 4.30 P.M (011-22793395, 22755374)
Clinic - Phone: 011-30411579 From rooms – 179
A Business Centre is established in Room No.111 in the ground floor of the Main Block from where one can use the FAX, computer, and Internet facilities for official purpose. Centre is open throughout the day.
Business Centre Fax. 011-23368156
PABX telephone exchange is functioning round the clock. The operator will be at your service on dialing “9” from your extension telephone.
Kerala House staff as well as the public can avail the facility of the Staff Canteen functioning at the cellar of additional block, Kerala house. Break fast and Lunch are served here.
Phone. 011- 30411572, Ext.172