Hotel President , Madurai
In a modern, apartment-style building with solar panels, this subdued hotel is 3.5 km from the Gandhi Memorial Museum and 7 km from the 17th-century Thirumalai Nayakkar Mahal palace. The straightforward, non-smoking rooms come with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and minifridges. Upgraded rooms add tea and coffeemaking equipment, while suites come with extra bedrooms, living rooms and balconies. Room service is provided 24/7.