Check-in / Check-out Policies
- Check-in: 12:00 PM
Early arrival is subject to availability. For guaranteed early check-in, reservation needs to be made starting from the previous night.
- Check-out: 11:00 AM
Hours Late check-outs are available on request and subject to availability A recent Government notification requires guests to present proof of identity at the time of check in. Guests are requested to carry with them the required document during their travel.
Children & Extra Guest Details
- A maximum of 1 Children below 12 years stay complimentary in the room with the parents without any charges above 12 years are taken as an adult.
- Extra bed can be provided on request at a charge.
- Pets are not allowed.
How to reach Konark
The nearest major railway station is in Puri, which is 31 kms away and the nearest airport is in Bhubaneshwar which is 64 kms away fro Konark. One can commute from the railway station and airport to Konark via paid taxi or state-run buses.
The adjacent airport is at Bhubaneswar, which is about 64 km away. It is linked with Kolkata, Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore, and Nagpur and operates several direct flights.
The railway stations nearest to Konark are located in the twin cities of Puri and Bhubaneswar. These stations are linked with almost all the major destinations in India by train.
The National and State Highways link Konark with Puri and Bhubaneswar forming a virtual triangle popularly known as Golden Triangle of East India.
Konark is well connected by road from all major cities of Odisha, you can come by taxi or your own Car from any city of India.
Important Landmarks Nearby
Tourist Places around Konark
The name Konark, literally means the Sun, and refers to the famous 13th century Sun Temple. The town is located near the Bay of Bengal and is known for its various ancient temples and monuments. Konark was also one of the few places in India to experience a total solar eclipse, it is also one of the must-visit places in Orissa. The place is again best visited during the months between October and January when the weather is the most pleasant and cool. Here’s the list of the best places one can visit in Konark.
Konark Sun Temple
KONARAK SUN TEMPLE (300 meters from Surya Inn) Konark Sun Temple is a 13th-century Sun Temple at Konark in Odisha, India. It is believed that the temple was built by king Narasimhadeva I of Eastern Ganga Dynasty around 1250 CE. The temple is in the shape of a gigantic chariot elaborately carved stone wheels, pillars and walls. A major part of the structure is now in ruins. The temple is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is also featured on NDTV’s list of Seven Wonders of India and Times of India’s list of Seven Wonders of India.
ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM (400 meters from Surya Inn) The Museum was established in 1968, with the purpose of housing the archeological excavations and the fallen sculptures from the Sun temple. The gallery contains a number of antiquities which are displayed in 4 different galleries. The antiquities include various sculptures, paintings, manuscripts and various fallen of parts from the Konark Sun Temple.
CHANDRABHAGA BEACH (4km from Surya Inn) Chandrabhaga is situated 3 Kms east of the famous Sun temple of Konark and 30 Kms from Puri. Until recent years Chandrabhaga was considered a place of natural cure for lepers. Mythological ‘Shamba’ (Krishna’s Son) the cured leper worshipped the Sun God for cure on the river mouth of Chandrabhaga, the river dried. It is reduced to a drybed or a narrow trickle. It has been an ideal place for religios activity. Naturally the place, away from human vegetation. Ever swept by sweet breeze and washed by untiding waves is best suited for offerings and also divine romance.
KURUMA (13km from Surya Inn) Kuruma, a small village in puri, is located at a distance of 8 kilometers to the south-east of the sun temple of Konark. Kuruma is alternatively spelled as Kurum. The place is famous for the ancient Buddhist site. This site was built between 9th – 10th centuries A.D. It is situated on the left side of the Konarka–Kakatapur road and can be approached by a road branching from the Bali Dokan chowk and is about 2 kilometer from the chowk. The exact geographical location of this village is LONGITUDE 860 07’ 24” E and LATITUDE 190 53’ 62” N. Scholars are of opinion that this was one of the sites containing Buddhist stupas described by Hiuen T’sang.
RAMACHANDI TEMPLE AND BEACH (9km from Surya Inn) Ramachandi Temple, is on a beautiful spot on the banks of the Kusabhadra River where it flows into the Bay of Bengal. It is only 5 km away from Konark in the Puri District of Orissa. Goddess Ramachandi, the deity of Konark is thought by some to be the presiding deity of this temple, while others thought it to be the temple of Mayadevi, wife of Surya (Sun God).
Light and sound show at Konark Sun Temple
The much-awaited light and sound show at the world famous Sun Temple at Konark in Odisha has been started from Sept 2017. The temple now has a new attraction for tourists.
The light and sound show is available to tourists in three different languages(Odia, Hindi, and English) and tourists can enjoy the programme through customised headphones for 40 minutes 8 to 8.40 PM every evening except Monday.