Villa Maria - Souzagad Homestays

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Villa Maria
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  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Study/bedroom
  • 1 kitchen
  • Living Room
  • 4 - 9 Adults
  • 2000 Sq Ft.
  • Private Backyard
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    Discover a rare opportunity to experience modern comfort and luxury, well curated with our rich Indian heritage that dates back to almost a 100 years. With its historic elements intact, Villa Maria provides you with an elegant living room, two vintage bedrooms with modern amenities, a vintage study to let you work with unmatched focus and have meetings in style, and a fully equipped kitchen to suit your extended stay needs at best. Then breakaway onto the backyard with its meandering landscape and a lawn, with outdoor bbq nights and al fresco dining. Nestled in the heart of Pune with ultimate peace and privacy, Villa Maria is one of the most iconic Historic-Homestays left in India.
    Built in 1931, Villa Maria by Souzagad represents the grandeur of India’s rich history and the remnants of its Victorian architecture. It is a testament to Pune’s status as one of India’s key Military Cantonments. Souzagad worked with Deksha design studio to thoughtfully restore and bring life to one of the last few heritage homes left in Camp, Pune. In doing so, we’ve managed to open our doors for you to experience history and its aesthetic with the finest in modern hospitality.

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    Pet friendly
    Group 215
    Private Backyard
    al fresco
    Breakfast Inclusive
    Heritage Property
    Private Study
    Group 209
    Fully Equipped Kitchen
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    What’s included

  • 2 King Size beds
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 study
  • Living room
  • Additional Mattresses
  • 4 - 9 people
  • 2000 sq.ft.
  • Pet friendly
  • Work desk
  • Alexa Echo Dot
  • General Rules

    Check-in: 1:00 pm
    Check-out: 11:00 am
    All Adults must carry & show valid ID proof during the Check-in process.
    Maximum accommodation: 9 people
    1 meal included - Complimentary Breakfast
    Guests cannot invite other guests and day visitors during their stay.
    Illegal activities and narcotics are prohibited in the premises by law.
    We value the natural surroundings and aim to create an environmentally friendly atmosphere. Please respect nature by not littering, conserving water and electricity, and following any specific guidelines provided.
    Smoking is strictly prohibited inside the house and is permitted only outdoors in areas like the balcony, lawn etc. for your safety and for others.
    Any breakage or damage of items or property will be charged as per actuals.
    As there are neighbors living nearby, we kindly request you to keep the noise levels low during your stay.
    Please observe quiet hours starting from 10:00 PM. This means refraining from excessive noise that may disturb other guests.
    Inappropriate behavior or violation of any of the above House Rules will invite a polite refusal to accept a Booking. If already checked in, Management reserves the right to ask guests to leave.
    Guests are earnestly requested to treat the home with care.

    Home truths

    • Mobile networks such as Jio, Vi, and Airtel work well here.
    • Guests can stay connected with complimentary Wi-Fi. The network is subject to availability at any given time.
    • There are CCTV cameras that capture the exterior areas of the property for security purposes.
    • The caretaker stays behind the premises of the property.
    • Since this is a family owned heritage property, there are other family members that reside at the property.


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    Explore a world of possibilities as we tailor our services to your preferences, ensuring a seamless fusion of adventure and leisure.


    Immerse yourself in the extraordinary with captivating rentals. Let movie nights come alive, indulge in sheesha flavors, and ignite your culinary skills with our BBQ kits.


    Unlock the spirit of adventure in a box with Souzagad x Tilt’s versatile kits, suitable for all occasions.

    Unveil the magic of togetherness with our Couple’s kit! From scented candles to curated surprises, trust us you’re in for a treat.

    Meals, Refunds, & Security


    Breakfast is served in the villa or weather permitting, on the patio, between 7:00am and 10:00am. If you require a different timing for breakfast, please inform the manager regarding the same.  


    There will be no refunds for early departures, for breakdowns of air conditioner, appliances, etc, if said breakdown is due to weather and /or other conditions over which the house owner has no control.

    Valuables, Security and Storage

    • Although Souzagad Homestays management takes responsible steps to ensure the safety and security of all guests and their possessions, guests retain final responsibility for their own safety and security.
    • Keep rooms locked at all times when absent.



    No cigarette buds, cotton buds, tampons, sanitary pads or any other material, other than toilet paper may be flushed down the toilet. Charges will occur for any blockage.


    Check in at 1:00pm , check-out at 11:00am

    -Study room -Al fresco dining -Private Backyard -BBQ (Additional cost)

    Yes, Complimentary Wifi is available at the property

    -1 meal inclusive (Breakfast) -Zomato and Swiggy work well around the area too -A wide variety of restaurants are available around the area

    No, there is no swimming pool at the property

    Yes, there is parking available at the premises for upto 4 cars

    Yes, we are a pet friendly property

    -Racecourse -Cinema houses -Popular restaurants and bars like elephant & co., daily all day, and many more. -Aga Khan Palace -Dagdusheth temple -Shaniwar Wada

    3.5 hr drive from Mumbai

    Pune railway station, 10 mins from the station

    Property featured in

    The Economic Times
    The Times of India



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    Client Diaries


    Souzagad Alma, Karjat

    We were a family of 8 adults and 4 kids. We all had a great time at Alma and did kayaking on the Pej river flowing in the front of the bungalow. The spacious property is well maintained with all the basic amenities. The food, cutlery and service is good and the caretakers Bala and Deepak take good care of you. Wifi works well. The open garden area is well manicured. The barbecue outside was well arranged. We all have come back with sweet memories. The in-house library has got a great collection of novels, biographies. Can stay for a week relaxing though our stay was short.


    Villa Souzagad, Karjat

    It was a Wonderful farm stay experience with my friends! The calm and peaceful surroundings have provided a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Having a pool near the riverside was incredibly refreshing and offers a beautiful setting to relax and unwind. Kayaking is an excellent addition, allowing us to explore the natural beauty of the area while enjoying some outdoor adventure.

    The delicious food must have been a treat, and it’s always a bonus when the hospitality matches the quality of the accommodations. Overall, we had a memorable and enjoyable farm stay with a perfect blend of tranquility, nature, and good service.


    Villa Souzagad, Karjat

    It’s a great place to stay. It was the best experience staying there.Location is very beautiful and close to nature or should we say within nature.The place is very well maintained with spacious and comfortable rooms with all modern facilities.

    We enjoyed the company of Alexa. Upon arrival we were warmly welcomed by the staff , who were extremely friendly and helpful. Fingerlicking home cooked food was prepared by Bala and his wife. We loved the ambience and each aspect about the place.


    Villa Souzagad, Karjat

    Kayaking with my pet was something I had always wanted to do, and Souzagad made it a reality. The thrill of paddling on the serene river with my furry companion by my side was absolutely unforgettable.

    The staff at Souzagad went above and beyond to make sure we had a safe and enjoyable time. It was a once-in-a-lifetime experience that I will cherish forever. Thank you, Souzagad, for making my bucket list dream come true! I can’t wait to come back for more incredible adventures.


    Villa Souzagad, Karjat

    I couldn’t have asked for a more perfect birthday weekend than the one we celebrated at Souzagad! The place was like a picture-perfect paradise with its charming corners and breathtaking surroundings. Being surrounded by nature added a touch of serenity and beauty to every moment.

    It was truly a memorable and magical experience, and I couldn’t have asked for a better way to mark my special day. Souzagad will forever hold a special place in my heart, and I can’t wait to return and relive those precious moments amid nature’s embrace. Thank you for making my birthday weekend unforgettable!


    Villa Souzagad, Karjat

    Niharika and I were overjoyed to travel with our beloved pet, Buddy, instead of leaving him behind. The fact that Souzagad is a pet-friendly destination made all the difference in the world. Watching Buddy enjoy every moment of our vacation, from running in the open fields to splashing in the river, brought us immense happiness.

    Souzagad’s warm hospitality and pet-friendly environment made our trip truly special and unforgettable. We returned home with cherished memories, and we cannot wait to visit Souzagad again for another incredible adventure with our furry companion. Thank you for making this journey one that we will cherish forever!


    Villa Souzagad, Karjat

    Our couple’s getaway to Souzagad was absolutely blissful! The infinity pool was a highlight, offering breathtaking views and a perfect place to relax and unwind. Being surrounded by nature made us feel truly at peace and one with our surroundings.

    It was an unforgettable experience, and we can’t wait to return for another serene escape at Souzagad.


    Souzagad Alma, Karjat

    Souzagad felt like a home away from home! Sitting near the river and immersing ourselves in the serene surroundings was a truly holistic experience.

    Every minute spent there was filled with joy and tranquility. The warm hospitality and peaceful ambiance made our stay unforgettable. They are adequately stocked to meet guests’ demands. Perfect venue to hang out with people of various ages.


    Villa Maria, Pune

    Our adventurous journey from Jaipur to Kochi in a rickshaw led us to this hidden treasure in Pune – a beautiful heritage villa named Villa Maria. It was love at first sight, and we knew we couldn’t miss out on the opportunity to stay at this remarkable place while visiting India.

    The vintage charm and warm hospitality at Souzagad made our trip even more memorable. It was the perfect stop along our incredible journey, and we’re so grateful to have found it.


    Souzagad Ayanna, Alibaug

    Souzagad Ayanna was a true oasis of peace and relaxation! After long and stressful work hours, it provided the perfect escape for me and my family. The utmost privacy and serene ambiance allowed us to unwind and rejuvenate our spirits.

    It was an amazing getaway, where we could bond and create cherished memories together. Souzagad Ayanna is truly a hidden gem, and we are grateful for the rejuvenating experience it offered.


    Souzagad Ayanna, Alibaug

    It was an amazing experience at Ayanna. We had an amazing time there. My dog was super happy there. I would recommend it to everyone. The best part was the pool. We had so much fun. The Staff were also very nice and friendly.


    Villa Souzagad, Karjat

    The alfresco dining experience, right after a refreshing dip in the pool, was a perfect combination of relaxation and indulgence. With the breathtaking backdrop of nature surrounding us, we felt transported to a tranquil paradise. Souzagad Tattva’s charm and quaintness added a special touch to our dining experience.

    It truly felt like a hidden gem tucked away in nature’s embrace. We couldn’t have asked for a more idyllic setting to savor delicious meals and create lasting memories. Souzagad Tattva is a must-visit for anyone looking to escape to a serene and picturesque haven


    Souzagad Ayanna, Alibaug

    Oh, what a heartwarming experience it was to have Oliver, our beloved pet, join us on our family’s first trip to Ayanna at Souzagad! The excitement and joy in his eyes were truly priceless as we set foot in this pet-friendly paradise. From the moment we arrived, it was evident that Souzagad embraced our furry friend with open arms. The staff members were incredibly warm and welcoming to Oliver, ensuring he felt just as special as the rest of our family.

    It was such a relief knowing that we didn’t have to leave him behind and could share this magical journey together.It was a journey of love, togetherness, and making unforgettable memories. Souzagad Ayanna’s pet-friendly approach truly made this trip an exceptional one, and we can’t wait to come back and create more cherished moments with our furry companion by our side.


    Villa Maria, Pune

    Villa Maria holds a special place in our hearts forever! It was the most magical setting for the moment that changed our lives – Suren proposed to me there. We couldn’t have chosen a more perfect place to celebrate this joyous occasion, surrounded by our loving family and friends.

    The ambiance, the beauty, and the love in the air made it an unforgettable experience. Villa Maria will forever be etched in our memories as the place where our journey of love began.


    Souzagad Alma, Karjat

    We had an absolutely wonderful time at Souzagad Alma! The pet-friendly environment was a huge plus for us, as we could bring our furry friend along to join in on the fun. The highlight of our stay was definitely swimming in the nearby river, which was so refreshing and serene.

    It’s truly a perfect destination for families, offering a delightful escape from the city’s hustle and bustle. We can’t wait to visit again and create even more cherished memories at Souzagad. Highly recommended!


    Villa Souzagad, Karjat

    My stay at Souzagad was a breath of fresh air, quite literally! Being surrounded by nature instead of the concrete jungle was a welcome change. It offered the perfect setting to unwind and relax. The tranquility and peacefulness of the place were just what I needed to escape the hustle and bustle of city life.

    It was a fabulous experience, and I truly enjoyed every moment. Souzagad is a hidden gem, and I can’t wait to return for more rejuvenating getaways. Highly recommended for anyone seeking a serene and relaxing retreat!

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    Bouquet stands out as an exotic property, providing an atmosphere that is rich in beauty, culture, and distinctive charm. The property’s architecture, interior design, and surroundings reflect a fusion of local traditions and international influences, immersing guests in a truly captivating experience.

    Whether you’re seeking a romantic getaway, a memorable honeymoon, or simply a once-in-a-lifetime experience, Bouquet promises to exceed your expectations. Immerse yourself in the enchanting ambiance, explore the exotic surroundings, and create lasting memories in these truly extraordinary properties.

    Cancellation Policy

    • If you wish to cancel 14 days before the arrival date, we will refund 70%* of the booking value in the original payment mode or 80% in the form of loyalty points. 
    • Cancellations that are made between 7-14 days prior to the arrival date will receive a 50% refund of the total booking value or 60% in the form of loyalty points.
    • For any cancellations requested within 7 days of the check-in date, the booking will be non-refundable.
    • If the booking has been partially paid for, the cancellation will be deemed non-refundable.

    *Please note: Cancellation fee worth 30% of the booking value shall be levied for all refunds processed by Souzagad. This is primarily applicable to cover platform charges, convenience fee and processing charges.

    Rescheduling policy

    By Guest:

    • A rescheduling request can be raised up to 14 days prior to the check-in date. 
    • Any difference in price will have to be borne by the guest. 
    • A rescheduling request cannot be raised for peak dates.

    By Souzagad:

    Souzagad reserves the right to cancel a booking. In such a case, guests are eligible for any one of the following options:

    • Souzagad will book an alternative comparable home. 
    • Souzagad shall offer credit notes (valid for 6 months from date of issuance) for the entire booking value.
    • Souzagad shall offer credit notes (valid for 12 months from date of issuance) for the entire booking value.
    • A full refund for the total amount paid.

    Privacy Policy

    This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Souzagad, a partnership firm, collects, uses, maintains, and discloses information collected from users (referred to as “Users”) of the Souzagad website (referred to as the “Site”). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by Souzagad.

    Information Collection

    We may collect personal identification information from Users in various ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, register on the site, place an order, subscribe to the newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features, or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, phone number, and credit card information. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personal identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site-related activities.

    Information Usage

    Souzagad may collect and use Users’ personal information for the following purposes:

    To improve customer service: Information provided by Users helps us respond to customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.

    To personalize the user experience: We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site.

    To process payments: We may use the information Users provide about themselves when placing an order only to provide service to that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to provide the service.

    To send periodic emails: We may use the email address to send User information and updates pertaining to their order. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If a User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.

    Protection of Information

    We adopt appropriate data collection, storage, and processing practices, and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information, and data stored on our Site.

    Sharing Personal Information

    We do not sell, trade, or rent Users’ personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates, and advertisers for the purposes outlined above


    “Cookies” are small files placed on your hard drive that assist us in providing our services. We use Cookies on certain pages of the website to help analyze our web page flow, measure promotional effectiveness, and promote trust and safety. Cookies help us provide information that is targeted to your interests. They also enable the browser to remember information specifics to a given user and thereby allow you to enter your password less frequently during a session. Most cookies are session cookies, meaning that they are automatically deleted from your hard drive at the end of a session.

    You may decline the use of cookies if your browser permits the same. However, in that case you may not be able to use certain features of this website and you may be required to re-enter your password more frequently during a session.

    You may, at times, encounter cookies or other similar data collection devices on certain pages of our website that are placed by third parties. We do not control the use of cookies by third parties.

    Sensitive Personal Information (SPI)

    Sensitive Personal Information (SPI), as defined by Section 43a of the Indian IT Act 2000, as collected by us shall be protected with reasonable security features, as expected under the IT Act. User passwords are never stored in the clear and are never known to us. Bank account details of the Host are collected with a view to facilitate payments and the same are never shared with any party other than our Bankers for the purpose of funds transfers. Credit Card information is never stored by us and is directly entered by the user in the Payment gateway’s payment page presented.

    We use Payment Gateway Cashfree which is certified for PCI Compliance. does not store any credit card information of its users. No other SPI is collected, stored or processed by us.

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    Choose Bloom for a delightful combination of affordability, privacy, and a touch of luxury, and experience a truly rejuvenating stay.

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    Let your stays earn you rewards. Win points with every booking and redeem it for discounts, activities and much more. Also avail special benefits and recommendations as a loyalty member


    • Earn Points
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