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Nazish Khan Nov 18 2014

Which are the famous hotels in Chennai?

Jigyasha Prasad Nov 18 2014
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Here is a list of famous hotels in Chennai. The beautiful city has loads of choices when it comes to nice, comfortable accommodation options for the discerning travellers. Come, take a look:

1. Taj Coromandel

One of the top end hotels in Chennai, Taj Coromandel defines luxury and opulence at its best! A lovely stay experience awaits you at this 5-star hotel along with the signature Taj hospitality. Located right in the heart of city, Taj Coromandel has the distinction of playing host to some eminent personalities Bill Clinton, President of Singapore,Jackie Chan, Prime Minister of Bulgaria and His Royal Highness Prince Andrew among others.

Presidential Suite at Taj (from the official website of Taj Coromandel)

A stay at this hotel is a complete experience with a spa, a pool, customized service, a fitness center, well-stocked bars and a luxury lounge which is just perfect for some relaxation after a tiring day. And there is an exclusive shopping store, Taj Khazana where you can stock up items like sarees, shawls, jewellery, home accessories and paintings. Also, the major highlight of this place is Southern Spice, the in-house fine dining restaurant. Done in the perfect blend of Chettinad, Kerala and Andhra architecture, this magnificent 100-cover restaurant is extremely pleasant.

Address: 37, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai, 600034
Telephone: +91-44-66002827

Restaurant at Taj (from the official website of Taj Coromandel)

2. Taj Connemara

For a brush with Chennai’s history, try the 100-year-old Taj Connemara which also has an interesting tale attached to it. Angered by the roving eye of Lord Connemara, Governor of Madras (1886- 90), Lady Connemara left her house in a huff to stay at the Albany Hotel. It was renamed after her in 1891.

Garden at Taj Connemara (from the official website of Taj Connemara)

From seven different types of rooms and suites to choose from, each with its own grandeur and comfort, Vivanta by Taj is a throwback to the early era graceful and handsome hotels. Some rooms open out to the incredibly lush courtyard while some are equipped with facilities ideal for a business traveller. The hotel comes with its own set of in-house spa, Jiva, Business Centre and swimming pool. There are three excellent in-house dining options; Verandah, a multi-cuisine affair, Hip Asia with its Pan Asian offerings and Raintree with its specialty Chettinad cuisine.

Restaurant at Taj Connemara (from the official website of Taj Connemara)

Address: Binny Road, Chennai, 600002

3. Chola Sheraton

Chola Sheraton in the heart of the city is a nice offering from ITC Group of hotels that promises a lavish stay experience for its guests. The hotel's range of plush and lavish rooms, suites and presidential suites will leave you spoilt for choice and with comfort. Then there are a number of in-house restaurants to choose from, each with its own specialty cuisine offering.

Sitting area at Chola Sheraton (from official website of Chola Sheraton)

Their Cheroot Malt and Cigar Lounge and Tranquebar are ideal to unwind in with a smoking cigar and a glass of sparkling wine. A spa, Kaya Kalp, is in the offing. Their Rajendra ballroom is well suited and equipped to hold a range of meetings, symposiums, conferences and performances.

Restaurant at Chola Sheraton (from the official website of Chola Sheraton)

Address: No. 63, Mount Road, Guindy, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India- 600032

4. Vivanta by Taj- Fisherman's Cove

Fisherman’s Cove, now called Vivanta by Taj — Fisherman’s Cove is one of the top most hotels in Chennai. Built on the ruins of the ancient Kovalam Fort, this is a large beachfront hotel and counts among the best bases for a visit to Mamallapuram. The hotel has luxury rooms, and if you can shell out the charge, there are villas and cottages near the beach, innovatively designed, roomier and providing privacy without being isolated from the main building. There’s also a choice of three restaurants and an excellent spa.

Fishermen's Cove (from the official website of Fishermen's Cove)

Spa at Fishermen's Cove (from the official website of Fishermen's Cove)

Address: Covelong Beach, Kanchipuram Dist. 603112

5. Lemon Tree Hotel

Lemon Tree Hotel is yet another popular and familiar chain hotel, greeting guests with its signature cheerfulness. Comfort, luxury and attentive service, all at a price that is not too heavy on your pocket. Located within close proximity to TIDEL Park, Chennai’s IT hub, the hotel offers an array of well-maintained rooms to choose from.

Room at Lemon Tree (from the official website of Lemon Tree)

Ideal for business travellers and vacationers, there is an in-house fitness centre and swimming pool and a business centre along with provision of complimentary WI-Fi. Their in-house multi-cuisine restaurant, Citrus Cafe, lays out an incredible spread, be it breakfast, lunch or dinner. A major highlight of the hotel is their ladies-only floor, catering to women travellers. With so much on its platter, it is surely one of the famous hotels in Chennai.

Restaurant at Lemon Tree (from the official website of Lemon Tree)

Address: 72, Sardar Patel Road, Guindy, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India- 600032

6. Residency Hotel

Welcome to Residency Hotel, a 3-star property in Chennai that promises a delightful stay experience for its guests. Located close to airport, the hotel is easily accessible from major bus stands and railway station as well. You can choose from a range of above 200 tastefully done up rooms which come with all the modern facilities.

Sitting area at Residency Hotel (from the official website of Residency Hotel)

Some other notable features of this hotel include a health club, coffee shop, well-stocked bar, round the clock taxi service, meeting and conference facilities. In addition, there are two in-house restaurants, Spice Jar, the multi-cuisine restaurant, and The Crown, the rooftop restaurant.

Restaurant at hotel (from the official website of Residency Hotel)

7. Hotel New Woodlands

Central location and moderately priced rooms gives Hotel New Woodlands an edge over other establishments. Situated a stone's throw from Marina Beach, the hotel is one of the better budget accommodation option and ideally suited for those keeping a close tab on their vacation budget.

Typically, the rooms are clean, well furnished and equipped with necessary modern facilities. Their in-house restaurant is a delightful treat. Called Vrindavan, it is an all vegetarian affair and offers deliciously aromatic South Indian cuisine. Their in-house swimming pool comes at a charge of INR 100/head. All in all, a nice option for budget travellers in Chennai.

Address: 72-75, Dr. Radhakrishnan Road, Mylapore, Chennai, 600004
Telephone: +91-44-28113111

8. The Raintree Hotel

Raintree Hotel's claim to fame is more than just the fact that it is south India's first premier eco hotel. Bamboo furnishings and cozy ambience make the rooms at Raintree perfect to unwind in and get your vacation going. The hotel suites, 5 in total, have their own jacuzzi. Situated 12 km from the airport and about 8 km from the railway station, Raintree hotel offers much convenience when it comes to location. It has two branches in Chennai.

Raintree (from official Facebook page of Raintree)

The hotel provides a range of complimentary and paid services including car hire, travel desk, airport and railway transfer. For the business travellers there is a business centre and meeting and conference rooms to set up in. A gym, swimming pool and spa takes care of all your relaxation needs. Dining in at the hotel's restaurants is a sheer joy. Choose from their multi-cuisine restaurant, Rainbow, to their rooftop restaurant, Above Sea Level.

Pool area at Raintree (from official Facebook page of Raintree)

Address: 120, St. Mary's Road, Alwarpet, Chennai, 600018
Telephone: +91-44-42252525

9. Nayagara Hotel

At an unbeatable price and exceedingly attentive service, Nayagara Hotel is one of the better budget accommodation option in the city. Simple, no-frills affair, the hotel's rooms are well furnished and equipped with all the necessary modern facilities. Located a short distance away from the railway station, the hotel comes with its own in-house multi-cuisine restaurant as well as bar.

Address: 15 United India Colony, Kodambakkam, Chennai, 600024
Telephone: +91-44-24818283

10. Samaya Inn a Lane

If a home away from home experience is what you are looking for on your Chennai trip, we suggest you to try Samaya Inn a Lane. While locating it can be a bit of a task, the place is more of a bed and breakfast and run with the personal touch of one. Ideal for business travellers and families as well and there is an option for renting out the apartments for the expatriates for an year or couple of months as well.

Room at Samaya (from official website of Samaya)

There are a total of 8 rooms, each equipped with all the necessary modern facilities. There is a kitchenette on the top floor of the B & B where you can whip up meals for yourself. Located in the middle of a bustling, upscale market many excellent restaurants are within walking distance of the Samaya Inn a Lane.

Sitting area at Samaya (from the official website of Samaya)

Address: Old No. 5 and 6 III Street, Wallace Garden, Nungambakkam, Chennai, 600006
Telephone: +91-91767-26292

Take your pick from these famous hotels in Chennai and settle in for a memorable and relaxing vacation.

Pooja Sharma Feb 01 2015
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Simply awesome accommodation, options for vacation were marvelous. I love the resorts.
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