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4 star hotels in Chennai

Discussion in 'Tamil Nadu' started by KayShah, Apr 12, 2017.

  1. KayShah

    KayShah New Member

    I would like some help in finding some 4-star hotels in Chennai. I don't know about the city and don't have a clue where I would even start looking for a hotel. Hence I have joined the forum to get help from those who know about the area.

    My maximum budget is Rs3400, and I hope that breakfast is included in this cost. Other plus points for the hotel would be a swimming pool and gym.
     


  2. briannagodess

    briannagodess Well-Known Member

    Hello, welcome to the forum!

    Hotels Chennai.
    (Images from Richard, Richard, Chris and Reflected Serendipity)

    Overview

    The city of Chennai is the capital of the state of Tamil Nadu. It is ever bustling and hustling, just like any metro city of the country. But what truly makes it stand out is the sheer abundance of heritage and culture that the city has to offer to tourists. From its colonial era buildings, to the number of theatres of the city, there's no shortage of places here to expose you to what the city is all about. You also can't miss the delicious and varied South Indian cuisine dishes offered by the city, which in contrast to the usual notion that they are just mainly idlis and dosas. In this guide, we would highlight some of the best four-star hotels in Chennai, fondly referred to by locals as Madras.

    Best Four-Star Hotels in Chennai (Under Rs. 3,400/Night)

    1. Avenue 11 Boutique Residences - First up is the Avenue 11 Boutique Residences, located in Poes Garden, to the southern side of Chennai. It is just under three kilometres from the most popular religious attraction of the city, the Kapaleeshwar Temple. This is a small property, with just around 14 rooms and suites housed in this apartment-style building. The facade is of pure white accentuated by some brick-like portions. The reception is very simple, almost homely in vibe, with marble flooring and cozy furniture. You can choose between two types of accommodation, the Standard Room and the Suite, with the former being more affordable. Both are very spacious, contemporary in design and neutral in hues. Fitted with modern amenities such as television, kettle and safety deposit locker, a stay in any of these rooms is every bit as comfortable as it is luxurious. They also have a small on-site restaurant which serves mainly Indian cuisine dishes. Meals are cooked in home style so suitable for the health-conscious individuals. Restaurants that are within walking distance from the hotel are Dario's and Ente Keralam. Facilities offered by the hotel are limited like an airport shuttle, parking, luggage storage and business center. Internet can be accessed from the hotel lobby, free of charge for staying guests.
    • Room Rate/s - Standard Room at Rs. 3,353/Night (Inclusive of Taxes)
    • Room Amenities - Air Conditioning, Television, Kettle, Safety Deposit Locker, Work Desk Station, Coffee Table With Chair and Attached Bathroom
    • Hotel Facilities - Restaurant, Airport Shuttle, Parking, Luggage Storage, Business Centre and Internet
    • Address - No. 11, Raghava Veera, Poes Garden, Teynampet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600086, India
    • Contact Number - +91 44 4218 2000
    Avenue.
    Avenue 11 Boutique Residences (Image from Booking)

    2. MGM Eastwoods - The MGM Eastwoods is located in Injambakkam, just a kilometre away from the VGP Golden Beach Resort. The VGP Beach is also just within walking distance from the hotel. Nestled in lush greenery of well-manicured lawns and palm trees, this property is a true respite from the city's concrete jungles. It has a pure white facade, separated into various wings and accentuated by pink-defined walls. The reception is simple but exudes a beach vibe with its thatched sitting areas. They have two types of accommodation, their Deluxe Room and Suite, with the former being more affordable. Both are very spacious with minimalist designs. Interiors are modern while the furnishings are basic. For dining, their on-site restaurant is named Virundu, which serves Continental, Chinese and Indian cuisines dishes. The restaurant has an indoor and outdoor sitting areas, so take your pick and dine comfortably per your choice. Just a short distance from the hotel are two dining alternatives, Charcoal Kitchen to the north and Hot Kitchen to the south. There's a small outdoor swimming pool on the ground courtyard complete with sun loungers. There's also an indoor games centre where sports like billiards, carom and table tennis can be enjoyed. The hotel also provides for facilities for outdoor games such as volleyball and badminton. Also not missing are facilities such as conference halls, travel desk, parking, airport shuttle and children's play area. Internet can be accessed all throughout the property without any charges, but signal is not assured in some rooms.
    • Room Rate/s - Deluxe Room at Rs. 3,056/Night (Inclusive of Taxes & Breakfast)
    • Room Amenities - Air Conditioning, Television, Minibar, Safety Deposit Locker, Work Desk Station, Electric Kettle, Closet and Attached Bathroom
    • Hotel Facilities - Restaurant, Swimming Pool, Indoor Games, Outdoor Games, Conference Halls, Travel Desk, Parking, Shuttle, Children's Play Area and Internet
    • Address - No. 1/240, East Coast Road, Injambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600041, India
    • Contact Number - +91 98 4051 9644
    MGM.
    MGM Eastwoods (Image from Booking)

    3. Eldoris Boutique Hotel - The Eldoris Boutique Hotel is just a two-minute walk to the Thiruvalluvar Nagar Beach. The property has a white and black facade, housed in a modern two-storey building. The reception is simple, with marble flooring and neutral colour motif. The accommodation options here are varied, from the basic Superior Room, to the more luxurious Deluxe Room and up to the opulent Suite. But within your budget rate, the first two room options are your best choices. The rooms are modern in design, but has this touch of elegance due to the use of hardwood flooring and traditional furnitures. They have large windows which provide either a view of the sea or the gardens. For dining, the property has three on-site restaurants that you can choose from. First is Samudra, their rooftop restaurant overlooking the Bay of Bengal, and offers grilled dishes along with seafood. Karma is their casual dining restaurant offering mainly South Indian cuisine dishes to guests. It has a laid-back ambience especially with the all-wooden interiors. And for the party lovers, there's the Turf Pub, where good music accompanies good food. You get a range of Chinese and South Indian cuisines dishes here plus some alcohol-based beverages such as whiskies, vodkas and beers. Other facilities such as a spa, fitness centre, swimming pool, conference hall and jacuzzi are also available in the hotel. Parking and luggage storage can also be availed and the good news is that they are free of charge. You can access the internet from any part of the property without any additional fees.
    • Room Rate/s - Superior Room at Rs. 2,310/Night and Deluxe Room at Rs. 2,730/Night (Inclusive of Taxes & Breakfast)
    • Room Amenities - Air Conditioning, Television, Minibar, Safety Deposit Locker, Work Desk Station, Electric Kettle and Attached Bathroom
    • Hotel Facilities - Restaurants, Bar, Spa, Fitness Centre, Swimming Pool, Conference Hall, Jacuzzi, Parking, Luggage Storage and Internet
    • Address - No. 35, Kaveri Nagar Street, Valmiki Nagar, Kalyani Nagar, Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600041, India
    • Contact Number - +91 95 0016 8885
    Eldoris.
    Eldoris Boutique Hotel (Image from Booking)

    4. Abu Sarovar Portico - The best feature of the Abu Sarovar Portico is that it is located right at the heart of the city. You can cover attractions like the Government Museum, Fort St. George and Chennai Railway Museum easily as they are all under seven kilometres from the property. The hotel has a pure white facade with some accents of grey in various sections. The reception is gorgeously laid, with a central atrium area giving you a view of the entire interiors and rooms from the grounds. With the whole lobby fitted with marble, it gleams and sparkles at any given time of the day. They have three types of accommodations, Superior Room, Deluxe Room and Suite. Of the three, the most affordable is the first option, which fits within your budget even with taxes. This room has a business-like appeal, with the hardwood flooring and just basic white-washed walls. From the windows, you can enjoy a panoramic view of the city. For the foodies, the on-site restaurant is named No. 926 and it serves Continental, Indian and Oriental cuisines dishes. It is best known for its scrumptious buffet spreads that they sometimes offer on very low rates. Vintage Bar is their lounge slash bar where you can order some alcohol-based beverages such as beers, wines and spirits. Other facilities such as a spa, banquet hall, travel desk, luggage storage and shuttle are also available in the hotel. Internet can be accessed in all areas of the hotel and is complimentary for staying guests.
    • Room Rate/s - Superior Room at Rs. 3,304/Night (Inclusive of Taxes)
    • Room Amenities - Air Conditioning, Television, Safety Deposit Locker, Work Desk Station, Tea/Coffee Maker and Attached Bathroom
    • Hotel Facilities - Restaurant, Bar, Spa, Banquet Hall, Travel Desk, Luggage Storage, Shuttle, Parking and Internet
    • Address - No. 926, Poonamallee High Road, Near Sangam Theater, Kilpauk, Egmore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600084, India
    • Contact Number - +91 44 6625 2525
    Abu.
    Abu Sarovar Portico (Image from Booking)

    5. Treebo Select Fortel - The Treebo Select Fortel is located in Egmore in Chennai. It is just a three-minute walk from the Egmore Railway Station. The property is housed in a modern building of around nine storeys in height. The reception is sophisticated, with marble fittings and regal furnitures. You can choose from three room types, Oak, Maple and Mahogany. Of these three, the most affordable is the first type, Oak. You can opt for either twin beds or a king-sized bed for the room. The interiors are mainly minimalist with touches of modernity. The flooring is hardwood and the furnitures are also made of wood. The bathroom has a glass-enclosed shower area and fitted mainly with marble inlays. For dining, you can choose between two restaurants. First is their Chinese cuisine restaurant, which has this oriental vibe with the red motif and traditional lamps. The other is their coffee shop which serves Indian cuisine dishes and has a very laid-back vibe. There's an on-site bar as well, where you can enjoy music coupled with cocktails or wines. Other facilities such as a fitness centre, business centre, banquet hall and parking are also available in the property. For internet, you can access it from anywhere in the hotel without any charges.
    • Room Rate/s - Oak at Rs. 2,402/Night (Inclusive of Taxes & Breakfast)
    • Room Amenities - Air Conditioning, Television, Safety Deposit Locker, Work Desk Station, Sofa, Electric Kettle and Attached Bathroom
    • Hotel Facilities - Restaurants, Bar, Fitness Centre, Business Centre, Banquet Hall, Parking and Internet
    • Address - No. 3, Gandhi Irwin Road, Near Egmore Railway Station, Egmore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600008, India
    • Contact Number - +91 93 2280 0100
    Treebo.
    Treebo Select Fortel (Image from Booking)

    Conclusion

    This ends our guide on the best four-star hotels in Chennai. As you can see, your options are not as varied, considering the criteria you have mentioned. So for Rs. 3,400 per night and under, you have 5 options for mid-range properties in the city. All of the rates mentioned above include taxes and some even include breakfast already. There are more four-star properties in Chennai but they are out of your budget range. If you would rather stay near the city centre, your best options are Abu Sarovar Portico or Treebo Select Fortel. The other properties are good options if you want to stay away from the busy city centre.

    I hope this helps you!:)