Crowne Plaza Chennai Adyar Park
Set in Chennai’s upscale Alwarpet neighbourhood, this high-end hotel in an imposing modern building with a pillared portico is 2.4 km from Arulmigu Kapaleeswarar Temple and 5 km from Marina Beach.
Refined rooms and suites have free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and minibars. Upgraded rooms add rainfall showerheads, while club rooms offer access to a private lounge with free breakfast and an airport shuttle. Suites add living rooms, massage chairs and/or butlers. Room service is available.
There are 3 restaurants, a 24-hour eatery and a wood-panelled bar/lounge, as well as an outdoor pool and a fitness room. Parking is complimentary.
THE RAINTREE HOTELS, CHENNAI, INDIA
This upscale business hotel is 3 km from both Mambalam railway station and Kapaleeshwarar Temple. It’s 6 km from Marina Beach.
The warmly decorated rooms offer free Wi-Fi and flat-screens, plus desks, tea and coffeemaking equipment and minibars. Upgraded rooms come with access to a private lounge. Studios add sitting areas and kitchenettes, while suites have separate living spaces. Room service is available 24/7.
A breakfast buffet and parking are complimentary. There are 6 bars and restaurants, including a 24/7 eatery, and rooftop options; 1 by a pool. Other amenities consist of a gym and a spa, as well as a business centre and meeting space.
The Raintree, Anna Salai
Phone: +91 44-2830 9999
The Raintree, St Mary’s Road
ITC GRAND CHOLA, CHENNAI
Next to Alexander Square’s park, this palatial hotel is 7.3 km from the Chennai International Airport, and 7.8 km from the Kapaleeswarar Temple.
Featuring elegant decor, the modern rooms have flat-screen TVs, minibars and WiFi for a fee. Upgraded rooms and sophisticated suites add 24-hour butler service with a charge and lounge access with free breakfast and refreshments. A separate floor is offered for single female guests.
There’s a stylish Italian eatery, an international buffet, plus a cigar lounge and a gourmet food shop. A pub has live entertainment. Perks include 3 gyms and 3 pools, plus a chic spa. Event space holds 3,000 guests.