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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in the heart of Chennai awaits you at Taj Connemara. You'll be 1.7 km (1.1 mi) from Consulate General of the United States, Chennai and 2.7 km (1.7 mi) from University of Madras. Highlights at this hotel include a full-service spa, a restaurant and an outdoor swimming pool.

All 147 rooms feature LED TVs with satellite channels, and you can enjoy free WiFi, coffee/tea makers and free newspapers. Minibars provide refreshments, and room service makes dining in an option. Nice touches include bathrobes, slippers and free toiletries. Additionally, ceiling fans, safes and hairdryers are available.

A day of pampering at Jiva Spa can include massages and facials. The restaurant, The Verandah, is open for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. The hotel's own bar/lounge is a nice place to enjoy a drink. Enjoy the 24-hour health club, steam room and pool loungers. Business travellers can take advantage of a conference centre and a business centre. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/café and laundry facilities. Each morning buffet breakfast is served between 7 AM and 10:30 AM. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

With a stay at this 5-star Central Chennai hotel, you'll be 3.2 km (2 mi) from Marina Beach and 4.2 km (2.6 mi) from St. Mary's Church.

Heritage Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
AU$103* Per night/room 28 Oct. - 29 Oct.

Heritage Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Colonial Room King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Luxury Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Luxury Grande Room King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Reviews from Trip Advisor

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85.0% of guests recommend out of 1141 reviews

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Property Features

Taj Connemara offers its guests a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a 24-hour health club. There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. There's an onsite business centre. A steam room, spa services, and a terrace are also featured at the luxury Taj Connemara. You'll have access to the outdoor pool at a partner property. A round-trip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. Free self parking is available. A complete renovation of Taj Connemara was completed in September 2018. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 5-star Chennai hotel.

  • 147 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • Built in 1861
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Conference centre
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Chennai (MAA-Chennai Intl.) (18.1 km / 11.2 mi)
  • Train station: Chennai Egmore Station (2.3 km / 1.4 mi)
  • Metro station: LIC Metro Station (0.6 km / 0.4 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking; valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Taj Connemara offers 147 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and a safe. 49-inch LED televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include a complimentary bathrobe, complimentary slippers, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. This Chennai hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include complimentary newspapers and telephones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Separate bedroom
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LED television
  • Satellite channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast daily from 7 AM to 10:30 AM.

The Verandah – Overlooking the pool, this restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open 24 hours.

The Raintree – Overlooking the garden, this fine-dining restaurant specialises in Indian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Reservations are required. Open daily.

The Verandah – Overlooking the pool, this coffee shop serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool, a 24-hour health club and a steam room.

Spa Services

  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Massages

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available upon request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details.

To register at this property, guests who are Indian citizens must provide a valid photo identity card issued by the Government of India; Permanent Account Number (PAN) cards will not be accepted due to national regulations. Guests who are foreign nationals must present a valid passport and visa.

Indian citizens must show a PAN card at check-out for cash transactions exceeding INR 25000.

Taxes are subject to change based on Goods and Services Tax (GST) implementation. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Airport transport is offered on request 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. For details, please contact the property in advance.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 12 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Debit cards
  • Number of children who can stay for free – 12

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: INR 1298 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: INR 4832 per vehicle (roundtrip)
  • Valet parking fee: INR 0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Free WiFi in public areas has a 4-device limit.

Awards & Affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in EarthCheck, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

  • The property is a member of Heritage Hotels of India.
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