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Chennai was formerly known as Madras. It is the fourth capital to the state of Tamil Nadu, and the fourth largest metropolitan city of India. Flanked by Tamil tradition and culture, the city is predominated by Dravidian style temples and architectural buildings influenced by the Portuguese from ancient history. Hotels in Chennai excel in providing a warm welcome and incomparable hospitality, which force tourists from all across the world to rush to this beautiful city in India. Chennai is also famous for having the second longest seashore in the world, which can be viewed from many Chennai hotels which are located near the beach.
Chennai is well known for its innumerable religious sites and architectural buildings which date back to many centuries. Some of them worth visiting are Santhome Cathedral which was built by the Portuguese in the 14th century, the famous Anderson Church, the Kapaleeshwar temple, the Doveton House, Little Mount Shrine and the Jain Temple as well. There are several art museums which showcase Tamil culture, art and form in full swing. Some have been marked as contemporary landmarks like the Cholamandal Artista Village, while others are a reflection of the city’s past history like the Government Museum and the State Art Gallery. Special attractions for children include a visit to the crocodile bank, Snake park, T N Science and technology center, Children’s park, Dash N Splash water park and VGP Universal Kingdom. Other than these Chennai has an undulating coastline covered by shimmering white sands. Some of its beautiful beaches are Besant Nagar beach and Marina Beach which is even considered as one of the best urban beaches of the world.
Good Chennai hotels, with 100% guest recommendation, include the Beverly Hotel, Chennai. It is a 3-star property, offering aesthetic ambiance and luxurious opulence,along with a professional approach towards service and hospitality. It is located at a distance of 4 kn from the central Railway Station and 18 km from the airport. The hotel is centrally air-conditioned and includes an automatic climate control panel in every individual room, which is well equipped with all modern amenities. The charges for per night stay here are Rs. 3,938, which includes complimentary breakfast as well.
Hotel Ranjith is another Chennai hotel with 100% recommendation from its visitors. This is one of the popular budget hotels in Chennai. It is centrally located at a distance of 6 km from the Railway Station and 15 km from the airport. It offers modest and well-maintained rooms and is very close to the American and German embassy. The hotel consists of an in-house multi-cuisine restaurant, offering sumptuous South Indian delicacies as well. For every night stay here, one has to spend Rs. 1,962, which is like a steal, as compared to the services that it offers.
Among other good hotels in Chennai is Hotel Aadithya. It is a 2-star budget hotel with 100% guest recommendation. It offers multifarious facilities and is located at a distance of 10 km from the airport and 20 km from the Railway station. The room tariffs in this magnificent and impressive hotel is Rs. 3,375 per night.