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Vivanta by Taj - Connemara, Chennai

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Tennyson, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for my first few days in India. It was great for getting over the culture shock at the start of a trip. Hotel was excellent, top food and great rooms. Gym and pool were good. Some parts of the hotel were being renovated which is great. Location really suited me. Very quiet off the street but out...

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Dear Mr. Adam, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj - Connemara! Thank you for your recent review on Tripadvisor! We are glad that the hotel in terms of its offerings, services, location met up to your expectations. Your kind words of praise will surely help take our team motivation levels higher. It is of great importance to us when a guest...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We had a deluxe room for one night. It was large, looked about 35 m, and large reasonably comfortable bed, adequate if old fashioned wardrobe space, good size bathroom, but in need of a good deep clean...poorly patched up door frames where they had been knocked about,,and generally a bit dull and gloomy. Everything worked , AC efficient without being...

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj - Connemara! Thank you for your recent review on Tripadvisor! We are glad that the hotel in terms of its offerings, services, location met up to your expectations. We have taken note of your feedback and all these points shall be addressed during our upcoming renovation plan. It is of great importance to...

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 23 October 2016

The hotel has good dining facilities and an affordable lunch buffet with a view of the swimming pool. This hotel is a budget 5 star property and well connected to the other parts of the city. You will love this hotel while going through the history it has to share with its guests.

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj - Connemara! Thank you for your recent review on Tripadvisor! We are glad that the hotel in terms of its offerings, services, location met up to your expectations. Your kind words of praise will surely helps take our team motivation levels higher. It is of great importance to us when a guest takes...

Coimbatore, India
Reviewed 22 October 2016

goodinfrastructure clean facing city nearer to city airport railway station best place for shopping.ac attached bar twenty four hours busy.allvariety of seafoods all non veg and veg foods are tasty and hygienic. best drinking water available

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Ahmedabad, India
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Best Hotel in Chennai.Grand corridor, Grand room, Great health club and swimming pool. It's value for money If you compare with other hotels, it is definitely cheap. Forget travel by cab, when you are in hotel, it's a royal experience.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

A long established favourite, though not been for some years. getting a little dated in parts, and all the better for that as it feels like a lived in hotel. the situation remains wonderful, and eating good food on the terrace by the beach is one of those luxuries everyone understands! good and attentive service, and a special place to...

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj - Connemara! Thank you for your recent review on Tripadvisor! We are glad that the hotel in terms of its offerings and services met up to your expectations. Thank you for your kind words of praise. It surely helps take our team motivation levels higher. We look forward to your future visits and...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 15 October 2016

I will remember my one night stay for the excellent service I received on arrival, delicious lamb biriyani served with love and a lovely spread of breakfast choices. Vivanta has a character which invites you back.

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Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We love old heritage hotels but appreciate they're not for everyone. This hotel was the first grand hotel in what was British Madras and the Taj group seem to have been keeping it in good condition by looking after it well. The hotel is currently undergoing a major refurb, so only 35 or so rooms were in use during our...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful property which actually is a heritage building. Value for money with decent size gym, swimming pool and steam room. Highlight of the hotel is their staff and their customer services. I was received by the duty manager Iqbal who went extra mile to help me in the early of hours of the morning. I had to...

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Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

With lot of expectations we decided to stay at taj vivanta but we had a bad experience on the first night stay there. There were lot of mosquitoes and we got bitten in spite of having the repellent on in the room. At last since we couldn't sleep at all we called up reception early morning 5 and informed them....

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
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  • Free Parking
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  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Vivanta by Taj - Connemara, Chennai is the city's only heritage hotel, built in 1854 as the Imperial Hotel, renamed Albany in 1886, finally re-established as The Connemara in 1890. It was an Art Deco look that the Connemara sported when it ‘reopened’ in 1937. And the legendary architect Geoffrey Bawa added his touch to the tower block and linking pool in 1974. Today it is infused with the spirited style of Vivanta by Taj. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vivanta by Taj - Connemara, Chennai

Address: Binny Road, Chennai (Madras) 600002, India
Region: India > Tamil Nadu > Chennai District > Chennai (Madras) > Nungambakkam
Price Range: RM1,464 - RM1,589 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Vivanta by Taj - Connemara, Chennai 5*
Number of rooms: 150
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Also Known As:
Vivanta By Taj - Connemara, Chennai Hotel Chennai (Madras)
Hotel Taj Connemara Chennai
Hotel Style:
#11 Spa Hotel in Chennai (Madras)
#12 Luxury Hotel in Chennai (Madras)
#13 Romantic Hotel in Chennai (Madras)
#16 Family Hotel in Chennai (Madras)
#17 Business Hotel in Chennai (Madras)
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“best location niseless”
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“Garden view is better. City view is not good sight.”
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