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Chennai (formerly -- and in some cases locally still -- known as Madras) is the capital of the Southern India state of Tamil Nadu. As it's of the major metropolises in India, Chennai offers a lot of variety when it comes to accommodation, entertainment, cultural, and gastronomic experiences.
The city is huge, but there is a suburban train connecting different parts of the city and the outskirts. Same as the local buses, the train tends to get quite busy and some might find the experience stressful. Like anywhere else in India, taking an auto-rickshaw (motorized) or rickshaw (bicycle, also known as tuk-tuk by some travelers) is always an option, as drivers for both are always parked in strategical points or constantly driving by.
Apart from some famous religious sites (belonging to the Christian, Hindu, and Muslim faith), Chennai is famous for its extensive beachfront. This is not the kind of beach where people come for sunbathing or even swimming; the waters are rough and the local customs keep visitors from stripping down to get into the water, especially women. The beach is more a place to come to for walks and to have a snack; for travelers, it makes a perfect spot for people watching and -- if you get lucky and act friendly -- meet some locals and learn more about life in Chennai and India in general.
There is a lot on offer when it comes to hostels in Chennai, and some of them even cater to women only. Anna Nagar, Adyar, Velachery, Kilpauk, Abiramapuram, ECR, or OMR are considered nice areas to stay, so look for a Chennai hostel in one of these.
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Red Lollipop Hostel
"… well connected to public transport - Spacious lockers - Clean, functional bathrooms – Kind staff – Security cameras – TV Room - Comfortable and inviting common areas to socialize. We have frequent buses operating near the hostel to Mamallapuram and Pondicherry as low as 1$. No advance reservation required for these buses. We are located across the Mandavelli Bus depot and within 3 Kms proximity to all touristic places of...
Chennai Elements Hostel
"… All rooms are Air-conditioned. * FREE bed linen. * Free towel. Clean Bathrooms * FREE hot showers. * Cleaned 3 times a day. * All dormitories have a attached bathroom. * Custom Designed to keepup with the ambience of the room. * Tub. Cozy Living room * Internet access. * Library with books & games. * Lively international atmosphere. * TV Peaceful garden & roof top relaxation area * Great place to relax after a day of traveling...
Ace Women's Hostel
144 Kamaraj Nagar 3rd street ext, Choolaimedu
OfficeAngelz Women's Hostel
"Worst hostel -- BEWARE - What the hell! i have never seen those above mentioned amenities available in this hostel. not even one. no security. the warden ll not even open the gates during night and here it says "Pick-up and Drop at Night from/to Bus Stand or Railway Station". WTF. the only thing mentioned above which s available here s beauty parlor which is used ONLY by the warden. Security???? need to check with them whether they know the...
SKM Womens Hostel
"The SKM hostel puts you right in the heart of Chennai with the following facilities: Single, Double and Triple rooms (AC / Non AC) with bathroom attached 24 hrs Security Food - homely food Internet, Color TV, Washing Machine Transportation Facility Good quality beds,cupboard,chairs Tiles Floors" … "SKM VILLA WOMEN'S PG , 7/2 Sethu street, Nehru Nagar, Saligramam, Chennai 93, (Near Chinmaya nagar, Vadapalani and Koyambedu.) Ph...
saishelter working womens hostel
"1.5 km from koyambedu bus stand" … 50/5 Soundarya Colony, thirumangalam
Butterflies Ladies Hostel - T. Nagar Chennai
"… best ladies hostel in chennai (Review on google -95% of participants vote our hostel as the best ladies hostel in chennai). Listing out the facilities of our ladies hostel T.V in each room, Washing machines, Geyser, No EB charge , NO BUNK BEDS , NO HIDDEN COST , NO DUNGEON ROOMS , in the heart of chennai ,100 mts from bus stop frequent buses to koyambedu ,Thirumangalam, Adayar, Mount Road, Gemini,Chetpet .Butterflies...
"… railway station. There is a outdoor terrace restaurant and rooms is inclusive of breakfast and WiFi. There is travel desk available to help guests with the travel plan. 24 hours check in and check out with 24 hours reception and 24 hours security, room service, car parking on site. 3 seasons service apartments has 4 floor and the elevator is available. There are two bedroom apartment, one bedroom apartment and suite...
"Chennai Residency is located in the shopping hub of T.Nagar and is very close to the Marina beach which is 6 KMs away. The property is 14 KMs from Chennai airport, 3 KMs from Express Avenue shopping mall and 0.5 KM from Mambalam Railway Station. The Santhom Church is 6 KMs from the hotel. The property provides you the double rooms with below facilities: -Complete privacy in a serene ambience / Highly secure, guarded and gated...
Global Eves' Inn
"… bath room - Hi-Speed Wi-Fi connection* - Security round the clock - Friendly warden and workers - Waitress on call - TV in each room* - Well planned rooms with lots of air and light - 24hrs Water supply - No Power-cuts* - Feelings of living in home - Juices available at any time - Calm and silent Environment - All woman workers, working to your needs - Space for Two-wheeler Parking - Sports entertainment available* - Pure Drinking...
Dancing Waves Resort
"The balcony in every room faces the beach and sea shore. Guests can relax and enjoy the cool sea breeze right from the luxury of the room. There is an extra small room in the bottom 4 rooms where the guests can either use for cooking, if required. Our resort has a total of 6 rooms. Every room has double bed. And there is provision for extra bed. Every room faces the sea. Extra large spacious rooms with attached bathroom in every room."...
"We are a tasteful guesthouse in the heart of Chennai, closely located to all multi-national companies with a homely atmosphere. The facilities provided in the guest house include: - Cable TV - Geyser - Air conditioning - Laundry - STD & ISD - Multi cuisine good service round the clock. - 24 hrs check in & check out, House Keeping is done everyday - Generator back up facility. The guest house is located at...
"… />This property boasts 80 well-appointed accommodation units that are equipped with all the essential amenities to ensure you utmost comfort.GeneralThe hotel also offers well-appointed meeting rooms that cater to your important business and private events. There is also business centre available for carrying out administration works.Restaurant, Bar, 24-Hour Front Desk, Newspapers, Terrace, Non-Smoking Rooms, Rooms/Facilities for...
"… Melody puts everything the city has to offer just outside your doorstep. Featuring a complete list of amenities, guests will find their stay at the property a comfortable one. Facilities like Wi-Fi in public areas, elevator, 24-hour room service, concierge, car park are readily available for you to enjoy. Comfortable guestrooms ensure a good night's sleep with some rooms featuring facilities such as desk, air conditioning,...
"… the Hospitality Industry for over four decades. We provide Single / Double / Deluxe Rooms on Daily / Monthly basis at economical tariff with good service for a wide range of clients. We have no hidden costs. Feel @ Home when u stay with us. Check Out in 24 Hours @ your convenience. We are centrally located at Teynampet, Anna Salai, Chennai-600006 opposite Teynampet Police Station, next to Anna Flyover / Sterling Towers and...
Lemon Tree Hotel, Chennai
"… and voice mail Power outlets at desk level (adaptors available on request) Flat screen color TV with multi channel cable Tea and coffee maker Mini-bar with a bottle of packaged drinking water provided complimentary daily Full length mirror Automatic telephone wake up call service Food and Beverage Citrus Caf: The bright and inviting 24x7 multi-cuisine coffee shop. An eclectic all day dining menu includes Indian,...
Esthell Continental Hostels & Resorts
"… specialty conference and banquet rooms that can accommodate up to 500 guests. - Other Facilities: Some of the other features include doctor on call, cab on call, laundry services, valet parking and more. • Standard Rooms A compact room with all modern amenities like direct dial telephone, air conditioning, LCD TV, Internet access, Sat TV etc. • Studio Room Trendy rooms with modern amenities for a cosy stay. Non-smoking rooms...
Le Waterina - The Boutique Hotel
"… laptop sized safe ,Ipod –dock, Minibar , Tea & coffee making facilities and the private bath room is equipped with rain shower and comes with waffal bathrobes and toiletries. The Boutique hotel also offers Offering free parking , Day spa and roof top swimming pool . Complimentary buffet Breakfast served daily in karma Cafe which also offers lunch and Dinner which is open 24/7 . Guest have the option to order a lacarte and in...
The Royal Regency
"… Royal Regency has 103 rooms in 5 categories, namely, Executive, Premiere, Premiere Deluxe, Deluxe Suite and Premiere Suite. Surroundings Hotel Royal Regency is situated on the arterial road – Poonamallee High road which connects to the GST road near the Marina Beach. The other end of the PH road takes you to the Kilpauk Medical college & hospital, the industrial belt of Ambattur also to the automobile hub- Sriperumbadur. We are...
Oriental Inn Hotel & Residence
"… it a preferred choice among visitors. A very easy drive that is just 15 km from airport and 5 km from Railway Station would bring you to Oriental Inn. Standard rooms are modern type with air-conditioning, attached bath with Hot/Cold running water, Direct dial telephone, cable TV, refrigerator, Electric Kettle, free WiFi-Internet access in the room. Deluxe rooms are much more comfortable & elegant, equipped with modern furniture...
Meenakshi Paying Guest Accommodation
"24hrs water facility,homely food,safe & secure, near to bus stop, should pay one month amount as advance, should inform 15 days before checkout, (AVAILABLE ONLY FOR LADIES)................." … "Beside panna plaza. parallel to arcot road. near old ram theater, south chennai." … 3/20, Palayakaran Cross Street
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