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Vivanta By Taj - Connemara - Chennai

Binny Road, Chennai, India, 600002  show map
 5 stars
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Vivanta By Taj - Connemara - Chennai

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Paid parking

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Cafe

Shuttle

Airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Overview

The deluxe 5-star Vivanta By Taj - Connemara Hotel is set in the center of Chennai. The hotel was opened in 1891, offering accommodation in a 4-story building designed in the imperial style.

The property lies within 1300 meters from Sankara Nethralaya. Guests can get to Chennai city center, which is 2 km away.

A temple and a museum are set within walking distance.

Vivanta By Taj - Connemara Hotel is around 20 minutes' drive from Madras International (meenambakkam) airport.

Rooms

There are 150 modern rooms appointed with complimentary wireless internet, individual climate control, a laptop safe, television and an iron with ironing board. The rooms look on to the city. The rooms offer elegant decor.

Eat & Drink

The property features a 24-hour restaurant serving contemporary dishes. Offering various dining options, Subway and Cookie Man are about 5-minute walk away.

A buffet breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

Guests can make use of 24-hour reception, room service and newspaper service as well as free parking, a hairdresser and a luggage storage.

Relax

Leisure facilities include a night club and a swimming pool. Active guests will benefit from a gym and a fitness center available on the premises.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   150.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Lift
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Hairdresser
  • Beauty salon

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre

Services

  • Airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Car rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Doctor on call
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Buffet breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Garden area
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Mini-bar
  • Turndown service
  • Trouser press
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

hotel Vivanta By Taj - Connemara - Chennai Chennai location
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Hotel Address:

Binny Road, Chennai, India, 600002

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City Centre
  • Chennai
    4600 ft
Airports
  • Madras International (meenambakkam) (MAA)
    8.1 mi
  • Tirupati (TIR)
    62.3 mi
Train Stations
  • Egmore Railway Station
    1.1 mi
  • Chennai Central Railway Station
    1.7 mi
Restaurants
  • Subway
    200 ft
  • Cup 'N' Saucer
    400 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    150

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center4300 ft

Places of interest

  • Indian Overseas Bank700 ft
  • MRF Limited3000 ft
  • Consulate Of Belgium4000 ft
  • Indian Bank5000 ft
  • Parthasarathy Temple5000 ft
  • Regional Meteorological Centre1.0 mi
  • Alliance Francaise of Madras1.1 mi
  • Stella Mary's College1.2 mi
  • AVM Rajeswari Kalyana Mandapam1.2 mi
  • Royal Thai Consulate General1.4 mi
  • Korea Embassy1.4 mi
  • University of Madras1.4 mi

Train stations

Shopping areas

  • Spencer Plaza Mall400 ft
  • Express Avenue Mall1400 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

Stadiums

  • Ma Chidambaram Stadium1.1 mi

Museums

  • Government Museum Chennai3300 ft

Public parking

Local attractions

  • Sri Parthasarathy Temple1.2 mi
    Singarachari Street
  • Marina Beach1.6 mi
    Chennai (Madras)India
  • Valluvar Kottam Monument1.4 mi
    Kodambakkam High Road and Village Road Nungambakkam
  • Kamakshi Amman Temple1.3 mi
    Mangadu
  • T Nagar, Ranganathan Street1.5 mi
    Ranganathan Street

Near the hotel

  • Spencer Plaza 300 ft
    769, Anna Salai
  • Express Avenue Mall1800 ft
    Club House Rd, Express Estate Royapettah
  • National Art Gallery 3500 ft
    Panthian Road Egmore
  • The Faraway Tree Gallery4300 ft
    7, Rutland Gate 6th Street Nungambakkam
  • Dash N Splash500 ft
    103/1A, Mevallurkupam Village Sriperumbudur Taluk
  • Government Museum3000 ft
    Pantheon Road
  • Egmore Museum3800 ft
    Pantheon Road, Egmore, Chennai (Madras)

Restaurants nearby

  • Subway200 ft

    Address: S-84, 2nd Floor, Phase 3, Spencer Plaza, Anna Salai
    Phone: 44-42118800

    70% likes this, based on 51 reviews
    Price Range: USD 5 - USD 10

  • Cookie Man400 ft

    Address: F III A, 1st Floor, Spencers Plaza Phase 2, Anna Salai
    Phone: 28492638

    64% likes this, based on 11 reviews
    Price Range: USD 5 - USD 10

  • Club House1000 ft

    Address: Taj Mount Road, 2, Club House Road
    Phone: 66313131

    67% likes this, based on 32 reviews
    Price Range: USD 25 - USD 100

  • Cup 'N' Saucer400 ft

    Address: F-100, 1st Floor, Sencers Plaza Phase 2, Anna Salai
    Phone: 28494698

    90% likes this, based on 12 reviews
    Price Range: USD 7 - USD 12

  • Ponnusamy1000 ft

    Address: #24, Wellington Estate Ethiraj Salai Egmore
    Phone: 28270784

    56% likes this, based on 60 reviews
    Cuisine: Indian

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    150

Hotel Awards

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Vivanta By Taj - Connemara Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Vivanta By Taj - Connemara

Average guest rating

8.6out of 10
Superb
Based on 108 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    8.0

    The service at Distil was outstanding. Staff are very attentive.

    The food was good - not brilliant. We wanted a quiet day at the hotel so ate there - there are much better choices in the city for much better value - and not far away.

  • Single
    10.0

    From the time I arrived to the time I departed I was treated like an absolute King. The staff was extremely friendly and went out of their way to make me comfortable. The check-in was immediate with a delectable welcome Lichi drink. After that I was escorted to my room which was big by any standard. And the response to room service was almost instantaneous. Concierge was extremely helpful when I asked some directions to a nearby place. Overall, I would rate this as, perhaps, the best hotel in India. Kudos to it - I am a fan for life!!

  • Single
    5.8

    The area and cleanliness is good

    The taxation policy is not transparent. It has lot of ambiguities.

  • Single
    7.0

    Very friendly, helpful staff - a quiet room - no noise from other guests.

    The room was FREEZING- the a/c was not working properly. I asked for help as I could not get warm and the bedding felt cold and damp. In the end I had to turn off the whole unit. The meal I ordered at 9:30 pm was cold when it arrived - rather disappointing too.I found that I did not get value for money for the price I paid for the room and meals. I have stayed in many hotels around the world and I was really looking forward to staying here - but it was disappointing.

  • Single
    8.2

    This is a very nice hotel and if you like that colonial vibe then this is the place for you.

    Wifi is not free - I fully believe that you are losing business as a result of this archaic policy.

  • Single
    4.6

    Surprises about higher room charges tax calculations.

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    We stayed for 2 nights in March 2012. We were fortunate to have been upgraded to a heritage room which is on the top floor and looks over the lovely pool. The room was reached by walking across the top of the plant filled atrium which was beautiful and airy and light. Our room was huge, with two separate seating areas along with a ginormous and comfortable bed with lovely clean squishy pillows. We had fresh flowers and fruit delivered daily and the room was kept immaculate and housekeeping was more than once a day. The reception staff were helpful and polite. The pool was just perfect for relaxing by with attentive but unobtrusive staff bringing free drinks along just when you wanted - and it is 20 metres long - so good for a proper swim. Our flight was very late so we were provided with a courtesy room to freshen up and sort ourselves out in after checking out.

    The mosquitos were an issue - I got bitten round my ankles lots in the restaurant, despite the best efforts of a man with an electronic zapper racquet. Having to pay 200rupees an hour for the wifi was extortion as all the other hotels we stayed at in India gave us free wifi. The food bills seemed to mount up from what they said on the menu to how they appeared on the final statement - there seem to be loads of taxes and charges and sometimes the menu prices are unclear, so if you are watching your budget then beware!

  • Single
    8.2

    The staff at the Connemara are always very friendly and welcoming.

  • Couple
    9.2

    Staff, Restaurants, Room size and services

    Wi-Fii and breakfast not included

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    Everything, specially very courteous and caring staff members of hotel. I would specifically like to mention that senior executives like Mr. Vijay Shrikent (General Manager)and Mr.Ashirbad Praharaj (Accomodations Manager) of this Taj property have all the time for their hotel guests and ensure that guests problems,if any,are taken care of immediately. They truly are well versed in art of hospitality.

  • Single
    3.8

    In city

    Old, not maintained, spoils TAJ’s reputation

  • Single
    8.2

    Old style contemporary design.

    Possible tendency to alter the old contemporary style in bits and pieces.. Will loose its unique quality.

  • Single
    9.6

    Excelent service and The Asian Restaurant.

  • Family with children
    10.0

    In sipmle words Vivanta Connemara was "True Spirit of Hospitality"

    They should include access to internet and other fbusiness related acilites Free of cost to Guests.

  • Single
    9.6

    As usual: the stay was a pleasure

How to reach hotel

hotel Vivanta By Taj - Connemara - Chennai Chennai location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Binny Road, Chennai, India, 600002

Get directions
City Centre
  • Chennai
    4600 ft
Airports
  • Madras International (meenambakkam) (MAA)
    8.1 mi
  • Tirupati (TIR)
    62.3 mi
Train Stations
  • Egmore Railway Station
    1.1 mi
  • Chennai Central Railway Station
    1.7 mi
Restaurants
  • Subway
    200 ft
  • Cup 'N' Saucer
    400 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    150

Hotel Awards

IndianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedChennaiVivanta By Taj - Connemara

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Spa Hotels in India

Use Badge