As winter are fast approaching, most of you would be planning a vacation with your friends or family. If you are tired of visiting the typical holidaying spots up in the Himalayas, you should consider visiting the equally amazing southern parts of India.
One such wonderful place to visit this winter is Chennai. Originally known as Madras, Chennai is renowned for its luxurious hotels, spectacular beaches and cultural heritage. Apart from this, this state is also one of the biggest educational and economical centers of South India. If you are in Chennai and wondering where to make a reservation, here are top 5 hotels near Velachery, that are sure to make your stay more comfortable and memorable. Read on!
1. Design Hotel Chennai by jüSTa
Merely at a distance of 9 kilometers from Chennai International Airport and 13.5 kilometers from Chennai Central Railway Station, the Design Hotel Chennai by Justa is a newly inaugurated luxury hotel in Phoenix Market City Mall. The hotel reflects a beautiful blend of the South Indian tradition and modernity.
The hotel has four different corridors: Maya, Nunya, Ati and Roop. The rooms in each corridors have a unique design concept. These rooms are equipped with air conditioner, flat-screen TV and other modern amenities with some of the rooms featuring sitting area. The bathrooms are fitted with rain shower and premium toiletries.
The hotel also has its own beautiful restaurant, the Annam Cafe. This cafe has been designed with an aim of reminiscing the essence of Tamil culture and also showcasing the right amount of modernity to it.
2. Hilton Chennai
Hilton Chennai is another luxury hotel in the city, which features swimming pool, fitness center and wide range of dining options as well as free parking. The rooms of Hilton Chennai are fitted with large glass windows from floor to ceiling offering an amazing view. The rooms are equipped with flat screen television, minibar, personal safe, mp3 player, alarm clock and iPod docking station as well. Hilton Chennai also has a restaurant called Ayna that serves specialty cuisine from across the country.
3. The Westin Chennai, Velachery
The Westin Chennai is located at a comfortable driving distance from Tidel Park, Ascendas and Ramanujan IT City. The hotel features air-conditioned rooms, an outdoor swimming pool and 3 food and beverage options. The rooms are designed in soft colors and offer various amenities. Some of the rooms also offer the beautiful city view. The hotel also provides spa facilities. You can enjoy flavorsome international dishes at Seasonal Tastes and cocktails and light refreshments at Willows.
4. Park Hyatt Chennai
Park Hyatt Chennai is located in vicinity of the Governor’s Residence, and Guindy Forest Reserve. The rooms are well-equipped with all modern amenities such as flat-screen satellite TV, DVD player, iPod dock and offer a great view of the city as well as the forest reserve. The hotel also has an in-house Spa named Antahpura. Besides this, the guests can also enjoy their meals at Flying Elephant, a multi-cuisine restaurant with open kitchen.
5. Lemon Tree Hotel, Shimona, Chennai
Lemon Tree Hotel offers outdoor swimming pool, fitness centre, spa and health club to its guests. The hotel has well air-conditioned rooms that include amenities like satellite TV, minibars, electric kettle and private bathrooms with hairdryer and bathrobes. The hotel has 24-hour front desk, concierge desk and a billiard table. Some of the other highlights of the hotel include luggage storage and free parking facility. There is also a cafe called Citrus, which serves delicious Indian and international cuisines.
So, what are you waiting for? Just pack your bags and get ready to explore the beautiful capital city of Tamil Nadu!