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Vivanta by Taj - Connemara, Chennai

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Reviewed 25 June 2015

The Taj Hotels are simply the best for service and quality in India. My first time here I liked the music they were playing in the lobby so I asked the staff what it was with the thought that I could go buy it in a store. They did not know but said that they would find out. The next...

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gmovivanta, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Connemara, Chennai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj Connemara! We were delighted to learn that your stay experience was memorable, thanks to the hotel's historic charm and most important of all, our prided assets - people who work with us. Look forward to welcoming you back! With best wishes and kindest regards, Ahmar Siddiqui General Manager

delhi, India
Reviewed 23 June 2015

had a wonderful experience when stayed in the hotel for a relaxing weekend with family (including two kids). were provided with a mini suite as the kids were accompanying and it was extremely comfortable. the buffet menu was very diverse and delicious..

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj - Connemara! Thank you for your recent review on Tripadvisor. We appreciate your kind words for the hotel's product and services. Look forward to welcoming you back! With best wishes and kindest regards, Ahmar Siddiqui General Manager

Saint-Gilles, Reunion Island
Reviewed 22 June 2015

Very nice experience to come to the Taj Cornemara, after 2 weeks of exhausting trip all around India. I found the friendly welcome, and the quality of service I needed. I couls leave rejuvenate. The only bad point, the hotel being not responsible for it, is that surroundings are under construction. But maybe that is fast growing India.

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj - Connemara! Thank you for your recent review on Tripadvisor and taking time to pen down your feedback regarding your stay at our hotel. I am glad that you enjoyed the experience and we look forward to your future Visits to Vivanta by Taj, Connemara. Kind regards, Samrat Datta General Manager

Reviewed 21 June 2015

When in chennai stay at taj , enjoy best South Indian food at Rain tree, you have multiple choice of food, both in veg and non veg, if it is not raining enjoy dining out door, excellent service and very cooperative staff

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj - Connemara! Thank you for your recent review on Tripadvisor and your valuable feedback about the , food and services of the Rain tree Restaurant.I will pass on your encouraging words to the team and am sure it will be a morale booster for them. We look forward to your future visits and...

Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 20 June 2015

Wonderful service! To give the soapholder as a gift was very cute. To extend the late check out to 3.30 pm was not expected and wonderful! Your hotel is an oasis in this vively town! The waiter was extremly taking care about our wishes!

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj - Connemara! Thank you for your recent review on Tripadvisor and your valuable feedback about the facilities, and services of the hotel. I will pass on your encouraging words to the team and am sure it will be a morale booster for them. We look forward to your future visits and assure you...

Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

I stayed at Taj Connemara for a day and the experience was great. The hotel property is not very big and luxury facilities too are limited but there is an old world charm to this place and you can feel the soul of an old luxury hotel. The staff is extremely courteous and friendly. I was given a courtesy upgrade...

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj Connemara! We thank you for your recent review on Tripadvisor! We were delighted to learn that your stay experience was memorable, thanks to the hotel's historic charm and most important of all, our prided assets - people who work with us. Look forward to welcoming you back! Kind regards, Samrat Datta General Manager

Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 20 June 2015

Taj Connemara is a quaint place nestled in the hum drum of the Chennai city. It is a small heritage hotel with lovely rooms & services. The rooms are quite spacious with all the amenities of a good 5 star & the bathrooms are neat & clean. There is hardly any pool view on the first floor rooms as there...

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj - Connemara! Thank you for your recent review on Tripadvisor. We appreciate your kind words for the hotel's product and services. Look forward to welcoming you back! Kind regards, Samrat Datta General Manager

Paris, France
Reviewed 17 June 2015

My very first passage to India, and th' stay in this lovely hotel will not fade away in my memory. Elegant room in colonial style, lovely swimming pool with a lot of green vegetation, spider lilies (flower), few banana trees and a mongoos. Five stars for the indian breakfast ! Staff very polite and helpful. Great March in Chennai.

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Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj - Connemara! We thank you for your recent review of our hotel on Tripadvisor! We are delighted to learn that your stay has been memorable. Thank you very much indeed for your kind words about the hotel's product, services and our people. It certainly helps take our motivation to a new level. Looking forward...

Navi Mumbai, India
Reviewed 15 June 2015

Was on a overnight business trip to Chennai. Stayed at Connemarra. My first time. First surprise was of being upgraded to Suite! The checkin was smooth, rooms very spacious, the bar lights up with live bands playing(i was there on Friday) and a young guests burning the floor. The cuisine can be diversified, sometimes the restaurant service can be slow....

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj - Connemara! We thank you for your recent review of our hotel on Tripadvisor! We are delighted to learn that your stay has been memorable. Thank you very much indeed for your kind words about the hotel's product and some of the services. We have noted your feedback with regard to cuisine and...

Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

This hotel do not live up to a 5 star expectation. Horrible room service and poor housekeeping. The staff with keep buzzing you all the time and will not allow u to sleep. A nightmare after choosing this hotel thinking we would just spend a day for relaxation. We travelled from a different time zone and came to sleep where...

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj - Connemara! Thank you for your recent review on Tripadvisor and your valuable feedback We apologize for the inconvenience you had during the stay with us.We have taken up the matter with the concern department and you can be rest assured that corrective measures have been taken . Your valuable feedback shows us...

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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Spa
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Laundry Service
  • 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: £86 - £429 (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
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Chennai (Madras)
#11 Spa Hotel in Chennai (Madras)
#13 Romantic Hotel in Chennai (Madras)
#13 Luxury Hotel in Chennai (Madras)
#16 Family Hotel in Chennai (Madras)
#17 Business Hotel in Chennai (Madras)
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