The Residency Chennai

49, Gopathi Narayanaswami Chetty RoadChennai600017India
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About The Residency Chennai

The Residency Chennai is a ten-storied hotel in Chennai, India. The hotel is around four miles from the railway station and around six miles from Chennai International Airport.

The rooms and suites at the hotel are equipped with flat screen satellite TVs, desks, safes, coffeemakers and minibars. Bathrooms are equipped with rainfall shower and free toiletries. Suites also have separate living spaces and kitchens.

The hotel has a business centre with a meeting room. Fitness, laundry and luggage storage facilities are featured. Free airport shuttle is available. Parking onsite and Wi-Fi access throughout the hotel are other free amenities.

The Residency Chennai serves free buffet breakfast in the Spice Bar and other meals. A la carte options are available at the Chin Chin restaurant onsite. A bar is also present for beverages.

The hotel is around a mile from the U. S. Consulate, two miles from Kapaleeshwar Temple and around three miles from Marina Beach.


49, Gopathi Narayanaswami Chetty Road, Chennai, 600017, India
Telephone: +91(44)8253434 | Fax: +91(44)8250085 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour reception
  • Airport shuttle
  • Business centre
  • Car park
  • Concierge
  • Conference rooms
  • Deck chairs / Sun loungers
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parasols
  • PC with internet
  • Pets allowed
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Wellness centre / Spa
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Massage

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Positive Reviews

Central location

Guests staying at The Residency in Chennai, India, love it for the superb location. It is within walking distance of the main shopping areas in the city. Several restaurants are close by too giving guests' options of eating different fare. Guests who stay regularly at the hotel recommend it for its central location and excellent service.

Excellent service and food

Many guests say that the staff provides five star service at the hotel. The breakfast served is exceptional and they enjoy all meals at the lobby restaurant including the lunch buffet. The late night entertainment featured on Thursday nights is a winner. Overall, guests find the stay and food, good value for money.

Clean rooms; great resto bar

Guests say that they like the clean and comfortable rooms which are a standard western-style with an attractive decor. The bathrooms are well maintained. Several guests say that they had a good time in the resto bar of the hotel with its excellent team, great ambience and happy hours.

Negative Reviews

Traffic sounds

Some guests say that the major disadvantage of staying at the hotel is that since it is very close to a major intersection, the traffic noise is considerably loud. The rooms facing the roads are especially exposed to the noise even in the mornings as Chennai traffic starts early.

Mosquito problems; run down interiors

Many guests say that there are mosquitoes everywhere in the hotel and they greet you before anyone does. Some guests find the interiors run down as the hotel is quite old.

No variety in food menus

Some guests did not find variety in the food served at the hotel. They say that the same menu is repeated for lunch and dinner. They also wish that the menus included more dishes of cuisines other than the local fare.

Rating Overview

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8.1 out of 10 based on 1043 reviews