Chennai is one of the largest metropolises of India and is also the capital city of Tamil Nadu. Read on to find out more about the city and also check out some quality hotels in Chennai.
Chennai formerly known as Madras is the largest city in Tamil Nadu that also serves as its administrative capital. The former site of Fort St. George, Chennai was one of the first cities to come under the British who then built it extensively. You will find many colonial structures and buildings which speak of their influence and one two of the best examples are the Chennai Corporation Building and the Fort St. George. Chennai is also an important cultural center in South India and is said to be the birthplace of the Bharatanatyam dance form and Carnatic music. The city is known for its unique culture that should be tried out in person such as the famous filter kaapi (coffee), the authentic Tamil cuisine and the numerous festivals held every year.
Chennai is well connected with the rest of the country by roads, railway and airways. The city even has its own international airport- the Chennai International Airport. The city has two railway stations namely the Chennai Central station that connects the cities outside Tamil Nadu while the Egmore station connects intercity mostly. Chennai Central is located on the GH road near the Nehru Stadium while The Egmore railway station is located more centrally near the Ponamalle High Road. You can find many quality hotels that provides all major amenities. Staying in the hotels in Chennai close to railway station provides easy accessibility and also reduces your transportation costs drastically. You don’t have to pay for private cabs to travel to/from your hotel and you can also save your time as you don’t have to travel much if you stay in hotels in Chennai. Below are some quality hotels that you can check out.
Hotels in Chennai near Railway Station
Hotel Pandian is one of the finest 2 star hotels in Chennai located at a distance of about 3 km from Chennai Central Station and 0.2 km from the Egmore Railway Station in Chennai. It is one of the widely recommended hotels in Chennai and has received almost 77% customer recommendation which means 8 out of 10 people would like to visit again. The hotel has been praised for its location and its facilities. It offers well furnished rooms that are equipped with all major amenities. It also offers a fine multi cuisine restaurant, bar and 24 hr room service. The rooms cost Rs.1400.
Hotel Raj Residency is another of the quality 2 star Chennai hotels. Hotel is just 1 km from the Chennai Central railway station. It is one of the popular hotels in Chennai and has been widely recommended for its location, facilities and its service. It offers well furnished and fully air conditioned rooms that are equipped with all major amenities. It also offers a pure veg restaurant, free parking, safe locker and a travel desk. The rooms cost Rs.1100.