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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 May 2016

A very clean and tidy hotel with a nice restauarnt and concierge service. Room was spacious and clean and I had a room that overlooked the station with a lovely church in view. Above all, this hotel is exceptionally well located being close to the main trunk road in downtown and close to all points in the City.

Thank Peter C
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 26 April 2016

This is not a 4 stars hotel for sure!! I only recommend it if you willing to pay charge for four-star hotel but receive service as local hotel. I stayed at Fortel for one day and it was an unpleasant experience. The bathrooms were durty, I found a very unfriendly staff,Food was terrible.

Thank mozin g
Vijayawada, India
Reviewed 22 March 2016

good locality, easy to heck in. polite and professional staff.Nice and reachable distance from railway station,.. Free wifi, low speed..... Tips;NO Snacks in rooms, No Fridge. value for money hotel...

Thank maheshbhorkade66
Reviewed 13 February 2016

Stay was nice, rooms were clean. Only thing which cause lot of problems is the internet connection provided by the hotel. Speed was horribly slow. I could not even check my emails. Food was good and Staff was very co-operative.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

Spotless clean room well kitted out.The staff second to none so polite and helpful especially the wonderful lady on reception who works extremely hard.Thanks to every one for making my stay so pleasant.

Thank 458razzel
Kerala, India
Reviewed 25 January 2016

All the rooms here are beautifully decorated to attract the guests and all of them have plenty of space within, also they are all equipped with the most modern amenities that needed for a 4star property. Their main attraction is 24 hours coffee shop, they are catering a wide variety of coffees, as most of there tastes are not available...

Thank Krishna K
Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

It is my 7th or 8th time stay at fortel . I prefer to stay in this whenever I come to chennai by Shatabdi from b'lore . It is hardly 10 minutes from central railway station and walkable to egmore railway station . The hotel is diagonally opposite to the heavily crowded egmore railway station inspite of that the stay...

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Circumstances, I checked-in this hotel, made it a 5 Star for me. But in normal course, I would like to avoid. Rooms were Ok. Receptionists were good. No room service. No Ala Carta service in restaurant. Travel Desk was hopeless, unreliable and exploiting the situation.

Thank Rajeev_Noida
Reviewed 15 October 2015

The first impression at check in counter itself was very bad. The senior reception lady was rudely behaving with her co staff with anger. It was completely an unprofessional behavior & something not taken rightly by me.

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 5 October 2015

This was my 2nd visit in Fortel. The experience was the same as that of the earlier. A general business hotel with limited option of food. Comfy clean bed , a good and functioning central AC and clean bathroom. This time we got a good view of the nightscape of Chennai from the 9th floor. A general one night stay....

Thank Yajnaseni

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Fortel, Chennai, is a recently developed Business Class Hotel located at a prime spot at Egmore, the commercial business district of the city, which enables your business enhancement and also shopping and leisure at hand. It is closed to both the historical railway stations Egmore & Central which connects the north and south of India. Airport (Domestic & international) is 14km away. Fortel, Chennai, presents 95 aesthetically designed contemporary rooms and suites emphasizing the needs of the business traveler. ... more   less 

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Address: 3, Gandhi-Irwin Road | Egmore, Opp. Railway Station, Chennai (Madras) 600008, India
Region: India > Tamil Nadu > Chennai District > Chennai (Madras) > Alwarpet South
Price Range: $52 - $94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Fortel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 95
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Try get a room overlooking the Egmore station. It has a great view of a very peaceful park with a lovely church in it.”
peterc325, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“good types of rooms to select from”
kikku2016, 24 Jan 2016 | Read review
“select rooms on floors above 7”
DASS924, 26 May 2015 | Read review
“Rooms on the higher floor will have less noise”
harshallalwani, 9 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Seventh Floor room are better”
sahni70, 31 Dec 2014 | Read review
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