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Great Britain
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41 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked Mahalaya as I was arriving very late from airport, horrified to find no ATM working at airport and since discovered they don't take foreign cards at the moment anyway. The taxi desk changed 20 euros for me (gave me old currency, thanks for nothing) and I got to hotel at around 2a.m. Lovely Indian breakfast next morning and... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good for a quick transit stay simple accommodations with excellent staff. Breakfast is home style in good quantity. Best is pickup and drop to airport which is done efficiently in a very timely fashion.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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84 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself along with my wife was staying at this hotel for three days. and promised the free fifi but all these days nothing of that kind. says something wrong with the net work. No something wrong with the management.

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Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1,642 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We have decided to fly from Ahmedabad to Chennai by flight. We also decided to have a Taxi for our 11 days tour from Chennai to Trivandrum. Our flight was landed at 11 p.m. and we have booked the hotel online. They send a Taxi for complimentary transfer from Airport. Hotel is just a 1km From Airport and a nice... More 

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Reviewed 11 August 2016

Had a bad experience with their restaurant as they had served pathetic food and their houskeeping had provided us with torn towels. They have charged as per a 3 star hotel but their service sucks!!! Only advantage is its close to the Airport else it's just a horrible place to stay.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

PROPERT & FACILITIES My stay at this property was very brief as I had a long layover in Chennai before my flight to Bangkok. So I decided to book a room near to the airport where I could rest and catch up on sleep before my flight. The hotel is modern, with a small but inviting lobby. There is a... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

If you REALLY ,REALLY want to stay close to the airport ,have a very short stay in mind and don't mind a shabby room with average food then stay at Mahalaya Residency , else keep away. For the price charged this is one of the worst deals in Chennai. Plus points: pickup and drop at the airport. Just a short... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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129 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2016

I had booked this place for overnight stay. If one gets this place for a good price, this place is worth it as they have a airport pickup and drop facility which is ultra helpful-especially if the hours are odd. The place is maintained ok but the lift was smelling of cigarette but they say it is some other smell.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

This was a nice decent hotel. Very good one for business travel to Chennai. Very close to the airport with free airport transfer. The hotel is a 24hr checkin property, any business traveler would love this. They were kind enough to offer complimentary breakfast on the day one itself as we had to leave for the airline next day early... More 

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Tiruchirappalli, India
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Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

Good value for the money. Very close to airport. I always use this hotel on leaving and arriving. Clean, courteous service, free pickup or drop, OK restaurant, bar, free WiFi, 1 km from airport. what else i need? Once I even walked to airport from this hotel to meet my friend. Seamless service. I don't need more for flying. I... More 

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Additional Information about Mahalaya Residency

Address: No 114 GST Road (Opposite Areva) | Pallavaram, Chennai (Madras) 600043, India
Region: India > Tamil Nadu > Chennai District > Chennai (Madras)
Price Range: $66 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Mahalaya Residency 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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 of 5 bubbles Amit_oo_Mitra, 23 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Opt for rooms on the right side of the hotel, for good garden view”
 of 5 bubbles SamreshS, 30 Sep 2015 | Read review
“All rooms does not have any view”
 of 5 bubbles 208anirbant, 9 Aug 2015 | Read review
“This hotel is very close to Chennai airport.”
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“don't eat the food...Don't enter the Bar either”
 of 5 bubbles Tuhin_del, 1 Sep 2014 | Read review
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