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Indore, India
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Its certainly one of the best hotel in Chennai, extremely Beautiful interior, view from room was treat to eye, they serve delicious breakfast and do not skip the lunch buffet, very friendly staff liked everything about the hotel

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was there a couple of weeks back for a business trip and had an amazing stay. The staff went out of the way to help me get my work done. I was so touched as the people in the hotel made my work theirs and supported me through and through. I would always love to comeback and stay here....

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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent hotel. Friendly and helpful staff. Great furnishings and art work and ambience. Lovely swimming pool. View of the sea great. However the lagoon in front and surroundings dirty and let's down the view. WiFi should be free for all guests.It is expected even in 4 star hotels. Ala carte room service and menu great. Buffet options for lunch and...

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KM_Chengappa, General Manager at The Leela Palace Chennai, responded to this review

Dear Guest Greetings from The Leela Palace, Chennai. Thank you for taking the time to write comments on Trip Advisor. I am delighted to note that you have enjoyed your stay with us and the overall experience was positive. Your feedback and kind comment about the services at our hotel during your stay is highly valued and serves as a...

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I usually don't write reviews but this placed made me to talk about it. After visiting numerous hotels across the globe and experiencing best of the best Spa's I felt ESPA Leela Chennai is what I was looking for ages. The best part is that they never leave you unattended and the journey seems flawless. Starting from the receptionist Abam...

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KM_Chengappa, General Manager at The Leela Palace Chennai, responded to this review

Dear Guest Greetings from The Leela Palace, Chennai. Thank you for taking the time to write such extensive and positive comments on Trip Advisor. It is always gratifying to receive such wonderful comments. Truly, encouraging and a great source of motivation for all of us. I have shared your feedback with the entire team and we are delighted to know...

Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed here for my birthday. I had booked a king room with a city view and I was upgraded to a sea view one. Even had a complimentary cake placed in my room. The facilities are top notch and they have the warmest staff. The breakfast spread is vast and great. Rooms are the best. The pool is small,...

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KM_Chengappa, General Manager at The Leela Palace Chennai, responded to this review

Dear Guest Greetings from The Leela Palace, Chennai. Thank you for taking the time to write such extensive and positive comments on Trip Advisor. This was a heart-warming review - a pleasure to read and great to imagine, I could not agree with you more. My favourite thing about this hotel is definitely the people. It is always gratifying to...

Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had the pleasure to stay for 8 days. The staff at front area are absolutely impeccable and attentive. The room is fantastic, very tasteful and with all convenience. Because of so closed business schedule I really regret I couldn't enjoy it more. In my opinion the best hotel in Chennai and 100% recommendable. Thank you Mr. Anshul for looking...

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KM_Chengappa, General Manager at The Leela Palace Chennai, responded to this review

Dear Guest Greetings from The Leela Palace, Chennai. Thank you for taking the time to write such positive comments on Trip Advisor. It is always gratifying to receive such wonderful comments. Truly, encouraging and a great source of motivation for all of us. I have shared your feedback with the entire team and we are delighted to know you have...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What amazing hotel. Excellent services, devoted and courteous front office staff. Everything about the hotel was superb. Concierge was of great help. Faced little notice issues during the night but the manager handelled it ver well.

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KM_Chengappa, General Manager at The Leela Palace Chennai, responded to this review

Dear Guest Greetings from The Leela Palace, Chennai. Thank you for taking the time to write such positive comments on Trip Advisor. This was a heart-warming review - a pleasure to read and great to imagine, I could not agree with you more. My favourite thing about this hotel is definitely the product and people. It is always gratifying to...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We enjoyed our stay at the Leela with a few exceptions. We stayed for two nights at the start of our Indian adventure. As our flight arrived early in the morning, I had emailed the hotel to say that we will be there at around 8.30. Whilst on the way to the hotel in a taxi, their call centre called...

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KM_Chengappa, General Manager at The Leela Palace Chennai, responded to this review

Dear Guest Greetings from The Leela Palace, Chennai. Thank you for taking the time to write such extensive comments on Trip Advisor. We were happy to receive your unbiased feedback which we greatly value as a scope to work upon, in our quest for continuous excellence. We wish you have a wonderful Indian Adventure ahead... Warmly Chengappa General Manager

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was staying at the Leela Palace in Chennai while attending a wedding of a friend of mine. My wife and I absolutely loved our stay here. The hotel is really grand and luxurious and we thought that one of the best parts about the hotel was the beautiful architecture and design. They had a lot of lovely south Indian...

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KM_Chengappa, General Manager at The Leela Palace Chennai, responded to this review

Dear Guest Greetings from The Leela Palace, Chennai. Thank you for taking the time to write such extensive and positive comments on Trip Advisor. It is always gratifying to receive such wonderful comments. Truly, encouraging and a great source of motivation for all of us. I have shared your feedback with the entire team and we are delighted to know...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful hotel. Exactly as we would expect. Charming, friendly, well trained staff. We had 2 lovely meals in the Indian restaurant, Jamavar, where we could watch the chef cooking our food. When we left they gave a lovely "Bon Voyage" cake. Apparently they are opening a new restaurant in Mayfair, London next month. They should do really well. The Spa...

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Dear Guest Greetings from The Leela Palace, Chennai. Thank you for taking the time to write such extensive and positive comments on Trip Advisor. Your appreciation about the Hotel, experience at the ESPA, food offerings at Jamavar, staff attitude and your overall experience is very encouraging and a great source of motivation for all of us. Our team at Jamavar...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Parking
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
On the confluence of the Bay of Bengal and the Adyar river, The Leela Palace is Chennai’s first and only seafront city hotel, designed by John Gerondelis from Smallwood, Reynolds, Stewart, Stewart & Associates Inc. While the public areas, guestrooms and suites, Library Blu, Jamavar and Spectra have been designed by Jeffrey A. Wilkes, the principal designer of DESIGNWILKES, the art and embellishment has been done by Mrs. Madhu Nair, Director Operations and Design of The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts. Drawn from the inspiration of Chettinad Dynasty, the architecture of the Palace Hotel exudes the regal and opulent style. Set on 4.8 acres of land, the 11-storeyed hotel features 326 rooms and suites. Equipped with world-class amenities, the meeting and conference centres are luxuriously and lavishly spread. Its close proximity to the central business district and local attractions and having a spectacular sea view on offer is sure to make the experience of our guests a very memorable one. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Leela Palace Chennai

Address: M.R.C Nagar, R.A. Puram | Adyar, Chennai (Madras) 600028, India
Region: India > Tamil Nadu > Chennai District > Chennai (Madras)
Price Range: $188 - $256 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Leela Palace Chennai 5*
Number of rooms: 326
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“Take the rooms where you see the river from”
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