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Taj Connemara, Chennai

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#18 of 573 hotels in Chennai (Madras)
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Taj - Connemara, Chennai is the city's only heritage hotel, built in 1854 as the Imperial Hotel, renamed Albany in 1886, finally re-established as The Connemara in 1890. It was an Art Deco look that the Connemara sported when it ‘reopened’ in 1937. And the legendary architect Geoffrey Bawa added his touch to the tower block and linking pool in 1974.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Kids stay free
Babysitting
Airport transportation
Valet parking
Wifi
Hot bath
Outdoor pool
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Fitness classes
Sauna
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Poolside bar
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Highchairs available
Car hire
Taxi service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Head massage
Manicure
Massage
Pedicure
Salon
Steam room
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Newspaper
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
Butler service
Doorperson
First aid kit
Umbrella
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
Shoeshine
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Walk-in shower
Air purifier
Room service
Safe
Telephone
VIP room facilities
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Iron
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Minibar
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
On-demand films
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
City view
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Smoking rooms available
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HOTEL CLASS
5.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Historic Hotel
Quaint
Languages Spoken
English, Hindi, Tamil
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Binny Road Anna Salai, Chennai (Madras) 600002 India
Taj Connemara, Chennai
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Sripal K wrote a review Today
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We had very beautiful time in lady Connemara bar and the service by Stephan was very excellent…and the Chandra suggested nice boiled items ambience was so cool we enjoyed with IPL Great day with great match Thank you for the wonderful hospitality
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Date of stay: April 2024Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Sajeev K wrote a review Sept 2022
Chennai (Madras), India3 contributions11 helpful votes
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Wonderful day raj Connemara given the excellent hospitality we start with lady Connemara drinks and bits was good thank you to Stephan and Chandra followed by the verandah was nice ambiance Shankar taken care very well thanks to the taj hospitality
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Date of stay: September 2022Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from Athena Salim, General Manager at Taj Connemara, Chennai
Responded 25 Sept 2022
Dear Sanjeev, Greetings from Taj Connemara, Chennai! It was indeed a pleasure to have you stay at Taj Connemara, Chennai and we appreciate your time to share feedback. We are elated to read that you had an enjoyable time and that our service and facilities exceeded your expectations. Thank you for your generous compliments for all the ladies and gentlemen who work with us. Your words will be a tremendous source of inspiration for them. The team and I look forward to your continued visits and we assure you of our best service and attention at all times. Warm regards, Athena Salim General Manager
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Sophia S wrote a review Yesterday
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Great stay. Beautiful Hotel. Thanks to Ruby and Sakshi. Wonderful gentleman at the Verandah. Lovely warm staff. Thank you.
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Date of stay: March 2024Trip type: Travelled solo
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Response from Ian Dubier, General Manager at Taj Connemara, Chennai
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Dear Guest, Greetings from Taj Connemara, Chennai!! It was indeed a pleasure to have you stay at Taj Connemara, Chennai and we appreciate your time to share feedback. We are elated to know that you had a great stay and our hotel and staff has exceeded your expectations. I have also shared your appreciation with Ruby and Sakshi. They are very happy to note that their contribution has been appreciated and recognized by you. The team and I look forward to your continued visits and we assure you of our best service and attention at all times. Warm regards, Ian Dubier General Manager
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Camper47534027375 wrote a review 20 Apr
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Great hospitality from the crew of lady conemerra as always…..spl thanks to chandra for making us feel comfortable……its always been a pleasure visiting this bar
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Date of stay: April 2024Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from Ian Dubier, General Manager at Taj Connemara, Chennai
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Dear Guest, Greetings from Taj Connemara, Chennai!! It was indeed a pleasure to have you dine at Lady Connemara Bar & Lounge and we appreciate your time to share feedback. We are elated to know that you had a great time and our hospitality has exceeded your expectations. I have also shared your appreciation with Chandra and Stephan. They are very happy to note that their contribution has been appreciated and recognized by you. The team and I look forward to your continued visits and we assure you of our best service and attention at all times. Warm regards, Ian Dubier General Manager
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ChennaiTrotter wrote a review 20 Apr
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As always excellent service at the bar in Taj Connemara…. I visit almost every week for the serene atmosphere and exceptional service by Stephen… he is too good… Will continue to visit the bar as I cherish , mostly I come alone to have a drink peacefully, with a chat for sometime with staff Chandra , Peter…. Important to mention Chandra is really an asset to the organisation for his dedication towards customer service… Cheers…. Thanks… Srinivas…
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Date of stay: April 2024Trip type: Travelled solo
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Response from Ian Dubier, General Manager at Taj Connemara, Chennai
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Dear Guest, Greetings from Taj Connemara, Chennai!! It was indeed a pleasure to have you dine at Lady Connemara Bar & Lounge and we appreciate your time to share feedback. We are elated to know that you had a incredible time and our service and atmosphere has exceeded your expectations. I have also shared your appreciation with Chandra, Stephan and Peter. They are very happy to note that their contribution has been appreciated and recognized by you. The team and I look forward to your continued visits and we assure you of our best service and attention at all times. Warm regards, Ian Dubier General Manager
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Abhishek wrote a review 18 Apr
Mumbai, India240 contributions214 helpful votes
Stay for one night, very short stay but a lovely, old heritage property, managed by Taj. I was being told this used to be a Palace back in the day. Amazing stay, large rooms. Number of restaurants in the property, team is amazing for their wonderful hospitality. Zoya, Monika and others just outstanding. This is what Taj Team is known for. Thank you.
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Date of stay: April 2024Trip type: Travelled on business
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Response from Ian Dubier, General Manager at Taj Connemara, Chennai
Responded 3 days ago
Dear Guest, Greetings from Taj Connemara, Chennai!! It was a pleasure to have you with us at Taj Connemara, Chennai and we appreciate your time to share feedback of your experience on TripAdvisor. We are elated to know that you had a friendly experience with us. Your appreciation regarding our rooms, food and hospitality is very encouraging and will inspire us to scale greater heights towards excellence. The team and I look forward to your continued visits and we look forward to welcome you back. Warm regards, Ian Dubier General Manager
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MKW wrote a review 16 Apr
6 contributions2 helpful votes
Excellent friendly luxury hotel which was very welcoming. We spent hours in the wonderful big pool area. We enjoyed the excellent buffet breakfasts and dinners and the chefs were very helpful in explaining allergens in the food which was reassuring.
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Date of stay: March 2024Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Ian Dubier, General Manager at Taj Connemara, Chennai
Responded 5 days ago
Dear Guest, Greetings from Taj Connemara, Chennai!! It was a pleasure to have you with us at Taj Connemara, Chennai and we appreciate your time to share feedback of your experience on TripAdvisor. We are elated to know that you had a friendly experience with us. Your appreciation regarding our hotel, pool area, buffet breakfast, dinners, chefs and food is very encouraging and will inspire us to scale greater heights towards excellence. The team and I look forward to your continued visits and we look forward to welcome you back. Warm regards, Ian Dubier General Manager
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251harishk wrote a review 16 Apr
Chennai (Madras), India2 contributions2 helpful votes
Too good place to visit Smoking area is made comfortable now Must visit place with friends Must meet Chandra and Stephen for the team Much polite and kind enough to listen all the needs accordingly Super fund Super time Thanks team Keep rocking
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Date of stay: April 2024Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from Ian Dubier, General Manager at Taj Connemara, Chennai
Responded 6 days ago
Dear Guest, Greetings from Taj Connemara, Chennai!! It was a pleasure to have you with us at Taj Connemara, Chennai and we appreciate your time to share feedback of your experience on TripAdvisor. We are elated to know that you had good experience. Your appreciation regarding our smoking area and team is very encouraging and will inspire us to scale greater heights towards excellence. I have shared your appreciation with Chandra and Stephen. They are very happy to note that their contribution has been appreciated and recognized by you. The team and I look forward to your continued visits and we look forward to welcome you back. Warm regards, Ian Dubier General Manager
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Wendy M wrote a review 16 Apr
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Our stay was for 8 people. The charm and character hits you immediately upon entering the entrance hall. Reception was swift. Rooms beautifully appointed with a tasteful colour theme. The linen was superb cotton. The dining hall was another first class experience rather like being on a cruise ship with the selection. All the staff were helpful, friendly and professional.
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Date of stay: April 2024Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from Ian Dubier, General Manager at Taj Connemara, Chennai
Responded 3 days ago
Dear Guest, Greetings from Taj Connemara, Chennai!! It was indeed a pleasure to have you stay at Taj Connemara, Chennai and we appreciate your time to share feedback. We are elated to know that you had a superb stay experience. We are glad to know that our reception, rooms, linen and dining hall has exceeded your expectations. Thank You for your generous compliment on the ladies and gentlemen who works with us. The team and I look forward to your continued visits and we assure you of our best service and attention at all times. Warm regards, Ian Dubier General Manager
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Escape11347020845 wrote a review 16 Apr
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Awesome team led by Stephan and great hospitality While I have multiple business trip to Chennai city my personal choice Connemara I will keep coming back Chandra ensure there clients are made happy with personalised service And the ambience is good Lovely team
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Date of stay: April 2024Trip type: Travelled on business
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Response from Ian Dubier, General Manager at Taj Connemara, Chennai
Responded 5 days ago
Dear Guest, Greetings from Taj Connemara, Chennai!! It was a pleasure to have you with us at Taj Connemara, Chennai and we appreciate your time to share feedback of your experience on TripAdvisor. We are elated to know that you had an awesome experience. Your appreciation regarding our hospitality, service and ambience is very encouraging and will inspire us to scale greater heights towards excellence. I have shared your appreciation with Stephen and Chandra. They are very happy to note that their contribution has been appreciated and recognized by you. The team and I look forward to your continued visits and we look forward to welcome you back. Warm regards, Ian Dubier General Manager
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PRICE RANGE
₹8,426 - ₹11,846 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
vivanta by taj - connemara, chennai hotel chennai (madras), hotel taj connemara chennai
LOCATION
IndiaTamil NaduChennai DistrictChennai (Madras)Nungambakkam
NUMBER OF ROOMS
147
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Frequently Asked Questions about Taj Connemara, Chennai
Which popular attractions are close to Taj Connemara, Chennai?
Nearby attractions include Spencer Plaza (0.2 km), Cane and Bamboo (0.1 km), and Old Curiosity Shop (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Taj Connemara, Chennai?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Taj Connemara, Chennai?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Taj Connemara, Chennai?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Taj Connemara, Chennai?
Yes, free parking and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Taj Connemara, Chennai?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Raintree, The Verandah, and Beyond Indus.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Taj Connemara, Chennai?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Does Taj Connemara, Chennai have airport transportation?
Yes, Taj Connemara, Chennai offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Taj Connemara, Chennai?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Taj Connemara, Chennai offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Taj Connemara, Chennai?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Hindi, and Tamil.