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“clean, but food is poor”
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Star Residency
Ranked #19 of 54 Hotels in Madurai
Reviewed 16 May 2012

Nice clean hotel, staff are obliging and keen to please, but the catering side of things really let it down.Completed the customer feedback form in honestly, but they were not happy with an average mark for the food!!! Chef was summoned and a big staff meeting held in the dining room, quite funny really...breakfast is poor, but we pretended it was fine lol.

  • Stayed: April 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 26 April 2012

A refreshing change from many Indian hotels, this was modern with aircon that worked, ditto for hot water in the shower, and the free wi-fi in room (plus use of a terminal in reception). The staff were helpful, interested and not constantly on the take for tips. The food in the rooftop restaurant was excellent and I agree with other comments about being one of the best meals on a 28 day (in our case) trip. The bar was a little seedy being in a dark basement, hidden away (religious grounds presumably) and mostly full of Indian men sneakily sipping Kingfishers! The staff were again helpful. Breakfast was not quite as slick as the rooftop but again the staff went to great lengths to open up at 6.30 one day when we had an early start to catch a train.

Room Tip: Slightly outside the main shopping area (such as it is in Madurai) and surrounded by optical shops w...
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  • Stayed: April 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 20 April 2012

We stayed at this hotel for 2 nights. The room was great with all you would expect and it was clean.
The location close to the market and about a 20 minute walk from the temple was ideal and the rooftop restaurant was excellent - we had one of the best evening meals of our whole trip here.
However the breakfasts were among the worse we had! Not only was there little choice but the staff did not have a clue and we had to ask several times before we got what we wanted in the way of tea or coffee. I put some bread in the toaster but was told by a waiter to sit down and that he would bring it, but he went away and all was burned to a crisp! Otherwise the hotel was excellent and recommended.

Room Tip: Take your own basin plug.
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  • Stayed: March 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 20 April 2012

Conveniently located. We walked to the Meenakshi Temple area (a good walk though, approximately 40 minutes, but this was mainly due to negotiating market stalls and traffic, chaotic but a good experience!). We also walked to the Gandhi Museum, approximately 10-15 minutes, which was worth a trip.

The hotel was clean and comfortable, and the rooms were of a good size.

The breakfast good have been better and the service was variable.

Would probably stay here again.

  • Stayed: March 2012, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 28 January 2012

Hotel rooms are neat and clean. Very basic facilities, but enough. The hotel is located in central market area. Convenient for business stay. Free Wifi availability. Not very far from Temple, so one can do short sightseeing trip also. Value for Money @corporate discounted room rates.

  • Stayed: December 2011, travelled on business
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Additional Information about Star Residency

Address: 44 No 43 Star Residency Collector Office Road | near Anna bus stand, Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai 625020, India
Region: India > Tamil Nadu > Madurai District > Madurai
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #19 of 54 Hotels in Madurai
Price Range: ₹ 1,498 - ₹ 2,345 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Star Residency 3*
Number of rooms: 63
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