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No: 91, Triplicane High Road,, Chennai (Madras) 600005, India
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Hotel Himalaya
Ranked #156 of 338 hotels in Chennai (Madras)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

The Hotel is centrally located.All communications are available from here. Chennai Railway Station is 2.5 KM away. We had stayed here from 1st November,2012 to 5th November,2012 for vacation trip.There is no restaurant but there are many eateries very nearby.The Reception and Front office is very helpful and cooperative.Rooms are clean and nicely maintained.It is a very good Budget Hotel... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012

3 bedded a/c room is congested. Room and bathroom are however quite clean. There is no in-house restaurant but there are many eateries nearby. Don't ask them to book a cab for you. They will charge you Rs 600 for airport dropping while the actual charge is around Rs 300-400.

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Sibsagar, India
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012

This hotel is strictly a budget hotel, location is good and that is just about the only good thing about this.Service is poor,Rooms are old with very basic amenities.No restaurant,and the front desk arranges vehicle at exorbitant rates!

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Kozhikode, India
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27 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2012

I stayed in this hotel for almost 10 days when I was relocated to Chennai.It is a very basic hotel. But it was very much sufficient for me to stay till I found a rented apartment. I stayed in their non a/c room which was pretty clean. The bath room is also very tidy. For Rs.600 per day, we cant... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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14 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2012

I fled a filthy fea-pit elsewhere and checked in here, so in comparison it was clean and normal. By international standards it is not that clean, but compared to the very dirty hostels and local hotels across India, this one is pretty good. The best thing is the price - only 500 rupees for a solo traveller. And they do... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2012

Apart from looking more shabby, I can see the place hasn't change since 1989. I went to this hotel then because there was no room at a small place down the road that had trees growing through the building like something out of The Hobbit. The Himalaya was a 'normal' place & quite a change to some of the truly... More

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2011

Centrally located walking distance from main shopping centers and the beach. Decent sized rooms with air-con and clean bathrooms. Ideal for those with tight budgets and seeking value for money. Front desk was helpful and were open even at wee hours of the morning. Stayed in Oct 2011. Travelled alone

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London, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2011

We felt comfortable in this hotel with friendly staff and clean but basic room. Great value and so central.

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Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
95 hotel reviews
250 helpful votes 250 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2011

This place is fine for one night, its nothing special but it's not bad either. Any more than one night and you should look for somewhere a little bit more hospitable. Expect a bed, a pillow and a few mosquitoes and the guy at reception to have not brushed his teeth since birth and you won't be let down.

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New York, NY
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30 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2011

I came to this hotel after fleeing the Broadlands. While the hotel is definitely not luxury, it is a decent budget hotel. Rooms were of an average size and the sheets and bathroom were relatively clean. Front desk was relatively friendly and helpful. This is definitely a decent option in Chennai if you're on a budget.

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Address: No: 91, Triplicane High Road,, Chennai (Madras) 600005, India
Location: India > Tamil Nadu > Chennai (Madras)
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