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Palmgrove Hotel

5, Kodambakkam High Road, Chennai (Madras) 600034, India
Palmgrove Hotel
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It is very close to US consulate. Can be walked down comfortably. Menaka restaurant food is good. Basically best choice for a vegetarian. Complimentary breakfast is also a good spread. Can not get morning coffee before 6 AM. Staff is generally very senior people. Had no hassles with them. The bathroom needs thorough acid wash. It looks very stale with... More 

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Thrissur, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located in the heart of the city, Hotel Palmgrove is a favorite among old timers. The entire compound has a nostalgic feel to it. The restaurant serves some very good vegetarian food. The rooms are big and not very expensive. Service can leave you frustrated at times.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is located in the Heart of City ...Excleent authentic traditional Vegetarian Food . The room I stayed was a Delux Room but Was like a Suite Room ...its a Old hotel but quite neat ...very spaceious Hotel

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The Palmgrove is a wonderful homely and business meeting point for many in Chennai. Situated at the heart of Chennai, it is a hotel well established over many years. Palmgrove has facilities for conducting Wedding, Reception and Conferences. .

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Austin, Texas
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Was visiting Chennai to get my US visa renewed again.. My dad has been a customer of this place for a long time and had reserved it for us... The hotel is a time capsule and gives you a feel for how things in Chennai were in the 70's maybe 80's... Good things: - Very close to the embassy... About... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The hotel is on the kodampakkam high road very near to famous gemini circle. Mount road, t. nagar are very near. There is ample car parking and very calm inside although in a busy area. The rooms and cottages are good and comfortables. The give all sot of tasty vegerations at reasonable cost. Dinner, and marriage party are arranged here.... More 

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Moderately priced hotel for budget travelers. Large open space. Cottages available for family stay. Very comfortable. Good vegetarian food available. Good party halls available. Posh shopping areas and important offices nearby

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Manipal, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Myself and two of my colleges stayed in the hotel for a day. The reason for choosing the hotels is, it is very close to the US Consulate just 5 mins walk. Marina beach is very near 30 mins by bus and Shopping area T.Nagar is just 3km. The best thing of the hotels is the complimentary Buffet Breakfast which... More 

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Coimbatore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This hotel is really a fantastic place if you are visiting with family and has a large parking area. The cottages are just like a small villa in their own way. The service is good, the food is excellent and the restaurant is cosy and a little modern. The hotel is value for money and might not boast of any... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I have stayed twice at this hotel hence i wanted to book this hotel for my old aunty and uncle who are visiting chennai next month,they are senior citizens and old sick people. I wanted to book a Non ac room for them but this hotel has a strange policy they have only 5 non ac rooms and they dont... More 

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