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4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3,Gandhi-Irwin Road | Near Egmore Railway Station, Chennai (Madras) 600008, India (Egmore)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Indore, India
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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The main title more or less says the entire stuff. IRS just a budget hotel. It was clean that's the best part. The food is above average. Overall its a nice budget hotel with some construction and final touches being imperfect. The staff is OK. So worth as a budget hotel.

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New Delhi, India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

A newly built hotel with excellent rooms, located right in the heart of Egmore close both to the Egmore as well as Central railway station also the airport is not far off... around 14 ~16 kms, Only the Chennai traffic makes it troublesome. Even the Cricket stadium is close by The rooms are good with excellent beds for nice sound... More

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New Delhi, India
15 reviews 15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Nice average budget hotel. Location is not so good as its located near railway station. Quite far from heart of the city. Has good nice compact rooms. Variety in breakfast was also average, expectedly pure south indian cuisine. Good for frequent travellers!!

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Ahmedabad, India
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

i am hamsa from Ahmedabad, I was stayed in Fortel chennai its a pleasent Stay for me, Food was impressed, Staffs are courteous. Comporatable prices and easy to access all the places in chennai, Sure i will recommoned to my Friends& Family Thanks& Regards, H.Hamsa.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

Hi Iam Manishyam.M Business man in Singapore. Last week i stayed Fortel Hotels in chennai. It was amazing service is given by hotel staffs. Food was out standing. And location was situated heart of chennai. Sure i will be back in my next visit. All the best for the team. Thanks & regards Manishyam.M.

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1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

I stayed in hotel 2 times this year. It bad to worse now. Breakfast horrible Rooms not clean Bed sheets with stains Staff rude at reception Noisy as it's OPP the railway station Better pay a thousand more and choose better one. Please avoid this hotel

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

A decent place just a stone throw distance from Chennai Egmore station. Room was ok. However due the power cuts the generator was used a few times and it would cut the power off and restore again rather than automatic, which is a drawback really. Food was good and was the breakfast.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

One of the most disgusting hotel you will find in chennai. Though they claim to be be a four star hotel, the services & cleanliness is no where close. The rooms are dirty with pathetic bathrooms!!!!!!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013 via mobile

The location is great, bang opposite Egmore station. Which means the smell of open drains is everywhere and somehow it's very much present inside the hotel too. The check in was smooth and staff polite , but that's about it. Food was below average and menu isn't very appealing. The room had furniture and decor that was worn and dirty.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Location: Well connected to different parts of Chennai. 1 minute walk from Chennai Egmore station. Corner plot, visible from station. Reception: Helpful staff. Check in and check out was hassle free General Service Staff: Extremely cordial. Were available to do the necessary chores as requested. Rooms: Good but not great. The sofa has light stains on them; was replaced on... More

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Address: 3,Gandhi-Irwin Road | Near Egmore Railway Station, Chennai (Madras) 600008, India
Location: India > Tamil Nadu > Chennai (Madras) > Egmore , Nungambakkam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Fortel 4*
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#37 Luxury Hotel in Chennai (Madras)
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Fortel, Chennai, is a recently developed Business Class Hotel located at a prime spot at Egmore, the commercial business district of the city, which enables your business enhancement and also shopping and leisure at hand. It is closed to both the historical railway stations Egmore & Central which connects the north and south of India. Airport (Domestic & international) is 14km away. Fortel, Chennai, presents 95 aesthetically designed contemporary rooms and suites emphasizing the needs of the business traveler. ... more   less 
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