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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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Ranked #107 of 338 hotels in Chennai (Madras)
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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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Nagpur, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fortel is located At Gandhi Irwin Road, Egmore which is a good location if you travelling via Rail. The Infrastructure is good and so is the staff. Rooms are tidy, so are the washrooms. For someone looking to stay for business, this would be an ideal location. The reception did demand a full advance before our check-in, which we found... More

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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62 reviews 62 reviews
24 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Right outside the Egmore station stands a tall structure that is hardly to miss. We spent 2 days as a family at the hotel and was pleasantly surprised by the quality of stay. Easy to find location, had a smooth check in and the rooms were exceeding expectations considering the fact that I had booked the hotel on a very... More

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Bangalore, India
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When i checked the reviews of Fortel, i saw mixed responses . Fee people praising the service and few of them marking it as one of the worse hotel in Chennai. Let me provide my review and hope it helps people to make the decision. Overall : I was happy. I will say i was pleased with the hotel. What... More

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Indore, India
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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 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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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
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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
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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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singapore
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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 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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Address: 3,Gandhi-Irwin Road | Near Egmore Railway Station, Chennai (Madras) 600008, India
Location: India > Tamil Nadu > Chennai (Madras) > Egmore , Nungambakkam
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Hotel Class:4 star — Fortel 4*
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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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