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Ambica Empire

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   #79, 100 Feet Road | 100 Ft. Road, Vadapalani, Chennai (Madras) 600026, India
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in this hotel twice first when we landed in Chennai and just before leaving .4 adults and 5 children first visit for children. We were welcomed with garlands and kids loved it. All staff were very friendly and helpful. Food was good breakfast was the best throughout out stay in India had lots of variety .We opted to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Good Hotel. Well maintained. The staff are very courtesies. Food was excellent. Very nice lobby. Everything is perfect except 2 issues: - room service was very pathetic. I got coffee after 40 minutes. - no bath towel in room. No hangers. After several reminders and after 60 minutes I got bath towel To enjoy your stay, before check-in please check... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Old property and centrally located. Thats where the entire experience about the hotel stops. One should clearly ask before check in whether ac is working or not, whether washroom has been cleaned or not. I found that lots of rooms have these recurring problems. Food is also not upto mark with the breakfast spread looked like stale. Though I must... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

i Stayed in this Hotel in the Month of June for a Transit, Front Office Staffs were very Warm and Hospitality..House Keeping Staffs were Excellent and very Professionals.. i wish them all the Best.. Food is Good too.. Only Suggestion is They Must Renovate the Bathrooms, which was Looking Shabby.. Overall it was very very Good..

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This is one of the best hotels of Chennai on 100 ft road. It is decorated in ethnic style which a lot of carvings. Best rooms and located in the heart of the city. A good place for stay. The morning breakfast is excellent.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights, and on check-in, the service of the Front office staff was horrible ! They were not at all bothered to help us, was more interested in greeting another Indian group who was checking in. The bell boys & porters were far better, and was always with a smile, and ever so helpful. When asked... More

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New Delhi, India
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15 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

The hotels looks quite old from building construction. The tariff is OK as per the hotel condition.. rooms were small & not airy. They lacked fresh air. I had ordered dinner in my room.. the staff courteous to give complementary papads with dinner.. but food was very ordinary in taste.. the breakfast had few options. there are nothing much attractions... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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13 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Hard to miss. Bank on the vadapalani road. The lobby looks very ornate. However, the rooms are very basic. The flooring was very cold with A/C running in full blast and no carpeted or wooden flooring. Other than that, the stay was quite good. Comfortable bed and clean room. The restaurant was a bit crammed. They had arranged the breakfast... More

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Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

They try and cheat you out of more money after your booking. Annoying room service too. I had a bad experience with them throughout my stay. The porters are helpful though. Front desk treat you like criminals

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

Our second stay at this hotel. The staff really care and respect foreigners. The chef went out his way to prepare Jain food for us. Food was nice (South Indian) and good spread for breakfast. We are small eaters and staff was concerned that food might be no good. We have to explain the food was excellent but we are... More

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Address: #79, 100 Feet Road | 100 Ft. Road, Vadapalani, Chennai (Madras) 600026, India
Location: India > Tamil Nadu > Chennai (Madras)
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Ambica Empire 3.5*
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