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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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Ranked #138 of 338 Hotels in Chennai (Madras)
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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New Delhi, India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ambica Empire Stay was very execellent service, awesome stay.We have stayed at many hotels over the years, often luxury ones with impeccable details and fantastic designs. House keepimg staffs are good.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was booked for me via one of the sponsors of the event I was attending. I must say when I was about to enter the place I though wow, this is a wonderful place, but all good about the place just ends there... Its one of the shabbiest places I have seen for the price they command... Just... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very Old property Room floor sticky - dont know the reasons. Room service/ housekeeping response less. Don't try the Buffet, Get out, eat out and if possible stay out!!! No working WiFi Above all the bell boy took the luggage to keep it in the car and missed to keep one of the pieces. It took a lot of effort,... More 

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Hubli-Dharwad, India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good old property in bad hands. The ambiance is good , even rooms to certain extent. But service is pathetic. There very first contact was the worst & they will haunt with their poor service till you leave. These are only few examples of their pathetic service 1) I reached chennai around 10pm & unfortunately i had booked a cab... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Reception staff were very poorly trained in customer service. a guy asked me when i will leave when i checked in, he called me after couple of hours and asked the same question when i was in sleep. next day morning at 9am, i received another call asking the same question and worst of all they sent housekeeping staff to... More 

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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44 reviews 44 reviews
15 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Good hotel, good location, good name.. every things sounds fancy when you heard about this hotel but service received was pathetic.. ordered for dinner and took almost 1.5 hrs for the staff to serve it... one day forgot to gave the room access card at reception and the staff even didn't bothered to clean by room.. overall you can try... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Hi, This was my 2nd stay at Ambica empire. Property is nice with full traditional carvings. Rooms are quiet, sleep quality is good. No views though but considering its a city hotel, you cannot expect much. Food is ok ok but breakfast is awesome with good selection of both english and south indian. Situated on main road and all auto/... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Ambica empire name sounds good, but rest all things are beyond my imagination. Property is a good enough but services are worst. It takes more than 2 hrs to get a cup of tea and snacks. Never think to use the laundry services, just for pressing a shirt it takes almost 1 hr. Poor management and are lethargic. Big board... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

It was a hassle free and satisfactory trip. Overall we were pleased with the hospitality offered. People were courteous and helpfull. Definitely i would recommend this hotel to anyone going on a short trip to Chennai.

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Pune, India
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19 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Do not know why i did not write about Ambica Empire before. Mostly because its not added here on Trip Adviser. It is been my usual place in Chennai since 2009. In my initial visits i had noticed few flips of this place. 1. Stinky carpets 2. Dull look of the rooms 3. If you are not south Indian then... 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*
Number of rooms: 86
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#29 Spa Hotel in Chennai (Madras)

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