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Vivanta by Taj - Connemara, Chennai

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Binny Road, Chennai (Madras) 600002, India
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Ranked #22 of 337 Hotels in Chennai (Madras)
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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Canberra, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful old building. Room was very comfortable. But the art of good service is to be unobtrusive, not swamp you at every turn. I found this a real turn-off. The laundry costs were ridiculous. The various add-ons, including taxes beyond what is required, were a real irritant. Rather than be individual, the Connemara is suffering from smug corporate overkill. Hotel... More

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Bangalore, India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Booked into VBT for Business / Liesure trip to Chennai. A luxury hotel in all essence, heritage property, right in the middle of the city yet when in the hotel, you seem to be in a paradise. Very courteous staff, they always serve with a big heart. Give the heritage, there may be a need for renovation. But nothing disappointed... More

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gmovivanta, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Connemara, Chennai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj - Connemara! Thank you for your recent review on Tripadvisor. We are truly grateful for your kind words of praise for the hotel, its ambience and services. It goes a long way for our team motivation since they make the magic happen. Look forward to welcoming you back! Kind regards, Samrat Datta General... More

Bangalore, India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This luxury hotel is located in Chennai (Anna Salai) close to Spencer plaza shopping mall, but this mall is tired and run-down. Express Avenue shopping mall near by is much better. We stayed here because of its quaint colonial air and this didn't disappoint. A great breakfast spread and we tried the two restaurants of the hotel, the food were... More

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gmovivanta, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Connemara, Chennai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj - Connemara! Thank you for your recent review on Tripadvisor! We are glad that the hotel in terms of its offerings, services, location and food met upto your expectations. Thank you for your kind words of praise. It surely helps take our team motivation levels higher. Look forward to welcoming you back! Kind... More

Seattle, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spacious and clean rooms. Very good service overall. Restaurant (breakfast and dinner buffets) was very good. However, the rooms badly need renovation. In particular, the bathroom looks really old. The air conditioning was also too mild and the staff declared that it was preset that way.

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gmovivanta, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Connemara, Chennai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj - Connemara! Thank you for your recent review on Tripadvisor! We appreciate your constructive comments on the overall stay experience enlisting a few things that met your expectations and those that did not. Kindly accept my sincere apologies for the deficiencies. Yes, the property has a certain age to it and that comes... More

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked the Vivanta by Taj because of the rave reviews and also because of the Brand name "Taj" owned by Tata, reputedly the best company in India. We were only staying on the 17th September, checking in at about 1pm and checking out at 2am, we had a very early BA flight back to the UK, so not really... More

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gmovivanta, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Connemara, Chennai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj - Connemara! Thank you for your recent review on Tripadvisor! Constructive feedback goes a long way in helping us align products and services. While it has been a great disappointment to note that your overall impressions of the hotel is far from satisfactory, we also appreciate the opportunity you have given us for... More

Coimbatore, India
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are travelling to Chennai, and want a taste of Royalty, then Vivanta by Taj - Connemara, probably the only heritage hotel in the state, is 'the' choice for you. The century old hotel, now adopted by the Taj Group, gives you an exquisite taste of luxury, history, and royalty. Being a 5-star hotel, there is no need to... More

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gmovivanta, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Connemara, Chennai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj - Connemara! Thank you for your recent review on Tripadvisor! We are overwhelmed by your kind words describing the hotel against its colonial backdrop in the most beautiful manner. We appreciate your patronage. Look forward to welcoming you back! Kind regards, Samrat Datta General Manager More

Bangalore, India
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here a few times for business travel. The location is absolutely great for business travelers. This is a heritage hotel with a very colonial feel, but you need to make sure that you get a room in th old wing to the left side of the lobby. Seeing the pool and the vast green spread, many a times... More

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gmovivanta, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Connemara, Chennai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj - Connemara! We appreciate your recent review on Tripadvisor! Your love for the hotel and your patronage is felt in the beautiful manner in which you have described the hotel in its settings, food and overall services. It certainly goes a long way to take our team motivations even higher. Thank you and... More

Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first of three stays in Vivanta establishments on this holiday. We stayed for 3 nights (16-19th Aug 2014) in pool view room 231. Booked in very late in the evening – staff were efficient and courteous. Room was clean and not too small. Breakfast at the Verandah provided a great selection. I settled on the old western favourite of... More

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gmovivanta, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Connemara, Chennai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj - Connemara! We thank you for your recent review on Tripadvisor! We appreciate the aspects of our service which you have enjoyed and the fact that this was a good start to your vacation. We however take note of improvement in certain areas such as the porter service on departure as well as... More

Bangalore, India
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Taj hotels have their speciality of good hospitality and service. Nice rooms in a colonial setting with all amenities a place you can stay and experience different feel. The restaurant is well supported with experienced staff and chef churning out a range of cuisines.

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gmovivanta, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Connemara, Chennai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj - Connemara, Chennai! Thank you for your comments on Tripadvisor. It gives us great pleasure to learn that you have thoroughly enjoyed your stay and found the ambience and facilities comfortable as well as the staff helpful. We look forward to welcoming you back to one of many memorable stays with us! Kind... More

Gurgaon, India
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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I was on a business trip to Chennai for one day and selected this hotel. You get a heritage feeling, lovely hotel, good staff, nice food, good pool, nice rooms and good location....perfect for business trip..

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gmovivanta, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Connemara, Chennai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Vivanta by Taj - Connemara! We thank you for your recent review of our hotel on Tripadvisor. I am glad to note that you have found the hotel most convenient and comfortable for your business trip. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Kind regards, Samrat Datta General Manager More

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Address: Binny Road, Chennai (Madras) 600002, India
Location: India > Tamil Nadu > Chennai (Madras)
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Vivanta by Taj - Connemara, Chennai 5*
Number of rooms: 150
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