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The Checkers Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   No. 30, Mount Road, Chennai (Madras) 600015, India
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Ranked #246 of 336 hotels in Chennai (Madras)
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

One of the worst of the Hotel to Stay . Horrible house keeping and terrible staff. just grand entry and equally worst ahead to see. Shady rooms, smelly & dirty linens with not functioning Rest Rooms. Totally waste of money .

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our travel agent booked us into this hotel as this was the closest to the ITC Grand Chola where we were having our event. We were a team of 12 who travelled to Chennai on work. Since this was the first time we were visiting Chennai, we didnt know anything about this hotel except the fact that it was very... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I must say, that this hotel left me spell bound with awesome and well done rooms, a swimming pool that had crystal clear blue water and room service that catered to my every need. I had been to this place on a business meet and was glad to know that they have such a luxurious and lavish property which caters... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I think they really need to renovate this place. Totally sucks. I am not getting words to describe how bad it is. I ordered omelet and there was no pepper, salt, sauce and cutlery to eat it. I really don't want to describe the bathroom. It looks like a haunted Manson.

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Canggu, Indonesia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To be honest there are not enough expletives in the English language to describe just what an absolute dump and rip-off this place is. Avoid at all costs: Key issues: 1- slow, slow slow and crappy elevators - bad layout and design in general, fire hazard 2- the carpets in the entire hotel should be replaced and all decor redone... More

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Singapore, Singapore
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friends, The most unpleasant stay in a Hotel in my life is Checkers, it was AWFUL with dirty rooms , dirty walls in the room, dirty toilet doors everything around was so dirty. Never ever try to step in this Hotel . we stayed for one night and it was the most Horror night for us .

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Chennai (Madras), India
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125 reviews 125 reviews
7 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I have visited Checkers hotel with my hubby for a friend's reception, didnt get a chance to stay. One of my friend's wedding reception held at the hall 'Cleopatra' of checkers hotel. The hall was pretty decent, accommodated less than 100 ppl, they have arranged dinner at "Oasis". Food was of mediocre taste, it was buffet system. Starters were good.

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Salem, India
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

This hotel is the worst hotel i have ever been in. The rooms are not cleaned and the carpets lie there for years. The bathrooms have only tubs. What will the elders do? The lift in the hotel mostly doesn't work. Please avoid this hotel. It is very bad.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

You could not find another hotel that can charge you and give you filthy bed, bath water, roaches etc. nothing but a dump. I am surprised this is a legal property that can do business. Dare to eat and drink anything there. Please stay away.

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Cairo, Egypt
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

awful round beds, awful bathrooms. overall appearance is luxurious but once you check in you are trapped. the staff is the only good thing in this poorly maintained hotel. I don't advice anyone to stay there until they fix all the plumping and maintenance, internet, blackout problems

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Address: No. 30, Mount Road, Chennai (Madras) 600015, India
Location: India > Tamil Nadu > Chennai (Madras)
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Checkers Hotel 3.5*
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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Swimming Pool
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#33 Spa Hotel in Chennai (Madras)
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The best things in life happen out of the blue. Experience the newest address on Chennai's hotel scene. The Checkers hotel features 120 rooms and suites with Hi-Speed Wi-Fi access, plasma screen TV's, direct ISD/STD dialing, DVD movie library, luxury beds & complimentary tea and coffee. Other features include a choice of 3 specialty restaurants, All Day Dining restaurant & cafe, 5 banquet options, business center, sky pool on level 10, gym & fitness center, modern spa. ... more   less 
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