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The Checkers Hotel

No. 30, Mount Road, Chennai (Madras) 600015, India
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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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Dehradun, India
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the misfortune of staying at The Checkers. The property is not at all well maintained. I think this was a landmark property during its prime (it has capsule lifts, end to end carpeting, video phones) but all in a state of poor maintenance. Location wise it is only around 20 mins (approx) from the airport and hence has... More 

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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We (family of four) stayed in the executive room. The carpet is not clean. The decor is too outdated. Too colorful. The room had insects such as cockroaches. The light bulb holders are broken/hanging. The wall had some holes etc. Cigarette smell every where. Complement buffet B/fast is below average. Staff not friendly. They were like treating us on their... More 

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Coimbatore, India
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Poor maintenance, full of mosquitoes, water was leaking from the bathroom in the upper floor, stinking bed. Had a very unpleasant stay and checked out immediately after I booked a room in a different hotel.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hi .. the worst experience in a 'star' hotel stay Millions of mosquitos Lifts which don't work Food which is stale Ac which cools to 5'C Semi constructed property Odd round beds Bad Bad Bad Ended stay midway & moved to another hotel in emergency

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Gurgaon, India
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Tariff 9000 plus taxes and the condition as per attached photographs, dirty linens, empty minibar, stinking room, high noise levels, unacceptable cheap plastic crockery, loose wires, bulb holders dropping down.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Wanted the share the experience we had during our banquet party on 10th of Jan. A Very pathetic show by the crew. The basics of hospitality was not taken care by crew, If there were any crew. I had to run to the manager every 15 mins to get things done. The Booking was from 10:30 am to 3:00 pm.... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I am writing this with utter disappointment on New year day. I went there for new year dinner and was expecting a good time over dinner. But it turned out to be "The Worst" hotel one could go for. I reserved seats for two for dinner buffet. However when we reached there the entire restaurant was empty (That should have... More 

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8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Stayed for a week in this hotel.Room service used to clean the room on daily basis and they provide us 2 half litres of mineral water.one english paper was issued every morning.Breakfast and Dinner was pathetic.Thought im tasting the same sweet item for 3 days in dinner :-(.No remote for tv in my room.i have asked for it three times... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We had to take an emergency halt at Chennai & only this hotel had availability. The hotel looked like one in the horror films. I guess only me & my husband were staying in this hotel. It was surprising as all other hotels were fully occupied but only this hotel had the availability. As we didn't have choice, we had... More 

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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17 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Selected the hotel based on Location and an attractive offer online. Location was practically not the best due to constructions and one ways. Had to take U- turn's' to reach the hotel. Otherwise it is on the main road. Was surprised to see the chairs upside down in the room. Bathroom was cleaned, but very old and shabby. (Don't know... More 

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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*
Number of rooms: 105
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