We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 338 Chennai (Madras) hotels

Madras Hotel Ashoka

Save
You added Madras Hotel Ashoka to your Saves list
47, Pantheon Road | Egmore, Chennai (Madras) 600 008, India
Hotel amenities
Madras Hotel Ashoka
Ranked #106 of 338 Hotels in Chennai (Madras)
We can't find prices for this hotel
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this hotel, but we can search other options in Chennai (Madras)
Check In Check Out
Write a Review

48 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    5
    12
    15
    6
    10
See reviews for
18
8
5
15
Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (6)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (48)
  • Mar-May only
    (14)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (9)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (14)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (11)
All months
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the good hotels in Chennai suitable for budget travelers. Very near Chennai Egmore station, museum and eye hospital. Shopping areas not far away. Large open area. Good vegetarian food available

Was this review helpful? Yes
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
18 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

This hotel is having a nice vegetarian restaurant, ample parking area and the location is good. Apart from these there is nothing which will satisfy you. Spacious but very old and stinking rooms, poor linen with stains and unclean blankets, lousy bathroom with clogged shower, towels which is worse than floor mat and staff (room service and room boys) they... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Chennai (Madras), India
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Nestled between Egmore Railway Station and the Museum, and close to Central Station, Ashoka in Egmore, Chennai is a very comfortable, if somewhat Spartan accommodation to suit the budget of middle class and lower income group, yet classic enough to attract the rich. The restaurant Abhinanda serves very authentic South Indian meals and 'tiffen' - a local euphimesim for snacks.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
DUBAI
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
40 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I visited the restaurant with my family for a dinner and the food is really good.The vegetarian restaurant is having some special items in the evening menu.The kids really enjoyed the food and all my family.Really a nice and tasty experience.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Chennai (Madras), India
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Being in Chennai but staying in a hotel was new to me but it was a homely experience for me and my daughter. Large property and spaced out rooms across blocks provided good air circulation. The round design of blocks is something new and very good! However bath rooms were not very neat and the entire buildings could have a... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Newbury, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
14 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Please avoid this hotel if possible. Although, the location is excellent and felt very safe as a single woman travelling with a young child, found the lack of sanitation completely off putting. Every morning, there were rat dropping all around the bathroom sink and different areas throughout the room. This was cleaned away during the day by hotel staff, but... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Thane
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
29 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Had been to this hotel for two nights on an official work. The campus of hotel is very big. The hotel must be very nice once upon a time. However, due to lac of up-keeping, it looks dated now. Rooms are fairly neat and clean but the fixtures are not maintained properly. Doors and window frames to are unattended. This... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Even though there are a few new hotels and service apartments in chennai, i still prefer the old Madras Ashoka hotel for the rooms are clean and food is brilliant. and it's in the center of the city. the prices though could have been a little lesser. I would still go back to this hotel :)

Was this review helpful? Yes
Trivandrum
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
18 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

The hotel is good but old.The bathrooms are spacious ,but no modern amenities.two blocks are very old.one block is new.The main advantage is the hotel is situated in the heart of city.very near to railway stations.The restaurant is good ,but only vegetarian dishes are available.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Oslo, Norway
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

A great choice , the rooms are large and clean , an old hotel but full of charm , the staff are very proffessional , well trained . Stayed for three days , really enjoyed our stay , we ate every meal at their restaurant , simply superb as stated in all the comments , fantastic stay , highly reccommended... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Madras Hotel Ashoka? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Madras Hotel Ashoka

Address: 47, Pantheon Road | Egmore, Chennai (Madras) 600 008, India
Location: India > Tamil Nadu > Chennai (Madras)
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 109

9 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (9)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (4)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Other (4)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay