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Madras Hotel Ashoka

47, Pantheon Road | Egmore, Chennai (Madras) 600 008, India
Madras Hotel Ashoka
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  • 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
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Porbandar, India
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49 reviews 49 reviews
6 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The location of hotel is really excellent and it is very much approachable from Egmore Station. The south indian breakfast they serve is upto the mark and truely a south indian taste ! room service is also very nice....will visit again for sure.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place has been around for a long time and the restaurant staff are amazing.... their service and observation is awesome... several big name brand restaurants can certainly learn a thing or two. Excellent pricing ! Great vegetarian food, awesome sambhar and the variety of chutney.... anyone visiting Chennai must visit .

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel has run down. The building and the rooms are very old. It needs renovation. The rooms doesn't look like how it is presented in their website. The bathroom were very dirty and stink. The bedspread has stains and the rooms is quite smelly as well. The equipment in the room is very old as well. The staff are... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

This is probably the worst hotel I have ever checked into in my life. I was going to Chennai with my husband on a business trip and a friend of mine recommended this place. The reception is nasty and is manned by a senior citizen. The rooms are even more dirty. The door mat is stained. The beds are nasty... More 

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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87 reviews 87 reviews
18 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

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

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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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 

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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.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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 

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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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 

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