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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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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2011

very old yet very good .good location to both the egmore and central station ....clean basic rooms helpful staff.,nice homely atmosphere and most of all best south indian food in the egmore area. close proximity to the iconic shopping malls and mount road which has vti a must visit for hady crafts.The museum is on the same road ....overall good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2011

The Hotel is well located in the heart of the city and near to Egmore Railway station. Comuting form this place to other places in Chenaai is very convenient. The dining hall is very decent , neat and clean. A spacious dining hall with proper lighting gives a good relief and enjoyable. The service is very good. Selection of items... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2011

Hotel Ashoka doesnt have any great interiors or anything great about it. Its location is central and one can go to Mount Road for shopping. Thier south indian breakfast is really good but lunch is not so good. Services was really bad & the language also was an issue as their understanding of Hindi was really poor. Please do enjoy... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2011

I visited this Hotel to stay along with my Mother as we had gone to Chennai for her medical checkup. This is a no frills hotel but one of the finest. We took a cottage and believe me it reminded me of the old world charm. Huge room with a seating area and a huge bath with a dressing room.... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2011

I was suffering from a stomach bug, so was looking for more in the way of mid-range comforts than are offered in the budget places where I often stay. Unfortunately the room I was offered here was no improvement on most of the cheapo places on nearby Kennet Lane, despite being 3 times the price. The only "advantage" was A/C,... More 

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2011

If you are looking for a budget hotel, this is a choice worth consideration. The main charm of this hotel is its restaurant 'Abhinandan' which is amazing and you will get to see loads of cars parked just for the food. Rooms are fine with lot scope for improvement but as for a budget hotel, this is a good destination... More 

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Lucknow, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2010

The hotel has a vegetarian restaurant and the rates are pretty reasonable for both the accomodation and the restaurant. A complimentary breakfast awaits every day which can be availed only by visiting the restaurant. Tip the waiters well at first, for good service during the stay.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2010

This hotel is located near to Chennai egmore railway station at walkable distance from it. The rooms are very big but the building is very old. Restaurant serves you nice south Indian tasty food. Toilets & bathrooms are very old type looks like they are in need of renovation. There is a provision of lift in many blocks so no... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2010

Dirty looking towels. Unclean look. Bad service. Lots of mosquitoes. Didnot sleep at all.Only good thing is good location.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2010

Only spent one night but that was enough. Service was good but room quality was very bad. Our sheets looked like they hadn't been washed. Its a good location but for the price of the room(1980R) I was expecting a lot better.

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