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The Leela Palace Road Adyar Seaface, MRC Nagar, Chennai (Madras) 600028 India
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  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 08/17/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 08/17/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#1 of 952 hotels in Chennai (Madras)
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2021 Travelers' Choice Best of the Best
On the confluence of the Bay of Bengal and the Adyar river, The Leela Palace is Chennai’s first and only seafront city hotel, designed by John Gerondelis from Smallwood, Reynolds, Stewart, Stewart & Associates Inc. While the public areas, guestrooms and suites, Library Blu, Jamavar and Spectra have been designed by Jeffrey A. Wilkes, the principal designer of DESIGNWILKES, the art and embellishment has been done by Mrs. Madhu Nair, Director Operations and Design of The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts. Drawn from the inspiration of Chettinad Dynasty, the architecture of the Palace Hotel exudes the regal and opulent style. Set on 4.8 acres of land, the 11-storeyed hotel features 326 rooms and suites. Equipped with world-class amenities, the meeting and conference centres are luxuriously and lavishly spread. Its close proximity to the central business district and local attractions and having a spectacular sea view on offer is sure to make the experience of our guests a very memorable one.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Kids stay free
Babysitting
Airport transportation
Valet parking
Wifi
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Fitness / spa locker rooms
Fitness classes
Sauna
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Poolside bar
Car hire
Taxi service
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Facial treatments
Massage
Salon
Steam room
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Newspaper
Butler service
Doorperson
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
Shoeshine
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
Room service
Safe
VIP room facilities
On-demand movies
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Room types
Ocean view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
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Family rooms
Smoking rooms available
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Lalitha wrote a review Jun 15
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The accomodation and services were very good. Enjoyed our stay a lot. Its been a very pleasant stay especially during the pandemic. Room services were too good. Dinning and food were cas requested by us and specifically i want to thanks some of the staff for their great efforts Rabina at the desk, karthik in room service, mihir
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Dear Alaitha35629 , Greetings from The Leela Palace, Chennai! Thank you very much for taking time to write your valuable feedback relating to your recent stay at our hotel. I was delighted to read your review and that you had a relaxing stay with us and all the facilities and Dining experience provided to you were to your satisfaction. Rabina, Karthik and Mihir are delighted to know that their efforts have been so well appreciated. We all graciously await your return to The Leela Palace Chennai in the not too distant future. Warmly, Chengappa General Manager
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Murali wrote a review Jun 13
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My stay was great I really enjoyed my first visit at Leela. Room and the view from room was spectacular, specious room, fresh amenitie, food was good and staff were so friendly and courteous one staff at reception Ms. Rabina she was so great and that warm welcome was amazing
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Traveled on business
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Dear Amurali39951, Greetings from The Leela Palace Chennai. Thank you for your kind words regarding your stay at our hotel. We are always happy to hear that our guests have an enjoyable experience at our property. We strive to give our guests the best of Indian hospitality and I am happy to learn that your experience was as excellent as we endeavor to make it. Rabina is delighted to know that her efforts have been so well appreciated. We all graciously await your return to The Leela Palace Chennai in the not too distant future Warmly, Chengappa General Manager
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Deeps v wrote a review Jun 13
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It was an amazing experience and the food was as usual tooo good. Also, the room service prompt and amidst the covid situation it was a safe experience. And the staff were warm and courteous. Specifically Rabina was amazing and great thanks for her service Would definitely love to come back
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Dear Adeeps56728755, Greetings from The Leela Palace Chennai. Thank you for your kind words regarding your stay at our hotel. We are always happy to hear that our guests have an enjoyable experience at our property. We strive to give our guests the best of Indian hospitality and I am happy to learn that your experience was as excellent as we endeavor to make it. Rabina is delighted to know that her efforts have been so well appreciated. We all graciously await your return to The Leela Palace Chennai in the not too distant future Warmly, Chengappa General Manager
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Ankitha jain wrote a review Jun 8
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Good environment delicious food serve by the chef anjan and rabina thank you so much for your services room view was awesome really worth to visit this place nice service each and everything was serve in room we really enjoy it thank you
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Dear Ankitha, Greetings from The Leela Palace, Chennai! It's such a joy to read the positive and upbeat review of your recent stay with us at The Leela Palace Chennai. I’m delighted you enjoyed all aspects of your visit We are also thankful to you for acknowledging the efforts of Chef Anjan and Rabina we have passed along your kind comments to them and they are delighted to know that their efforts have been so very well recognized. We all graciously await your return to The Leela Palace Chennai in the not too distant future. Warmly, Chengappa General Manager
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Dr Sindu wrote a review Jun 3
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The best hotel for the weekend getaway.. very good service by the staffs, Ms Akshada is the one of the best host.. overall and amazing experience.. waiting for the lockdown to get over, so could have a visit back again
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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Dear Dr Sindu, Greetings from The Leela Palace, Chennai! It's such a joy to read the positive and upbeat review of your recent visit. I’m delighted you enjoyed all aspects of service and that we could make your stay memorable. We are also thankful to you for acknowledging the efforts of Akshatha , we have passed along your kind comments to her and she is delighted to know that her efforts were so well recognized. We all graciously await your return to The Leela Palace Chennai in the not too distant future. Warmly, Chengappa General Manager
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PRICE RANGE
$113 - $181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
IndiaTamil NaduChennai DistrictChennai (Madras)
NUMBER OF ROOMS
326
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Leela Palace Chennai
Which popular attractions are close to The Leela Palace Chennai?
Nearby attractions include Broken Bridge (0.3 miles), Adyar Poonga River Restoration Park (0.6 miles), and M.Rm.Rm. Cultural Foundation (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Leela Palace Chennai?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at The Leela Palace Chennai?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at The Leela Palace Chennai?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at The Leela Palace Chennai?
Yes, free parking, secured parking, and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Leela Palace Chennai?
Conveniently located restaurants include Broken Bridge Cafe Indian Restaurant by Radioroom, Jamavar, and China XO.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Leela Palace Chennai?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Does The Leela Palace Chennai have an airport shuttle?
Yes, The Leela Palace Chennai offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Leela Palace Chennai?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does The Leela Palace Chennai offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to The Leela Palace Chennai?
Many travelers enjoy visiting MGR Memorial (3.4 miles), Pigeon House & Whitefield House (4.4 miles), and Ranganatha Swamy Temple (4.8 miles).