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M.R.C Nagar, R.A. Puram, Chennai (Madras) 600028 India
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What you can expect during your stay
  • 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 819 hotels in Chennai (Madras)
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2020 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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Property amenities
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
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
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
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
Smoking rooms available
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Hindi
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siddharth k wrote a review Dec 1
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Nice ambiance and the support staff have been helpful throughout the stay. Rooms were tidy and spacious enough. Event I attended was also at the same hotel,it was organised well and the food was also fine.
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Response from Chengappa KM, General Manager at The Leela Palace Chennai
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Dear 99siddharthk, Greetings from The Leela Palace Chennai. Thank you very much for taking the time to share your review. I am very happy to see that we have ensured a pleasant and memorable palace experience during your visit, we are delighted to know that you enjoyed the palace ambience, room and food, it is always gratifying to receive such positive feedback from our valued guests.. I will convey you compliments to our entire team. We all graciously await your return to The Leela Palace Chennai in the not too distant future Warmly, K.M Chengappa General Manager
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Isha Ambika wrote a review Nov 2020
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Service was very good and also food . The rooms were well maintained and service was good . Ambience of the palace is very nice . All the staff here we'll guided us throughout the stay . Check in and check out were made easy for us . Well recommended for any type of stay . Hoping to come back again .
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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Dear Ishkush_026, Greetings from The Leela Palace Chennai! Thank you very much for taking the time to write such kind compliments relating to your recent stay with us. I was very delighted to read your review and that you had such a fantastic, relaxing stay with us and that you enjoyed our hospitality. 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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Vikram balaji wrote a review Nov 2020
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Great service and great staff ...good sanitisation and the view was great with the sea right by the bed...great food with welcoming staff..and a desi atmosphere..highly recommend to people who want a taste of the south
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Response from Chengappa KM, General Manager at The Leela Palace Chennai
Responded 4 days ago
Dear Vikzzzzz94, Greetings from The Leela Palace Chennai. It was a true pleasure for us to read your thoughtful comments. As we aim to provide a truly remarkable experience for our guests, we are really thrilled that we were able to exceed your expectations in overall. We are also thankful to you for acknowledging our staff, we have passed along your kind comments to them. Together with my team, I hope to welcome you back soon again and provide you the finest Indian hospitality. Warmly K.M Chengappa General Manager
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Suresh B K wrote a review Nov 2020
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My stay is amazing, I was given an upgrade to sea view room which is amazing and the food was exquisite with very wide varieties (Lunch). I have never had an amazing lunch ever before! Don’t miss Lunch
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Response from Chengappa KM, General Manager at The Leela Palace Chennai
Responded 5 days ago
Dear Sureshbkeshav, Greetings from The Leela Palace, Chennai. It is always gratifying to receive such wonderful comments from our values guests. I have shared your feedback with the entire team and we are delighted to know you have enjoyed our hospitality. 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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Tanmay G wrote a review Nov 2020
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India4 contributions2 helpful votes
Great stay at The Leela Palace Amazing location and scenery with the sea view roon Good ambience and amazing staff They were helpful from the beginning and the food at spectra was great Looking forward to coming here soon
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
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Dear tanmayg2013, Greetings from The Leela Palace Chennai! Thank you very much for taking the time to write such kind compliments relating to your recent stay at our palace. I was very delighted to read your review and that you had such a fantastic, relaxing stay with us and that you enjoyed your experience at Spectra. We all graciously await your return to The Leela Palace Chennai in the not too distant future. Warmly, KM 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, Jamavar, and Spectra.
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), Adi Kadi Vav (4.4 miles), and Navghan Kuvo (4.4 miles).