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Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

It has been really nice to stay and chill out there. I recommend to the people who lend into chennai to go straight to this place. You will get to know a lot of people to start your trip and chill with the staff who are pretty helpful and kind. Go there and enjoy.

1Thank Joseph G
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed January 4, 2017

Cannot speak more highly of the staff here. Me and a friend arrived after midnight from Australia, despite being due to arrive earlier. The staff were there to welcome us and quickly made up beds and looked after anything we needed. The next day they went out of their way to help us book train tickets to our next stop....

2Thank jackohallo
Carlisle, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 12, 2016

We arrived in Chennai on the day that the Indian government withdrew 80% of their currency! This made life quite interesting but the guys in Elements went out of their way to get us some rupees, even though they didn't have much themselves. The hostel is clean, with aircon and really calm in the mayhem that is Chennai. Thank you...

2Thank Steviet555
Reviewed December 6, 2016

Our time at Elements Hostel was great. We were upgraded to a larger room at no charge for a night, with a lovely balcony with two chairs. There was the option of AC or fans (or both, which we used!), so we were never too hot. Another thing we enjoyed was the option of eating dinner on the rooftop patio...

2Thank Amy-Mae J
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Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

The people from this hostel are very friendly and helpful. A warm welcome when I arrived with a chai and chapati after a long travel journey. This place is clean and in a more quit area. I am thankful to start my journey here.

2Thank yoga s
Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

Within the smelly din of chennai elements hostel stands out. It's clean and cheerful with excellent staff who are more than willing to help you out whatever your problems. G.Magesh is a most accommodating assistan manager and made us feel very welcome.

4Thank Joe C
Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

Elements Hostel offers a really good price, looks quite nice, is perfectly clean and is located very central in Chennai, by Riksha you can be everywhere in a matter of minutes... The staff is extremely kind and will look out for you, especially if you're an "first time to india and just arrived kind of person from europe" like me!...

4Thank palesapalesa
Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

We stayed there the first three nights on our journey through India. And there is no bettet place to start than in this beautiful Hostel with this nice helpfull people around you. Nice and clean rooms with a delicous Rood top restaurant! Thanks, Sonja & Danny

4Thank Sonja G
Reviewed July 9, 2016

Me and my girlfriend stayed in Elements hostel for 3 days and was very happy with the room we had as it was really clean and had 3 fans and aircon. The staff were really friendly and helpful with a lot of information on Chennai and the sights, and were always willing to help with things like the right prices...

6Thank Jayd G
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for three nights. The manager Magesh (and all the staff) are so friendly, honest & helpful that you couldn't go wrong by staying here. They upgraded our room for free (as it's quiet season) which was great. Our room was more like a suite/apartment than a double room. The wifi was very fast, especially on the first...

6Thank Michael W
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At Elements Hostel, we're here to help you make the most of Chennai. Eat with us, stay with us, ask us for information about the city. We can even help you out with rickshaw/ Tuk-Tuk or car rental to help you see the best that Chennai has to offer. We offer a small selection of rooms in our budget hostel to all party sizes. Elements Hostel is situated in the neighbourhood of Kilpauk, a nice area that's easily accessible from the airport, train stations and the city centre. We endeavour to deliver budget accommodation in Chennai that adheres to high standards of cleanliness and security. We offer a range of rooms that cater to all your needs and budget ranges. Elements Hostel is located in an contemporary South Indian town house, offering you a hostel in Chennai with a roof top terrace as well as a courtyard area and common reception room. We offer free wifi, as well as the option to order a traditional Tamil lunch/Dinner in house. Elements Hostel is situated in the neighbourhood of Kilpauk, a nice area that's easily accessible from the airport ( 18KM ) , Egmore ( 4.7 KM )/Central (5.5 KM ) stations , historical center and the famous shopping district of Purasawalkam. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Elements Hostel

Address: 11, Ramanathan Street | Kilpauk, Chennai (Madras) 600010, India
Location: India > Tamil Nadu > Chennai District > Chennai (Madras)
Price Range: $13 - $29 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“they have rooms ranging from dormitory's with multiple beds in the room or they have nicer rooms for people with a little more cash”
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