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The Royal Regency
Ranked #121 of 397 Hotels in Chennai (Madras)
Navi Mumbai (New Mumbai), Maharashtra, India
1 review
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“Hotel Regency, Chennai”
Reviewed November 4, 2011

Walkin distance from Chennai Central.Budget hotel
.Banquet is quite small.Announcing system quality is not good.
Rooms are not bad compared to rate.
Multiquisine restaurant is there.Food is quite good.

Room Tip: Try to get rooms in upper floor, can get some good view of picturesque Central buldiing.
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  • Stayed October 2011, traveled solo
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed October 12, 2011

I stayed at the Hotel Royal Regency Chennai on a business trip in September this year . While the location of the hotel is good the service and accomodation are very average . The Superior Room where I stayed has been recently renovated as per the hotel manager but they are nothing to be spoken about . Understand that the normal rooms are quite old - saw one of the interiors when the door was open . Room service is quite slow and the food menu is minimal . For a business traveller staying for one/two nights may be just ok - this hotel is definitely not one for a holiday . Given the price I feel that there are better hotels at Chennai than the Royal Regency .

Room Tip: In case you decide to stay here go for the Superior Rooms on the second floor
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  • Stayed September 2011, traveled on business
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London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed October 9, 2011

Just returned from this hotel having spent three night there. Its better than some but could be so much nicer. They are renovating the rooms slowly and I have to say the one I stayed in was fine. The breakfast buffet is awful but I am fussy. Nothing more exciting than cereal, a boiled egg and some Indian choices. toast something that resembles butter and very sweet jam. The staff are helpful and very polite. Hot water is another matter not always instant but be patient. As this Hotel stands along a main road its very busy outside at all times. having said that I slept through the night with no problems at all. So if you want clean sheets and a comfy bed stay here. If you want luxury then its not the place for you.

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled with friends
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed March 30, 2011

Excellent comfortable hotel- reasonably priced with very helpful staff. room was air conditioned and comfortable. Staff at reception were extremely helpful and the staff were well dressed and elegant.
Breakfast was varied and of a high standard. Made us a packed lunch when we requested this

Room Tip: Excellent Value- Helpful Staff
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  • Stayed February 2011, traveled as a couple
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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed February 1, 2011

do not go there. woke up 3 am with stinking smell. had to put air conditioner on high and fan but could not get the small away. never again will I stay there. beatiful pictures on the internet ehich is a lie.

Stayed January 2011, traveled on business
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Athens, Greece
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Reviewed December 21, 2010

I had to stay for one night in this hotel. I would definitely recommend to stay away. It might sound reasonably priced but it isn't worth it. The hotel is located next to the railway tracks and the windows are not sound proof. The room was in very bad condition, the paintings on the wall falling off and such. The hallway to get to the room seemed to be bombarded and water was dripping everywhere. I asked for a bottle of water and they brought me an already opened one which I had to return.

My conclusion. Stay away. There are better places in Chennai for the same price than the Royal Regency.

  • Stayed December 2010, traveled on business
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed November 3, 2010

I have stayed there for 5 nights, from 29th October 2010 until 3rd November 2010. What can i say about this hotel... hmm... Good, really good, I will recommend this hotel to others. The food are really nice, every night we ordered food from the hotel's restaurant, The front desk staff, waiters also very friendly. Every queries from us will be entertain nicely by them(my wife is the one ask so many questions). Even they will recommend places which we should visited during our stay they. Cleanliness.... also very good. I have read somewhere where the people have commented that the hotel is filthy and smells like toilet... very bad comment because we can find which place is filthy and smells like toilet. Noisy? hahahahaa.... Chennai is a noisiest town. From my room can view railway track and trains will pass by almost every hour. The sound is not irritating as the honk/horn sound from the vehicles. Me and my half sleep peacefully during the nights, Another advantage of the hotel is situated near the public transport. Just a 3 to 5 minutes walk u can reach Chennai Railway Station. U no need to waste u time find a public vehicle to travel, u just have to stand in front of your hotel and in a minute time, a auto(3 tyre vehicle) will be at ur service. hmm.... as a conclusion, we are happy with the Royal Regency Hotel. -Shankar-

  • Stayed October 2010, traveled as a couple
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Property: The Royal Regency
Address: 26/27 Poonamallee High Road | Periamet, Chennai (Madras) 600003, India
Location: India > Tamil Nadu > Chennai District > Chennai (Madras)
Amenities:
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Chennai (Madras)
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Royal Regency 2.5*
Number of rooms: 103
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Royal Regency is a Boutique hotel with 103 well furnished rooms, a Multi Cuisine Restaurant and 5 Banquet Hall. It is located in between Chennai Central and Chennain Egmore Railway Stations - only 1/2 Km from each. 24 hrs public transport is available from Koyambedu Interstate Bus Terminal and Airport is 18 Km apart. Egmore Museum, Marina Beach, International Leather Hub, Chennai Port, J. Nehru Stadium, Govt. Madras Medical College etc are nearest attractions. ... more   less 
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