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  5 Star Deluxe Hotels Chennai

  • Taj Coromandel
  • The Park
  • Park Sheraton & Towers
  • Le Royal Meridien


  •   5 Star Hotels in Chennai

  • Taj Connemara
  • Chola Sheraton
  • Fisherman's Cove
  • Trident Hilton
  • Radisson GRT


  •   4 Star Hotels in Chennai

  • GRT Grand Days
  • Benz Park Tulip
  • Ambassador Pallava
  • Ramada Raj Park
  • Savera Hotel
  • The Residency Towers
  • Hotel President


  •   3 Star Hotels in Chennai

  • Breeze Hotel
  • Radha Park Inn
  • Ambica Empire
  • Grand Orient
  • Hotel Shelter
  • Woodlands Hotel
  • The Residency
  • Quality Inn Sabari


  •   2 Star Hotels in Chennai

  • Pandian Hotel
  • Balaji Resorts
  • Hotel Mallika
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      Other Hotels in Chennai

  • Hotel Tulip Aruna
  • Hotel Dasaprakash
  • Hotel MGM Grand
  • Hotel Atlantic
  • Sindoori Hotel
  • Hotel Abu Palace
  • Windsor Park Hotel


  •   South India Tour Packages

  • Andaman Tour
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      Beaches in Chennai

  • Covelon Beach
  • Elliots Beach




  • Transportation in Chennai (Madras)

    Transportation in Chennai

    Metropolitan Transport Corporation (MTC) is owned by the Government of Tamil Nadu and registered under Companies Act, 1956. The Chennai city transport is a government route transport system and covers all the parts of the metropolitan area of Chennai which is about 3939 square kilometers. Using MTC buses in Chennai is economical with a wide network. More than 4.2 million passengers travel everyday in it. Volvo buses have also been introduced by the Tamil Nadu government in its public transport network in Chennai.

    The most popular public transport in Chennai is its buses and trains. A total number of 2,773 buses run on 375 routes in Chennai. Mini-bus services are also present in the suburbs of the Chennai metropolitan area, apart from MTC services. Vans or "Maxi Cabs” run like bus services and ply on many routes in the city. Metered taxis and auto rickshaws complete the transport system of Chennai. 
    Rupees 2.00 is the minimum fare for the first stage which is approximately two kilometers.

    MTC has five major divisions:

    • LSS – Limited Stop Service
    • Express
    • Deluxe
    • M-Service
    • Night service

    MTC buses in Chennai includes Single Decker, Semi low floor buses, Vestibule buses, Double deckers, Low floor buses and recently introduced Volvo A/C buses, with a total number of  3093 buses run in the Chennai city.

    Railway network Chennai
    Three rail sectors, namely Chennai Central—Arakkonam, Chennai Central—Sullurpeta, and Chennai Beach—Chengalpattu, consist of the railway network of Chennai.  An elevated MRTS suburban train system, interlinked with the suburban rail network is another blessing for Chennai railway passengers.



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  •   Beach Resorts in Chennai

  • MGM Beach Resort
  • Shelter Beach Resort
  • Ideal Beach Resort
  • GRT Temple Bay
  • Golden Sun Hotel & Beach Resort
  • K.G. Emerald Beach Resort


  •   Airport Hotels in Chennai

  • Hotel Le Royal Meridien
  • The Trident Hilton Hotel
  • Radisson Hotel


  •   Business Hotels in Chennai

  • The Ambassador Pallava
  • The Park
  • The Trident Hilton Hotel
  • Taj Connemara


  •   Suburb Hotels in Chennai

  • Park Sheraton & Towers
  • Chola Sheraton
  • GRT Grand Days
  • Benz Park Tulip
  • Ambassador Pallava
  • Savera Hotel
  • Breeze Hotel
  • Radha Park Inn
  • Pandian Hotel


  •   Tour Packages from Chennai

  • South India Temple Tour
  • South India Ayurveda Tour
  • South India Temple and Beach Tour
  • Panaromic South India Tour
  • Andaman Island Tour


  •   Things to do in Chennai

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      Sightseeing in Chennai

  • Birla Planetarium
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  • Crocodile Bank
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