Hilton Hotels & Resorts Opens First Hotel in Chennai, India

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    Hilton Hotels & Resorts has recently announced the opening of Hilton Chennai, its first hotel in India’s fifth most populous city. Featuring 204 guest rooms and more than 7,000 square feet of event space, the upscale, full-service hotel is a 15-minute drive from Chennai’s domestic and international airports.Hilton Chennai is a new-build, 10-storey hotel which offers a range of accommodation options from deluxe rooms through to executive rooms and suites. Guests can enjoy a contemporary feel with a touch of old Madras, which is reflected in the décor of the rooms and public areas.

    Each room of the hotel is designed for comfort and relaxation while it features state-of-the-art technology for the convenience of the guests. All guest rooms come with the signature Hilton Serenity Bed, a spacious work desk, flat-screen LCD television, a walk-in rain shower, a luxurious bathtub and high-speed Internet access.

    The hotel is strategically located in Guindy, which is home to many important landmarks in the city. The hotel is close to major technology parks such as Olympia and Tamarai where the headquarters of prestigious multinational corporations are located. It is also near to famous tourist attractions such as the Guindy National Park, Marina Beach, the old town of Mylapore – housing the ancient temple of Kapaleeswarar, San Thome Basilica Church and the city’s most prestigious museum, the Government Museum.

    Hilton Chennai offers guests an extensive array of food and beverage outlets with five restaurants and bars to choose from. Est is a casual contemporary café located at the lobby level of the hotel and features a glass enclosed live bakery. Vasco’s is a stylish all-day dining restaurant serving fresh, innovative global cuisine from four “live” kitchens. Vintage Bank is a chic wine and cheese bar, ideal for those seeking exceptional wines and a variety of the world’s best cheeses. Ayla, named after a popular local fish, will showcase Kadoloram or coastal cuisine. Q Bar, a poolside bar and grill on the roof of the hotel, features spectacular city views. Both Ayla and Q Bar will open in April.

    Hilton Chennai offers the latest state-of-the-art technology in all the meeting rooms, fully integrated audio-visual equipment and high-end conference amenities. The Hilton Grand Ballroom, spread over 445 square meters with a ceiling height of 4.8 meters, is equipped with sky fold soundproof partitions and is destined to be the most sought-after venue in the city for corporate meetings, celebrations and informal parties.

    For guests who want to keep their workout program on track while traveling, the hotel also features impressive leisure facilities including an infinity outdoor pool and a 24-hour state-of-the-art fitness center.

    Daniel Fountain / 05.03.2011

    Editor, Hotel Designs


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