The largest of the four metropolitan cities in India, Chennai is a vibrant gateway to the south Indian culture. Chennai is known for the infectious exuberance of its Tamil-speaking people and its wonderful cosmopolitan way of life. Also known as the Detroit of Asia—the auto hub of India—Chennai displays a mix of cultural heritage blended in by the Portuguese, Dutch, French and the British.Chennai has a tropical climate, but being on the coastline, it is humid through the year. With mainly two seasons in a year, Chennai can get hot in summers; however, monsoons (October to December) bring respite.Places to visit in and around Chennai are many. Pick from a colonial fort, its beaches, churches and temples, water sports and amusement parks, shopping centres and street markets, fine-dining and luxury hotels.Among the tourist places in Chennai, Mahabalipuram, a UNESCO Heritage Site, is a must-visit. Head to the 6th century Hindu temple for Lord Shiva at Mylapore, the early 19th century Thousand Lights Mosque or the 16th century Roman Catholic Church at Santhome. Fort St. George, the first British fortress in India, promises an assortment of stories—real and fictional—for the history buff.Chennai has the best of southern cuisines at its restaurants—luxury or otherwise.
Breakfast items like soft idlis and crisp dosas fly off the stoves on the streets while a traditional meal served on banana leaves tempt your taste buds. Lunch comprises the staple, rice. If you love a spicy twist, dig into Chettinad food. Nungambakkam, T Nagar and Alwarpet host many famed eateries.You can sample authentic southern dishes while you are at The Leela Palace Chennai, as our chefs at the hotel prepare the most popular recipes from the south. Here, food comes with a dollop of warmth that will linger long after you’ve finished your meal.Discover Chennai’s rich cultural heritage, its Carnatic music and Bharatnatyam, during the annual Margazhi Dance and Music Festival, between December and January. Shop at retail hotspots Phoenix Market City and Express Avenue and go art-gallery hopping at the Galleria at The Leela Palace Chennai, Apparao Galleries and Srushti Art Gallery. Visit the cultural halls and unwind at pubs like Havana at The Raintree Hotel and 10 Downing Street.Whenever you need help getting around, simply ask for The Leela Palace Chennai concierge services. Enjoy the plush comforts of our luxury sedan as it cruises through the streets.
Deluxe City View - When all you want is to relax after a long day, sit back and enjoy a breathtaking view of the cityscape or the azure pool. Get an uninterrupted view of the city even as you make the best of our amenities to help you take care of your work, or simply unwind and relax.It may be our entry-level room, but this is where we begin redefining luxury. With 538 sq ft (50 sq mt) of spaciousness dedicated to it, our Deluxe Rooms are considered the largest in the segment of entry-level rooms across all hotels in the city. And that is just the beginning. You will be enamoured by the care we have taken with the décor, complementing it with perfection in the services rendered as well as the state-of-the-art amenities on offer.
Deluxe Sea View - When all you want is to relax after a long day, sit back and enjoy a breathtaking view of the sea. Get an uninterrupted view of the sea even as you make the best of our amenities to help you take care of your work, or simply unwind and relax.It is our second category rooms and this is where we begin redefining luxury. With 538 sq ft (50 sq mt) of spaciousness dedicated to it, our Deluxe Rooms are considered the largest in the segment of rooms across all hotels in the city. You will be enamoured by the care we have taken with the décor, complementing it with perfection in the services rendered as well as the state-of-the-art amenities on offer.
Premier Sea View - Designed to let even the workaholic in you relax and unwind, our Premier Rooms come with the most modern equipment so that you are ahead of your game. Add to that the comfort and lavishness of 721 sq ft (67 sq mt) of space to lounge in, and an uninterrupted view of the Bay of Bengal.
Executive Suite - Live the charmed life in our executive suites, rich in its décor and grand in its features. Experience the sheer luxury of space and convenience.Revel in the sweet pleasures of customised luxury. Our 807 sq ft (75 sq mt) Executive Suites come with a living room, bedroom, powder room and walk-in wardrobe. We know how to treat you like royalty. Besides its grand spaciousness, each of our Executive Suites reflects the opulence associated with the brand, right from its décor to the furniture and other amenities that come with it.
Junior Suite - With all the amenities to add to your comfort we have city view rooms and a million-dollar view of the sea from your window, this luxury space is entirely worth your money. If you were to spend a day doing absolutely nothing, taking in the gorgeous seascape outdoors, this suite would let you do just that. Try not to judge these 1076 - 1345 sq ft (100 sq mt - 125 sq mt) spaces by their name, for they feature in them a living room, bedroom, powder room, a stylish walk-in wardrobe, a utilitarian kitchenette and a comfortable dining table for those late night hunger pangs.
Luxury Suite - Traditional Indian design blends in perfectly with world- class amenities to pamper you in this 1614 sq ft (150 sq mt) size suite. Some of the features of this suite include a living room, dining table for four, powder room, study table and a walk-in closet.
Grande Suite - At the Grande Suite, live the grand life, with luxury fit for a king. Furnished with the finest, most luxurious amenities, these rooms extend into the plush side of living. They also come with the finest views, so you can enjoy the city go by below.
Royal Luxury Suite - Live the grand life in this luxurious suite designed for fine living. Furnished with the finest, most luxurious amenities, these rooms extend into the plush side of living. Guests can also enjoy panoramic views of the sea from the suites.
Royal Grand Suite - In this 175 sqmt Royal Grand Suite you can live the grand life to the hilt.Furnished with the finest, most luxurious amenities, these rooms extend into the plush side of living. They also come with panoramic views of the sea.
Royal Suite - Here, you can live the royal life. We have taken grandeur a notch higher, and given it a whole new meaning, with our Royal Suites. And we have done that with the attention that we have paid to every intricate detail in each of the rooms in the suite.Experience the good life in this luxurious suite.Each 200 sqmt spacious suite features two king size bed rooms, an elegant living room, dining table, study table, and a walk-in wardrobe.
Chairman Suite - This is a 4304 sq ft (400 sq mt) suite that will leave lasting impressions of your stay. The grandeur of this ninth-floor suite extends beyond its space, to the conveniences in it. It comes with a master bedroom, a living space, a gymnasium, spa with washroom facilities, kitchenette, dining table for 10, study room and powder room.
Presidential Suite - This is the largest suite in all of south India. With 4842 sq ft (450 sq mt) area, this suite comes with grandeur inspired by the Chettinad Dynasty.
Hotel & Room facilities
- 24-hour front desk
- Backup generator
- Breakfast services
- Laundry services
- Free Wi-Fi
- Luggage storage
- Doctor on call
- Travel counter
- Attached Bathroom
- H/C running water
- Mini Bar
- Swimming pool
- Premium bedding
- Reading lamps
- Room heater
- Daily newspaper
- Coffee/Tea maker