The Taj Coromandel is located in the heart of Chennais near the main business, cultural and shopping areas at MG Road. This international, five-star, deluxe hotel in South India awarded by the Government of India, features elegant accommodations, exclusive Taj Club floors, fine gourmet restaurants, stately banquets, a well equipped business center, state-of-the-art fitness center with an outdoor pool and a host of facilities and services.
Offering a fusion of rich South Indian design cues and classic European elegance, the Taj Coromandel gives guests the best of both worlds - business and leisure in the heart of the city. The hotel facade rightly bares the Kalpavriksh motif a mythical wish granting tree, reassuring any guest who visits the hotel an unforgettable stay experience.
It is the winner of the Business Excellence Award, the only member of the Leading Hotels of the World in Chennai and preferred hotel for most international delegations in Chennai.
The onsite restaurants offer a range of cuisines. Dine at Prego for exquisite Italian food or at Southern Spice for ethnic Indian cuisine from the four Southern Indian States. For a multi-cuisine experience, Anise is the 24-hour eatery serving Indian, Continental, Italian, Thai and more. At the Fort St. George Bar one can unwind with cocktails, liqueurs, finger foods and international snacks.
Offering a fusion of rich South Indian design cues and classic European elegance, the Taj Coromandel gives guests the best of both worlds - business and leisure in the heart of the city.
Year renovated 2010.
Number of rooms 213.
The hotel comprises of 202 elegantly appointed rooms including 11 opulent suites. Spacious and sophisticated, all guestrooms at Taj Coromandel offer luxurious style and comfort. There are superior rooms, luxury rooms, Taj club rooms, executive suites, club luxury suites, Grandlux suites, presidential suites.
Rooms are equipped with the following basic modern amenities like hi-speed wireless internet connection, data port access for laptop and modems, speakerphone with two lines having international direct dial facility and voice mail, 24 hours music channel, International television channels, fully stocked mini-bar, in-room electronic safe, executive desk with stationery and top of the line linen, upholstery, and bathroom amenities.
Each room type provides additional amenities: luxury rooms are equipped with wooden carved furniture, larger wardrobes, in-room fax, electronic safe, executive desk with stationery, and a standing shower in the bathroom. The presidential suites are fitted with antiques, fine marble, wooden carvings, curios and artifacts to match the décor, these suites also boast of an exclusive pantry, extra large bathrooms, large shower cubicle and Jacuzzi.
At Taj, a distinctive dining experience is offered, one that explores the nuances of the finest Indian and international cuisines, serving traditional and contemporary favorites.
Anise: This vibrant, 24-hour coffee shop offers an eclectic selection of international flavors in a contemporary and informal setting. Cuisine: Multi Cuisine, International with thematic buffets on weekends and special diva nites. The all day dining eatery, serves a multi-cuisine international menu with thematic buffets on select days of the week and weekends.
Chipstead: The new stylish and contemporary bar located off the lobby. It offers a wide range of classic malts, wine, a vast selection of white spirits and rare & old whisky.
Golden Dragon: The iconic Chinese restaurant located in the lobby, features Sichuan with elements of Cantonese cuisine. The Tea Bar, Dim Sum Bar and the Peking duck are some of the highlights. Set in a contemporary yet fine dining ambience, the restaurant has two private dining rooms offering special celebration menus.
Prego: Offering a variety of choices from home made pastas, to fresh greens and grade A meats, Prego introduces the first authentic and innovative Italian dining experience to Chennai’s culinary landscape. The restaurant specializes in wines and houses more than 75 labels from Italy as well as an equally impressive collection from across the world.
Southern Spice: Guests can look forward to the best of South Indian culture, decor and cuisine. With live dance recitals, coffee rituals, Appam master and the Killijoshiam (Clairvoyant) – it is a veritable spice box.
Piano Lounge: The tea lounge serves a wide selection of the finest international teas and coffees and is a perfect place for quiet business discussions or catching up with a friend or even a quiet moment of solitude with lilting piano music.
Fort Saint Georges Bar: The popular bar with a Victorian ambience, also serves a variety of cocktails and liqueur, finger food and international snacks.
A buffet breakfast is served and charges are applicable.
There are eight conference venues and capacities ranging from 20 to 500 persons auditorium style or 25 to 1000 persons for cocktails/receptions.
The hotel offers the unique Inova automated lighting system, the ballroom venue, which has an independent entrance and is the largest pillar less hall in Chennai, a choice of Indian and international cuisine and outdoor catering.
Guests can look forward to the hotel’s quality facilities and distinctive services, like broadband internet access and cyber butlers on call for assistance, color copier, laptop computers on hire, multimedia computers, portable printers on hire secretarial services, three meeting rooms with capacity ranging from 3 to 10, translation/interpretation services, wireless internet access and workstations.
The hotel’s leisure activities include: 24-hour fitness center with steam and sauna bookshop, cigar and cognac evenings with live jazz, large screen sports entertainment, shopping arcade, souvenir shop, Sunday brunch, outdoor swimming pool with Jacuzzi.
A new swimming pool is 25m lap lane pool that is offset at slight angle to offer maximum sun angles.
An elevated band of lawn offers a tranquil lounge facility and a shallow ledge is located at one end of the pool to accommodate chaise lounges in the water.
A Jacuzzi spa is right in the middle of the pool and is surrounded by cabanas.
All elements combine to create an urban oasis.
Additionally the hotel offers babysitting, beauty parlor/hair salon - the image studio, car hire service, currency exchange, doctor-on-call, express laundry/dry cleaning - fabric care services, florist and travel assistance.
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