Vivanta by Taj Connemara
Built in 1854, Chennai’s only heritage hotel is centrally located and has an Art Deco look. The legendary architect Geoffrey Bawa has added his touch to the tower block and linking pool and now the property is infused with the spirited style of Vivanta by Taj.The luxurious 145 rooms come with all mod cons like Wired Internet access , minibar, a coffee tea maker. The restaurants in the hotel include The Verandah—a 24-hour coffee shop serving Indian, Continental, Chinese and Thai food, Oakshott Bar—serving exotic cocktails, spirits, wines, beer and light snacks in a colonial ambiance, Raintree—an ethnic, open-air restaurant serving Chettinad cuisine from Tamil Nadu with South Indian cultural performances every night, and Grill at the Lounge—serving Continental lunches and dinner, including a special executive lunch. They also have an on-site Spa, Salon and a swimming pool.