Hotel Ambica Empire - Chennai

79 Jawaharlal Nehru Salai, Chennai, India, 600 026  show map
 3 stars
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Hotel Ambica Empire - Chennai

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Golf course

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Reflex massage

Steam bath

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

Overview

Ambica Empire is a traditional 3-star hotel set close to Ramakrishna Temple, Jagannath Temple and Chokhi Dhani. Founded in 1990, the hotel underwent a renovation in 2012.

Singapore Embassy, Panagal Park and Kaaraneeswarar Temple are located just 2.5 km away. The city center lies within 5 km from the venue.

Guests will find fairgrounds and shops in the vicinity of the hotel.

Hotel Ambica Empire can be reached in 10 minutes by car from Madras International (meenambakkam) airport.

Rooms

The hotel's non-smoking rooms are appointed with TV, an iron with ironing board, a minibar, Wi-Fi and a sofa. They offer private bathrooms with a hairdryer, free toiletries and a shower.

Eat & Drink

At the restaurant local dishes are served. The coffee shop Simran's Aappa Kadai is located 100 meters from the property.

Services

Guests are offered to rent cars and limousines at Hotel Ambica Empire to discover the sites of Chennai.

Relax

Treatment facilities feature reflex massage and steam baths.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   7.  Number of rooms:   76.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course
  • Fitness center

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge area
  • Catering service
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Secretarial service
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Spa & wellness center
  • Steam bath
  • Barbeque grills
  • Television in lobby
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Slippers

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Fluffy down duvets

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  12 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 8 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of INR 1000 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • There are no cribs provided in a room. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

79 Jawaharlal Nehru Salai, Chennai, India, 600 026

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City Center
  • Chennai
    2.6 mi
Airports
  • Madras International (meenambakkam) (MAA)
    5.4 mi
  • Tirupati (TIR)
    60.0 mi
Train Stations
  • Egmore Railway Station
    3.8 mi
  • Chennai Central Railway Station
    4.7 mi
Restaurants
  • Oriental Blossom The (cuisine: Asian, Chinese, Japanese)
    1400 ft
  • Geoffreys
    1400 ft
Beaches
  • Chokhi Dhani
    1.4 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    76

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Rooms and availability

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Size: 220 sq. feet
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    Size: 205 sq. feet
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      Executive Double Room
      Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds
      Size: 220 sq. feet
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        Business Room
        Size: 220 sq. feet
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          How to reach hotel

          hotel Hotel Ambica Empire - Chennai Chennai location
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          Hotel Address:

          79 Jawaharlal Nehru Salai, Chennai, India, 600 026

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Chennai
            2.6 mi
          Airports
          • Madras International (meenambakkam) (MAA)
            5.4 mi
          • Tirupati (TIR)
            60.0 mi
          Train Stations
          • Egmore Railway Station
            3.8 mi
          • Chennai Central Railway Station
            4.7 mi
          Restaurants
          • Oriental Blossom The (cuisine: Asian, Chinese, Japanese)
            1400 ft
          • Geoffreys
            1400 ft
          Beaches
          • Chokhi Dhani
            1.4 mi
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  12 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  12 pm
          • Year renovated:
            2012
          • Number of floors:
            7
          • Number of rooms:
            76

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          Hotel Ambica Empire Location

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          What's nearby

          Popular areas

          • City Center - 2.5 mi

          Places of interest

          • Valluvar Kottam - 2.0 mi
          • Royal Thai Consulate General - 2.2 mi
          • Regional Meteorological Centre - 2.5 mi
          • Consulate Of Belgium - 2.6 mi
          • Tamil Nadu Open University - 2.6 mi
          • Consulate General of Malaysia - 2.8 mi
          • MRF Limited - 2.9 mi
          • Central Institute of Plastics Engineering & Technology - 2.9 mi
          • Stella Mary's College - 2.9 mi
          • Thousand Lights Mosque - 2.9 mi
          • Integral Coach Factory - 2.9 mi
          • Consulate General of Japan - 2.9 mi

          Convention centers

          • Panagal Park - 1.7 mi

          Shopping areas

          Monuments and Landmarks

          Stadiums

          • Olympia Tech Park - 2.9 mi

          Business areas

          • Ampa Skywalk Chennai - 1.4 mi
          • T-Nagar - 1.7 mi
          • Pondy Bazaar - 1.9 mi
          • Ramee Mall - 2.6 mi

          Public parking

          • Loyola College, Chennai - 1.6 mi
          • Sri Lanka Deputy High Commission - 1.8 mi
          • Singapore Embassy - 2.4 mi
          • British Deputy High Commission - 2.6 mi
          • Sankara Nethralaya - 2.6 mi
          • Apollo Hospital - 2.7 mi
          • US Embassy - 2.7 mi

          Local attractions

          • Ramakrishna Temple - 1.4 mi
            Chennai (Madras)India
          • Thirumalai Thirupathi Devasthanam - 2.0 mi
            Venkatnarayana Road, T Nagar, Chennai (Madras)
          • Sringeri Saradha Peetam Temple - 2.1 mi
            Venkata Narayana Road, Thyagaraja Nagar, Chennai (Madras)
          • Chokhi Dhani - 1.4 mi
            NH-4, Near Queensland Theme Park,, Chennai (Madras)
          • Jagannath Temple, Kanathur - 2.0 mi
            Reddy Kuppam Road, Chennai (Madras)

          Restaurants nearby

          • Oriental Blossom The - 1400 ft

            Address: Radha Regent, 171, Jawahar Lal Nehru Salai, Inner Ring Road, Arumbakkam
            Phone: +91 44 66778899

            82% likes this, based on 39 reviews
            Cuisine: Asian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean
            Price Range: USD 13 - USD 21

          • Once Upon A Time - 2000 ft

            Address: Green Park Hotel, N.S.K. Salai, Arcot Road, , Vadapalani
            Phone: 66515151

            75% likes this, based on 47 reviews
            Cuisine: Indian
            Price Range: USD 11 - USD 16

          • Escape - 2000 ft

            Address: Hotel Green Park, N.S.K. Salai, Arcot Road, , Vadapalani
            Phone: 66515151

            68% likes this, based on 40 reviews
            Price Range: USD 7 - USD 12

          • Geoffreys - 1400 ft

            Address: Radha Regent, 171 Jawaharlal Nehru Salai,
            Phone: +91 44 66778899

            76% likes this, based on 51 reviews
            Price Range: USD 15 - USD 20

          • Tulips - 2000 ft

            Address: Hotel Green Park, N.S.K. Salai, Arcot Road, , Vadapalani
            Phone: 66515151

            77% likes this, based on 42 reviews
            Price Range: USD 12 - USD 17

          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  12 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  12 pm
          • Year renovated:
            2012
          • Number of floors:
            7
          • Number of rooms:
            76

          Hotel Awards

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          Hotel Ambica Empire Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hotel Ambica Empire

          Average guest rating

          7.0out of 10
          Very good
          Based on 13 reviews

          Rating by category:

          Rooms
          7.0
          Value
          6.0

          Guest reviews

          • Group of friends
            7.4

            Nothing special to say, its a normal hotel

          • Group of friends
            9.2

            I liked the design & overall ambience of the Hotel -- looks truly like a Castle.

            The service at Green Chilly rest. Was very poor. We got our pizza after 55 mins. Bad service. Also the lights in the room is quite dim. I could not read properly in the night. Had to strain my eyes. Pls rectify this issue.

          • Family with children
            8.8

            Staff was courteous, room was well equipped and as promised. No hidden charges. Hotel is centrally located and accessible. Pleasant stay overall.

          • Single
            7.8

            The ambiance is very good, rooms are neat and clean. Food is also up to mark. Staff is also very co-operative.

            No real information of city tour, to any of front office guys, which is little surprising to me. As most hotels provide city tours in various cities.

          • Couple
            7.4

            i like services and foods..and bar.

            nothing

          • Group of friends
            4.2

            From outside, looks royal.

            On check in ... No record of our booking. Reception made us wait 25 minutes talking between themselves in local language. Until I had enough. As we were traveling since early morning and we have no time to waste. Internet is slow. The pictures provided for the room is no where near reality. The room is not as clean as it suppose to be. Price is way too high for this standard.

          • Group of friends
            7.4

            good location, and staffs are friendly approched

            none

          • Single
            7.4

            It reminded me of Milestone, Kensington

            Hub for the misadventurous

          • Single
            3.2

            - Smell of insence put me off - flush would not work - wall paints were peeled - I walked out within minutes of checking in, but ended up paying one day's rent even though I had not spent more than 5 minutes after check in!!!!

          • Group of friends
            4.6

            No such things that I should like this hotel ........ will never stay in this hotel ........ We have stayed for 2 days, then shifted to Hotel Green Park .......

            Worst service & not keeping committment as mentioned on the site ........ they were suppose to provide Air port pick up or drop but they refuse to do so ...........

          • Older travelers
            6.2

            We were very elderly persons came a long way from USA checked in the hotel by 10 pm very tired and the next morning about 7.00 am we were called by the hotel staffs and were asked about extending the stay or not and when would we be checked out this kind of situation we were not expected and we felt a very bad stay even we were a regular guest for them .

          • Single
            4.6

            The rates charged were not as per the Bookings.com rate. The reception insisted on charging tax on 'rack' rate and not on discounted rate. This is not a universal practice and seems like a way to charge higher amount from customers. On discussion, they did not agree. Who is going to give me a refund of the extra charge ?

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Hotel Ambica Empire - Chennai Chennai location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          79 Jawaharlal Nehru Salai, Chennai, India, 600 026

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Chennai
            2.6 mi
          Airports
          • Madras International (meenambakkam) (MAA)
            5.4 mi
          • Tirupati (TIR)
            60.0 mi
          Train Stations
          • Egmore Railway Station
            3.8 mi
          • Chennai Central Railway Station
            4.7 mi
          Restaurants
          • Oriental Blossom The (cuisine: Asian, Chinese, Japanese)
            1400 ft
          • Geoffreys
            1400 ft
          Beaches
          • Chokhi Dhani
            1.4 mi
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  12 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  12 pm
          • Year renovated:
            2012
          • Number of floors:
            7
          • Number of rooms:
            76

          Hotel Awards

          IndianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedChennaiHotel Ambica Empire

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Best Spa Hotels in India

          Use Badge