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Bhopal, India
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every time I visit Chennai, I either have my lunch or my dinner at Menaka Restaurant, Hotel Palm grove. Our office is practically next door and i take this opportunity to enjoy authentic Chennai food at this restaurant. It's good, tasty, wide variety and the price seem to be very reasonable.

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Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Very good stay. Only minor issue was WiFi. We had no SIM card but reception was kind enough to give us the password despite that (normal procedure is to send it by SMS which we, naturally, could not receive). But apparently the password changes everyday (we are expected to get it afresh everyday from the reception) and it happened ~1...

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Bangalore
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The Hotel is located within walking distance from US Consulate & is nearly in the center of Chennai. The Hotel is Old but fairly well maintained Staff is Courteous & good. There is ample parking space & very good Restauarant Menaka. They have a Bar also. The room tariff includes sumptious Buffet breakfast. Some Air conditioners are old ant make...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 20 October 2016

I have been dining in Palmgrove's Menaka restaurant for past 40 yearss. The restaurant ambience, staff, and the vegetarian food have retained their excellent quality until today. Absolutely the best idli+vadai+chutney+sambhar in Madras, period. Parking is available too, a rarity in town these days. Try the rava upma also. This hotel preserves its 'old world' charm very well, in every...

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Reviewed 19 October 2016

I recently had to do one business trip to chennai so happened to visit this hotel Solo. hotel is very big rooms are super neat. it is very heartening to see bathrooms are neat. I paid around 2200 Rs / day for Twin bed AC (it includes a complementary breakfast which i didn't use - But everybody were so apprehensive...

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Kodaikanal, India
Reviewed 14 September 2016

A very decent hotel - an inviting atmosphere! It maintains its charm over the past 25 years or so. - They have a huge open-air reception area for the occasions of marriage and talks by distinguished people. They also have a covered hall where family functions can be carried out. There is a large seminar hall/auditorium with modern facilities. Meetings...

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Thank GopalTC
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Stayed here for 2 days for US visa process. Only good thing is location convenience and quality of food (not about price though). Rooms are good with old charm so don't expect any modern amenities. Avg. rooms for the mentioned price range. Staff are courteous and helpful. Overall Ok experience.

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Stayed here for a night when i was on a business trip. Centrally located, very close to US embassy, not far from main markets. Rooms are big, bathrooms are very well maintained. Comfortable stay. Old property, so do not expect too much luxury in terms of stay. Staff well behaved. Big advantage is they take 24hrs for checkout, not normal...

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Navi Mumbai, India
Reviewed 12 August 2016

one of the oldest hotel in chennai , with good food especially breakfast , sambar very very tasty.. no one can ignore it after having once ... evening snacks provided wide range of south and north Indian dishes ..

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I stayed in this hotel from 24th to 26th with my wife and daughter. We were visiting Chennai for my daughter's US visa interview. Good points: Very convenient location for US visa process, biometric centre is 5 minutes to the left of the hotel and embassy is 5 minutes to the right of the hotel. Rooms: I chose the semi-deluxe...

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  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Palmgrove Hotel

Address: 5, Kodambakkam High Road, Chennai (Madras) 600034, India
Region: India > Tamil Nadu > Chennai District > Chennai (Madras)
Price Range: $23 - $52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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“cottages are nice”
 of 5 bubbles Kousy11, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for recently renovated rooms - check before you choose.”
 of 5 bubbles snagaraj09, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room 106 across the dining hall and closest to the reception desk !”
 of 5 bubbles kamakshi2015, 6 May 2016 | Read review
“Only go for Deluxe Rooms if possible”
 of 5 bubbles Rdxone, 3 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Choose it if you need to go to US visa center”
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  • Spacious delux room
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  • Delux room with an ante room
 of 5 bubbles icpstr, 20 Oct 2015 | Read review
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