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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2012

Hotel is big (in size). Cockroach menace welcomed me..My Electric kettle was full of them. In spite of complaints cockroaches didn't disappear but the kettle itself disappeared and was never replaced. Carpets have started stinking. Service in the dining hall was pathetic. It took us 2 hours to consume one peg and the second peg was never served until we... More 

Thank phartyal
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2012

The hotel is a downtrodden old place. The only good things to talk about here are the location (close to airport) and the entrance lobby. Coming to all that really matters to a traveler- Check-in- process smooth, No information provided on the amenities available in the hotel. Rooms are old and oddly designed, with old furniture. The walls are wet... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2012

Don't ever take this hotel. It is horrible. Pathetic. Rooms are stinking, furniture totally worn out, food sucks. We stayed there in feb 2012 and had a tough time. Few lights in the room didn't have switches and we couldn't turn them off in the night. Any lodge in chennai wud be better than this place. Please avoid this hotel.

1 Thank rajeshamir
Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2012

Location wise good hotel at guindy. Rooms were slightly old fashioned needs renovation. Wifi facility is slower as compared to others. Breakfast & dinner was taste wise good. Money wise it is not the best in industry. Good service for air port drop & pick up facility.

Thank sdeshmukh
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2012

Stayed here from 5th Jan 12 to 8th Jan 12. The snaps on the website show a different picture but in actuality the place is run down, smelly & dingy. The entire place needs to be done up once again fro m scratch. Hygiene level in the buffet restaurant is very poor. left over food stains on the buffet counter... More 

Thank Kamran S
Pune, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2012

If you need to stay near Guindy Junction then this is good option. It has good rooms with very nice interior. The staff was very helpful and decent. Food was very nice with lots of options to eat. The hotel has 2-3 restaurant with one roof top restaurant. Travel desk is very helpful and has immediate service. Overall its nice... More 

Thank AmitK06
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Reviewed 26 June 2012

Checkers hotel is very near to Airport, I stayed there for few hours in transit. Its a good value for money. At reasonable cost you get good deal. For short transit it is too good. Staff are very friendly and helpful.

2 Thank hoteladvice123
1 review
Reviewed 24 June 2012

Absolutely awful place. Terrible housekeeping. Filthy rooms. I have nothing nice to say. A complete rip off! The taxi service at the hotel is a total scam. The AC never worked and travelling in chennai weather in that situation made the memory all the more terrible.

Thank Rohithegde
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 June 2012

Stayed at this hotel for 1 night . It is just an average 3* hotel , not sure why some site have given 4 star rating. The location is fine if somebody want to stay closer to the airport ( 9 km) . otherwise the rooms / bathrooms are rundown . you might find the polish of mirrors coming off... More 

Thank TGoswami
Manipala, Karnataka, India
1 review
Reviewed 19 June 2012

It was supposed 2 b the 1st valentine's wit my husband. Wrong place, our vacation got spoilt. On the 1st day, they provided us a suite, which was dusty and the linens were not changed and pillows were really dirty. We had 2 put up wit it, till the next morning. The next morning there was muddy water in the... More 

Thank MubeenaTonse

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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The best things in life happen out of the blue. Experience the newest address on Chennai's hotel scene. The Checkers hotel features 120 rooms and suites with Hi-Speed Wi-Fi access, plasma screen TV's, direct ISD/STD dialing, DVD movie library, luxury beds & complimentary tea and coffee. Other features include a choice of 3 specialty restaurants, All Day Dining restaurant & cafe, 5 banquet options, business center, sky pool on level 10, gym & fitness center, modern spa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Checkers Hotel

Address: No 30 Mount Road, Chennai (Madras) 600015, India
Region: India > Tamil Nadu > Chennai District > Chennai (Madras)
Price Range: $63 - $90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Checkers Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 105
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#47 Spa Hotel in Chennai (Madras)
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“Rooms are very good, spacious, Good A/C”
 of 5 bubbles gabriel166, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are dark and dingy as the windows are blocked.”
  • Bad shape of washroom
  • Rooms in distress, windows blocked, badly placed a/c
 of 5 bubbles Jagjiv, 7 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Ultimate Business Class Hotel”
 of 5 bubbles NareshKumarworldwide, 8 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Best Tip - Just Run Away as fast as you can and don't look back. Trust me you will be Glad.”
 of 5 bubbles PreneetBhat, 18 May 2015 | Read review
“Choose any other hotel”
 of 5 bubbles YesYenMum, 5 May 2015 | Read review
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