Indulge in Sheer Luxury at Taj Connemara, Chennai

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Taj Connemara is at Chennai’s commercial district, 202 m from Spencer’s Plaza Mall. Colonial brilliance at its best.Taj Connemara, is the only heritage hotel in Chennai and was built in 1854 as the Imperial Hotel, renamed Albany in 1886, and finally re-established as The Connemara in 1890, then re-opened with an art deco look in 1937.

Vivanta by Taj Connemara is 2.4 km from Marina Beach. Chennai Airport is a 45-minute drive. Rooms with pool, garden or city views provide a flat-screen TV and tea & coffee-making facilities. Some rooms offer direct pool access. Private bathrooms feature a spa bathtub. You can work out in the fitness center or head for a tan at the terrace. A tour desk and business center are available. Beauty treatments are featured in the salon.facade_shot_16_7.jpg.transform.heroHomeDesktop.image_-300x131 Indulge in Sheer Luxury at Taj Connemara, Chennai Uncategorized

Hotel Amenities

  • Centrally air conditioned
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • 24-hour room service
  • Meeting room facilities – Business Centre
  • Copier/fax facilities
  • Internet/email facilities
  • Spa
  • Car hire service (on charge)
  • Currency exchange
  • Fitness Centre (complimentary)
  • Doctor on call
  • Laundry service
  • Travel assistance

Rooms and Suites

Taj Connemara boasts 145 rooms, two Deluxe Suites, two Premium Suites and a Presidential Suite. Each room features specially designed work desks with special task lighting and work chairs. You also get Hi-tech electronics for internet access, LCD televisions, custom lighting and outstanding storage facilities. De-stress with the massage shower-heads and special Rest Easy menu. Their rooms are eco-friendly and use recyclable materials. The styling and the decor suit both business and leisure travelers.

Superior Charm Rooms

Kick back and relax in these plush rooms that are spacey and give you natural light. The latest amenities are at your beck and call assuring that you’ll have a pleasant stay. Make your stay enjoyable with the amenities in the Superior Charm rooms at Taj Connemara, Chennai. The 450-square-foot space is perfect for leisure during a business trip. The writing table, mini bar, satellite TV and access to wireless internet give you all you’ll ever need. Take a dip in the pool or energize at the fitness center.

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Deluxe Delight Rooms

Classic decor with a contemporary twist. Simple, yet stylish and elegant. You get to choose garden view or pool view. What more do you need? The Deluxe Delight room at Taj Connemara, Chennai cater to the needs of both business and leisure traveler. The 420-square-feet area is fully loaded with a minibar and a chic bath area. The ground floor rooms give you direct access to the swimming pool. In keeping with the history of the city, treat yourself to a colonial style bath with newly designed bathrooms!Deluxe_Delight_16x7.JPG.transform.heroHomeDesktop.image_-300x131 Indulge in Sheer Luxury at Taj Connemara, Chennai Uncategorized

Premium Indulgence Rooms

The Premium Indulgence room is part of the “signature collection” of Taj Connemara, Chennai and it gives you more. Much more than just a bedroom and sitting area. More style and space guaranteed. Right from the Victorian arches, decor and other elements of the interiors, these rooms have hip, modern facilities. All the ground floor rooms have direct swimming pool access. The sitting area of the room is separated from the bedroom by tall colonial columns. The bathrooms feature a separate bathtub and shower cubicle.Premium_Indulgence_16x7.JPG.transform.heroHomeDesktop.image_-300x131 Indulge in Sheer Luxury at Taj Connemara, Chennai Uncategorized

Deluxe Allure Suites

It’s the unique artifacts at Taj Connemara, Chennai that lend these suites an interesting heritage touch. This 700-square-foot space contains the finest creature comforts, spread across two spacious rooms. The stylish design makes these suites extra special. Give in to a roomy living room, bedroom and study, as well as a wardrobe. Every room in this category has a minibar, DVD player on request, LCD television, two-line phones. The bay windows allow lots of natural light in during the day. Perfect for leisure travelers and long stay guests to ‘feel at home’.Connemara-Chennai_Retreat-for-Web_3x2-04-1-300x200 Indulge in Sheer Luxury at Taj Connemara, Chennai Uncategorized

Premium Temptation Suites

You’ll feel your true home away from home the moment you step in. Feel the stress of the business day melt away at this room. The setting of the room portrays simplicity in luxury. The tea and coffee maker and the Rest Easy menu will pamper you. Great for business travelers, a host of modern amenities and service are always on . You can also make use of the twin room set-up. This is a suite fully loaded for business connectivity.Premium_Temptation_Suite_16x7.jpg.transform.heroHomeDesktop.image_-300x131 Indulge in Sheer Luxury at Taj Connemara, Chennai Uncategorized

Presidential Nirvana Suite

The Presidential Nirvana Suite at Taj Connemara, Chennai is packed with luxury and 1,800 square feet of pure bliss. Feel as iconic as the space looks when you visit. These rooms have two bedrooms and it’s everything relaxation is meant to be! Hints of contemporary style, rooted in the colorful history and culture of the city. Lose yourself in the sheer luxury.Presidential_Nirvana_Suite_16x7.jpg.transform.heroHomeDesktop.image_-300x131 Indulge in Sheer Luxury at Taj Connemara, Chennai Uncategorized

Feast at Taj Connemara, Chennai

Few things stay static in Chennai, least of all the food. The tasty food at Chennai is always changing and buzzing with new innovations. Walk into the lively atmosphere and exceptional crowd at the top five-star restaurants in Chennai, at Taj Connemara. Indian, Italian, Japanese, Malay, Thai and Vietnamese cuisine; they have it all. Their restaurants feature eclectic menus with exotic dishes.

The Verandah

The Verandah, overlooking the swimming pool, is a contemporary all-day dining restaurant. Enjoy a medley of Anglo-Indian, Italian, and Indian cuisine, as well as a variety of fine beverages. The look is chic and the vibe informal. Choose from an elaborate and rich dinner buffet on weekdays, a brunch on a lazy Sunday or a dinner buffet on Friday nights. The wine list is truly amazing, ranging from champagne to whites and reds from France, Italy, California, Chile, Australia and South Africa.Verandah_16x7.jpg.transform.heroHomeDesktop.image_-300x131 Indulge in Sheer Luxury at Taj Connemara, Chennai Uncategorized

The Raintree

The Raintree, at Taj Connemara is one of the best South Indian restaurants in Chennai. The restaurant serves an authentic Chettinad food in a setting that is reminiscent of an old, traditional Chettinad home. This is not a restaurant, but a journey through time. Walk through an amazing path with stone pillars catching the flames of oil lamps. Ladies dressed in silk greet you, with offerings of traditional snacks at the entrance. Enjoy authentic Chettinad food cooked over a wood fire in clay pots. Enjoy the murals, which hold the spirit of an old Chettinad home, and reflect life in a village.Raintree_16x7.jpg.transform.heroHomeDesktop.image_-300x131 Indulge in Sheer Luxury at Taj Connemara, Chennai Uncategorized


Hip Asia is a stylish innovative venue at Taj Connemara, Chennai featuring Pan Asian cuisine such as Thai, Vietnamese, Malaysian and Japanese. The interior is warm, with a chic, but a casual atmosphere. The restaurant is about ambiance, lighting and music that allows you to carry on a conversation, and every dish on the menu has been picked by expert chefs. Some of their specialties include Prawns in Chilli Garlic and Basil Sauce, Chicken Satay, Tom Yum Soup and Pla Rad Prik. Hip Asia also offers a choice of Teppanyaki and a-la-carte menu.Hip_Asia_16x7.jpg.transform.heroHomeDesktop.image_-300x131 Indulge in Sheer Luxury at Taj Connemara, Chennai Uncategorized


Distil, is the high-energy nightspot at Taj Connemara. It’s sheer delight as the barman creates amazing cocktails, with infused spirits. Their Margarita is to die for, made from tequila infused with Kaffir leaves. Or the Porn Star Shot, which is a mix of vanilla infused vodka, passion fruit and champagne. Check out the Lychee and White Grape Mojito or lose yourself to the winner – Fresh Basil Martini. Distil has a fine selection of rare whiskies, vodkas, beer and the best selection of cognac and liqueur.Distil_Bar_16x7.jpg.transform.heroHomeDesktop.image_-300x131 Indulge in Sheer Luxury at Taj Connemara, Chennai Uncategorized

Banquet Halls

Arcot Room

The Arcot Room is perfect for a small, intimate gathering. It mirrors the elegant style of all our venues and feels just the same!

The seating capacity is as follows:-

  • Theatre – 30
  • Circular – 24
  • U-shaped -23
  • Boardroom – 21
  • Classroom – 24
  • Reception – 40

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Binny Room

If a social gathering or a press conference is on the cards, look no further than our 2,700-square-foot Binny Room, which can easily seat 120 guests.

The seating capacity is as follows:-

  • Theatre – 100
  • Circular – 60
  • U-shaped – 55
  • Boardroom – 60
  • Classroom – 80
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Natraj Room

A venue that is known for its charm, Natraj Room is perfect for small ceremonies, reunions, and intimate social meetings.

The seating capacity is as follows:-

  • Theatre – 25
  • Circular – 15
  • U-shaped -18
  • Boardroom – 15
  • Classroom – 18
  • Reception – 25

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The Ballroom

Picture a memorable evening complete with a piano, glitzy lighting and polished and primped guests waltzing the night away. That’s what The Ballroom is all about!

The seating capacity is as follows:-

  • Theatre – 275
  • Circular – 100
  • U-shaped – 80
  • Boardroom – 60
  • Classroom – 100
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Wallajah Room

A room that is reminiscent of the past, Wallajah Room has played host to The Madras Book Club for over two decades!

The seating capacity is as follows:-

  • Theatre – 60
  • Circular – 42
  • U-shaped – 35
  • Boardroom – 35
  • Classroom – 40
  • Reception – 80

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If you’re looking to indulge in homely comfort as well as sheer luxury, then Taj Connemara, Chennai is the right place for you. If you want to rent the plush banquet halls at Taj Connemara, get in touch with our Customer Delight Team, who will cater to all your needs and specifications. Help us make it easier for you, so you can get right ahead to the fun.

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