Taj Connemara is Chennai's
oldest 5 star hotel. There's a new buzz in Chennai. Just 17
km from the domestic airport. In the heart of the commercial
district of Chennai. It's ”Colonial Brilliance“ at its best.
Vivanta by Taj - Connemara, Chennai is the city's only heritage
hotel, built in 1854 as the Imperial Hotel, renamed Albany in
1886, and finally re-established as The Connemara in 1890. It
was an Art Deco look that the Connemara sported when it ‘reopened’
in 1937. And the legendary architect Geoffrey Bawa added his
touch to the tower block and linking pool in 1974. Today it
is infused with the spirited style of Vivanta by Taj. A fresh
new vibe that complements tradition.
arrival zone sets the tone for guestrooms and banquet facilities
that deliver the ultimate in urban relaxation. The rooms are
some of the largest and most spacious in the city and are appointed
with modern comforts. Get set to be delighted with small surprises
from the moment you enter. Discover the most happening restaurants
which create an enticing food corridor offering the best in
world cuisine. Technology is woven through it all. Vivanta by
Taj - Connemara, Chennai has all the entertainment and connectivity
options today's traveller requires. Become a part of our world.
Feel the pulse of an international business and conferencing
destination. Soak in the colonial charm. Experience the buzz.
Art Deco architecture marks cosmopolitan rooms. Relax in
leisure where yesterday meets tomorrow. And business meets pleasure.
CHARM Ah! The pleasure of large, comfortable spaces. Well appointed
and equipped with the latest amenities for ultimate comfort,
Superior Charm rooms offer 450 sq ft of luxurious space. Enjoy
Direct International Dial, Mini Bar, LCD Satellite Television,
Wireless Internet access. These rooms are equipped with a living
space and a writing table and are designed with ample scope
for natural light.
DELIGHT These 420 sq ft rooms combine classical dcor with a
contemporary twist and offer views of the garden or swimming
pool. They cater to the needs of business and leisure travelers
and offer facilities like. All rooms in this category have a
Treat Yourself mini bar, DVD player on request, LCD television,
2 line phones and newly designed colonial bathrooms with a bathtub.
A modern and chic bath area allows you to relax after a hectic
schedule. Some of the rooms on the ground floor have direct
access to the swimming pool. Dive in.
INDULGENCE The "signature collection" of Vivanta by Taj - Connemara,
Premium Indulgence rooms give you more. Much more than just
a bedroom and sitting area. More style. More space. Right from
Victorian arches, dcor, to other elements of the interiors,
these 700 sq ft rooms have hip modern amenities. All the ground
floor rooms have direct swimming pool access. The unique feature
of these rooms is the 13.5 ft high ceiling which makes them
some of the largest in the city. The sitting area of the room
is separated from the bedroom by tall colonial columns. 4 fixture
bathrooms feature a separate bathtub and shower cubicle and
a bidet. Back to the future!
ALLURE SUITE It's the unique artefacts in the rooms which lend
an interesting heritage touch. With 700 sq ft of space containing
the finest creature comforts across two spacious rooms. The
stylish design cues make these suites extra special. Give in
to a spacious living room, bedroom and a study, wardrobe or
dining room. All rooms in this category have a Treat Yourself
mini bar, DVD player on request, LCD television, 2 line phones
and the bay windows allow lots of natural light in during the
day. Perfect for leisure travellers and long stay guests to
'feel at home'.
TEMPTATION SUITE The Premium Temptation Suites will surely remind
you of a home away from home. These 700 sq ft suites with a
twin room set up are fully loaded and wired for connectivity.
A great choice for business bigwigs to enjoy modern amenities
and efficient service on call.
NIRVANA SUITE It's so easy to lose yourself in 1800 sq ft of
sheer luxury. This icon of opulence has 2 bedrooms, a private
courtyard and a Jacuzzi. This is it. Complete.
NIRVANA SUITE AMENITIES AT A GLANCE Presidential Nirvana Suite
- 700 sq ft Ergonomically designed study table and chair 32"
LCD TV screen in all rooms Dual line telephones Bath amenities
are Forest Essentials made from natural ingredients 100% cotton
robes Terry towels Wall-mounted makeup mirror, hair drier and
scale Electronic safe High Bandwidth wireless Internet (usage
fee applies) Complimentary personal tea/coffee makers, mineral
water & newspapers. Use of pool and fitness centre Treat Yourself
cabinet with a selection of health drinks, snacks, chocolate
treats and beverages (charge applies) Rest Easy menu with choice
of pillows 24-hour in room dining Non-smoking rooms available
Housekeeping service twice daily - morning cleaning and evening
turndown Rollaway beds and cribs available on request
and Services- Swimming pool, fitness centre, beauty parlour,
barber shop, book shop, travel desk, car rental, currency exchange,
safe deposit lockers, doctor-on-call and baby-sitting. 24-hour
room service and laundry service.
is an ever expanding, ever changing city and the restaurants
at Vivanta by Taj - Connemara, certainly keep up. Vivanta by
Taj - Connemara, Chennai entices guests into our superb food
zone. The atmosphere is lively. The crowd, exceptional. Jet
set foodies Anglo-Indian, Italian, South Indian and Indian.
Hip Asia - the stylish and innovative Pan Asian restaurant features
sample different exotic menus night after night. The Verandah
is buzzing round the clock and offers an interesting mix of
cuisines including Japanese, Malay, Thai & Vietnamese cuisines.
And everyone gravitates to Distil - the most sought after watering
hole in the city for a fast and fashionable late night chill
out. Perhaps you may choose to experience authentic 'Chettinad'
cuisine in a refreshing, open-air alfresco ambience as well
as an air-conditioned indoor setting at The Raintree.
venues are a treat for the senses. The flavours. The aromas.
The live cooking sounds. And the artistic display. All come
together in a fine harmony. Dig in. Be thrilled. Let the spirit
of Vivanta by Taj enliven you.
THE CLOCK. YET TIME STANDS STILL. Menu The Verandah overlooking
the swimming pool is a contemporary all-day dining restaurant.
Enjoy a medley of Anglo-Indian, Italian, Indian and South Indian
cuisine, and a wide variety of fine beverages. The look is chic,
the vibe informal. An interactive kitchen sets the tone. Here's
where iconic dishes on the menu complement a lavish breakfast
buffet. Choose from an elaborate and rich dinner buffet on weekdays,
an extravagant brunch on a lazy Sunday. Or an exclusive dinner
buffet on Friday nights, comprising of North Indian & Chinese
Delicacies. Regular food festivals feature prominent and exotic
cuisines from around the world. Not to be missed is the timeless
Grandma's Chicken Country Captain. And also the Sole with Basil
and Pinenuts. There is no better choice for 3 a.m. coffee or
snack attack. Fans rave about the Prawns in Green Masala Curry
and the all time favourite Railway Cutlets. Whenever you need
to eat, The Verandah is there with exactly what you need. We'll
even pack you a breakfast to go. Drinks at The Verandah range
from fresh fruit blends, choices of teas and coffees to a wide
range of liquors: from aperitifs to malts & cognac. The wine
list is truly exhaustive, ranging from champagne to whites and
reds from France, Italy, California, Chile, Australia, South
Africa and India. Cuisine type: All-day dining multi-cuisine
Location: Overlooking the pool Hours: Open 24 hours Attire:
Casual Average Check: Rs 900
Capacity: 90 covers
ASIAN WITH PANACHE. Menu Welcome to a restaurant where orders
can be placed on PDA's, the ambience and staff livery changes
subtly, music is specially composed keeping in mind the ambience
and every dish on the menu has been selectively picked from
across the Asian region by expert chefs. The finest ingredients
and the most authentic recipes come together at Hip Asia, giving
patrons a chance to experience the real tastes of Asia. Some
of the mouth-watering delicacies include Prawns in Tamarind
Sauce, Murtabak (a Malaysian savoury pancake), Rice Paper Rolls
from Vietnam, Grilled Soya Paste on Sugarcane Sticks, Satay
Chicken or Lamb, Asparagus and Haricot Soup and Stewed Lamb
Shanks in Chilli and Oyster Sauce. In addition to this, 'Hip
Asia' offers a choice of Teppanyaki set and a-la-carte menu
and a selection of 5 set-meals in vegetarian, meat and poultry;
specially created at the live Teppanyaki counters. Australian
Sea Bass, Scallops, Norwegian Salmon and New Zealand Lamb Rack
have been specially imported to make every meal at Hip Asia
truly authentic. Cuisine types: Japanese, Malay, Thai & Vietnamese
Location: Lobby level Indoor dining Hours: Lunch 12:30 pm to
3:00 pm; Dinner 7:30 pm to midnight Reservations: Recommended
Attire: Semi Formal, Seating Capacity: 78 covers
ROOTS ARE CHETTINAD. VERY DEEP. Menu This is not a restaurant,
but a journey. Through time. Past. Present. And future. Walk
through an amazing path with stone pillars catching the flickering
flames of oil lamps. Ladies dressed in silk greet you with offerings
of traditional snacks at the entrance to The Raintree. The setting
in both open and air-conditioned. Under a canopy of magnificent
rain trees you can break papadum to the beat of classical music.
Check out the murals which capture the spirit of an old Chettinad
home, and reflect life in a village. Try resisting the offerings
on chutney and pickle trolley. Enjoy authentic Chettinad food
cooked in clay pots over a wood fire. Our Innovative Chefs have
even designed a menu with zero spice. This is where you can
discover Chennai's deep rooted cuisine. Come, explore. Cuisine
type: Chettinad, South Indian Location: Ground level Hours:
Lunch 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm; Dinner 7:30 pm to midnight Reservations:
Recommended Attire: Semi Formal Seating Capacity: 105 covers
IT'S THE IN THING. Unwind. Chill out. Then watch the night warm
up at Distil, the high-energy nightspot at Vivanta by Taj -
Connemara. The drinks flow easy. See fresh fruit and herbs happily
muddled to make refreshing cocktails. It is sheer delight as
the bar man creates amazing cocktails. With his infused spirits.
You must try the Margarita made from tequila infused with Kaffir
leaves. Or the Porn Star Shot which is a heady mix of vanilla
infused vodka, passion fruit and champagne. And it's a Bloody
Shame that's served virgin if you want to hit the alcohol free
zone. Check out the lychee and white grape Mojito. And lose
yourself to the winner - Fresh basil Martini. Find yourself
spoilt for a choice of international spirits. Distil boasts
of fine selection of rare whiskies, vodkas, a variety of domestic
and imported beers with the best selections of cognacs and liqueurs.
The food offerings have been created with an eclectic touch
to suit all tastes. Groove to superbly selected music that will
have you on your feet. It's all happening here.
type: Bar Location: Lobby Level Hours: 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Attire: Informal Average Check: Rs 700 Seating Capacity: 64
BALLROOM, BINNY ROOM, WALLAJAH ROOM, ARCOT ROOM, NATRAJ ROOM
AND ENGLISH GARDENS ARE SURE TO MAKE HEADLINES FOR: Corporate
meetings Product launche sLarge themed events Grand Weddings
ROOMS AND BANQUET FACILITIES INCLUDE
7,850 sq ft of conference space spread over 5 kinds of conference
spaces The Ballroom, Binny Room, Wallajah Room, Arcot Room,
Natraj Room and English Gardens with seating capacities for
up to 60 delegates in board room-style, 400 for theatre-style
receptions and 600 for cocktails.
SERVICES: READY FOR BUSINESS 24 X 7 Open 24 hours High speed
Internet access Wi-Fi access Video-conferencing & Webcasting
facilities Boardroom that accommodates 12 delegates Facsimile
Photocopying Laptop computers & printers on hire Translation/interpretation
services with advance arrangement
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