Central ChennaiChennai

Escape to upscale Central Chennai! Enjoy its temples, monuments and marina.

Venture to top sights like Marina Beach and Fort St. George as you discover Central Chennai—an area also notable for its marina.

Popular places to visit in Central Chennai

Marina Beach
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Marina Beach

4/5(44 reviews)

Relaxed walks, pretty sunrises, elaborate entertainment, traditional Indian street food and historical landmarks make this one of Chennai’s liveliest beaches.

Valluvar Kottam
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Valluvar Kottam

4/5(6 reviews)

Learn about the history of Valluvar Kottam, a well-known monument in Chennai. Wander the beaches and marina in this culturally rich area.

Fort St. George
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Fort St. George

4/5(25 reviews)

Spot impressive architecture and admire displays of British Raj artifacts as you explore this 17th-century citadel, one of Chennai’s finest colonial monuments.

Anna Salai
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Anna Salai

4/5(16 reviews)

Learn about the local history of Anna Salai (Mounts Road) with a stop at Anna Salai. Wander the marina in this culturally rich area.

Old Mahabalipuram Road
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Old Mahabalipuram Road

4/5(24 reviews)

Old Mahabalipuram Road is just one of the places to see in Chennai, so why not enjoy the other things to explore during your travels? You can enjoy the restaurants while in the area.

Kapaleeswarar Temple
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Kapaleeswarar Temple

4.5/5(31 reviews)

Marvel at the Dravidian architecture of this centuries-old temple, spot intricately carved figurines, watch devotees pray and experience a lively Hindu festival.

Top hotels in Central Chennai

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Grand Chennai by GRT Hotels
Grand Chennai by GRT Hotels
4.5 out of 5
120, Sir Thyagaraya Road, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
The price is Rs3,716 per night

Located in Mylapore Tiruvallikk, this luxury hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Consulate General of the United States, Chennai, Marina Beach and Valluvar Kottam. ...

4.4/5Excellent! (386 reviews)

"Food items, in two days breakfast items are same, non veg also not satisfied"…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar 2020

Grand Chennai by GRT Hotels
Hyatt Regency Chennai
Hyatt Regency Chennai
5 out of 5
365 Anna Salai, Teynampet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
The price is Rs4,930 per night

This family-friendly Chennai hotel is located near the airport, within 2 mi (3 km) of Consulate General of the United States, Chennai and Valluvar Kottam. Marina ...

4.1/5Very Good! (285 reviews)

"Good customer service and exceptional cleanliness."…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar 2020

Hyatt Regency Chennai
ibis Chennai City Centre - An Accor Brand
ibis Chennai City Centre - An Accor Brand
3 out of 5
690 Anna Salai, Mount Rd, Near US Consulate, Thousand Lights, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
The price is Rs3,279 per night

Located in Royapettah, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Spencer's Plaza Shopping Mall and Consulate General of the United States, Chennai. Raja Muthiah ...

3.9/5Very Good! (162 reviews)

"Good"…"

Reviewed on 11 Feb 2020

ibis Chennai City Centre - An Accor Brand
Courtyard by Marriott Chennai
Courtyard by Marriott Chennai
4 out of 5
564 Anna Salai, Teynampet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
The price is Rs4,292 per night

Located in Teynampet, this spa hotel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Consulate General of the United States, Chennai, and within 3 mi (5 km) of Anna University and Marina ...

4.1/5Very Good! (159 reviews)

"I love this place, I try to stay there every time I go to Chennai. The staff is great, the rooms are excellent, very clean, comfy beds with excellent mattress & fine linens. Very well equipped bathrooms, I feel right at home. The breakfast buffet is exceptional. Even when the hotel is booked I try ..."…"

Reviewed on 12 Feb 2020

Courtyard by Marriott Chennai
Taj Connemara
Taj Connemara
5 out of 5
Binny Road, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
The price is Rs4,960 per night

Located in Central Chennai, this luxury hotel is 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from Consulate General of the United States, Chennai, and within 3 mi (5 km) of University of ...

4.4/5Excellent! (236 reviews)

"I really enjoy staying at the Taj Connemara when I'm in Chennai for business. The staff is so kind and the stay is very comfortable."…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar 2020

Taj Connemara
The Park Chennai
The Park Chennai
5 out of 5
601 Anna Salai Road, Near US Embassy, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs4,403 per night

Located in Central Chennai, this luxury hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Music Academy, Consulate General of the United States, Chennai and Valluvar Kottam. ...

3/5 (342 reviews)

"Good close to embassy . Little priced for the facilities"…"

Reviewed on 28 Feb 2020

The Park Chennai

Other areas in Chennai

St. Andrew\'s Kirk which includes a church or cathedral and interior views

Egmore

3.5/5Good!(16 area reviews)

You'll enjoy the monuments and spas in Egmore. You might want to make time for a stop at Government Museum or Mayor Radhakrishnan Stadium.

Egmore
Nungambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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Nungambakkam

4.5/5Wonderful!(15 area reviews)

You'll enjoy the cafes and monuments in Nungambakkam. You might want to make time for a stop at Valluvar Kottam or SDAT Tennis Stadium.

Nungambakkam
Anna Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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Anna Nagar

While Anna Nagar may not have many sights to explore, venturing just a little farther will lead you to top things to see and do like Valluvar Kottam and Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.

Anna Nagar
Royapettah, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Royapettah

3.5/5Good!(24 area reviews)

Restaurants, spas and shopping highlight some of the notable features of Royapettah. Make a stop by Express Avenue while you're exploring.

Royapettah
Teynampet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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Teynampet

Though Teynampet may not have many top sights, you can venture to the surrounding area to see attractions like Valluvar Kottam and Kapaleeswarar Temple.

Teynampet
T Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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T Nagar

4/5Very Good!(17 area reviews)

Restaurants, shopping and spas are some highlights of T Nagar. You might stop by Valluvar Kottam or Music Academy while you're in the area.

T Nagar