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The Raintree, Anna Salai

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Front of property
Deluxe Room | Balcony
Presidential Suite | Premium bedding, Select Comfort beds, minibar, in-room safe
Premium bedding, Select Comfort beds, minibar, in-room safe
Premium bedding, Select Comfort beds, minibar, in-room safe

Overview of The Raintree, Anna Salai

VIP Access

The Raintree, Anna Salai

4.5 star property

8.8/10 Excellent

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
636 Anna Salai Teynampet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, 600018

Guests rated this location 8.1/10 - Very good

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationThirumalai Thirupathi Devasthanam18 min walk
  • Popular LocationPondy Bazaar19 min walk
  • Popular LocationConsulate General of the United States, Chennai5 min drive
  • AirportChennai (MAA-Chennai Intl.)14 min drive

Perks for members at select top-rated stays

Our Silver and Gold members get perks at select VIP Access properties, on top of exceptional service.
Silver tier member
A perk like food and drink extras, free breakfast, or parking credits
Gold tier member
Room upgrades when available, plus Silver perks

Room options

About this area


Located in Alwarpet neighbourhood, The Raintree, Anna Salai is connected to a shopping centre. Kapaleeswarar Temple and Fort St. George are notable landmarks, and travellers looking to shop may want to visit Pondy Bazaar and Express Avenue. Chennai Snake Park and VGP Universal Kingdom are also worth visiting. Guests appreciate the hotel's central location.

What's nearby

  • Thirumalai Thirupathi Devasthanam - 18 min walk
  • Pondy Bazaar - 19 min walk
  • Valluvar Kottam - 4 min drive
  • Consulate General of the United States, Chennai - 5 min drive
  • Anna University - 6 min drive

Getting around

  • Chennai Mandavelli Station - 4 min drive
  • LIC Metro Station - 5 min drive
  • Chennai International Airport (MAA) - 14 min drive


  • Bread and Chocolate - 8 min walk
  • Up North - 1 min walk
  • Nippon Japanese Resturant - 7 min walk
  • Samco New - 6 min walk
  • Café De Paris - 6 min walk

About this property

The Raintree, Anna Salai

4.5-star luxury hotel located in Alwarpet
Located close to Pondy Bazaar and Consulate General of the United States, Chennai, The Raintree, Anna Salai provides a return airport shuttle, a rooftop terrace and a cafe. Enjoy Indian cuisine and brunch at the two on-site restaurants. Free in-room WiFi is available to all guests, along with a hair salon and laundry facilities.
Additional perks include:
  • Swimming pool
  • Free self-parking and valet parking
  • Continental breakfast (surcharge), express check-out and 3 meeting rooms
  • A porter/bellboy, express check-in and a 24-hour front desk
  • Guest reviews give top marks for the helpful staff
Room features
All 230 rooms offer comforts, such as 24-hour room service and premium bedding, in addition to thoughtful touches, such as laptop-compatible safes and air conditioning.
More conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Bathrooms with designer toiletries and showers
  • 32-inch HDTVs with premium channels
  • Coffee/tea makers, daily housekeeping and electrical adapters/chargers

Awards and affiliations

The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.


English, Hindi

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Free valet parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–10:00 AM: INR 750-900 for adults and INR 500-750 for children
  • 1 bar
  • 2 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 24-hour room service

Restaurants on site

  • High
  • Madras
  • The Kitchen
  • Up North

Things to do

  • Swimming pool

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Snack bar/deli


  • Ballroom
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Lift

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Conference space (3500 square feet)
  • Meeting rooms - 3


  • Rooftop terrace


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Lift
  • Roll-in shower (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Premium bedding
  • Select comfort bed


  • Designer toiletries
  • Dressing gowns
  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Towels


  • Digital channels
  • Premium channels
  • 32-inch LCD TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar


  • Desk
  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Phone
  • Turndown service

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Check-in from noon - noon
Express check-in available
Minimum check-in age - 21


Check-out before noon
Express check-out available

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
The extra-person fee includes a mattress on the floor (extra beds are not available).
To register at this property, guests who are Indian citizens must provide a valid photo identity card issued by the Government of India; travelers who are not citizens of India must present a valid passport and visa.

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from November 19 2021 to June 12 2024 (dates subject to change):
  • Bar/Lounge(s)
  • Swimming pool
The property will be renovating from 13 June 2022 to 12 June 2024 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Bar/lounge
  • Swimming pool
During renovations, the hotel will make every effort to minimise noise and disturbance.
The following facilities are closed on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday:
  • Bar/lounge
  • Full-service spa
  • Health club
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Public bath
  • Sauna
  • Hot tub

Access methods

Staffed front desk


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
1 child, up to the age of 7 years, can stay for free if using existing beds when occupying the parent or guardian's room
Rollaway/extra beds are available for INR 1475 per day.

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

  • Fee for continental breakfast: from approximately INR 750 to 900 for adults and from INR 500 to 750 for children
  • Airport shuttle fee: INR 1750 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Rollaway bed fee: INR 1475 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Only bookings from non-local guests are accepted; guests whose residence is within the same city as the property will not be allowed to check in
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
The Hotel reserves the right of admission.

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property
A car is not required for transport to and from this property

Property is also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Does The Raintree, Anna Salai have a pool?

Yes, this property has a pool. The swimming pool will be unavailable from November 19 2021 until June 12 2024 (dates subject to change). The property will be renovating the swimming pool from June 13 2022 until June 12 2024 (completion date subject to change).

How much does it cost to stay at ?

As of 27 Mar 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at on 30 Mar 2023 start from ₹6,199.0, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

Is The Raintree, Anna Salai pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

How much is parking at The Raintree, Anna Salai?

Self-parking and valet parking are free at this property.

What time is check-in at The Raintree, Anna Salai?

Check-in is from noon - noon.

What time is check-out at The Raintree, Anna Salai?

Checkout is at noon.

Does The Raintree, Anna Salai provide a shuttle to the airport?

Yes, there's an airport shuttle that runs on request. A fee of INR 1750 per vehicle applies.

Where is The Raintree, Anna Salai located?

Located in Alwarpet, this luxury hotel is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Pondy Bazaar, and within 3 mi (5 km) of Consulate General of the United States, Chennai and Kapaleeswarar Temple. Express Avenue and Apollo Hospital are also within 3 mi (5 km). Chennai Mambalam Station is 29 minutes by foot.




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8/10 Good


Travelled with partner
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness
Nice hotel. Good service. However the linen is worn out & doesn’t appear very clean. The towels are discolored & probably need to be replaced or washed better. Overall good stay
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2023

10/10 Excellent


Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I had a fantastic experience staying at Raintree Anna Salai.The hotel rooms are immaculate and well maintained. Buffet Breakfast was awesome and the staffs are very attentive in taking care of the customers. I would like to appreciate all the staffs especially Jonathan, Lomo and Karthick for their customer service, it was top notch. Definetely recommend this hotel.
Stayed 17 nights in Feb 2023

10/10 Excellent


Travelled with family, Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very clean and helpful staff
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2023

10/10 Excellent


Travelled with partner
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The staff at reception and concierge were very polite and respectful. Kamal was very helpful and sincere in helping us during our stay. In the breakfast area, Lamo was an absolute superstar. She was so helpful and her coffee were the best. I will definately recommend friends and family. Christine
Stayed 4 nights in Jan 2023

8/10 Good


Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Disliked: Amenities
Great service, great staff, very helpful but, property not worth the Money, dinner was very expensive
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2023

10/10 Excellent


Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2023

10/10 Excellent

Sridatta Harshini

Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2023

4/10 Poor

Rajaratnam, Cobham

Travelled with partner
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Positive: staffs are good and welcoming. Reasonably good breakfast; Commendable: Kamal on luggages & Lomo in the Kitchen; Negative: dirty carpets/furnitures/cushions; Limited facilities (can’t be a 5 * hotel); require modernisation; too expensive for the limited facilities;
Stayed 7 nights in Jan 2023

8/10 Good


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The hotel is conveniently located, rooms are spacious and clean. Comfortable bed, good wifi connection. The staff is very friendly, professional, and accommodating. The quality of food is ok. Overall it's good choice.

8/10 Good


Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2022