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The Raintree, Anna Salai

4.5 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

The employees at the hotel are very attentive and service orientated. very very clean hotel, spacious rooms, airconditioning a little to cold. There is a safe, watercooker and cofe and thee etc. bathrobes and slippers available. Complementary WiFi is available. Gym is fabulous and the breakfast, lunch/brunch and dinner options are splendid, but expensive. Book your full daytour at the hotel. They offer drivers who speak English and know their ways around Chennai. The famous T-Nagar is not very far by rikshja. In the near vicinity there not much to see however, but a short strolls takes you an area where there are some shops and local restaurants. The pool on the rooftop is a nice place to relax. At night it turns to a lounge area. Great place to stay. Would recommend it to everyone, eventhough it is a bit expensive.

We really liked our stay here at the Raintree. It is just opposite the Apollo Hospital. Otherwise there is not much in the vicinity to walk to. There are some shops but not much. We went here because the price was very reasonable and the location was close to some sightseeing places like the San Thome Basillica, where Thomas is said to be buried. The staff at Raintree were very attentitive. The room was great. The restaurants were good, as was the breakfast buffet. The price for the restaurants is a little more than usual, but the food and service is really good.

My sojourn here was for 7 nights on a Business Trip. The hotel is quite centrally located with places of interest like the famed Marina Beach, Govt Museum, Fort St. George and St. Thomas Cathedral Basilica quite close-by. The lobby was grand and rooms very spacious. The complimentary breakfast spread was quite delectable and varied . People are very welcoming and accommodating. The hotel had all modern facilities that a 4.5* can boast of. Their roof-top restaurant had quite a view and a lovely setting. In addition , the Concierge desk was prompt in arranging my travel needs . While the overall experience has been quite exhilarating , there were unfortunately quite a few turn-offs as well : 1. A/c very noisy throughtout the night . 2. Not much satellite channels to choose from which one would expect from a star accommodation. 3. Though had stayed for a week, the wifi connectivity had to be renewed on a daily basis. Had put a request to the tech team for a blanket renewal during my stay which they did ( again promptly) but alas, it didn't work ! Overall was a excellent stay here .. Good wishes :)

First day several issues like television not working due to smart card issues, have to call reception twice, air conditioning not working upon checking, called reception, it was fixed temporarily. Safe deposit box wasn't working called reception again. Went away for look around the city. Returned in evening had meal, went to room. Air-conditioning stopped working at 10.30pm, first thought may be cut out due to temperature settings, fell asleep. Woke up 2.30ish in morning hot & sweaty. Tried settings for a/c didn't work, after about 20 minutes of time spent, called reception, chap came, said fixed, no sooner he has gone out of room it stopped. Called reception again we're advised to sleep in room across, keys were sent for another room. In the morning we were told to change rooms, as may have problems again. So much of inconvenience and sleepless night, no formal apology or else has been given by the hotel management. Overall not very pleasant/comfortable stay at the hotel.

Excellent hotel, location, ...stayed for 5 days..excellent house keeping...breakfast,lunch,dinner,laundry service n other services ...ovrall attentive staff...would like to stay again.. Recommend it strongly...

Very conveniently located this is a very impressive hotel. For the time I walked into the lobby until I checked out, I was totally impressed. It has a ve4y nice welcoming lobby, the rooms are well maintained and spacious, the toilet is well planned and of a very good size. The breakfast has a nice spread with juices and milkshakes. And very helpful and courteous staff.

Stayed for one night only as we were coming from Pondicherry and wanted to stay somewhere closer to the airport due to morning flight. This hotel was incredible especially the service provided by the staff. Breakfast choice excellent. Room facilities very good, bed very comfortable. Would definitely recommend.

My stay was very comfortable and pleasant . the staff was very good and hospitality and ambience was superb..the food was especially good and now it's going to be my first choice of stay when ever I am in Chennai

Nice and modern looking hotel. Great combination of western and classic indian breakfast. Comfy bed and spacious room. Quite room with a nice city view. Roof top pool and bar. People with smile everywhere.

Mr joma is a smiling face excellent service and fluent English,he done a very good job.becouse of him i will visit again, Breakfast dinner maintenance safety and security inroom dining foodservice time taken to serve I recamand my family members relatives and my friends circle stay rain free hotel Chermann I visit again

636 Anna Salai Teynampet Chennai Tamil Nadu

Hotel highlights

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Free valet and self parking
  • Onsite dining
  • Spa

Located in Alwarpet, The Raintree, Anna Salai is within 2 miles (3 km) of sights such as U.S. Consulate and Anna Centenary Library. This 4.5-star hotel has 230 guestrooms and offers conveniences like 3 restaurants, a full-service spa, and an outdoor pool. In central Chennai, the hotel is also close to Music Academy and Valluvar Kottam.


Enjoy dining at The Kitchen, one of 3 onsite restaurants. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service, or entertain your taste buds with a beverage at the bar/lounge or coffee shop/café. For your convenience, a buffet breakfast is served for a fee each morning from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM.


All of The Raintree, Anna Salai's 230 air-conditioned rooms provide minibars, coffee makers, and free newspapers. Guests can expect 32-inch LCD TVs with digital channels and DVD players, along with free WiFi and wired Internet. Select Comfort beds sport premium bedding and bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries. Free bottled water, laptop-compatible safes, and phones are also available.

Property features

The Raintree, Anna Salai features a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a 24-hour fitness center. Free valet and self parking are available—or if you're not driving, take the airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for INR 1634 per vehicle one way. Multilingual staff at the front desk are standing by 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include a spa tub, a sauna, and a rooftop terrace.

Room options

Executive Suite, 1 King Bed

King 1 | Sleeps 3

Club Room

King 1 | Twin 2 | Sleeps 3

Presidential Suite

King 1 | Sleeps 3

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

91% of guests recommend this hotel

Total of 1191 reviews