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About Hotel Ambica Empire


Hotel Ambica Empire is an attractive, value-for-money option in the heart of Tamil Nadu’s thriving capital. India’s fourth largest city and the southern center of trade and commerce, Chennai has plenty to offer the visitor with its well-preserved colonial architecture, endless temples, delicious regional cuisine, and lively harbor-side district, all easily reached from the hotel. The Hotel Ambica Empire is a 3.5-star hotel providing guests a soothing haven from the hectic streets of Chennai’s bustling downtown, with comfortable rooms and friendly service, and its in-house restaurant serving up delicious southern Indian cuisine in a relaxed environment.
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Hotel Facilities

  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour security
  • airport transfer
  • babysitting
  • bar
  • BBQ facilities
  • business center
  • car hire
  • coffee shop
  • concierge
  • currency exchange
  • daily housekeeping
  • dry cleaning
  • elevator
  • executive floor
  • express check-in/check-out
  • facilities for disabled guests
  • family room
  • fax machine
  • laundry service
  • lockers
  • luggage storage
  • meeting facilities
  • newspapers
  • photocopying
  • postal service
  • printer
  • restaurant
  • room service
  • safety deposit boxes
  • shops
  • smoking area
  • taxi service
  • ticket service
  • tours
  • wheelchair accessible

Sports and Recreation

  • fitness center
  • garden
  • massage
  • spa
  • steamroom


  • free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas


  • car park
  • valet parking

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Tamil
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Child and extra bed policy
Infant 0-1 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 2-10 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding.
  • Guests over 10 years old are considered as adults.
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room policy for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Airport Transfer Fee: 950 INR
Check-In From: 11:00 AM
Check-Out Until: 12:00 PM
Distance from City Center: 1.00 Km
Distance to Airport: 12.00 Km
Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors: Yes
Number of Bars: 1
Number of Floors: 7
Number of Restaurants: 2
Number of Rooms : 84
Room Voltage: 220
Time to Airport (Minutes): 35
Year Hotel Built: 1999
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Food, drink and entertainment

Royal Plate Restaurant

Royal Plate Restaurant

The Royal Palate, intimate, grand and impressive is specially designed to stir the senses with international flair and to entice your palates. Treat yourself to the Royal Palate to experience the the luxury of flawless service and exquisite cuisines in a distinguished setting.The restaurant offers a truly distinctive atmosphere, perfect for any occasion. Palate includes flavours from traditional south and north Indian to across the sea Chinese and Italian. Enjoy the Luxuries of a Royal Hotel at Ambica Empire, the hotel with a heart.

Million Dollar The Pub

Million Dollar The Pub

Million Dollars, the contemporary bar is the place where atmosphere radiates the sophisti- cated allure of today's generation with a wide variety. Its is the ideal venue for pre or post-dinner drinks or a simple evening cocktail also cosy and intimate, with an extensive range of fine wines, liquors and cigars.Also offering exotic and delicious cocktails that take us back to the golden age of the cocktail hour, ranging from classic appetizers to fanciful drinks to modern classics. The bar welcomes with a soft feel, gentle lighting and fascinating people.

Green Chilly Coffee Shop

Green Chilly Coffee Shop

Green Chillies is exactly what youre looking for; arrive to enjoy the exotic beverage, the aroma of freshly roasted, freshly ground coffee and the taste of a true espresso, which simply warm the hearts. Everything we serve is a treat for all senses, it looks as good as it tastes!At the Coffee shop you and your guests will enjoy a warm, intimate atmosphere that invites a great time and combines the best of everything: extraordinary food, service and charm of the new era in a warm inviting setting.

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Room Comfort/Standard
Staff Performance
Value for Money

February 12, 2016
breafast is very very worst and breakfast table
very worst we were booking afternoon i reach hotel evening night at 9pm but they are given me room key 10.30 pm more than one hour we were wait in the lobby

4 Benny P.
October 16, 2015
It is an Old Hotel without Maintenance.
A stinking rooms, food below average, and over crowded incompetent staff, who doesn't know about hospitality at all. Bathrooms are leaking, unhygienic, and stinking rooms and Old linen.

7.7 Venkatasamy C.
October 11, 2015
wifi network is vey bad
Food is good , no disturbance, good cleaning
Not worth the rates paid for accommodation

2.3 yan L.
June 09, 2015
dirty condition on the bed and dirty service
the reception staff never respect to guests time. I ask them arrange cab or taxi for me. they told me 10 minutes and after 45 minutes still not done.Even I re ask them, they still find some execuses and keep delay my time. very dirt bed cover etc. seems house keeping didn't change everything even check out. very bad service and conditions.

5 Jayanti P.
United Kingdom
March 11, 2015
a hotel with heart
staff staff staff
Paid for business club room which is most expensive. Changed to Classic heritage room with more space and facilities. Sould have asked for refund.

8.3 S C.
March 18, 2015
A must stay if you visit Chennai
Gd Location , Gd Breakfast Buffet and Gd Service
Staff there satisfied all my needs. A best place for all travellers coming to Chennai. Dun Miss.

8 S C.
March 18, 2015
Best Hotel in Chennai
TOP Customer Service

8 vk A.
December 13, 2014
meets the need
Location, price , comfort
A very good experience beyond expectation as I was considering it a sort of night pass budget hotel. Only thing is that I was wondering why management/ owners take some good Artitech or interior desisnor profession advice to change a little bit exterior and interior with a very little money. Color scheme chosen depict very poor taste. Its structure can well be kept as such but with a little imagination , it can really look like a heritage hotel. Hope some one from management would read and acknowledge .

6.7 MANOJ T.
December 02, 2014
Very Poor Customer Service by Reception Staff
ambience, location, chinese food
After 3 sleepless nights, it was supposed to be my rest day and the reception staff totally spoiled it. During checkin, they asked me what time i leave next day. Couple hours later when i was asleep, again they called and asked me what time i will leave next day. Next day morning at 9am, i received another call from reception desk asking what time i will leave and worst part despite. Checkout time was stated as 12 noon, they sent housekeeping staff 2 clean room at 11.40. If they are so desperate for guest to leave, why do accept guests in first place. I asked for non smoking room and first thing i saw after entering the room is a astray with match box. Atleast room didnt smell. I was on 4 night visit, luckily i have a habit of making only first night reservation and extend it only if the hotel was good. I moved to another hotel for rest of my visit. I ordered room service from chinese kitchen and it was good and worth of the money. Not sure of indian cusinese. But Breakfast was pretty bad for 4 star hotel. Room service staff are friendly though. Overall i would not recommend it for stay. Would recommend for dine-in for chinese cusine.

7.7 James D.
November 04, 2014
Nice hotel to stay in
Nice hotel,good location
Reaching the hotel was easy,check in was smooth,room were well kept but the bath tub was full of stains,food- in room dining was good,the buffet breakfast was only satisfactory,minimal spread.Booked for a call cab in the morning,excuse was given that line was busy.But good that they had their hotel cab,but was at double the price.