Very good 7.0
Based on 45 reviews

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About this property


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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Internet access

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

Getting around

  • Airport transfer
  • Car park
  • Rental car
  • Taxi service
  • Valet parking

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Fitness center
  • Garden
  • Massage(s)
  • Spa
  • Steamroom
  • Ticket service
  • Tours

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Bar
  • BBQ facilities
  • Coffee shop
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Room service
  • Room service [24-hour]

Services and conveniences

  • Concierge
  • Currency exchange
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry service
  • Lockers
  • Luggage storage
  • Newspapers
  • Postal service
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Shop(s)
  • Smoking area

For the kids

  • Babysitting service
  • Family room


  • Check-in/check-out [express]
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Pets allowed
  • Security [24-hour]
  • Wheelchair accessible

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 capacity 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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Verified traveler reviews

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Very good

based on 45 reviews
  • Cleanliness 7.0
  • Facilities 8.7
  • Location 7.6
  • Room comfort and quality 6.8
  • Service 7.2
  • Value for money 6.4
  • Food and dining 6.9
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Bagiyraj from India
Solo travelers
Stayed 4 nights in September 2016
Had a Pleasant Stay :)
I rate their complimentary breakfast a 10/10 :) The hotel was clean. I had full satisfaction for the money I paid. Thank you Ambica Empire :)
Reviewed September 22, 2016

Deepu from India
Business travelers
Deluxe Double or Twin
Stayed one night in August 2015
Ageing hotel but very neat and clean. Good option if you don't want to stay in the cit centre.
Good option
Reviewed July 02, 2016

Akhilesh from India
Business travelers
Deluxe Double or Twin
Stayed one night in May 2016
Services are up to mark.
ervices are up to mark. customer friendly staff.
Reviewed May 23, 2016

RAVI from India
Business travelers
Deluxe Double or Twin
Stayed one night in February 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
Reviewed February 12, 2016

Benny from India
Business travelers
Deluxe Double or Twin
Stayed 3 nights in October 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.
Reviewed October 16, 2015

Venkatasamy from India
Business travelers
Deluxe Double or Twin
Stayed 5 nights in October 2015
wifi network is vey bad
Food is good , no disturbance, good cleaning
Not worth the rates paid for accommodation
Reviewed October 11, 2015

yan from China
Business travelers
Deluxe Double or Twin
Stayed 2 nights in May 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.
Reviewed June 09, 2015

S from Singapore
Business travelers
Deluxe Double or Twin
Stayed 2 nights in March 2015
Best Hotel in Chennai
TOP Customer Service
Reviewed March 18, 2015

S from Singapore
Business travelers
Executive Club
Stayed one night in March 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.
Reviewed March 18, 2015

Jayanti from United Kingdom
Business Club
Stayed 2 nights in March 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.
Reviewed March 11, 2015


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