This elegant and luxurious 214-room hotel stands on the historic premises of the former Gemini Film Studios, which since the 1940s have been creating larger than life heroes and heroines, mesmerising millions with technicolour dreams. The Leather Bar is a sexy, dark, masculine pulsating high energy bar with DJ, while Pasha is an exclusive nightclub for members. Aqua is a rooftop poolside cafe with a modern Mediterranean feel and music at sunset provided by an in-house DJ. It is air-conditioned and has a lobby with 24-hour reception, currency exchange facility, cloakroom, lift access, hairdressers' salon, a number of restaurants, conference facilities and Internet access (subject to fees), as well as room and laundry services (both subject to fees). Parking facilities are available to guests arriving by car.
The hotel is located on Anna Salai, in the heart of the business district of Chennai in Tamil Nadu, Situated 16 km from the airport and 6 km from the railway station. It offers easy access to main business, shopping and entertainment centers in this vibrant southern capital.
Contemporary décor and rich textures create the perfect backdrop for guests' stay, with pale beech-wood flooring and frosted glass. Tables inlaid with coconut shell, parchment lights and the colourful hues of the grass chatais provide the subtitles, hinting at the hotel's regional location. En suite bathroom, hairdryer, direct dial telephone, Internet access, minibar, mini-fridge, tea/coffee making facilities, centrally-regulated air conditioning and a safety deposit box all feature as standard. There are additional benefits in the ""Residence"" such as an in-room electronic safe, desk with glass top drawer, bedside-cordless telephone, luggage rack, satellite/cable TV, double seater sofa, smoke detector, water sprinkler and bathroom telephone.
The hotel has a spa which offers signature rituals, ranging from contemporary treatments and massages to exotic body scrubs (subject to fees). The sauna and steam room can be used free of charge. Guests may take advantage of the outdoor pool. Sports enthusiasts may pay a visit to the gym.
Six-o-one is a 24-hour restaurant on the lobby level with a pasta-choco bar and show kitchen, while Lotus is a modern Thai restaurant serving authentic Thai cuisine.
The following are all accepted as methods of payment at the hotel: American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and VISA.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV