Besant Nagar is a Chennai neighborhood named after the noted lady theosophist Annie Besant. It has the coast of Bay of Bengal to the east, and is bounded by Thiruvanmiyur to the South, Adyar to the West and the Adyar Estuary to the North. It is famed for its Banyan trees and serene settings. This locality is 14 kilometers from the International Airport and 13 kilometers from the Chennai Central Railway station. If you are looking for hotels in Besant Nagar, Chennai, then Treebo is the right place to commence your search. Treebo offers multiple options to suit your needs while staying in Chennai. Hotel Angson and Niketana Homes are two excellent options in this area. Among other hotels in Besant Nagar, J's Five Two Boutique is well recommended. All Treebo hotels come with luxurious amenities, free Wi-Fi and complimentary breakfast. In this locality, one can find the headquarters of the Theosophical Society, a worldwide body whose primary objective is Universal Brotherhood, founded in 1875. It is a part of Chennai which is inhabited by many famous personalities and affluent citizens. Alongside are many restaurants, cafes, shops and boutiques. One of the main attractions is Elliot's Beach, named after Edward Elliot, a former Governor of Madras which forms the end-point of the Marina Beach shore. It has the Annai Velankanni Church and the Ashtalakshmi Temple along the shore and is sometimes nicknamed 'Bessie'. The beach and the 6th avenue are the venue for many events like the Vintage Car Rally, Half Marathons, the Army Band, Musical and Promotional events, Food Carnivals and many more. One can also find many Government offices and educational institutions in this area. In the colonial era it was a fairly exclusive place limited to expatriates. There are various shopping centers and restaurants where you can try out the local cuisine. You can finish your day with a leisurely stroll along the beach. The more high-spirited can head to one of the many party spots to end the day on a high.
“The hotel was really good. The room was spacious and clean. We loved the complimentary breakfast that they served. Only Wifi was a disappointment. However, we would surely like to stay at J's Five Two Boutique if visiting Chennai again.“
“It’s a very nice property with very nice ambience. Breakfast served in our room options is little less otherwise it is good. It’s a nice place for the people who love walking jogging surrounded by big big Villa, Mr Rajnikant house is very nearby. Love to stay in the property again. Only drawback is “ room size, which is little small, staff is very supportive.
“Bfast was very poor - No body attends the Restaurant in the morning and they dont care what the guest want. They just note down the room number and vanish. Only positive is rooms are clean even though it is very small. Bathroom lay out is very small and one has to be careful not get injured while t“ aking bath
“Overall good service provided by the staff. Rooms are top class clean and tidy with clean and Lenin Excellent staff including the reception. Very helpful in all matters. Close to most of business establishment.“
“Well mannered staff and hospitable. I would like to recommend as they offer what they show in pictures. Overall it was a comfortable stay for 2 days.
Attractive point: Well connected to all important areas of Chennai, centrally located.“
“The room was very small compared to the description given in the pictures. I and my colleague were almost banging into each other in the room. Location is very good. The bar in the hotel is very expensive“
-126dineshb, 29 Jan 2018
Questions & Answers about Besant Nagar hotels,Chennai
I will be travelling to Mumbai next week. What are the best places to visit in Bandra West?
Asked by Kharbanda, 08-02-2018
There is plenty to see and do in Bandra West of Mumbai. A few places to visit here include Mount Mary Church, Bandstand Promenade, Mannat (Shahrukh Khan's house), Western Bakeries, Bollywood Walk of Fame, Bandra Fort, and Taj Land's End. You can also go shopping on Linking Road in Bandra.