Saidapet in Chennai was founded by the Nawab of Carnatic and named after Sayyid Khan Pettah, the commander of the Nawab's armed forces. After the British took over, Saidapet came under the erstwhile Madras jurisdiction and became the headquarters of Chingleput district. This neighbourhood is served by the Saidapet railway station, within the Chennai Suburban Railway Network. It also has an MTC bus stand on the Anna Salai. The Central Railway Station is 10 km away and the Chennai airport is only 8 km away from Saidapet. With a lot of premium hotel chains in this area, you will not lack choices when it comes to accommodation. There are also a lot of 2-star, 3-star and budget hotels here. The chain of Treebo hotels offer rooms with modern décor, equipped with amenities like AC, TV with DTH, free Wi-Fi & breakfast, toiletries and much more. Panagal Building is the most famous landmark of this locality. Saidapet had a busy shopping street called the Bazaar Road, famous for its fish and meat. With a lot of schools, places of worship and a few community halls and hospitals in this area, residents don’t have to venture far out to get their needs met. Love minions? There is a minion themed restaurant called Despiwich here in this locality! Check out the restaurants in Guindy, right next to this locality, famous for 5-star restaurants such as Vintage Bank, Avartana and much more. Take an auto rickshaw to the Marina Beach and relax in the soothing breeze among the palm tree lined promenade. Being well-connected to the rest of Chennai, visiting the landmarks of Chennai city such as the St Fort cathedral and Tirupati are easy. Soak in the mystery of this historical city and stay close to the hotspots by choosing Saidapet as your location for accommodation. Look no further than Treebo which ensures you a comfortable stay at a budget price.