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Thanjavur
Reviewed 22 March 2015

Nice place to stay on a business trip. Value for money. The advantage is this Hotel offers 24 hrs check in facility which many of the Hotels do not offer. And if you are coming by train it is just few steps away from Egmore Railway Station.

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4Thank ENSajith
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 19 March 2015

Fortel Chennai is a fantastic hotel situated at a short walk from Marina beach. The great location made it really easy for me to move around in the city. The staff of the hotel was friendly and suggested some wonderful places for meals and such. I recommend booking your stay on Travelguru because it’s a simple process and it saves...

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3Thank Nethra R
Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 10 March 2015

I stayed at Fortel for two days and it was an unpleasant experience. The rooms were dusty, excessive lint from work out sheets and pillow covers. Faucets were rusted and broken. I had infact asked for a change in room and they promptly denied. The front desk was not courteous at all.

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6Thank vairavan_ar
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 16 February 2015

Stayed here for a business trip in February 2015. Breakfast was good. The living experience was also good. The room was clean and the staff was friendly. The food is reasonably priced and tasted good as well. The hotel is really close to Egmore station which makes it very convenient for travel. The only problem would be that the locality...

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2Thank Vishwanadh
Rajkot, India
Reviewed 9 February 2015

I have stayed here for 2 days and was the great experience since breakfast was not the part of the package hence unaware about it. But the staff was courteous and very polite. The property is good and maintained. You must select the rooms on the higher floor both side the views as same. Overall great experience

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2Thank harshallalwani
Agartala, India
Reviewed 3 February 2015

Recently, i visited hotel fortel from 16/01/2015 to 24/01/2015 on an official trip. I found a very unfriendly staff, not ready to listen to you properly. They don't even care to make your stay comfortable. One short height duty manager don't know how to talk with the guests. He also went into a heated argument with me. He always tried...

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6Thank anuj0303
Reviewed 8 January 2015 via mobile

I landed from trichy at 5 A M and booked my room through cleartrip at fortel I reached hotel and asked about room , the man who was at reception said they have room and tariff is 3500 plus taxes I said just booked through clear trip at 3321 , the man immediately in most rudest manner said we don't...

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3Thank Hem G
Reviewed 8 January 2015 via mobile

Good hotel, gr8 location, nice staff, free wifi, clean rooms. Among the top choice for a stay in egmore at this price. Highly recommended. If you have to stay in egmore go with fortel or ramada. I stayed at ramada 15 days ago , so in comparison if ramada is 90/100 then fortel is 80/100.

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Ahmedabad, India
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Reviewed 3 January 2015

I made my booking through via in which package includes return airfare ahmedabad-chennai-ahmedabad with 5 night stay at Hotel Fortel. But on check in the receptionist told me that my package includes only stay not buffet breaffast while at the time of booking it was mentioned in the overview that hotel serves buffet breakfast complimentary, but as in the booking...

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Reviewed 31 December 2014

It good hotel . room is spacious and good . Location is in front of Egmore station. But Breakfast quality is hopeless. Staff is very helpful but not understand hindhi. It is very near to railway station of Egmore as well as Chennai central. Vastha bhavan is near to it for good south indian food. hotel have two lift ....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Fortel, Chennai, is a recently developed Business Class Hotel located at a prime spot at Egmore, the commercial business district of the city, which enables your business enhancement and also shopping and leisure at hand. It is closed to both the historical railway stations Egmore & Central which connects the north and south of India. Airport (Domestic & international) is 14km away. Fortel, Chennai, presents 95 aesthetically designed contemporary rooms and suites emphasizing the needs of the business traveler. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fortel

Address: 3,Gandhi-Irwin Road | Near Egmore Railway Station, Chennai (Madras), India
Region: India > Tamil Nadu > Chennai District > Chennai (Madras)
Price Range: $57 - $4,026 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Fortel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 95
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Try get a room overlooking the Egmore station. It has a great view of a very peaceful park with a lovely church in it.”
 of 5 bubbles peterc325, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“good types of rooms to select from”
 of 5 bubbles kikku2016, 24 Jan 2016 | Read review
“select rooms on floors above 7”
 of 5 bubbles DASS924, 26 May 2015 | Read review
“Rooms on the higher floor will have less noise”
 of 5 bubbles harshallalwani, 9 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Seventh Floor room are better”
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