The Raintree, Anna Salai
Discover unparalleled comfort and style at The Raintree, Anna Salai in central Chennai, where attentive service, modern design, and spacious guestrooms combine to create a serene retreat. When it comes to dining, choose from three stylish restaurants serving the finest in Indian and international cuisine, including a relaxed rooftop aerie with sweeping views of the city. Work out at the gym, swim in the infinity pool, or indulge in the deep relaxation of a holistic spa treatment — whichever you choose, you’ll feel refreshed and restored.
- Choose from 230 guestrooms, studios, and suites with a focus on sustainable luxury
- Savor the authentic flavors of southern India under the stars
- Plan a memorable event with color-themed meeting spaces for up to 1,200 people
- Indulge in a treatment using natural essential oils at Tattva Spa
- Keep up your fitness routine at the thoughtfully equipped gym
- Make the hotel’s convenient central location your base for exploration
The Raintree, Anna Salai has an unbeatable location in the center of the city. If you’re here on business, you’ll appreciate close proximity to the business district, as well as a number of consulates. For recreation, the city’s stop sights — such as Marina Beach, Fort St. George, and towering Kapaleeshwarar Temple — are just a short taxi ride away.
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The 230 sleek guestrooms feel spacious and contemporary, with polished wood floors and large windows offering city views, plus eco-friendly toiletries in the luxe bathrooms. Club rooms and suites have access to a lounge offering complimentary refreshments, and studio guestrooms featuring kitchenettes are a popular choice for longer stays.
The gracious staff at the hotel’s concierge desk can arrange travel and tour bookings, as well as airport transfers, car hire, or a town car/limousine service and a plethora of other services such as express laundry, dry cleaning, and babysitting. Plan an event at the exclusive open-air terrace, or book a business conference in one of the seven meeting rooms and take advantage of the state-of-the-art business center.
Start your morning with a selection from the complimentary breakfast buffet in the lobby restaurant, and choose from international favorites throughout the rest of the day. Authentic Indian cuisine is served at the other two restaurants, one of which is on the rooftop. Enjoy casual drinks at two lounge bars, and call for room service if you would rather stay in.
Madras – The southern Indian cuisine here is inspired by flavors from Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, and Andhra and accompanied by live instrumental music.
Up North – Dine under the stars at the rooftop restaurant, which serves authentic Punjabi cuisine.
Madera – Enjoy a cocktail or a nightcap at this sleek bar and lounge.
High – Perched next to the rooftop infinity pool, this sky bar and lounge serves an array of refreshments.
Head up to the rooftop infinity pool for a refreshing swim, or sit out on the sun terrace with a drink. Keep up your fitness routine at the gym, and restore body and mind at Tattva Spa, which offers Eastern and Western treatments using only natural essential oils and plant extracts.
The central location of The Raintree, Anna Salai makes getting around easy. Two attractions within a 15-minute drive of the hotel are Madras Music Academy, which holds performances of Carnatic music originating from southern India, and the 16th-century San Thome Basilica. Another nearby attraction is Elliot’s Beach, a real find that is less crowded than the city’s main strand at Marina Beach and lined with street food stalls.
The Raintree, Anna Salai
The hotel is set on Anna Salai, the main thoroughfare between the northern and southern parts of Chennai, and near the city’s business district, a hub for the technology, automobile, and manufacturing industries. Pick up a gift or a souvenir at the nearby Thyagaraya Nagar neighborhood, which is known for its clothing and jewelry bazaars.
Chennai International Airport is 8 mi / 13 km from the hotel.
The hotel is a 10-minute walk from Teynampet metro station.
Chennai Central train station is a half-hour drive away.
Valet parking is available at the hotel.