Fortel

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In-room safe, desk, laptop workspace, blackout drapes
In-room safe, desk, laptop workspace, blackout drapes
In-room safe, desk, laptop workspace, blackout drapes
In-room safe, desk, laptop workspace, blackout drapes

Overview of Fortel

Fortel

3.5 out of 5
Guests rated this property 2.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
3 Gandhi Irwin Rd, Chennai, TN, 600008

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSt. Andrew's Kirk9 min walk
  • Popular LocationMIOT International Hospital16 min drive
  • Popular LocationAravind Eye Hospital - Chennai16 min drive
  • AirportChennai (MAA-Chennai Intl.)19 min drive

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About this area

Chennai

Located in Chennai, Fortel is in the city center. Government Museum and Raja Muthiah Hall are cultural highlights, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit Spencer's Plaza Shopping Mall and Express Avenue. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium or M.A. Chidambaram Stadium.

What's nearby

  • St. Andrew's Kirk - 9 min walk
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium - 18 min walk
  • Raja Muthiah Hall - 2 min drive
  • MIOT International Hospital - 16 min drive
  • Aravind Eye Hospital - Chennai - 16 min drive

Restaurants

  • Hotel Impala Continental — 3 min walk
  • Symphony — 5 min walk
  • Breeze residency — 16 min walk
  • Udipi Hotel Sudha — 19 min walk
  • Cafe Chokolade — 19 min walk

Getting around

  • LIC Metro Station - 2 min drive
  • Chennai Egmore Station - 3 min walk
  • Chennai International Airport (MAA) - 19 min drive

About this property

Fortel

3.5-star Chennai hotel in Central Chennai with free valet parking
Along with a restaurant, this hotel has a fitness center and a bar/lounge. Free WiFi in public areas and free valet parking are also provided. Other amenities include a steam room, a coffee shop/café, and massage/treatment rooms. All rooms are soundproofed and offer free WiFi and free newspapers. For a bit of entertainment, LCD TVs come with cable channels, and guests can also appreciate conveniences like electric kettles and free tea bags/instant coffee.
Fortel offers 96 accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and complimentary newspapers. 32-inch LCD televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include showers with hydromassage showerheads, bidets, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and irons/ironing boards. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a steam room and a fitness center.
Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. There are 2 treatment rooms. Services include facials, body treatments, and manicures and pedicures.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) and Operational Recommendations for Hotels (FHRAI - India)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Free valet parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–10:00 AM: INR 240 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 1 bar/lounge

Things to do

  • Fitness center
  • Spa services
  • Steam room

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Urdu

Business services

  • Business center

Spa

  • 2 treatment rooms
  • Body treatments
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massages
  • Massage/treatment rooms

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-width doorways
  • Wheelchairs available on site

More

  • Designated smoking areas
  • Renovated entire property - January 2020

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains

Bathroom

  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Hydromassage showerhead
  • Shampoo
  • Shower
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste (on request)

Entertainment

  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Cable channels

Food and drink

  • Champagne service
  • Electric kettle
  • Free bottled water
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee

More

  • Chef
  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Soundproofing
  • Turndown service
  • Window screens

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in is available for a fee (amount varies)
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged

Special check-in instructions

If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to January 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for INR 500.0 per night
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: INR 240 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: INR 800 per vehicle (one-way, maximum occupancy 3)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: INR 500.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host; the provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession, within the meaning of article 155 of the French Tax Code
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards
Property Registration Number 33AABCH1893A1Z2

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

FORTEL Hotel
FORTEL Chennai
FORTEL Hotel Chennai

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Overall score and ratings

2.0
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2.0/5

Cleanliness

5.0/5

Staff & service

3.0/5

Amenities

2.0/5

Property conditions & facilities

2/5 Poor

Traveled with family
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
Staff are friendly and helpful. The property itself is run down and needs investment in upkeep.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2021