Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly hotel with 3 restaurants and full-service spa


This family-friendly Chennai hotel is located by the sea, within 2 mi (3 km) of San Thome Cathedral and Kapaleeswarar Temple. Chennai Citi Center Mall and Ramee Mall are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Hotel Features

This hotel features 3 restaurants, a full-service spa, and an outdoor pool. Valet parking is free. Other amenities include a health club, a fitness center, and a bar/lounge.

Room Amenities

All 326 rooms boast deep soaking tubs and offer WiFi and 24-hour room service. For a bit of entertainment, LCD TVs come with DVD players, and guests will also find wired Internet and free newspapers.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, The Leela Palace Chennai features an outdoor pool and a health club. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with high-speed wired and wireless Internet access (surcharge).

This 5-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms. Event facilities include a conference center and conference space. This luxury hotel also offers a spa tub, a fitness center, and a sauna. For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is offered to guests. Complimentary valet parking is available on site.

The Leela Palace Chennai has designated areas for smoking.

  • Laundry facilities 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 9 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Wedding services 
  • Express check-in 
  • Conference center 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Year Built 2012 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Total number of rooms - 326 
  • Number of floors - 11 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Garden 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Conference space 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Health club 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Sauna 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Outdoor pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( 999 INR per day ), Wired internet access ( 999 INR per day )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( 300 INR per hour ), Wired high-speed internet ( 300 INR per hour )


Free valet parking

Room Amenities

  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Desk 
  • Climate control 
  • Turndown service 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Slippers 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • DVD player 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • HDTV 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge) 
  • Pillow menu 
  • LCD TV 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Hydromassage showerhead 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge.

Spectra - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available. Open 24 hours.

Jamavar - This restaurant specializes in Indian cuisine and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

China XO - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specializes in Chinese cuisine and serves dinner only.

Library Blu - This bar overlooks the ocean.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club, a sauna, a steam room, and a fitness center.

Spa Services

ESPA has 9 treatment rooms. Services include massages, body wraps, body scrubs, and manicures and pedicures. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a spa tub. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.

  • Number of treatment rooms 9 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Special check-in instructions:

To register at this property, guests who are Indian citizens must provide a valid photo identity card issued by the Government of India; guests who are foreign nationals must present a valid passport and visa.


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

No pets or service animals allowed


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between INR 1500 and INR 1600 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: INR 999 per day (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): INR 999 per day (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: INR 300 per hour (rates may vary)
  • Fee for high-speed Internet (wired) in public areas: INR 300 per hour (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: INR 2640 per vehicle (one way)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.
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