| Chennai, India|
| 1 March 1999|
| Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group|
531, GST Road, Saint Thomas Mount
Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600 016
GRT Hotels and Resorts Private Limited
Radisson Blu is a five-star hotel in Chennai, India. It is located at on GST Road at Meenambakkam, 2 km from Chennai International Airport.
Radisson Blu Hotel Chennai Wikipedia
The hotel was built by Macnur Hospitality Limited, 75 percent of whose equity is held by the M A Chidambaram group, in March 1999 at a cost of ₹ 340 million. In 2001, the hotel was renamed as Radisson GRT after it was bought by the city-based GR Thanga Maaligai.
The hotel has 101 rooms including 7 suites, 19 business-class rooms, 24 club rooms and 51 deluxe rooms. Restaurants in the hotel include salt & co 531 (an all-day poolside restaurant), The Great Kabab Factory (restaurant) and the Gallop bar. Meeting spaces include The Royal Court (with 3 optional partitions) and The Royal Summit (with 2 optional partitions), both located on the lobby level, and a boardroom.
The hotel initially planned to add another 30 rooms by constructing on the land acquired adjacent to the existing hotel. However, in 2010, it planned to add 70 rooms, 150 persons restaurant and an urban day spa.
In 2010, the hotel was listed among the top ranked hotels by Expedia Insiders' Select 2010.
In September 2008, the hotel won the Best Participating Hotel award at the Culinary Challenge and Exhibition 2008 held in Chennai by the Indian Federation of Culinary Association (IFCA).