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Radisson Blu Hotel Chennai

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Location  Chennai, India
Management  Radisson BLU
Opening  1 March 1999
Hotel chain  Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group
Address  531, GST Road, Saint Thomas Mount Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600 016
Owner  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.

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History

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

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.

Awards

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).

References

Radisson Blu Hotel Chennai Wikipedia


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