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Overview of Fortel

Fortel

3.5 star property
3.5-star hotel with restaurant, near Sankara Nethralaya

1 verified Hotels.com guest review

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
  • Air conditioning
  • Bar
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3 Gandhi Irwin Rd, Chennai, TN, 600008

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Central Chennai
  • Marina Beach - 16 min drive

Getting around

  • Chennai International Airport (MAA) - 52 min drive
  • Chennai Egmore Station - 3 min walk
  • Chennai Chintadripet Station - 16 min walk
  • Moore Market Complex Train Station - 18 min walk
  • LIC Metro Station - 25 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Restaurants

  • Hotel Impala Continental - 3 min walk
  • Symphony - 5 min walk
  • Breeze residency - 16 min walk
  • Fisherman's Fare - 17 min walk
  • Udipi Hotel Sudha - 19 min walk

About this property

Fortel

Fortel offers an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for INR 1300 per vehicle one-way. Guests can grab a bite to eat at the coffee shop/cafe, or indulge in massages, facials, or body treatments. Other highlights include a fitness center and a bar/lounge.

Languages

English, Hindi, Urdu

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Property is disinfected using an electrostatic sprayer
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Operational Recommendations for Hotels (FHRAI - India), COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC), and Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)

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
At check-in, guests must provide a negative PCR COVID-19 test result
Negative COVID-19 test result requirement applies to all guests aged 21 and up, and test must have been administered no more than 24 hours prior to check-in
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 96 rooms
  • Arranged over 12 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - anytime
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions
  • At check-in, guests must provide a negative PCR COVID-19 test result

Special check-in instructions

  • 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
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • At check-in, guests must provide a negative PCR COVID-19 test result
  • Negative COVID-19 test result requirement applies to all guests aged 21 and up, and test must have been administered no more than 24 hours prior to check-in

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free secured onsite self parking
  • Free secured onsite valet parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours)*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:30 AM–10:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop

Working away

  • Business center

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage

Facilities

  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 2009
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Fitness center
  • Spa services
  • Massage/treatment rooms

Accessibility

  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchairs available on site
  • Wheelchair-width doorways

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Urdu

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Window screens

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Turndown service
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

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

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Chef
  • Champagne service
  • Free bottled water
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Restaurant dining guide

Special features

Spa

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.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately INR 450 per person
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of INR 1300 per vehicle (one-way, maximum occupancy 3)
  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for INR 1500.0 per day

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

The property is cleaned and disinfected using an electrostatic sprayer; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

At check-in, guests must provide a negative PCR COVID-19 test result.

The negative COVID-19 test result requirement applies to all guests aged 21 and up, and the test must have been administered no more than 24 hours prior to check-in.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of:

  • Operational Recommendations for Hotels (FHRAI - India)
  • COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)
  • Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)

Policies

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
<p>Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. </p> <p>Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards on site. </p><p>This property accepts credit cards and cash.</p>
Property Registration Number 33AABCH1893A1Z2

Also known as

FORTEL Hotel
FORTEL Chennai
FORTEL Hotel Chennai

Frequently asked questions

What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Fortel?
This property confirms that guests must provide documentation related to COVID-19 at check-in. Furthermore, disinfectant is used to clean the property, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
How much does it cost to stay at Fortel?
As of 07 February 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Fortel on 02 March 2023 start from R1 044, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Are pets allowed at Fortel?
Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Fortel?
Yes, there's free self and valet parking.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Fortel?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is INR 1300 per vehicle one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Fortel?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - anytime. There's a charge for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability).
What is there to do at Fortel and nearby?
Fortel has a fitness center and spa services.
Are there restaurants at or near Fortel?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Symphony (5-min walk) and Fusilli Reasons (2.1 mi).
What's the area around Fortel like?
Fortel is in Central Chennai, a short 3-minute walk from Chennai Egmore Station and 18 minutes' walk from Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.

Reviews

4,0

4,0/10

Cleanliness

10,0/10

Staff & service

6,0/10

Amenities

4,0/10

Property conditions & facilities

6,0/10

Eco-friendliness

Reviews

4/10 Fair

Staff are friendly and helpful. The property itself is run down and needs investment in upkeep.
Vijay, 1-night family trip
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