Manapakkam is a residential and commercial area in the south-western part of Chennai. Travelers will have no problem finding accommodation here, as there are loads of budget hotels in Manapakkam like FabHotel Rithikha Inn. There are several budget hotels in Guindy, a locality not too far from Manapakkam, such as FabHotel Grand Tiara that visitors can try. At all these economy hotels in Chennai, people enjoy a comfortable stay with all modern amenities within budget. Wi-Fi access and breakfast are available on a complimentary basis at all FabHotels.
The primary reason for the popularity of Manapakkam among locals and visitors is its closeness to the airport and several financial hubs. Some major companies with offices here are Sargam Metals, Cognizant EN Trust Software and Services Private Ltd. DLF IT Park, Thiru Vi Ka Industrial Estate and SIDCO Industrial Estate are among the most important commercial zones around the locality. In addition, the manufacturing plant of L&T, Executive Centre and Chennai Trade Centre are also situated in the area. Prominent schools in and around Manapakkam are E Emanuel SS School and Ravindra Bharathi Global School. Anna University and IIT Madras are also easily accessible from here, attracting loads of students to Manapakkam. Well-known hospitals and medical centers in and around the locality are Nalam Hospital, MIOT International and Murali Hospital.
Shopping and Dining in Manapakkam
Some of the best shopping destinations in the area include Jayam Complex and T Nagar. California Burrito DLF IT Park, China Express and Palmshore Restaurant can be visited by people to satisfy their hunger.
Attractions in and around Manapakkam
There are many places of interest near Manapakkam. Some of those are:
- Kapaleeswarar Temple (14.1 km)
- Marina Beach (17 km)
- Cholamandal Artists Village (20.2 km)
- Fort Saint George (21.1 km)
- Arignar Anna Zoological Park (27.4 km)
How to Reach Manapakkam
Chennai International Airport is located approximately 11.4 km away from Manapakkam, while Chennai Central Railway Station is 19.7 km from the area. From the latter transit hub, you can reach destinations like Coimbatore by an overnight train. You will find hordes of budget hotels in Coimbatore, such as FabHotel Sam Residency Gandhipuram and FabHotel Royal Castle Gandhipuram. St Thomas Mount Metro Station is roughly 7.4 km from Manapakkam, whereas Koyambedu Metro Station is located 8.4 km away. People can take taxis and buses from around the city to reach the Manapakkam locality.