Royapettah is a locality in the center of Chennai, a few steps from the coast. There are a plenty of hotels in Royapettah that range from luxury to economy hotels in Royapettah. Some of the best budget hotels near Royapettah include FabHotel Priyadarshini Park, FabHotel Udipi Home Egmore and FabHotel Innside Serviced Apartment T Nagar. If you want to stay at hotels in RA Puran, a nearby locality, you can check out FabHotel Nachiappa. Tourists can go online to get the best hotels deals in Royapettah.
A prominent residential and commercial area in Chennai, Royapettah lies to the west of the famous Marina Beach. The locality sees a high influx of people as many of the important government offices and tourist attractions are located in close proximity. Some of the prominent companies with offices here include SAFIRE Machinery Company, Broadgate Technical Services, Nautilus Shipping, Dabur India, Arihant Maxsell Technologies, Hindustan Trading Company, HCL and Mahindra & Mahindra.
Shopping and Dining in Royapettah
Royapettah is one of the busiest shopping hubs in Chennai. Shops, selling traditional sweets, furniture, home décor, beauty products and much more, are lined on the streets. Express Avenue, one of the largest shopping malls in the city, is located in Royapettah. Other shopping centers nearby are Alsa Mall, VGP Mall, Lifestyle, Ramee Mall, Chennai Citi Centre and Spencer's Plaza Shopping Mall. One can have a meal at popular restaurants like Hotel Safari, Zaica, Mount Riviera, Navrang, Jalpaan and Chennai Woodlands. Diners can enjoy Chinese, Thai and Japanese food at Mandarin, The Red Box and Savoury Sea Shell. Other good options are Hotel Saravana Bhavan, Lloyd’s Tea House, Café Coffee Day, Prive, Domino’s, McDonald’s, Grill Box, Charminar Biryani Centre, Zaitoon, Elixir Lounge Bar and Amethyst.
Attractions in and around Royapettah
There are several attractions in and around Royapettah. These include the following:
• Thousand Lights Mosque (1.4 km)
• Marina Beach (2.2 km)
• Santhome Basilica Cathedral (3.5 km)
• Fort St George (6.9 km)
• Besant Nagar Beach (9.3 km)
How to Reach Royapettah
Owing to its central location, Royapettah can be reached easily from around the metropolis. Chennai Central Railway Station is at a distance of 5.6 km from Royapettah, whereas Chennai International Airport is about 18 km away. From both these transit hubs, you can head to cities like Bangalore. You can check out hotels in Bangalore if you are extending your trip to India’s Silicon Valley. Among the best budget hotels in Bangalore are FabHotel Astra Suites HSR Layout and FabHotel RMV Yeshwantpur. The nearest bus stands that connect Royapettah to different places are Royapettah Hospital, Wesley HS and Mount Road Dargah. The nearest metro station is Nehru Park, about 6 km away.