Madras Hotel Ashoka

Address: 47, Pantheon Road, Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu, 600 008, India | Hotel
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This hotel, located in the Nungambakkam area of Chennai (Madras), is near Marina Beach, Hogenakkal Falls, Mylapore, and Government Museum.
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    India - Chennai

    A travel blog entry by thailand_dream on Apr 30, 2015

    121 photos

    ... garantee a seat. So i was to take the bus instead. It's a fantastic building, as is the Southern Railways head office building next to it. Nearby is the Ripon building. This huge white building was built by the British during our 250 years here in the days of the British Empire. Originally we came as traders but ended up staying as conquerers and governors. As a result there are various buildings and structures that not only still stand, but are still in use today. ...

    HAPPY DIWALI! Fireworks and more acting...

    A travel blog entry by sam.tank on Oct 24, 2014

    5 photos

    ... fireworks from our rooftop.

    Diwali seems to be like fireworks night, though instead of kids messing about setting off little bangers during the day, there are men setting off loud firecrackers on the street.... From 6am! By night though it was more about the pretty displays, rockets and "star" fireworks. Seeing it from the rooftop was so amazing. It took our breath away. Diwali from a rooftop, seeing buildings lit up for split seconds when ...

    Chennai again - on my way home

    A travel blog entry by bangkokrandy on Apr 16, 2014

    2 comments, 16 photos

    ... some guys in a "Vikram" - a kind of large tuk tuk - to take me the final distance to the airport, for another 100 rupees. At first they said that in Jolly Grant you have to book these Vikrams in advance, which worried me because I didn't see any other mode of transport available in the immediate vicinity. Eventually, though, they agreed to take me - and I got to the airport with plenty of time to spare, and a new adventure under my belt.

    After I checked ...

    A flighty day

    A travel blog entry by twovines on Dec 17, 2013

    6 photos

    ... we pay our room bill. We paid yesterday, we explain, by order not to waste time this morning. No, he is insistent they don't take cash he wants our credit card despite the fact that Ian point out that our receipt clearly says 'balance zero'. Ian is starting to get irritated. I'd give up now if I were you mate. Ian demands the manager. The night boy now acknowledges we have paid and we leave for the airport.

    The drive to the airport takes ...

    Day 5

    A travel blog entry by lollylu17 on Aug 31, 2013

    7 photos

    ... he said I could take the photo so I was just about to when I felt this very warm, wet slap on the back of my neck! Thinking it was some kind of creature (yeah, I wish) I let out a little scream and asked mum to see what it was... a bird had shat on me from a great height and it had splattered all over my neck!!! Euugghh. So I went running upstairs to wash it off. Apparently the man was asking Jenny why I went back upstairs and couldn't ...