When it comes to your vacation, picking the right hotel can be a trying task. After all, it’s the place that’s going to turn into your home away from home for the next few days. Comfort, super fast Wi-Fi and location are a given, especially if you’re on a business trip. But if you’re on a quick weekend getaway in Chennai and want to explore the sights of the city while still enjoying a relaxing holiday, we’ve got you covered. Here are five things in and around the Feathers Hotel that make it the go-to place for your vacation.
Guindy National Park
A quick 20-minute drive away from Feathers, Guindy National Park, is one of South India’s most prominent national parks and reserves. The park attracts thousands upon thousands of visitors annually, many of them being school children. If you’re travelling with kids, this would be an excellent opportunity to spend some quality with them, among all the flora and fauna. In fact, the Guindy National Park also houses a children’s park and a snake park. Both of which will be sure to capture your little ones’ attention. You can spend an entire day at this massive park, so be sure to pack some food along and make a picnic trip out of it.
St. Thomas Mount
Chennai is one of India’s most religiously diverse and secular cities. There are churches, temples and mosques all within close proximity to each other. St. Thomas Mount is a must visit when in Chennai. The hillock is located just 6km away from Feathers and is the place where St. Thomas the Apostle was martyred. There are two separate churches located at the foot of the hillock apart from a small shrine that sits atop the hill. The 134 steps leading up to the hill were built by St. Thomas himself. A pilgrimage site for Christians, St. Thomas Mount remains a favourite tourist spot for patrons visiting Chennai. Take your family along and experience a slice of history.
Forum Vijaya Mall
One of Chennai’s most prominent malls, the Forum Vijaya offers you and your family several options for entertainment, retail therapy and sumptuous dining options. If you’re in the mood for a movie, Pallazo the 10-screen multiplex is just what you need. So go ahead and enjoy a day of fun, frolic and festivities at the mall.
You can also head over to Phoenix Market City, which is also in close proximity to Feathers Hotel.
Skyloft at Feathers is a rooftop restaurant that offers gorgeous views of Chennai’s skyline. Once you’re done with all the sightseeing, sit down to a scrumptious meal under a canopy of stars. At Skyloft, we offer an incredibly diverse menu that consists of Mediterranean, Asian, continental and of course, the best of Indian cuisine. You can also treat your ears to some fun live-music as well! Skyloft is popular among many Chennai musicians, several of whom have performed at the restaurant. If you’re looking to let your hair down after a long tiring day and dance your worries away, then Skyloft is the place for you.
Sohum Spa and Barefoot
Among the other luxurious amenities we offer is our Sohum Spa. Our spa therapies combine the best of nature and science to give you an extraordinary spa experience. Let our trained staff indulge and pamper your sense. When you’re done, head over to our luxurious 52 feet swimming pool. Your kids can frolic and enjoy themselves to the fullest while you, relax with a drink in your hand courtesy Barefoot – our poolside bar serving up some creative and tantalising cocktails. If a hot beverage is what you’re after, head over to Truffles Tea Lounge and unwind with a steaming cup of coffee or tea and a sweet treat.
Chennai has a plethora options when it comes to places to visit and things to do. The Chennai Trade Centre is a stone’s throw away from Feathers Hotel is a massive exhibition complex that sees thousands of fairs, exhibitions and cultural performances all year round. Nature lovers can also visit the Porur Lake to spend some much needed time with nature.
It’s clear now that Feathers Hotel will offer you the best hotel experience. Not only do we provide our guests with the most luxurious amenities, but we’re also located on the arterial Mount Poonamalle Road. This way, you’re connected to most of Chennai and beyond, making travel and accessibility comfortable and convenient. Book your stay with us today and let all your vacation dreams come true.