ITC Grand Chola
ITC Grand chola is the 3rd largest hotel in India which is spread over 1,600,000 sq ft, over 600 rooms, 10 restaurants, a column less banquet hall which is 30,000 sq ft which can accommodate over 2000 guest at theatre style, ITC Grand chola is the first hotel in India to use IPADS as in-room controller to opening the door to switching off/on the light, browsing on the television while using the IPAD as your keyboard, the placing of room service orders to the opening of the door itself or viewing the guest through your IPAD who is waiting at the door. The total investment for the project was over Rs 10,000 Crore.
The hotel is built in Dravidian architecture with the entrances similar to that of the temples of south India, The Grand Chola name itself derived from the The Cholan dynasty ruled this part of TN many centuries ago. The hotel stands tall with over 50 meters to its dome from the ground level with over 450 pillars and a bronze horse in the entrance to mark the chariots of Cholan emperor. The hotel is also consider as the largest green hotel with over 390 sq m of planter area. With such key features – The ITC Grand Chola Hotel stands second to none.
As you walk the hotel and climb the epic stairs – you will reach Kaya Kalp – The spa, with is the highest standard of luxury offers a mind blowing experience and remarkable therapies. Madras Pavilion is the public favourite restaurant located In the zero level offers three course buffet during dinner, lunch and breakfast. The menu comprises a wide range of Indian and International cuisines with many live counters.
Right next to the Madras Pavilion you will find the Cafe Mercara Express which serves a la carte menu with specializes in gourmet snacks and its coffe menu. Then the Peshawari – ITC’s signature restaurants, serves North West Frontier cuisine. At Peshawari, some dishes are cooked more for more than a day before it is served hot….