Vivanta by Taj is in Chennai’s commercial district, 220 yards from Spencer’s Plaza Mall. It offers an extensive spa and outdoor pool. Vivanta by Taj Connemara is 1.5 miles from Marina Beach. Chennai Airport is a 45 minute drive away. Rooms with pool, garden or city views provide a flat-screen TV and tea and coffee-making facilities. Some rooms offer direct pool access. Private bathrooms feature a spa bathtub. Guests can work out in the fitness center or head for a tan at the terrace. A tour desk and business center are available. Beauty treatments are featured in the salon. Hip Asia features a mix of Japanese, Malay, Thai and Vietnamese cuisines while Italian and South Indian cuisine is offered at The Verandah. A bar is available for drinks.