NewsSeptember 16, 2018

One Of India’s Oldest Hotel, Taj Connemara Reopens

Taj Connemara has reopened after a two-year-long extensive renovation and redesign.

Dating back to 1854, the Taj Connemara was founded during the colonial era and is named after Lord Connemara, the then Governor of Madras. This the Oldest Hotel in South India, located in Chennai (formerly known as Madras) which is the Capital of Tamil Nadu State of India.


“Taj Connemara is a jewel in the Taj portfolio of iconic heritage hotels,” says Puneet Chatwal, Managing Director, and Chief Executive Officer at IHCL. “We are committed to continuing our century-old legacy of restoring historical treasures across the globe for our guests.”

The newly renovated Taj Connemara draws on the hotel’s illustrious past while offering patrons a distinctive, modern and individualistic experience.

The hotel is surrounded by 4.5 acres of beautifully landscaped greens and enclosed atrium gardens. The hotel also features a 24-hour fitness center, swimming pool, and spa.

Established in 1903, Taj is the luxury brand within Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL). Its unique portfolio comprises hotels across the globe ranges from world-renowned landmarks to modern business hotels, idyllic beach resorts and authentic Grand Palace.

In addition to India, Taj hotels are located around the world, including North America, United Kingdom, Africa, the Middle East, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Bhutan, and Nepal.