Hotels and restaurants to cater everyone's budget and taste are available in Chennai ranging from the cheapest to the most luxurious. The budget and mid-range hotels are mainly situated around Egmore. The top range hotels are situated mainly in and around Anna Salai. Advance booking is recommended since demand for rooms will be high
Hotel tax in Tamil Nadu is among the highest in the country. Normally hotels charge 15% on rooms those cost Rs. 100 to 199 and 20% for those cost above. In addition, top range hotels charge 5 to 10 percent service charges.