Formerly known as Madras until 1996, Chennai is the capital city of Tamil Nadu and also the most significant cultural, economic, and educational centre of South India. It’s famous as the health capital of the country as well. Of course, a medical visit is just one of many reasons for people to travel to this destination. There are plenty of things to do alone as well! The beaches in Chennai are worth paying a visit to, and the ancient Anglo-Indian architecture all over the city will definitely delight any history buff. As for culture lovers, there are numerous festivals held in town the whole year. Foodies will also delight in the best spots for biryani. Now that you know more about the place, let’s take a look at this list of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
1. Comfortable Airbnb in the heart of the city (from USD 49)
If you are looking for a great serviced apartment in Chennai, you must consider this Airbnb. Spread over two sprawling bedrooms, it can comfortably sleep four people. You can bring your furry friends along. There is a free-to-use washer and dryer for your laundry needs.
Exquisite furnishings in the spruced-up living room provide a great ambiance and blends beautifully with the TV and sound system. This child-friendly apartment has a baby cot, window guards, and board games for young children. The rooms come equipped with air-conditioning and heaters that ensure a comfy stay all year round. A workspace aided by Wifi can be used if there is a need for remote work. The full kitchen has high-end appliances for meal preparations.
Free car parking is available on the premises. Smoking is allowed indoors. Cleaning facilities are available during the stay, along with a free-to-use washer and dryer for your laundry needs.
Better than most !Chennai, Tamil Nadu, IndiaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the wi-fi was absolutely great with speed of more than 100mbpslocation and view outside the apt is greatkitchen has everything utensils wise any consumables you need to bring for example oil sugar coffee etcgreat stay very comfortable and has such a great viewexcellent location very comfortable apartment amenities helpful staff
Cleanliness:clean and well maintainedthe place was clean and goodclean and well-equipped apartmentvery clean and spacious rooms and bathroomsa nice clean place that was stocked with cleaning and kitchen essentials
Host:great support staff very endearinghost lenin was greatproperty management staff were also very prompt and friendlyall staffs are very kind and helpfullenin is a wonderful hostRead more reviews
Location:the location is very goodgreat place at a great locationgreat place in the middle of the cityvery good house at a prime locationit's in the best location and you're in the best hands
2. Fabulous Airbnb with free car parking (from USD 43)
This contemporary condo with minimalistic decor is replete with modern amenities, making it an ideal choice for families, couples, and solo travellers. The air-conditioned spaces have a 24-hour power backup aided by a generator. You will have an immaculately designed full kitchen that has everything, ranging from an induction cooker and a toaster to a refrigerator and a microwave.
A security guard is available for guests’ safety. The parking garage has space for one car, and you can park for free.
Contemporary styled spacious 2-bedroom condoChennai, Tamil Nadu, IndiaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the apartment was way better than we expectedthe stay was extremely good and comfortable
Cleanliness:the place is very clean and well organizedpleasant clean spacious n beautiful placedamayanti's place was comfortable clean and spacioushighly recommended home to stay well maintained superb sparkling cleanvery clean well ventilated well furnished has all the amenities
Host:she was very responsive and very accommodative to our requestshost is simply a great soulvery helpful and flexible hosther prompt responses and suggestions were very helpful for usdhamayanthi is an awesome host very friendly and easy to communicateRead more reviews
Location:definitely a worth place to stay in chennai
3. Private room with a tropical theme (from USD 38)
As you arrive at this Airbnb monthly rental in Chennai, you will be welcomed with a beautiful tropical garden. The private room you’ll be staying in is a part of the main house, but it has its own entrance gate, so you don’t have to worry about your privacy. The bedroom has three beds to accommodate three people. Sleep amidst quiet surroundings and wake up to a magnificent sunrise seen from the window. In the afternoon, you can relax on a hammock with a mango grove around it. Whether you home-cook your meals or prefer to take them away, you won’t have to worry since there is a kitchen in the house and the location is covered by food-delivery apps.
Trinity Heritage HomeChennai, Tamil Nadu, IndiaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the room is nicely lit and has retro furniturethe amenities in the kitchen were also quite goodthe room is adorned with nice furniture along with a huge tv and a work tablero water is available power and wifi is very stableclean rooms we can do some quick cooking on induction stove amazon fire stick available for playing netflix hotstar
Cleanliness:and place so clean and beautifully decoratedthe place has been kept very clean and it’s maintenance is spotlessexcellent place to stay very clean large room kitchen and clean toiletthe roms were clean and comfortableit was sparkling clean
Host:mahesh sir is a wonderful hostmahesh sir is a wonderful hostmahesh sir is such a wonderful host with proper responseamazing hospitality and the host respects the guests privacythe hosts were so well manneredRead more reviews
Location:the location is safe in a calm neighborhoodthe house is located in a serene neighbourhoodthe house is situated in an ideal locationgreat place to stay and convenient locationmahesh ji's home is located in a serene location
4. Luxurious villa by the beach (from USD 418)
Bring the whole party to this fancy villa with pool, and enjoy the luxurious facilities on offer. Marvel at spectacular views from the windows or the terrace while sipping your favourite drink. On a hot day, dip into the infinity pool and relish the fresh sensation, with the ocean as your background. The four bedrooms have a king bed and three queen beds, and each room is connected to a bathroom that’s fitted with amenities. If you feel like having a walk, the beach is just minutes away from the property.
Exclusive Beach Villa @ ECR, Chennai.Kanathur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, IndiaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:best infinity pool view in ecrhospitality beach view rooms services amenities etc etc are perfectbeach view from the swimming pool is the best (heaven i tell you)tv in all rooms and one more ac in living room will be a great plus for sreeroshthe pool and the sea breeze make for a winning combination
Host:the host was friendly and attentiveit was easy to interact with the care takerwould like to thank the staffs for making our trip enjoyablethe location is unbeatable the host is very responsive the care taker is very helpfulstaff ( esp the cook/caretaker) makes it a delight to stay inRead more reviews
Location:an ideal location far from the chennai crowdbeautiful place and location for a great stayit's a great house at a great locationbeautiful place we had a great time chilling especially in the infinity poolfantastic location well maintained property and extremely kind staff
5. A homey property in the heart of Chennai (from USD 23)
Located in a quiet neighbourhood in Chennai, this Airbnb serviced apartment in Chennai will make you feel right at home. The spacious bedroom has a double bed, an air conditioner, TV, and an attached bathroom that’s complete with shower amenities, including hot and cold water. Every room is remarkably clean and well-ventilated. For an extra charge, the host can provide breakfast, lunch, dinner, afternoon snacks, and drinks that you can enjoy while relaxing in the house.
Truly a homestayChennai, Tamil Nadu, IndiaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:efficient air conditionning in the sleeping room (which you can switch on/off yourself)the breakfast and coffee are just so goodnext morning vasantha ji fed me so well with tasty pongal for breakfastto top it all the breakfast lunch and coffee were super and served with warmthvasantha's south indian breakfasts are incredible and the space is perfect for both an overnight or longer stay
Cleanliness:clean and quite environmentvery clean and comfortablethe room is very clean and maintained everydaythere are very clean n peaceful place to stayit was a wonderfully clean and comfortable room
Host:the hosts are superbthe hosts were fabulousshe is a fantastic hostmr jairaman and mrs vasantha are wonderful hostshost are kind to help usRead more reviews
Location:the location was excellent and centralthe location is central and one can find good restaurants at a walkable distancethe location of the place was just perfect for usthe house is very well situated close to popular marina beach and elliot's beachit was a nice location and the house is so beautiful and well maintained
6. Spacious private beach house for group fun (from USD 128)
Enjoy this lovely beach house with your family or friends. It can accommodate up to 15 people in the 4 bedrooms and a common space. It also offers amenities like that of modern hotels. The lawn, swimming pool, and sporting facilities can be used for your entertainment. To make your stay more fun, you can utilize the kitchen facilities—which include pots and pans, microwave, refrigerator, and stove—to cook your meals. Wifi is available throughout the property, so you and your friends can share the experience on social media.
East Coast Pearl Beach House in ECR, ChennaiChennai, Tamil Nadu, IndiaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:bedding arrangements were good could accommodate a dozen more lolswimming pool was very well maintained and is a complete entertainmentlovely ambience large bedrooms plenty of linens bed sheets and pillowsthe place was well maintained and had a very comfortable stay throughout
Cleanliness:clean and well maintainedthe property was clean and well maintainedthe place is very clean and spaciousrooms are well maintained and kept cleanincredibly clean rooms with super comfortable mattresses
Host:the host was quite responsivegreat support by host n caretakerthe hosts are very sweet and made us feel like homethe hosts were helpful proactive and professionalthe host was great and quick apt communicationsRead more reviews
Location:such a gr8 placethe location was perfect right next to beachgreat place and location to spend your weekendvery good location before mayajaal and very close to the cityplace is located very well with easy access to restaurants go carting etc
7. Posh apartment in a quiet neighbourhood (from USD 29)
Preeti’s Pad is located at a posh apartment complex in a strategically located area that’s quiet and peaceful. The interior is airy and well-lit, so you will feel comfortable lounging in the living room while watching television. As for the sleeping quarters, it’s a double bedroom that’s connected to the bathroom. You will be pleased to know that the apartment is well-equipped and facilitated. It has Wifi connection that you can freely use, along with a washing machine and dryer in the building. For an even more relaxing experience, air-conditioning is available all throughout the property. You can also access some family-friendly features, such as babysitter recommendations and children’s tableware.
Preeti’s PadChennai, Tamil Nadu, IndiaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the apartment is clean comfortable and has all the necessary amenities for a travellershe served hot breakfast with coffee with a nice morning conversation to start my daythe breakfast was very delicious and available on time as i leave a bit early for workpreeti an amazing host i didn't feel like i was living next room to a complete strangerthe place is sparkling clean it has all the amenities for a very comfortable stay
Cleanliness:everything is tidy and clean insidevery clean space in the heart of chennaibeautiful flat tastefully decorated comfortable neat and cleanthe property is super clean aesthetically maintained and is in one of the prime locations of chennaithe place is clean comfortable and easily accessible and is shared with preeti herself
Host:host is too goodpreeti was a great hostshe was kind she was caringpreeti is an amazing hostlooking forward to host you at delhi :-)Read more reviews
Location:the location is very goodthe apartment is located at very good location for easy transportationthis place is situated at a superb locationfantastic location and surrounded by fabulous restaurantssuperb location with so may food options in the neighborhood
8. Strategically located and well-equipped terrace studio (from USD 18)
Experience a unique stay at this terrace studio that’s situated in the heart of Cholamandal Artist Village. Not only is it close to Cholamandal Art Gallery and Museum, but you can also quickly drive to Crocodile Bank and Dakshinachitra from the property. If you love historical sites, you’ll be excited to know that this studio is close to Mahabalipuram as well. The unit features a bedroom with two beds and a bathroom. Equipped with a spacious living room and ideal for a pair of lovebirds, this couple-friendly Airbnb in Chennai also comes equipped with Wifi access if you have some work to do.
Terrace Studio @ ECR ChennaiChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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Amenities & Room:the room was well equipped and patricia kindly left tea coffee water and snacks on arrivalsetting up an air conditioner would make this a perfect place to stay in summersometimes it can be so cool that you might have to even turn the fan offthe room is very palatial cool and with a view of the green backyardthe clearence between the fan and the top of your head is not much
Cleanliness:the bed was comfortable with clean sheets and without any bugsit is very neat clean and hygienicit is very clean comfortable simple and tastefully decoratedthe room and the washroom was spotlessly cleanclean cozy and good location 5-7 minutes from the ocean
Host:host is nice personexcellent host who is very hospitilethe host is very helpful and responds to any requeststhe host is very helpful and responds to any requestspatricia is a great host - full of enthusiasm and a lovely story to shareRead more reviews
Location:the location is fantasticserene place very close to the beachserene location to enjoy your personal timechollamandal is wonderful experience of an artist commune that is a 10 minute walk to the beachit’s a good studio apartment with market in walking distance
9. Luxurious condo with high-speed internet and close to the airport
This fully furnished apartment boasts a convenient location near the airport, along with a grocery store in the complex. It has one bedroom that’s air-conditioned and fitted with a king-sized bed and a spacious living room with a comfortable three-seater couch. The bathroom is fully equipped with amenities that include shampoo, towels, and hairdryer. If you’re staying longer, you can also use the washing machine for free. For your entertainment, the host provides speedy wireless internet and an LCD TV that’s connected to Amazon Prime.
✈️3.5km-airport✈️ Luxurious⭐100MBPS⭐15%Off>14Days⭐Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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Amenities & Room:all the amenities described was perfectly available including the speed mentioned on wifiawesome tv with amazon firestickamenities and facilities are awesomethe amenities available in the apartment were carefully thought of as wellit’s a nice and comfortable place to stay with all the basic amenities being taken care of
Cleanliness:it is clean and cosyplace is clean and safepeace and clean environmentthe rooms were clean and neatthe house was kept spotless clean with the maid coming in to do the cleaning every day
Host:host response was so goodthe host was amazinghost was readily & easily reachablethe home definitely resembles the host who is warm and always welcomingvery considerate host and flexibleRead more reviews
Location:the location is absolute perfectiongreat location and highly preferablegayathri’s flat is ideal if you are looking for something close to the airportthe apartment is located in a society and at a good locationamazing place and great location
10. A fully furnished apartment that’s close to everything
This lovely apartment is conveniently located around 10 to 15 minutes from Chennai Airport, along with several shopping malls that can entertain you during your stay. Whether you’re travelling for business or leisure, you will be comfortable in the spacious living room that has air-conditioning, cable TV, and high-speed Wifi—which is excellent if you need to work. The beds are covered with fresh linens, and the bathrooms are filled with amenities.
Charming Flat-Chennai airport/Chrompet/Rela/BalajiChennai, Tamil Nadu, IndiaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the place was very comfortable and had great view to bootthe apartment is very thoughtfully furnished with all amenities in placethe appartment offers a huge living room with ceiling fans enough seats for 5-6 people and a generous kitchenwe had a very comfortable stay at ramanujam’s placethe apartment is great it was very clean and the amenities were perfect
Cleanliness:house was clean and beautifulnice apartment in a clean and modern complexplace is cleanthe place was good and cleanclean spacious and well located
Host:mr ramanujam was a very kind hosthosts were very helpful and friendlyramanujam is a wonderful hostthe hosts are extraordinary nice adequate and helpful people full of sincere hospitality and kindnessgood and carrying hostRead more reviews
Location:ramanujan's place is nicely located and in a safe locationlocation is perfect for travellers at the highway and close to the airportthe location has a veg/fruit market and a small supermarket with fair pricingwish we visit the place againvery safe and good gated community close to airport
Experience simple living during your visit to Chennai
Being the centre of culture, Chennai makes for an interesting destination. You can book the best Airbnb in Chennai for couples if you are looking forward to a romantic getaway, or a homey studio if you are travelling solo. Choose one of these top accommodations when you’re visiting the city, and have a trip that you won’t soon forget. For more accommodation options, have a look at the best sea-view hotels and beach resorts as well.
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