Chennai, formerly known as Madras, is the capital city of Tamil Nadu, the southern most state of India. Located off the Bay of Bengal, it was one of the first outposts of the British East India Company and still has many remnants of its colonial past. Chennai offers an eclectic mix of sandy beaches, heritage buildings and is a modern, vibrant centre for commerce and industry. An oasis of warmth and soothing environs, Trident, Chennai welcomes you with its elegant, low-rise design spread over five lush acres of verdant gardens. Located conveniently close to the airport and the new business districts of the city of Oragadam, Mahindra World City, Maraimalai Nagar and Guindy, the hotel is only a 10 minute drive from the Chennai Trade Centre. The 167 rooms and suites, tastefully appointed in muted and earthy tones, combined with handcrafted furniture and convenient amenities, are designed to make you feel at home.