There are no hotels at Chennai Airport. The Radisson Blu Hotel Chennai (Tel. +91(0)44 2231 0101) lies nearby the airport, just like the Trident Hotel (Tel. +91(0)44 2234 4747). Another, and cheaper option not far away from the airport is Hotel Mars (Tel. +91(0)44 2264 1523). For more hotels and to book online, you can go to Booking.com. They offer a large range of hotels at competitive internet rates.
Shops and restaurants
There are restaurants and shops in both the international and domestic terminals, but the largest concentration of eating and drinking facilities and shops can be found in the corridor between these two terminals.
There are baggage lockers at Chennai Airport, but you can also deposit your baggage at a desk. Inquiries about lost objects can be made via one of the information desks.
There are information desks in both terminals for inquiries about Chennai Airport, flight schedules and airport services.
There's a limited Business Center at Chennai Airport for faxing, copying or videoconferencing. For extensive business facilities, including rental of meeting space and conference rooms, you need to turn to the business hotels nearby Chennai Airport (see Hotels).
Chennai Airport has good accessibility for the disabled, although you may have trouble getting through the crowds. There are wheelchair ramps and adapted elevators and toilets. Parking places have been reserved for disabled travelers right in front of the terminal entrance.
There are banks, exchange offices and ATM's scattered around the terminals. There's also wireless internet (Wi-Fi) available or you can get internet access via one of the internet cafés. Scattered around the terminal there are water coolers containing free (and safe) drinking water. There's a pharmacy in the domestic terminal. There are also silence rooms and sleeping rooms for travelers who have a long layover.