Somerset Greenways Chennai Is Now Open

Chennai, Tamil Nadu India (PressExposure) November 01, 2011 -- The Ascott Limited (Ascott), the world's largest international serviced residence owner-operator of serviced residences, has soft opened its first Somerset brand of serviced residence in India. Somerset Greenways Chennai, located in the serene neighborhood of MRC Nagar, is the ideal new home for business executives who are travelling with their families to the city.

Somerset Greenways Chennai provides the warmth of home with spacious apartments and work-life balance through its wide range of lifestyle and recreational facilities which are exclusive for the residents.

Residents can enjoy a leisurely swim in the infinity swimming pool while soaking in the incredible city view or relax in the roof top Jacuzzi amidst a landscaped garden. They can also work out at the gymnasium or make use of the steam room and sauna. The business centre provides residents with efficient support services and complimentary internet. The property also houses two restaurants that serve international cuisine and a lounge bar for residents to unwind.

At Somerset Greenways Chennai, residents can enjoy a barbecue at the roof top garden, or lounge in the tranquil lobby of the serviced residence. The little ones are also not forgotten as they can have fun at the play area or kick up a splash at the roof top kids' pool. Somerset Greenways Chennai also offers babysitting services for busy parents who would like some time off on their own.

The serviced residence has a range of stylish studios, one- and two-bedroom apartments as well as a three-bedroom apartment. Each apartment features a fully-equipped kitchen, separate living room, dining area and state-of-the-art home entertainment system, enabling guests to feel right at home. To ensure privacy of residents, the lifts in the property can be used only with authorised access cards.

Mr. Ajit Koushik, General Manager, India, The Ascott Limited said, "Chennai has a lack of quality serviced residences to cater to the growing demand as more multinational companies set up offices and business executives travel to the city. The opening of Somerset Greenways Chennai will enable us to address this accommodation need. Whether you are an expatriate on relocation, business executive on project assignments or on holiday with your family, Somerset Greenways Chennai is the perfect home away from home. Our staffs pay attention to our guests' needs and go the extra mile to ensure that they have a memorable experience when they stay with us. With 27 years of track record operating serviced residences worldwide, we aim to bring our international standards to the serviced residence market in India."

Somerset Greenways Chennai is just a 10-minute drive away from the central business hubs of the city such as Adyar, Mylapore and Thiruvanmyur. The serviced residence offers easy access to a wide range of leisure and entertainment options such as exclusive international branded stores, fine dining restaurants, food courts, multiplexes, departmental stores, shopping malls like City Center and Express Avenue as well as the Marina and Besant Nagar Beach.

Rates start at INR 8,000 per night for a studio apartment. Attractive monthly rates are also available for long stays. The rates are subject to taxes and include daily buffet breakfast, one-way airport transfer, welcome hamper, complimentary broadband Internet access, daily newspaper and daily shuttle service to Express Avenue mall.

For reservations and more information on Somerset Greenways Chennai, please visit, email or call (91-44) 7101 0000.

About Hanmer MSL

The Ascott Limited is the world's largest international serviced residence owner-operator with over 22,000 operating serviced residence units in key cities of Asia Pacific, Europe and the Gulf region, as well as over 6,000 units which are under development, making a total of more than 28,000 units.

The company operates three brands - Ascott, Citadines and Somerset. Its portfolio spans over 70 cities across 20 countries, 12 of which are new cities in Ascott's portfolio where its serviced residences are being developed.

Ascott, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CapitaLand Limited, is headquartered in Singapore. It pioneered Asia Pacific's first international-class serviced residence in 1984. It also established the world's first Pan-Asian serviced residence real estate investment trust, Ascott Residence Trust, in 2006. Today, the company boasts a 27-year industry track record and serviced residence brands that enjoy recognition worldwide.

Recent awards include Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards 2011 "Best Serviced Residence Brand" and "Best Serviced Residence in Asia-Pacific", DestinAsian Readers' Choice Awards 2011 "Best Serviced Residence in Asia Pacific", TTG China Travel Awards 2011 "Best Serviced Residence Operator in China", Business Traveller UK Awards 2011 "Best Serviced Apartment Company" and TTG Travel Awards 2010 "Best Serviced Residence Operator".

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Press Release Submitted On: November 01, 2011 at 12:43 am
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