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About Chennai

Chennai is the capital city of the Indian state, Tamil Nadu. It is commonly known as the “Gateway of South India”. It is popular for its rich tradition, art, culture, and heritage. It is one of the biggest cultural, economic, and educational centers in South India.

If we look back to the rich history of Chennai, the name was derived from the name of a Telugu ruler, who served as a general under the Vijayanagar Empire. Before the arrival of the British, Chennai used to be called Madras. The name of Madras was derived from a fishing village in North of Fort St George named Madrasapattinam. In 1996, finally, the government of Tamil Nadu renamed it from Madras to Chennai.

The climate of Chennai has a dry summer tropical wet climate. Seasonal rainfalls happen from mid-October to mid-December. This city is home to many rich architectures and old buildings which represents Chennai’s culture and heritage. With the rich history some areas like Mylapore, and Triplicane you can find temples that represent the Dravidian culture and heritage. Other major attractions include Chepauk Palace, University Senate House, and High Court Buildings which highlights the British Period. Chennai is home to more than 600 temples which includes Kapileshwar Temple, Parthasarathy Temple and many more.

Chennai is known as the software industry and IT hub due to the existence of IT and well-established companies over here. Some of the companies which are located in Chennai include Infosys, Accenture, IBM, etc. Apart from It, other industries that have contributed to the growth and development of Chennai’s economy include automobiles, finance, tourism, cotton textiles, etc. Chennai is home to many art galleries, museums, and research centers.

When it comes to education, Chennai is the education hub for many educational institutions and research centers. It is a center of art, music, and dance in India. The city has numerous theatres and film studios which promotes the Tamilian Culture. The popular sports in Chennai are Squash, Tennis, and Hockey. The Madras Cricket Club is established is one of the oldest cricket stadiums in India. Chennai is one of the major attractions due to its famous tourist spots which include beaches, museums, galleries, etc. Some of the famous tourist spots include Marina Beach, Guindy National Park, Madras Boat Club, etc. The historic town Mahabalipuram is located 60 km south from Chennai, which is one of the famous tourist spots in Chennai.

If you are looking for a city to move in then Chennai is the best city for you to reside in.

About PG in Chennai

Chennai being an IT hub sees a lot of migrants moving to the city for better jobs and studies. Although Chennai has a lot of options for accommodation, still people prefer PGs in Chennai for its affordability. Similar to other cities, all basic amenities are provided in the PGs in Chennai. Amenities like food, common washing areas, TV, WiFi, Drinking water, security, etc. are covered in most of the PGs in Chennai. In addition to that, opting for PGs in Chennai that provide food is a good option to save some money. If you are looking for better accommodations than PGs in Chennai then Coliving spaces are a good option too.

Best Areas to Stay in a PG in Chennai

Chennai is a big city having many popular areas around the city. Some areas are well known as the student's hub while others are there which are very popular among the Techies. Porur and Thoraipakkam are among the most popular areas for PGs in Chennai. The other popular areas for PGs in Chennai includes Velachery, Adyar, Ambattur, Alwarpet, Guindy, and Sholinganallur.

Best Areas for students to stay as a Paying Guest

As a student, affordability is a major concern. Finding a PG that is close to your college and also is affordable is a smart choice. Some of the areas which are popular with students are Adyar, Huindy, and T Nagar which have some great and affordable Pg Hostel in Chennai.

Best Areas for Working professionals to stay as a Paying Guest

The major concern for working professionals is the commute to their workplace. It is always a safer bet to look for PGs in areas near your office. Some of the popular areas among working professionals for PGs in Chennai include Thorappakkam, Guindy, and Adyar.

Best PGs in Chennai that provides food

Choosing a PG which provides food is a smart decision as it saves some money. For working professionals or students, choosing a PG closer to your workplace or college is a safe bet. Considering this, we've compiled a list of PGs in Chennai that provides healthy food and are affordable too.

Most Luxurious PGs in Chennai Under ₹10,000

PGs don't just mean budget living and compromising on amenities for a cheap stay anymore. Most PGs in Chennai provide you a very comfortable lifestyle that includes amenities like TV, bed, wardrobe, WiFi, DTH, and common amenities like common area, Washing machine, Refrigerator, kitchen, etc.

Most affordable PGs in Chennai

Affordability is a major concern when it comes to choosing a PG. Chennai has a lot of affordable PGs located around the city and it's a difficult choice to make as to which PG to choose. Don't worry, we will make it easier for you to choose the best PG as per your budget. Here's a list of some of the affordable PGs in Chennai that offer all basic amenities which won't hit your monthly budget by much.

Best Couple PGs in Chennai

Couples generally find it hard to digest the idea of living in a PG. However, renting flats in a new city can be much more expensive than staying in a PG in Chennai. As a couple, you can rent out a private room in PGs in Chennai and get all amenities covered within the rent itself. Here are a few Unisex PGs in Chennai which is best for couples.

FAQs - About Booking a PG Accommodation in

Q. How many Paying Guest accommodations are available in Chennai?
A. Chennai has 90+ properties, you can choose your stay from any Select or Standard property under budget-friendly prices.
Q. How is the life of a Paying Guest (PG) in Chennai?
A. Paying Guest life is good for those who want to live a hassle-free life, as all the work is done by caretakers, food is easily available, fully furnished room with TV, WiFi, etc. There is nothing that you won’t get in a PG.
Q. How is the Paying Guest (PG) facility in Chennai?
A. Here you can avail facilities like:
  • Fully furnished AC rooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • WiFi, TV
  • Lip-smacking Food
Q. What are some Luxury/Branded Paying Guest Accommodation in Chennai?
A. Below is the list of Branded/Posh PG Accommodation in Chennai:
Q. How much does it cost to stay in a single room PG in Chennai?
A. Cost depends on various factors, the locality you want to reside in, amenities you want, and how much you are willing to spend on your comfort. But all this comes handy with Zolo, fully furnished premium accommodations that too at affordable prices.
Q. What is the difference between the Paying Guest Accommodation and Flat based rent
A. The difference is stated as below:
  • In flats, you need to pay high deposit plus maintenance with monthly rent
  • In PG you just need to pay monthly rent a basic deposit amount.
  • In flats, the rent is exclusive of food, housekeeping, WiFi, electricity
  • In PG everything is inclusive of rent
Q. What are the documents required for PG Accommodation in Chennai?
A. Documents required are listed below:
  • Aadhar card
  • Pan Card
  • Driving license
  • KYC formality
Q. What are the Best Paying Guest (PG) Accommodation in Chennai?
A. Here is the list of best PG accommodation in Chennai:
Q. How is Zolo Accommodation is different from Local PG’s in Chennai?
A. Zolo focuses on resident’s comfort and not just on providing accommodations whereas Local PG circles around offering rental spaces.
  • You will get clean and tidy rooms
  • Home-made food is inclusive of rent with the facility to cook for yourself
  • Here you can avail amenities like AC rooms, DTH, WiFi, microwave, refrigerator.
  • Daily housekeeping is available
Q. Are women PGs in Chennai safe?
A. Security is a prime concern and Zolo keeps a note of it, in every Zolo property you will get 24X7 security with biometric impressions. For further reference check out ZoloStays.
Q. What are the best Unisex/Couples PG Accommodation in Chennai?
A. If you are willing to follow the new trend--co-living, then shift to one of the best couples PG Accommodation in Chennai stated below:
Q. What are some affordable/Cheap PG Accommodation in Chennai?
A. Below is the list of affordable single room PG in Chennai:
Q. What are the Best Ladies PG Accommodation in Chennai?
A. Below is the list best of Women PG in Chennai:
Q. What are the best options for Executive Paying Guest Accommodation in Chennai for
A. Below is the listed best Executive PG in Chennai options for working professionals:
Q. Is it possible to get a single room Paying Guest in Chennai within at low cost?
A. Yes, it is possible to get a single room PG in Chennai inclusive of all the facilities starting at ₹5,500, and the facilities you will get at Zolo
  • AC Rooms
  • WiFi
  • DTH
  • Housekeeping
  • Biometric Security and many more
Q. How much does a single room PG cost in Chennai? Should I choose PG or rent?
A. The cost of the room depends upon the property and the locality you are seeking it into. Generally, the rent starts ₹5,500 for a single sharing room and goes up depending upon the facilities provided by the PG. This rent includes all the basic amenities but if you wish to avail services like swimming pool, spa, gym, etc then browse ZoloStays.
Q. What are the Best Gents PG Accommodation in Chennai?
A. Looking for a comfortable stay then below is the list of best PG’s for men in Chennai:
Q. How much would be the cost of a single and double sharing girls paying guest room in Pallikaranai, Chennai
A. In Pallikaranai you can find PG’s starting @6500 for double sharing and @7500 for single sharing. There are ample of PG’s in this area if you want you can try Local PG’s, brokers, real estate Forum, social media or rental apps like ZoloStays.
Q. What are the Good localities to find PG in Chennai?
A. Yearning for royalty? Then below listed localities are a right catch for you:
Q. Which is the best pg in Thoraipakkam Chennai?
A. Thoraipakkam has a wide range of PG’s and some of them are listed down:
Q. Which is a good PG for men around Porur in Chennai?
A. Below you can find impeccable plus decent accommodations for men in Porur, Chennai:
Q. What are the best and affordable localities for bachelors & students to find PG in Chennai?
A. Exclusively for you, here is the list of affordable localities for bachelors & students in Chennai:

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