Kodaikānāl hotels

Kodaikānāl hotels

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Kodaikānāl, Tamil Nadu, India
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Low season February
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  Average price (weeknight): R867
  Average price (weekend night): R1 003

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Top tips for finding the perfect Kodaikānāl hotel

For visitors who are staying in the town of Kodaikānāl, one of the main attractions of this hilltop station is the Kodaikānāl Lake. The 5-star Carlton Hotel on the edge of the water is a good choice if you want to explore the surrounding area. The lake is located near the lush, green Pilani Hills Range. Another accommodation option close to the Kodaikānāl Lake is Treebo Abirami Residency. This affordable 3-star hotel is within walking distance of the lake.
Interested in exploring some of the city’s impressive green spaces? Select a hotel near Byrant Park on the east of the lake. The park stretches over 20 acres and contains various species of trees, ferns and cacti. It also has a glasshouse that is home to an array of orchids and other exotic plants. The Greenlands Youth Hostel provides budget accommodation and is located on the edge of Byrant Park.
For visitors who would like to visit a local museum during their stay in Kodaikanal, pick one of the hotels near the Sacred Heart Natural Science Museum, such as the 3-star Hotel Holiday Peak, which is within walking distance of the Museum. The Sacred Heart Natural Science Museum holds artefacts that have been collected over a period of 100 years and provides an informative guide of the history of the flora and fauna of the region.
Coaker’s Walk is a narrow pathway that was cut into the side of the mountain in 1872. The mountain route is 1 kilometre long and, from this scenic trail, walkers will be able to see various sights around Kodaikānāl. The romantic Villa Retreat – Boutique Hotel and Cottages is a 1-minute walk from one end of Coaker’s Walk and, from here, you can take in the scenery of the surrounding mountains.
If you are a keen hiker, then the affordable JC Residency is a good hotel to choose because it is situated close to a variety of points of interest such as the Kondaikānāl Lake, Bear Shola Falls and, a bit further afield, the Fairy Falls and Dolphin Nose landmarks. It is situated near the Kondai Hills. The hotel will help to organise hiking routes for you at an additional cost.

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How much is a cheap hotel in Kodaikānāl?
KAYAK users have found double rooms in Kodaikānāl for as cheap as R122 in the last 3 days. The average price is R1 199.
How much is a hotel in Kodaikānāl for tonight?
In the last 72 hours, users have found Kodaikānāl hotels for tonight for as low as R122. Users have also found 3-star hotels from R544 and 4-star hotels from R1 138.
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Are there any hotels in Kondaikānāl with good nightlife?
The Hotel Kodai International is an affordable option that includes an option for nightlife, is located 1.5 kilometres away from Kondaikānāl Lake, has a games room, evening entertainment and a nightclub and DJ at the hotel. It also has a Kids’ Club to keep the children occupied.
Which hotels in Kondaikānāl have good views?
The 3-star Peak Resorts hotel is 2.5 kilometres away from the central Kondaikānāl bus stand and provides its guests with beautiful mountain views. It is close to Chettiar Park, which is a small, well-maintained park that is home to the famous Kurinji plants; these plants produce flowers once every twelve years. Pearwoods is another reasonable option in this area that also has mountain views from some of its rooms.
Which hotels in Kodaikanal organise tours of the surrounding sights?
The Hotel Jc Grand is a budget choice that is located close to sights such as Bear Shola Falls, Silver Cascade Falls and, a little further away, Pillar Rocks. The hotels will assist in the organisation of walking tours and horse riding tours (for additional fees) to some of these.
Which hotels in Kondaikānāl are close to the Kurinji Andavar Temple?
Le Poshe by Sparsa is situated in a tranquil setting just 1 kilometre away from the Kurinji Andavar Temple and 2.5 kilometres away from the Kondaikānāl Bus Station. Another option is the 2-star Park View Residency, which is slightly cheaper and only 200 metres away from the temple.

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The Carlton - Kodaikānāl - Building
9,0 Excellent (1 650 reviews)
R3 727+
The Fern Creek - Kodaikānāl - Bedroom
8,9 Excellent (237 reviews)
R1 166+
Mount Pleasant Boutique Resort - Kodaikānāl - Bedroom
8,9 Excellent (149 reviews)
Sterling Kodai Lake - Kodaikānāl - Building
8,4 Excellent (2 081 reviews)
R1 166+
Hotel Kodai International - Kodaikānāl - Building
8,4 Excellent (2 011 reviews)
R1 051+
Lilly's Valley Resort - Kodaikānāl - Building
8,4 Excellent (1 152 reviews)
Hotel Jai - Kodaikānāl - Building
8,4 Excellent (790 reviews)
Hotel Cliffton - Kodaikānāl - Building
8,3 Excellent (412 reviews)
Holiday Home Resort - Kodaikānāl - Building
8,2 Excellent (405 reviews)
R1 180+
Elephant Valley - Kodaikānāl - Building
8,2 Excellent (207 reviews)
R2 058+
Sterling Kodai Valley - Kodaikānāl - Outdoor view
8,1 Excellent (2 204 reviews)
R1 065+
Hotel Hilltop Towers - Kodaikānāl - Bedroom
8,1 Excellent (990 reviews)
JC Residency - Kodaikānāl - Building
7,9 Good (793 reviews)
Hotel Western Gatz - Kodaikānāl - Building
7,9 Good (765 reviews)
Hotel Wood Palace - Kodaikānāl - Bedroom
7,7 Good (207 reviews)
Hotel Grand Palace - Kodaikānāl - Building
7,6 Good (728 reviews)
Benzz Park - Kodai - Kodaikānāl - Bedroom
7,6 Good (13 reviews)
Jc Woodville Manor - Kodaikānāl - Building
6,7 Good (657 reviews)

Best rooms in Kodaikānāl

Club Mahindra Kodaikanal - Kodaikānāl - Building
8,4 Excellent (265 reviews)
R1 367+
The Carlton - Kodaikānāl - Building
9,0 Excellent (1 650 reviews)
R3 727+