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Top tips for finding Kodaikanal hotel deals
If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Kodaikanal, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Kodaikanal in July and August.
Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Kodaikanal if you stay on a Thursday. The opposite is true for, Tuesday, which is usually the most expensive day.
Book more than 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Kodaikanal accommodation.
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.
FAQs when booking a hotel in Kodaikanal
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The average price of a double room in Kodaikanal is R1 246, but it varies considerably depending on location, facilities, and seasonality. In the last 3 days, KAYAK users have found double rooms for as cheap as R126.
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.
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.
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.
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.
After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Kodaikanal districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Kodaikanal city centre
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