Kodaikanal Hotels

The Carlton, Kodaikanal

Lake Road, Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu 624101

Ranked 2 amongst 339 hotels in Kodaikanal

5.9/7 202 Reviews
The Carlton,Kodaikanal
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Destination
6.0 / 7
Location
6.3 / 7
Appearance
6.0 / 7
Front Office
5.8 / 7
Service
5.9 / 7
Room
6.0 / 7
Food & Drink
5.7 / 7
Activities
5.2 / 7

The Carlton Reviews (202)


"The sightseeing was arranged"

7.0/7
Posted 1 month ago

The sightseeing and campfire were arranged by the hotel. The food was very nice. There was no problem in the room. All the amenities were provided in the room. I was satisfied with this hotel service. The check in and check out was done on time. The service was on time. The staff was well-behaved in the hotel. The appearance was very nice. The complimentary breakfast was provided in the hotel. The Wi-Fi facility was provided in the room. I had visited this hotel with my wife. There was no suggestion for this hotel. Everything was comfortable. The money spent at the hotel was worth.

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Bellary
3 Reviews | 5 Readers

"Wi-Fi facility was provided"

7.0/7
Posted 3 months ago

The location of the hotel was good. The service of the hotel was nice. The appearance of the hotel was good. There was no delay in check in and checkout. The allotted room was spacious with clean. The Wi-Fi facility was provided by the hotel. The activities were arranged by the hotel.

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"The activity was arranged"

6.6/7
Posted 3 months ago

I had visited this hotel for personal trip. The activity was arranged at the hotel. The hotel was located in the city. The garden was available in the hotel. There was no delay in check in and checkout. The hotel staff’s was friendly. The complimentary breakfast was provided by the hotel. I would recommend this hotel for upcoming travellers.

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Coimbatore
1 Review | 4 Readers

"Behaviour of the staff’s was friendly"

6.0/7
Posted 3 months ago

Check in and checkout was not delayed. Service was nice in the hotel. The hotel was located in the city. The hotel appearance was good. Behaviour of the staff’s was friendly. I had visited this hotel with my family. I had booked this room by directly. Room was spacious with clean.

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Chennai
5 Reviews | 1 Reader

"Nice stay with my family"

5.0/7
Posted 3 months ago

I had visited this hotel for relaxation trip with family. Everything was good in this hotel. I had booked the room by online. There was no suggestion for this hotel. The complimentary breakfast was given by the hotel. The hotel location was good. The check in and checkout was not delayed.

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Delhi
1 Review

"Nice stay with my family"

7.0/7
Posted 3 months ago

I had visited this hotel for family trip. The room was spacious and clean. The overall service was good. There was no problem in check in and checkout. There was no suggestion for this hotel. The activity was not conducted at the hotel. Transportation facility was nearby the hotel.

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Top Reviews of The Carlton


Coonoor
36 Reviews | 22577 Readers

"A lovely hotel"

5.8/7
Posted 9 months ago

The Carlton, located right inside Kodaikanal town, features lush lawns and gardens which create the relaxing ambience that one expects in a hill station. The room was spacious and well appointed - comfortable beds and furniture, TV, DVD player, iron and board, room heater, tea/coffee making facility, mini safe, fridge (empty, not a mini bar), hair dryer and fairly good toiletries. The highlight was the spacious balcony which overlooked the lake from which can watch the as the waters shimmer, ripple and reflect the sun and the clouds at different times of the day. It's the perfect place to sit all day with a book and /or a drink Though the food was middling and was a bit of a disappointment though, after a small chat, Chef Krishnan ensured that we got a nice dish or two during each meal. To ensure that families have a good time on their holidays, they provide entertainment every evening - tombola and folk dances while we were there. The hotel has shikaras and bicycles as well as a gymnasium for the guests to use. The kids club has enough activities to keep the youngsters busy all day. The location makes it convenient for a nice walk around the lake, if you start out before the buses, SUVs, horses and bicycles take over .. Service was always prompt, polite, enthusiastic and friendly and the rare hitches were caused by s couple of trainees being a bit weak in English. Ratheesh, in the restaurant, was alert to all our needs and added considerably to our dining experience. The terrain is such that are quite a lot of stairs linking the different areas, older people will do well to opt for a room that does need much climbing. The Carlton is a bot expensive but it is well worth especially the balcony overlooking the lake.

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Mumbai
6 Reviews | 17406 Readers

"The Carlton is quite worthy of its reputation of b..."

6.5/7
Posted 8 years ago

The Carlton is quite worthy of its reputation of being the best resort/ hotel in Kodaikanal, a position it has held for a long time. The location is pretty, just adjacent to Kodai lake and the resort itself is spread over a large area, beautifully landscaped and impressively laid out. The mix of activities available for a family with kids is amazing, from the boat club that offers \'shikara\' rides to a cycling rink with bicyles for all ages, badminton, table tennis, hammocks all around, an activity room with lots to do, a reasonable library, and lovely play area for toddlers too. The health club/ spa is good, although the peak season rush made any treatments a bit of a rushed affair. The staff is courteous and helpful--geared to meet all your needs!

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Thrissur
1 Review

"Everything was good "

7.0/7
Posted 6 months ago

Everything was good at the hotel. The food was very good in the hotel. The hotel was located outside the city. The check in and checkout was done on time at the hotel. The allotted room was very good at the hotel. The food was value for money.

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Delhi
1 Review | 348 Readers

"Hotel ambiance is very nice"

6.5/7
Posted 1 year ago

Good Hotel to spend with family and friends. Worth for money. Excellent place to stay. Food was good. Staff service was good. Hotel ambiance is very nice. Located in the main place, very closer to all the sightseeing. Overall we had a very pleasant stay.

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Mathura
11 Reviews | 8056 Readers

"Perfect destination & a hotel with awesome food"

6.3/7
Posted 2 years ago

I spent my Honeymoon at Kodaikanal during mid February 2015. The place was just amazing with Lush Green Hills all around. The treks to Dolphin peak is wonderful and views are beautiful. Food is great and chocolates are just heavenly. You can find home-made chocolates all around and can taste them for free at all outlets. They are mouth watering delicious and yet very cheap with great variety available from Belgium Dark Chocolates to local fruity ones. Various activities like hiking, trekking, cycling, boating can be done in Kodaikanal. In all it makes a perfect holiday destination for every kind of tourist from honeymooners like us to family, kids, elders etc. For reaching Kodaikanal, train can be taken up-to Madurai, Kodai road or Coimbatore stations. And from there taxi or buses (4 to 5 hours) direct to Kodaikanal. Alternatively Madurai, Coimbatore can be reached by air.

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The Carlton Overview

Situated on the banks of the Kodai Lake, The Carlton is Kodaikanal’s only 5-star hotel and is a short distance away from Bryant Park and the city bus stand. The property has 91 rooms including four suites and three quaint cottages. Mini bars, DVD players, and heat convectors are found in all rooms. Fine dining is offered at the Silver....
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