The Carlton, Kodaikanal
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The Carlton, Kodaikanal

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  • Destination 6.2/7
  • Location 6.3/7
  • Appearance 6.1/7
  • Front Office 5.9/7
  • Service 6/7
  • Room 6.1/7
  • Food & Drink 5.8/7
  • Activities 5.3/7

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Vijay

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  • Vijay
  • Lives in Delhi
  • 4 Reviews
  •  71 readers
  • 6.6/7
  •  Posted 2 weeks ago
Out side view of hotel was good. In hotel no pool was available. Hotel check-in was done very fast compare to other hotels. Rooms are very good. Outer view was very very good food was very good. Over all all the service was very good. I think best hotel in Kodaikanal is the Carlton.
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Ankit

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  • Ankit
  • Lives in Mathura
  • 2 Reviews
  •  779 readers
  • 6.3/7
  •  Posted 2 weeks 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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Naveen Sapru

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  • Naveen Sapru
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 3 Reviews
  •  721 readers
  • 6/7
  •  Posted 2 weeks ago
Carlton is the best place to stay in Kodaikanal. Perfect location literally next to lake. It has very helpful staff, always willing to offer help. All the rooms have lake view either from balcony or windows. Within the hotel there are some good activities like indoor games, mini golf course, library and a very nice and well maintained lawn.

Just step out of hotel and you will be on lake. Hotel provides boating services, you can also take public boating services. Hotel also provides complimentary bicycles. Every evening there are some group activities like Tombola, Magic show, folk dance etc

Only area of improvement is food. Food is good but it's only buffet and over period, it becomes routine.
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Nilesh Surana

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  • Nilesh Surana
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 3 Reviews
  •  1372 readers
  • 7/7
  •  Posted 2 weeks ago
It was really very nice to stay there and I really love this place and the staff too are helpful. One should really appreciate the place I will love to go again to the same hotel again in month of October. The Carlton price is too aggressively so that many can take an advantage of enjoying the property.
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Selvan B

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  • Selvan B
  • Lives in Chennai
  • 4 Reviews
  •  8 helpful votes
  •  1972 readers
  • 6.4/7
  •  Posted 3 weeks ago
Whenever I go to Kodaikanal, I stay in this hotel only. Really very peaceful hotel for relaxation. It's very near to bus stand and huge distance from railway station. Rooms look very beautiful and clean. Party halls are also available. They also have some own boats to ride, amazing experience when riding on boats. Overall its very good experience.
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Psrmurthy

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  • Psrmurthy
  • Lives in Adyar
  • 1 Review
  •  2 helpful votes
  •  206 readers
  • 5.4/7
  •  Posted 1 month ago
Amenities are good and room is comfortable. Food is not at good. Front office staff are not properly guided. Early morning at 5. 30 we checked out, swiping machine was not working, it took almost 1hr to accept cheque. Front office boy did not accepted cheque and his swiping machine was not working. They could not provide hard copy of the bill till now. We spoke with their accounts people, but till now we have not received bill copy. Location wise hotel is good. If quality of food and service is improved travellers can stay in this hotel, other wise the amount they charge is higher side.
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Selvaprakash Ravindran

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  • Selvaprakash Ravindran
  • Lives in Chennai
  • 5 Reviews
  •  4 helpful votes
  •  1902 readers
  • 6.9/7
  •  Posted 1 month ago
I visited Kodaikanal in the month of December 2014. I along with my family stayed in Carlton for 4 Days. All the rooms are having lake view balconies. Rooms are very beautiful and they also have interconnected room. Food quantity is also excellent.
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Shivam Patel

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  • Shivam Patel
  • 5 Reviews
  •  8 helpful votes
  •  529 readers
  • 5.9/7
  •  Posted 1 month ago
This hotel is on the front of lake. We had taken the room from where we can have a lake view. It was a pleasant experience and also romantic. The rooms were beautiful with nice interiors and with all the basic amenities. The staff was so courteous & their service was prompt. Food was of fine quality. I can say it was the best place to stay in Kodaikanal.
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Reena Bantia

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  • Reena Bantia
  • Lives in Chennai
  • 1 Review
  •  8 helpful votes
  •  452 readers
  • 7/7
  •  Posted 2 months ago
This hotel is located just very close to the lake area. You can just take a walk and reach almost all important places. Rooms and food were awesome. The staff are very courteous and polite. Best hotel I have ever been in. They also have a very good club house which helps you have a great time inside the hotel itself. Overall, excellent hotel and the best place to stay if you are visiting Kodaikanal.
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Vivek P

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  • Vivek P
  • Lives in Chennai
  • 2 Reviews
  •  9 helpful votes
  •  560 readers
  • 4.4/7
  •  Posted 3 months ago
We had a chance to visit Carlton 3 months back and it was a nice time. my wife and my angel came with me we stayed two days there. hotels lake view is really great and its nice time when we spend.The hotel location was excellent and it is an excellent hotel. The hotel is located about 1km from the bus stand and lake also nearby the hotel. The surrounding of the hotel was well-maintained
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The Carlton Overview

The Carlton is located on Lake Road in Kodaikanal. The nearest airport is at Madurai, about 140 km away and the nearest railway station is at Kodai Road, about 80 km away. Sightseeing packages are also provided here.

Rooms and Amenities at The Carlton

The Carlton provides accommodations in the form of well furnished deluxe rooms, suites and cottages. Rooms feature amenities like LCD TVs, air conditioning, work desk, tea\coffee maker and room service among others. Facilities and services provided at the resort include doctor on call, laundry services, children?s play area, recreational games facilities, business and conference facilities, credit card acceptance and more. There is also a multi cuisine restaurant, a café and a lounge on the property.

Facilities at a glance
Doctor on call
Travel desk
Safe deposit locker
Car parking facility
Airport\railway station transfers
Taxi services
Conference facilities
Business centre
Recreational games facilities
Laundry service
Bookshop, florist and handicraft store
Internet
Currency exchange centre
Credit card acceptance
Banquet hall
In-room facilities
A\C
Running hot and cold water
Satellite TV
Work desk
Telephones with direct dial
Room heater
Coffee\tea maker
Minibar
Room service
In-room dining


The Carlton Address

Lake Road
Kodaikanal

Tamil Nadu - 624101
India
Also known as Carlton, The

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