Ponmari Residencyy, Ooty

No: 26C, Kotagiri Road,Charring Cross,Ooty

Phone Number www.ponmariresidency.com

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Ranked 24 of 690 hotels in Ooty

Reviews summary (1665)

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Front Office
5.7 / 7
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Food & Drink
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Video Reviews (2)


154 Reviews | 3 Readers

"Super room"

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6.0 /7
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Pritesh Bhalotia

3 Reviews | 2 Readers

"Excellent room and amenities"

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7.0 /7
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Reviews (1665)

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26 Reviews | 97 Readers


Posted 28 Feb

Rooms are very good and the ambience is also very tidy. Liked the stay with the Hotel. The food is also very healthy and also very tasty. Loved the comfort of the bed and the staff here is well mannered. The Toilets and the Shower area was also quite well maintained

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1 Review | 699 Readers

The room was neat and beds were spacious

Posted 14 Oct, 2013

I planned a trip to Ooty with my parents and expected an easily accessible, reputed, and safe accommodation. We stayed at Ponmari Residency for two nights. The hotel is in the heart of the city and has enough parking space and security for your vehicles. On my arrival, I found that the female receptionist was very receptive and friendly. She had all my information handy. I had to just fill in a few details as part of the usual check-in procedure. She was considerate and thoughtful enough to help me by extending the reservation tentatively as I was uncertain about the duration of my stay. She was flexible enough to cancel it later. The Male staff members who assisted me were good too. In general, I found that the staff members were soft-spoken and courteous. A pleasant surprise awaited me when I entered the room. The bathroom, which is the most important aspect of my stay, was all set and sparkling clean like it was never used. You will find all the bathroom essentials to freshen up . . The room was neat and beds were spacious to accommodate four members, but we were just three, so even more a treat. The best part of my stay; steaming hot water was available round the clock. The hotel also includes amenities that range from essentials to luxuries like wireless internet connectivity in the lobby, a travel desk, and an ayurvedic massage center. You can also find a small shop inside the hotel premises, where you can buy stuff made or sold prominently in Ooty, like homemade chocolates, varieties of tea, and aromatic oils. Not to forget, the room service was responsive. The housekeeping staff cleaned my room without disturbing my baggage or meddling with any of my belongings. Guests get complimentary breakfast coupons on arrival. However, the food is served at around 8:00 AM, which is very late for early birds like me, as I love to venture out early in the morning to cover as many places as I can and get few brilliant snaps before places become crammed with people and vehicles. It would be great if the management can take care of such little inconveniences. I would suggest that the hotel should start serving food around 7:15 AM. If not all the items, at the least, bread and butter to start with. Another aspect that I would expect the management to correct is the overpriced food, though I know it is common among most hotels in tourist locations. People like me, who prefer to have food in the same hotel, will find it heavy on their pockets. Overlooking the few minor faults, I can confidently say that my stay at the hotel was convenient, pleasant, reasonable, and satisfying General advice to travellers:. Travellers from moderate or humid location across the world must carry sweaters, as the temperature at late evenings and early mornings could be bone chilling. Do not compare the taste of food in Ooty with that in Metropolitan cities. Further, if you are particular about round the clock meals, you will be utterly disappointed.

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5 Reviews | 65 Readers

Nice budget hotel for family/friends

Posted 17 Feb, 2016

I was looking for a decent hotel to stay with my UK friends while visiting Ooty. Ponmari Residency was suggested by one of my colleagues who has visited this hotel very recently. On this word and also after googling i have booked 2 Suites and 1 deluxe rooms here. Location very close to Botanical Garden and very quiet normally. We reached around 9:00pm and front office executive received us very warmly and checked-in in less than 5 minutes. The Suites were excellent for the money and the UK friends loved it. They have only two suites. Hence booking in advance is a must. We were also offered free wifi. Breakfast is compliment. Dinner is average, but no complaints. I recommend this hotel as this is very cost effective for money.

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4 Reviews | 540 Readers

Staff behaviour is excellent, neat rooms

Posted 15 Dec, 2014

It was a very beautiful and very nice hotel. The head massage was good. The hotel was located on the main road near the main market and big football ground. They served both veg and non veg food which was good. It was tasty, delicious and hygienic. They had enough varieties. It was a convenient and economical hotel. Services provided were good. Staff behaviour was excellent! They were friendly, helpful, hygienic and quick. Interior and exterior of the hotel were very good. Room was very spacious, neat, clean and well maintained. Housekeeping was done regularly and the amenities were also working properly. There was no problem in check-in and check-out procedure.

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7 Reviews | 501 Readers

Awesome place to stay, good room and facility

Posted 4 Nov, 2015

This hotel room was clean, well decorated and fully furnished. They provide good hospitality. Its staff behaviour was cooperative and helpful and they provide room service was on time. They also provided sightseeing package to the tourist. There was more fun and price is less. Its food was very tasty and it had many types of food. It had a parking space available. I went to this hotel with my wife for holiday trip. We enjoyed here a lot.

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Overall service was awesome

Posted 11 Jan, 2017

The hotel was located near to the transportation facility. The appearance of the hotel was fine. The check in and check out was done on time. The staff was friendly in the hotel. The overall service was awesome in the hotel. The activities were not available in the hotel. Only vegetarian food was available in the hotel. The food quality and quantity was fine. The provided room was nice. I didn't face any problem in the room. All amenities were working properly in the room. The destination of the hotel was awesome. Wi-Fi service was not available in the hotel. I had visited this hotel for honeymoon trip. Everything was fine in the hotel. I didn't face any problem in the hotel. The cab facility was not provided by the hotel. I went to this hotel by my own vehicle. The parking place was available in the hotel. I had already recommended this hotel for a couple. I had booked the room online.

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Ponmari Residencyy is ranked #24 among the 690 hotels in Ooty with an average rating of 5.5 out of 7. It is one of the 75, 2-star in Ooty. On HolidayIQ, it has a total of 140 photos, 1665 text reviews and 2 video reviews and is rated top for its Destination, Room and Front Office. It was also named winner of the Better Holiday Awards in 2017 under Great Location.

The online booking price of the hotel ranges between Rs 2,800 to Rs 2,900 per night. The hotel offer 36 rooms to check availability or to avail complimentary breakfast, we recommend contacting the hotel to check if the final tariff includes it.

The ambience and the location of the hotel makes it a suitable option for variety of travellers. Family (53%) and Couple (34%) are the most common type of travellers that like to stay here. 52% of guests enjoy the hotel's relaxed environment, whereas 24% have rated the ambience as romantic.

Although the hotel is a suitable stay option throughout the year for travellers, book your accommodation in the months of Oct, Nov and Dec for the best experience.

Ponmari Residencyy is located at Charring Cross which is approximately 2 Kms from Udagamandalam railway station . Due to the close proximity, it is considered as one of the best stay option. TEA GARDEN (1 Km), Botanical Garden (1 Km), Ooty Botanical Gardens (1 Km), Raj Bhawan (1 Km) and St. Stephen's Church (2 Kms) are some of the popular sightseeing attractions located near the hotel.

The hotel ensures you are well taken care of during your stay. By providing free wifi access, the hotel makes sure you are always connected to the internet.

Other amenities include Laundry Services, Doctor On Call, Restaurant, Room Service and Travel Assistance. For checkin and checkout time, we suggest contacting the hotel.

If you are in need for airport transfers or require a car for sightseeing around the city or you have to do an early check-in, then we recommend contacting the hotel directly and requesting for these additional services. All of the available amenities ensure your stay is enjoyable and free from any hassles.

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