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COVID-19 : OOTY is in Orange Zone
Last Updated: 06 Sep 2020
Latest Information on Travelling to OOTY?

Entry is open from all domestic states.

  • Face masks to be worn when in public
  • Mandatory to download Aarogya Setu application before travel.
  • All inter-state passengers travelling to Ooty are required to register on state website and obtain TN e-pass
  • Tourist travel is restricted in the hill station as of now. Only business travel allowed.
  • Thermal screening to be done for all passengers
  • COVID-19 test is required for passengers arriving from Maharashtra, Gujarat & Delhi. Travellers from other states can also be tested for COVID-19 at the discretion of health officials.
  • Lockdown in Ooty has been extended till 30th of September, however, there are major relaxations.
  • No lockdown on Sundays
  • Shopping malls and large stores to be fully functional
  • Tea stalls and restaurants can be open from 6 am-8 pm for dine-in. Takeaway is allowed until 9 PM.
  • All parks and playgrounds are open for sporting activities.
  • Places of worship can be open till 8 p.m.
  • Intra-district public buses have resumed services with 50% capacity.
  • 14 days of mandatory home quarantine for all passengers travelling to Tamil Nadu from other states.
  • Symptomatic passengers are required to follow Institutional Quarantine till the time COVID test results are available.
  • Business travellers returning within 48 hours are exempted from quarantine after presenting the valid return documents

The nearest airport is the Coimbatore Airport which is receiving flights from Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad and Delhi.


The Tamil Nadu State Road Transport Corporation has a fleet of buses connecting the hill station to nearby cities. With Inter-district movement of buses allowed in Tamil Nadu, this is the safest mode of travel.

Local Transport

Buses, taxies, autorickshaws are running normally.

The Tamil Nadu state government is ensuring the safety of travellers and residents of Ooty with major precautionary measures. Thrillophilia recommends you follow all guidelines and safety measures issued by the government and practice personal hygiene to keep yourself safe.

Hotels and Resorts Open to Accommodate Business/Work Travellers Updated: 06 Sep 2020

Hotels and Resorts in Ooty can take in guests who are visiting the hill station for business or work purposes. The hospitality sectors must follow all SOP’s required to curb the spread of COVID-19.Read more.

People Travelling to Ooty Are Required to Obtain and E-pass Updated: 06 Sep 2020

Travellers are required get all their documents verified and collect a manual e-pass before travelling to Ooty. For Ooty residents, the e-pass shall be auto-approved after checking all documents.Read more.

Inter-Distict Buses to Ooty Allowed from 7th of September Updated: 06 Sep 2020

Inter-district buses shall restart functions in Ooty from 7th of September. The buses shall run with 50% capacity with strict social distance guidelines. The buses shall be disinfected and people without masks shall not be allowed to travel.Read more.

Travel for tourism still restricted in Ooty. Business travel has been allowed. Updated: 06 Sep 2020

As per the guidelines of the district collector of the Nilgiris, tourist places shall be shut in Ooty for the coming month. Only travel for business and work shall be allowed.Read more.

Ooty Homestay with Kitchen

Aanvis Inn, Ambari Emerald, Bc Cottage, Pine Forest View Residency, Wild Walkers by Vista Rooms, Ooty Castle, Beverly Villa, Strawberry Cottage, Two Seas Residence, Le Villagio Holiday Apartments.

The Ooty Homestay with kitchen is the newest craze in the hospitality territory where new and age-old properties have been instituted with full-functioning kitchenettes and all the needful appliances. Unlike hotels where you may have limited room service or set menus, the presence of a cookhouse in homely stays puts you right at ease, making you feel like you never left your humble abodes. Moreover, you can cook either for yourself or seek the service of a cook who's appointed with each of these homestays to prepare all your favourites, the way you like.

Each of the Homestay in Ooty with kitchen, whether the posh Le Villagio Holiday Apartments, Wild Walkers and Two Seas Residence with their individual bungalows in different categories or the budget-friendly houses like - Bc Cottage, Strawberry Cottage, Ambari Emerald etc. have in common personalized and meticulous service, all the amenities in place and the arrangement of fun on and off-site activities to do full justice to your hilly holiday.

Here is the list of homestays in Ooty with kitchen:


Le Villagio Holiday Apartments

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Le Villagio Holiday Apartments
An exceptional property that sits in the middle of the natural lens of Ooty. Le Villagio Holiday Apartments are the best place to stay at and spend all your romantic, family, leisure or business vacation days.

Posh, tidy and rich interiors and decor of the property is the first thing that strikes the guests and then one thing after the other keeps on amazing. There are 3 different quarters to live in, personal kitchens and rooftop restaurant, swimming pool, indoor games and kid’s play area, patio and bonfire pit, among many other features.

Location: Dhottappankulam, Wayanad, Sultan Bathery, Kerala 673592.

Tariff: Starts from INR 3500 per room/night.
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Two Seas Residence

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Two Seas Residence
To enjoy the finer things in life, guests visiting Ooty choose to stay at the lavish Two Seas Residence amidst sublime and verdant Nilgiri Hills.

Offering a memorable escape from the city and chaos, this homestay has different cottage accommodation options of 2 and 3 bedrooms, and suites. To further make your private vacation more uninterrupted, each of these stays has a personal kitchen, baths, balconies, living area, fireplaces and many even with additional features like jacuzzis to make the guests feel at ease and in luxury.

Location: Arani Hill Post, Arni House Rd, Stone House, Stone House Area, Ooty, Tamil Nadu 643002.

Tariff: Starts from INR 3000 per room/night.
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Ambari Emerald

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Ambari Emerald
This villa Homestay in Ooty with a kitchen is perched in the serene Nilgiri Hills area scattered with ample greenery. With the Ooty lake and other such attractions in the proximite distance, the guests at Ambrai Emerald can also savour a sightseeing experience.

Containing a warm homely ambience, there are 3 bedrooms with attached baths, a private garden that offers views of the emerald dam backwaters; tea estates; among other sites, a kid’s play area, dedicated bonfire pit and much more facilities to make the stay memorable.

Location: D/no 2/537, Nilgiri Hills, Magic waters, Yella Kandi Post, 643004 Ooty, India.
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Bc Cottage

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Bc Cottage
A simple and modest Ooty Homestay with Kitchen, Bc Cottages located in a prime area of the hill-station is the best lodging for those who want a comfortable stay without the big splurge.

Close to many tourist points, guests staying Bc homestay can in their spare-time plan visits and sightseeing tours at Ooty Lake, Ooty Rose Garden etc. Besides this, the bungalow accommodation offers well-equipped rooms, a dining area with an open kitchen, a shared lounge, terrace, parking and all elemental amenities.

Location: Bellmount terrace Tiger hill, Thalayathimund, Tamil Nadu 643001.
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Wild Walkers by Vista Rooms

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Wild Walkers by Vista Rooms
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Bordering the Mudumalai wildlife reserve, Wild Walkers Homestay is truly a place to stay at for the wild and untamed experiences and sights. Situated on the 100-acre Bellikkal estate in the Nilgiris, this place is a perfect getaway for nature lovers and adventurers.

The lodge has a rustic design featuring three different types of rooms, a kitchen, among other facilities. But the most fun part about staying here is the arrangement of many activities, such as - farm visits, bushwalk, sundowners, treks, wildlife and jeep safaris etc.

Location: Bellikkal Estate, Mudumalai – Ooty road (via Kalhatti), Ooty, Tamil Nadu 64300.

Tariff: Starts from 3500 per room/night.

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Ooty Castle

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Ooty Castle
Equipped with 5 bedrooms, the Castle Bungalow in Ooty is a colonial-style bungalow homestay that is both charming and snug.

The pale and green exteriors of the property are unmissable, and the wood-laden interiors transport you to the olden and simpler times. And at all the times that you are not enjoying the facilities at Ooty Castle, you can explore the nearby points of interest for the best hilly holiday imaginable.

Location: Mysore Road, Opp. Old Govt Museum, 643001 Ooty, India.

Tariff: Starts from INR 3700 per room/night.
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Strawberry Cottage

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Strawberry Cottage
Situated in Kathadimattam, Ooty, Strawberry Cottage is one of the most liked reasonable properties. Despite being tucked away in lush green environs, this Ooty Homestay with kitchen is positioned close to many transit points like the railway and bus stations, as well as many popular tourist attractions.

Other than that, the Strawberry Cottage is a 3-star lodging that facilitates expansive and fully-equipped rooms, a kitchen and dining space, common living area and seating wing, kid-friendly amenities and special BBQ n bonfire arrangements to make your stay truly satisfying.

Location: Door no-198/46 Near Hotel Sinclairs Retreat Gorishola Road Ooty.

Tariff: Starts from INR 4700 per night.
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Pine Forest View Residency

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An aesthetically pleasing property, the Pine Forest Views Residency in Ooty’s mountains is a fancy homestay that doesn't only features all the primary amenities and facilities, but also impeccable views of the lake, hills and pine forests.

Couples, families and other travellers will find the rooms, full-fledged kitchen, dining area, play area, garden sit-out with a swing, personal balconies and other features quite charming and convenient.

Location: Governors, Dever Shola Rd, Theetukal, Ooty, Tamil Nadu 643004.
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Aanvis Inn

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Aanvis Inn
The Aanvis Inn Homestay in Ooty with a kitchen is among the best home-like lodging that families and groups can book for a private holiday.

Offering the surreal views of the lush naturalness, hills and the valleys, guests can enjoy staying in 3 plush bedrooms with windows opening to pleasant sights, a fully equipped kitchen, baths, garden, terrace and all other basic features. And on the more adventurous side, one can choose to trek the Doddabetta Peak which lies about 5 kilometres from the property.

Location: Hollywood Hills Road, Woodcock Rd, Ooty, Tamil Nadu 643006.
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Beverly Villa

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A tasteful and expensive-looking Homestay in Ooty with a kitchen, every inch of the Beverly Villa displays sophistication.

There are many different rooms at this bungalow property that have rich interiors, dim-lighting and much more to make you feel like a luxury during the stay. Other than that, the honesty offers the best of Ooty views, a plethora of indoor and outdoor activities and many useful facilities.

Location: Beverly Villa, near new era school, pudumund road, 643001 Ooty, India.

Tariff: Starts from INR 2000 per room/night.
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  1. Which are the best homestays in Ooty with kitchen?

    1. Aanvis Inn: Overlooking the spectacular cityscape of Ooty and the far lying emerald hills, Aanvis Inn is the best Ooty Homestay with a kitchen where a group of 10-12 guests can get together for a fun retreat. Other than a well-appointed kitchenette, the property also has spacious rooms, a garden, common lounge, and a terrace.

    2. Pine Forest View Residency: This Ooty Homestay with kitchen is a popular lodging facility that lures tourists with its gorgeous design and aesthetics. An absolute standout amongst the natural surroundings of hills, pine forests and other verdure, you can book a stay at Pine Forest View residency to get away from the bustling city life in exchange for some peace and quiet.

    3. Wild Walkers by Vista Rooms: Situated in the heart of a 100-acre estate, near Mudumalai Wildlife Reserve, the Wild Walkers is the perfect place to spend your holidays in Ooty and in nature. The honesty apart from having sustainable amenities also offers fun experiences like - village visits, wildlife spotting, safaris, sundowners and more for a truly fun time.

    4. Beverly Villa: This is a lavish honesty in Ooty with a kitchen that is seen as one of the best. Situated in a central location, many points of interest, railway-station, and local amenities are located nearby. Meanwhile, the bungalow-style lodging offers all the necessary amenities, world-class faculties, tastefully decorated rooms and the rest of the interiors.
  2. Which self-catering stays in Ooty are good for couples?

    1. Ambari Emerald: Set amidst the natural beauty of Nilgiri Hills of the Western Ghats, Ambari Emerald is a stunning Ooty Homestay with kitchen where couples can enjoy a romantic escape.

    Away from the city, this property allows plenty of privacy and comfort. Besides having all the basic facilities, couples staying here can enjoy bonfires and BBQ, indoor and outdoor activities and sightseeing to bond better.

    2. Pine Forest View Residency: Set in the midst of lush pine forest, the Pine Forest View Residency Homestay in Ooty with a kitchen is among the best places to stay for couples.

    Offering sophisticated accommodations with views of the lake and hills, a garden with a swing on which you and your partner can enjoy tea and conversations, a fully-functioning kitchen and more such facilities for an easy vacation.

    3. Wild Walkers by Vista Rooms: Ooty anyway exudes love and romance in its air but at the Wild Walkers Homestay this vibes elevates. This property set in the middle of the wilderness and lush estates is private, beautiful, well-appointed and somewhere you and your partner can thoroughly enjoy in one another’s company.

    4. Ooty Castle Bungalow: This colonial-era house is a cozy and elegant abode to stay in during your romantic escapades with your partner.

    Renovated and reinstated to its original prettiness, everything right from the room to the living area to the garden area. Apart from that, this Ooty homestay with kitchen is also situated close to many local attractions like - Ooty Botanical Garden and Ooty Lake.
  3. What is the best time to visit Ooty?

    Ooty in different seasons display a different side of it and solves the purpose of your visit, thus being an all year round holiday destination in India. So, if you want to enjoy adventure activities it is best to visit in the summer months of March till June.

    Monsoons between July and September are great for seeing the scenic beauty, Autumn is yet another time to indulge in the most experiences and activities. And finally, winters are considered ideal for honeymoons and romantic vacations.
  4. Is homestay in Ooty safe for solo and female travellers?

    Yes. The homestays in Ooty among other lodging facilities are absolutely safe for females, especially solo travellers. Ooty is a prominent holiday destination in India that is frequented by several types of travellers, and the accommodations here are compatible in offering personalized service to them. One may also make friends with another solo, female vacationers. However, it is always to stay a bit cautious of your surroundings and keep a check of your belongings.
  5. What activities and amenities are available at homestays in Ooty with a kitchen?

    Here is a list of the amenities that are available at the homestays in Ooty with kitchen:

    - Wi-Fi
    - Restaurant/Kitchen
    - Room Service
    - Breakfast
    - Housekeeping
    - Laundry
    - Kid-friendly
    - Swimming-pool (limited)
    - Parking
    - Power Back-up
    - 24/7 Water Supply
    - Security
    - Sanitization
    - Garden.

    Here is a list of the activities available at Ooty Homestay with kitchen:

    - Bonfire
    - BBQ
    - Trekking
    - Nature Walks
    - Indoor and Outdoor Games
    - Sightseeing
    - Jeep Safaris
    - Plantation/Estate Visits
    - Reading
    - Cycling.