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15 Best Kodaikanal Resorts

 
  • 15 Best Kodaikanal Resorts

    Kodaikanal, the abode of blue is one of the most pristine gems of South India.The charming abode of hills, lakes, streams and deep valleys works like a balm on souls that are tired by the city life and its polluted monotony. The hills and clouds of the hill station form the perfect entrance into what promises to be a memorable getaway. Kodaikanal Resorts embody the solitude and that peace that the hill station is famous for. 
    Offering gorgeous views of the surrounding mountains an valleys, your stay at resorts in Kodaikanal promises to be a memorable one amongst luxury and beauty.
  • 01Kodai by the Lake

    The ‘Queen of Hill Stations- Kodaikanal’ is home to several resorts and luxurious places to stay at; one of the most spectacular amongst them is the Kodai by the Lake Resort. This is one of those Kodaikanal Resorts that will open up your eyes to the most beautiful sight, as it is situated on the banks of the Kodai Lake. 

    The resort has been built on the lines of Colonial mansions of the countryside of England. The rooms have been designed in keeping with the same feel as that of the resort itself; however the amenities that you will be able to experience here are far from archaic. They reflect the modernity and convenience of the modern times.

    The resort sprawls over an area of more than 6.5 Acres and offers up 102 room  that are divided into the studio apartments, one and two bedroom apartments and 12 guest rooms.

    Activities and Amenities:

    • Library
    • Internet Café
    • Travel Desk
    • Banquet and Party Halls
    • Indoor Games
    • Cycling
    • Paintball
    • Spa
    • Children’s Play Area

  • 02Sterling Hotels Valley View

    The beauty of Kodai is indescribable and to experience it you must stay right in the midst of it. The best of resorts in Kodaikanal to do this at is the Sterling Hotels Valley View, which is a beautifully designed resort. Appearing in the villafe of Villpatti, the resort is shaped like a ship and has the accommodation area that is shaped like a leaf! 

    The most interesting of all is the business block which is designed in the shape of a lotus. Eccentric, Artistic and creative this stunning structure grabs eyeballs right from the first time you glimpse it. The rooms are elegantly and comfortable designed to offer you maximum convenience with little left to worry about!

    The Sterling Resorts in kodaikanal stretches to a length of almost 7 Acres and is placed over a delicately sloping hillside. The resort has studio apartments, one and two bedroom apartments and 44 guest rooms. All the rooms enjoy a stunning view of the open grounds or the scenery around.

    Activities and Amenities:

    • Library
    • Internet Café
    • Travel Desk
    • Banquet and Party Halls
  • 03Fern Creek

    Rejuvenate and refresh with a stay at Fern Creek Resorts in Kodaikanal. Celebrate the oneness with nature and yourself with luxury and serenity playing a charming game at your feet. Located over the picturesque Palani Hills, the resort situates itself in the heart of Kodai.

    Get away from the dull and dreary city life with a relaxing and calming stay at this Kodaikanal resort. The ambience of Fern Hill Resorts is such that you will feel like you are staying right in the arms of nature. The gardens are replete with trees like eucalyptus, Lily Flowers and gorgeous pinewood.

    The accommodation of the resort is unlike anything you will have witnessed before this. You will be staying in Swiss Tents that are spread across the area of 1.5 Acres of the resort. The tents are self-sufficient and luxurious with every kind of amenity that you can imagine. Celebrate your time off work and away from the city with a stay at Fern Creek.

    Activities and Amenities:

    • Recreation Room
    • Camp Fire
    • Gazebo Garden
    • Spa
  • 04Le poshe

    If a stay with simplicity and charm is what you are looking for, then the ideal choice for you is a stay at the Le Poshe Resorts in Kodaikanal. The resort is built with the modern sensibitlities, coupled with the hospitability and the warmth of the people of Kodai. 

    You can enjoy lip smacking delicacies at the in house restaurant or spend some much needed leisurely day out with family or loved ones. You can avail stunning facilities such as Spa, currency exchange and every ither kind of service which can make your life simpler.

    The rooms are divided into superior, premium and standard categories which are all equally pleasing and comforting.

     

    Activities and Amenities:

    • Banquet
    • Fitness area
    • Indoor Games
    • Spa
    • Children’s Club
  • 05Quality Inn

    A stay at Kodaikanal Resorts is incomplete if you are not staying within the sight of all the tourist attractions of the area. A stay at Sabari Resorts gives you the benefit of doing exactly the same. Located a few minutes away from both Kodai Lake and the Kodaikanal Bus stand, the resort is a 3 star property with the ambience and luxury of a much more comfort than you could have asked for. 

    It places you in the midst of the charms of Kodaikanal like Silver Cascade Falls, Bryant Park, Kodaikanal Golf Club and Guna Caves.

    The accommodations range from Club, Premium and Deluxe and are carefully designed keeping in mind the needs of a modern life and all that you might want out of a holiday. This resort in Kodaikanal boasts of some of the most varied gourmet choices that you can ask for!

    Activities and Amenities:

    • Play Area
    • Banquet Halls
    • Conference Areas
    • Adventure Activities
    • Airport Transfer
  • 06Hill Country Resort

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    Some resorts in Kodaikanal just have it all! Hill country Resort is one of them! Gorgeous locations, awe inspiring landscapes and a combination of rough countryside alongwith modern amenities and designs. The hill country resort is situated in the town Attuvampatti, which is about 5km from the beautiful Kodai Lake. 

    The resort sprawls over beautifully manicured, green gardens and is a perfect getaway for any kind of traveller, be it the adventure lover, family travellers or simply just you by yourself looking for a retreat in the arms of nature.The rooms are distinguished and lovely and give an insight into the resort’s legacy as being one of the top most Kodaikanal Resorts.

    There are 3 major types of rooms, namely, Deluxe rooms which are cozily designed for a quiet weekend getaway with your loved one; Deluxe suites which are designed with a touch of luxury and deluxe cottages which are individually spaced cottages with every facility you can ever want. The Sowkhya Spa also has multiple packages from which you can choose the one best suited to your needs.

    Activities and Amenities:

    • Conference Halls
    • Spa
    • Bonfire
    • Team Games
    • Boating
    • Trekking
    • Horse riding
  • 07United 21 Resort

    Off the Vilpatti Road at an approximate distance of 2.5km from Kodai Lake, United 21 is one of the coziest resorts in Kodaikanal. Being locate at a short distance away from the Kodai Bus Stand, United 21 Resort enjoys the blissful blessings of an ideal location. The resort is idal for that short vacation away from stress and monotony. 

    This 3 Star property offers up all the comforts of a comfortable and charming resort stay. The hospitality of the staff will surely make you feel like a king on your stay here.The resort consists of 24 well-appointed rooms that are replete with all the amenities that you can ever think of having for a comforting and homely stay. 

    The suite rooms, six bedded rooms and deluxe rooms strive to provide you with an excellent stay. If requested, the resort also arranges for specialized sightseeing tours.


    Activities and Amenities:

    • Travel Desk
    • Indoor Games
    • Lounge
    • Conference and Banquet Halls
  • 08Kodai Resort Hotel

    Situated in the city centre, the Kodai resort hotel enjoys a preferential status over other resorts in Kodaikanal. The resort is close to carious local sights such as Coaker’s Walk, Bryant Park and Kodaikanal Club. The resort accommodations extend to 50 luxury cottages, each of which is spacious and luxuriously designed in a contemporary style. 

    The cottages have a bifurcated living area, which gives you extreme privacy in these gorgeous environs. The resort prides itself on a being a luxury resort replete with Ayurvedic center, Health club and all the other amenities that you will need on your time out! The most notable feature amongst them is the Den- which is a recreation centre.

    You can pamper your tastebuds at the multicuisine restaurant located in the resort and let your holiday come to its ideal ending!


    Activities and Amenities:

    • Library
    • Conference and Banquet Halls
    • Children’s Play Area
    • Gym
    • Indoor Games Room
  • 09The Carnival

    The Carnival Resort is situated in downtown territory of Kodaikanal at about 1.5km from the Lake Picnic, Naidupuram . The resort faces the strong and lush forests. The forests that the resort overlooks are beautiful, tall and ancient. AT each moment the charming looking valley and melodious calls of our feathered friends will invite you jovially to land yyour feet in the misty valleys.

    Expecially in the monsoons the resort offers an amazing perspective of the delightful mountains and the appeal of Kodaikanal.

    The accommodations of the resort are spread out over 30 perfectly decorated rooms that exude an exquisite feel. The exclusive guest rooms are where you can revel in the luxury, tranquility and pleasant air of freshness as soon as you set foot in the resort. The courteous staff will wait on you hand and feet, making you feel like royalty itself.

    Activities and amenities:

    • Travel Desk
    • Conference Hall
    • Trekking
    • Sight seeing
  • 10Woodlands Resort

    The Woodlands Resort in Kodaikanal is everything that a traveller desires for his humble stay arrangements.  This archaic resort is over 87 years old and was founded by the great visionary Shree K. Krishna Rao and has since then stood for great standards in luxury, gourmet and stay options. Situated at distance of about one km from the stunning Kodai Lake, the resort is nestled in a haven of sorts in the midst of stunning gorges and gaping valleys.

    The comfortable rooms range from cozy accommodation of 450sq.ft. each to the more sprawling 1250 sq.ft  suites that is large enough for six adults. While at the resort, you can also indulge in a variety of adventurous pursuits such as trekking, camping, and boating and lots more.

    The resort is spread over beautifully landscaped garden area and sports warm and comfortable interiors of immense serenity and peace.

    Activities and Amenities:

    • Nature Walk
    • Indoor and Outdoor Games
    • Campfire
    • Mini Theatre
    • Library
  • 11Club Mahindra

    Styled in the manner of a colonial English Villa, Club Mahindra Resorts in Kodaikanal is situated right in the arms of beautiful valleys and rocky landscapes. The resort stands for exemplary hospitality and unmatched services for the guests. The rooms are designed to give th eresort the beautiful mélange of modern comforts amidst British architecture.

    Located at Noyce Road, the resort accommodations offer the top notch luxury coupled with all the necessary amenities. The wooden interiors and minimalistic but elegant settings will surely take your heart away.

    You can arrange elaborate office meetings with world class banquet and conference halls that are perfect for corporate outings.

    Activities and Amenities:

    • Fun Zone
    • Banquet Halls
    • Spa
    • Beauty Salon
    • Gym
    • Lounge
  • 12Lilly’s Valley Resort

    Offering up unique accommodation amongst beautiful setting is the Lilly’s valley Resort, which prides it on being one of the oldest and finest of Kodaikanal Resorts. The resort is situated on terraced gardens and is enveloped with tall Eucalyptus plantations that give a fresh and fragrant feel to the surroundings. The accommodations are stone cottages designed with a hand crafted woodwork that runs parallel alongside the cottage structures. 

    The resort is perfect for family, friends as well as a couples retreat. The beautiful surroundings are also ideal for holding corporate gatherings. Being located about 2km away from the city centre, the resort has an added advantage of being easily accessible.

    The resort’s philosophy rests on understated, yet elegant values of architecture as well as service. The restaurant dishes out lip smacking Western and South Indian delicacies.

    Activities and Amenities:

    • Play Area
    • Bonfires
    • Nature Walk
    • Gazebo
  • 13Elephant Valley Eco Farm Hotel

    The Elephant Valley, Eco Farm Hotel is a stunning accommodation facility located over an area of 100 acres in the rich green environs of Palni Hills near Kodaikanal. The area around the resort is reputed for being one of the most biologically diverse regions in the country. The resort is located close to an ancient route that the elephants would use for migrating from one place to another. 

    The reserve extends right upto the state of Kerala. The resort rests on the eco-friendly principle and does everything in its power to maintain the same in its every facet.The accommodations are spread over 20 exquisite bungalows and the resort also offers up an amazing range of organic produce cuisine. 

    All the rooms have  eco-friendly settings and are created using local materials only. Colonial furniture graces each bungalow with comfort and each room overlooks the Gangavar River.

    Activities and Amenities:

    • Trek and Nature Walk
    • Conference Halls
    • Coffee Plantations
  • 14Green Acres

    Green Acres Resort, Kodaikanal is perfect spot for travellers to explore Kodaikanal Resorts at their best. Warmth of hospitality and proximity to the best sightseeing spots at this scenic hill station, for example, Palni Hills and Kodaikanal Golf Club, make up for an unforgettableabode.

    Green Acres Resort is an flawless vacation spot of the city. Green Valley View Point, Pillar Rocks and Silver Cascade Falls are the famous tourist  spots that can be reached within 15 minutes from the hotel.Resort is 1.2 km from Kodai Lake and 4 km from Kodai Museum. The Kodai Bus Station is a 10-moment walk. The Kodai Railway Station is 110 km away while the Madurai Airport is 125 km away.

    For accommodations there are 37 wel designed rooms in the resort that are delegated Honeymoon Cottage, Royal Suite, Deluxe Room, Executive Deluxe Room and Standard Room.

    Activities and Amenities:

    • Travel Desk
    • Spa
    • Play Area
  • 15Bison Wells Jungle Lodge

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    If rustic and cut off is what you want your holiday at Kodaikanal to be, then opt to stay at Bison Wells Jungle Lodge. Located on the Camp George Compound at Puthukad hill, the Bison wells Jungle Lodges are what you would call, the most basic accomodations. There is no electricity, Fan, Tv, AC or running water, the idea is that you stay in the company of nature alone!

    As charming as basics can get the accommodations are made out mud and wood and present a jaw dropping view of the misty valleys. The food is available on call and if reports are to be believed, is something right out of a dream gourmet.