About hotels in Kodaikanal
What makes a Hotel stay in Kodaikanal unique
Your Kodaikanal hotel booking online
is your initiation into the world of unbeatable natural beauty of the Palani hills, breathtaking sights of cascading waterfalls, and hiking across meandering rivers. Located at an elevation of 7000 feet, this 'Princess of Hills' is around 120 kilometres northwest of Madurai, 162 kilometre from Munnar and 169 kilometre from Coimbatore. Book your hotels in Kodaikanal
to get a feel of this beautiful hill station established by the early American missionaries in 1800s. Being home to a very unique shrub called Nella Kurunji in the native language, this lilac-blue blossom flowers only once in twelve years and makes this naturally gifted hill station appear like a Van Gogh canvas, and your Kodaikanal hotel booking
is just the start of an intimate experience with nature and peace. The azure waters of the star shaped man-made Kodaikanal Lake, is one of the high points in the itinerary of every traveller, besides Bryant Park, Coaker's Walk, Bear Shola Falls, Silver Cascade and Pillar Rocks.
Why make your Kodaikanal Hotel booking with Yatra
Experience heritage and luxury at The Tamara, a 1840s bungalow owned by a British District Judge with picturesque views of the valleys and forest or get a feel of the Colonial charm and 5-star luxury at The Carlton which is located on the banks of the Kodaikanal Lake. 4-stars like Green Pastures - A Hill Country Resort Kodaikanal
, Hotel Kodai International, Kodai Resort and 3-stars Hotel Jai, Hotel Grand Palace are perfect budget accommodations for business travellers, honeymooners, couples and families alike. Yatra’s vast repositoryy of hotels serve all travellers not only from a budget point of view, but offer them a stay that is in proximity to all the attractions. Yatra’s Clean Pass tag ensures that the hotel under that umbrella meets WHO’s a highest hygiene standard and safety regulations by following all the COVID protocols. Moreover most of these hotels also have the Smart Choice tag, that promises the guests a range of eight amenities including Free Cancellation, Money Back Guarantee, Priority Helpline, 24X7 Room Service, to name a few. For a couple who wishes to spend some quality time with each other, and are looking for a holiday in the lap of nature, Yatra has tagged certain hotels as couple friendly to ensure a hassle-free check-in and comfortable stay for unmarried couples.
Moreover, these couple-friendly hotels offer a discount of up to 40% when the guests use the discount coupon code TOGETHER40 while making the Kodaikanal hotel booking online. There are a range of offers running in the website that offer some fantastic discounts to all travellers. With promo code SUMMER21
the guests can save up to 50% on all domestic hotels. For Standard Chartered credit card holders, a flat 25% discount is on offer for all domestic hotel bookings. Besides this, in keeping with the current scenario Yatra also allows 100% free cancellation on your hotel bookings up to 24 hours before your trip. With all these benefits, booking hotels in Kodaikanal with Yatra makes perfect sense.
Safe & Hygienic Hotels in Kodaikanal to Stay During Coronavirus
, a unique initiative to provide safe and hygienic hotels for quarantine or self-isolation requirements. All these hotels are certified as Clean Pass, plus they follow all the COVID protocols laid down by the local as well as State government authorities. The hotel staffs are trained to maintain COVID protocols which includes wearing face masks and gloves at the times of service and always maintain social distancing. Thermal screening of both the guest and hotel staffs are done at all entry and exit points, besides the guests may be required to produce a negative RT-PCR/Rapid Antigen Test report at the time of check-In. In Kodaikanal , a vast repository of hotels including 5-stars, 4-stars, 3-stars as well as heritage hotels in Kodaikanal are included in this unique program. So, travellers can either choose the unparalleled hospitality of a 5-star or go for a budget accommodation, with the guarantee that all these hotels will adhere to WHO’s safety and hygiene standards. If you wish to isolate yourself in Kodaikanal, just head to Yatra's Hotel section and find the one suitable to you for a safe hygienic stay.
Kodaikanal Hotel Deals and Offers
While booking Kodaikanal hotels online the guests have access to a host of attractive offers and deals. These range from special festive discounts, short time or last minute deals, exclusive discounts on selected credit cards, long weekend stays as well as special deals on couple-friendly hotels in Kodaikanal
. There is a special offer currently running in the website which entitles you to a 50% discount on all domestic hotels where you just need to use the promo code SUMMER21. Moreover, Standard Chartered credit card holders can get a flat 25% discount on hotel bookings using the coupon code DIGISMART. For couples, along with the benefit of a couple-friendly hotel, they also can avail a discount of up to 40% off on selected hotels by using the coupon code TOGETHER40. Plus there are the assured add-ons of in-resort benefits like complimentary upgrades, extra meals or special discounts when travellers book their holidays with hotel chains like TAJ Hotels, Marriott Hotels, Sarovar Hotels and others. Lastly, keeping in mind the current scenario travellers can avail 100% free cancellation on select domestic hotels up to 24 hours before the trip.
Experiential Heritage Hotel stays in Kodaikanal
A luxury heritage experience in a Raj-era bungalow dating back to the 1840s and perched at 6500 feet above sea level, affording stunning views of the green Vaigai plains, that’s why a stay at the Tamara Kodai Resort
is second to none. Originally owned by British District Judge, Mr. Baynes, hence the name Baynes Bungalow, it was later sold to Father Louis Cyr in 1860. It served as a rest house for priests of Nagapattinam after restoration and renamed as La Providence.
The hotel is a walk into the world of the Raj-era architecture but also ensuring the guests are provided the best of luxury, comfort and hospitality. The hotel has tagged as Clean Pass, which ensures that it adheres to WHO’s current hygiene guidelines and safety standards and couples are assured of a hassle-free check in and relaxed stay as the hotels are tagged as couple-friendly. Idyllically located, this hotel is just 5 kilometres away from the attractions such as Kodaikanal Lake and about 4 kilometres from the Kodaikanal bus stand.
The hotel serves a fantastic range of both local delicacies and European dishes along with a diverse buffet to cater to the taste buds of all guests. La Providence is their main restaurant and is a part of the original building. Its lavish buffet which includes both international favourites and traditional Indian cuisine along with local cuisines. It also provides a live kitchen counter for guests who have a craving for fresh and hot food straight off the stove. The restaurant also has an à la carte menu for breakfast, lunch, and dinner for guests who would not like to go for the buffet spread. Bistro 1845 is the à la carte bistro and bar which serves both international and Indian cuisine and has a very vintage French-styled interior.
The hotel also maintains a 40 feet swimming pool which is temperature-controlled and located in the highest point of the property within an independent pavilion. Also, it provides trekking, cycling and heritage walk experiences for the guest if they so wish to avail the same. The Elevation Spa with its 5 fully-equipped massage rooms and wide variety of treatments ensure that your stay at the hotel is relaxed and you are completely rejuvenated.
The hotel is located about 140 kilometres away from the Madurai International Airport. The major attractions like the Bryant Park is 1 kilometres away, with Coaker's Walk being 2 kilometres, Kodaikanal Lake 5 kilometres, Silver Cascade fall 10 kilometres and Kurinji Andavar Temple 6 kilometres away from the hotel.
5 Star Hotel Stays in Kodaikanal
Offering world-class hospitality with state-of-the-art facilities and overlooking the shimmering waters of the Kodaikanal Lake, The Carlton Kodaikanal
is the perfect hotel for guests looking for a 5-star hotel in this naturally endowed hill station. Offering accommodations ranging from cottages, deluxe rooms and premium suites, The Carlton is perfect for couples, families and even solo travellers with their wide range of amenities and activities on offer.
While the hotel’s terrace gardens offers stunning views of the Kodaikanal Lake, the in-house restaurants and bars are some of the best in Kodaikanal. By virtue of being one of the most popular restaurants in Kodaikanal, The Silver Oak has maintained its standard of serving authentic local as well as international delicacies ranging from Italian, Chinese, Mexican and many more. Enjoy a dining experience with view of Kodaikanal Lake at their rooftop restaurant, The Terrace which also has live counters on selected days for pasta and barbecue. The hotel also has a quaint café, The Hearth Coffee Cafe complete with a fireplace and wooden flooring for those who need a warm cup of coffee while recounting their adventures in this beautiful hill station. For the ones who wish to unwind after an exciting day, the End of The Road is the in-house lounge bar that serves amazing cocktails, liqueurs and your favourite liquors.
The Carlton is a couple-friendly hotel, so unmarried couples can look forward to a very pleasant stay with a smooth check-in process arranged by the hotel staff who are cordial, and will look after all their needs. This hotel also features a spa for the rejuvenation of the body and mind as well as a well-equipped fitness centre to ensure a healthy stay. While the city centre is just 700 metres away, the railway station is located at a distance of 80 kilometre and Madurai International Airport is 135 kilometres away. With all major attractions in close vicinity, Bryant Park is just 700 meters, while Kodaikanal Lake is 2 kilometres, Liril Falls 4 kilometres, Sacred Heart College Museum 5 kilometres, Silver Cascade Falls 7 kilometres, and Pillar Rocks Viewpoint 7 kilometres away.
Couple Friendly Hotels in Kodaikanal
Offering panoramic views, short walks leading to the rocky outcrops, waterfalls and dense shola forest, Kodaikanal is a heaven for couples who wish spend quality time. This beautiful hill station has are a range of couple-friendly hotels which will appeal to tourists of all budgets. For those couples who are looking for a luxury stay, there are hotels like The Country Club Valley Vista Kodainakal
, Green Pastures - A Hill Country Resort while if someone is looking for luxury in budget there is Benzz Park Kodai. All these 4-star hotels along with being couple-friendly also have the Clean Pass tag to ensure the hygiene standards and safety regulations are met, while Benzz Park Kodai’s Smart Choice tag guarantees the amenities and hence make fantastic options for a lovely stay.
There is an array of 3-star hotels like Hotel Jai, The Peak Resorts, Hotel Pleasant Stay, Holiday Home Resort and Apple Valley Hotel Kodaikanal
which are all Couple-friendly plus governed by WHO’s highest hygiene standards by virtue of being tagged Clean Pass. While the first two hotels also have the Smart Choice tag, and guarantees to provide the eleven basic amenities.
The staffs at these hotels are cordial and will ensure a smooth check-in process and will also accept the local IDs. Moreover, the couples can take advantage of the discount code TOGETHER40 on selected hotels, avail a discount of up to 40%. Moreover, some of these hotels have a modern in-house spa to ensure a rejuvenating time for the couples. All these hotels are spread across the city centre and have great connectivity to most of the major attractions.
Budget Hotels in Kodaikanal
For travellers, be it backpackers, solo travellers, couples or families looking to explore the stunning natural beauty and trekking trails of Kodaikanal at a budget, there is a fantastic range of accommodation options to look forward to. For travellers who are looking for a budget of INR 3000 or less, there is Hotel Valley View Inn Kodaikanal
and Zacs Valley Resort which are good 3-star options. While the first has the Smart Choice tag that guarantees the eleven basic amenities, the second one has the Clean Pass to guarantee WHO’s highest hygiene standard, plus both hotels are couple-friendly.
For those tourists who are looking for an accommodation which is less than INR 2000, they can go for Aarem Valley Castle, Hotel Rifaya, Hotel Grand Palace and Hotel Seven Roads Grand Inn which are all very good 3-star options. These hotels have Yatra’s Clean Pass tag so the guests can be guaranteed adherence to WHO’s hygiene and safety standards, and are also couple-friendly, so a hassle-free check-in is assured for couples. Plus the first two hotels have the Smart Choice tag that promises the eleven basic amenities. All these hotels are in near vicinity to all the major attractions, so the travellers are guaranteed the feel of a complete holiday within their respective budgets.
Hotels near Popular Landmarks of Kodaikanal
Though it is one of the popular hill stations in the Southern part of India, it gets less attention compared to Ooty and Munnar, so travellers who are looking for a tranquil little place amidst nature, this place can be a perfect pick. Kodai Lake, Coaker's Walk, Pillar Rocks, Silver Cascade, Moir Point, Dolphin's Nose, Bear Shola Falls, Bryant Park and Guna Cave are some of the major attraction in Kodaikanal. While Kodaikanal Lake is a man made, star-shaped lake built under the supervision of Sir Vere Henry Levinge in 1863, Coaker's Walk is a 1-kilometer paved pedestrian path that was constructed by Lt. Coaker in 1872, and one that offers a panoramic view of the valleys and plains. While these are gifts of the Raj era, Pillar Rocks, Silver Cascade, Dolphin's Nose are nature’s gifts to the hill station. A set of three giant rock pillars which stand 400 feet high, Pillar Rocks are majestic and offer stunning views. One of the most scenic places in this hill station, the Dolphin's Nose is a flat rock projecting out at 6600 feet. With water gushing down a height of about 180 foot, Silver Cascade is a sight to behold. Hotels like Hotel Kodai International
, Great trails kodaikanal by GRT Hotels, Kodai Resort are fantastic 4-star accommodation options which are in near vicinity to the attractions.
While all the 3 hotels are under the Clean Pass umbrella show a strict adherence to WHO’s safety regulations and hygiene standards, the first two have the Smart Choice tag that guarantees the guests a range of eleven amenities. The later 2 are tagged as couple-friendly hotels where couples can have a comfortable stay with their loved one. Others like 3-star Hotel Jem Valley Kodaikanal
, Holiday Home Resort and Elephant Valley all have the Clean Pass and couple-friendly tags while Hotel Jem Valley is a Smart Choice hotel. All these hotels are within different budget range and are some fantastic choice for all travellers.