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Sinclairs Retreat Ooty

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Gorishola Road,, Ooty 643001, India
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Ranked #17 of 71 hotels in Ooty
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
R_P_INAMDAr Bangalore, India
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bangalore, India
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

i stayed here with my family, Good hotel located away from the Ooty City, very calm and cool ambient. Good to take a break from hectic work schedules. Management should concentrate bit more on the facilities provided in room bathrooms. Shower curtain a basic essential thing is missing, towel and cloth hanger is missing.Rooms could have been little more bigger.... More

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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice hotel to reside,views were amazing,but u have very less option for food(but good) and is quiet expensive and again u have no alternative... if u go for bar ->very less option,... hospitality,interiors,food altogether,....all i rate is 4/5,but 1) the travel agency charge much more than market price 2)room temperature is totally centralized n completely controlled by them..very disappointing... More

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GM_Sinclairs_Ooty, General Manager at Sinclairs Retreat Ooty, responded to this review

Dear Anand, Thank you for choosing to stay at Sinclairs Retreat Ooty and for your positive comments on Tripadvisor. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our premium room with the views of the mountains and the valley. It is great to hear that you liked our garden as we take a lot of care to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Anyone going for relaxing can opt for this hotel. We stayed for 3 nights during march.We had a early check-in and since the rooms were available we were shown both deluxe and premium rooms. The premium rooms are good with good valley view. The garden is perfect for nature lovers. The staffs are courteous and good. We are veggies- and... More

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GM_Sinclairs_Ooty, General Manager at Sinclairs Retreat Ooty, responded to this review

Dear Anand, Thank you for your very kind review on Tripadvisor which would help future guests too. Glad you loved the view, location, our service, the souvenir shop and the food. As you mentioned, Sinclairs Retreat Ooty is indeed a good hotel in you are in a relaxing mood. It is perfect for those who are in search of tranquil... More

Bangalore, India
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a family of 6 people and we had a wonderful time around this well maintained property!. Breakfast Buffet was well spread and their dosa's and idli's were very hot and fresh! There Garden area is one place where you can chill and relax during mornings or evenings. Rooms are very cozy and we had asked for extra bed... More

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GM_Sinclairs_Ooty, General Manager at Sinclairs Retreat Ooty, responded to this review

Dear Sil, Thank you for writing a lovely review appreciating the views, food, service and maintenance of our hotel. We are indeed blessed to be both close to the city, yet far from the crowds offering beautiful views of the Niligiri mountains and the Ooty valley. The entire team at Sinclairs is happy to read your comments. It works as... More

Chennai (Madras), India
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Summer just creeped in & my Son just finished his exams, so it was time for a Family Holiday. We booked at Sinclairs & drove down to the hills(my first experience). The Hotel has a splendid view as it is very close to Dodapetta peak, The highest point in South India. Awesome View, Superb Service, Good Food, Nice Recreation... More

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GM_Sinclairs_Ooty, General Manager at Sinclairs Retreat Ooty, responded to this review

Dear Raj, Thank you for choosing to stay at Sinclairs Retreat Ooty and for your positive comments. The views from our hotel are spectacular with the Blue Mountains and the Ooty valley, and we are glad you enjoyed this. I have conveyed your appreciation of our service to the staff at the hotel and they are delighted. We hope to... More

bangalore
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed with my family for 2 nights. Liked every bit. Staff are good, food is also great specially buffet breakfast, rooms are modern. On request we were given garden view room. They have a well kept garden and a nice activity zone at the lowest level. My son enjoyed a lot. Thank you Team Sinclairs ooty for making our... More

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GM_Sinclairs_Ooty, General Manager at Sinclairs Retreat Ooty, responded to this review

Dear Naggy, We are so glad that you had a memorable holiday at Ooty, and thank you for taking the time out to post a review. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed every bit of your stay including the rooms, food, service and views from our hotel. Almost all our guests love Tic Tac Toe - our... More

bangalore
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Checked in on 1st April for a 2N/3D package however ended up extending my stay for another day as me and my family loved this place. The property is in an excellent location with beautiful gardens. The view from the room is excellent. I was initially in a room in the 3rd floor with windows facing the jungle. We had... More

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GM_Sinclairs_Ooty, General Manager at Sinclairs Retreat Ooty, responded to this review

Dear Adven_Tourister, Thank you for posting your review after your recent visit to Sinclairs Ooty, and for appreciating the wonderful views, the food and the service. April is indeed a good time to visit Ooty, because the weather is pleasant, the flowers are blooming and the days are sunny! We love the photos you have posted, thanks for sharing them.... More

Bangalore, India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was very happy with the kind of welcome the staffs gave with a welcome drink. The hotel rooms are very neat and clean. They look very sophisticated in a way with Mountain and Valley view on two different place. The food is good but need to add some more items to the Menu. Overall it was a great experience... More

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GM_Sinclairs_Ooty, General Manager at Sinclairs Retreat Ooty, responded to this review

Dear Floyd, Thank you for your recent review of our property. The positive words are a pleasure to read! Thank you for appreciating our hotel rooms, and we are glad that you had a memorable stay. We are located far away from the crowds of Ooty, with beautiful views of the Nilgiri Hills. And, that's why people visit us, to... More

Bangalore, India
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent location with a very good view of the valley. The garden is full of different flowers and a great place to walk around. Average food for the price being charged but the service in the restaurant is good. The room is not that great and has some issues - - We got a room (120) which did not have... More

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GM_Sinclairs_Ooty, General Manager at Sinclairs Retreat Ooty, responded to this review

Dear Mailsanto, Thank you for posting your review on Tripadvisor. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our garden with the beautiful flowers. We have planted a lot of flowers that help beautify our garden and make the space more welcoming. Yes, the views from our hotel are spectacular - unmatched with any other hotel in the region. That's... More

Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Before anything else I would like to address the hotel management. Folks Please Do Not disregard the review comments given by the traveler. I see some of the response from hotel saying "This is one of the case or this is not our typical service. Either be perfect or do not pretend. We booked this hotel in advance and informed... More

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GM_Sinclairs_Ooty, General Manager at Sinclairs Retreat Ooty, responded to this review

Dear Tapas, Thank you for taking the time to post your review on Tripadvisor. It is disappointing to read your comments and please accept our apologies. Kindly read our feedback to your comments below: Room #318 and #218 are on the left hand side wing of the hotel. Those rooms have a better view than the right side wing rooms... More

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Additional Information about Sinclairs Retreat Ooty

Also Known As:
Sinclairs Retreat Ooty Hotel
Sinclairs Retreat Ooty Hotel Ootacamund
Sinclairs Retreat Ooty India
Address: Gorishola Road,, Ooty 643001, India
Location: India > Tamil Nadu > Ooty
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#11 Family Hotel in Ooty
#21 Romantic Hotel in Ooty
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sinclairs Retreat Ooty 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Enveloped by the clouds at 8000 feet and located exactly where the "Queen of Nilgiris" was discovered, Sinclairs Retreat Ooty is the highest located hotel in South India and unquestionably the best located hotel in Ooty. The hotel has 79 rooms and suites, and two villas with interiors that are modern and charming. The luxurious rooms are equipped with tea/coffee makers and cable TV. The valley view rooms offer stunning views.The resort is equipped with an array of facilities. This includes a Wi-Fi enabled reception area overlooking a three level-landscaped garden, Deluxe, Superior, Premium Suites and Deluxe/Honeymoon suite, conference and meeting facilities; three halls - Regal, The Windsor and The Summit and an open area - The Terrace. Fine dining at Pine n' Petal, a multicuisine restaurant, The Portico, a coffee bar for beverages and snacks, and High Point Bar, a stylish bar and a cool cocktail lounge.The highlight of the property is a vibrant entertainment and recreation zone with indoor badminton, pool table, table tennis, board games, video games, kids play area, library and lounge. Moreover, the hotel comprises of a fitness centre with gym, steam, sauna, and spa. ... more   less 
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