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The Carnival Resort

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Naidupuram, Kodaikanal 624101, India
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Ranked #10 of 72 Hotels in Kodaikanal
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
Subramanian P Chennai
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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7 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Rooms were fantastic. Very spacious. Lesson for some hotel who are charging sky high for tiny rooms and developing their hotel website fake. So this hotel carnival, rooms were so good. But the food quality was only average. I am wondering how come lot of people saying excellent breakfast. A Tamil Nadu guy can easily judge a taste of his... More 

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Thane, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hospitality was this Hotel was awesome. Though bit away from lake the ambiance of this Hotel is really amazing...The staff is very Courteous, polite and approachable. Extremely Safe environment even for female.The food was really awesome...the entire stay was worth every penny...

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Thecarnival2015, General Manager at The Carnival Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We were delighted to be your chosen hotel during your recent stay. We are humbled by your appreciation and Services as intended by our Team. It is always wonderful when one of our own do something so memorable that the guest remembers and recognizes them for such great service in a public forum such as Trip Advisor We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Superb hotel. Nice view from balcony. Good hospitality. Nice food. Excellent hotel for cheap price. The room was quite good. Surroundings are simply amazing. But the hotel is little far away from kodaikanal lake. Approximately 2kms. Overall good.

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Thecarnival2015, General Manager at The Carnival Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We were delighted to be your chosen hotel during your recent stay. We are humbled by your appreciation and Services as intended by our Team. We look forward to seeing you again hopefully, in the near future. Please let us know if there is anything you need on your next visit to make your visit to The Carnival... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for 3 days, the rooms are neat with basic facilities.the hotel is clean. service is prompt. Its a bit faraway(2km) from the centre town and kodai lake but the distance is worth it because the city centre is polluted. this location is awesome and worth staying far away. Hotel has a cab service to take you to the... More 

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Thecarnival2015, General Manager at The Carnival Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest! Thank you for your kind words! We are glad that you enjoyed your days with us; we value your business, and would like to address your concerns as quickly as possible. Thank you again, for your honest feedback. I hope to have the pleasure of serving you again in the future. Sincerely, General Manager More 

Chennai (Madras), India
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Stayed here while on a weekend getaway to Kodaikanal with friends. The rooms were clean and the hotel is fairly easily accessible, although it might be about a couple of KMs away from the lake. We had a car and so this was no issue. One problem I had was that there were no fans in the rooms and we... More 

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Thecarnival2015, General Manager at The Carnival Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest! Thank you for your kind words! We are glad that you enjoyed your days with us; we value your business, and would like to address your concerns as quickly as possible. Thank you again, for your honest feedback. I hope to have the pleasure of serving you again in the future. Sincerely, General Manager More 

Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Hi I am Pappathy I had stayed for 2 days I was bothered about the service , but I was really happy about the service , service was really prompt . the only problem is we god 1/2 and hour delay in check in process because we went little bit earlier. staffs are good and and well behaved. the location... More 

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Thecarnival2015, General Manager at The Carnival Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We were delighted to be your chosen hotel during your recent stay. We are humbled by your appreciation and Services as intended by our Team. We look forward to seeing you again hopefully, in the near future. Please let us know if there is anything you need on your next visit to make your visit to The Carnival... More 

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at hotel carnival it was pleasant stay room was fine and comfortable.... Only disappointment was their staff as they are extremely slow if you order just coffee be prepared to wait for 1.5hrs and also breakfast hrs the waiters just cant handle if lot of people.. Moreover, the staff is not careful we left in morning to see... More 

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Thecarnival2015, General Manager at The Carnival Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to tell us why our service failed to meet your expectations. Since there was local festival many of our staff had taken leave We value your business, and would like to address your concerns as quickly as possible. It is my goal to restore your confidence in our company by solving this... More 

Chennai (Madras), India
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Hi I am Meena, I have been stayed in Carnival for 2 days nice hotel all staff are very good really Mr Prakash in resturant and workers in restaurant work very hard and there are help us lot. really nice hotel with nice view and staff , surely I will recommend this hotel .

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Thecarnival2015, General Manager at The Carnival Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We were delighted to be your chosen hotel during your recent stay. We are humbled by your appreciation and Services as intended by our Team. We look forward to seeing you again hopefully, in the near future. Please let us know if there is anything you need on your next visit to make your visit to The Carnival... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We stayed here from 9th to 11th May'15, the view from balcony is mind-blowing. Perfect spot for a relaxed vacation. About the stay - Excellent rooms, cleanliness, Quick room service, good hospitality from check-in to check-out. Restaurant - Food is 'Okay', the restaurant is full of houseflies and dirty table cloth

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Thecarnival2015, General Manager at The Carnival Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest! Thank you for your kind words! We are glad that you enjoyed your days with us; we value your business, and would like to address your concerns as quickly as possible. Thank you again, for your honest feedback. I hope to have the pleasure of serving you again in the future. Sincerely, General Manager More 

Chennai (Madras), India
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Hi I am Ratha stayed in carnival for 2 days , this is really nice hotel where we had enjoy all families like Childrens park , lake , coackers walk and kuruji temple. we are very happy about the service of F & B and Food Quality ,Food was really delicious and we enjoyed our stay

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Thecarnival2015, General Manager at The Carnival Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We were delighted to be your chosen hotel during your recent stay. We are humbled by your appreciation and Services as intended by our Team. We look forward to seeing you again hopefully, in the near future. Please let us know if there is anything you need on your next visit to make your visit to The Carnival... More 

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