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4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Lake Road, Kodaikanal 624101, India
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The Carlton
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Ranked #5 of 67 Hotels in Kodaikanal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Superbly located near the lake....beautiful view from the room.. Had a very relaxing stay.. Staff very courteous.... North indian food taste not quite good.. One suggestion .. Please provide some burning wood outside in the garden so that people can sit and enjoy a coffee there atleast during evening hours as it becomes quite cold at that time.. Overall a... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a very good experience we had during our 3 nights package. We really got Value For Money. The rooms are excellent and so is the service overall i.e. room/dining/boating and sightseeing. Sine it was off season we felt we were getting VIP treatment. Everything is meticulously planned out and executed.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is situated in the misty hill station overlooking a pretty lake. The hotel is professionally run and caters for families with children. They offer a variety of entertainment like boating, cycling, horse riding and bingo evenings by the fire place. They also have on-site facilities for younger children. A sightseeing tour and boat ride is included in your... More 

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krahejahospitality, Manager at The Carlton, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for staying with and for your appreciative comments on the hotel, its facilities and location. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. It would be a great motivation for The Carlton team when I share your review with them. We eagerly look forward to welcoming you on your next visit.... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited this hotel with my family during summer. We had a truly memorable stay. The rooms, decor and service are all amazing; the location is excellent and peaceful. Food was good; there is plenty to do in and around the resort. Highly recommended.

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krahejahospitality, Manager at The Carlton, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for your positive comments and recommendation. We look to your next visit to The Carlton. With warm regards, M.Christopher K DGM More 

New Delhi, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I think the best hotel in kodai. Just off the lake. With all facilities (children play area, kids play room, pool table, shuttle, T.T. foosball, cyclying etc etc. Lake is just behind the resort and they have their own dock and boats( you may need to book in advance). While we were there the hotel organised bonfire and housie game... More 

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krahejahospitality, Manager at The Carlton, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are glad to know that you enjoyed your stay with us, We have taken cognizance of you comments both appreciative and suggestive. We thank you for staying with us and we look forward to your next visit. With warm regards, M.Christopher K DGM More 

Sydney, Australia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

If there is a hotel that blends eastern hospitality with English efficiency it has to be the carlton. We had two wonderful days and wished we had stayed longer. First hotel in India which offered Free services...like tours, shikara rides, fruit and pastries at arrival with your choice of tea. it was like visiting your favourite aunt who would dote... More 

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krahejahospitality, Manager at The Carlton, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are elated on seeing your highly appreciative comments of the hotel and its facilities. It will serve as a great motivation for team Carlton. We thank you and look forward to your next visit. With warm regards, M.Christopher K DGM More 

kenya
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I visited this hotel on christmas day. I was highly impressed by the decor, ambience and service...5 stars all the way. The bar , end of the road is truly a class of its own. My friend and i had a lovely time there, the bar tenders are polite and helpful. Loved the extra touch of platters of salad and... More 

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krahejahospitality, Manager at The Carlton, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are glad to hear that you and your friend had a pleasant experience at the bar. We are sure that you would find our rooms cosy & comfortable and would enjoy the view of the lake from the room balcony as well as your stay with us. We hope you would stay with us in the near... More 

tvm
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I visited kodaikanal the hillstation situated in TN with my wife and daughter in first week of nov 2014. as usual I checked with tripadvisor and zeroed in on to this hotel since my intention was to stay near the lake which is the star attraction of kodai.on reaching the top near lake I found it little difficult to choose... More 

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krahejahospitality, Manager at The Carlton, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for taking time to share your experiences and positive comments on the services and facilities on this public forum. It’s true that the walk or cycling around the 4.6 kms lake is best enjoyed in the early mornings or early evenings. I will share your appreciation with the team Carlton and am sure that it... More 

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7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This is a well managed property. Great Location. Friendly staff and good service. The restaurant served good food, the service was excellent. The exclusive boating service provided by the hotel is good. Travelled with family during X Mas vacation. Overall a relaxing holiday !!

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krahejahospitality, Manager at The Carlton, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for choosing to stay with us during Christmas and for your positive comments. We look forward to welcoming you on your next visit. With warm regards, M.Christopher K DGM More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Best Service all the staff are very co operative and warm. Food quality and taste both excellent. I had a memorable experience and i would recommend when ever we get time we should visit. It is right on the lake with excellenat view from all the rooms and lot of activities like cycling, boating,

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krahejahospitality, Manager at The Carlton, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Jain, We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and we thank you for your positive comments. We look forward to your next visit in the near future. With warm regards, M.Christopher K DGM More 

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Address: Lake Road, Kodaikanal 624101, India
Location: India > Tamil Nadu > Kodaikanal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Carlton 4*
Number of rooms: 91
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Also Known As:
The Carlton Hotel Kodaikanal
Carlton Hotel Kodaikanal
Carlton Kodaikanal
Hotel Style:
#2 Spa Hotel in Kodaikanal
#3 Family Hotel in Kodaikanal
#3 Romantic Hotel in Kodaikanal

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