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The Carlton

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Lake Road, Kodaikanal 624101, India
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Ranked #6 of 67 Hotels in Kodaikanal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Kodaikanal is a hill station in Tamil Nadu which takes quite some time to drive to. The problem is that the road up is very, very windy and Kodaikanal is 7,000 ft up the mountain, It is two way traffic but you have to have faith in your Indian driver who may appear to be driving crazily but it is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited The Carlton Kodaikanal with my family of five members on the first of August 20014. The location,the view, the ambiance, the food, the hospitality, the club house, readiness of the staff to assist gusts at all levels and the service with genuine smile has made my trip truly awesome and most memorable one.i have been to the carlton... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Carlton claims to be the best hotel in Kodaikanal, and it probably is. It is a good hotel, and does the basics well. It has an excellent location, right in the heart of Kodaikanal and right in front of the Lake, as well as close to the shops. The rooms are spacious and all of them have a balcony... More

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Coimbatore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Good hotel, very near the lake, in fact overlooking the lake. Food is buffet for lunch and dinner as well, which was a major let down. The food was not great even. Room service is pretty damaging on the wallet. Good service though. Activities can be less costly and available round the clock.

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krahejahospitality, Manager at The Carlton, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Binoy, Thank you for staying with us and for your comments. We have taken cognizance of your suggestive comments and necessary corrective action has been taken. You can be rest assured that on we hope to exceed your expectations on your next visit. Regards M.Christopher K DGM More

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

If you are planning a family trip to Kodaikanal, you must stay ONLY in Carlton. Yes it is slightly expensive but for a Five star property it is worth. service is good, location is best (2 min walk from lake), food is good. i have visited Kodai almost 3 times and every time i stayed in Carlton and felt same... More

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krahejahospitality, Manager at The Carlton, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Ashok, We were indeed privileged to have you staying at The Carlton. Thank you for taking time off to evaluate our facilities and services. We are looking forward to welcoming you on your next visit. Regards M.Christopher K DGM More

Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

we had a two days stay in this hotel. the lake view was too good. They had their boating of their own. Their service and food was excellent. THE WAY THE FOG COVERED THE LAKE WAS BREATHTAKING. They have very good play area for kids.

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krahejahospitality, Manager at The Carlton, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for your complimentary comments of our services and facilities which motivate us to extend even greater services to our guests. Regards M.Christopher K More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Lake view rooms .....Great Scenery .....Lovely Place....This is really very great experience at kodaikanal Lake. This place is very peaceful and romantic. we have visited the Hotel ....it is really privilege to visit this hotel.

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krahejahospitality, Manager at The Carlton, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Piyush, We thank you for staying with us and for your appreciative comments. Do give us another opportunity to serve you. Regards M.Christopher K DGM More

Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Great location. I stayed here many times with a big family group everytime. This is a great hideway n makes u go here again n again.The best thing about this tranquil hideway is its location. it captures 360 degree view of kodai lake n almost all rooms overlook the scenic lake n u need not feel to go out from... More

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krahejahospitality, Manager at The Carlton, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Viju, We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay and thank you for your comments. It is our endeavor to keep upgrading our facilities to meet the expectations of our guests. We are eagerly looking forward to welcoming you on your next visit. Regards M.Christopher K DGM More

New Delhi, Delhi, India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

The beginning was horrible! We had booked a lake-view superior room and at check-in, we were allotted a horrible room in one dingy corner of the hotel and overlooking the rear into someone's toilet!. Only on taking up the matter with our agent back in New Delhi, were we shifted to a beautiful lake side room, which meant that such... More

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krahejahospitality, Manager at The Carlton, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your positive and suggestive comments. Your concerns have been taken up with the Front Office Manager and corrective action has been initiated. Rest assured your next will be comfortable and we hope to exceed your expectations. Regards M.Christopher K More

Coimbatore, India
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We have stayed three days there, Its nice and so comfortable for us. Its so clean and peaceful.We enjoyed a lot.. Breakfast and dinner also superb. We will stay there if we will come to kodaikanal again.. They have picked us for scene sightning for half day,good. it will be awesome if it is full day

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your complimentary comments. We are looking forward to welcoming you on your next visit. 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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