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The Carlton

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Lake Road, Kodaikanal 624101, India
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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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Chennai (Madras), India
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel is well located on the banks of the famous kodai lake. The rooms are lake view with big balcony. The cleanliness and the services provided are simply awesome. Me and my family has thoroughly enjoyed the stay. Its been a great memory you can take back after the stay.

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed there with family for 3 days. Service was excellent and included housekeeping and room cleaning almost twice a day. Restaurant food was good. The balcony of each room which overlooks the lake is extremely large. Boat club and local shopping walkable distance.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was excited to stay in carlton going through the review.. I booked the Room Online. The service of free Shikara and wifi (for 30 mins) I am still waiting to get after 3 days of check out. No one bothered to check the same. Room was booked for double occupancy. The toiletries were provided for Single. Room Condition was... More 

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a great place to be with family, though I saw many newly wedded couples. It is a wonderful place. The location is also good, although the travelling time and the route may be quite uneasy for some. Most of the rooms have a lake-facing view. The food was okay according to me.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful Place, Great Location & the rooms are big enough and spacious with a lake view big balcony. Best I like about Carlton is the ambience and sitting area where they put fire in the center of their sitting area. Good staff , good food, everything is perfect.

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new delhi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In love with this place. This is the ONLY property which is bang on the Kodai Lake and almost ALL the rooms have a lake view facing facade. Situated right next to the famous Kodaikanal International School its a property you would love. The staff is professional and they have everything you need on board. Gym , bar , dining... More 

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Tirunelveli, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been a great fan of this hotel but off late i think the management has changed and it is slowly starting to show its 3 star standards,Still the prices have gone up rooms r still the old self no improvements or maintenance. Food and service which was its highlights are also loosing their charm with very clumsy staffing.Sad... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have stayed in many good hotels in kodai. Kodai international is by far the best in hospitality and external space and environment and atleast 30 to 40 percent cheaper as compared to Carlton. There was no parking space for all the guests. Had to park outside on the street.Around 8000 rupees, no free wifi and data reception is very poor... More 

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

Had visited for lunch and chose 'End of Road' in place of buffet restaurant in Carlton's. Outstanding lake facing location we spent couple of hours for a drink and some snacks for lunch. Very few items on menu but service was very poor. It is only 5 star hotel in Kodaikanal but had no grill for the sandwich, ordinary veg... More 

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krahejahospitality, Manager at The Carlton, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you visiting The End of the Road for your lunch and for your comments which has been passed on to the executive chef who has initiated the necessary corrective action and you would find the difference on your next visit. We wish to bring to your kind notice that The end of the Road is our... More 

Ernakulam, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Amazing place.... Prime location.... Superb rooms... Well maintained, neat and tidy.... Excellent and professional service..... Excellent food... Good spread.... Lot of activities, especially the club room.... Excellent place to chill out... Hats off to the management....

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Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us and for your appreciative comments on the facilities and services of the hotel. We eagerly look forward to welcoming you on your next visit to The Carlton. With warm regards, M.Christopher K DGM More 

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