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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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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Ever thought of going to Hill station like Kodai and staying near bus stand? You can if you are in war mode to conquer all places in a day but if your priority is to stay peacefully in the warmth of the nature basking in the glory of sun amidst grassy lawns in front a beautiful lake then this could... More 

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23 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had first stayed at Carlton on our honeymoon, seven long years back. Revisited it during the summer of 2015. Everything about this place is still phenomenal. Restaurant service, Quality of Food, Upkeep and A to Z of this property. Stay here to create some very happy memories.

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46 reviews 46 reviews
12 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed in this hotel with family from 28th to 30th April. Only 5 star hotel in kodai located next to kodai lake is a class of its own. Check in was fast, we stayed in room no 511 which is on the second floor gives a beautiful view of the lake. Rooms are well furnished with a additional sofa cum... More 

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Amravati, India
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed in this hotel for 3 nights. Two senior citizens, my daughter with two grandchildren of 9 yrs each. We just loved this place. Interconnecting rooms made our family stay more enjoyable. The location, the view, ambience,food, play area for children, cleanliness and on top of it courteous staff: everything was superb. The charges are a bit on higher... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We travelled to this beautiful town Kodaikanal. We stopped at the Carlton restaurant to have some quick lunch. The view was great to see the lake and the nature around. However I have been completely disppointed and surprised by the staff restaurant's behaviour. We ordered a beer and 3 chicken sandwiches. Everything was going fine until we went to pay... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There is a reason y u pay them the big bucks, honey! The service, the staff, the place - Carlton is one of the best ! Stayed there for 2 days and I had pangs of melancholy as I said good bye to the place ! U ll love it! And u will actually miss the place when u leave... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Obviously The Carlton is a hotel in kodai you have to experience at least once. We managed to stay just at the end of the low season, so got a good price and hotel was empty. However the busier it got, the less attentive the staff were and the less staff there seemed to be strangely. However, the hotel is... More 

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our stay in Carlton was very very pleasant!! It was worth!! Ambience is awesome!! Food is delicious!! Staff is the best (especially Mr Anand)!! Everyone is very helpful!! I would like to thank the security staff who took us to the hospital when my daughter got hurt badly!! Thank you!!

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For the good friday long weekend we planned a trip to Kodaikanal. After checking the reviews for hotels the obvious choice was The Carlton . Breaking down the entire review in following points. 1. Booking : Easy , Did online booking no hassle . 2. Check In : Its right on the lake road so finding it is not at... More 

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good location in the edge of Kodai Lake and had a nice buffet BF and dinner, neat and clean rooms which are specious for family of two kidS!! Nice Hotel and their half day tour was well organized and their room service need improvement

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