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The Carlton

Certificate of Excellence
Lake Road, Kodaikanal 624101, India
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Ranked #5 of 67 Hotels in Kodaikanal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fantastic location, wonderful service and nicely maintained rooms. You can spend hours sitting in the green area, facing Lake and enjoying nature. The climate and beauty of Kodai is un comparable. Though there are few local sight seeing points, but most of them are wastage of time. One should sail in the lake or just be by side of it.... More 

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Mumbai
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125 reviews 125 reviews
23 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Though i went and stayed years ago at this hotel, but i couldnt stop myself from writing this review. I found the hotel as the best. The location is just amazing right across the lake. Very good hotel. Its a Raheja property (Developer from Mumbai). i would definately go and stay here when i go back again.

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krahejahospitality, Manager at The Carlton, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for staying with us and for your appreciative comments. We look forward to your next visit to delight you with our hospitality. With warm regards, M.Christopher K DGM More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Grt romantic place to be i juZ love the location of the hotel n staff is very friendly n helpful I love the connection of the hotel with the lake the shikara ride on the river is very memorable loved it

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krahejahospitality, Manager at The Carlton, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and we thank you for your comments. We look forward to welcoming you on your next visit With warm regards, M.Christopher K DGM More 

Madurai, India
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not what it used to be!! location is a super advantage, the room this time was cramped and was able to hear sounds and noise from the adjacent room during my entire stay! The service was good as usual. Food is the best in kodai..

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krahejahospitality, Manager at The Carlton, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us and for for your appreciation and suggestions which we shall address. We look forward to welcoming you on your next visit, when you will have a pleasant stay with us. With warm regards, M.Christopher K DGM More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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krahejahospitality, Manager at The Carlton, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are happy to know that you had a relaxed stay with us and we thank you for your comments both appreciative and suggestive. We have taken cognizance of your suggestions and the necessary action would be initiated. With warm regards, M.Christopher K DGM More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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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krahejahospitality, Manager at The Carlton, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us and for your appreciative comments. We look forward to welcoming you on your next visit and to delight you with our hospitality. M.Christopher K DGM More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

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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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

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 January 30, 2015

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
13 helpful votes 13 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 

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