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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
pratibha46 Sydney, Australia
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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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Sydney, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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kenya
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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tvm
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10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Noida, India
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9 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This review is based on our limited experience of a lunch on 24.12.14. The hotel is very nicely located with full frontal view of Kodai lake, ample car space, vast lawns, spacious lobby and to top it all, sumptuous food at a very reasonable price. The staff are well trained and courteous. Worth a visit.

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Hyderabad
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Had been to The Carlton with my wife and 15 month old daughter to celebrate our anniversary. And not only was it a relaxing holiday in Kodaikanal's serene beauty.... but also a luxurious one as the management at The Carlton left no stone unturned to pamper us with chocolates, excellent spread of food and utmost good service. The hotel is... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Our stay in Carlton was enjoyable.We had taken Honeymoon package for 2nights3days and it was a great value for money.The staff were friendly and courteous.We would definitely recommend Carlton for anybody who visits Kodai

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Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at Carlton for two nights ( December 14-15, 2014). Hotel staff as well as management provided an excellent service. Location and view from the hotel is phenomenal. Excellent food too. All the staff was very courteous and eager to please us. Hotel is well maintained. We would stay at this place if we visit Kodaikanal again in future.

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

The quality of service and the ever-present eagerness to anticipate and cater to the needs and wishes of guests was of the highest order. My special requests sent in advance thru Booking.com had been noted carefully by the Hotel Management in advance and customization of the menus to suit me was a most agreeable experience. In the midst of universal... 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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