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“Value for Money” 4 of 5 bubbles
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TTDC Hotel
Ranked #26 of 78 Hotels in Ooty
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19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Value for Money”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2014

This hotel is just near to the commercial road in ooty which is the main market and in a walkable distance from the botanical garden.

Rooms were decent and spacious.

Service was average.

Restaurant does not have full fledged menu, they provide only south indian meals for lunch while for dinner only 2/3 varieties of dishes are available but the food quality was good and cheaper than outside hotels.

Overall a great value for money.

Room Tip: Go for suite or penthouse if you can.
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  • Stayed February 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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6 Thank Dhairy
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2014

I checked in there on the boxing day of 2013. I called them just 30 minutes before the check in for a room for my family (wife and three kids) and they were happy to offer us a suite in the cottage since there was a cancellation. It was only Rs 2000 per night for that very spacious room. The suite has three inter connected rooms. On entering there is a big drawing room with sofa. The master bed room is very spacious. It has a 56 inch HD TV. There is a kids room with a single coat very next to the master bedroom. Very spacious bathroom with 24 hrs hot water. The restaurant serves healthy food. Hotel is very next to the tourist office. It has got ample parking. The lawn is very good for the children to play.
Cons: Online booking is full many weeks ahead in the busy days. Restaurant menu is limited. There is no clock room. Cleaning staff will enter the room only if we are there. No heating on the rooms. Staff shortage, Check out at 10 AM. Frequent power cuts. Laundry takes more than one day. Coffee will be available only by 6.30 AM. There is no coffee making machine/ kettle.

Room Tip: Ordinary double rooms are congested. Cottages and suite are cheap and spacious.
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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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6 Thank Gijothomas
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Lucknow
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98 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2013

Hotel tamilnadu ooty is good option for budget travellers in ooty..we stayed 2 times here pent house and deluxe garden facing rooms are good..room service is good..restaurant serves normal food bur there's mostly south indian food available..so we tried other good options for fooding..best thing is d location of hotel..

Room Tip: Try deluxe..
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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2 Thank Abhishek S
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Chennai (Madras), India
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12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2013

Since this is govt hotel, this is definitely not for people looking for luxury stay.

-> Location: very good. Located near to main market area. Few attractions like Botanical Garden and Ooty lake are located close by.
-> Hotel area: good. Though there is greenery all around, it could have been maintained little better
-> Room: good. I had taken penthouse. Room was very spacious with sofa, big LCD tv. Separate dining area. Bathtub. dressing room. The bad part is that, they had given two single bed instead of one double bed
-> Restaurant: ok. They have very limited option.
-> Service: definitely can be better

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
4 Thank akesha82
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Hyderabad, India
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9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2013

I stayed in TTDC 2 times, bed linen were smelling , bath rooms were not clean and room also smelly. I stayed for 2 nights later i moved to another hotel near by which i found very good with very little extra money. i dont suggest this hotel.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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7 Thank iamy2rams
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Bengaluru, India
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30 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2013

This is my second stay in this hotel and it seems the standard has fallen over the year. The room I selected is a basic room, but still it felt too basic.

The room was quite neat and clean, with a balcony that opens to the inside courtyard. The room had a cupboard, a tv and a kind of desk attached to the cupboard. The place looks nice but somehow feel like maintenance is not going on well. Another thing is in-spite the hotel saying its a double bed room, there were basically two single beds.

I felt the quilts could have been bit cleaner, or can be given inside wrapper. The room service is bit slow and a real irritation is that for any room service you have to pay then and there, rather than making a payment during checkout.

Another bad point is geyser only works in night which is real problem in cold areas. Also they provided only one soap per room.

I ate at the hotel on two occasion, dinner on 1st night and complimentary breakfast on 2nd day. I found the quantities inadequate.

Ok lot of negatives, few good points:-

1. Affordable
2. Well located near the major market.
3. Nice view from front of the hotel (balcony of rooms facing the outside view)
4. Value for money
5. Friendly staff (they actually helped us lot during return journey)

Room Tip: Choose rooms facing the front
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
4 Thank Anindya Sankar D
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New Delhi, India
Level Contributor
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2013

I stayed in the pent house & cottage for 1 day each. Here are my list of pros & cons of the hotel.

Pro's
1) Nice location - its located at a 2mins walk from charring cross (the main market area).
2) Spacious rooms - I found out penthouse to be enough spacious compared to cottage where space for living room (with only 2 sofa's in a separate room) felt getting wasted.
3) Good Breakfast - The food was yummy, few options (dosa/vada/idly/poori masala) and vegetarian.
4) Penthouse was on 3rd floor with a (almost) private terrace area

Con's
1) No balcony in cottage
2) Old furniture and not well maintained
3) Lifts were not working
4) They want hard copy of your booking (and not email), had to go to a cyber cafe to get a printout.
5) Odd check-in/check-out time - it was 10am, usually see it around noon so that you get enough time to get up late and get ready .

Also uploading few pics of both the rooms here!

Room Tip: Penthouse if you can afford it, else deluxe rooms. Don't go for cottages.
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
12 Thank Jatin K
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Additional Information about TTDC Hotel

Property: TTDC Hotel
Address: Charing Cross Road, Ooty 643001, India
Location: India > Tamil Nadu > Ooty
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Ooty
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 62
Also Known As:
TTDC Hotel India/Ooty

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